Information: Dragonball: Episode Summaries
Episode 1 - Secret of the Dragon BallsBulma’s search for six more Dragon Balls leads her to a remote valley and to Goku, who is in possession of one of the balls. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start, but after Goku saves Bulma’s life, the two join forces in search of the remaining five Dragon Balls. They had better take care, for an evil force also seeks the Dragon Balls – Emperor Pilaf!
Episode 2 - The Emperor’s QuestWithout realizing where they are, Bulma and Goku camp near Skull Valley, a foreboding land where one of the Dragon Balls lies hidden. Emperor Pilaf dispatches his henchmen to recover the ball, but they and Goku run into each other and a pack of ravenous wolves. Who will emerge the winner?
Episode 3 - The Nimbus Cloud of RoshiAs a token of appreciation, Master Roshi presents Goku with the Flying Nimbus Cloud a magical flying cloud that can be ridden only by someone pure of heart. He gives Bulma an orange bauble that he wears around his neck, a seemingly worthless stone that had watched up on the beach. It turns out that this “bauble” is in fact a Dragon Ball. Unfortunately for our friends, Emperor Pilaf and his aids Mai and Shao are also after this same Dragon Ball…and now they know that Bulma has it.
Episode 4 - Oolong the TerribleBulma and Goku’s search for the Dragon Balls takes them to the remote valley where they encounter Oolong, a shape-changing monster who is terrorizing Aru Village. They are promised a Dragon Ball by the local townspeople if they can defeat the fierce monster. Can our heroes possibly defeat this wily creature?
Episode 5 - Yamcha the Desert BanditBulma and Goku continue their quest for the Dragon Balls with Oolong (Bulma brought him along thinking his shape-shifting abilities might come in handy). But the next Dragon Ball lies beyond the Diablo Desert. Oolong is terrified, for he knows that the Diablo Desert is home to Yamcha, a fearsome bandit who possesses the awesome power of the Wolf’s Fang Fist. Can our friends make it through the desert to their destination?
Episode 6 - Keep an Eye on the Dragon BallsWhile Bulma, Goku and Oolong recover from the ordeal of acquiring five Dragon Balls, Yamcha and Puar try to steal them out from under their noses so that Yamcha can obtain his own grandiose goal. But they’re not the only ones after the Dragon Balls! Oolong wouldn’t mind having the Dragon Balls. And Emperor Pilaf’s henchmen are closing in as well.
Episode 7 - The Ox-King on Fire MountainThe search for the sixth Dragon Ball leads the Dragon Ball Team to Fire Mountain, home of the dreaded Ox-King. They arrive at the base of the mountain, but the scorching Eternal Flames prevent them from reaching the castle at the summit and the Dragon Ball within. To make matters worse, Ox-King appears to ward off the intruders. Will our heroes be able to capture the sixth Dragon Ball?
Episode 8 - The Kamehameha WaveMaster Roshi, who appears to be a wise but feeble old man, reveals that he is a master of the “Kamehameha” an ancient and formidable force. The power, which he channels through his hands, creates a wave of tremendous destruction that can topple mountains.
Episode 9 - Boss Rabbit’s Magic TouchBulma and Goku’s search for the Dragon Balls takes them to a remote village that is being terrorized by a villainous gang – the Rabbits. Before long, Goku and the Dragon Ball Team come face to face with two of the Rabbits, and Goku must fight to protect his friends. Can he protect them from the surprises Monster Carrot has in store for them?
Episode 10 - The Dragon Balls are Stolen!The Dragon Ball Team races toward the seventh Dragon Ball. Little do they know their enemies await them. Can Emperor Pilaf be stopped from gathering the last of the Dragon Balls and making his evil wish?
Episode 11 - The Penalty is PinballThe Dragon Ball Team escapes their prison to search for Pilaf and the Dragon Balls. Their freedom is short-lived, however, for the Dragon Ball Team stumbles into another one of Pilaf’s treacherous traps – a giant pinball machine! The Team runs a desperate race through the maze of corridors. What hope can be left for the Dragon Ball Team as they try to stop Pilaf from gaining his evil wish to rule the Earth?
Episode 12 - A Wish to the Eternal DragonJust as Emperor Pilaf is about to make his wish, Goku leads the others in a successful escape attempt. Are they in time to prevent the Emperor from seizing control of the world? And just what does happen when Goku sees the full moon?
Episode 13 - The Legend of GokuGoku is exposed to a full moon. Transforming into a huge, alien gorilla, Goku goes on a rampage, attacking friends and foes alike. Can Bulma, Yamcha and Puar return Goku to his normal self without hurting Goku and while also avoiding Emperor Pilaf’s army?
Episode 14 - Goku’s RivalWith the Dragon Balls are once again spread across the face of the Earth, the gang has split to pursue new adventures. While Bulma, Yamcha, Oolong and Puar struggle through the desert after their plane crashes, Goku flies to Master Roshi’s island to learn Martial Arts! But another boy is also anxious for lessons. Will Master Roshi agree to train them?
Episode 15 - Look out for Launch!While in town on an errand to prove their worth to Master Roshi, Goku and Krillin rescue the young woman Launch. They bring her back to Roshi’s island where they discover her mysterious and enigmatic situation. On one hand, she is a sweet- mild-mannered brunette who wouldn’t hurt a fly. But wait till you see her sneeze!
Episode 16 - Find That StoneMaster Roshi takes Goku and Krillin to begin their martial arts training on a jungle island. Krillin cheats to beat Goku in the heated rivalry and wins, but soon has to pay a heavy price for his actions.
Episode 17 - Milk DeliveryAs part of their training, Goku and Krillin must deliver milk to a person who lives high up on a mountain. It sounds simple, but soon they are crossing deep ravines and dangerous deserts, wading through swift, powerful rivers and running for their lives from voracious dinosaurs. And that’s before breakfast!
Episode 18 - The Turtle Hermit WayGoku and Krillin’s training continues as they till the ground with their bare hands, dodge a swarm of angry bees and swim with sharks. Can Goku and Krillin survive the training to prepare for the World Martial Arts Tournament?
Episode 19 - The Tournament BeginsThe greatest warriors from around the world are gathered to battle one another in the greatest martial arts tournament ever. Can Goku and Krillin make it past the Elimination Round to participate in the World Martial Arts Tournament?
Episode 20 - Elimination RoundThe tournament is in full swing as Yamcha, Goku and Krillin all vie to become one of the eight finalists. Who will make it past the Elimination Round to compete in the World Martial Arts Tournament?
Episode 21 - Smells Like TroubleThe final eight competitors draw lots for their match-ups in the World Martial Arts Tournament. Krillin draws the first match, against an unusually repulsive oaf named Bacterian. It will take some innovative strategy to beat this monstrous man. <
Episode 22 - Yamcha versus Jackie ChunThe final matches continue with Jackie Chun defeating Yamcha and knocking him out of the tournament. But there is something mysterious about Jackie Chun. What could his secret be?
Episode 23 - Monster Beast GiranGoku is set to fight the fierce warrior Giran. He manages to ward off Giran’s powerful attacks until Giran takes Goku by surprise. Suddenly defenseless, how can Goku get out of this mess and win the match?
Episode 24 - Krillin’s Frantic Attack!Jackie Chun and Krillin square off in the semi-final match. Unable to match Jackie in brute strength or speed, Krillin must use his wits. But is this enough to win the battle and just who is this mysterious Jackie Chun?
Episode 25 - The Fearful Aerial Karate Raid!Goku fights Nam, the poor farmer who has entered the tournament so that he can use the championship money to buy water for his drought-stricken village. But Nam is more than just a farmer and they wage an incredible battle. Only one of them can win and advance to the finals.
Episode 26 - The Great Finals!The final bout begins between Goku and Jackie Chun. It’s a huge battle between master and student with only one winner!
Episode 27 - Goku in the Biggest CrisisThe final match between Goku and Jackie Chun rages on for hours, the fighters matching technique for technique even as the sun begins to set. Jackie resorts to his fearsome “World Surprise Attack”. Goku is about to concede defeat when the sight of the newly risen full moon catches his eye. Anything can happen now!
Episode 28 - Crash! Force versus Force!The tournament has turned serious with Jackie Chun’s titanic Kamehameha Wave that has destroyed half the arena and perhaps Goku with it. But no…the Kamehameha Wave was aimed at the moon not Goku! The winner of the Tournament will be decided not by Kamehameha Waves and transformations but by hand-to-hand combat. The fight rages on for four hours. Will Goku or Jackie Chun emerge champion of the World Martial Arts Tournament?
Episode 29 - The Roaming LakeGoku begins a search for his Grandfather’s Four-Star Dragon Ball and finds the adventure of a lifetime. The fate of an entire village rests on his shoulders as he braves the perilous desert to discover the secret of the mysterious Roaming Lake.
Episode 30 - Pilaf and the Mystery ForceThe race for the Dragon Balls continues, as Goku must battle Emperor Pilaf and his cohorts for control of the Four-Star Ball. Amid the chaos rises a new enemy – a mysterious horde of villains who will stop at nothing to realize their lethal agenda.
Episode 31 - Wedding Plans?There’s an impostor in the Ox-King’s village, and he works for Emperor Pilaf! Pilaf is back to his sneaky tricks to get his hands on a Dragon Ball, but he isn’t the only one looking! The Red Ribbon Army is also on the hunt, and they’ll destroy everything in their path to get what they want – even Goku’s… wedding!
Episode 32 - The Flying Fortress – Vanished!The Ox King’s been had! Now, Goku is here to straighten it out. Emperor Pilaf made an impostor of Goku in order to steal the prized Dragon Ball. But it won’t be that easy this time – Goku and an entire army are out to stop him! Who will ultimately hold the Dragon Ball? Or more importantly, who can hang on to it in this desert battle?
Episode 33 - The Legend of a DragonGoku explores a jungle paradise in search of the Four-Star Dragon Ball. Little does he know, the diabolical Colonel Silver is hot on his tail! And when the Red Ribbon Army carves a path of destruction through the jungle, it’s clear they didn’t come to monkey around!
Episode 34 - Cruel General RedColonel Silver’s troops scour land, sea, and air in search of the elusive Dragon Ball, but what they find is Goku! With the help of his Dragon Radar, Goku pinpoints the location of the ball and plucks it from under the noses of the Red Ribbon Army. But he doesn’t get far -- Goku’s escape attempt brings him face to face with Colonel Silver himself!
Episode 35 - Cold ReceptionGoku is dragged into his most exciting adventure yet, literally. The treacherous Red Ribbon Army threatens a peaceful village. Soldiers ravage the land in search of another Dragon Ball, destroying anything that gets in their way. And a dark secret looms in a mysterious tower, which holds the source of the villagers’ woes. But forget all of that, Goku discovers snow!
Episode 36 - Major MetallitronIn an effort to repay the kindness of Suno and her mother, Goku vows to rescue their kidnapped Village Chief from the Red Ribbon Army’s heavily fortified Muscle Tower. Goku storms the tower, but the hulking third floor guard, Major Metallitron, is determined to halt his ascent – permanently!
Episode 37 - Ninja Murasaki is Coming!Goku’s quest to save the Village Chief from Muscle Tower is in danger of coming to an untimely end when he confronts the fourth-floor guard, Ninja Murasaki. Known as the “Messenger of Death”, this villain has an arsenal of lethal techniques at his disposal, and he plans to use every one of them as he leads Goku through a treacherous obstacle course where nothing is as it seems!
Episode 38 - Five MurasakisFighting a ninja is difficult. Fighting five – impossible! Those are the odds Goku must face when Murasaki unveils his deadly trick of Separation! And with five sword-wielding Murasakis on his tail, he’ll be lucky to stay in one piece!
Episode 39 - Mysterious Android No. 8Proving to be no match for Goku’s skills on his own, Murasaki makes a desperate call for reinforcements. He summons the Red Ribbon Army’s secret weapon – the monstrous Android Number 8! But there seems to be a flaw in the android’s design. He hates violence! Number 8 defies his creators by teaming up with Goku. Together, they must work to survive General White’s impossible tower maze.
Episode 40 - Horrifying BuyonGoku and Android Number 8 confront General White at the top of Muscle Tower. But the wily General sends the duo tumbling through a trap door into the darkness of floor number five. There they must face the blubbery monster Buyon, a hideous beast with only one thing on his mind – turning Goku into his next meal!
Episode 41 - The Fall of Muscle TowerHaving bested all of White’s tower guards, only one obstacle stands between Goku and his goal – the General himself. In order to save the Village Chief, Goku must match strength and wits against General White. It’s winner-take-all in this showdown atop Muscle Tower, and only one of them will make it out alive!
Episode 42 - The Secret of Dr. FlappeThe gentle Android Number 8 is carrying a deadly secret inside of him, and a mysterious hermit, Dr. Flappe, may be his only chance at survival. Can Goku and Suno persuade the Doctor to save their friend’s life? An old enemy has emerged from the rubble of Muscle Tower to make sure that they don’t – Ninja Murasaki!
Episode 43 - A Trip to the CityGoku’s Dragon Radar is broken, and Bulma is the only one who knows how to fix it. He needs her help, but how will he ever find her in the sprawling urban maze of West City? It’s a new kind of adventure for Goku, as he discovers the hazards of city life!
Episode 44 - Master Thief, HaskyGoku arrives at Capsule Corporation, Bulma’s home in West City. He’s hoping to have the Dragon Radar repaired, but the broken device will soon be the least of his worries! The Red Ribbon Army and their hired thief, Hasky, are hot on his trail!
Episode 45 - Danger in the AirWhen Goku is reunited with Bulma, Yamcha, Oolong, and Puar, the friends celebrate by going to a spectacular amusement park. But the beautiful bounty hunter, Hasky, has Goku and his two Dragon Balls in her sights, and she intends to turn their day at Dream Land into a tragic nightmare!
Episode 46 - Bulma’s Bad DayWhile zeroing in on their third Dragon Ball, Goku and Bulma find themselves on a beautiful uncharted island. But the enchanting island is far from deserted. When Goku dives into the ocean waters to search for the magic ball, Bulma finds herself in deep trouble!
Episode 47 - Kame House – Found!Goku and Bulma have located another Dragon Ball. Now all they have to do is get it. It won’t be easy – this one is lying at the bottom of the sea! The pair travels to Master Roshi’s island in hopes of finding some assistance, unaware that their progress is being closely monitored by the Red Ribbon Army.
Episode 48 - Deep Blue SeaGoku, Bulma, and Krillin comb the depths of the deep blue sea, where a third Dragon Ball waits to be claimed. Little do they know, General Blue is also waiting, and when his forces launch a surprise attack, the Dragon Ball team’s hopes for survival are sunk!
Episode 49 - Roshi SurpriseWhile searching for their third Dragon Ball in a mysterious underwater cave, Goku, Bulma, and Krillin discover an ancient secret that promises great wealth, and even greater danger! The Red Ribbon Army is also on the prowl, as General Blue attempts to stop our heroes and fulfill his evil schemes!
Episode 50 - The Trap is SprungThe Red Ribbon Army is in hot pursuit of Goku, Bulma, and Krillin through the maze-like corridors of the Pirate Cave. But General Blue’s men have more than just Goku and his friends to contend with – danger lurks around every corner in the form of booby-traps!
Episode 51 - Beware of RobotBulma, Goku, and Krillin discover a secret underwater port at the heart of the Pirate Cave. And though the pirates are long gone, this port is far from abandoned! A ferocious sword-wielding robot lurks in the shadows, programmed to guard the pirates’ treasure. And this metal monster isn’t taking any prisoners!
Episode 52 - The Pirate TreasureSeparated from Goku, Krillin and Bulma have must face the pirates’ booby-traps and the deadly General Blue alone! Lost in the labyrinth and facing a monstrous foe himself, can Goku make it to his friends in time to save them?
Episode 53 - Blue, Black, and BlueWith the walls coming down around them, Goku, Bulma, and Krillin close in on the pirate’s treasure – but they’re not the only ones! If the three young adventurers are going to make it out of Pirate Cave alive, they’ll first have to contend with the wrath of General Blue!
Episode 54 - Escape From Pirate CaveWhat do you do when you’ve discovered the greatest treasure of all time? Run! At least that’s what Goku is doing, as the Pirate’s Cave begins to collapse on top of him! But that isn’t the worst of it, for beyond the rubble lies an even greater menace that threatens to destroy our hero!
Episode 55 - Penguin VillageAfter narrowly surviving their perilous treasure hunt, Goku, Bulma and Krillin return to Master Roshi’s Island for some much needed rest. However, they aren’t the only ones who have survived. An old foe returns, and he won’t stop until he has the Dragon Balls – and revenge!
Episode 56 - Strange VisitorWelcome to Penguin Village, population: strange! This extraordinary place is home to Sour Man, the plum powered superhero and Arale, a girl so fast, she leaves the wind behind! These bizarre characters and many more await Goku as he searches the countryside for the dastardly General Blue and the three missing Dragon Balls!
Episode 57 - Arale vs. BlueUnable to find his way home, Goku turns to a kind but inept mechanic named Sembei Norimaki for help with his broken Dragon Radar. Little does he know that the Norimaki family has received another visitor – General Blue! Blue has a plane to catch, but not before he settles an old score with our hero!