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"Now the real pain begins."

The fourth season of Cobra Kai was announced on October 2nd, 2020. It will premiere in the Winter of 2021. Filming for the season began on January 20th, 2021 and wrapped on April 15th, 2021.



Special Guest Star

Guest Starring


Episode List

  1. "Let's Begin"






  • Season 4 takes place in a pre-pandemic world, so while characters aren't wearing masks on-screen, precautions were in place for the actors behind the scenes.[4]
  • Peyton List and Vanessa Rubio were upped from their roles as guest stars to starring roles for Season 4.[2]
  • William Zabka wrapped filming on April 30, 2021.
  • Season 4 marks the return of Terry Silver in The Karate Kid franchise. He was last seen in The Karate Kid Part III.
    • His return was hinted with the slogan, "Have patience. He’s just getting everything rolling. Terry Silver returns to the dojo for Cobra Kai IV."
  • Thomas Ian Griffith spoke about his return to Cobra Kai and his role in The Karate Kid Part III with Entertainment Weekly saying, "I never imagined I'd be stepping back into this role, but what an incredible opportunity to bring Terry Silver full circle. When they say Cobra Kai never dies, they mean it!"[5]
  • Executive producers and writers Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg talked about Terry Silver's return saying, “Since the beginning of the series, we’ve been carefully orchestrating the right moment to unleash Cobra Kai dojo co-founder Terry Silver back into the universe. That moment is now. We can’t wait for the whole world to experience Thomas Ian Griffith’s majestic return to the franchise.[3]