Kung Fu

10 Best Episodes of Kung Fu

A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice…all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 08, 2023.

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#15 - Year of the Tiger (2) (Season 2 - Episode 2)

In the midst of Lunar New Year festivities in Chinatown, Nicky tries to help her newly-discovered cousin Mia understand her new reality. Meanwhile, as Nicky and Evan follow a lead involving one of Russell Tan's mercenaries, Henry keeps an eye on Mia at the community center. Elsewhere, Ryan meets Sebastian, Harmony Dumpling's newest line cook and Kerwin is paid a surprise visit by his sister Juliet. Finally, Zhilan is forced to confront her past.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 218 votes.

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#14 - Guidance (Season 1 - Episode 7)


After learning some devastating news about Pei-Ling, Nicky attempts to keep herself distracted by offering to help a young woman in need; Zhilan confronts her past; Mei-Lei makes a startling confession.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 335 votes.

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#13 - Sacrifice (Season 1 - Episode 12)

With time running out, Nicky and Henry work to translate a cryptic map that could lead them to the Forge; Althea and the family prepare for Po Po's arrival.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 292 votes.

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#12 - Alliance (Season 2 - Episode 12)


With Russell Tan on the verge of making his final move, Nicky enlists all the help she can get in order to stop him before it's too late. But when an unexpected discovery threatens to derail their efforts, the team will be forced to prepare for what may be a losing battle.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 169 votes.

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#11 - Betrayal (Season 3 - Episode 8)

Following an incident involving her parents, Nicky stumbles upon a devastating secret. Elsewhere, Mei-Li gets creative at the restaurant, and Bo faces demons from his past.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 117 votes.

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#10 - The Compass (Season 3 - Episode 3)


After learning that Henry is a person of interest in a heist gone wrong, Nicky travels to Thailand to help him - a move that forces them to confront their unresolved issues. When Mei-Li needs help reorganizing at Harmony Dumplings, Jin and Althea team up to help. Elsewhere, Ryan gets some relationship advice from an unlikely source.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 135 votes.

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#9 - Shifu (Season 3 - Episode 1)

As the Shens prepare for Harmony Dumplings’ grand reopening, they learn that they have become the latest victims of a crime wave that has hit their Chinatown community. Nicky and the team prepare to take matters into their own hands.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 162 votes.

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#8 - Harvest (Season 3 - Episode 5)


Nicky is forced to put things with Bo on the back burner while she figures out how to help Pei-Ling. Sebastian voices his concern to Mei-Li about corporate's growing oversight on the restaurant. Althea and Evan help Jin after a local politician is robbed of some valuable research. Finally, Zhilan makes her move.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 131 votes.

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#7 - Risk (Season 3 - Episode 2)

When someone from Nicky's past shows up unexpectedly, she reaches out to Ryan for help uncovering why. Jin takes on the Chinatown Council, while Evan and Althea investigate what may be behind the city's recent rise in crime. Finally, Mei-Li meets with Carrie, the representative of a restaurant investment group, and Henry's globetrotting search brings him to one of his father's former allies.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 151 votes.

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#6 - Reunion (Season 2 - Episode 5)


After receiving a new clue that could lead to Mia's whereabouts, Nicky and Henry race to find her before Russell Tan's forces do. Meanwhile, Mei-Li is tested when a new restaurant opens nearby, and Althea continues to struggle with the challenges of work.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 191 votes.

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#5 - Villains (Season 3 - Episode 7)

After her latest mission unearths some startling information about Xiao, Nicky and the team devise a plan to deal with her once and for all. Althea gives Evan some advice on his relationship with Nadia, and Jin prepares for his first interview.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 113 votes.

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#4 - Rescue (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Nicky, Henry, Ryan and Pei-Ling try to make sense of some disturbing information they’ve learned about Xiao. Althea and Dennis help his sister after she learns that money has gone missing from their family’s charitable trust. Elsewhere, Mei-Li is forced to make an impossible decision.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 116 votes.

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#3 - Transformation (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Nicky learns what is needed to open the forge. Meanwhile, an emergency at home threatens to derail Althea and Dennis' tea ceremony.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 290 votes.

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#2 - Harmony (Season 3 - Episode 4)


With the grand reopening of Harmony Dumplings just around the corner, it's all hands on deck to make sure it goes off without a hitch. However, things take an unexpected turn when the Shen's receive a mysterious threat on the eve of the restaurant's reopening. Elsewhere, Jin faces a new challenge and Ryan scrambles to find Sebastian the perfect gift.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 124 votes.

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#1 - The Alchemist (Season 2 - Episode 7)

As Nicky investigates the secrets behind a mysterious stone that Juliet is after, Henry uncovers a shocking revelation about his father. Elsewhere, Althea prepares for investor meetings for her app, and Dennis receives an ultimatum from his dad.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 166 votes.

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