Ever since I was a kid, I was waiting to watch the final episode of Cartoon Network’s Samurai Jack. There were too many episodes and I always thought I am missing it, as they were airing in a random order. 449 more words
It’s only been a week, yet I’m still processing the fact that Samurai Jack is over. That his big comeback has left us as soon as it arrived, and in its wake, it left something spectacular: a revival of a beloved TV show that remains true to the spirit of the original while updating it in all the right ways. 4,269 more words
When I was younger the show Samurai Jack hit like a ton of bricks, and the advertising left me fascinated. I was 13 years old at the time and sort of self-conscious about still watching cartoons at that age, but it was incredible enough that I powered through and loved every second of it. 900 more words
A bittersweet victory for Jack.
What I got from this episode at the end is that Genndy wanted to give his series a finale that would fulfill the other side of the premise that he envisioned a long time ago rather than change it. 695 more words