Serving as a prequel to the "Mortal Kombat" movies, this 1998-99 series brings fans the saga of Kung Lao (Paolo Montalban), who sets about training the next generation of fighters after saving the world from the threat of Shang Tsung (Bruce Locke). The defeated Tsung, meanwhile, is preparing to stage a villainous comeback...recruiting allies of his own in the form of Scorpion (Chris Casamassa), Sub-Zero (J.J. Perry), and other lethal bad guys. Co-stars Kristanna Loken, Jon Valera. 22 episodes on 5 discs. 15 3/4 hrs. Standard; Soundtrack: English.