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Cobra Kai Season 5 Episode 2 Finally Reveals Terry Silver's Master Plan

Contains spoilers for "Cobra Kai" Season 5

It only took a man taking a hairband out of a bathroom drawer in Season 4 to know that the game was about to change forever with "Cobra Kai." Thomas Ian Griffith reprising his role as Terry Silver was a stroke of genius from the creators of the Netflix show that has now entered into its fifth roun...sorry, season. With it came the Silver Age, crammed with twists and turns we've not seen carry this much weight in a franchise since Thanos snapped his fingers. Make no mistake, this is the "Infinity War" installment of the Miyagi-verse, with the pony-tailed tormentor of Cobra Kai Titan-esque in his execution.

Moving against original Karate Kid Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and the rest of the fist-throwing defenders of the valley, Silver pulls out all the stops, bringing down anyone that gets in his way. But to what for? Cobra Kai "won" the All-Valley Tournament, and his schools are opening beyond the flagship branch, juice bars and all. Well, this season, we finally learn what Silver's endgame is in the grand scheme of Cobra Kai's future, and it's the closest goal the twisted sensei can achieve that will earn him almost supervillain status.

Terry Silver wants to take over the world...with karate

Ever since "The Karate Kid Part III," it was clear that Terry Silver always saw the bigger, more extravagant picture than his former business partner, John Kreese (Martin Kove). When the latter sought simple revenge, Silver suggested faking his own death to get it. That's how wild this guy is and has always been. It should come as no surprise, then, that Kreese's (seemingly out of the picture) former mentor to Mike Barnes (Sean Kanan) had plans for expansion on a global scale.

Yes, as revealed as early as the 2nd episode of Season 5, Silver has his eye on the world regarding his Cobra Kai kingdom. Cartoonish in its scheming? Most definitely, but it fits the former manager of toxic waste perfectly. No longer bound to the small vision of Kreese, Silver goes to great lengths to see his goal come to fruition, not concerned with carrying on the family name, but rather the dojo he helped build and his determination to fill it. The only question is, will he even succeed following recent events and a final battle that brought shame to Cobra Kai and all those dedicated to it?

Could a new boss of Cobra Kai slow down Silver's plans?

As set as Terry Silver was in accomplishing his mission of global (karate) domination, Miyagi-Do managed to end it in the final episode of this season, blowing the whistle on Silver's scheme that put John Kreese in jail. With an ego as bruised as his face, he was escorted to the back of a squad car, seemingly with a few hefty charges coming his way. Now with a karate class without an owner (or students, for that matter), it seemed that future plans for Cobra Kai were decimated. Of course, this is Terry Silver we're talking about — is it really going to stop him?

Whatever crimes may be pinned on Silver, there's a high chance that his bank account — not to mention his lawyers — will ensure they won't stick. This could very well be a bump in the road for the Silver managerial monster, and the only concern he'll have is who will have been running the place in his time away. With Kreese having escaped prison (yep, that happened) and new big bad Kim Da-Eun (Alicia Hannah-Kim) enraged by the honor that slipped from her father's teachings, could the pre-fight before the big tournament be between the potential rulers of Cobra Kai? Here's hoping we don't have to wait too long to find out.