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"Pirates Ahoy!"
Season 3, episode 8B
(Overall episode #117)
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Premiere date
United States of America United States of America
July 5, 2019[1]
Written by Christian De Vita
Directed by Christian De Vita
Viewer count (millions) TBA
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"Pirates Ahoy!" (also known as "Yoyo et les Ninja-pirates" in French) is the second segment of the 8th Season 3 episode of PJ Masks.

Summaries

U.S.

When Gekko and Owlette's overconfidence plays right into Night Ninja's plan, they must learn to work together, while Catboy must overcome his fear of water.

French

Ninjaka again steals the pirate tank and resurfaces under his nickname Pirate Ninja, besieging the city's canals. Yoyo must brave his fear of water, while Gluglu and Bibou's overconfidence plays in Ninjaka's favour.

Characters

The following characters appeared in the episode "Pirates Ahoy!":

Synopsis

The episode begins with the PJ Masks chasing Night Ninja and his Ninjalinos, who have stolen the Pirate Ship float to make it their own pirate ship. Catboy is about to fire a Super Cat Stripe to reel them in when they make their escape in the canals. Due to his fear of water, the team can’t advance any further. Nevertheless, they decide to catch the ninjas next time and head back for the night, Owlette and Gekko excited for a pirate-themed adventure.

The next day, Connor tries to get over his fear of water by attempting to jump through a sprinkler in his backyard while Amaya reads about the city’s canals and pirates in preparation for tonight’s mission. She and Greg also get themselves hyped up for defeating the ninjas as Captain Owly and Master of the Deep, respectively, especially since they attempted to be pirates last time.

Tonight comes; at HQ, the PJ Picture Player shows the ninjas building a dam in the canals, but with no clear indication of what Night Ninja’s plan is. Catboy is terrified to find out that the team will be chasing them in the water through the PJ Rovers’ aquatic mode. Owlette and Gekko assure him that they can take care of the mission while he makes sure as the ship’s cat that any of the ninjas don’t escape. The team gears up in their suits and takes off in the canals.

Owlette and Gekko arrive at the ninjas’ location and chase them down, her deflecting the Sticky Splats towards them and him going underwater and suddenly popping out in front of one to scare him. Catboy follows behind trying not to fall in the water. As the rest of the team continues their pursuit for the ninjas, he notices that some of them are bringing objects to different locations while the others confronted are giving up too easily. He climbs up a gate to get a better look, and sees that they’re leading the team away so they can do something else.

Catboy then sees that the Ninjalinos have built a trap, though is too late to warn Owlette and Gekko as they have driven into it, and are now trying to avoid the Sticky Splat attack. He pushes himself to drive over to the location and knock the Sticky Splats away before they could hit them. The Ninjalinos are forced to retreat as the projectiles hit them instead. Now realizing that they’ve been tricked, the team escapes the trap and follows more retreating Ninjalinos as they arrive at more blockades. They soon reach the final one that is blocking the entrance to the moat around HQ.

Night Ninja confirms that part of his plan was to lure the team away so he can enact the final part, which is to capture HQ and gain access to all of its power and supplies. Just in case the team attempts to stop them, they have captured PJ Robot and are guarding the place with Sticky Splats. The team realizes that they have messed up the mission due to Owlette and Gekko’s overconfidence in defeating the ninjas and playing brave pirates and Catboy’s fear of water. In order to fix this, they agree to work together, as well as help Catboy combat his fear because he’s also part of the team.

Catboy goes on land to direct the ninjas’ attention away with the warning that there will be water involved and encouragement that he can conquer his fear. Owlette jumps over the makeshift dam and catches PJ Robot. The two fly into HQ and go into defense mode through the usage of its Owl Beams and furballs, causing a couple of Ninjalinos in the water to crash. Meanwhile, Gekko dismantles the dam and follows the other Ninjalinos chasing Catboy underwater until they reach the bridge, where he knocks them away.

The team then regroups in the moat and spins the pirate ship around. Night Ninja throws a Sticky Splat in an attempt to stop them. It heads towards Gekko, but Catboy pushes him out of the way, knowing that even though he doesn’t like water, it wouldn’t stop him from saving his friends. He ties a Super Cat Stripe to the mast so Gekko can pull the ship down, and Owlette blows the ninjas overboard. Catboy jumps to the top of HQ to take down the pirate flag they placed on earlier.

The ninjas retreat in defeat, Night Ninja chasing the Ninjalinos on land as they swim away, leaving the PJ Masks to sing a pirate chant to celebrate their victory.

Moral/Lesson

  • Don't be overconfident and work together as a team.
  • You should overcome your fears and don't be fearful.

Trivia

  • This is the first pirate-themed episode in the television series.
    • When Gekko says "Last time Night Ninja tried to be a pirate, things didn't go so well for him," he's referring to "Wacky Floats."
  • Catboy faces his fear of water for the third time.
  • It is revealed in this episode that the PJ Rovers have an aquatic mode.
  • This is the PJ Masks' third water-themed mission.
  • Gekko drives the Cat-Car for the fourth time.

References

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 |