Samurai Jack

10 Best Episodes of Samurai Jack

A great warrior is displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ruled by Aku's evil robot warlords. Jack travels this foreign landscape in search of a time portal that can return him to his home time so he can "undo the future that is Aku!".

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 10, 2022.

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Samurai Jack - S3E9

#15 - XXXV: Jack and the Haunted House (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Jack travels through a swampland, when he comes across a small shadow crying in the distance. After approaching the being, it drops a small toy doll and Jack follows it back to a small house in hopes of giving the item back to the creature.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 143 votes.

Samurai Jack - S1E7

#14 - VII: Jack and the Three Blind Archers (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Samurai Jack hears of a mysterious island which possesses a well that can grant any wish. He arrives at the island and discovers the well is not alone.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 297 votes.

Samurai Jack - S3E6

#13 - XXXII: Jack and the Travelling Creatures (Season 3 - Episode 6)

To get to a time passage, Jack must pass a lake which sucks down any who try to cross it without touching its bottom.

The episode was rated 8.47 from 154 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E1

#12 - XCII (Season 5 - Episode 1)


It's been 50 years since we last saw Samurai Jack and time has not been kind to him. Aku has destroyed every time portal and Jack has stopped aging, a side effect of time travel. It seems he is cursed to just roam the land for all eternity. His past haunts him as well as a cult of assasins dedicated to killing him for Aku's glory.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 657 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E6

#11 - XCVII (Season 5 - Episode 6)

Ashi's search for Samurai Jack helps her to see his effect on the world after encountering numerous people and places where he has changed things for the better.

The episode was rated 8.49 from 486 votes.

Samurai Jack - S1E11

#10 - XI: Jack and the Scotsman (Season 1 - Episode 11)


When Jack and a Scotsman meet on a seemingly never-ending bridge, they end up shackled together and on the run from bounty hunters.

The episode was rated 8.49 from 242 votes.

Samurai Jack - S3E12

#9 - XXXVIII: The Birth of Evil (2) (Season 3 - Episode 12)

The gods send the Emperor a mystical horse to free him and deliver him to a castle in the sky. The three gods give him powers and forge a mystic sword for him to wield before sending him forth to fight Aku.

The episode was rated 8.49 from 126 votes.

Samurai Jack - S3E4

#8 - XXX: Jack and the Zombies (Season 3 - Episode 4)


Aku resolves to do something about The Samurai once and for all and lures him into a cemetery.

The episode was rated 8.49 from 164 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E12

#7 - XXV: Jack and the Spartans (Season 2 - Episode 12)

As jack climbs up to the top of a mountain he meets up with an army of great warriors and gets asked to help them in the last chapter of a 300 year battle.

The episode was rated 8.51 from 173 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E9

#6 - C (Season 5 - Episode 9)


Samurai Jack's worst fear is realized when he faces off against Aku; the demon makes a shocking discovery about Ashi that puts her in grave danger.

The episode was rated 8.53 from 449 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E5

#5 - XVIII: Jack and the Ultra-Robots (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Jack goes from destroyed village to destroyed village looking for the ultra-robots responsible for the destruction only to find that they were created by a troll commissioned by Aku.

The episode was rated 8.54 from 190 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E7

#4 - XCVIII (Season 5 - Episode 7)


Jack and Ashi overcome a series of dangerous physical and spiritual tests in order to recover Jack's sword.

The episode was rated 8.54 from 474 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E2

#3 - XCIII (Season 5 - Episode 2)

Jack's will to survive is pushed to its absolute limits after a deadly, unseen foe launches a relentless surprise attack.

The episode was rated 8.68 from 572 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E3

#2 - XCIV (Season 5 - Episode 3)


Samurai Jack is gravely injured, but still decides to face one of the deadliest foes he's ever faced, Assassins from the Cult of Aku.

The episode was rated 8.71 from 519 votes.

Samurai Jack - S5E10

#1 - CI (Season 5 - Episode 10)

The fate of the entire universe hangs in the balance as Samurai Jack finally faces Aku.

The episode was rated 8.84 from 485 votes.

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