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The show is set in 2071 aboard the star ship Bebop. It follows the mixed crew of bounty hunters, led by the ship's captain Jet Black. Spike Spiegel is an ex-assassin for the Red Dragon syndicate. He is haunted by his past and the loss of his mysterious lover Julia. Jet Black is a former Police detective who retired after a mob hit almost cost him his life. Faye Valentine is a con artist from the past who has lost her memory, slowly regaining fragments of who she was as the show progresses. Finally, there is "Radical" Edward, a young girl super hacker who is notoriously wanted for her Intergalactic hacking crimes.

Later in the show the crew obtains a super dog named Ein. The show often emphasizes each individual's past and their struggles to confront their demons. Each episode the crew is in pursuit of a big bounty that should be an easy job, but with the Bebop crew nothing is easy.

Cartoon Network
2 Seasons, 39 Episodes
September 2, 2001
Animation & Cartoons
8.9/10
Cast: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Steve Blum, Beau Billingslea
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Cowboy Bebop Full Episode Guide

  • When Vicious seizes control of the Red Dragon syndicate, Spike gets his chance to disappear with Julia. But the desire for revenge still burns inside him and he plots a one-man mission into the heart of Vicious's gangland headquarters. Remembering his own words to her, Faye muses that it is better to have faith in a better future than cling to a tragic past, but will her warning be enough?

  • Still haunted by her missing past, Faye searches for more clues to her identity. But it's Ed who turns up the crucial pieces of the puzzle. The crew reluctantly return to the crater-strewn Earth, where Faye finally comes face-to-face with a figure from her past. Meanwhile Ed gets a surprise of her own when she drops in on her former home she is reunited with her father, but there's the annoying little problem of a bounty that needs to be settled. Of course, the identity of this strange man is suspect, but if he really is Ed's father, what will she do?

  • After days without a word, Faye suddenly turns up on a chat show, singing the praises of Brain Scratch, a religious cult that promises its followers digital immortality. But word on the street is that Brain Scratch is a sham, and its leader Dr. Londo is wanted by the police after several members rush into a paradise by committing suicide. The Bebop crew must find the elusive Londo before it's too late AÅ' both for him and his new acolyte Faye Valentine.

  • Jet gets a cryptic message from a former associate, Pao the feng shui master. The mystery deepens when he finds Pao's gravestone how can someone send mail from beyond the grave? Teaming up with Pao's daughter Meifa, he searches for the legendary Sun Stone, hoping this ancient rock can help him solve the puzzle, before hoodlums from the Blue Snake gang get to him, too.

  • After a night on the town, Spike stumbles into the middle of a firefight. The assassin known only as Mad Pierrot has just claimed his seventh high-ranking victim in the Inter-Solar System Police, but when Spike intervenes, he barely escapes with his life. A psychopath with superhuman abilities and a child's mind, Pierrot hunts down anyone who sees his face, and that means Spike must fight for his life in a fairground dodging bullets, ducking ice-skating penguins, and running from giant collapsing pigs.

  • Spike goes to see Doohan, the ace mechanic who built his trademark Swordfish speedster. Meanwhile, the rest of the Bebop crew go in search of the Space Pirates, a group of cosmic truckers who have been robbing from the rich and giving to themselves. But the truckers powerful anti-MONO computer virus is more than a match, even for computer-whizz Ed. It's up to Spike to save the day, and up to his old friends to save him from a fiery death, with the aid of a 100-year-old spaceship.

  • Faye goes AWOL after a tough day at the races, and the last thing she wants to hear is that a package has arrived for her, cash-on-delivery. Spike and Jet let their curiosity get the better of them, and discover the package contains one of the last remaining examples of the antique video format known as eco-beta Their quest to watch it takes them all the way to the ruins of old Earth, and leads them all back to the past that Faye herself can no longer remember.

  • Out of fuel, out of food, and sideswiped in a spaceborne hit-and-run incident, the Bebop crew are stranded in the wilds of Europa. A haul of suspect mushrooms causes trouble among the crew, with Spike accosted by a talking frog, Faye swimming in the toilet, and Jet trying to teach his bonsai trees the meaning of life. It's up to Ed and Ein to save the day, and that entails catching fugitive pusher Domino Walker, unless rival bounty-hunter Coffee or avenging bad-mother brother Shaft catch him first.

  • The Bebop is running low on supplies, tempers are getting frayed, and Jet is reduced to hunting down a small-time criminal who specialists in matrimonial fraud. All of which prompts Faye to think back on what few memories she has retelling the story of when she was first woken from Cold Sleep, to discover that she had complete amnesia, that she'd been frozen for 54 years, and that she now owed 300 million woolongs in medical bills and interest. Only her lawyer, Whitney Hagas Matsumoto, showed her any kindness, but Faye seems doomed to a run of bad luck.

  • Someone is committing debit-card fraud on an interplanetary scale, cleaning out the bank accounts of all the pilots who pass through the automated toll booths on the interplanetary gateways. When all the suspects culprits turn out to be pawns in a bigger game, the Bebop crew track down the real mastermind Chessmaster Hex.

  • Spike finally finds the woman he's been searching for, and Faye makes a surprising return to the Bebop. With the syndicate in hot pursuit, Spike seeks to end the reign of Vicious.

  • Spike and Jet are ambushed by members of the syndicate, and Faye has an unexpected encounter with a woman from Spike's past.

  • Faye and Ed discover clues to their respective pasts that could send the crew of the Bebop heading in very different directions.

  • Faye goes undercover to collect the bounty on a deranged cult leader, but when the mysterious organization brainwashes her into a very deep sleep - she'll need a little help from her friends.

  • Spike's attempts to apprehend the infamous Teddy Bear Bomber are maddeningly derailed by a mysterious - and clueless - cowboy!

  • Spurred by a cryptic email, Jet goes looking for an old friend, but finds his daughter - and a mysterious sun stone - instead.

  • Spike takes a beating during a chance encounter with an indestructible assassin. While Jet searches for the secret to the madman's power, Spike goes looking for payback!

  • While Spike pays a visit to the man who built his ship, Faye and Jet go fishing for space pirates.

  • When a mysterious package arrives, Faye disappears on a gambling binge, and Spike and Jet embark on a frustrating search for ancient technology!

  • After the Bebop crash lands, Ed and Ein's search for food turns up some very expensive mushrooms with psychedelic side effects!

  • Jet teams up with a former partner to settle the score with the man who took his arm, but he soon discovers that memories can be deceiving.

  • When Jet brings in a fugitive from Faye's past, the rebellious beauty must decide whether to turn him in - or give an old flame one last chance.

  • The Bebop Crew embarks on a wild goose chase of a bounty hunt that leads them deep into space in search of an ancient chess master.

  • Jet is hunting an escaped convict a wartime spy on the run on Callisto. But Faye cleans out the safe and goes AWOL, hiding out in the men-only Callistan town of Blue Crow which just happens to be the place where the Red Dragon syndicate are planning the system's biggest Red-Eye drug-deal, and where Vicious old war buddy Gren is going to double-cross him.

  • It should have been a routine trip to drop off a captured felon, but this latest mission finds the Bebop landing on Ganymede, for the first time since Jet left his past behind eight years before. He tries to patch things up with Elisa, the girl who broke his heart, but instead walks into a crisis of loyalties, when her new boyfriend turns out to be a man wanted for murder. Does Jet help out the woman he once loved, take his revenge for a broken heart, or stay true to his cop's code of honor?

  • A world-class graffiti artist is drawing on entire continents, etching patterns on the Earth with orbital lasers. Suspecting a computer hacker, the police put out an 8 million woolong reward on the culprit, and the Bebop crew leap into action. Except the culprit is an artificial intelligence, and the hacker is its only friend, a child prodigy who insists on calling herself Edward Wong Hai Pepelu Tivrusky IV, or Radical Edward.

  • Supplies are running out, and Faye is even reduced to eating Ein's dog food. The boys are chasing a hoodlum who turns up mortally wounded, pressing a strange gemstone into Spike's hand. The key to the mystery lies in the terrible gateway incident that wiped out so much of the world's population fifty years earlier, though in the case of one individual, it had an entirely different effect.

  • The Red Dragon syndicate is trying to go legit, but mid-ranking mobster Vicious is killing off all the moderates. Nobody can stop him, the one man who could have, is missing, presumed dead. His name was Spike Spiegel, whose former gangster past is something of a surprise to his current associate, former cop Jet Black.

  • Ever since escaped convict Twinkle Maria Murdock took over, the Space Warriors ecological group have become increasingly militant. They've moved on from merely saving the Ganymede sea rat know they're holding eight million people to ransom with the deadly simian-rabies virus Monkey Business. The government is ready to admit defeat, until Faye takes a package from a dying astronaut in a drifting wreck.

  • Legendary gambler Faye Valentine is on the run with a six million woolong price on her head. Casino-owner Gordon makes her an offer she can't refuse a special client to lose all his money, and he'll pay off her stupendous debts. The prize: the best code-breaking program in the history of mankind, hidden inside a special casino chip that falls into the unsuspecting hands of Spike Spiegel.

  • Small-time hoodlum Asimov Solenson and his girlfriend Katerina are on the run from the mob with a priceless shipment of the illegal drug Bloody Eye. There's also a bounty on their heads, and freelancer Spike Spiegel is determined to get it. The couple twice elude Spike in a chase across the surface of Mars, but his Swordfish II speedster is a tough craft to outrun. A tough, uncompromising opening, considered too hot for Japanese terrestrial TV, and only shown on the serial's satellite run.

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