- 4 Seasons
Kickin' It is a live action comedy show about a mall-based karate dojo. The show follows the adventures of a group of teens practicing at the Bobby Wasabi Martial Arts Academy. His students practice and struggle to improve the reputation of the dojo in the national Bobby Wasabi chain. They also use their martial arts skills and lessons in their personal lives. Jason Earles stars as Rudy, the owner and sensei of the poorly performing dojo. His students include an honor student, a lone wolf, and a clumsy student studying martial arts to avoid taking a dance class. Jack, a new kid in town, joined the dojo as an experienced martial artist. His grandfather had trained the owner of the chain, Bobby Wasabi. Milton, the honor student, started studying at the dojo after being bullied for learning the French Horn. Kim is the only girl in the group. She was a member of a rival dojo, The Black Dragons, and left after discovering they tended to cheat. Jerry is the honor student in the group. He is studying martial arts to fulfill a P.E. credit at school. Eddie tends to be slightly uncoordinated. Training with the others allows him to get in shape and gain a sense of accomplishment. Kim and Jack each appear to have crushes on each other. The group's adventures include treasure hunts, boosting the morale of former sumo wrestlers, and defending the mall's Halloween celebration. The owner of the martial arts school chain, Joel McCrary as Bobby Wasabi, also stops by the dojo occasionally. Once to deliver a prize for winning an inter-dojo competition, a wax statue of himself. Owners and employees of other shops in the mall also appear in some episodes. This includes the source for the group's favorite food, Falafel Phil's.