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
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 »
You said "bell peppers and beef." There's no beef in here. So, you wouldn't really call it "bell peppers and beef" now, would you?
Yes I would.
Well, it's not!
It is when you're broke, all right?
What happened to the million woolong reward we got for that last guy?
The repair bill for the cruiser you wrecked... and the one from the shop you trashed... and the medical bill from the cop you injured... KILLED THE DOUGH!
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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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