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"Ninja Moths"
Season 2, episode 5A
(Overall episode #61)
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Premiere date
United States of America United States of America
February 9, 2018
Canada Canada
January 14, 2021 (CBC Kids)
Written by Tom Stevenson
Directed by Christian De Vita
Viewer count (millions) TBA
Episode Guide
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"Owlette's Luna Trouble"
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"Who's Got the Owl Power?"

"Ninja Moths" (also known as "Gluglu et les Papi-Ninjas" in French) is the first segment of the 5th Season 2 episode of PJ Masks.

Summaries

USA

The Moths and the Ninjalinos have gone rogue by teaming up to get rid of their own leaders.

French

The ugly acolytes, Ninjazouaves and Papilunes, join together to become one super villain. Gluglu then learns to put aside his pride and work hand in hand with Bibou and Yoyo to stop this new demonic team.

Characters

The following characters appeared in the episode "Ninja Moths":

Synopsis

The episode starts off with the PJ Masks taking on Luna Girl and Night Ninja to prevent them from ruining Space Day at the museum. While the moths and Ninjalinos chase Catboy and Owlette, Gekko is trapped by the Sticky Splats. Luna Girl and Night Ninja briefly fight over capturing him before deciding to work together to stick him to the roof. The villains laugh at him until Catboy and Owlette lead their sidekicks to crash into them. Gekko is freed afterwards, but is embarrassed at what happened.

Luna Girl and Night Ninja berate the moths and Ninjalinos for their defeat. They stumble as they leave the building while continuing their harsh criticism on them; the sidekick groups are hurt as a result. The next day, the kids come out to see sticky splats everywhere and the school flag eaten by the moths. The PJ Picture Player senses trouble up in the air and down on the ground that night, meaning that the villains must have teamed up again.

However, when the PJ Masks arrive at the museum, nothing has been stolen; they instead find Luna Girl and Night Ninja stuck on the roof. Their sidekicks have taken their sticky splats, Luna Board, and Luna Magnet and teamed up against them after their harsh words from last night. The Ninjalinos fly in with the moths on their backs and fire sticky splats. Even though Luna Girl and Night Ninja are villains, the team still needs to help them since heroes help everyone.

Gekko obtains a huge space rover model as a shield to protect everyone from the Ninja Moths’ attack. Once the coast is clear, Catboy and Owlette pull Luna Girl and Night Ninja down. There are too many Ninja Moths, however, so the villains can’t retrieve their belongings. Since they’ll be much safer traveling in the Owl-Glider, everyone runs out of the museum, Catboy and Owlette in front, Gekko in the back, and Luna Girl and Night Ninja following in the middle.

The Ninja Moths are able to sticky splat the villains before they reach the aircraft. Torn between helping either his friends or the villains, Gekko tries to save them as they are taken away, only for the acolyte group to stop him. They stick their leaders to the rocket and prepare its launch sequence outside. While the villains quarrel about whose fault it is for this dilemma, they both agree that the Ninja Moths are evil and making them look bad.

The PJ Masks look from behind the bushes. Gekko gets an idea; they can break up the Ninja Moths by bringing them back to their leaders. The way they can do that is by telling them to show how much they actually care. They’ll need to remove them from the rocket first, so Catboy and Owlette distract the Ninja Moths. Gekko camouflages himself, sneaks over, and saves Luna Girl and Night Ninja before the rocket launches, knowing that it’s the right thing to do.

Gekko tells the two that if they want their sidekicks back, then they’ll have to be nice to them and show some respect. If they don’t, then the Ninja Moths will stay together forever and keep making them look bad. Catboy and Owlette lead the Ninja Moths over to the front of the museum, where Gekko pulls down some of the Ninjalinos and takes the moths off their backs. Luna Girl and Night Ninja initially refuse to be nice, but they eventually decide to take Gekko’s advice.

The two villains compliment their respective sidekicks while insulting the other sidekick group. They argue about whose sidekicks are better and claim that they don’t need the others. After hearing the argument, the moths and Ninjalinos separate. The team catches the remaining ninjas, and the sidekicks return to their respective leaders. Everyone leaves as Night Ninja declares that they’ll be back and Luna Girl thanks Gekko for his help, who has now learned that heroes help anyone no matter the scenario. The PJ Masks proclaim their signature victory phrase.

Moral/Lesson

  • You must put your pride aside to help people (be helpful).

Trivia

  • This is the second episode that starts with Night Ninja and Luna Girl.
  • This is the second episode that has the Ninjalinos leaving Night Ninja.
  • The Ninjalinos and Moths work together to kill off Night Ninja and Luna Girl by sending them off into space instead of being their sidekicks.
    • However, they're not the only villains who have shown psychopathic traits, as Roméo Mécano and Sorceline are implied to be more evil than they are, such as showing malicious intentions on physically harming people with lethal weapons and causing any socialogial suffering to the Animal Totems (by permanently locking them inside a cloud of Mitomites), while the latter's cartoon counterpart got more violent in Seasons 2 and 3 than she was in Season 1.
  • This is the second episode where two PJ Masks members say "Time to be a hero!".
  • This is the first time that Night Ninja works with the PJ Masks, making him the second villain to help them sometimes after Luna Girl.
  • This is the third time Luna Girl worked with the PJ Masks.
  • Gekko can be heard saying "I hate Sticky Splats!" This is the third use of the word "hate" in PJ Masks, which could be suggestive/inappropriate for some viewers.
Episode list
| Blame it on the Train, Owlette | Catboy's Cloudy Crisis | Owlette and the Flash Flip Trip | Catboy and the Pogo Dozer | Gekko and the Super Ninjalinos | Owlette's Terrible Pterodactyl Trouble | Catboy and the Shrinker | Owlette and the Moon-Ball | Catboy and the Butterfly Brigade | Owlette the Winner | Speak UP, Gekko! | Catboy and Master Fang's Sword | Catboy VS. Robo-Cat | Owlette and the Giving Owl | Catboy and the Great Birthday Cake Rescue | Gekko and the Snore-A-Saurus | Looking After Gekko | Catboy and the Teeny Weeny Ninjalino | Catboy's Tricky Ticket | Gekko and the Missing Gekko-Mobile | Catboy's Flying Fiasco | Gekko's Stay-at-Home Sneezes | Gekko Saves Christmas | Gekko's Nice Ice Plan | Gekko and the Mighty Moon Problem | Clumsy Catboy | Catboy and Gekko's Robot Rampage | Owlette's Feathered Friend | Owlette and the Battling Headquarters | Gekko and the Mayhem at the Museum | Catboy Takes Control | Owlette's Two Wrongs | Gekko Floats | Catboy's Two-Wheeled Wonder | Catboy's Great Gig | Owlette's New Move | Supersonic Owlette | Catboy and the Sticky Splat Slingshot | Owlette of a Kind | Beat the Drum, Catboy | Catboy Squared | Gekko's Super Gekko Sense | Owlette and the Owletteenies | Gekko's Blame Campaign | Owlette and the Moonflower | Slowpoke Gekko | Catboy and the Lunar Dome | Gekko and the Rock of All Power | Super-Sized Gekko | Take to the Skies, Owlette | Slow Down, Catboy! | Gekko's Special Rock |
| Moonfizzle Balls | Soccer Ninjalinos | Lionel-Saurus | Catboy's Cuddly | Night of the Cat | Catboy Does It Again | Terrible Two-Some | Owlette's Luna Trouble | Ninja Moths | Who's Got the Owl Power? | PJ Pinball | Bounce-a-Tron | Wacky Floats | Romeo's Disguise | PJ Robot | PJ Power Up | Moonstruck: Race to the Moon | Moonstruck: Lunar Fortress | Robot's Pet Cat | Gekko, Master of the Deep | May the Best Power Win | Moonbreaker | Race Up Mystery Mountain | The Mountain Prisoner | The Wolfy Kids | Wolf-O-Saurus | Catboy No More | Gekko Vs. the Splatcano | Meet Armadylan | Invisible Owlette | Wolfy Mountain | Romeo's Crystal Clear Plan | Nobody's Sidekick | Armadylan Menace | Power Pondweed | Owlette Comes Clean | Halloween Tricksters | The Wolfies Take HQ | The Good Wolfy | The Wolfy Plan | The Lizard Theft | PJ Dylan | Armadylan'd and Dangerous | Romeo's Action Toys | The Dragon Gong | Flight of the Ninja | Romeocoaster | Gekko and the Opposite Ray | PJ Masks Vs. Bad Guys United | Easter Wolfies | Luna and the Wolfies |
| Moon Madness | Armadylan and Robette Rule | Armadylan Zen | Way of the Woofy | Werejalinos | PJ Comet | Glowy Moths | Teacher Goes Ninja | Robot Goes Wrong | Lionel's Powers | Best Friends Forever | Meet An Yu | The Moon Prix | Pirates Ahoy! | The Secret of the Pagoda | Storm of the Ninja | Arma-Leader | Owlette Slips Up | The Splat Monster | Moth on the Moon | Fly Me To The Moon | Luna's Cosmic Tantrum | Motsuki The Best | Wheels of a Hero | Moonwolfy | Clash on Mystery Mountain | A Teeny Weeny Problem | Take Romeo Off The Road | Mission: PJ Seeker | Wolfy Powers | Do The Gekko | Armadylan, Action Hero | Super Muscles Show Off | The Prank Wheelz | Where's The Wolf Wheelz? | Villain of the Sky | Protector of the Sky | The PJ Masks Save Christmas | Romeo's Melody | PJ Robot Takes Control | PJ Sky Pirates | The Disappearing Ninjas | Gekko Everywhere | Gekko Takes Charge | Big Sister Motsuki | PJ Party Crasher | Master of the Moat | PJ Robot Vs Romeo |
| Heroes of the Sky | Who Let the Moths In? | Commander Meow | Motsuki's Missing Sister | Not so Ninja | PJ Party Mountain | Wolfies of the Pagoda | Master Fang's Secret | Aerodylan | Asteroid Accident | All About Asteroids | Romeo's Space Machine | Newton and the Ninjas | Missing Space Rock | Flying Factory Out of Control | Munki-gu | Munki-gu in the City | Mission Munki-gu | Legend of the Wolfy Bone | Gekko Vs Armavillain | Super Super Cat Speed | Munki-gu's Dragon | Gekko Loves Lionel | Octobella | Octo-Trouble | Star Buddies | To the Moon and Back | Magnet in the Moat | Motsuki Bugs Out | Octobella's Garden | Sploshy Splash | Teeny Weeny Returns | Robo-Wolf | The Labours of Armadylan | Lost in Space | The Power of Monkey Chatter | The Secret of Monkey Goodness | Pharaoh Boy | By My Pharaoh Feathers | Pharaoh's Chariot | PJ Robot Malfunction | The Mysterious Masks | Battle Of The Fangs | Catboy's Cat | Mad With Moon Power | Pharaoh and The Ninjalinos | Pharaoh's Boomerangs | Bubbles Of Badness |
| Ninja Power Up |
To be announced.
| Super Cat Speed | Super Gekko Muscles | Owl Eyes | Reinvention | Moth's Day | Super Moves Dance Party | Super Gekko Camouflage | Teamwork | All Skills | Determination | Gekko Improvises | Super Singing Heroes | Team Night Ninja | Super Cat Ears | Owlette Improvises | A Job For All | Bravery | Catboy Improvises | Taking Turns | Training with the PJ Masks | Moon Rocked | Play Date on the Moon | Space Race | Cat-Car Chaos | Gekko-Mobile Mischief | Robots Wash Up | Owl-Glider Gliding | Armadylan Style | Wolfy Garden | Bye Bye Bad Luna | Catboy Power Up | Owlette Power Up | Gekko Power Up | Masters of the Mountain | Moon Cuddly | The PJ Rovers | PJ Racing | An Yu's Bird Rescue | PJ Masks Surprise | Ninjability | HQ Tour | Minding Motsuki | It's A PJ Masks Christmas | Learning the Planets |
Misc.
| Pilot Pitch |