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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr

The Matrix: Final Flight of the Osiris The Matrix
"Final Flight of the Osiris"
Written by The Wachowskis
Directed by Andy Jones
March 21, 2003


The Osiris’ crew races against death to warn Zion of an impending attack on the city.


Read the story summary at the Matrix Wiki


Didja Know?


"Final Flight of the Osiris" was an animated short that appeared on the Animatrix video relased in 2003 with seven other animated shorts. It originally premiered in movie theaters on March 21, 2003, eight weeks before the premiere of The Matrix Reloaded, in front of the movie The Dreamcatcher.


In this short film, the crew of the hovership Osiris discovers a huge swarm of thousands of sentinels tunneling from the surface down towards Zion. First Mate Jue manages to deliver a warning to Zion from inside the Matrix before the hovership and all its crew are killed. It is mentioned briefly early in The Matrix Reloaded. 


Characters appearing or mentioned in this story





resistance members

Noah (Osiris pilot)




old woman


Didja Notice?


The Osiris' name plaque shows it is a Mark VI, No. 16, built in the USA in 2079.


At 6:19 in the video, a sign for something-Whisky Co. is seen on the roof of the building across the alley from the one Jue lands on.


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