Cobra Kai: Season 3

Cobra Kai: Season 3

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Taking place 30 years after The Karate Kid, Cobra Kai series follows a middle-aged Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) looking to clean up his act and revive the Cobra Kai dojo. However, this respectable restart doesn't go down well with his old rival Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio). While Cobra Kai is was a You Tube original series, it was acquired by Netflix in 2020 who comissioned this third season and a forthcoming fourth season.  More

Realising their rivalry went too far, Daniel teams up with Johnny to mend the dojo tensions. But Daniel’s car dealership begins to tank, and he returns to Okinawa to save his business. There, he reunites with his old fling Kumiko, and ex-rival Chozen Toguchi. Meanwhile, Johnny helps Miguel regain his strength after coming out of his coma. With Daniel and Johnny occupied, the students of Cobra Kai grow stronger and more violent as they more faithfully follow their merciless sensei, John Kreese.

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Miguel's fighting for his life, Robby's missing, and Daniel and... More Johnny's reputations are in tatters as the community reacts to the West Valley brawl.


Nature Vs. Nurture

Daniel and Johnny team up to find Robby. Miguel faces... More an uncertain future. Kreese tries to bring Tory back to Cobra Kai.


Now You're Gonna Pay

Daniel's tarnished public image takes a toll on his sales,... More leading to a takeover offer. Johnny tries to raise money for Miguel's surgery.


The Right Path

Following an important meeting in Japan, Daniel revisits Mr. Miyagi's... More hometown on Okinawa. Johnny attempts to reconnect with Robby.



In Okinawa, Daniel spends time with an old friend —... More and an old enemy, who has much to teach him. The dueling dojos' rivalry comes to a nasty head.


King Cobra

Miguel helps Johnny craft the perfect social media message. Kreese... More scouts new recruits while Daniel and Amanda try to shut down Cobra Kai.



Daniel spends some father-daughter time with a traumatized Sam. Johnny... More plans to form a new karate dojo but struggles to come up with a cool name.


The Good, The Bad, and The Badass

Informed that this year's All Valley Karate Tournament is being... More canceled, the three competing sensei attend a city council meeting to save it.


Feel the Night

It's Christmastime in the Valley, and romance is in the... More air. Daniel and Miguel find unexpected common ground, and the Cobra Kai recruits go on a mission.


December 19

Old wounds begin to heal at a country club holiday... More party, but a brutal assault by Kreese's students leads to new betrayals and alliances.

Cobra Kai: Season 3 | Reviews

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One of the best shows of the reboot era.

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Cobra Kai goes out of its way to show us everybody's sides. But it's tough to gauge exactly what it thinks the truth is.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Flawed, but still fun and satisfying.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

One of the cleverest reboots in our nostalgia-drunk era.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Pummels you with enough broad laughs and over-the-top twists to keep you coming back to its televised dojo, no matter how often it backslides into hokum.

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Hasn't just honored the Karate Kid way of storytelling, but mastered it.

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Cobra Kai: Season 3 | Trailers

Cobra Kai: Season 3 | Release Details

Cobra Kai: Season 3 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.