Season 2 Episodes

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Run Idate Run! Nagi Island Awaits!

Season 2, Episode 104 - Air Date: 9/21/2007
Naruto and his squad manage to catch up to Idate, only to find him hurt and unconscious with Aoi nearby.
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The Race is On! Trouble on the High Seas!

Season 2, Episode 103 - Air Date: 9/14/2007
The chief retainers think that Idate has made a farce of their great traditional festival. Jirocho believes that Idate has fled with some plan in mind.
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Mission: Help an Old Friend in the Land of Tea!

Season 2, Episode 102 - Air Date: 8/31/2007
Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura are sent on a B-rank mission to the neighboring Land of Tea. They are to protect the runners in a race being held during the Todoroki Shrine's ceremonial ritual held every four years.
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Gotta See! Gotta Know! Kakashi Sensei's True Face!

Season 2, Episode 101 - Air Date: 8/24/2007
Naruto and his two squadmates have always wanted to see what Kakashi looks like under his mask. The three do whatever they can to reveal his whole face.
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Sensei and Student: The Bond of the Shinobi

Season 2, Episode 100 - Air Date: 8/18/2007
After being advised by Tsunade to quit the path of the shinobi, Lee recalls his first meeting with his teacher Guy.
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The Will of Fire Still Burns

Season 2, Episode 99 - Air Date: 8/3/2007
Lee hesitates when Tsunade asks him whether he will quit pursuing the path of a ninja or choose to undergo a risky surgery with only a fifty percent chance of success.
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Tsunade's Warning: Ninja No More!

Season 2, Episode 98 - Air Date: 7/27/2007
Naruto asks Tsunade to heal Sasuke and Lee before she is installed as the Hokage. After examining Lee, she tells him to find a path other than of that of a shinobi.
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Kidnapped! Naruto's Hot Spring Adventure!

Season 2, Episode 97 - Air Date: 7/20/2007
Tsunade, Naruto, and the others start heading back to the Leaf Village where Tsunade will formally become the Fifth Hokage.
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Deadlock! Sannin Showdown!

Season 2, Episode 96 - Air Date: 7/13/2007
Jiraiya, Tsunade and Orochimaru all release their summoning jutsu. And a fierce battle begins.
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The Fifth Hokage! A Life on the Line!

Season 2, Episode 95 - Air Date: 7/20/2007
Naruto's ninja way is to never go back on his word. Naruto is seriously injured by Kabuto and hovers on the verge of death.
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Attack! Fury of the Rasengan!

Season 2, Episode 94 - Air Date: 7/6/2007
Orochimaru and Kabuto use a summoning jutsu to call forth a giant snake. Still drugged and unable to fully use his chakra, Jiraiya summons little Gamakichi.
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Breakdown! The Deal is Off!

Season 2, Episode 93 - Air Date: 6/29/2007
Gripped by the desire to see Nawaki and Dan, Tsunade almost succumbs to Orochimaru's tempting offer.
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A Dubious Offer! Tsunade's Choice

Season 2, Episode 92 - Air Date: 6/22/2007
Naruto practices hard so he can win the necklace from Tsunade. Meanwhile, Tsunade is in a dilemma over Orochimaru's offer.
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Inheritance! The Necklace of Death!

Season 2, Episode 91 - Air Date: 6/15/2007
Naruto is incensed at the way Tsunade disrespects the position of Hokage and challenges her to a fight.
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Unforgivable! A Total Lack of Respect!

Season 2, Episode 90 - Air Date: 6/8/2007
In exchange for healing his arms, Orochimaru offers to bring back to life Tsunade's younger brother Nawaki and Dan, her sweetheart.
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An Impossible Choice: The Pain Within Tsunade's Heart

Season 2, Episode 89 - Air Date: 5/25/2007
Orochimaru and Kabuto suddenly appear before Tsunade and Shizune who are out sightseeing. Orochimaru, injured by the Third Hokage's Reaper Death Seal, seeks the former Sannin's medical expertise.
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Focal Point: The Mark of the Leaf

Season 2, Episode 88 - Air Date: 5/18/2007
Naruto manages to complete the first step of his training. But the next step, making a rubber ball explode with chakra, proves extremely difficult.
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Keep on Training: Pop Goes the Water Balloon!

Season 2, Episode 87 - Air Date: 5/11/2007
Naruto finally begins his training with Jiraiya. The technique Naruto will learn was the trademark of the Fourth Hokage, a technique which even a genius like him took three years to master.
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A New Training Begins: I Will Be Strong!

Season 2, Episode 86 - Air Date: 5/4/2007
Deeply hurt mentally and physically, Sasuke is taken back to the Hidden Leaf Village by Guy. If only the medical specialist Tsunade were there.
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Hate Among the Uchihas: The Last of the Clan!

Season 2, Episode 85 - Air Date: 4/27/2007
Jiraiya saves Naruto from Kisame just in time. It turns out that Itachi and the Akatsuki organization are definitely after Naruto to obtain the power of the Nine-Tailed Fox.
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Roar, Chidori! Brother vs. Brother!

Season 2, Episode 84 - Air Date: 4/20/2007
Intent on confronting Itachi, Sasuke rushes to the town where Naruto is staying. On the way, tragic memories of his past come flooding back.
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Jiraiya: Naruto's Potential Disaster!

Season 2, Episode 83 - Air Date: 4/13/2007
Jiraiya and Naruto are on a journey to find Tsunade, one of the legendary Sannin. Jiraiya's purpose is both to protect Naruto from the clutches of the mysterious organization the Akatsuki and to train his apprentice.
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Eye to Eye: Sharingan vs. Sharingan!

Season 2, Episode 82 - Air Date: 4/6/2007
Kakashi arrives in the nick of time to help Asuma and Kurenai, and Itachi too enters the fray. The ultimate battle between two Sharingan users begins.
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Return of the Morning Mist

Season 2, Episode 81 - Air Date: 4/6/2007
Orochimaru's plan to destroy the Village Hidden in the Leaves is stopped. But the damage is extensive and work proceeds quickly to make repairs.
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The Third Hokage, Forever...

Season 2, Episode 80 - Air Date: 3/23/2007
With every ounce of their power, Gaara and Naruto continue to fight. Determined to protect Sakura, Naruto attacks Gaara again and again.
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Beyond the Limit of Darkness and Light

Season 2, Episode 79 - Air Date: 3/16/2007
Gaara employs his Playing Possum Jutsu, which allows the Sand Spirit within him, Shukaku, to display its true power.
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Jiraiya: Naruto's Potential Disaster!

Season 2, Episode 48 - Air Date: 5/12/2004
Jiraiya and Naruto begin their search for Tsunade, but are constantly sidetracked by Jiraiya's peeping and hitting on pretty girls.
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Sharingan vs. Sharingan!

Season 2, Episode 47 - Air Date: 5/5/2004
Kakashi takes on Itachi, with both of them using the Sharingan. However, Kakashi soon realizes that he stands no chance against the legendary ninja.
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Coming Home in the Morning Mist

Season 2, Episode 46 - Air Date: 4/28/2004
Two mysterious ninja infiltrate Konoha, and one of them bares the Sharingan. Just what are these two after?
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The Third Hokage, Forever...

Season 2, Episode 45 - Air Date: 4/21/2004
As the war draws to a close, Gaara admits his defeat to Naruto, and Orochimaru is forced to retreat as Sarutobi took away his arms.
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Beyond the Limit of Darkness and Light

Season 2, Episode 44 - Air Date: 4/14/2004
Transformed into Kyubi, Naruto and Gamabunta prepare to stop Shukaku by waking Gaara up. Though they succeed, the battle is far from over as Gaara won't stop until Naruto is dead.
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Naruto's Ninja Handbook

Season 2, Episode 43 - Air Date: 4/7/2004
Naruto and Gaara continue their fight. Naruto begins to get an advantage, and Gaara transforms into the final form of Shukaku of the Sand.
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Light and Shadow: The Name of Gaara!

Season 2, Episode 42 - Air Date: 3/31/2004
Gaara continues to talk about his past. When Gaara states that Naruto can't become stronger when he fights for everyone else, Naruto recalls that if he didn't meet his friends, he would be the same as Gaara.
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An Assassin in the Moonlight!

Season 2, Episode 41 - Air Date: 3/24/2004
As Sasuke is about to be defeated, Naruto and Sakura show up to save him. With this Gaara begins to have flashbacks of his childhood.
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Over the Limit! Sasuke's Decision

Season 2, Episode 40 - Air Date: 3/17/2004
Sasuke struggles to keep up with Gaara's monstrous capacity. Only able to use Chidori twice on normal circumstances, Sasuke remembers the tragic day that his family died.
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Astonishment! Gaara's True Identity!

Season 2, Episode 39 - Air Date: 3/10/2004
While Shino and Kankuro fight the match they should've fought back during the Chuunin Exam, Naruto, Sakura, and Pakkun slowly catch up to Sasuke.
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Forbidden Secret Jutsu! Shiki-Fujin

Season 2, Episode 38 - Air Date: 3/3/2004
Naruto and Sakura continue to catch up to Sasuke. At the same time, Sasuke catches up to Kankuro and Gaara.
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A Mistake from the Past: A Face Revealed!

Season 2, Episode 37 - Air Date: 2/25/2002
Naruto and Sakura continue to catch up to Sasuke. At the same time, Sasuke catches up to Temari, Kankuro, and Gaara.
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Absolutely Incomparable! A Hokage-Level Battle!

Season 2, Episode 36 - Air Date: 2/18/2004
This is a battle of kings has begun as Orochimaru has summoned the bodies of the First and Second Hokage, using a forbidden technique.
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A Shirker's Call to Action: Layabout No More!

Season 2, Episode 35 - Air Date: 2/11/2004
Naruto, Sakura, Shikamaru, and Pakkun are being chased down by several Sound ninja. Shikamaru decides to stop and try to hold them off so the others can catch up to Sasuke without fear of pursuit.
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Village in Distress: A New A-Ranked Mission!

Season 2, Episode 34 - Air Date: 2/4/2004
Knowing that Sasuke is in over his head, Kakashi sends Naruto, Sakura, and Shikamaru, being guided by a dog named Pakkun, to stop Sasuke from pursuing Gaara.
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Zero Hour! Destruction of Konoha Commenced!

Season 2, Episode 33 - Air Date: 1/28/2004
Sasuke's match is interrupted when Orochimaru puts his plan into action. Temari and Kankuro are ordered to get Gaara to safety until he recovers, leaving Sasuke to chase after them.
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I Wasn't Late for Nothing! Ultimate Move - Chidori Revealed!!

Season 2, Episode 32 - Air Date: 1/14/2004
With Gaara's ultimate defense in place, Sasuke's only hope of winning lies within the move Kakashi taught him.
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Bushy Brow's Jutsu: Sasuke Style!

Season 2, Episode 31 - Air Date: 1/14/2004
Sasuke's match against Gaara finally begins! Gaara seems to have the upper hand at the beginning, until Sasuke shows off his newly found taijutsu techniques.
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Dancing Leaf, Squirming Sand

Season 2, Episode 30 - Air Date: 1/7/2004
It's time for Sasuke's match against Gaara, only Sasuke has yet to show up. Normally they'd disqualify him, but everyone's anxiously awaiting the match.
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Zero Motivation: The Guy with Cloud Envy!

Season 2, Episode 29 - Air Date: 12/24/2003
Shikamaru takes on Temari, only he doesn't want to fight. Can the lazy Shikamaru even last the round?
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Hit It or Quit It: The Final Rounds Get Complicated!

Season 2, Episode 28 - Air Date: 12/17/2003
With Sasuke still absent, and everyone anxiously anticipating his match against Gaara, the tournament is forced to move on to the next round.
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A Failure's True Power

Season 2, Episode 27 - Air Date: 12/10/2003
With all of his tenketsus closed, Naruto cannot feel chakra in him and can barely stand. Neji continues to say that Naruto's fate does not include his winning.
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Ultimate Defense: Zero Blind Spot!

Season 2, Episode 26 - Air Date: 12/3/2003
Naruto begins his assault with his Shadow Clones but Neji analyzes Naruto's actions and determines the real one.
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Byakugan vs. Shadow Clone Jutsu!

Season 2, Episode 25 - Air Date: 11/26/2003
The opening ceremony to the Final Matches begins and Sasuke is missing, worrying Naruto. The ceremony ends and Naruto starts his fight with Neji.
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The Final Rounds: Rush to the Battle Arena!

Season 2, Episode 24 - Air Date: 11/19/2003
Waking up late, Naruto hurries to the stadium where the Chuunin matches will be held, along the way he stops at his old training ground and meets up with Hinata.
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Hospital Besieged: The Evil Hand Revealed!

Season 2, Episode 23 - Air Date: 11/12/2003
Due to the events with Gamabunta, Naruto is now stuck in the hospital. Shikamaru unexpectedly pays him a visit, saying the two of them are the types who never get girls to visit them.
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He Flies! He Jumps! He Lurks! Chief Toad Appears!

Season 2, Episode 22 - Air Date: 11/5/2003
Overjoyed at his success, Naruto manages to enrage Gamabunta. With him not willing to accept that Naruto was able to summon him, Naruto challenges Gamabunta to accept him as his subordinate if he is able to stay on his back until sundown.
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Live or Die: Risk It All to Win It All!

Season 2, Episode 21 - Air Date: 10/29/2003
Since Naruto is having little to no success at summoning frogs, Jiraiya figures that if Naruto's to learn how summon Kyubi's chakra, he's going to need to be put into a life-threating situation.
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A Feeling of Yearning, A Flower Full of Hope

Season 2, Episode 20 - Air Date: 10/22/2003
Sakura goes to visit Sasuke and Lee in the hospital, along the way, she meets up with Ino and the two make the trip together.
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Summoning Jutsu; Wisdom of the Toad Sage!

Season 2, Episode 19 - Air Date: 10/15/2003
While Jiraiya attempts to teach Naruto the Summoning Jutsu, while doing research as well, Dosu learns the hard way why Gaara is so dangerous.
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Long Time No See: Jiraiya Returns!

Season 2, Episode 18 - Air Date: 10/8/2003
While Ebisu trains Naruto on how to walk on water in a hotspring, he spies somebody trying to peep on women in a hotspring.
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Ebisu Returns: Naruto's Toughest Training Yet!

Season 2, Episode 17 - Air Date: 10/1/2003
Naruto wants Kakashi to train him, but Kakashi has other things to do. Naruto knows he's planning on training Sasuke, and becomes jealous.
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A Shadow in the Darkness: Danger Approaches Sasuke

Season 2, Episode 16 - Air Date: 9/24/2003
As Chouji faces off against Dosu, Orochimaru gives an order for Kabuto to abduct Sasuke. He also tells Kabuto that if he wants to stop him, he'll have to kill Sasuke.
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The Fifth Gate: A Splendid Ninja is Born

Season 2, Episode 15 - Air Date: 9/17/2003
The match between Gaara and Lee draws to an end as Lee unleashes his ultimate move. But will even this be enough to defeat Gaara?
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Lee's Hidden Strength: Forbidden Secret Jutsu!

Season 2, Episode 14 - Air Date: 9/10/2003
As the battle between Lee and Gaara continues, Gai remembers how hard Lee used to train and how Lee has pretty much no ninjutsu or genjutsu skills.
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Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!

Season 2, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/3/2003
The second-to-last match finally arrives! Rock Lee must face down the mysterious and dangerous Gaara, a ninja who is said to have never been truly injured in a fight before.
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A Failure Stands Tall!

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 8/27/2003
Hinata will not give up so easily, especially with Naruto watching her. Will Hinata be willing to give up her own life in order to prove herself, or will the match be stopped before Neji can connect a killing move?
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Byakugan Battle: Hinata Grows Bold!

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/20/2003
Kiba alerts Hinata, as he's being taken away, that there are only a few fighters left. He warns her that if she fights Gaara, she has to give up immediately or she could be killed.
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Surprise Attack! Naruto's Secret Weapon!

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/20/2003
The battle between Naruto and Kiba draws to a close, with each of them giving it everything they've got.
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Akamaru Unleashed! Who's Top Dog Now?

Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/6/2003
The match between Kiba and Naruto kicks off, with Kiba immediately proving he has the upper hand in the battle.
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Killer Kunoichi and a Shaky Shikamaru

Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 7/30/2003
Temari of the Sand Village battles Tenten from Leaf Village, with Tenten losing. Now, Shikamaru battles Kin of the Sound village, but can he defeat an opponent who has already seen his moves once before?
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The Ultimate Battle: Cha!

Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/23/2003
Sakura and Ino prepare to settle the score once and for all! However, when Sakura becomes the victim of Ino's Mind-Body Switch Justu, will she be forced to give up the match?
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Kunoichi Rumble: The Rivals Get Serious!

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/16/2003
Kankuro takes on Kabuto's teammate, Misumi, in a quick battle, proving how tough the Sand ninja really are.
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Kakashi and Orochimaru: Face-to-Face!

Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/9/2003
While Shino and Zaku finish their fight Kakashi seals the Curse Seal on Sasuke. When he finishes explaining how it works Orochimaru himself shows up in flesh and blood.
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Bushy Brow's Jealousy - Lions Barrage Unleashed!

Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/2/2003
Unable to use his chakra against Akado, Sasuke uses good old-fashioned taijutsu to defeat him. Kakashi, tipped off by Sakura's exceptionally worrisome behavior, senses something is wrong with Sasuke, and takes him away after his match.
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Narrowing the Field: Sudden Death Elimination!

Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/18/2003
With so many participants still left, the groups are told that they will be pitted against each other in preliminary matches.
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Surviving the Cut! The Rookie Nine Together Again!

Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/11/2003
The second exam ends and Team Kakashi has made it through. They open their scrolls and Iruka is summoned and he explains what it means to be a Chuunin and expresses his concern for the three.
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Clone vs. Clone: Mine are Better than Yours!

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/4/2003
Naruto and the gang realize they have been caught in an illusionary technique and then they are attacked.