|Jack and the Baby|
|Season 4, Episode 52|
|Airdate||September 25, 2004|
Young Jack in Africa
Episode LII: Jack and the Baby is the fifty-second episode in the fourth season of Samurai Jack. Jack must help a baby find it's mother. After this episode, the series halted (or unofficially cancelled) for creator, Genndy Tartakovsky, had plans to make a movie based on the series; however it wasn't green-lit until late 2008. As of now, the film is in pre-production and might be released in 2012 or later.
In September 2012, it was announced that the film is still in development and it will be released as soon as it's finished. However because Mako (the voice of Aku) died in 2006, a new voice for the character will have to be addressed.
Jack rescues a baby and then tries to find the child's mother while caring for it and protecting it from hungry ogres. Last episode to be produced before series cancellation, but the series itself remains unresolved. During this episode Jack retells the story of Momotaro to the baby.