Samurai Jack (2001–2004)

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A samurai sent through time fights to return home and save the world.

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A samurai warrior fights against the evil entity that took him away from his home world.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
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In ancient Japan, a samurai warrior embarks on a mission to defeat the evil wizard Aku. Before completing his task, he is jettisoned thousands of years into the future. Suddenly, he ... See full summary »

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Stars: Jeff Bennett, Grey Griffin, Phil LaMarr
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In the distant past, a Japanese samurai embarks on a mission to defeat the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. Before he can complete his task, though, he is catapulted thousands of years into the future. He finds himself in a world where Aku now enjoys complete power over every living thing. Dubbing himself "Jack," he sets out on a new quest--to right the wrongs that have been done by his enemy and to find a way back to his own time so he can destroy the evil for good. Written by Alan Back <ajback@yahoo.com>

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In the future evil takes many forms, and our only hope is one man from the past.


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In Samurai Jack: Jack Versus Mad Jack (2001), one of the bounty hunters in the woods that is riding a robotic elephant is a character from "Dial M for Monkey" from "Dexter's Laboratory (1996)". "Dexter's Laboratory (1996)" is also created by Genndy Tartakovsky. See more »

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Head Gangster: [talking of a bomb] The gift that keeps on givin'.
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Amazing. Anyone who doesn't love it is blind
19 January 2003 | by (Calgary, Canada) – See all my reviews

I love this show so much. Someone might complain that there isn't much of a plot for this show, but it's meant for people to watch one episode at a time. There's no need to watch the entire series. The art is AMAZING!!!!! (!) Genndy Tartakovsky changes the ratio of the screen for dramatic effects, how they tell the story is amazing. There is no over all plot that carries throughout the series, all the plot you'll ever need is in the episode itself. Even if you don't like the story, the art in itself is beautiful. Full of style and grace.


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