4000 BC - The Chinese invent kung fu to fight off notions that they are normal.
1970 AD - Bruce Lee invents Badass.
2000 AD - For some reason everybody is Kung Fu Fighting.
All I know is, this Lo Pan character comes out of thin air in the middle of a goddamn alley while his buddies are flying around on wires cutting everybody to shreds, and he just stands there waiting for me to drive my truck straight through him with light coming out of his mouth!
— Jack Burton, Big Trouble in Little China
"But he's new! He doesn't know his strength, he might not know all those fancy martial arts skills they inevitably seem to pick up."