Proof That Daniel Was The Real Bully In The Karate Kid

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So apparently the 1984 classic The Karate Kid is not about Daniel LaRusso, the new kid in the neighborhood, becoming the target of “Cobra Kai” member Johnny Lawrence. Nope. It’s the other way around!


Johnny is the real hero, trying to make things work, but Daniel, the violent sociopath, doesn’t let him. And he even gets help from the demon sorcerer Miyagi! Pretty funny theory. Makes me want to hire J. Matthew Turner, the creator of this video as my lawyer, that’s for sure:

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Sounds similar to how me and my husband both see berserk. He falls on the side of guts and I fall on griffiths side because in the end everything that goes wrong is Guts’ fault.