U.S. Dragon Ball Z - Episode Summaries
Episode 1 - The Secret of the Dragonball
In this episode we meet Goku and
We first see Goku walk/rolling
his log he just cut down. He then (at his “house”)
throws it in the air and karate-kicks it into pieces
that land perfectly in a pile stacked. He then gets
hungry and goes fishing. When he is walking back to his
“house” a girl (Bulma) almost runs over him
with her car. Goku thought she was a monster and that
she was here to take his fish from him. But she
convinced him she was a human girl (which he had never
seen a girl before). They both walked back to his house
and there Bulma found Goku’s Dragonball. Goku got mad
and said that was his last possession from his Grandpa.
Then Bulma showed him her Dragonball. Then she talked
about them and how they worked. Goku agrees to go with
her on her quest. The episode ends with them riding away
on Bulma’s motorcycle.
english dubbed version of
Dragonball episode 1-Secret of Dragonball
As Goku,a small child,lives
in the forest,which he used to live with his known
grandfather,Gohan,who mysteriously passed away ago.He
goes into a lake and catches a large fish.While bringing
it back to his house,a car crashes into and crushes his
fish.He lifts it up and throws it,and a girl named Bulma
comes out.He takes her to his cause his grandfather told
him to be nice to girls.Also,she was confused when she
realized he had a tail.When they arrive,Goku thinks that
in the fifth dragonball he has,which Gohan gave,he
thought that Gohan's spirit was in it.Bulma explains
that once all 7 dragonballs are united,the owner may be
granted any wish.Goku joins up with her,and off they
go!During their trip,Bulma needs to go to the bathroom
but during that time,she was captured and ready to be
eaten by a pteradactyl!Goku thought that Bulma's
motorcycle could fly,he jumped off it and thwacked to
creature!Bulma fell and Goku pinned her to the
cliff.But,she wets her pants when she's pinned.
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US Dubbed Version
By The Viper
Episode 1: Secret of the Dragonball
Synopsis: A young boy named Goku
who posses great power and an even greater appetite, is
raised by an elderly man, his ‘grandfather’, until
he dies, but leaves a valuable possesion with him, a
Crystal Ball. Goku
goes out fishing and gets a large fish. Meanwhile,
a young teenage girl named Bulma is travelling through
the woods and accidentally hits the boy with her car.
Thinking it is a monster, Goku tries to fight it, but
the girl tells him it is only a car. Bulma
explains to Goku different things about the world that
he should know at this age. When she follows him
home, she is surprised to see a crystal ball with him.
Trying to take it, Goku stops her, but she explains to
the boy that they are Dragonballs. Each
has a certain number of stars on it, and there are seven
scattered around the world. Bulma has two, and
Goku has one. She explains that once all 7 are
found, they can unleash a magical dragon that grants
whomever posesses it a wish. They can be in the hands of
good or evil. Bulma asks Goku to come on an
adventure with her to find the 7 Dragonballs, and Goku
agrees. Soon, though, the two encounter trouble
when a Pterodactyl captures Bulma for food! Using
his magic pole, Goku easily beats the monster and saves
Bulma/Goku: 3 Dragonballs
Emperor Pilaf: 1 Dragonball
Dragon Ball English Dubbed Episode 001: Secret of the Dragon Ball - by John
Air Date: 8-20-01
Summary: In a remote and enchanted land, an old master named Gohan discovered a boy with a monkey-like tail in the wilderness and raised him as his grandson. Gohan trained the boy to great powers beyond his years until his death.
One day in the mountains, the superpowered boy known as Goku rolled down a hill on a log with a saw in one hand. He had spiky black hair shooting out in all directions. He wore a blue karate uniform. Goku soon arrived by his small house and did a simple warm up: He tossed the log into the air and
Elsewhere, a red car drove down the mountain road. The car pulled over, and a blue-haired female teenager emerged. She had her hair in a ponytail and wore a pink skirt with the word “Bulma” on it. She checked a stopwatch-like device and realized she was close to what she was looking
Back at Goku’s house, the boy prayed to a ball with four stars in it that he had inherited from his grandfather and that he had believed held his randfather’s
soul. As he walked outside, Goku realized that the ball was glowing.Goku then set off down the river trail and stopped at a tree and munched on an apple. He then dropped an apple, which disturbed a sabertooth tiger. The tiger chased Goku off the edge of a cliff. The tiger fell to his doom, but Goku had grabbed onto a branch and giggled until the branch shattered.
Goku decided to go fishing - with his tail? He took off his clothes and stuck his tail into the river as bait. A giant fish thought he was a monkey and attacked - just before Goku kicked the fish, killing it instantly.
Goku walked down the road fully dressed and towing the giant fish. Suddenly, he got hit by the red car. The girl yelled at Goku, who simply lifted the car over his head and chucked it. Goku drew his mystical Power Pole that once belonged to Gohan and was about to attack the girl when she surrendered. (In the Japanese Version, the girl surrenders after realizing that her pistol’s bullets had no effect on Goku)
Goku then inspected the girl and noticed that she was very differant from him. The teenager told Goku that she was a girl. Goku remarked that he never saw a girl before in his entire life, but his grampa had always told him to be nice to a girl if he met one. Goku wondered why the girl didn’t have a tail like his - and the girl thought Goku’s was fake. The two conversed with each other, and learned the girl was from West City.
Goku invited Bulma to his house, and the girl, after checking her stopwatch-like device again, she accepted the monkey boy’s invitation. As they walked down the road Goku introduced himself. Then, the girl introduced herself as Bulma. Goku laughed at Bulma’s name. (Note: bulma is another word for bloomers)
They arrived at Goku’s house. Goku spoke to his grandpa’s ball again. Bulma then saw the ball and swiped it. Goku ordered Bulma to give it back. Bulma than reached into her pouch and pulled out two similiar balls, one with three stars and another with five. Goku was confused, and
Elsewhere, a short blue creature dressed in royal clothing entered an underground tomb, followed by his cohorts - a humanlike dog in a ninja suit and a tall woman in military fatigues with long blue hair. The creature, Emperor Pilaf, grabbed the one-star Dragon Ball at the end of the path. Pilaf was ready to make his wish, but the woman, Agent Mai, explained that Pilaf had one Dragon Ball - and only when he gathered all seven of the Dragon Balls the Eternal Dragon, Shenron, would arise from the core of the Earth to grant the discoverer of the balls one
At Goku’s house, Bulma had just finished explaining the legend of the Dragon Balls to Goku. Bulma planned to collect all seven of the Dragon Balls and wish for the perfect boyfriend. Goku still refused to give up his Dragon Ball, and Bulma’s attempts to bribe him failed. But, Bulma talked Goku into joining her in the Dragon Ball quest. Goku agreed to let Bulma borrow his Dragon Ball at the end of the adventure (But Bulma “forg ot” to tell Goku that after a wish is granted, the Dragon Balls are scattered across the four corners of the Earth. As they went outside, Goku wondered how they’d find the Dragon Balls. Bulma then showed Goku the stopwatch-like device, known as the Dragon Radar, which detects the frequency given off by the
Dragon Balls. Bulma then pulled a case out of her pouch , which held a bunch of capsules. She punched a button on the capsule and tossed it. The capsule turned into a motorcycle. Bulma drove off on the motorcycle with Goku.
Twenty minutes later, Bulma was driving through a hilly area and stopped because she had to go to the bathroom. She warned Goku to stay at the bike and left. Goku then heard her screaming for help and ran over to see Bulma in the hands of a hungry Pteradon. The Pteradon tied up a confused Goku and flew off with Bulma. Bulma yelled at Goku, who easily broke out of his bindings - but now he needed to get high enough to rescue Bulma.
Goku got on the motorcycle and flew off the edge of a steep hill at full speed. He still wasn’t high enough. So he climbed on top of the bike and leaped towards the Pteradon. He was almost high enough, but he started to fall. Goku then drew his Power Pole. He extended it and whacked Pteradon over the head. The dead Pteradon and Bulma fell towards a giant chasm. Goku tossed the Pole towards Bulma
as he landed safely on a cliff. The Power Pole stuck Bulma to the cliff wall and she peed her pants.
To Be Continued.................
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