James Franciscus and Bruce Lee in the American TV series Longstreet (1971). Lee played martial arts expert Li Tsung and Franciscus his blind pupil.

How Bruce Lee classic quote ‘be water’ from fictional US TV series came to be attributed to him

Lee played a character called Li Tsung in an episode of ABC’s Longstreet in which he teaches its blind hero kung fu. A speech he gives is viewed as one of Lee’s definitive utterances. Why? ‘I was being Bruce Lee,’ star said of the role

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James Franciscus and Bruce Lee in the American TV series Longstreet (1971). Lee played martial arts expert Li Tsung and Franciscus his blind pupil.
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