Naruto Shippuden

Season 8 Episode 17

The Fourth Hokage

Aired Thursday 8:30 PM Jul 15, 2010 on TV Tokyo



  • Trivia

    • Goof: In episode 165, Pain stabs Fukasaku the Toad through the chest to kill him. In this episode, however, when Rock Lee finds him laying on his back with his cloak open -- revealing his torso -- there is no stab wound or blood.

    • Goof: When Minato re-seals the Nine-Tails and Naruto reappears on Pain's Planetary Devastation, the holes made in his jumpsuit by Pain's chakra rods in episode 165, have disappeared.

    • When Naruto was previously reverted back from his Four-Tailed state by Yamato, his skin was burned. This time, however, Naruto emerged completely healed after Minato resealed the Nine-Tails.

    • Naruto traces Pain's chakra back to Nagato in Sage Mode, doing so by breaking off one of Pain's chakra receivers and sticking it into his shoulder.

    • Naruto learns that Minato Namikaze is his father.

    • Naruto defeats Pain's God Realm with a Rasengan at the end of this episode.

    • Special Report: After Guy tries to make Hinata confess her love on live TV, she knocks him through a wall.

  • Quotes

    • Nine-Tailed Fox: Fourth Hokage! Get over here so I can tear you apart!
      Minato: That's not exactly an enticing reason to go near you.

      ~Japanese version

  • Notes

  • Allusions