In the Pit with Cobra Kai

In episode 7 Candy introduces Ashley to the cultural phenomenon Cobra Kai. Calling on interviews with actors and producers of the hit show, Candy pulls back the curtain to share callbacks, Easter Eggs, and intentional choices made by the Cobra Kai show creators to satisfy both die-hard Karate Kid fans and also newer viewers.

Warning: This episode contains spoilers.

Show Notes for Episode 7!

William Zabka, Ralph Macchio, and Martin Kove in a scene from Cobra Kai


“75 Cobra Kai Season 3 Easter Eggs and Hidden Details You Probably Missed,”  Men’s Health, by Philip Ellis, January 5, 2021

Today Show Interview with Ralph Macchio, August 27, 2020

“Oral History of ‘Cobra Kai’ with Ralph Macchio and William Zabka,” Rotten Tomatoes, April 30, 2019

“Cobra Kai producers answer your big season 3 spoiler questions,” Entertainment Weekly,  by Kristen Baldwin, January 02, 2021 

“Cobra Kai Season 3 Honors Original Karate Kid Cast Member Rob Garrison, Who Died in 2019,”, by Breanne L. Heldman, January 01, 2021 

“The Crane Kick Is Bogus: A Karate Kid Oral History,” Sports Illustrated, by Alex Prewitt, May 1, 2018

“Some Never Before Seen Footage From Original Karate Kid,”,  by Dan Zinski,  May 01, 2018

“Ralph Macchio on The Karate Kid’s 1947 Ford and Cobra Kai Season Two,” Automobile, by Mac Morrison, Apr 24, 2019

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