Dragon Ball Z Episode Guide
[ THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED BY ROCKY OPINA ON JANUARY 2001 ]
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Episode 1 - The Arrival of Raditz
Born long ago of a primeval force on a faraway planet, the Saiyans developed into a warrior race so devastating and relentless that their own planet did not survive their centuries of destruction. Now, one of them is coming to earth to find his younger brother Gokou! The mighty Saiyan warrior Raditz arrives on Earth searching for his brother Gokou, who was sent to Earth as a baby with a mission to destroy all traces of human life on Earth. However, Gokou received a blow to his head upon his earthly arrival, causing him to forget his mission of destruction. Gokou has instead become Earth's most powerful defender. When Raditz arrives, he tells Gokou to destroy 100 earthlings by the next morning or Gokou's son Gohan will be killed. After Gokou refuses his request, Raditz kidnaps Gohan.
Episode 2 - The World's Strongest Team
Gokou is baffled about what to do until his arch enemy, Piccolo, appears. Piccolo joins forces with Gokou to battle against the Saiyan's threat to Earth. Both use every technique they possess against Raditz, but discover there is no power on Earth capable of stopping Raditz.
Episode 3 - Gohan's Hidden Powers
When Raditz has almost finished Gokou, his power sensor goes off. Gohan has broken free of the space capsule in which Raditz had imprisoned him. In a remarkable burst of power against Raditz, Gohan's Saiyan blood shows through.
Episode 4 - Gohan's Hidden Powers
Raditz is weakened by Gohan's burst, allowing Gokou to grab Raditz in a bear hug. Piccolo summons an extra powerful screw blast to finish off Raditz, but his attack also ends Gokou's life. Before Raditz dies, he tells Piccolo that two other Saiyans who have even greater power are heading for Earth and will arrive within the year! While Piccolo trains Gohan, Gokou travels through the other world to visit Martial Arts Master King Kai to get superior training from him in preparation for the coming battle against the Saiyans!
Episode 5 - Gohan's Metamorphosis
Piccolo takes Gohan to a deserted wasteland to train him to utilize his incredible power. Gohan is left alone to survive for six months, while Piccolo watches over him from afar. On the night of the first full moon, Piccolo witnesses an incredible transformation as Gohan becomes a gigantic ape!
Episode 6 - Gohan Makes a Friend
Gohan gradually gets used to living in the wasteland, even though he misses his parents. One day, he helps an injured dinosaur and the two become friends. Later, Gohan's new friend is attacked by another evil dinosaur! See if Gohan can save his new friend!
Episode 7 - Trouble on Arlia
The evil Saiyan warriors, Vegeta and Nappa, are getting closer to earth, eager to gather the seven Dragon Balls and realize their wish for immortality. On the way to earth, the two warriors decide to stop by Planet Arlia to have some fun. Watch out because fun to a Saiyan warrior means destruction!
Episode 8 - Home for Infinite Losers
Gokou has fallen off Snake Way into the land of no return. There, two ogres give Gokou a test; they promise that they will show him the way back to Snake Way if he wins a competition against them.
Episode 9 - Princess Snake's Hospitality
A selected group of warriors have gathered at the top of Korin Tower. There they will undergo the special training that will prepare them for the Saiyans. Meanwhile, Gokou reaches the end of Snake Way only to fall into the treacherous hands of the beautiful Snake Princess.
Episode 10 - Escape from Piccolo
Gohan misses home very much. One day, he escapes the wilderness, but his handmade boat is wrecked in a storm. Gohan is saved by orphan children on an island and makes some new friends. When he almost reaches home, Piccolo reminds him of his mission: to save Earth!
Episode 11 - Showdown in the Past
Earth's warriors, Krillin, Tien, Chiaotzu and Yamcha, are training at Kami's lookout, but get frustrated at the speed of their training. Kami's assistant, Mr. Popo, instructs them to know themselves to become stronger and to learn about their enemy to defeat it. Mr. Popo sends their spirits to the virtual reality of the Pendulum Room, where the warriors experience the overwhelming power of the average Saiyan. Then they learn the terrible reality that the two Saiyans who are approaching are twice as strong!
Episode 12 - The End of Snake Way
Gohan is continuing his training under Piccolo. One night, Gohan suddenly transforms to a giant ape again and attacks Piccolo! Piccolo discovers that a moon image is projected from Gokou's old Saiyan space pod and Piccolo must destroy the pod before Gohan destroys him! Meanwhile, Gokou finally reaches King Kai's small planet at the end of Snake Way. There, Gokou finds that he must train in the gravity of a planet that is ten times stronger than Earth's!
Episode 13 - A Fight Against Gravity, Catch Bubbles!
After Gokou passes King Kai's test to make King Kai laugh, the training begins! Gokou's first task is to catch King Kai's pet monkey, Bubbles, in a gravity ten times stronger than Earth's. King Kai tells Gokou that the planet Vegeta, the Saiyans' homeworld, had the same gravity as his place and that the two Saiyans that are on the way to Earth are even stronger than King Kai himself! This fact reinforces Gokou's determination to train even harder to defeat them.
Episode 14 - The Legend of the Saiyans
Gokou's next task in his training is to hit Gregory, a super fast grasshopper, with a heavy hammer. King Kai is amazed to see how quickly Gokou can conquer the gravity and decides to teach him the ultimate techniques called 'Kaio-Ken' and 'Spirit Bomb'. One day, King Kai reveals more to Gokou about his Saiyan heritage. Gokou learns that the planet Vegeta had vanished and he is one of only four Saiyans that survived. Gokou will have to confront the rest of the surviving Saiyans soon!
Episode 15 - Black Day for Planet Earth
Gokou completes his training under King Kai, and is ready for the battle against the Saiyans. While Gokou hurries back on Snake Way to Earth, the evil Saiyans, Vegeta and Nappa, finally land and launch a diabolical wake-up call for the planet Earth. They first sense the power of Piccolo and Gohan and proceed to them. Their purpose is to find the Dragon Balls and make their wish -- immortality. Can Earth's Special Forces hold out until Gokou arrives?!
Episode 16 - The Battle Begins... Gokou Where are You?
Vegeta and Nappa reach Piccolo, Gohan and Krillin. Vegeta recognizes Piccolo as the one who told Raditz about the Dragon Balls before finishing Raditz off, and then reveals that Piccolo is an alien from the planet Namek! The Saiyans then grow plant monsters, called Saibamen, to fight Earth's warriors first, just as Tien, Chiaotzu and Yamcha arrive to help!
Episode 17 - The Saibamen Strike
The Earth's Special Forces show their newly developed power in their battle with the plant monsters known as the Saibamen. Unfortunately, the Saibamen are only a prologue to the real battle against their creators - the evil Saiyans, Vegeta and Nappa.
Episode 18 - Nappa... The Invincible?
Nappa powers up and picks Tien as his first prey. Chiaotzu tries a sneak attack, but Nappa's enormous power prevents anyone from helping Tien. Piccolo plans a new attack, but will it work on one who seems invincible?
Episode 19 - Tien Goes All Out!!
Tien uses all his powers to help Piccolo and Krillin attack Nappa, but Nappa continues to dominate the Earth's Special Forces. Just as Nappa is about to finish off Piccolo and Krillin, Vegeta calls a three hour break to see if Kakarot (Gokou) will show up. Where is Gokou?
Episode 20 - Times Up!!
When the three hour truce ends Gokou has not arrived, so Nappa resumes his devastating attack. Suddenly everyone senses that Gokou will arrive soon. When Vegeta discovers that Gokou's power level is at least 5000, he orders Nappa to finish off the remaining three warriors before Gokou arrives!
Episode 21 - The Return of Gokou
Nappa defeats Krillin and fires a massive power blast to finish off Gohan. Piccolo saves Gohan by sacrificing himself, but this also sacrifices Kami and the seven Dragon Balls necessary to wish everyone back alive! Gohan is enraged and uses all of his power to avenge Piccolo, but Nappa is too strong. Luckily for Gohan, Gokou finally shows up.
Episode 22 - Gokou Strikes Back
Gokou arrives and surprises everyone with his new power. Vegeta orders Nappa to retreat, but the enraged saiyan attacks Krillin and Gohan instead. Gokou stops Nappa by using his new Kaio-ken technique, and the injured Nappa pleads to Vegeta for help. The powerful Saiyan shows his ruthlessness by blowing up Nappa instead! Now it is time for the showdown between Gokou and Vegeta!
Episode 23 - Gokou Vs. Vegeta... A Saiyan Duel
Gokou must now face Vegeta, the prince of the planet Vegeta, the strongest Saiyan warrior, and a villian so ruthless he destroyed his own partner, Nappa, for being injured. When Gokou's double Kaio-Ken attack fails, Gokou breaks his promise to King Kai and uses the triple Kaio-Ken. Vegeta becomes so angry he decides to blow up Earth!
Episode 24 - Vegeta... Saiyan Style!
Vegeta realizes that Kararot is stronger than he expected, so he uses the ultimate strategy - transforming to a giant ape. Gokou is in great danger! On the way to Master Roshi's, Gohan and Krillin sense Gokou's crisis and hurry back to help him. Meanwhile, Gokou decides to try his other new technique, the Spirit Bomb. But does he have enough time to gather the energy!?
Episode 25 - Stop Vegeta Now!!
As the giant ape almost crushes Gokou, Yajirobe manages to cut off his tail! A furious Vegeta now attacks the other three warriors, while Gokou tells Gohan to fight against Vegeta to give Gokou a chance to give the Spirit Bomb to Krillin. As Vegeta corners Gohan, Krillin throws the Spirit Bomb at Vegeta!
Episode 26 - Battle's End
Even after getting hit by the Spirit Bomb, Vegeta is still alive! Although he is injured and weak, Vegeta seems still too strong for the Earth's warriors. Just as Vegeta is about to finish off Gohan, Gohan's tail grows back again! Gohan then transforms to a giant ape and starts attacking Vegeta!
Episode 27 - A New Goal... Namek! The damaged Vegeta leaves the Earth, promising he will be back to destroy everyone. Gokou wants to bring back the other Earth's warriors, but the Dragon Balls don't exist any more on Earth! Krillin remembers that the Saiyans had said that the Dragon Balls could be found on the planet Namek, so Mr. Popo and Bulma go to find out if Kami's original spaceship will still work.
Eposide 28 - Journey to Namek
Kami's spaceship is reconstructed and ready for the long journey, so the Dragon Balls search crew -Bulma, Krillin and Gohan- takes off to Namek. At first, they enjoy a nice ride, but all of a sudden they are attacked and captured by a mysterious spaceship run by refugees! Meanwhile, the injured Vegeta travels back to his army base to recover.
Episode 29 - Friends or Foes?
Bulma, Gohan and Krillin are captured by a mysterious group of militant, heavily armed refugees on the way to the planet Namek. At first, the refugees accuse the trio of being the henchmen of the evil Freeza that destroyed their home planet. However, when the earthlings help in a dangerous situation, the refugees allow them to continue on their journey to the planet Namek.
Episode 30 - Hunt for a Dragon Ball
On the planet Namek, Bulma, Gohan and Krillin begin the adventurous hunt for the Dragon Balls with the help of two Namek natives. On the Earth, Gokou starts his training early even though he has not yet healed, while far away in the universe, Vegeta rests in the recovery room at one of Freeza's bases.
Episode 31 - Who's Who?
Just as Gohan and others are about to find all of the Dragon Balls, the two Namek reveal their true identity! The Earthlings are in big trouble! Meanwhile, Vegeta finds out that Freeza has already left for the planet Namek to search for the Dragon Balls. Quickly, Vegeta also takes off to Namek!
Episode 32 - Touchdown on Namek
After escaping two vicious aliens, Bulma, Gohan and Krillin finally arrive on the real planet Namek. Their joy doesn't last long, because soon they see Vegeta's space pod flying over them, with a second space pod following it! Yet, they don't even know the worst part: Freeza is already on Namek searching for the Dragon Balls!
Episode 33 - Face Off On Namek
One of Freeza's assistants senses the power of Gohan and Krillin, and sends a reconaissance party to investigate. The scouts break into the space ship, but Gohan and Krillin beat the scouts easily. Meanwhile, Vegeta is challenged by his long time rival, Cui. However, Cui is no match for Vegeta, who has increased his power level.
Episode 34 - The Ruthless Freeza
One of Freeza's assistants senses the power of Gohan and Krillin, and sends a reconaissance party to investigate. The scouts break into the space ship, but Gohan and Krillin beat the scouts easily. Meanwhile, Vegeta is challenged by his long time rival, Cui. However, Cui is no match for Vegeta, who has increased his power level.
Episode 35 - The Nameks vs. Freeza
As Gokou continues his long journey to Namek, Gohan and Krillin watch as the Nameks struggle to defend their planet from Freeza's henchmen. Freeza is continuing his search for the fifth Dragon Ball, and will stop at nothing to get it.
Episode 36 - Escape From Dodoria
Freeza's henchmen threaten a Namek child during their search for the Dragon Balls, but Gohan and Krillin become enraged and rescue the child. They soon find themselves pursued by Freeza's henchman Dodoria, but they manage to give him the slip.
Episode 37 - Secrets Revealed
Vegeta intercepts Dodoria who hopes that Vegeta will spare his life if he reveals that Freeza destroyed the Saiyan home planet! Vegeta decides to destroy Dodoria anyway, and then begins to search for Gohan and Krillin. When he cannot locate them, Vegeta decides to search for the Dragon Balls instead. Meanwhile, Gohan and Krillin locate Bulma who tells them that Gokou will reach Namek within the week!
Episode 38 - A Collision Course
Gokou struggles to fix his ship during his trip to Namek, and barely avoids getting barbecued! Vegeta beats Freeza to the Namek village containing the fifth Dragon Ball and he takes it for himself.
Episode 39 - Stay Away From Freeza
Piccolo and the others reach King Kai's and begin their training. On Namek, Freeza's henchmen continue their search for the Dragon Balls while Gohan and friends learn about the eldest Namek. Krillin soon sets out to find the last Dragon Ball, but Vegeta decides to amuse himself at the expense of Zarbon.
Episode 40 - Zarbon Transformed
Vegeta surprises Zarbon with his increased power, but Zarbon returns the surprise by transforming into an incredibly powerful monster. Zarbon then attacks Vegeta and appears to destroy him.
Episode 41 - The Eldest Namek
Dende takes Krillin to the eldest Namek where the ancient Namek leader uses his special power to increase Krillin's potential. Now, it will be up to Krillin to prevent the 7th Dragon Ball from falling into the hands of the evil Freeza!
Episode 42 - Get Vegeta
After defeating Vegeta, Zarbon returns to Freeza's space ship. There, Freeza becomes enraged that Zarbon came back without Vegeta who knows where one of the Dragon Balls is hidden. Zarbon is sent out to retrieve Vegeta and put him in a recovery room.
Episode 43 - Vegeta Revived
Once Vegeta recovers from Zarbon's pounding, he fools Freeza and Zarbon and steals their five Dragon Balls, Vegeta senses Krillin's power and begins to follow him, but he is being followed by Zarbon!
Episode 44 - A Heavy Burden
As Gokou continues his journey to Namek, he continues his heavy gravity training. Unfortunately, his space ship gets hit by a magnetic storm and the gravity machine goes out of control. What can Gokou do when he gets crushed by the most extreme gravity he has ever experienced?
Episode 45 - Immortality Denied
Zarbon challenges the rejuvenated Vegeta, but is easily crushed by Vegeta's increased power! Next Vegeta threatens Krillin and Bulma until he gets the 7th Dragon Ball that the eldest Namek gave to Krillin. Krillin hopes Gohan finds the other Dragon Ball, so that Vegeta cannot make a wish!
Episode 46 - Big Trouble for Bulma
When Gohan returns with the last Dragon Ball, Krillin takes him to see the eldest Namek. Meanwhile, the Dragon Ball rolls into the lake, forcing Bulma to use a capsule submarine to go get it. However, this will be no simple retrieval!
Episode 47 - Scramble for the Dragon Balls
Krillin and Gohan are traveling to the Eldest Namek, but they fail to notice that Vegeta has begun to follow them! Meanwhile, the Ginyu Force is approaching Namek on a mission from Freeza...
Episode 48 - Arrival of the Ginyu Force
Krillin and Gohan reach the Eldest Namek's hideout just as Vegeta catches up with them. The Eldest Namek senses the arrival of the Ginyu Force, so Krillin and Gohan decide to make a truce with Vegeta in order to protect the Dragon Balls. Meanwhile, Gokou finally conquers the 100 Times Large Gravity setting and is ready for battle.
Episode 49 - Elite Fighters of the Universe... The Ginyu Force
Freeza's Ginyu Force arrives on Namek! Krillin, Gohan and Vegeta reach Vegeta's hiding place for the rest of the Dragon Balls, when suddenly, the Ginyu Force appears in front of them! The Ginyu Force decides to have some fun - by challenging our heroes!
Episode 50 - Time Tricks and Body Binds
Guldo is the first to challenge Gohan and Krillin. Guldo uses his powers to avoid attacks, but the two earthling fighters move much faster than Guldo expects. Next, Guldo uses his 'body binds' technique to make them immobile - can Gohan and Krillin escape from Guldo's trick?
Episode 51 - No Refuge from Recoome
Vegeta and Recoome square off next, but Recoome demonstrates power that Vegeta cannot match! Gohan and Krillin save Vegeta, which enrages Recoome, who then crushes Krillin. Gohan must now challenge Recoome by himself!
Episode 52 - Enter Gokou
During the great battle, Freeza manages to obtain all seven of the Dragon Balls! But he doesn't know the magic words to make his wish! Meanwhile, Gohan continues his hopeless fight against the much more powerful Recoome. Suddenly Gokou arrives!
Episode 53 - Gokou... Super Saiyan?
Gokou instantly defeats Recoome with his new power! The other two fighters, Burter and Jeice, start attacking Gokou, but he doesn't even seem concerned. Vegeta senses something has changed in Gokou - Did he become a legendary Super Saiyan!?
Captain Ginyu Saga
Episode 54 - Ginyu Assault
Burter and Jeice of the fearsome Ginyu Force launch an attack on Gokou. But The tables turn as Gokou's new power is way too much for them to handle. After Gokou easily defeats Burter, Jeice rushes to retrieve the fiercest of all Ginyu,... Captain Ginyu himself. But can their collective force match up to the new Gokou?
Episode 55 - Incredible Force!
An angry Captain Ginyu initiates a battle with the fearless Gokou, as the ruthless mercenary attemps to uncover Gokou's true strength but Gokou cleverly conceals his power level from the militant monster. Finally, at the insistance of the captain Gokou astounds both Jeice and Ginyu as his true power level is finally revealed. A power unlike anything they had anticipated.
Episode 56 - Freeza Approaches
Captain Ginyu and Jeice face up to Gokou only to discover the truth about what they're up against. Elsewhere, Guru bestows a special gift of healing upon the young Namek, Dende. And Nail returns to defend Guru from the villainous Freeza. But will Nail's special training be enough?
Episode 57 - Gokou is Ginyu and Ginyu is Gokou
Freeza battles Nail in an effort to discover the password for the Dragon Balls. But can his skills measure up? Elsewhere, a powerful Gokou faces the remaining Ginyu force. But careful Gokou! Captain Ginyu has some fiendish trickery in store.
Episode 58 - Calling The Eternal Dragon
Vegeta's plan to recapture the Dragon Balls is put on hold as Gohan and Krillin are first to find the buried treasure. But all three are in for a big shock as Captain Ginyu shows up in Gokou's body.
Episode 59 - Gohan Defeat Your Dad!
Gohan and Krillin battle Captain Ginyu, disguised in Gokou's body. But watch out! Vegeta's taking action with a strength no one expected! Is Vegeta really a Super Saiyan?
Episode 60 - Captain Ginyu... The Frog
An injured Captain Ginyu awaits Vegeta's onslaught. But the weakened warrior has devious plans up his sleeve. Will he be able to switch bodies with Vegeta the way he managed to switch with Gokou? And what will become of Gokou, now struggling in Captain Ginyu's crippled body?
Episode 61 - Password is Porunga
A defeated Nail reveals to Freeza his subtle plot, to stall him long enough for the Earthlings to summon Porunga, the Namekian Dragon! Finding his confidence in the Ginyu Force misguided, a frustated Freeza races o stop Krillin and Gohan from executing their wishes. But with Dende revealing the password, can Freeza stop the earthlings?
Episode 62 - Piccolo's Return
Gohan and Krillin summon Porunga, the Namekian Dragon, to make their wishes. But to their dissapointment they discover only one person can be returned for each wish. Krillin and Gohan decided to restore Piccolo, thereby reinstating Kame and the Dragon Balls on Earth! But an enraged Vegeta arrives before the last wish is cast. Will his arrival ruin their plans?
Episode 63 - The Fusion
Freeza is furious when he discovers the Namekian Dragon Balls are gone, and launches into battle with Vegeta. Elsewhere, Piccolo arrive on the planet Namek only to discover a badly injured Nail. Using a Namekian fusion technique Nail combines with Piccolo. But will the Super - Namek arrive on the battlefield in time to stop Freeza?
Episode 64 - Fighting Power: One Million??
Freeza's dark past is explained as his destruction of the Planet Vegeta is revealed. But Freeza also has other hideous secrets more relevant to the warriors from Earth, such as the power to transform! In this new transformed state is his power level really over 1,000,000?
Episode 65 - Piccolo The Super - Namek
Gohan is seriously wounded in his grapple with Freeza. But a renewed Krillin jumps back in the fray and resumes his war on Freeza. Thanks to Krillin's efforts, Freeza is stalled long enough for Dende to restore Gohan's health. Finally, Piccolo, now united with Nail, arrives to the battlefield! Will the combined efforts of Vegeta, Gohan, Krillin, and Piccolo be enough to stop Freeza's reign of terror?
Episode 66 - Deja Vu
Piccolo unioned with Nail, launches an all out brawl with Freeza. As the battle wages it appears Piccolo has finally gained the upper hand. But Freeza isn't done yet! In fact, he transforms a second time! And in his new form Freeza appears truly unstoppable. With the situation appaering more and more hopeless Vegeta devises a plan. But will it work?
Episode 67 - Freeza's Second Transformation
The united powers of Nail and Poccolo continue to struggle against the almighty Freeza. For a brief mement it seems the Namekiam duo could be victorious, but Freeza soon sets everyone straight with a second transformation! With new speed and strength, Freeza gives Piccolo a ruthless beating. Can Gohan and Krillin come to Piccolo's aid? And what clever plan is Vegeta devising?
Episode 68 - Another transformation?
Desperate to help Piccolo, the enraged Gohan unleashes an attach that nearly topples Freeza. Inspired by Gohan's powerful display, Vegeta reveals his daring plan; he will let Krillin beat him to near death, and force Dende to heal him, as a Saiyan's power increases after healing from a serious injury. Could this tactic finally transform Vegeta into a legendary Super Saiyan? Meanwhile, it seems Freeza has a plan of his own: his final transformation!
Episode 69 - Dende's Demise
Having reached his ultimate form, the evil Freeza begins a merciless assault. To start, he takes out the only one who cannot be healed by Dende, Dende himself! As Freeza's onslaught continues, it becomes chear that Piccolo, Krillin and Gohan don't stand a chance. Suprisingly, the fully healed Vegeta comes to the rescue, wanting to fight Freeza single-handedly! Are Vegeta's claims true? Is he really a Super Saiyan?
Episode 70 - The Renewed Gokou
Despite his new powers, Vegeta proves to be no match for the all-powerful Freeza. With each painful punch, Vegeta's dreams of becoming a Super Saiyan fade away, and Piccolo, Gohan, and Krillin can do nothing but watch, frozen with fear. Back on the spaceship, Gokou's healing is almost complete! Can Vegeta survive Freeza's relentless beating long enough for Gokou to arrive?
Episode 71 - The End of Vegeta
The revitalized Gokou arrives on the battlefield of Namek, but not in time to save Vegeta from Freeza's vicious attack. Beaten and broken, Vegeta hangs on to have his life by a thread, using the few minutes he has left to share the secrets of his violent past. Will this shocking revelation help explain Vegeta's ruthless nature? And why does Gokou look so familiar to Freeza?
Episode 72 - The Ultimate Battle
Freeling a new sense of brotherhood with his long-lost Saiyan race, Gokou wages a determined battle with the evil Freeza. As the fight ensues, it appears that Gokou is holding his own! In an attempt to defet Gokou, Freezza directs his energy blasts at Namek itself, turning the planet into a deadly, lava-spitting war zone! Can Gokou stop Freeza before Namek is torn to pieces?
Episode 73 - Clash of the Super Powers
Gokou and Freeza continue to match strength and wits on Namek. A clever underwater attack puts Gokou on top until Freeza traps Gokou in an energy ball. It's pinball style fun for Freeza as he bats Gokou around, but being trapped in the exploding ball proves to be a deadly game for Gokou!
Episode 74 - Freeza's Boast
To prove his superiority, Freeza vows to beat Gokou without using his hands. But after a few painful lessons, the mighty Saiyan has Freeza eating his words. Elasewhere on Namek, Captain Ginyu manages to pull the ol'switcheroo on Bulma, leaving her trapped in the body of a frog!
Episode 75 - Bold and Fearless
Captain Ginyu returns to the batterfield, but this time, in Bulma's body! Can Piccolo, Krillin, and Gohan handle this Femme Fatale? And when Freeza powers up to fifty percent of his maximum, Gokou is totally outclassed by the evil supergiant! Without anymore cards up his sleeve, where does Gokou go from here?
Episode 76 - Embodiment of Fire
Gokou is in hot water when even his Kaio-Ken Attack has no effect on Freeza who is only at fifty-percent of this maximum power level! But when it looks like Freeza has dealt the final blow, a dreamlike vison helps Gokou to awaken to an even higher level of power and strength!
Episode 77 - Trump Card
Once again Gokou is rescued fromt he depths of despair by a viion! The time Vegeta talks to Gokou from beyond the grave to offer teh ailing Saiyan new hope and encouragement! But when the renewed Gokou realises that the battle against Freeza is futile, he turns to hsi last resort: the Spirit Bomb!
Episode 78 - Keeping the Chance Alive
Yamcha, Tien and Chiaotzu are shivering in their boots when the members of the Ginyu Force pay them a suprise visit at King Kai's planet! Meanwhile, back on Namek, Freeza puts a stop to Gokou's struggling efforts to gather enough energy to form the Spirit Bomb, and Piccolo has to intervene to buy Gokou the precious time that he needs!
Episode 79 - Power of the Spirit
Chaos erupts on King Kai's peaceful planet as the Z soldiers battle the Ginyu Force! Back on Namek, a life and death struggle between Piccolo and Freeza buys Gokou the time he needs to finish gathering enough energy to form the Spirit Bomb! And when Gokou scores a direct hit on Freeza, it looks like the battle is over at last!
Episode 80 - Transformed at Last
A tender victory celebration comes to a crashing halt when Freeza reappears ont he batterfield! With no reserves left, Gokou watches helplessly as Freeza fells Piccolo and destroys Killin. Enraged by the loss of this friends, Gokou suddenly undergoes a wild transformation! What does this mean? Who is the man of gold?
Episode 81 - Explosing of Anger
Engulfed in a shimmering aura of golden light, a compeltely reguvenated Gokou announced that he is nwo a Super Saiyan! Freeza is curious but unimpressed - until the fighting begins, that is! In a raging battle Freeza is horrified when he realises that Gokou is now superior to him in every way!
Episode 82 - Namek's Destruction
Finding Gokou's newfound Super Saiyan strength to be too much for him, Freeza directs his attach at the plane Namek itself! Unable to react in time, Gokou is forced to watch helplessly as Freeza's energy blast tears through the heart of the once tranquil planet. Things look bleak for the mighty Saiyan and his friends as they fiery explosion rips through Namek's core! Can anyone survive such incredible destruction?
Episode 83 - A Final Attack
With only minutes to go before the planet explodes, Gokou launches a ferocious assault against the weakened Freeza. But Freeza proves that he has a few tricks left up his sleeve as he begins to gather the energy he needs to achieve 100% of his true power! Meanwhile, Gohan races to bring Bulma back to Gokou's spaceship as Namek crumbles around them. Can Gokou defeat Freeza in time to rejoin his son and fly to safety, or is the fully energized Freeza too powerful for even the Super Saiyan to handle?
Episode 84 - Approaching Destruction
The two most powerful forces in teh universe collide as the battle between Gokou and Freeza rages on. Back on Earth, the seven DragonBalls have been collected, and King Kai devises a plan that may save his friends on Namek and put an end to the evil Freeza. But with Namek's final destruction imminent, can Kame and Popo use the DragonBalls before it's too late?
Episode 85 - Gohan Returns
The first stage of King Kai's plan is complete, and all of Freeza's victims have been wished back to life. But while the people of Namek begin to rise again, the mighty Super Saiyan Gokou falls as Freeza launches a devastating final assault. Sensing his father's defeat, Gohan rushes to the scene as the universe's last hope against the seemingly invincible Freeza. Can Gohan succeed where Gokou failed, or will this be the end of both father and son?
Episode 86 - The Last Wish
Guru and the people of Namek have been brought back to life, and the Dragonball Porunga has reappeared to grant the last of three wishes. Which a newly enraged Gokou resumes his onslaught against the evil Freeza, Dende races to make this final wish of King Kai's plan. BUt Freeza has his own wish in mind, and he too speeds towards the dragon! Can anything stand in the way of Freeza finally being granted immortality?
Episode 87 - Dual on a Vanishing Planet
With all of his friends evacuated to the safety of Earth, Gokou has chosen to remain on the doomed planet of Namek to finish Freeza once and for all. But Freeza refuses to go down quietly, and it looks as though the might Saiyan still has the fight of his life on his hands. And with Namek about to explode, there seems no way for Gokou to defeat Freeza and escape from the planet in time! has Gokou made the greatest - and final - mistake of his life?
Episode 88 - Pathos of Freeza
Time is growing short for Gokou, as each passing second brings Namek closer to it's untimate destruction. But the Super Saiyan's powers seem to know no limis, and it looks as though the once unstoppable Freeza has finally been outmatched! As Gokou's strength continues to increase with every blow, it appears that the battle has at last reached its conclusion! ...Or has it?
Episode 89 - Freeza Defeated!
As his desperation grows, Freeza's attempts to destroy Gokou becomes more and more reckless. Gokou's power proves to be far superior, however, and he easily counters the evil tyrant's attacks. It seems that Freeza's greatest fear has been realised - defeat at the hands of a Super Saiyan! But the clock is ticking! Can Gokou escape Namek before it explodes?
Episode 90 - Mighty Blast of Rage
Freeza may be down, but he is not out yet. And even after being sliced into pieces by his own energy disk, the evil tyrant isn't quite ready to release his stranglehold on the universe. Calling upon what little power he has left, a desperate Freeza fires a final energy blast after Gokou as he leaves battlefield. Will the Super Saiyan sense this attack in time?
Episode 91 - Namek's Explosion, Gokou's End?
The Namekian DragonBalls have followed their guardian Guru all the way back to Earth. And when though it looks like Gokou is going to be trapped on the exploding planet Namek, Dende has a good reason to celebrate the DragonBalls have the power to bring Gokou back! But if that is the case, why does everyone still look so sad?
Episode 92 - Gokou's Alive!!
It is a time of joyful reunions as old friends long absent are finally wished back home with the DragonBalls. While Krillin and Yamcha are easily brought back from the spirit world. Porunga, the Namekian dragon, reveals taht he is unable to restore Gokou to life because the Super Saiyan isn't dead! But if Gokou is still alive, why hasn't he come home?
Garlic Jr Saga
Episode 93 - The Heaven's Tremble
Gohan's going fishing, Krillin's found a girlfriend, and it looks as though peace has once again returned to the Earth. But a terrible evil lurks beneath this tranquil surface in the shape of Garlic Junior, who has escaped from the Dead Zone with only one thing on his mind - revenge. And with Gokou, the Earth's most powerful fighter, still missing, will the world be ready to withstand this dark new threat?
Episode 94 - Black Fog of Terror
With the help of his henchmen, the Spice Boys, Garlic Junior has released the Black Water Mist upon an unsuspecting world. As the dreaded fog spreads, so does Garlic Junior's control over the Earth, or all who beathe it are transformed into mindless slaves with insatiable appetites for evil! Can anyone escape the reach of the Black Water Mist, or will the entire world be drafted into Garlic Junior's army of darkness?
Episode 95 - Battle in Kame's Lookout
As Piccolo attempts to hold off the Spice Boys and the infected Z Fighters, Gohan and Krillin race toward Kame's Lookout in hopes of retrieving the one thing capable of reversing the effects of the Black Water Mist - the Sacred Water. But this won't be easy, because the Sacred Water is closely guarded by Garlic Junior himself! It's two against the world as Krillin and Gohan prepare to take on Garlic Junior and his army of evil servants... And against those odds, can they possibly succeed?
Episode 96 - Fight with Piccolo
Gohan and Krillin reach Kami's Lookout, but come face to face with Garlic Jr.'s new watchdog -- Piccolo! With Piccolo infected by the Black Water Mist and Kami and Mr. Popo suspended in glass bottles. Garlic Jr. relaxes and allows his Spice Boys to 'have sport' with the Earth's last defenders. Will Salt's energy blast finish off Krillin for good, and what ending has Piccolo planned for Gohan?
Episode 97 - Call For Restoration
Gohan continues to suffer Piccolo's brutal stranglehold, as Krillin, already injured from a serious Spice Boy beating, makes an attempt to free Kami. But he also falls prey to the Black Water Mist! Now Gohan must face both Krillin and Piccolo! Gohan is the only one left who can save the Earth, but can he do it with his two best friends against him?
Episode 98 - Suicidal Course
Piccolo and Krillin reveal that they have only pretended to be infected by the Black Water Mist! Kami and Mr. Popo are released from thier glass prisons and break for the Sacred Water. Enraged, Garlic Jr. transforms using the energy of the Makyo Star! Can Piccolo, Krillin, and Gohan defend against Garlic Jr's increasingly powerful forces much longer?
Episode 99 - Extreme Measures
Garlic Jr. and his Spice Boys have harnessed the evil power of the Makyo Star to become stronger than ever, but Gohan, Krillin, and Piccolo are ready to meet this new threat head on! In the recesses of the lookout, however, the Former Guardians of the Earth are draining Kami's life force -- and Piccolo's strength along with it! How much longer can Piccolo hold Garlic Jr. at bay?
Episode 100 - The World Awakens
In a last ditch effort to save his friends. Gohan launches an all out assault on Garlic Junior! But even the mighty young warrior can't slow down the immortal giant for long... Meanwhile deep within the lookout, Kami and Mr. Popo are still besieged by the Former Guardians! Will they be able to spread the Sacred Water in time to foil Garlic Jr.'s plan.
Episode 101 - Brief Chance For Victory
Blinded by rage and desperate to destroy his enemies, Garlic Jr. uses his power to open up the terrible Dead Zone! And with Piccolo and Krillin out of commission, Gohan is the only one left who can stop him! But will Gohan be able to do what it takes to put an end to Garlic Jr. and save the Earth, even if it means sacrificing his friends?
Episode 102 - Krillin's Proposal
Even though peace has once again been restored to the Earth, Krillin still faces his toughest challenge ever -- surviving a shopping trip with Maron! And it looks like she's picking out a wedding dress!! Are Krillin and Maron really planning to tie the knot?
Episode 103 - Freeza's Counterattack
Gohan's cracking the books, and his new tutor is cracking the whip! But study time is almost over, for a powerful evil is racing toward the Earth! Gohan's worst fears have come to life -- Freeza has survived!
Episode 104 - The Mysterious Youth
The Earth faces it's darkest hour as Freeza and his father King Cold rapidly approach! And without Gokou to assist them, the Z fighters prepare to launch a desperate battle against the most powerful evil the universe has ever known!
Episode 105 - Another Super Saiyan?
Freeza and King Cold have descended upon the Earth but a mysterious lone warrior has come to thwart their diabolical plans of revenge. Does this brash young hero have what it takes to stand up to these twin titans of evil?
Episode 106 - Welcome Back Gokou
After handily beating Freeza and his evil father, King Cold, the mysterious stranger announces the exact time and place of Gokou's arrival on Earth. But can this young Super-Saiyan predict the future?! Gohan and the others are determined to find out!
Episode 107 - Mystery Revealed
After testing Gokou in battle, the mysterious stranger reveals his true identity! But what does his timely arrival portend?! In a startling conversation with Gokou, this powerful emissary from the future tells all!
Episode 108 - Gokou's Special Technique
The future has been written -- or has it? That's what Gokou and the rest of the Z fighters must decide as they learn of Trunk's ominous warning. The Androids are coming! And they might be bringing the end of the world with them!
Episode 109 - Z Warriors Prepare
Gohan's learning some new tricks, Vegeta is pushing himself into the breaking point, and Yamcha's struggling just to keep up as everyone prepares to face the looming Andriod menace! But will all of these preparations be enough.
Episode 110 - Gokou's Ordeal
Chi Chi wants a car! And Gokou and Piccolo must take a day off from training to enroll in driving school. These two mighty warriors may be the Earth's only chance of survival, but what are the chances that they'll learn how to parallel park.?
Episode 111 - The Androids Appear
Three years have come and gone, and the day of reckoning has finally arrived! The Androids are here, just as Trunks predicted, and they are wrecking havoc on an unsuspecting city! Gokou and his friends must now put their training to the test, but are they ready to face these mechanical monsters?
Episode 112 - A Handy Trick
Yamcha is held at the mercy of the ruthless Android 20, and Gokou and the others must race to help their friend. Believing their power to be bar superior, the Androids temp Gokou’s rage by leveling half the city! But there’s one thing the Android’s didn’t count on – Gokou’s a Super Saiyan!
Episode 113 - Double Trouble for Gokou
The battle with the Androids begins in earnest as Gokou launches an all out assault against Android 19. The Super Saiyan seems to have the fight well under control, but something is horribly wrong! Gokou’s strength is mysteriously fading away! And Android 19 isn’t slowing down!
Episode 114 - Upgrade to Super Saiyan
Attacked from within from a crippling virus, Gokou is helpless against the maniacal Android 19. But just when it looks like the end for Gokou, Vegeta appears on the scene! And he’s got a few big surprises in store for the Androids!
Episode 115 - The Secret of Dr. Gero
In his first fight as a Super Saiyan, Vegeta takes control of the battlefield and defeats Android 19 in a convincing fashion! Unwilling to share 19’s fate, Android 20 runs for cover in the mountains! Now Vegeta and the rest of the Z-Fighters must find the diabolical Android and put a stop to his evil ways. The hunt is on!
Episode 116 - More Androids?!
Vegeta, Piccolo, and Gohan lead an exhaustive search through the mountains for the wily Android 20. But all is not as it seems – the hunters are also the hunted! Android 20 lurks in the shadows, ready to strike, and it looks like Piccolo is his first target! Can the mighty Namek withstand the Android’s energy-draining attack?
Episode 117 - Follow Dr. Gero
Our heroes make a startling discovery – Android 20 is none other than the evil Dr. Gero himself! But this new revelation may have come too late, for the diabolical doctor has fled to his secret laboratory, where he intends to awaken two more killer Androids! Can the Z-Fighters stop him in time?
Episode 118 - Nightmare Comes True
The race is on, as the Z-Fighters engage in a frantic search for Dr. Gero’s hidden laboratory! But rather than stop the androids before they’re activated, Vegeta wants a challenge! And against Trunks’ sage advice, he’s bent on fighting the androids alone! Can Trunks dissuade Vegeta’s suicidal course of action?
Episode 119 - Gokou's Assassin
The demented Dr. Gero escapes to his mountain hideout and brings his killer androids to life. Without the help of Gokou, who's bedridden with a deadly disease, all hope seems lost. It looks like Dr. Gero will finally get his revenge against Gokou. But wait! His evil creations have a vendetta of their own!
Episode 120 - Deadly Beauty
Vegeta faces off with Android 18 for a showdown on the highway. Even though Trunks and the others are there to help, the Saiyan prince insists on battling his opponent single-handedly! Will Vegeta’s overconfidence against this android of unlimited power be his undoing?
Episode 121 - No Match For The Androids
In an earthshaking battle, the beautiful Android 18 brings Vegeta to his knees. But before she can deliver the final blow, Trunks steps in to help. Soon an all out war between good and evil begins, with the androids gaining the upper hand. Now the unhindered androids set their sights on the ultimate prize—Gokou!
Episode 122 - Last Ditch Effort
Struggling to recover from their fight with the androids, Vegeta, Trunks, Tien and Piccolo realize a grim truth: unless they can increase their powers quickly, they have no chance against the android trio. In a drastic move, Piccolo flies to Kami’s place high above the earth and makes a most unexpected proposal...
Episode 123 - Closing In
The evil androids hit the road in hot pursuit of Gokou but are delayed by some hyperactive hoodlums. Krillin and Trunks race to move Gokou to a safer hiding place, while up in the clouds Kami wrestles with Piccolo’s difficult offer. Everyone is scheming of ways to stop the androids, but will any of them work?
Episode 124 - Unwelcomed Discovery
With the Androids close behind, the Z-fighters retreat to Master Roshi's house to plan their next move. And with Gokou still in poor health, their list of options is short. Bulma makes a disquieting discovery -- the wreckage of a second time capsule! Where did it come from and more importantly, who was in it?
Episode 125 - Seized with Fear
Trunks and Krillian join Bulma at the crash site of the mysterious time capsule and find an eerie clue – the shell of a large, locust-like creature! Whatever arrived in the time capsule isn’t human and it’s on the loose! Can our heroes solve this mystery and halt the approaching androids at the same time?
Episode 126 - The Reunion
It’s doomsday in Gingertown, a quite city near the crash site of the time capsule. A monster with the appearance of an insect has unleashed its powers, turning Gingertown into a ghostly grave! In response to this new menace, Kami finally fuses with Piccolo, and the new Super Namek flies to Gingertown for a showdown of epic proportions!
Episode 127 - Borrowed Powers
Thedeserted streets of Gingertown become a battlefield as the powered-up Piccolo confronts this terror from the future. The monster’s name is Cell, and he gains strength from sucking the life out of his victims! But that’s not the only secret the creature reveals, Somehow, he also knows Gokou’s special attack, the Kamehameha!
Imperfect Cell Saga
Episode 128 - His name is Cell
A fleet of tanks rolls into Gingertown to destroy the new threat, but Cell quiets the army’s attempt with one swift blow. Now it’s up to Piccolo to stop the monster, and his chances look slim. As the Namek struggles to survive, Cell gives a full introduction! He’s actually an Android, the ultimate achievement of Dr. Gero!
Episode 129 - Piccolo's Folly
Piccolo has been badly injured from his fight with the Android Cell, but he cleverly distract Cell long enough to regenerate his stricken arm. Now Piccolo is ready for another round, and Krillin and Trunks have arrived for backup! With the odds quickly mounting against him, Cell makes a tactical decision to run away!
Episode 130 - Laboratory Basement
Escaping the heroes, Cell strives to carry out his awful plan. By absorbing Androids 17 and 18, Cell can evolve to his perfect, unstoppable form! To save the future, Krillin and Trunks race to destroy Dr. Gero’s lab, while Piccolo and Tien search for the elusive Cell. But how can they stop an Android who knows their every move?
Episode 131 - Our Heroes Awaken
After learning Cell came from his own bleak future, Trunks is left to ponder the effects of his journey through time. In South city, Cells plows through more civilians and accidentally runs into Krillin! Goku finally gets back onto his feet, but with Cell and the other Androids in full stride, can the saiyan hero still make a difference?
Episode 132 - Time Chamber
As Cell continues his deadly march, Goku jumps back into action with an ingenuous plan. By training in Kami’s Hyperbolic Time Chamber, he, Gohan, Trunks, and Vegeta can get a years training in one day! But back at Master Roshi’s house, the Android trio arrives looking for Goku! Can Piccolo hold them off until the saiyans return?
Episode 133 - The Monster is Coming
Behind the closed doors of the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, Vegeta and Trunks struggle to past the level of a Super Saiyan, while Gohan and Goku wait their own chance to train. Down on Earth, Piccolo challenges Android 17 to a battle and quickly gains the advantage. But don’t look this way, Cell is on his way!
Episode 134 - He's Here
Fabulously strong after uniting with Kami, Piccolo spearheads the battle against the Androids! And looks like the Super Namek has things well under control until and unexpected guest arrive on the battlefield. It’s Cell! Can anyone stop this hideous monster from carrying out his deadly purpose?
Episode 135 - Up to Piccolo
Just as Cell is about to absorb Android 17, Piccolo bravely steps in and foils Cells plan. But with Goku and Gohan still waiting for Vegeta and Trunks to finish their training, does Piccolo really have a chance of stopping Cell on his own?! Or is he prolonging the inevitable?
Episode 136 - Silent Warrior
It seems like a wild claim! But after 16 launches a commending offensive that throws Cell against the ropes, it becomes clear that the big android has the power to back up his words.
Episode 137 - Say Goodbye
[ THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED BY ROCKY OPINA ON JANUARY 2001 ]
Dragon Ball Z Episode Guide Reviewed by Jepoy on 1/27/2001 07:39:00 AM Rating: