|For Friendship: Ami vs. Bertheir|
| 友情のため! 亜美とベルチェ激突|
Yuujou no Tame! Ami to Beruche Gekitots
|Episode:||EP 71, Season 2|
|Air Date (JP):||October 16, 1993|
|Written by:||Shigeru Yanagawa|
|Directed by:||Harume Kosaka|
|North American Dub|
|Air Date (US):||November 20, 1995|
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"For Friendship: Ami vs. Bertheir" is the 25th episode of the second season of the Sailor Moon anime, and the 71st episode overall. It aired in Japan on October 16, 1993. The DiC English dub title of this episode is "Checkmate," and it aired in North America on November 20, 1995.
Changes From the Manga
- Berthier, like Koan, was killed by Moon Princess Halation
- The scene where Sailor Jupiter's attack hits Berthier and draws blood is cut from the DiC English dub.
- Koan getting hit by a block of ice is cut from the English dub.
- When Tuxedo Mask appears, his theme music does not play.
- This is the first episode to have a new intro depicting Crystal Tokyo.
- Viz Media spells Berthier's name as "Bertheir" in their title translation.