Best TV Show Seasons Ever

Kung Fu S.1; Easily one of the weirdest concepts for a TV show ever–who pitched this thing? “So, there’s this half-Chinese, half-white Shaolin priest who wanders the Old West looking for his half-brother and kicking some thug cowboy tail. Oh, and he spouts Taoist philosophy.  And teaches lessons about tolerance and nature and stuff.” But from the beginning–the pilot episode that sees Caine kill the emperor’s nephew and flee to America–the series had such a strong, sure voice, it was entrancing. Everyone watched this when it first came on. And they were treated to a terrific first season, despite some clunkers as the show found its footing. Continue reading

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