Gotta Recap: A Samurai Jack Rewatch Podcast
Samurai Jack Episode XCV

Samurai Jack Episode XCV

August 10, 2022

A colossal monster is hungry, and Samurai Jack is on the menu! After admitting their surprise affection for the newest video game featuring Cartoon Network characters, Nick and Brendan dive into the belly of the beast in the latest episode, in which Jack fights for survival against not only some intestinal denizens but also the person he's trying to save: a very angry and persistent Ashi!

00:00:00 - Intro

00:14:20 - Episode recap

01:08:26 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Samurai Jack Episode XCIV

Samurai Jack Episode XCIV

August 3, 2022

Jack's got a new outlook on life in this week's episode. No longer bogged down by the crushing weight of morality, he goes on a killing spree for the ages. Look out: Jack'll get ya!

00:00:00 - Intro

00:07:54 - Episode recap

01:15:54 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Samurai Jack Episode XCIII

Samurai Jack Episode XCIII

July 27, 2022

Already at an all-time mental low point, Jack has to find a way to push through what may be his deadliest encounter yet as the Daughters of Aku chase him down inside an ancient temple. This is a heavy episode, folks.

00:00:00 - Intro

00:08:17 - Episode recap

01:14:14 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Samurai Jack Episode XCII

Samurai Jack Episode XCII

July 20, 2022

After more than a decade in the dark, Samurai Jack returns to finish what he started! Nick and Brendan catch up on what Genndy Tartakovsky and co. were up between the years 2004 and 2017, then begin recapping the fantastic, ferocious, less family-friendly fifth and FINAL season of the Cartoon Network/Adult Swim classic!

00:00:00 - Intro

00:27:05 - Episode recap

1:28:30 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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The Samurai Jack Comic Books Blowout!

The Samurai Jack Comic Books Blowout!

July 13, 2022

BONUS: Dear listeners (or perhaps "readers"), join us as we whisk you away to the magical, non-canonical world of the Samurai Jack comic book series! Nick and Brendan run through all 20 issues of the main comic series that ran from 2013 to 2015, "Samurai Jack: Tales of the Wandering Warrior".

00:16:27 - Volume 1: The Threads of Time

00:38:45 - Volume 2: The Scotsman’s Curse

00:56:19 - Volume 3: Quest For the Broken Blade

01:20:00 - Volume 4: The Warrior-King

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Which Samurai Jack Character Are You?

Which Samurai Jack Character Are You?

June 29, 2022

BONUS: Not satisfied with their own identities, Nick and Brendan undergo rigorous questioning from an online survey to finally answer the question that's on everyone's lips: which Samurai Jack characters are they?

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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"Which Samurai Jack character are you?", a quiz by LiteraryCosplayer

The Best Episodes of Samurai Jack Season 4

The Best Episodes of Samurai Jack Season 4

June 22, 2022

BONUS: Season 4 has wrapped up, but we've got more to say! Nick and Brendan present their personal rankings of the episodes from the final season of Samurai Jack's original Cartoon Network run. Which episodes delighted us? Which episodes disappointed us? You're about to find out!

00:00:00 - Intro

00:08:34 - Ranking the episodes

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Samurai Jack Episode LII: Jack and the Baby

Samurai Jack Episode LII: Jack and the Baby

June 15, 2022

How ‘bout them peaches? In the Season 4 finale (and the final episode of Samurai Jack’s original run on Cartoon Network), Jack saves a stranded baby and sets out to find its parents. The sound of the baby’s crying is drowned out by the sound of Nick and Brendan’s laughter at some of the most hilarious (and appalling) bits we’ve ever seen on this show. MOMOTARO!

00:00:00 - Intro

00:11:10 - Episode recap

1:07:14 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Samurai Jack Episode LI: Young Jack in Africa

Samurai Jack Episode LI: Young Jack in Africa

June 8, 2022

Jambo, friends! Welcome to a special flashback episode, in which a young Samurai Jack makes one of the early stops on his training montage: an African village led by a strong (but sympathetic) chief. Things take a tragic turn, though, and Jack must find a way to put his newfound skills to use to save his family from a sinister rival tribe aided by a certain shapeshifting sorcerer.

00:00:00 - Intro

00:06:35 - Episode recap

00:55:28 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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Samurai Jack Episode L: Tale of X-49

Samurai Jack Episode L: Tale of X-49

June 1, 2022

After breaking down their favorite Aku episodes featuring the late great voice actor Mako, self-identified "sweet things" Nick and Brendan discuss the fan-favorite tale of a robot assassin with a human side to him that makes a run at Samurai Jack, fighting to save his beloved companion.

Content warning: this episode contains descriptions of gun violence.

00:00:00 - Intro

00:18:00 - Episode recap

01:15:31 - Final thoughts

Special thanks to Jake Lester for our theme song. Brendan does our artwork- find him on Instagram.

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This week's music credits:

Noire #1 by Music By Pedro https://goo.gl/sJT2e8

Promoted by MrSnooze https://youtu.be/iYOvAO1rAM0

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