|Season 1, Episode 19|
|Air date||March 17, 2007|
Episode Synopsis Edit
This episode provides mainly background information. At the start of the episode, Florence and Pegasus battle, and Florence steals the Millenium Eye. Also, we learn of how Pegasus obtained his Millenium Eye, as well as what happened to this wife. Shadi also appears in this episode and explores Yugi's mind. Mokuba and Kaiba are reunited, and the gang set to return home.
- "Magic Dance"
- (Title) This is a phrase Borat , from the movie of the same name, uses as a greeting.
- (00:13) Whenever the gang from the cartoon series Scooby Doo would arrest a villain, the villian would always say "I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those meddling kids"!
- (00:31) Bakura's "Cards? Where we're going we don't need cards" is a reference to Doc Brown's "Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads" from the end of "Back to the Future" .
- (00:54) This line taken from Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie Commando , when he said "Remember, Sully, when I promised to kill you last? ", to which he got the answer "That's right Matrix you did" and replied "I lied".
- (02:29) Shadi's character is a reference to Borat, the protagonist of the movie of the same name. "Is nice" is just one of his catchphrases.
- (04:41) Labyrinth is a movie where staircases like these are abundant. The song that plays as Shadi explores Yami's mind room is "Magic Dance" by David Bowie , also from Labyrinth.
- (05:43) In the movie "The Iron Giant" , Hogarth tells the giant "You are not a gun! You are who you choose to be! Now choose!"
- The attendant's threat of releasing "the hounds" is a likely reference to Mr. Burns of The Simpsons, who typically threatens the same.
- (07:32) Kaiba's line about having his own tournament is taken from the Futurama episode , "The Series Has Landed".
- (07:49) Yami's rundown of his names includes "The Artist Formerly Known as Pharaoh", a reference to Prince , who was known as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince when he changed his name to an unpronounceable glyph.
- (Credits) This scene takes place in the American Yu-Gi-Oh opening, only much shorter and without the "Stop!".