Samurai Jack

10 Best Episodes of Samurai Jack - Season 2

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 - S2E8

#13 - XXI: Jack and the Farting Dragon (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Jack discovers a village of panicky medieval serfs, overwhelmed and unable to earn their livelihood because of a horrible stench coming from a nearby mountain. After getting some more information from a demented scissorsmith, Jack heads to "The Spire" to deal with the source of this stink: a fire-breathing dragon who needs Jack's help in dealing with some serious indigestion!

The episode was rated 7.52 from 167 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E11

#12 - XXIV: Jack Is Naked (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Jack's clothes are stolen and he must get them back while being chased by an angry mob who think he's indecent.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 165 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E2

#11 - XV: Jack Tales (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Three short stories: 1) Jack confronts a two-headed riddling serpent who will grant him his wish if he can answer their questions. 2) Jack confronts a family that feed on metal, only for him and they to find out that they are robots. 3) Jack tries to rescue a wish-granting fairy from a gargoyle.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 213 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E10

#10 - XXIII: Jack vs. Demongo, the Soul Collector (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Aku has his most powerful minion, Demongo, find jack and capture his essence.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 174 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E13

#9 - XXVI: Jack's Sandals (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Jack's enjoying a nice, quiet day by the riverside... until a band of transforming biker-bots nearly runs him down, wrecking his precious sandals in the process!

The episode was rated 8.08 from 153 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E3

#8 - XVI: Jack and the Smackback (Season 2 - Episode 3)


Jack is kidnapped and placed in a chain gang of warriors chosen to battle in the Dome of Doom, against the Smackback Ultimate Champions. Even without his sword, Jack defeats Gordo and the Aqualizer, and then must defeat the massive but ticklish Sumoto with the aid of his top knot. In desperation the Ringleader sends his remaining gladiators after Jack, who defeats them handily and forces the Ringleader to release the gladiator-slaves.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 205 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E6

#7 - XIX: Jack Remembers the Past (Season 2 - Episode 6)

After defeating a band of robotic cat-demons Jack travels the land and finds himself in the area where he grew up. As he tours the ruins he has flashbacks to a day spent pursuing a locust in the company of a young girl, witnessing a wandering warrior defeat four men on a bridge, having his parents greet him, and tricking three bullies.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 179 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E1

#6 - XIV: Jack Learns to Jump Good (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Jack tries to save a peaceful tribe that move constantly due to an opposing food-stealing tribe of monkey/lions: Jack meets up with the Monkey Boy who can ""jump good"" almost to the point of flying. Jack is taken to his village and agrees to teach a group of furry creatures to fend for themselves in return for ""jumping good"" lessons. Jack teaches the creatures to use bamboo to fight and together they set up an array of traps for the monkey/lions. In return Jack has an challenging time trying to ""jump good"", a process involving climbing hills and vines... with boulders attached to his body.

The episode was rated 8.22 from 230 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E4

#5 - XVII: Jack and the Scotsman (II) (Season 2 - Episode 4)

The Scotsman needs Jack's help to save his kidnapped wife. But this woman is hardly the distressed damsel the Scotsman makes her out to be.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 193 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E7

#4 - XX: Jack and the Monks (Season 2 - Episode 7)


After Aku's beetle drones destroy yet another gateway to the past, only moments before he's is able to reach it, Jack is overcome with frustration and is about ready to give up the quest. Then, by chance, he meets three monks about to climb the Mountain of Fatoom. Where, legend has it, truth can be found at the top.

The episode was rated 8.28 from 184 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E9

#3 - XXII: Jack and the Hunters (Season 2 - Episode 9)

On an alien planet, Aku contacts four Emikandi hunters and offers them the chance to hunt Jack. They capture Jack with incredible ease but Jack just as easily frees himself after he hears they're working for Aku and the real hunt begins! After an extended chase the two sides battle atop a skyscraper and Jack falls to his death...but the hunters rescue him out of respect for their greatest prey. Then the Emikandi refuse to give him to Aku out of respect for Jack's skill and depart.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 167 votes.

Samurai Jack - S2E12

#2 - 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 - S2E5

#1 - 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.

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