|Season 2, Episode 30|
|Air date||July 12, 2008|
Episode Synopsis Edit
Yugi is lured into a duel with Marik's next Rare Hunter, Steve Arcana. Meanwhile Kaiba investigates Yugi's sudden disappearance.
- (Title) The episode title is a reference to a parody film series of Saw on YouTube.
- (00:00) Wikipedia is an online Encyclopedia site, which does not currently have an active article about Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series.
- (00:09) Dinsdale is a sketch from the British comedy programme Monty Python's Flying Circus.
- (01:21) This parodies the opening sequence of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air.
- (02:10) This is the signature laughter, video and dialogue (and background music) of Jigsaw, the mastermind in the Saw films.
- (02:31) Battlestar Galactica is a TV series. Many fans were unsure of how the series would conclude when this episode was produced, as the series had been running for a rather long time.
- (03:43) 4Kids is the American production company which produced the English adaptation of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series, in which they removed mentions of violence or, in this case, threats of death from the show.
- (04:02) Scrooge McDuck is a Disney duck-character who (usually) only cares about money.
- (04:41) The three spoilers are regarding:
- The ending of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Snape, a character the reader is led to trust, kills Dumbledore, an elder mentor to the main character.
- The film, The Others, in which Nicole Kidman's character is revealed to be a ghost.
- The ending of Citizen Kane, which begins with the mentioning of a word, "rosebud", only to have it be revealed at the end that rosebud was the character's sled.
- (05:30) This whole dialogue, from "Die Monster" to "Enough of this" is from the conclusion of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
- (06:13) The Steves: Stone Cold Steve Austin, Steve Guttenberg, Steve Jobs, and Steve Buscemi.
- (06:35) Marik's back tattoo and the end card is a reference to The Simpsons episode "Cape Feare", where Sideshow Bob, when asked to explain why he has "Die Bart Die" written on his chest, says it's German for "The Bart, The".
- (Credits) From The Simpsons episode, Treehouse of Horror V , which itself was referencing the movie, The Shining in which has the line, "All work and no play make Jack a dull boy".