Kung Fu

The WORST episodes of Kung Fu

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Last Updated: 6/11/2022Network: ABC (US)
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The Elixir
star
6.50
110 votes

#1 - The Elixir

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/20/1973

A beautiful medicine hawker, Theodora, is so concerned with herself that she totally ignores what her hunchback brother needs or wants.

Directors: Walter Doniger
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The Demon God
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6.77
43 votes

#2 - The Demon God

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/13/1974

After being stung by a scorpion, Caine remembers a time in China, where a member of the royal family poisoned him in order to discover what was on the journey to death, during which time Caine had visions of the American west.

Directors: David Carradine
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The Thief of Chendo
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6.90
39 votes

#3 - The Thief of Chendo

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/29/1975

Young Caine and Master Po imagine what it will be like when Caine leaves the temple, and in their dreams Caine is sent to deliver a ring to a Grand Duke by Master Po. Upon arriving at the palace, he is informed that the Duke is dead, but an old man from the Duke's palace delivers him a message that he is still alive. He is being imprisoned by his own cousin, who has taken control of the palace. Caine also meets a thief who falls in love with the Duke's daughter, who is to be married off, and they work together to free both the Duke and his daughter.

Directors: Harry Harris
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Battle Hymn
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6.96
46 votes

#4 - Battle Hymn

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/8/1975

Caine meets two traveling musicians, who are looking for a supposedly magical cave, all unaware that there are silver hunters looking to strike it rich with the cave.

Directors: Barry Crane
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Crossties
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6.99
70 votes

#5 - Crossties

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/21/1974

Caine is caught in the middle of a land-rights fight between farmers and railroad agents. He tries to convince the farmers to accept an offer of amnesty, and to keep the agents from using the offer as a fatal trap for the farmers.

Directors: Richard Lang
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Ambush
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7.00
41 votes

#6 - Ambush

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/4/1975

Serenity Johnson, the blind preacher last seen in The Nature Of Evil, asks Caine to help escort him with a shipment to San Fransisco. What neither one of them knows is that stolen silver bars are hidden in the shipment, and people involved in the robbery are after them.

Directors: Alex Beaton
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One Step to Darkness
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7.02
43 votes

#7 - One Step to Darkness

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/25/1975

Caine tries helping the depressed wife of an Army sergeant, with a drug addiction, and winds up fighting an inner demon of his own creation.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Blood of the Dragon (1)
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7.04
55 votes

#8 - Blood of the Dragon (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/14/1974

Caine goes to meet with his grandfather again, only to find he has been murdered. He searches for the murderer, unaware that a group of assassins from China are after him.

Directors: Richard Lang
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Full Circle
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7.05
41 votes

#9 - Full Circle

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/8/1975

(Series' Finale) The Caine family's dysfunctional relationships get resolved. Kwai Chang and Danny are questing to find General Cantrell who has custody of Zeke Caine. After typical adversities everyone is reunited and Kwai Chang reveals where his future lies.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Besieged (2): Cannon at the Gates
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7.05
41 votes

#10 - Besieged (2): Cannon at the Gates

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/22/1974

Caine and the others try to defend the monastery, while the cannon the Warlord SIng wil attack them with is still enroute. In the meantime, he must contend with the fact that a woman who wants to become a Shaolin monk and rejected Sing's hand in marriage, has fallen in love with him.

Directors: David Carradine
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The Forbidden Kingdom
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7.05
41 votes

#11 - The Forbidden Kingdom

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/18/1975

This episode shows how Caine fled China, being pursued by a relentless Lieutenant in the Emperor's army, and how he faces possible betrayal by a woman who pledges to help him; but has secretly made an offer to turn him over to the Lieutenanf, in exchange for her brother's release from prison.

Directors: Gordon Hessler
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The Third Man
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7.05
101 votes

#12 - The Third Man

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/26/1973

A gambler on a hot streak entrusts his winnings to Caine. But the money is stolen, the gambler is killed, and Caine seeks answers to the mysteries surrounding both events.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin
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The Brothers Caine
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7.05
40 votes

#13 - The Brothers Caine

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/1/1975

Caine finds where his brother is hiding, but is unaware that Danny has been told there is a Chinese bounty hunter who wants to kill him.

Directors: Harry Harris
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The Squawman
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7.08
119 votes

#14 - The Squawman

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/1/1973

Caine helps a farmer who is married to an Indian woman. The townpeople have no respect for the farmer until he kills an outlaw's son and then they treat him as a hero.

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The Nature of Evil
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7.09
47 votes

#15 - The Nature of Evil

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/21/1974

Caine and Serenity Johnson, the blind preacher last seen in Dark Angel, look for a killer that is stalking Serenity's town of Nineveh.

Directors: Robert M. Lewis
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The Salamander
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7.09
78 votes

#16 - The Salamander

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/6/1973

Caine comes to a bankrupt mining town and meets a mentally handicapped boy, who is the target of a claim jumper.

Directors: Richard Lang
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The Gunman
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7.10
52 votes

#17 - The Gunman

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/3/1974

A gunslinger defends Caine and the widow who owns the ranch where Caine is working. Meanwhile, Caine is still pursued by a detachment of volunteers and an overzealous bounty hunter.

Directors: Richard Lang
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The Last Raid
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7.10
41 votes

#18 - The Last Raid

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/26/1975

Caine goes to visit Caleb Brown and his family, last seen in The Well. Caleb's son, Daniel, is fishing with the local doctor's son, when both are kidnapped, by a vengeful ex-Confederate Sergeant. The Sergeant hopes to use them to lure the doctor to him to get his revenge, and Caine must save them.

Directors: Alex Beaton
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A Dream Within a Dream
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7.10
102 votes

#19 - A Dream Within a Dream

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/17/1974

Caine, while walking through a dense fog, happens upon a man who is hanging and he himself is then shot. When he awakens, he finds himself in the company of a sculptor played by John Drew Barrymore (Drew's father). Caine is later accused of the murder of the hanging man and Barrymore's character comes to his defense. This is a really good episode and on the DVD David Carradine has an interesting commentary that accompanies this particular episode.

Directors: Richard Lang
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Cry of the Night Beast
star
7.11
46 votes

#20 - Cry of the Night Beast

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/19/1974

Caine hears the cry of a child begging to be saved, but there is no child to be found. Only a very young buffalo calf and his mother. Caine protects him from a hunter who is determined to kill him for the hide.

Directors: Richard Lang
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The Predators
star
7.14
44 votes

#21 - The Predators

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/5/1974

Caine is accused of murder and must seek out a witness who is a member of a gang of Indian scalphunters, who doesn't want to help him. He must also deal with an Apache warrior who wants to kill the witness for his crimes against the Apache.

Directors: Harry Harris
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The Chalice
star
7.14
124 votes

#22 - The Chalice

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/1973

Caught between a Gatling Gun and a fort full of murderous killers, Caine must rescue a stolen chalice in order to make restitution for a dead Franciscan priest.

Directors: Jerry Thorpe
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Flight to Orion
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7.14
43 votes

#23 - Flight to Orion

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/22/1975

Caine goes searching for Danny, with Danny's son and a woman Danny Jr. has found out is his mother, with riders pursuing them, and is forced into an Indian death match along the way.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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The Spirit-Helper
star
7.14
107 votes

#24 - The Spirit-Helper

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/1973

Caine helps a young Indian man who saw his father killed and wants to kill the men who did it and rescue his mother from them.

Directors: Walter Doniger
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Arrogant Dragon
star
7.15
46 votes

#25 - Arrogant Dragon

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/14/1974

Wu Chang has angered the Tong Sect, and is ordered to commit suicide or be executed by them. Caine tries to help him fake his death and escape from the Tongs.

Directors: Richard Lang
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