|This article is about a/an episode in Power Rangers Super Samurai.|
The Great Duel is to be the seventeenth episode of Power Rangers Super Samurai, the second season of Power Rangers Samurai. It is the second of the five-episode endgame arc. It features the Rangers' first battle with the new Red Ranger, Lauren Shiba, in the lead.
As the Rangers attempt to adjust to being led by Jayden's sister, the new Red Ranger, Jayden is approached by Deker ready for their duel. Struggling to find meaning in his life. Jayden accepts without hesitation.
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- Alex Heartman as Jayden Shiba (Red Samurai Ranger 1)
- Najee-De-Tiege as Kevin (Blue Samurai Ranger)
- Erika Fong as Mia Watanabe (Pink Samurai Ranger)
- Hector David Jr. as Mike (Green Samurai Ranger)
- Brittany Anne Pirtle as Emily (Yellow Samurai Ranger)
- Steven Skyler as Antonio Garcia (Gold Samurai Ranger)
- Kimberley Crossman as Lauren Shiba (Red Samurai Ranger 2)
- Rene Naufahu as Mentor Ji
- Jeff Szusterman as Octoroo (voice)
- Rene Naufahu as Mentor Ji
- Kate Elliott as Dayu (voice)
- Rick Medina as Deker
- Paul Harrop as Gigertox (voice)
- Red Samurai Ranger - N/A
- Red Samurai Ranger (Lauren) - Super, Air Strike Combination, Tiger (TigerZord), Ultimate Samurai Combination
- Blue Samurai Ranger - Dragon (Spin Sword - Quadruple Slash), Swordfish (SwordfishZord)
- Pink Samurai Ranger - Turtle (Spin Sword - Quadruple Slash), Samurai (TurtleZord)
- Green Samurai Ranger - Bear (Spin Sword - Quadruple Slash), Beetle (BeetleZord)
- Yellow Samurai Ranger - Ape (Spin Sword - Quadruple Slash), Samurai (ApeZord)
- Gold Samurai Ranger - N/A
- Bulk (Paul Schrier) and Spike (Felix Ryan) do not appear in this episode.
- First and only time a Nighlok reaches a third form beyond its natural and mega forms.
- Gigertox was Destroyed
- The opening sequence has been updated to include Lauren in the cutaway shots. However Kimberly Crossman is not credited as a regular cast member. Her credit appears in the closing credits.
- This episode first aired in Latin America on 28th August 2012.
- This is the first episode where there are 3 female colors in one episode: Pink-Red-Yellow. This was because Jayden temporary left the team in the previous episode.
- When the camera zooms in on Lauren's morpher, the entire symbol portion of the morphing screen is upside down.
- As Jayden and Mentor Jii are falling off the cliff, "Jii" in the close-up shot is actually his Shinkenger counterpart, Hikoma Kusakabe.
- When Mentor Ji finds Jayden battling Deker the two are shown laying on rocks but when Ji walks over to help Jayden in the very next shot Jayden is on grassy ground. This is because the scene with the rocks was Japanese footage and the grass shot was American and was due likely to the crew being unable to find a good enough location to match the footage. The inconsistencies continue in the scene stated above.