|My Funny Skankentine|
|Season 1, Episode 5|
|Air date|| July 31, 2006 (YouTube)|
June 21, 2013 (Dailymotion)
In this episode we see Joey engage in his first real duel, against Mai Valentine. Along with some intermittent support, Joey is able to overcome Mai's perfume trick and defeats her with his Time Wizard.
- (Title) It's a reference to "My Funny Valentine ", a jazz standard tune as well as the tune of the show Babes In Arms .
- (00:00) The cereal box is an obvious rip-off of Cheerios .
- (01:09) "Robot monkey" is a reference to future episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh (see Episode 51), in which Tristan is eventually turned into a robotic monkey.
- (02:13) The sound effect and exclamation mark come from Metal Gear Solid .
- (03:10) As he transforms, Yugi paraphrases Scrappy Doo's catchphrase (originally "Puppy power!").
- (03:33) The song playing as Joey plays his Time Roulette is Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show .
- (Credits) This dialogue is from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi .
This episode marks the first use of the intro sequence set to the song "Kawaita Sakebi" by Field of View, the same song used as the opening theme for the first Yu-Gi-Oh! anime ("Yu-Gi-Oh! Season Zero").