Cowboy Bebop
Season 1

s01e01 / Asteroid Blues

24th Oct '98 - 5:00pm
Asteroid Blues

It's a normal day on the Bebop for bounty hunters Spike and Jet, until they find out about a new bounty hunter. Asimov Solensan is going around selling a new drug that he stole from the syndicate. It is an eyespray called 'Bloody Eye' which makes all of its users very fast and almost invincible, but they also go crazy. Spike and Jet do whatever it takes to catch the culprit. At the same time the syndicate is trying to hug Asimov and get the drug back from him.

294 have watched this episode

s01e02 / Stray Dog Strut

3rd Apr '98 - 5:00pm
Stray Dog Strut

Spike and Jet are after a man named Abdul Hakim who is on the run after stealing a very valuable briefcase from a laboratory, though what makes it difficult is because Hakim usually gets plastic surgery to avoid being spotted. While Spike goes out to look for Hakim, a two-bit thief manages to steal Hakim's briefcase and manages to slip away before Hakim grabs him. The thief eventually opens the briefcase and discovers that it's just a common Welsh Corgi that isn't worth more than a fistful of Woolongs, so why is Hakim after the dog so badly?

302 have watched this episode

s01e03 / Honky Tonk Women

10th Apr '98 - 5:00pm
Honky Tonk Women

Faye Valentine, a woman on the run from the authorities, is held captive by a casino owner who wants her to perform a simple task. If she does this, then all of her debt the authorities are so eager to obtain from her will be erased. At the same time, Jet has a premonition to take a chance with his hard earned money. The former cop and Spike head over to the same casino that Faye is now working at.

296 have watched this episode

s01e04 / Gateway Shuffle

14th Nov '98 - 5:00pm
Gateway Shuffle

Faye has lost her money and is stranded in Jupiter's orbit with no fuel. She finds a destroyed ship floating nearby and inside finds a dying pilot who asks her to take a briefcase to the I.S.S.P. At the same time, Spike and Jet are getting ready to capture a bounty named Morgan, but when an eco-terrorist group called the Space Warriors hug Morgan first, they decide to go after a different bounty; the leader of the eco-terrorists!

284 have watched this episode

s01e05 / Ballad of Fallen Angels

21st Nov '98 - 5:00pm
Ballad of Fallen Angels

Spike's past emerges to haunt him when a 28 Million Woolong bounty is placed on Mao Yenrai, the crimeboss of the Red Dragons. Faye goes after the bounty and is captured by a cold-hearted man named Vicious. Against Jet's will, Spike leaves to go after the murderer of Mao Yenrai and faces off against Vicious.

281 have watched this episode

s01e06 / Sympathy for the Devil

28th Nov '98 - 5:00pm
Sympathy for the Devil

Jet and Spike are out chasing thier next bounty named Giraffe. When Spike is following Zebra, Giraffe's old comrade, he meets a kid named Wen, a musical child prodigy. There is something strange about Wen. Jet discovers that there is a connection between Wen and a stone Giraffe handed to Spike with his dying breath.

279 have watched this episode

s01e07 / Heavy Metal Queen

17th Apr '98 - 5:00pm
Heavy Metal Queen

Jet, Spike, and Faye are after thier next bounty head, Decker. Spike gets a tip and is waiting for Decker in a bar along with every other bounty hunter in town. Faye is at an ice cream parlor waiting for Decker. Spike meets V.T., a female space trucker, by helping her beat up some of the crude bounty hunters in the bar during a fight. Faye sees Decker and gives chase, but with the high explosives he has he messes her ship up. The story of this episode revolves around the character of V.T.

285 have watched this episode

s01e08 / Waltz For Venus

24th Apr '98 - 5:00pm
Waltz For Venus

When a commercial aircraft that is landing on the Venus colony gets hijacked, Spike and Faye are on board because they were anticipating that such would occur, in hopes of capturing the hijackers because they have bounties on their heads. However, when a passenger named Roco Bonnaro develops an interest in his Jeet Kune Do skills, Spike decides to give him some pointers. Roco gives Spike a package to hold onto, though Spike later discovers that Roco has a bounty on his head and he decides to go find him.

284 have watched this episode

s01e09 / Jamming with Edward

1st May '98 - 5:00pm
Jamming with Edward

A satellite draws strange images on the surface of the planet Earth in South America. The police believe it was a prank by a hacker who hacked into the satellites mainframe. Jet and Faye go to Earth to try and find the hacker. Jet goes to find out what kind of hackers work the area. Jet finds out that 'Radical Edward' is responsible, but they soon find out that this is going to be different than they anticipated.

282 have watched this episode

s01e10 / Ganymede Elegy

8th May '98 - 5:00pm
Ganymede Elegy

The Bebop is on its way to Ganymede, Jet's home when he was a cop, to deliver a bounty named Baker Panchorero. Jet starts to space out thinking about his old girl friend, Alisa, who left him years ago. The Bebop lands and while Spike and Faye cash in the bounty, Jet goes to 'Le Fin', the bar owned by Alisa. While Jet and Alisa are reminiscing about old times, Spike finds out that Alisa's current boy friend, Rhint, has a bounty on his head.

281 have watched this episode

s01e11 / Toys in the Attic

15th May '98 - 5:00pm
Toys in the Attic

When Jet gets swindled by Faye, he loses all of his clothes, so he goes to the storage bay to get a blanket. While there, he gets bitten by an unknown creature, though he didn't get a good look at what it was. Spike and Faye dismiss it as a rat, though they soon discover that the scenario is much more serious than they realized, as one by one they fall victim by the creature until only Spike is left to deal with the problem.

280 have watched this episode

s01e12 / Jupiter Jazz, Part I

22nd May '98 - 5:00pm
Jupiter Jazz, Part I

Faye has stolen all the money and vanished. Ed is told to track her down on the computer. While Ed doesn't find Faye, she does find a mysterious code name, Julia, coming from the Blue Crow Bar on Jupiter's fourth moon, Callisto. Spike takes off for the moon, much to Jet's chagrin. With his partner gone, Jet begins to look for Faye.

277 have watched this episode

s01e13 / Jupiter Jazz, Part II

29th May '98 - 5:00pm
Jupiter Jazz, Part II

Spike wakes up and discovers that he has only been shot with a tranquilizer. He slowly rises and continues his search for Julia. In Gren's apartment, Faye has been handcuffed by her host as he tells her the story of the one man he truly admired: Vicious.

275 have watched this episode

s01e14 / Bohemian Rhapsody

5th Jun '98 - 5:00pm
Bohemian Rhapsody

Spike, Jet and Faye are each out catching a bounty. The bounty they were after, the mastermind behind a gate hack scam, wasn't among the bounties they caught. They have only one clue to help them find their man: four chess pieces, all kings.

275 have watched this episode

s01e15 / My Funny Valentine

12th Jun '98 - 5:00pm
My Funny Valentine

Jet, Spike, and Faye are in need of money so Jet decides to catch a bounty head who is a con-artist. Meanwhile, needing to get it off her chest, Faye tells her life story to Ein to try to relieve her stress, though Spike winds up hearing her story, but will it change his opinion of her?

275 have watched this episode

s01e16 / Black Dog Serenade

13th Feb '99 - 5:00pm
Black Dog Serenade

It begins with Faye complaining about the Bebop's shower. Her nagging of Jet leads to a question about his arm. Then an old partner of Jet's during his days with the ISSP, Fad, calls up wanting to team up with Jet one last time. Fad wants to go after a runaway prison ship that happens to be carrying an old enemy of Jet's, Udai Taxim, who used to be an assassin for the syndicate. Udai had something to do with Jet losing his arm. Jet at first refuses, but finally decides that this is something he must do.

272 have watched this episode

s01e17 / Mushroom Samba

20th Feb '99 - 5:00pm
Mushroom Samba

The crew and the Bebop are stranded on a strange planet and they are out of food and fuel. Spike and Jet try to fix the Bebop and everybody is hungry. Spike tells Edward to go out and get some food. Ed takes Ein along and she rides off on her motor scooter in search of food.

272 have watched this episode

s01e18 / Speak Like a Child

19th Jun '98 - 5:00pm
Speak Like a Child

A package arrives for Faye, and she leaves in a hurry when she finds out it was sent C.O.D. with no return address. Spike opens the package and finds a Beta video cassette. Jet and Spike go on a quest to discover what is on the tape.

274 have watched this episode

s01e19 / Wild Horses

6th Mar '99 - 5:00pm
Wild Horses

Jet and Faye are after Starship Pirates, while Spike is bringing his ship to be overhauled. After Spike's return to the Bebop, he finds out that Jet and Faye didn't capture the bounty heads. The Starship Pirates have a virus that they transmit by harpooning ships. As long as they avoid getting harpooned, they'll be OK. If they do get harpooned, Jet's solution is to turn of their ships' computer systems and fly them manually. One misstep on Spike's part, and he's a dead man.

271 have watched this episode

s01e20 / Pierrot Le Fou

13th Mar '99 - 5:00pm
Pierrot Le Fou

After playing pool one evening, Spike walks into the aftermath of a large battle between armed agents and a large man seemingly dressed for an evening at the opera. The large man attacks Spike with the largest possible arsenal that one person can carry. Defending himself as best he can, Spike barely makes it out of the battle alive. Awaking on the Bebop wrapped up in bandages, Spike rests as Jet goes to Bob, his ISSP source, for help.

270 have watched this episode

s01e21 / Boogie-Woogie Feng-Shui

20th Mar '99 - 5:00pm
Boogie-Woogie Feng-Shui

After Jet receives a note from an old friend, he attempts to track him down but just finds a tombstone. While he's there, he finds a young girl who helps him dodge some mobsters. They soon realize that they can work together to help each other find Pao, but will it be in the manner that they expect?

271 have watched this episode

s01e22 / Cowboy Funk

27th Mar '99 - 5:00pm
Cowboy Funk

While Spike is trying to find some food, he runs into a serial bomber; the Teddy Bomber who is trying to blow up a skyscraper. Will he be able to stop Teddy Bomber and collect the bounty on him?

This episode was temporarily removed from airplay on Cartoon Network after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but has since entered normal rotation.

271 have watched this episode

s01e23 / Brain Scratch

3rd Apr '99 - 5:00pm
Brain Scratch

While Spike is watching television he comes across a religious organization called Scratch, whoes leader had quite a huge bounty because he leads his followers to commit suicide, so the crew of Bebop go off to try to find Dr. Londes in order to collect the bounty on him.

270 have watched this episode

s01e24 / Hard Luck Woman

10th Apr '99 - 5:00pm
Hard Luck Woman

Faye is studying the video from her youth that she found one day and she sees a waterfall. Ed sees it and states that she knows where that waterfall is so they set the Bebop's path to earth instead of Mars. Will Faye be able to find out about her youth and what about Jet and Spike who don't know that the ship is now heading for Earth?

269 have watched this episode

s01e25 / The Real Folk Blues (1)

17th Apr '99 - 5:00pm
The Real Folk Blues (1)

Vicious heads to the Red Dragon Syndicate to put an end to Van, which are the leaders of the Syndicate. Meanwhile, Spike and Jet are at a pub in town when the Red Dragon Syndicate burst in and start shooting up the place. As the action intensifies, Jet and Spike once again find themselves in the middle of another mess, though certain events soon make them realize that this may be bigger than they expected.

269 have watched this episode

s01e26 / The Real Folk Blues (2)

24th Apr '99 - 5:00pm
The Real Folk Blues (2)

Spike manages to convince Julia to leave with him and put their past behind them once and for all. However, Vicious has other plans and he doesn't intend on letting them just walk away. Spike and Julia now find themselves facing the greatest danger they've ever faced and the stakes are their future, their happiness and their lives.

269 have watched this episode
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