Lupin the 3rd: Season 1, Episode 12

A Present for the President (19 Dec. 1977)
"Rupan sansei: Part II" A Present for the President (original title)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure
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Lupin and his gang set out to steal a special Christmas gift from France to the U.S. President - an ancient bottle of French wine under heavy security (including Zenigata!).


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Episode credited cast:
TV Announcer (voice)
Daisuke Jigen (voice)
Makio Inoue ...
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Daisuke Jigen (voice)
Dan Lorge ...
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata (voice) (as Jake Martin)
Eiko Masuyama ...
Fujiko Mine (voice)
Gorô Naya ...
Tony Oliver ...
Michelle Ruff ...
Fujiko Mine (voice)
Yasuo Yamada ...


The last bottle of Bordeaux wine from the era of Napoleon is going to be a Christmas gift for the President of the USA. Lupin and his gang plan on stealing it and enjoy as their own Christmas gift. But it won't be easy with the French Police and Zenigata guarding the bottle. Written by J LeGault

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This episode was also known as "The Sleight Before Christmas." See more »


[Zenigata is having lunch in Paris]
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata: A big glass of cheap wine, bread you can break your teeth on and they call this eating! No wonder they can't win a war...
[falls off his chair]
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata: I'd kill for a double cheeseburger and some fries...
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