A Tribute to the Karate Kid’s Mr. Miyagi
Keisuke Miyagi is the sensei in the 1984 film The Karate Kid and the sequels. He’s played perfectly by the late, great Pat Morita. Let us now pay tribute to this screen legend character.
Catch a Fly With Chopsticks Break
Memorable Mr. Miyagi Dialogue
Daniel: Don’t you know anything you can tell me?
Miyagi: Hai. No get hit.
Daniel: Hey, what kind of belt do you have?
Miyagi: Canvas. JC Penney, $3.98. You like?
Miyagi: In Okinawa, all Miyagi know two things: fish and karate.
Miyagi: We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions.
Miyagi: Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off. Don’t forget to breathe, very important.
Miyagi: [drunk] Banzai!
Daniel: [totally confused] To baby trees.
Miyagi: Not bonsai, BANZAI!
Miyagi: What’sa matter, you some kind of girl or something?
Miyagi: [Daniel is practicing karate moves while balancing on a fishing boat as Miyagi fishes] Make block. Left, right. Up, down. Side, side. Breathe in, breathe out. And no scare fish.
Daniel: You’re the best friend I’ve ever had.
Miyagi: You… pretty okay, too.
Dress Like Mr. Miyagi
Wax On/Wax Off Break
Mr. Miyagi Tattoos
Mr. Miyagi as a Simpson
via Springfield Punx
No Mercy Break
Mr. Miyagi Action Figure