Yu-Gi-Oh! GX

Season 1 Episode 40

A Lying Legend

Aired Saturday 11:00 AM Feb 28, 2006 on The CW
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Episode Summary

Abidos the Third, the spirit of an undefeated Pharaoh, is the 5th member of the Shadow Riders who arrives on Duel Academy Island to claim a Spirit Key. To do that, he'll have to get through Jaden first. Who will win?

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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (7)

    • Syrus says the duel disk Chazz threw to Jaden looks just like his. Don't all the duel disks at Duel Academy look the same?

    • Magic Jammer requires that a person discards 1 card in order for the effect to work, Abidos didn't. (If you look closely, you'll see that he did. Along with Tribute to the Doomed, that's how he got two Pharonic Protectors and two Pharonic Guardians in his Graveyard.)

    • If Abidos is pharoah then what happened to Yugi (A.K.A. Atem) being pharoah? (Edit: Egypt had far more than just one pharaoh in its history. Abidos was a pharaoh, not "the" pharaoh.)

    • Answer to the one about Chazz saying "Why does Jaden get all the cool stuff?": Chazz never said that he doesn't get anything, he just said that Jaden gets the cool things.

    • There are several changes to this episode, the main one being where Abidos goes to i the end. In the English version, he merely goes back to his time, though they leave it vague.

      In the japanese version, it is expressally said that Abidos is going to heaven. When Jaden refused to go with him, he tells Abidos to wait 100 years, and when Jaden gets to heaven, they can duel. This leads to Jaden asking his friends to come with him to heaven, and Chazz getting mad that he would have to spend eternity with Jaden. Of course, it is pointed out that Chazz has another option....

    • During a scene where Jaden has Elemental Hero Clayman in his hand, the card is colored orange as if it were an effect card, when it is just a normal monster, and should've been colored yellow.

    • At the end of the episode, Chazz states, "Why don't I get any of the cool stuff?" He appearantly forgot that he won an eyepatch in a duel in the previous episode, The Dark Scorpions.

  • QUOTES (8)

    • (After losing to Jaden and later decides to give Jaden an offer which everyone was shocked to hear it)
      Abidos: You're too good for this place. Come back to my kingdom and I promise you power and fame.
      Jaden: Err...nice offer.
      Syrus: (shocked) Jaden, wait! You can't leave!
      Chazz: Sweet! So I will get his room!

    • Abidos: But I'm Abidos, the greatest duelist ever!
      Jaden:: The greatest? Emm...I'm not so sure about that. To tell you the truth, you haven't been dueling that great! I mean for someone whose undefeated, I was hoping for...I don't know...some super sweet monsters and wicked rare cards. But so far I'm been kinda underwhelm.
      Syrus: Yeah! His cards are hardly better than a starter deck! For a legend, this guy is kind of a let down.
      Chazz: Looks like Jaden is going to win this one easy! There goes my shot for a new room!

    • (After Abidos reduced to 1800LP)
      Abidos: You...can't attack me...
      Jaden: I can't? Hate to break it to you but yeah, that's how you play the game. Read the rule book!

    • Syrus: I think I spend more time in detention then in class. My mom's gonna kill me.
      Jaden: Hey, blame "Sarcasm." *Looks at Chazz*
      Chazz: Rrr! *Preparing to strangle Jaden.*

    • Chazz: (after Jaden boasts about he could beat Abidos) Sure, and then you'd probably take down Yugi and Kaiba, too.
      Jaden: You think so? Wow, thanks. I had no idea you believed in me so much, Chazz.
      Chazz: (preparing to strangle him) It's sarcasm! Got that?!
      Jaden: Sure, but if you want to change your name, Chazz, you can do a lot better than sarcasm.

    • Jaden: Jaden, the Legend Slayer- I like the sound of that.
      Banner: Good, Jaden, because soon you will have a chance to really earn it. Soon... you will face your true test.

    • Jaden: I'm starting to get quite a collection, but where's the Shadow Rider with a skateboard?

    • Alexis: Leave it to Jaden to pep talk a Shadow Rider.

  • NOTES (6)


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