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U.S. Dragon Ball Z - Episode Summaries

Episode 49 - Elite Fighters of the Universe ... The Ginyu Force

A Summary of the English Dragon Ball Z Episode 49 by Nikki
 "Elite Fighters of the Universe . . . The Ginyu Force."

    Freiza instructs the Ginyus to capture Vegeta and the seven dragon balls
on Namek and bring them back to him.  Each Ginyu checks on Vegeta through his
scouter, and they realize that he has become much stronger since their last
meeting.  However, the two kids that are with him may be even stronger.  So
Freiza gives them permission to destroy Krillin and Gohan, but he wants
Vegeta alive.  Guldo, the short, heavy one, remembers the last time he spoke
to Vegeta . . . and it wasn't exactly fun.  Guldo had been picking on  the
Saiyan and calling him Freiza's slave, but Vegeta only laughed and came right
back with some really insulting stuff, which infuriated Guldo.  Before Vegeta
could kick his butt, Freiza stepped in and told him to cut it out.  Guldo has
been looking for revenge ever since, and now he will have it.  Afterward, the
Ginyu Force leaves Freiza's ship to capture the dragon balls and Vegeta.
    Goku's ship will land in an hour.  He hops out of bed, washes his face,
and dresses into a clean uniform.  Strangely, he is not the least bit worried.
    Vegeta finally lands and runs ahead of Krillin and Gohan to where his
stolen 5 dragon balls are hidden.  However, he is obviously disappointed when
they aren't exactly thrilled at the thought of him adding their own ball to
his collection, and Krillin declares that they will never let him wish for
immortality.  Vegeta growls savagely and is about to dent Krillin's skull
when Capt. Ginyu, Recoome, Jeice, Burter, and Guldo land behind them!  Vegeta
tries to stay calm as Ginyu states that they have come to collect the balls
and the Saiyan prince.  Vegeta is seething, and Guldo encourages him to
attack.  But the Saiyan manages to get control of himself, which disappoints
Guldo, and Recoome reminds him that Vegeta must be brought back alive. 
Seeing that if the Ginyus get the balls then he can forget his wish, Vegeta
jumps up into the air and throws the precious ball away in the hopes that it
will be lost.  Burter immediately rises into the air and retrieves the ball
in a matter of seconds.  In frustration, Vegeta moans and turns back to face
the Ginyus as Burter lands and adds the ball to their collection.  Capt.
Ginyu politely  requests that they hand over the 7th ball.  Vegeta turns to
Krillin in desperation and orders him to destroy the dragon ball!  He plans
to obey, but the ball disappears before he can squash it and reappears in
Guldo's hands!  All 5 Ginyus laugh maniacally as Vegeta is really upset. 
Capt. Ginyu, being the strongest, decides that he will take on Vegeta, and
the other Ginyus will decide who gets Krillin and Gohan.  However, everyone
seems to wanna piece of the Saiyan prince, and Ginyu decides to let them all
play a game of rock-papers-scizzors to decide who gets to beat on Vegeta
first.  Glancing at Guldo, Vegeta warns Krillin and Gohan that the alien can
read their minds.  Ginyu leaves to take the 7 dragon balls to Freiza right
away, and the other Ginyus play rock-paper-scizzors so the winner can get
Vegeta.  (This really annoys him.)  Gohan gathers energy to blast at Capt.
Ginyu as he is leaving, but Vegeta sternly advises him not to waste it. 
Meanwhile, Recoome wins the game, but he decides to let Guldo fight first
because he's been waiting years for this.  Vegeta asks Krillin if Goku is
coming by any chance, and Krillin says that he should be arriving soon. 
Krillin and Gohan step forward to fight Guldo.  They power up and show off
their true powers, and the Ginyus are impressed as the "weaklings" leap into
the air and prepare to attack Guldo as the battle against the Ginyus begins...

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