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Warrior: If You're Going to Bow, Bow Low  Season 1, Ep 10

Ah Sahm rethinks his place in San Francisco; Big Bill waits for Lee; Zing and the Fung Hai debate positions with Mai Ling; Dylan Leary brings some friends to negotiate with Bryon Mercer, while Penny has a look at his books. [Season Finale] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jun 10, 2019 - 8 comments

Warrior: Chinese Boxing  Season 1, Ep 9

Chinatown gathers to witness a "prize fight" between elite warriors from the Hop Wei and Long Zii. Buckley and Mercer discuss wages, while Bill and Lee question Wang Chao about the recent series of sword killings in San Francisco. "Sometime white people kill white people, no?" [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jun 7, 2019 - 4 comments

Warrior: They Don't Pay Us Enough to Think  Season 1, Ep 8

The Hop Wei and Long Zii consider a novel way to end hostilities. Ah Toy and her real-estate business partner, Leonard Patterson, find a new obstacle to their latest land purchase. After promising jobs to Leary's Irish workers, Mercer toasts Crestwood at a fundraiser, while Penny struggles to hold her tongue. Mai Ling warns her brother against waging a battle he may not win. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jun 6, 2019 - 8 comments

Warrior: The Tiger and the Fox  Season 1, Ep 7

Ah Sahm faces a dilemma when Father Jun sends Bolo to hunt down Long Zii and Mai Ling. Ah Toy takes on a business partner for a large deal. Penny is faced with an unsavory choice in order to save her home. Lee's past catches up with him.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 3, 2019 - 4 comments

Warrior: Chewed Up, Spit Out, and Stepped On  Season 1, Ep 6

An assassination attempt leads to escalating tensions between the Hop Wei and Long Zii tongs.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 24, 2019 - 3 comments

Warrior: The Blood and the Sh*t  Season 1, Ep 5

Transporting precious cargo via stagecoach through the Sierra Nevada, Ah Sahm and Young Jun are forced to spend the night with three strangers at a frontier saloon in the middle of nowhere. The detour turns perilous when a notorious outlaw, Harlan French, shows up with his henchmen, looking for a lucrative payday. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 8, 2019 - 5 comments

Warrior: The White Mountain  Season 1, Ep 4

Big Bill finds himself compromised by his gambling excesses, but discovers a possible solution after an opium-den raid. Penny reveals the circumstances that prompted her to marry Mayor Blake, who's determined to show voters he won't tolerate San Francisco's "Yellow Peril." [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on May 8, 2019 - 3 comments

Warrior: John Chinaman  Season 1, Ep 3

Accused of assault and perhaps worse, Ah Sahm gets a cold shoulder from the Hop Wei, with his fate in the hands of an unexpected ally. Buckley talks to Mai Ling about straining the relationship between the Long Zii and Hop Wei, while Leary pressures gentleman industrialist Byron Mercer, Penny's father, to hire his men for the cable-car track job.
posted by filthy light thief on May 2, 2019 - 6 comments

Warrior: There's No China in the Bible  Season 1, Ep 2

Intercepting a shipment of opium at the docks, Young Jun, with Ah Sahm and his Hop Wei lieutenant Bolo in tow, decides to send a message to Long Zii. Big Bill and Lee investigate a grisly murder scene in an alley next to an Irish bar, The Banshee. Penny Blake, the young wife of San Francisco's mayor, finds herself in a bind while visiting the wharf with her Chinese manservant, Jacob. Ah Sahm pays a steep price for playing the hero. The Long Zii clean up a mess, and brace for more bloodshed.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 29, 2019 - 4 comments

Warrior: The Itchy Onion  Season 1, Ep 1

Based on an unproduced* pitch by the late Bruce Lee, Warrior is a martial arts/Western/historical fiction series set during the Tong Wars in San Francisco in the late 1800s. Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy from China ends up becoming a hatchet man for the most powerful tong in Chinatown. Produced by Shannon Lee (Lee's daughter), Justin Lin (the Fast and the Furious series, Star Trek Beyond), and Jonathan Trooper (Banshee). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 29, 2019 - 10 comments

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