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    Default Cobra Kai (Youtube Red)

    Watched the first episode last night since it and the second episode are free. Liked it a lot despite never seeing the movies.

    Anyone else watching it or plan on watching it?
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    I've seen 5 episodes so far.
    I like the story telling (maybe it's just me).
    The two main protagonists are worse actors now than they used to be when the first movie came out.

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    I've watched the other 5 episodes.
    Perhaps the actors got to remember their craft as the shooting progressed.
    I think their acting improved a bit in the last few episodes, or they just grew in me, one or the other.
    I have a complaint about the story not ending in closure.



    Edit:

    The text below reveals details on the plot, sorry for not tagging it off the bat.
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    Also, in episode 7 Johnny Lawrence asserts that John Kreese (the original psychopathic badie) is dead, however John Kreese makes an appearance in the last scene of the lase episode.
    Did Johnny Lawrence lie about John Kreese's death?
    Was he simply misinformed?
    Or was he hallucinating?

    Given how the series is reminiscent of the '80s, the sudden return of the long thought dead bad guy, gives me the feeling of the cheesy cliche of MacGyver's archenemy Murdoc, always surviving seemingly certain death, only to reappear so that he can torment MacGyver a bit more.
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    Default Re: Cobra Kai (Youtube Red)

    Been slowly chipping away at it.

    This show is far greater than it has any right to be. And I am so happy it has been renewed.
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    Default Re: Cobra Kai (Youtube Red)

    Watched 9 episodes and stopped.
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    It's like they're doing a 360 degree circle, and the 10th episode would be too depressing to watch



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    Default Re: Cobra Kai (Youtube Red)

    Quote Originally Posted by Gen. Chris View Post
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    This show is far greater than it has any right to be. ...
    What do you mean by that?


    An additional remark I would like to make is that the main characters are written as too hot headed, both of them.
    These guys are both supposed to be in their mid 50s (according to what I gathered).
    They are behaving as if they are only a few years more mature than they were in the first film.


    @Derpy Hooves:
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    Do watch the tenth episode, it's not that depressing and it offers the main characters the motivation for some evolution/growth.

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