Born long ago of a primitive 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 Goku!
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 weitnesses an incredible scene 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
Goku has fallen off Snake Way into the land of no return. There, two ogres give Goku 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 groups of warriros have gathered at the top of Korin Tower. There they will undergo the special training that will prepare them for the Saiyans. Meanwhile, Goku 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: Showndown 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 asistant, 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 Earth are twice as strong!
Episode #12: The End of Snake Way
Gohan us 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 Goku's old Saiyan space pod and Piccolo must destroy the pod before Gohan destroys him! Meanwhile, Goku family reaches King Kai's small planet at the end of Snake Way. There, Goku finds that he must train in the gravity of the planet that is ten times stronger than Earth's!
Episode #13: A Fight Against Gravity...Catch Bubbles!
After Goku passes King Kai's test to make King Kai laugh, the training begins! Goku's first task is to catch King Kai's pet monkey, Bubbles, in a gravity ten times stronger than Earth's. King Kai tells Goku 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! The fact reinforces Goku's determination to train even harder to defeat them.
Episode #14: The Legend of the Saiyans
Goku'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 Goku can conquer the gravity and decides to teach him the ultimate techniques called "Kaio-Ken" and "Sprit Bomb." One day, King Kai reveals more to Goku about his Saiyan heritage. Goku learns that the planet Vegeta had vanished and he is one of only four Saiyans that survived. Goku will have to confront the rest of the surviving Saiyans soon!
Episode #15: Black Day for the Planet Earth
Goku completes his training under King Kai, and is ready for the battle against the Saiyans. While Goku hurries back on the Snake Way to Earth, the evil Saiyans, Vegeta and Nappa, finally land on Earth and launch a diabolical wake-up call for the planet. 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 -- imortality. Can Earth's Special Forces hold out until Goku arrives?!
Episode #16:The Battle Begins...Goku 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 the grown 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. 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 party. Chiaotzu tries a sneakattack, 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 of 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 (Goku) will show up. Where is Goku?
Episode #20: Time's Up!
When the three hour truce ends Goku has not arrived, so Nappa resumes his devastating attack. Suddenly everyone senses that Goku will arrive soon. When Vegeta discovers that Goku's power level is at least 5000, he orders Nappa to finish off the remaining three warriors before Goku arrives!
Episode #21: The Return of Goku
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 neccessary 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, Goku FINALLY shows up!
Episode #22: Goku Strikes Back
Goku arrives and surprises everyone with his new power. Vegeta orders Nappa to retreat, but the enraged Saiyan attacks Krillin and Gohan instead. Goku 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 Goku and Vegeta!
Episode #23: Goku vs. Vegeta... A Saiyan Duel
Goku must now face Vegeta, the prince of the planet Vegeta, the strongest saiyan warrior, and a villain so ruthless he destroyed his own partner, Nappa, for being injured. When Goku's double Kalo-Ken attack fails, Goku breaks his promise to King Kai and uses the triple Kaio-Ken, Vegeta becomes so angry he decides to blow up the Earth!
Episode #24: Vegeta... Saiyan Style!
Vegeta realizes that "Kakarot" is stronger than he expected, so he uses the ultimate strategy - transforming to a giant ape. Goku is in great danger! On the way to Master Roshi's, Gohan and Krillin sense Goku's crisis and hurry back to help him. Meanwhile, Goku 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 Goku, Yajirobe managers to cut off its tail! A furious Vegeta now attacks the other three warriors, while Goku tells Gohan to fight against Vegeta to give Goku 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. Goku 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!
Episode #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 sudden they are attacked and captured by a mysterious spaceship run by refugees! Meanwhile, the injured Vegeta travels back to Planet Frieza to recover.
Episode #29: Friends or Foes
Bulma, Gohan and Krillin are captured by a mysterious group pf 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 Frieza 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, Goku 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 Frieza's bases.
Episode #31: Who's Who?
Just as Gohan and others are about to find all of the Dragon Balls, the two 'Nameks' reveal their true identity! The earthlings are in a big trouble! Meanwhile, Vegeta finds out that Frieza 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: Frieza is already on Namek searching for the Dragon Balls!
Episode #33: Face Off on Namek
One of Frieza's assistants senses the power of Gohan and Krillin, and sends a reconnaissance 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, Kui. However, Kui is no match for Vegeta, who has increased his power level.
Episode #34: The Ruthless Frieza
When Frieza and his troops pass by, Gohan and Krillin sense the great power from Frieza! To make matters worse, Frieza has already collected four of the seven Dragon Balls! On Earth, oku instantly recovers thanks to a Senzu bean, but when he learns Gohan may be in trouble, he hops on a space ship to rush to Namek!
Episode #35: The Nameks versus Frieza
As Goku continues his long journey to Namek, Gohan and Krillin watch as the Nameks struggle to defend their planet from Frieza's henchmen. Frieza is continuing his search for the fifth Dragon Ball, and will stop at nothing to get it.
Episode #36: Escape from Dodoria
Frieza'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 Frieza'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 Frieza 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 Goku will reach Namek within the week!
Episode #38: A Collision Course
Goku struggles to fix his ship during his trip to Namek, and barely avoids getting barbecued! Vegeta beats Frieza to the Namek village containing the fifth Dragon Ball and he takes it for himself.
Episode #39: Stay Away from Frieza
Piccolo and the others reach King Kai's and begin their training. On Namek, Frieza's henchmen continue their search for the Dragon Balls while Gohan and friends learn about the eldest Namek. Krillin soon setsout 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 theevil Frieza!
Episode #42: Get Vegeta
After defaeting Vegeta, Zarbon returns to Frieza's space ship. There, Frieza 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 Frieza and Zarbon and steals their five Dragon Balls! When he goes to hide the balls, Vegeta sense Krillin's power and begins to follow him, but he is being followed by Zarbon!
Episode #44: A Heavy Burden
As Goku 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 Goku 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 KJrillin 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 Vegeta has begun to follow them! Meanwhile, the Ginyu Force is approaching Namek on a mission from Frieza...
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, Goku finally conquers the 100 Times Large Gravity setting and is ready for battle!
Episode #49: Elite Fighters of the Universe... The Ginyu Force
Frieza'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 decides to have some fun -- by challenging our heroes!
Episode #50: Time Tricks & Body Binds
Guldo is the first to challenge Gohan and Krillin. Guldo uses his powers to avoid attacks, but the two earthing 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 Recomme
Vegeta and Recomme square off next, but Recomme demonstrates power hat Vegeta cannot match! Gohan and Krillin save Vegeta, and enrages Recomme, who then crushes Krillin. Gohan must now challenge Recomme by himself.
Episode #52: Enter Goku
During the great battle, Frieza 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 Recomme. Suddenly Goku arrived!
Episode #53: Goku... Super Saiyan?
Goku instantly defeats Recomme with his new power! The other two figthers, Burter and Jeice, start attacking Goku, but he doesn't even seem concerned. Vegeta senses something has changed in Goku -- "Did he become a legendary super Saiyan!?"
Episode #54: Ginyu Assault
Burter and Jeice of the fearsome Ginyu Force launch an attack on Goku. But the tables turn as Goku's new power is way too much for them to handle. After Goku 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 Goku?
Episode #55: Incredile Force!
An angry Captain Ginyu initiates a battle with the fearless Goku, as the ruthless mercenary attempts to uncover Goku's true strength. But Goku cleverly conceals his power level from the militant monster. Finally, at the insistence of the captain, Goku astounds both Jeice and Ginyu by revealing his true power... A power unlike anything they had anticipated.