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The Karate Kid: Daniel is the REAL Bully [J. Matthew Movies, Ep 3]

The Karate Kid: Daniel is the REAL Bully [J. Matthew Movies, Ep 3]


The Karate Kid is the story of Daniel, a violent
sociopath who moves to a California town and begins tormenting a local boy and his friends. Johnny is a high school senior with a commitment
to atone for past mistakes, and move his life forward in a positive direction. “No, ex-degenerate,
man. 8 a.m. tomorrow, I’m a senior. I’ve got one year to make it all work, and that’s
what I’m gonna do — make it work.” They are destined to meet when Daniel’s
neighbor invites him to a beach party, where he becomes instantly obsessed with Johnny’s
newly ex-girlfriend, Ali. After a courtship ritual consisting solely of creepy, unbroken eye contact, he approaches her, only to be summarily rebuffed. Johnny arrives to patch things up with Ali,
but the discussion becomes heated. “Well I want to talk to you, all right?” Now I
want to be clear about this: what Johnny is doing is not ok, and he should respect her
wish to be left alone. Johnny is, in the end, a flawed hero. But one thing he is definitely
not doing is getting violent. Daniel, however, seeing an opportunity to insert himself into
Ali’s life, chooses to escalate the situation, demanding the return of Ali’s radio. Frustrated
and heartbroken, Johnny complies with Daniel’s request, and in the heat of the moment, pushes
him down. Daniel now has the radio, and Ali is still
in no danger. Nevertheless, he attacks Johnny, who merely steps aside, allowing Daniel to
knock himself to the ground, twice. “I didn’t do anything!” But when Daniel refuses to
let it go, Johnny must use force to end this violent outburst, for the safety of everyone
present. So what is Daniel’s response to Johnny’s non-aggression? Pow! A sucker punch right
to the mouth. Johnny defends himself, as is his legal right, and then de-escalates the
situation by leaving the scene entirely. The next day in school, Daniel trips while
playing sportball. Rather than accepting that occasional bumps and bruises will happen during
playtime, Daniel instead externalizes the blame onto Johnny’s friend Bobby, and proceeds
to ground-and-pound him, MMA-style. A few days later, Daniel attempts to enroll
at a karate school, obviously intending to up his game so he can get revenge on Johnny.
Put it this way: how would you feel if someone picked a fight with you, lost, and then went
out the next day and bought a gun? Well, that’s exactly how Johnny feels when Daniel shows
up at Cobra Kai. So he decides to send a message: your violence will not be tolerated. Because
Johnny knows what can happen when you teach karate to a person with a bad attitude. Months go by, and no one bothers anyone. Clearly,
this conflict is over. Until Daniel, unprovoked and for absolutely no reason, drenches Johnny
with water in the middle of a school function, ruining his night. To add irony to injury,
Johnny was at that very moment sparking up a J, which is about the least violent thing
you can do. “That weasel snagged the ‘bee.” “All right.” But I digress. Daniel has crossed the line this time, and he knows it. After causing a multi-car collision, he flees into the night. There is no telling
what further damage this unbalanced and violent individual will do, and once again, it falls
on Johnny to contain Daniel’s fury. After local busybody, karate master and child-batterer
Mr. Miyagi intervenes, Daniel convinces him that this is somehow all Johnny’s fault.
So they go to Johnny’s sacred place — the Cobra Kai studio — and challenge him to
yet another fight. Johnny accepts the challenge, and even agrees to refrain from defending
himself against any more of Daniel’s unprovoked aggression until the match. Daniel, of course, sees this as a license to continue to harass Johnny in public, with impunity. “All right, watch this. Hey guys, how ya
doin’? It’s good to see you. Hey, sorry about the eye there, Johnny. Shoulder ok,
Tommy? You guys be careful not to go stepping in front of any more buses now, all right?” The day of the tournament arrives. Johnny
is there, defending his title. Daniel, meanwhile, is a danger to himself and others as he doesn’t
even know the basic rules of engagement. “All right, what are the rules here?” “Don’t
know.” To no one’s surprise, Johnny advances to
the final round, and karma catches up with Daniel when his leg is injured by the boy
he wantonly attacked on the soccer field. However, just as Johnny is about to be awarded
his trophy, Daniel is granted unnatural strength by the demon-sorceror Miyagi. Enabling him
to defeat Johnny and win the tournament in an upset. Ever mindful of good sportsmanship, Johnny
lets go of his sadness at losing, subjugates his ego and personally presents Daniel with
his tainted blood-trophy. May you choke on it in your wet dreams, you rotten little prick. Thanks for watching. Please click like, and
hit subscribe if you’d like to see more videos like this. Let me know in the comments
what you think about my theory, and what movie I should talk about next. And check out my
previous video, “Mortal Kombat and Enter the Dragon Are the Same Movie.” “This is a karate
dojo, not a knitting class.”

100 thoughts on “The Karate Kid: Daniel is the REAL Bully [J. Matthew Movies, Ep 3]”

  1. after watching this video, i wonder…. How many times have you thought of killing yourself, because you need to do it. to save the enviroment and to NOT disturb and irritate more people ;D

  2. Go to the moment before Johnny gets kicked. Slow it down to .25 speed, and you will see johnny let his guard down, letting Daniel win

  3. “When local busybody, karate master and child batterer……. “

    LOL!!!!!

    Watched this 4 years ago and it was funny then and it’s still funny now…

  4. Didnt even mention Daniel won with an illegal kick. I did karate for eleven years, and you can’t kick faces at tournaments.

  5. Lawrence was still undeniably an asshole that picked on Daniel even after beating him in the beach before the Halloween party incident. He even threw him to a cliff, in which he could’ve died. Daniel literally tried to avoid fighting in the beach but Lawrence started hitting him first. Plus he was trying to defend Ali from a seemingly abusive ex.

  6. In retrospect Johnny does seem like a swell guy when he's not showing off for his dojo friends, but it reminds me of the rich kid in the movie with my dream girl Lea Thompson 'Some Kind of Wonderful' where the rich guy stands around smiling and looking debonair while his friends giggle, smirk, and do most of the dirty work.
    I think we'd be much more sympathetic to Daniel if he had brought in a gang of tattooed thugs to back him up with intimidation instead of him flailing around like a madman and enlisting a karate master whose hands and feet are registered weapons. I mean, come on, aren't the good looking, wealthy Anglo kids meant to have everything? Why can't Daniel learn his proper place and stay away from hot blonde girls? (Next movie he goes over to Okinawa and right away starts hitting on the hot Japanese girls?? When will he learn?)

  7. Daniel didn’t spray water on Johnny for no reason, he was mad that they pushed him off of a fucking cliff, and please don’t give me bad feedback on this, you’re telling me u wouldn’t be a little mad if someone pushed you off a cliff

  8. Holy shit that's some insightful shit. I said shit twice, but damn are you right. He could've went in cobra Kai and said shit you here? Why not teach me. Fuck it it's the 80's bull shit going on we need a movie, God bless America. But fuck it, fuck you,fuck this movie, your all gonna get raped, but that's including you, meagji is in hell getting ass raped. And all will join. Fuck is the key word. So is cobra Kai.

  9. I am a Karate Kid | Cobra Kai Lifer but you just earned a spot in the dojo with that child batterer quote. So brilliant I can't take it bro. Legend

  10. Daniel was NOT the bully. I understand Daniel should have stayed out of Johnny's business. But Not only did Daniel play in an antagonist manner in this movie, Johnny did too. Johnny pushed the radio into Daniel and made him fall, that's what made daniel wanted to fight. On the soccer field you missed out some parts, Johnny's friend provoked Daniel, one of Johnny's friend's tripped Daniel and Daniel got up and beat his ass. I would have done the same thing. I'll admit Daniel did mess with Johnny sometimes but Daniel was not perfect. He was just a kid! A kid that grew up poor trying to make it with his single mother. Johnny was a spoiled "rich" kid that had a rich dad. If you and other people believe that Daniel, was the bully then CLEARLY, You're a bully!

  11. this is complete bullshit. Anybody that has any comprehension skills knows, that the Cobra Kai kids were the aggressors in the first movie. They were made that way because of Krees. The person who made this video must be a bully or he is completely delusional.

  12. Let’s be honest guys maybe Johnny is the bully, I’m saying this because he is actually a straight up bully, if u won’t admit that Johnny is the bully then you have to admit he is a bully if ur in cobra kai, you’re become a bully, you can see this in cobra kai the show, Johnny is even still bullying kids in his 50s, I’m talkin literally every kid in his class so Johnny is a bad guy and a bully is what I’m saying, just give the chance that Johnny was the bully, I mean for some scenes like the Halloween fight, I mean come on

  13. Mr M only showed Soto love when Soto hated him. Daniel teaching nothing but hatred for Cobra Kai and not giving Johnny a chance. Daniel was a prick then and still is.

  14. If you guys actually watched the movie(s) you guys wouldn't take this video so seriously. I'm pretty sure this was meant to be a joke. At the beach when Jonny walked up on Daniel after kicking him to the ground he said something like "how bout you tough guy" that's what sparked the "sucker punch". And as for the soccer incident Jonny actually signalled for his friend to trip Daniel during the tryouts. Last but not least when Daniel walked into cobra kai Jonny wasn't shocked or scared. He actually taunted Daniel with a smile and personally I don't think that's the face I'd make if a saw an enemy with a gun. THIS VIDEO WAS JUST A JOKE, it's pretty epic that this was possibly the inspiration of Cobra Kai's script. It's just annoying to the real fans who can clearly see that this is a dishonor to the original plot.

  15. This video sounds more like a "Star Wars" reference "A certain point of view" which of course means make a lie, the truth and the truth a lie to suit a purpose.

  16. Did anyone ever notice in the scene where Daniel bumps into the waiter with the spaghetti the waiter does a couple extra grabs at Daniel's crotch??

  17. And this theme continues with cobra kai.

    Getting his rent doubled..
    banned from all valley..
    Taking Jonny’s son under his wing..
    Burning his car..

    Daniel is the real bully..

  18. I always thought it was Johnny who started the fight, not Daniel. Because he and Ally broke up before Daniel had came to California. Ally moved on about her break up with Johnny and she began to have a close relationship with Daniel when they first met. Johnny was being immature and has not try to move on like a real man should because he saw Ally and Daniel talking and hanging out at the beach party, he got easily jealous, he walked up to them and began to insulting Ally and broke her radio. While Daniel trying to give the radio back to Ally, Johnny had shoved Daniel to the ground just because he was trying to help Ally from that bully. Daniel was just trying to defend himself after getting push a couple times by Johnny.

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