The First Clip From Samurai Jack Season Five Features a Lot of Bug Carnage

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After going off the air in 2004, the fifth and final season of Adult Swim’s Samurai Jack will begin on March 11. The first clip of that premiere episode shows an armored Jack fighting a pack of insectoid robots. Since 50 years has passed in-universe, it’s especially impressive.


While the action is amazing, the best part comes at the end of the clip, where Jack’s mask is removed, revealing the unaged, but very bearded, Jack.


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That’s a bit more hardcore than it used to be. Twisting the spear in the robot bugs guts? What happened to the sword, I wonder...