1 S3 E34 — The End of Tear

The battle between Naruto and Sasuke finally reaches its end in this episode. 

2 S3 E33 — A Plea from a Friend

Naruto finally gets the upper hand. However, this wasn't to last, since Sasuke develops a matured Sharingan in the middle of this battle.  

3 S3 E32 — For a Friend

After activating his Cursed Seal, Sasuke manages to gain the upper hand in this battle. Naruto ends up on the receiving end of a beatdown — but not for long. 

4 S3 E28 — A Cry on Deaf Ear

One of the best parts of Naruto is without a doubt the first fight between Naruto and Sasuke. 

5 S1 E50 — The Fifth Gate: A Splendid Ninja is Born

In a final bid to defeat Gaara once and for all, Lee opens the Fifth Gate. 

6 S1 E49 — Lee's Hidden Strength: Forbidden Secret Jutsu!

Any Naruto fan who doubted Lee's taijutsu's capabilities would be singing a different tune by the end of this episode. 

7 S1 E48 — Gaara vs. Rock Lee: The Power of Youth Explodes!

Of course, it would be impossible to talk about Gaara without mentioning his excellent fight against Rock Lee.  

8 S2 E21 — Naruto’s Ninja Handbook

For the longest time, it seemed that Naruto would be incapable of being useful in battle; after all, he had a penchant to do some truly stupid things in his fights.  

9 S2 E37 — Attack! Fury Of The Rasengan

The Rasengan is one of Naruto's most iconic moves, and in this episode, he pulls off this attack for the first time.