Ralph Macchio Reveals the Origin of the Headband He Wore in The Karate Kid

Season 3 Episode 302
Aired on 01/10/2014 | CC
In 1984, Ralph Macchio starred in the martial arts drama The Karate Kid wearing a white headband with a lotus flower design. Watch as Ralph shares how the instantly recognizable handkerchief, which was not part of his original costume, ended up a pop culture artifact. Plus, Ralph reveals why he struggled to find roles once the mania surrounding the movie died down.