April 5, 2002

Storyboarded and Written by
Bryan Andrews and Brian Larsen

Directed by
Rob Renzetti and Genndy Tartakovsky
Samurai Jack / Leader
Bully #1 / Robot
 Phil LaMarr
 Dee Bradley Baker
 Sab Shimono

After saving a village from robotic feline Cossacks, Jack continues his journey and discovers the ruins of his father's kingdom. Jack fondly remembers his first kiss, his childhood hero and his first victory over bullies.







The samurai warrior and child that crossed paths with young Jack are Ogami Itto and his son Daigoro from the manga Lone Wolf and Cub

Jeremy's Review

Though the pacing is somewhat slow in this episode without much in the way of action, the imagery is rather moving, effectively illustrating a great sense of loss. B