Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Green Hornet episode 10 - The Preying Mantis (18 Nov 1966)

48 years ago on this date of November 18 in the year 1966, the 10th episode of the new TV series, The Green Hornet, aired.

Posted this episode to mirror the airdate from 48 years ago. This episode is special because it was part of the Green Hornet movie they cobbled together from a few episodes with the bulk of the movie from this episode.

It also featured Bruce's student, Dan Inosanto, doubling for Mako who played Lo Sing in the fight scenes.


Green Hornet episode 10 - The Preying Mantis (18 Nov 1966)

When a Tong war breaks out in Chinatown, Britt and the paper investigate and think that it's actually a protection racket moving into Chinatown. When someone calls him telling him is he wants to know what's going on he will send someone to a restaurant in Chinatown. When they get there they find a man knocked out in front of the restaurant and the place trashed and the owner beaten up. Britt tells Scanlon he has to find the man, Jimmy Kee cause he knows what's going on. Later Mike discovers that a known protection man meeting with one of the Tongs. Later a friend of Jimmy's tells Britt where he will be. They go there and find him. They're about to bring him to Scanlon when they learn that Jimmy's friend was kidnapped. They decide to hold Jimmy and go to the boss and offer Jimmy in exchange for money and the girl. But at the exchange, the Tong leader reneges and is challenged to fight Kato to the death.

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