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24 May 1997
A New Goal... Namek!
The gang mourns the loss of Yamcha, Tien, Chiaotzu, and Piccolo. With Kami gone, Earth's Dragon Balls have disappeared. Will the surviving heroes find a way to wish their fallen friends back to life?
 
13 Sep. 1997
Journey to Namek
Bulma accidentally destroys the Saiyan spaceship! Luckily, Mr. Popo reveals the existence of another ship that may be able to reach Namek. Can they find it in time, and will the old ship still work if they do?
 
20 Sep. 1997
Friends or Foes?
As Gohan, Krillin and Bulma travel through space to planet Namek they crash into a strange spaceship. As they encounter traps on the seemingly deserted ship it is beginning to look like they are unwelcome guests.
 
20 Sep. 1997
Hunt for a Dragonball
After crash-landing, Krillin, Gohan, and Bulma are nursed to health by two mysterious aliens. Afterward, they begin searching for the Dragon Balls. Meanwhile, Vegeta continues his recovery, and Goku gets inpatient while at the hospital.
 
27 Sep. 1997
Who's Who?!
Gohan, Krillin, and Bulma continue their search for the Dragon Balls. Meanwhile, Goku sneaks out of the hospital to train. As Vegeta finishes his recovery, Cui informs him that Frieza is already on Namek in search of the Dragon Balls.
 
27 Sep. 1997
Touchdown on Namek
Zaacro and Raiti explain their illusion to Krillin, Gohan and Bulma. As they struggle to escape and attempt to continue their journey to Namek, Vegeta discovers Frieza, Zarbon, and Dodoria are already collecting the Namekian Dragon Balls.
 
3 Oct. 1997
Face-Off on Namek
Frieza and his henchmen, Zarbon and Dodoria, gather some Dragon Balls. Cui tracks down Vegeta and is surprised by his strength. Two of Frieza's scouts attack Gohan and Krillin while Goku does mental training in the hospital.
 
4 Oct. 1997
The Ruthless Frieza
Gohan, Krillin, and Bulma hide in a cave when they sense the energy of Frieza, Zarbon, and Dodoria. Yajirobe brings Goku Senzu beans and Goku takes the spaceship that Dr. Brief built so he can get to Namek.
 
11 Oct. 1997
The Nameks Versus Frieza
As Goku trains on his ship, Gohan and Krillin watch as Frieza and his henchmen Zarbon and Dodoria, interrogate a group of Namekians about their Dragon Ball, and another group of Namekian Warriors show up to stand against them.
 
11 Oct. 1997
Escape from Dodoria
After Dodoria easily defeats the three Namekian warriors, Moori is forced to hand over the Dragon Ball. And when Dodoria begins to execute the remaining Namekians, Gohan intervenes. Meanwhile, Goku continues to train on his ship.
 
18 Oct. 1997
Secrets Revealed
Gohan, Krillin, and Dende escape from Dodoria; Dr. Brief tells his daughter Bulma that Goku is on his way; Vegeta confronts Dodoria and learns the truth behind the destruction of his home planet.
 
18 Oct. 1997
A Collision Course
Dr. Brief warns Goku that the side of his ship is cracked, and it is heading straight toward a star. With the help of Kaio-ken he manages to propel himself back on course. Meanwhile back on Namek, Vegeta brutally massacres an entire Namek village and takes a Dragon Ball, while Dende tells Gohan and Krillin of Namek's origins,
 
25 Oct. 1997
Stay Away from Frieza
King Kai warns Goku to stay away from Frieza. Piccolo, Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu must make King Kai laugh before he will train them. Gohan, Krillin and Dende hide from Vegeta; Vegeta locates and challenges Frieza's elite henchman, Zarbon.
 
25 Oct. 1997
Zarbon Transformed
Zarbon reveals his ferocious transformation to Vegeta; Krillin and Dende continue their journey to the eldest Namek; Goku trains under 50 times normal gravity; Tien, Yamcha, and Chiaotzu attempt to catch Bubbles as Piccolo meditates.
 
1 Nov. 1997
The Eldest Namek
The Eldest Namek, Guru, unlocks Krillin's hidden potential. Zarbon reports to Frieza and is told to retrieve Vegeta's battered body for interrogation. Gohan goes after the Dragon Ball that had been hidden by Vegeta.
 
1 Nov. 1997
Get Vegeta!
Goku continues his journey as Piccolo, Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu continue their training with King Kai. Vegeta is revived for interrogation but manages to escape with Frieza's Dragon Balls; Zarbon is sent to retrieve Vegeta.
 
8 Nov. 1997
Vegeta Revived
Vegeta is revived and manages to steal Frieza's Dragon Balls. Zarbon is sent to capture Vegeta and retrieve the Dragon Balls. Piccolo spars with Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu.
 
8 Nov. 1997
A Heavy Burden
Goku, still in the magnetic storm, attempts to save himself before he is crushed by the gravity; Vegeta and Zarbon fight a rematch as Krillin and Bulma watch in fear; Gohan flies back with the Dragon Ball he located.
 
15 Nov. 1997
Immortality Denied
Due to his increased strength, Vegeta is able to defeat Zarbon and takes the Dragon Ball from Krillin; the Ginyu Force is launched; Goku continues training at 100 times normal gravity; Gohan has a run-in with Vegeta.
 
31 Jan. 1998
Big Trouble for Bulma
Vegeta ponders how to obtain the last Dragon Ball; Krillin and Gohan fly toward Guru; Bulma tries to retrieve a Dragon Ball which she loses in a lake; Goku fires Kamehameha waves at himself to build his resistance.
 
7 Feb. 1998
Scramble for the Dragon Balls!
Bulma tricks the soldiers who captured her and is able to reclaim the Dragon Balls; Goku trains using Kaio-Ken in 100 times normal gravity; Krillin and Gohan continue their way to Guru; Frieza gets a report the Ginyu Force is on its way.
 
7 Feb. 1998
Arrival of the Ginyu Force
Guru releases Gohan's potential and after sensing the Ginyu Force, Vegeta forges an alliance with Gohan and Krillin. Meanwhile, Goku finishes his training and prepares for his arrival on Namek.
 
14 Feb. 1998
Elite Fighters of the Universe... The Ginyu Force
Frieza orders the Ginyu Force to capture Vegeta, reclaim the Dragon Balls, and eliminate Gohan and Krillin; Goku prepares as his ship is on its approach for Namek; Vegeta, Krillin, and Gohan are confronted by the Ginyu Force.
 
14 Feb. 1998
Time Tricks and Body Binds
Krillin and Gohan attempt to survive against Guldo's psychic abilities and find themselves incapacitated until Vegeta intervenes; Piccolo senses that Gohan is in danger.
 
18 May 1998
No Refuge from Recoome
The battle with Guldo may be over, but the real nightmare is just beginning! Recoome, the most massive member of the Ginyu Force, is ready to fight, and even the mighty Vegeta's attacks have no effect on this monstrous foe!
 
23 May 1998
Enter Goku
Gohan struggles against Recoome; Chi-Chi worries about Gohan; Captain Ginyu delivers the Dragon Balls to Frieza, but they learn they need a password for the activation of the balls; Goku finally arrives on Namek.
 
23 May 1998
Goku... Super Saiyan?
After Goku revives Gohan, Krillin, and Vegeta with Senzu beans and gets updated on the situation, he topples Recoome with a single blow, stunning Jeice and Burter; Dr. Briefs and Chi-Chi contact Bulma.
 

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