EPISODE XXXIX


 
Airdate
June 7, 2003

Storyboarded and Written by
Don Shank

Directed by
Robert Alvarez and Genndy Tartakovsky
Samurai Jack / Tribe Leader
Thief / Robot
 
 Phil LaMarr
 Rino Romano

Jack competes with a master thief to steal a magical jewel from a labyrinth full of deadly traps.
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The robotic eye statues are designed after the Beamos enemies from Nintendo's Legend of Zelda video games

 
The thief character is an homage to Daisuke Jigen from the Kazuhiko Kato's Lupin III manga series

Jeremy's Review

A light episode that takes place almost entirely within a pyramid. The traps are fun though they seem to be heavily inspired by video games. Tons of style throughout. B