EPISODE XVIII


 
Airdate
March 29, 2002

Storyboarded and Written by
Bryan Andrews and Brian Larsen

Directed by
Rob Renzetti and Genndy Tartakovsky
Samurai Jack
Aku
Alien / Scientist
Ultra Robot / Robot
 
 Phil LaMarr
 Mako
 Jeff Glen Bennett
 Kevin Michael Richardson

Jack battles a group of Ultra Robots powered by Aku's evil and programmed specifically to defeat Jack after they lay waste to several cities to lure him out. Despite receiving aid from the robots' original creator, Jack ultimately relies on help from an ancient source.
 


 

 

 

 

 

 
The Ultra Robots are made of Adamantium, a synthetic metal alloy originating from the Marvel Comics Universe
 

 
The eight Ultra Robots were each designed to use their own unique weapons:
- Chained Claws
- Buzz Saws
- Machine Guns
- Bomb Strip Launcher
- Invisibility and Heavy Gauntlets
- Flame Throwers
- Shuriken Launcher
- Katana

 
"All too easy" spoken by the Ultra Robot swordsman is a famous Darth Vader line from The Empire Strikes Back

Jeremy's Review

With a neat premise and a unique story structure, this is one of the best episodes of the show. The design of the Ultra Robots is incredibly cool and the climatic battle between them and Jack is one of the best action sequences of the series. A+