'Karate Kid' arch-rivals Ralph Macchio, William Zabka back for series 'Cobra Kai'

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"Karate Kid" arch-rivals Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are returning to the screen with YouTube comedy-drama series "Cobra Kai."

News 12 Long Island's Elisa DiStefano sat down with the original Karate Kids, and Long Islanders, for an inside look at the series.

Click here for extended interviews with Macchio and Zabka.

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