Albert Omstead: He is Who He Claims to Be in Cobra Kai. The Season 4 Tribute is Explained!
Following, we identify Albert Omstead, the expert referred to in a Cobra Kai season 4 homage, and explain why Robert Mark Kamen’s wildly successful adaptation of The Karate Kid movies has earned its proper position as one of Netflix’s best series.
A decade after their confrontation at the All Valley Karate Tournament in 1984, Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg’s Cobra Kai brings back Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence to the present while also introducing new characters to the school.
Cobra Kai: Fourth Season Tribute
Fans were quickly interested in a tribute that was shown during Cobra Kai season 4’s end credits.
Albert Omstead was honored by having his name included in the “In Memoriam” tribute at the end of episode 7 as a tribute.
The premiere episode also included an In Memoriam piece to honor the late actor Ed Asner, who portrayed Johnny Lawrence‘s dad Sid Weinberg.
Albert Omstead, Who is He?
Omstead was a member of the Camera and Electrical team and contributed to 21 episodes of Cobra Kai.
Sadly, the crew member perished on July 19, 2021, as a result of an accident that happened at his house.
Omstead worked on a number of well-known projects in addition to Cobra Kai, including Spider-Man: Homecoming, Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, and many more.
The Omstead Family Reacts to the Professional’s Death
Omstead’s family said in a public statement that the professional died as a consequence of an odd incident that took place at his house in the form of an unexpected wall collapse.
Scott Wachtel, the crewmember’s brother-in-law, spoke to 11 Alive about the tragic incident and said, “The garage door was closed and there was a van parked right here (in front of the garage), so he couldn’t run this way (toward the garage), he couldn’t run this way (away from the garage), because the rest of the wall was collapsing over here, so he had nowhere to go.”
“Our world would be in a very different position right now if he had gone out there five minutes sooner or five minutes later,” Wachtel said.
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Cobra Kai’s fourth season has only just been accessible to view online thanks to Netflix.