Kung Fu Pilot

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Pilot/First Season
Now on DVD
Pilot Movie: "KUNG FU"
Teleplay By: Ed Spielman & Howard Friedlander Story By: Ed Spielman
Directed By:: Jerry Thorpe (also #1, 2, 3, 4, 16, 18 & 40)
First Broadcast: FEBRUARY 22, 1972 available on video and also on the new First Season DVD)
Guest Stars: Barry Sullivan (also #33), Albert Salmi (also #6 & 39), Wayne Maunder, Benson Fong (also #3, 19 & 44), Richard Loo (also pilot & #3, 23, 35, 48 & 50-51), Victor Sen Yung (also #9, 21, 30 & 47), Robert Ito (also #17 & 30), James Hong (also #21, 35, 41, 42, 49, 50 & 54 and bit parts in others), Keith Carradine (also #11), David Chow (also technical and Kung Fu advisor until the middle of the 2nd series, sometimes assisted by Kam Yuen, who took over after that)
Regular Cast: David Carradine, Philip Ahn, Keye Luke, Radames Pera

Fleeing a murder charge in China, Caine helps Chinese laborers building the transcontinental railroad. (Novelization by Howard Lee*2*)

Wanted Poster
The Wanted Poster
Many viewers over the years
have asked for a clear view
of the Wanted Poster
Jim Hamilton sent us this copy,
which is the clearest we have seen.
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[Revised and Expanded - March 19, 2004]

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