Cobra Kai Season 5 All Details

Crossing the streams with its sequels, the fifth season of "Cobra Kai" features heavy dollops of the 2nd & 3rd "The Karate Kid" movies while continue to carve out its own next-generation melodrama.

all in extraordinarily nimble fashion. While it's not the best series on TV (OK, Netflix), there should be some kind of prize for the best revival culled from limited source material.

The inevitable battle of dueling dojos in Season 4, which saw seemingly every kid in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley taking up karate,

Still, in order to battle the bad guy from "Karate Kid III," Daniel (Ralph Macchio) has enlisted the heavy from "II," Chozen (Yuji Okumoto), in an unlikely but utterly hysterical alliance.

(A little fuzzy on his English, when Daniel suggests they need to cut off the head of the snake, the literal-minded Chozen pulls out a knife and is ready to go.)

Of course, there's a lot more to it than that, with the frequently down-on-his-luck Johnny trying to navigate his romance with Carmen, and the rift between his son and hers.

The kids, in fact, have as many shifting allegiances as the elder generation, whose AARP-eligible karate masters continue to prove remarkably spry.