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Cartoon Network animated series running from 2001-2005 (with season 5 in 2017) depicting a samurai who is sent to the future by the demon Aku, and must return to his own time to stop him("Gotta get back")

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Has Genndy stated why he made this change?

In the final episode of the original run of Samurai Jack, Jack faced off against The Guardian, a powerful man guarding one of the last time portals from all but anyone capable of defeating him. The ...
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Jack's final smile

In the final scene of the fifth season. Why does Jack smile when he sees the bug in his hand? I know this is a reference to the chapter where Ashi understands that Jack is good, but he could not see ...
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How did Earth Wind and Fire beat Aku?

In episode XII Jack and the gangsters, we learn of the Jewel of Neptune, a powerful item that is guarded by three elemental monsters (that I shall call Earth Wind and Fire). The reason Aku has not ...
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Was the scientist in “The Four Seasons of Death” human?

In season 5 of Samurai Jack, Jack claims that he had previously never killed another human. For the most part that appears true, but the creepy scientist in the Autumn season of death puzzled me. I ...
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In which episodes of Samurai Jack doesn't Jack speak?

Samurai Jack is characteristically quiet and minimalist, to the point where Phil LaMarr, the voice actor for Jack, isn't even in all of them: There are some episodes that he is in that I'm not in, ...
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Could the Scotsman's sword harm Aku?

A recurring character and ally of Jack, the Scotsman possesses a sword etched with magic runes that provide it with cutting power and the strength to resist being broken by Jack's blade (their first ...
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Weapon used by one of the Ultra-Robots

In episode 18 (had to look that up) Jack tracks down a troup of robot assassins commisioned by Aku to lure Jack out with random acts of violence, then kill him. Each robot is armed with different ...
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When in time is Samurai Jack?

When Aku sends Jack to the future, do we know what year he ends up in? There appears to be a lot of futuristic things that are more advanced then what we currently have, so I assume it's even farther ...
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Why is Samurai Jack in the future?

In the TV show Samurai Jack, he is transported to the future where most episodes involve him chasing the one who sent him there, and trying to get back to his time. What was the reason AKU sends him ...