#WaybackWednesday with 'Karate Kid' Ralph Macchio and William Zabka

The stars of "Cobra Kai" talk the latest in the "Karate Kid" saga and revisit their teen magazine pinups.
4:18 | 04/24/19

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Transcript for #WaybackWednesday with 'Karate Kid' Ralph Macchio and William Zabka
it's been 35 years, hard to believe, since we all saw this. Wax off, don't forget to breathe. Very important. Wax on, wax off. Wax on, wax off. Where did these cars come from? Wax on. Detroit. Wax on, I mean, it's one of the most iconic lines from a movie ever and Ralph Macchio, the original karate kid and William Zabka who starred as Johnny the rival both with us because they're reuniting on the show "Cobra Kai." So happy to have you and this. The old girl came along. Love this car. This was in the movie. Yes. You now own it. Yes. What did you drive it off the set. I took it right off set. No, the head of Columbia pictures said, boy, I would love to have the opportunity to have that car and keep something from every movie but they -- I thought about buying it and then just delivered it to me as a gift and it's the gift that keeps on giving now she stars in "Cobra Kai" on YouTube premium. You drive it around town, right? Well, I drove it here. No, listen,s of it sitting in storage for awhile and needed a little tlc and some great guys down by Atlanta, Georgia, put a new engine in and got it up and running but recently shot in los Angeles with it and turned some heads when we drive this car. I bet. She is a beauty. William, great to see you. Your character, Johnny, we all know him very well but your kids don't. Is that true? They've never seen the original. My kids have never seen the original film. My boy is 9 and my daughter is 5. They're Teed up on the DVD ready to go. They saw the trailer. My son saw it when he was 5 and he says I saw the trailer for "The karate kid" and why were you beating up that kid? Oh, yeah, yeah. It was a Halloween thing, we were dressed up as skeletons but they're ready to see it now and know about "Cobra Kai" and know Ralph and call him uncle and know the whole cast. We want you to see a little bit of "Cobra Kai", want to see a clip? Roll 'em. Classes at cobra Kai. So many want to join. Wow, that's great. So proud of you. I love how passionate my students are. Sure, they may not be as many but they have heart. Okay. So this is happening. Just saying it's not the quantity, it's the quality. So takes place 35 years. 35 years later, still rivals and they get under each other's skin but what's interesting about the characters if, you strip all their own stuff out of the way they're not that different. That's what's so cool about the show. There's no clear protagonist/antagonist, everyone has gray areas. You found a new audience which is so wonderful and we still love the movie. I want to refresh your memories on something. It is way back Wednesday. We thought we would share nice with you. I think I'll start with William. Other known as Billy Zabka. When you were "Teen beat's" hunk of the week. My, my, my. Would you like to caption it? Yes, yes. I remember that shot. I remember taking that picture. That's me now. Yes. When I take the shirt off. But this is you then when you were "Tigerbeat's" hunk of the William, William, want to ? That was Ralph's head shot when he was 40. I think he got it when he was 40. I was doing all I could to cover up. I like he's reading a magazine. I was reading the article on you. Great to have you here. Wonderful to see you again. Congratulations on the new show. It is called "Cobra Kai," season 2 launches on YouTube premium I love it. I was on a plane and someone in

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