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U.S. Dragon Ball Z - Episode Summaries

Episode 22 - Goku Strikes Back

Name: Samir Bashir

We begin this episode with a beat-up Nappa taking on Goku. Nappa delivered another ki blast right at Goku but this time Goku’s clothes saved the day with an amazing block. Goku then gives a few hammerings to Nappa which knocked him out, only for Nappa to return after a few seconds engulfed in rage. Vegeta then told Nappa not to be a fool and to calm down. Nappa did as Vegeta ordered and he was ready for another round.

Back at Master Roshi’s everyone is peering into the crystal ball until Bulma geot angry and gave the ball a whack. This made Buba very angry and two started a verbal war of words.

Meanwhile at the battlefield, Nappa was powering up to his highest level and came storming after Goku with a huge blast and then chased Goku and gave several punches that were mostly blocked or they missed. Goku was surprised at how much power Nappa had and he wasn’t giving  up as Nappa launched a breathblast right in Goku’s face. Goku then threw his kameheha to block the attack. Vegeta couldn’t believe it!

Vegeta orders Nappa to step down and let Vegeta take over as Nappa was proved ineffective. Then Nappa (who wanted to have some fun)went down to destroy Krillin and Gohan with his breathblast attack, however Goku got there in time with his kaioken attack. Now Nappa was knocked out of the match for good and Vegeta who hated for Nappa for his clumsiness and disobedience destroyed him.

Goku then told Krillin and Gohan that it would be best if they returned to Master Roshi’s so that they cannot be held hostage by Vegeta. They do as Goku says and leave the battlefield. Goku also leaves with Vegeta to find a more deserted area to battle in.

Goku found the area and they were ready to battle.  Before battling, however Vegeta asks if Goku would to join him as his teammate and rule over the planets.

Goku refused and the battle was under way. After exchanging a few kicks and punches, Goku used the Kaioken attack and had the advantage for a few seconds. Vegeta however stopped the attack with a vicious kick. It was proved that Goku’s kaioken attack would be no use in this battle. Who will win the even matched battle? Find out on the next Dragonball

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