The ambitious Cobra Kai season 5 has launched to a remarkable flawless Rotten Tomatoes after garnering progressively greater reviews with each season. Cobra Kai has established itself as a powerful successor series to The Karate Kid films, with returning performers now instructing a new generation of karate students. Season 4 of Cobra Kai left both Daniel LaRusso’s Miyagi-Do and Johnny Lawrence’s Eagle Fang in doubt, but season 5 returned with excellent stories and its trademark blend of martial arts and humor.
Season 5 of Cobra Kai had a lot to cover with an ever-growing cast and new and old storylines combined, yet it managed to end the season satisfyingly for many people while still leaving room for future seasons. This season, LaRusso defeated Terry Silver, the head of Cobra Kai, with his famed crane kick, and other beefs were settled between the triad of dueling dojos. The biggest cliffhanger of the season is Kreese’s prison breakout, and while Cobra Kai producers have a master plan for season 6 and the end of the series, its continuous success may not bring it to an end anytime soon.
Cobra Kai season 5 has gotten a rare 100 percent approval rating from critics, with all 27 reviews rating it fresh at the time of writing. Fans appear to be pleased with the new season as well, with a 98 percent approval rating from audiences and a largely good consensus on Twitter and Reddit. The biggest compliments are for Cobra Kai’s ability to weave together many narratives while growing its characters and maintaining its trademark humor and action.
While there have been some critics of Cobra Kai’s style of light humor and dramatic battles, faithful viewers who remained with the show were rewarded with some of the best karate and character development in the series in season 5, as seen by its rare 100% Rotten Tomatoes score. Although it has not been formally renewed for a second season, Cobra Kai producers and star William Zabka appear to be quite positive about the show’s future. The series has brought back old opponents like Silver and Chozen on a regular basis, so there is room for the show to continue developing its young characters while bringing in familiar Karate Kid faces.
Although Cobra Kai season 5’s uncommon 100% Rotten Tomatoes score may be influenced by one critic who does not love it, it nevertheless reflects the overwhelmingly good comments from both viewers and critics. While some may find the show’s gags and drama a little exaggerated, most agree that it works as a fresh comedy action show with plenty of Cobra Kai stories to tell. While fans wait for renewal news or a drop in its rare rating, they can catch up on Cobra Kai season 5 on Netflix right now.
Source: Rotten Tomatoes