Spike and Jet pursue an outlaw who is smuggling a reflex-enhancing drug.

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Kôichi Yamadera ...
Spike Spiegel (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Jet Black (voice)
Rintarou Nishi ...
Asimov Solenson (voice) (as Taro Nishi)
Yurika Hino ...
Katrina Solenson (voice)
Takehiro Koyama ...
Laughing Bull (voice)
Jin Hirao ...
Antonio (voice)
Toshihiko Nakajima ...
Carlos (voice)
Hiroshi Naka ...
Jobim (voice)
Katsumi Chô ...
Bartender (voice)
Isshin Chiba ...
Gangster A (voice)
Naoki Makishima ...
Gangster B (voice)
Mari Maruta ...
Announcer A (voice)
Yoko Ren ...
Announcer B (voice)
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Spike Spiegel (voice) (as David Lucas)
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Jet Black (voice) (as John Billingslea)
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Fellow bounty hunters and longtime partners Spike Spiegel and Jet Black track down Asimov Solensan and his girlfriend, both of whom are looking for buyers for an illegal drug known as "Red Eye" which Asimov stole from an underground organization. Asimov abuses the drug himself; however, which makes subduing him a difficult task. Written by Anonymous

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2 September 2001 (USA)  »

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JPY 20,000,000 (estimated)
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(26 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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This episode is the first appearance of the three old men Antonio, Carlos, and Jobim, but not the last. They show up from time to time, just happening to be in the same place at the same time as the Bebop crew. See more »

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References Bonnie and Clyde (1967) See more »

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Tank!
Opening theme (episodes 1-25)
Music by Yôko Kanno
Performed by The Seatbelts
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The start of something unforgettable
23 May 2006 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Here's where it begins. The series kicks off with this episode, a wonderfully entertaining piece that shows us Spike and Jet by themselves, doing their thing as bounty hunters in the year 2071. As the series' self-contained episodes go (meaning episodes that are not part of either of the series two plot lines), it's one of the strongest. Spike is pursuing a dealer of a new drug which makes its user faster, stronger, his sight keener, and damn near impossible to beat in a fight. There's also the dealer's girlfriend, apparently very pregnant, assisting him with his crimes Simple, entertaining, a great way to kick off the series.


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