Kung Fu

Kung Fu (1972)

19 mistakes

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The Chalice - S2-E3

Factual error: After the opening credits, Caine is walking along the beach. On the beach behind him, you can see a modern long-board surfboard lying in the sand which gets caught up in a wave.


King of the Mountain - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: During the fight on the mountain, as Caine defends himself from being struck with the shackles, you can see what looks like John Saxon leaning against a tree watching the (I presume) the stunt double and the fight. (00:45:20)

The Nature of Evil - S2-E21

Factual error: Serenity Johnson's well-worn tarot cards are from the world's most popular tarot deck created by A.E. Waite and drawn by P.C. Smith, which was first published in 1910 in England. Kung Fu takes place in the old West of the 1870s, about 40 years before the deck was published.

The Brujo - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After Caine tells everyone the bird is only a creature of the earth they rush to see the boy, and just as the door is opened in the overhead shot we can see the hair of a crewmember under the crow, at the left side of the screen. Presumably it's the animal trainer. (00:28:30)

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The Brujo - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When the crow is on the cross Caine tells the crowd there's nothing to be afraid of in a bird, and just as he explains that it's only a creature of the earth, the shadow of the animal trainer can be seen motioning to the trained bird, then it flies off and lands on the trainer's hand. Funny to see Caine and the crowd turn and pretend to watch the bird fly in the opposite direction. (00:28:10)

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Blood Brother - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: After Caine slams the bad guy through the window of the store, the face of the stunt man playing Caine is visible and has white powder on the left side of his face. The next shot shows Caine in the store with no powder on his face.


The Squawman - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Right before the bad guy fires his rifle through the window, Caine kicks the rifle out of his hands and the bad guy jerks backwards, away from the building. The next shot the rifleman still has the rifle in both hands, and is slammed into the building by Caine.


Trivia: "Kung Fu" was not canceled due to poor ratings, as it performed solidly during its run. It was canceled due to the physical stress and abuse on David Carradine's body, and it was wearing him out.


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