Naruto

Season 1 Episode 3

Sasuke and Sakura: Friends or Foes?

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Aired Thursday 7:30 PM Sep 17, 2005 on TV Tokyo
9.1
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Naruto is preparing himself for the Genin orientation. It's all a happy story until Iruka picks the three-man teams for all the ninja. Naruto is teamed up with his crush, Sakura, and his worst enemy, Sasuke. Can Naruto learn to work together with two people who despise him?moreless

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  • This is a great episode...

    10
    After graduating from the ninja school. Naruto is anxious to try on his new Fore Head Protecter.. While on the way there Naruto runs in to Konohamaru who\'s determined to be the next hokage same as Naruto.. but tripps right in front of him.. And Admits he respects Naruto as a rival... Naruto on the other hand proclaims that he didn\'t do anything.. At the acadamy where we meet the other teams.... Sakura who Sasuke shoves Naruto out of the way, Naruto, angry that Sasuke\'s so popular starts glaring at sasuke. While the Girl Students are rooting for sasuke to beat him up...Naruto and sasuke axcidently Note- *Axcidently*moreless
  • A must watch, the best season 1 episode ever!!

    9.9
    Personally my favorite episode of the first series, this is the when everyone is put into teams. This is your first inside of what Team7 (Naruto,Sakura,Sasuke) first think of each other.How Sakura and Sasuke feel for each other(it is more like what Sakura feels for him) is the main point of this episode and with Naruto thrown in it is one hell of a funny episode.Sakura has an obvious crush on Sasuke like most girls and Naruto wonders why.This is a must watch episode and can easily be seen more than 5times without getting old.Also, though i don't really like it that much, there are some Sasu-Naru in it;perfect for those fangirls out there who absolutely love it.moreless
  • naruto, sakura, and sasuke are now team 7.

    9.5
    this episode was kind of funny. first with ino and sakura racing to the school then everyone falling for sasuke, then naruto accidently KISSING sasuke then naruto using the transformation no justu to transform into sasuke then about to kiss sakura but had diarrhea ( LOL ) because he drank spoiled milk for breakfast. this is episode was just funny. lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol. ok that was a lot of lol's and there is only 2 periods in this whole reviewmoreless
  • the knuckle-head ninja naruto uzumaki is drafted into team 7 along with two people who hate him sakura haruno (who he has crush on) and sasuke uchiha (his biggest rival) can naruto co-exist with them?moreless

    8.4
    naruto and all of his friends are on their way to orientation so they can be ushered into teams with a squad leader.some are happy for naruto.while the hokages and jounins are talking naruto accidentally kissed sasuke to the chagrin of about every female ninja in the room.he finds out he is paired with sasuke and sakura!lo and behold sasuke and naruto have a fight with naruto coming out on top and disgusing himself as sasuke so he can get close to sakura but his plan fails when he has stomach problems and has to leave urgently while the real sasuke walks past sakura and is indifferent to her much to her dismay.naruto and sasuke have another fight which sows the seed for their rivalry and the rest of the showmoreless
  • good actors on this episode

    9.7
    The third episode opens up to Naruto waking up. He wakes up to a breakfast of ramen and milk. He excuses himself from breakfast and puts on his hitai-ate. He then sets out for the next and upcoming level of ninja school. Today is the day of truth for Naruto as he becomes a real ninja. It is the Orientation for all new ninjas at the Ninja Academy.

    On his way to school, he comes in contact with Konohamaru, Naruto's temporary student. Konohamaru attempted to sneak up behind Naruto and attack him. He foolishly tripped on his own cloth instead. Naruto, full of pride, makes his headband distinct to Konohamaru. His headband signifies him as a real ninja.

    Meanwhile, Haruno Sakura is preparing for the Orientation at the Ninja Academy, as well. Her mother calls out to her and she gets annoyed. She thinks that her mother still thinks of her as a baby. While walking to the academy, Sakura encounters someone who could be labeled as her old friend and new rival. This person is identified as Ino. After an exchange of insults, they race each other to their oom. In the oom, Shikamaru sees Naruto. He tells Naruto that he is not supposed to be there because he didn't pass the exam. Naruto shows him his headband which proves that he is a ninja. In the distant, a girl sees Naruto and was happy that he passed. Sakura and Ino arrived in the room. They got into an argument about who arrived first. Sakura then starts to head towards Naruto. Naruto thinks she's there for him but she just pushed him aside because she wants to sit besides Sasuke.

    An argument is ignited to whom should sit next to Sasuke. Every girl in the room starts to get into the argument as well. Uchiha Sasuke is an elite rookie and the only survivor of the Uchiha Clan massacre. Meanwhile, the jounins and the Hokage are having a meeting. The Hokage is showing the rookies to the jounins using his crystal ball.

    Naruto noticed he was not the center of the attention. A jealous Naruto stood up on top of the desk in front of Sasuke, staring down at him. A bystander pushes Naruto, and he falls on top of Sasuke. He accidentally kisses him. Sakura is very mad at Naruto that he stole Sasuke's first kiss, instead of her. Sakura beats Naruto out of jealousy.

    begins when Iruka, the oom's teacher, walks in. He settles down the and tells them that they will be divided into groups of three-man teams to enhance their training. It turns out that Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura become a team. It's obvious that Naruto is happy to be with Sakura and Sakura is happy to be with Sasuke. Sasuke feels that both of his teammates will just get in his way. Hyuuga Hinata, a fellow graduate, is disappointed not to be paired up with her crush, Naruto.

    The scene opens to lunchtime. Sakura insults Naruto and ventures off to find Sasuke. Naruto, looking for revenge, locates Sasuke eating by himself. Shikamaru, Ino, and Chouji see that Naruto is sneaking up behind Sasuke. The two fight and ultimately, Sasuke is victorious. Ino is so happy to see that Sasuke was able to defeat Naruto. He ties Naruto up in the end. After the fight, Sasuke joins Sakura for lunch and questions her feelings about Naruto. She goes on and on about how annoying he is and how she does not understand him.

    There is a flashback to the building where Sasuke tied up Naruto. Instead of Naruto being tied up, it showed Sasuke tied and gagged. Naruto used his Kage Bunshin no Jutsu to overwhelm Sasuke and transform into him. Both the transformed Sasuke and Sakura are in the park alone. Just as they are about to kiss, Sasuke proclaims he has stomach problems and runs off to the bathroom. While the transformed Sasuke is in the bathroom, the real Sasuke walks passed Sakura. He cares nothing for her as he looks for Naruto. He wanted to figure out why Naruto attacked him during lunch. Sasuke sees Naruto as he is coming out of the bathroom. He questions him. As another fight between the two starts, Naruto caught himself in a bad position. He had to relieve himself.moreless
Colleen O'Shaughnessey

Colleen O'Shaughnessey

Ino Yamanaka / Konohamaru

Recurring Role

Dave Wittenberg

Dave Wittenberg

Kakashi Hatake

Recurring Role

Doug Erholtz

Doug Erholtz

Asuma Sarutobi

Recurring Role

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