EyeShield 21

The Weightless Man

Season 1, Ep 23, Aired 9/7/05
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  • Episode Description
  • The second half of a 1-Hr special. The Devil Bats plan their method of attack for their Japan-US game against the NASA Aliens. The Aliens are a strong team known for their famous "shuttle pass." They also have a fast runner by the name of Panther, who moves swiftly with his antigravity legs. However, the coach has limited Panther to being the team's ball-boy. The Aliens arrive in Japan to enjoy the food and practice, but when their coach's cat gets lost, Panther sees his opportunity to play in the upcoming Japan-US game. Panther also meets Sena and looks forward to seeing him on the football field.moreless

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  • Notes (2)

    • Since Panther was taken off the team, he was not allowed to go with the team to Japan. He got the money to go from his grandmother.

    • Panther was about to punch Apollo, but to keep Panther out of even deeper trouble, Homer punches Panther before he could do so.

    Trivia (6)

    • Homer's jersey number - 5

    • Watt's jersey number - 81

    • The scenes that are played on the NASA Aliens' computer are scenes used during the opening theme.

    • American Football Clinic Trivia Q & A of the episode: Q: What is the difference between a return touchdown and a normal touchdown? A: A return touchdown is when you catch a kicked ball and score a touchdown. It's a one-of-a-kind big play in American Football! YA-HA!

    • The name of Apollo's pet cat is Hirari, which is the equivalence of the name Hillary.

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    Allusions (2)

    • The name of the coach is Apollo. It is an allusion to NASA's Moon landing program.

    • "Dogeza" is a form of bowing while on your hands and knees. Panther confused it in the sense that you had to be upside-down while holding onto a ladder with one hand. The picture that Watt had seems to be from a firefighters' agility contest from Japan's Edo period.

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