Cobra Kai is no stranger to the idea of reintroducing and revisiting important characters from Karate Kid’s previous. The same is true for season 5 that will see Mike Barnes, a former Cobra Kai pupil Mike Barnes make a comeback in a surprising manner.
However, not everyone has seen Cobra Kai andKarate Kid Part 3. So, who is Mike Barnes? Why is he associated with relationship with Daniel LaRusso? What’s his relationship and that of Terry Silver? The whole story will be discovered inside our guide to the man once referred to by the name of “Karate’s Bad Boy.” Splinters for Cobra Kai Season 5. are available.
Who is Mike Barnes?
To find out for that question, you’ll need to look all the way back to 1989’s Karate Kid Part 3. While most people are likely to already be familiar with the previous two films in the trilogy, the third film in the series was also more controversial and yet equally important to understanding the Cobra Kai’s key characters decades later.
Mike Barnes is one of the main antagonists of Karate Kid 3 and is played by Sean Kanan. He is a secretly hired agent to work for Terry Silver – who is seeking revenge against Daniel as well as Mr. Miyagi on behalf his friend from war Kreese and Kreese to be the winner of the All-Valley Tournament and beat Daniel.
Daniel however, isn’t thrilled with his participation in the event. This prompts Mike (and his Karate henchman naturally) to force Daniel’s hand in a scuffle with Daniel and his new companion Jessica in an attempt to convince Daniel to enroll to The All-Valley.
Terry is then able to take Daniel under his the wing to prepare him for the event, which makes Daniel more vicious, and creating an arc in the middle between LaRusso and. Miyagi.
They eventually come to a peace agreement prior to the tournament, and Miyagi prevailing over Mike, Kreese, and Terry. Mike then loses to Daniel at the end of the night in the final, a sudden-death match. the All-Valley.
Mike Barnes in Cobra Kai season 5 – spoilers inside
Later, in the course of Cobra Kai season 5, Daniel looks up Mike (once was played again by Sean Kanan) – who Daniel suspects could be one of the few remaining allies with Terry.
A unsettling phone call sends alarm bells ringing . Daniel confronts Mike who claims it’s the owner of a furniture shop. In spite of a second ruckus, due to Chozen The two end up on good terms by Mike handing over Daniel his number to Terry’s lawyer.
When Terry learns about Daniel’s attempts to dig dirt on his property, the millionaire reacts by torching Mike’s business.
In the finale of season one, Mike – broke and with his marriage at risk has kidnapped Daniel, Johnny and Chozen however, he soon is able to focus his attention on taking revenge on Terry Silver.
Mike assists Johnny and Chozen to defeat Terry’s senseis at Silver’s mansion . He also takes the Rembrandt painting to compensate for his store that was stolen.