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For Life Or Death

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Kaan Woo is about to retire and his co-workers are sad to see him go. Thing is, his co-workers are evil kung fu monks and when they get sad, they kick you. So Kaan does what any of us would do in this situation: transfers his consciousness into the body of a hobo that passed out in a nearby alley.

As you’d expect, the bum wakes up knowing how to do kung fu (related), a thirst for malt liquor (unrelated), and an inability to speak in a consistent accent from scene to scene (we’re not sure). He’s played by one of the guys who stole the Big Lebowski’s rug so maybe he just has unprocessed guilt about the room being no longer tied together. It’s like The Legend of the Drunken Master if Jackie Chan was getting hammered off a bottle of warm Robitussin that he kept in his car’s trunk.

Our hero must fight off hordes of sinister karate guys and the DTs as he tries to revive Kaan and bring peace to the universe. Through kicking, of course. Join Mike, Kevin, Bill, and Kato Kaelin for some reason, in For Life Or Death!

Written by: Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, Conor Lastowka, Sean Thomason, Jason Miller, and Zach Shatzer

Rated TV-MA due to violence, language, sexual situations, blood, smoking, and mass alcohol consumption.

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Poster art by Veronica Fish
Poster art by Veronica Fish

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Release date

February 29, 2024


71 minutes
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