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Long ago in the mountains, a fighting master known as Gohan discovered a strange boy whom he named Goku. Gohan raised him and trained Goku in martial arts until he died. The young and very strong boy was on his own, but easily managed. Then one day, Goku met a teenage girl named Bulma, whose search for the dragon balls brought her to Goku's home. Together, they set off to find all seven dragon balls in an adventure that would change Goku's life forever. See how Goku met his life long friends Bulma, Yamcha, Krillin, Master Roshi and more. And see his adventures as a boy, all leading up to Dragonball Z and later Dragonball GT.Dragon Ball featuring Masako Nozawa and Mayumi Tanaka has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on Yahoo TV, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's an action & adventure and animation show with 248 episodes over 9 seasons. Dragon Ball is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (40,211 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Secret of the Dragon Balls

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Feb 25, 1986
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Secret of the Dragon Balls Feb 25, 1986 Goku, an orphan living in the mountains, is out fishing when he meets Bulma, a young girl searching for the seven Dragon Balls, which, when gathered together, grant a wish. Goku's grandpa gave him the four-star Dragon Ball before he died. Needing this ball for her collection, already possessing two balls, Bulma decides to let Goku join her search. They take off on a motorcycle, but Bulma is suddenly grabbed by a giant flying dinosaur. Goku hits the monster with his power pole and rescues Bulma.

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Season 01, Episode 02 The Emperor's Quest

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Mar 4, 1986
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The Emperor's Quest Mar 4, 1986 Goku and Bulma set up a shelter to sleep in. At night, Goku goes out looking for some food. He sees a ship fly overhead, and, thinking that it's a bird, goes running after it. The ship belongs to Mai and Shu, who are servants of Emperor Pilaf. The Emperor is also looking for the Dragon Balls. Goku saves them from wolves, and heads back. In the morning,he finds a giant turtle who is looking for the sea. Goku volunteers to take him there, so he picks up the turtle on his back and begins running, with Bulma following on her motorcycle.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Nimbus Cloud of Roshi

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Mar 11, 1986
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The Nimbus Cloud of Roshi Mar 11, 1986 On their way to the sea, Goku and Bulma run into a Bear Thief that tries to eat the turtle. Goku makes short work of him, and they continue on their way. When they arrive at the shore, the turtle tells them to wait for him. When he comes back, a man is riding on his back. The man is Master Roshi, and as a reward for helping his turtle, he gives Goku his flying Nimbus Cloud. Roshi himself can't ride the cloud, because only good and pure people can. Bulma can't ride it either, but Goku can. Roshi also gives Bulma the three-star Dragon Ball, not knowing what it is. When Master Roshi returns to his island, he finds Emperor Pilaf and his two henchmen searching his house for the Dragon Ball. After he tells them that he gave it away, the three leave his island.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Oolong the Terrible

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Mar 18, 1986
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Oolong the Terrible Mar 18, 1986 The dragon radar leads Goku and Bulma into a remote village. They find that the village is being terrorized by a shapeshifter named Oolong. An old woman in this village has the six-star Dragon Ball, and she agrees to give it to them if they drive Oolong away from their village. Oolong wants to marry a girl in the village, so Goku dresses up like her to trick Oolong. When Oolong discovers this, he gets very angry. To protect his identity, he reverts back into his original state after he transformed and runs away from the village. Goku follows, and eventually catches him. With the village saved, the old woman gives them the six-star ball.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Yamcha the Desert Bandit

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Mar 25, 1986
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Yamcha the Desert Bandit Mar 25, 1986 Bulma and Goku continue their quest for the Dragon Balls with Oolong (Bulma brought him along thinking his shape-shifting abilities might come in handy). But the next Dragon Ball lies beyond the Diablo Desert. Oolong is terrified, for he knows that the Diablo Desert is home to Yamcha, a fearsome bandit who possesses the awesome power of the Wolf's Fang Fist. Can our friends make it through the desert to their destination?

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Season 01, Episode 06 Keep an Eye on the Dragon Balls

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Apr 1, 1986
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Keep an Eye on the Dragon Balls Apr 1, 1986 While Bulma, Goku and Oolong recover from the ordeal of acquiring five Dragon Balls, Yamcha and Puar try to steal them out from under their noses so that Yamcha can obtain his own grandiose goal. But they're not the only ones after the Dragon Balls! Oolong wouldn't mind having the Dragon Balls, and Emperor Pilaf's henchmen are closing in as well.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Ox-King on Fire Mountain

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Apr 8, 1986
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The Ox-King on Fire Mountain Apr 8, 1986 The search for the sixth Dragon Ball leads the Dragon Ball Team to Fire Mountain, home of the dreaded Ox-King. They arrive at the base of the mountain, but the scorching Eternal Flames prevent them from reaching the castle at the summit and the Dragon Ball within. To make matters worse, Ox-King appears to ward off the intruders. Will our heroes be able to capture the sixth Dragon Ball?

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 The Roaming Lake

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Sep 10, 1986
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The Roaming Lake Sep 10, 1986 Master Roshi tells Goku and Krillin to take a break from training for now, but Krillin still decides to go live with him. Goku sets off on his search for the four-star Dragon Ball. Meanwhile, Nam has arrived at his village with the water, but it is still not enough. The river has run dry, so Nam heads upstream to find the source of the disturbance. He is attacked by a dinosaur, but luckily Goku is swimming in a nearby lake and comes to rescue him. He and Nam continue upstream and find that a dam has been built. The monsters that live there refuse to tear it down. Their leader, Giran, recognizes Goku from the tournament. He says that he would tear it down, but it's too strong for them to break. Goku fires a Kamehameha wave at it, which is enough to destroy the dam. With the river replenished, everything seems okay, but a sandstorm suddenly kicks up and dries up the river again. Goku notices the lake he was swimming in before. This is the Roaming Lake, and it came to help the village.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Pilaf and The Mystery Force

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Sep 17, 1986
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Pilaf and The Mystery Force Sep 17, 1986 Goku stops at a lake for a swim. When he gets out, he finds that the dragon radar has been stolen. He picks up on the thief's scent and follows it to its source. The thief tells him that he sold the radar to an antique salesman in a nearby town. Goku locates the shop and finds his dragon radar there. He picks up a signal coming from the shop, so he turns around and sees Emperor Pilaf and Mai holding the four-star ball, having just bought it from this store. They are able to escape on their ship, but Goku follows them on the Nimbus Cloud. Back at the antique store, a mysterious military force has arrived looking for a Dragon Ball. The salesman gives them a four-star ball, but they recognize it as a fake. Pilaf's four-star ball was also a fake, but Goku doesn't yet know. The signal he picked up on was the six-star ball in a nest above the shop. A bird then flies away with the ball in its talons.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Wedding Plans

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Sep 24, 1986
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Wedding Plans Sep 24, 1986 Emperor Pilaf gives Goku the fake four-star ball, but Goku accidentally breaks it. The bird that had the six-star ball got eaten by a larger bird, and that bird got captured by the Ox King. Chi Chi thinks Goku is coming, and since she wants to marry him, the Ox King roasts the bird for a wedding feast. Emperor Pilaf's radar picks up the signal coming from Ox King's village, so Shu dresses up like Goku to get close enough to steal the ball. Goku follows his radar's signal and finds Chi Chi in a field picking flowers for the wedding. Back at the feast, suddenly the mysterious military force, the Red Ribbon Army, attacks the village, having followed the six-star ball's signal as well. Ox King tries to fight back, but gets captured. Pilaf snatches the Dragon Ball from inside the bird and takes off in his ship. Goku and Chi Chi notice smoke coming from the village, so they go to check it out.

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Season 02, Episode 04 The Flying Fortress – Vanished!

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Oct 1, 1986
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The Flying Fortress – Vanished! Oct 1, 1986 Goku and Chi Chi arrive at the village in time to rescue the Ox King. After a quick meal, Goku follows the signal on the dragon radar again. Emperor Pilaf's flying fortress shoots down the jets of the Red Ribbon Army and escapes. Both the Red Ribbon Army and Goku follow their signals to a remote point in the middle of the desert. Goku, searching on foot, is suddenly attacked by automatic guns rising from the sand. Colonel Silver notices this and realizes Pilaf is hiding in an underground base. Pilaf, Mai, and Shu all try to escape on the flying fortress. Goku follows them and clings to the wall of the ship. The Red Ribbon Army is waiting for them, and they destroy the fortress. Pilaf, Mai, and Shu parachute down and are forced to hand over the six-star ball.

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Legend of a Dragon

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Oct 8, 1986
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The Legend of a Dragon Oct 8, 1986 Goku calls the Nimbus Cloud to save him just before the flying fortress explodes. Then he heads off towards the nearest signal on the dragon radar. Back at Kame House, Master Roshi tells Krillin and Launch the legend of the Dragon Balls. Long ago, the seven balls were one, but evil forces tried to steal it. The ball split itself into seven useless parts, but when combined, they summon the eternal dragon who will grant one wish. Goku follows the radar to a forest where he finds the Red Ribbon Army also in search of the ball. The army is burning down the forest, so Goku tries to stop them. Suddenly, a monkey runs by holding the five-star ball. Colonel Silver shoots at it, causing the monkey to fly over the edge of a cliff. Goku grabs it, but the monkey drops the ball into a river.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Cruel General Red

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Oct 15, 1986
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Cruel General Red Oct 15, 1986 While the Red Ribbon Army is searching the river for the five-star ball, Goku follows the dragon radar downstream and finds it. Before he can escape, Colonel Silver destroys the flying Nimbus. Angry, Goku easily defeats him. He finds some dyno caps in a nearby building and throws them. One is a robot, and the other is a plane. The robot flies the plane for Goku as he follows the nearest signal on the dragon radar. Goku instructs the robot to land the plane, but the robot's circuits freeze up in the extreme cold, so the plane crashes. Goku, frozen solid, is dragged away by a mysterious young girl.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Cold Reception

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Oct 22, 1986
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Cold Reception Oct 22, 1986 The girl called Snow, takes Goku back to her house to recover. She and her mother explain that the Red Ribbon Army has taken their village chief hostage and are forcing the men to help them look for the Dragon Ball. The chief is being held in a fortress called Muscle Tower. Two soldiers break in, just as Goku is in the bathroom but Goku beats them. Snow gives Goku warm clothes to wear outside. Goku arrives at Muscle Tower and makes short work of the guards waiting outside. He uses his power pole to vault up onto the first level.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Escape From Pirate Cave

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Mar 11, 1987
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Escape From Pirate Cave Mar 11, 1987 Goku makes it to the getaway submarine in the nick of time still carrying the mouse in his mouth. As the trio escape, rocks collapse and hit the sub and it soon runs out of fuel. Goku manages to launch the sub to the surface with a Kamehameha Wave. Bulma has managed to take one diamond with her. General Blue also reaches the surface. In the Blue Sector HQ Goku fiddles with the radio. As the trio make their way to Master Roshi's, General Blue follows. As Roshi gets the diamond, he is forced to hand it to aggressive Launch who makes off with it. General Blue lands on the island preparing for revenge.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Penguin Village

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Mar 18, 1987
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Penguin Village Mar 18, 1987 General Blue binds the occupants of the Kame house with rope he powered with pyschic waves. General Blue then steals the dragon balls and sets a 5 minute bomb. Gentle Launch makes it in time to release Goku and Goku throws out the bomb. Goku then chases General Blue. As Goku and General Blue speed up to max, they both fly across a strange island. A speedy girl with a couple of sprites watch in awe. General Blue causes Goku to fall but crashes his jet into a mountain.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Strange Visitor

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Mar 25, 1987
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Strange Visitor Mar 25, 1987 The girl introduces herself as Arale and the sprites are Gachem 1 & 2. Blue flees before Goku can find him. Arale and Gachem 1 & 2 catch up with Goku and are able to ride on the Nimbus with him. Blue meets Showerman and commandeers his car. Goku meets a lady called Akuma and a policeman called Toro both incapable of riding the Nimbus. The mention of the RR Army terrifies Toro. Blue meets someone who resembles his little brother and attacks Toro and his partners. As Goku tries to find the General, Arale bumps into Blue and she and Gachem 1 & 2 try to socialise with him, to Blue's horror. Goku fails to find Blue and can't get the dragon radar to work. Arale takes Goku to a doctor to get it fixed.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Arale vs. Blue

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Apr 8, 1987
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Arale vs. Blue Apr 8, 1987 Senbei attempts to fix the dragon radar while Officer Toro stumbles in the coffee shop. Baby Turbo manages to help Senbei fix the radar. Blue arrives and waits for his chance to steal the plane by the family's house. Blue tries to avoid detection from Goku's fixed radar. The police at the station are getting trigger happy. Goku finds Blue by surprise and Blue threatens Arale with a knife in front of the family. Blue stuns Goku and swipes his radar. Before Blue can kill Goku, Arale jumps in and chases him through Penguin village. Meanwhile a small fight occurs between the police and a couple of aliens, mistakenly taken for the Red Ribbon Army. Turbo offers to make a new radar for the one Goku lost. Blue is shown making contact with Red from a desolated area.

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Land of Korin

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Apr 15, 1987
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The Land of Korin Apr 15, 1987 In the Land of Korin, Captain Yellow is looking for another dragonball. They find the ball in the crater of a volcano. Near a massive tower that reaches the sky Bora and his son Upa are fishing. As Captain Yellow's men retrieve the dragonball, the volcano erupts. Bora gets hold of the dragonball. As Yellow and his men land, Bora demands they leave. When they see him carrying the dragonball they attack him but Bora resists. Bora kills a grenadier who comes from behind him and beats down Yellow's men. Yellow kidnaps Upa to blackmail Bora. Goku arrives in time to defeat Yellow and save Upa (who is able to ride the Nimbus). The dragonball Bora has is the very one Goku was looking for. Meanwhile the guards of the RR base hardly recognize General Blue on his arrival. Commander Red has summoned the infamous Mercenary Tao.

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Season 03, Episode 06 The Notorious Mercenary

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Apr 22, 1987
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The Notorious Mercenary Apr 22, 1987 General Blue enters the RR base and Commander Red is making a pretty expensive deal Mercenary Tao. Despite procuring the dragon radar, Red is displeased with Blue and offers him the a second chance if he can defeat Mercenary Tao. Meanwhile Bora tells Goku the legend of the Korin Tower. General Blue thinks Mercenary Tao is a joke. Tao is very quick in both dodging and attacking, and even proves to be immune to Blue's paralysis technique. Using only the tip of his tongue, Tao kills Blue. After being briefed of his target, Tao travels on a flying pillar to Korin's Land. As Goku, Bora and Upa are enjoying themselves, Tao storms in and Bora fights him. Bora is killed by Tao, leaving Upa in grief and Goku in anger.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Tao Attacks!

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Apr 29, 1987
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Tao Attacks! Apr 29, 1987 Goku fights Tao. Despite his best attacks, Goku takes a severe beating from Tao. A Kamehameha Wave has no effect on Tao, but it sears his outfit. Angered, Tao fires a lethal beam (Dodon Wave) from his finger on Goku. Tao takes the dragonballs and taunts Upa before making his leave. Tao heads to a town to get a new outfit,while Red tells him that he is one dragonball short. Upa has buried his father and is about to bury Goku when an RR pilot lands. As the pilot tries to take the dragonball Goku kept, Goku beats him and blasts his jet. Apparently Goku's grandfather's dragonball blocked the Dodon Wave. Not knowing what to do next, Upa suggests that Goku tries to climb the Korin Tower. Goku makes a good start, while Tao waits for his outfit to be tailored to Red's frustration. The tower is indeed a lot higher than Goku thought and he nearly falls off but continues his long journey without giving up.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Enter King Piccolo

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Feb 24, 1988
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Enter King Piccolo Feb 24, 1988 Krillin is dead! As Goku sets out on a quest for revenge, his friends attempt to learn the identity of Krllin's killer. All clues lead to Master Roshi's past an evil, that could destroy the world!

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Season 04, Episode 02 Tambourine Attacks!

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Mar 2, 1988
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Tambourine Attacks! Mar 2, 1988 Goku catches up with the killer. The killer is a demon named Tambourine and gladly tells Goku about how he kills Krillin for the dragonball and lists of the martial arts society. Tambourine beats up Goku by blasting a beam at the flying nimbus causing Goku to fall into the woods. Tambourine beats the crud out of Goku and continues going back to King Piccolo thinking he is dead. Meanwhile back at the martial arts tournament the gang decides to go back to Kami Island with Krillin`s dead body. Tambourine gets back to King Piccolo. Piccolo tells Tambourine to post the martial arts society pictures on the wall. Piccolo commands Tambourine to go and kill the entire martial arts society to make sure no one can use the evil containment wave and trap King Piccolo in the electric jar again. Tambourine goes and kills King Chapa and Pamfoot.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Mark of the Demon

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Mar 9, 1988
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Mark of the Demon Mar 9, 1988 Tambourine continues his killing rampage by killing Bacterian and Manwolf. Back at the Kame house Master Roshie and the gang think of a plan to defeat King Piccolo using the Daragonballs and to make a freezing capsule to perserve Krilllin`s body for another year. King Piccolo creates another demon called Cymbal to get the dragonballs. Goku wakes up trying to find food. He finds a fish cooking above a fire and decides to eat it. A boulder is thrown at him. Goku dodges the boulder and threatens the stranger to come out. The stranger comes out claiming that Goku stole his fish.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Here Comes Yajirobe

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Mar 16, 1988
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Here Comes Yajirobe Mar 16, 1988 The stranger tells Goku that he stole his Breakfast. Goku says that can he prove it was his fish. The stranger tells Goku that he was cooking that fish. Goku sees that the stranger has a dragonball hanging on his neck as a bracelet. Goku then thinks that he works with Tambourine and they start fighting him. After they are done fighting Goku asks the stranger`s name. The stranger says his name is Yajirobe and Goku tells his own name. Goku asks where Yajirobe got the dragonball. Yajirobe says that he found it 3 years ago in the jungle. Goku realizes that the whole fight was a misunderstanding. Then Cymbal comes asking for the dragonball. Goku realizes that Cymbal works with Tambourine. Yajirobe doesn`t give up his dragonball and fights him. Right when Cymbal was going to use his killer attack Yajirobe grabs his sword and cuts Cymbal in half. King Piccolo finds out about Cymbal`s death telepathically linked and starts to have a killer headache.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Terrible Tambourine

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Mar 23, 1988
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Terrible Tambourine Mar 23, 1988 Tambourine continues his seek-and-slaughter campaign of Martial Artists as he sets his sight on victim number eight! Yamcha! Master Roshi takes Tien and Chiaotzu on a cross-country race for the Dragon Balls. As they try to stay ahead of the competition, King Piccolo and his dastardly horde. Meanwhile Goku attempts to persuade mountain-boy Yajirobe to hand over his Dragon Ball to help save Krillin!

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Season 04, Episode 06 Tien's Atonement

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Apr 6, 1988
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Tien's Atonement Apr 6, 1988 Tambourine closes in on Goku and Yajirobe as the two warriors enrage in a cross-country chase for each other. Meanwhile to obtain a Dragon Ball, Tien Shinhan must first atone for the brutality of his past.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Goku's Revenge

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Apr 13, 1988
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Goku's Revenge Apr 13, 1988 Tambourine arrives to exact revenge on the murderer of his 'brother' Cymbal. Goku tells Yajirobe that it is his turn to fight, and Yajirobe consents, as long as he can eat the monster. Tambourine laughs and can't believe that Goku wants to challenge him again. Goku says that he'll win this time because he is full and not hungry. Goku then beats the living tar out of Tambourine. Tambourine appears dead, but gets up and fires an energy ball at Goku. It appears to have incinerated Goku, but Goku was too fast for it. Tambourine tries to fly away, but Goku uses his power pole to propel himself upwards and powers up a Kamehameha. He then incinerates Tambourine. King Piccolo feels Tambourine's death through his mental link and goes to avenge his death himself. The episode ends as Pilaf's airship appears in the skies above Goku and Yajirobe.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Lost and Found

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Aug 17, 1988
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Lost and Found Aug 17, 1988 With Piccolo's reign of terror at an end, Goku has time to mend his wounds. As he heals he learns that there may be a way to revive his lost friends - a face to face meeting with the creator of the Dragonballs! The only problem is that the only way to get to the mysterious Kami is by using his Power Pole, and it's gone missing!

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Season 05, Episode 02 Temple Above the Clouds

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Aug 24, 1988
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Temple Above the Clouds Aug 24, 1988 Goku finds his lost Power Pole and uses it to climb to Kami's temple in the sky. The only problem is that when he arrives he must face off against Kami's assistant Mr. Popo in a test of strength. Does Goku have what it takes to pass this test and earn a meeting with the mysterious Kami?

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Season 05, Episode 03 Earth's Guardian Emerges

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Aug 31, 1988
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Earth's Guardian Emerges Aug 31, 1988 Goku cannot defeat Mr. Popo, and thus, cannot see Kami! Goku decides to be trained by Popo. Kami eventually does reveal himself, and Goku is shocked to see he looks just like Piccolo(the logic!)! Kami tells Goku of how he split his good self from his bad in order to take the throne of Kami-sama, but because of it, Piccolo was created. Kami tells Goku that he can't bring the dead back to life... but Shenron can. He will be able to bring Shenron back to life to restore everyone.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Eternal Dragon Resurrected

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Sep 14, 1988
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Eternal Dragon Resurrected Sep 14, 1988 After Goku mistakes Kami for the villainous Piccolo it is time for the young warrior to begin his grueling three year training for the next World Martial Arts Tournament. In exchange for Goku's promise Kami agrees to revive the Eternal Dragon!

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Season 05, Episode 05 Quicker Than Lightning

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Sep 21, 1988
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Quicker Than Lightning Sep 21, 1988 Goku's first task under his new teacher is a death-defying mission to the top of Mount Rumble to fetch the legendary Sacred Crown. But the mystical artifact has a deadly secret! Goku will have to be quicker than lightning to accomplish this task alive!

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Season 05, Episode 06 Secret of the Woods

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Sep 28, 1988
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Secret of the Woods Sep 28, 1988 Continuing his training, Goku follows Popo's instruction and enters the deep, dark woods. While searching for a worthy sparring partner, Goku stumbles across a surprising discovery hidden deep within the secluded labyrinth and finds help a most unexpected way!

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Season 05, Episode 07 The Time Room

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Oct 12, 1988
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The Time Room Oct 12, 1988 Goku journeys through time, where he meets a young Master Roshi! But Roshi has a problem of his own his arch rival, Shen! While the two rivals battle for the affections of the same girl, Goku attempts a new power with the help of Master Mutaito.

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Season 6

Season 06, Episode 01 The Last Dragon Ball

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Jul 1, 1987
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The Last Dragon Ball Jul 1, 1987 Staff Officer Black is on the attack, and his sights are set on one target: Goku! This is it, the ultimate showdown between good and evil comes to its thrilling conclusion! Plus, don't miss the debut of Master Roshi, with hair!

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Season 06, Episode 02 Who is Fortuneteller Baba?

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Jul 8, 1987
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Who is Fortuneteller Baba? Jul 8, 1987 Where in the world is the last Dragon Ball? Goku and his friends don't have a clue, until Master Roshi sends them on a quest to find the mysterious Fortuneteller Baba. She possesses the power to uncover lost things. But will she lead our heroes on a path of discovery or destruction?

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Season 06, Episode 03 We are the Five Warriors

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Jul 15, 1987
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We are the Five Warriors Jul 15, 1987 The battle begins! Goku and friends vs. Fortuneteller Baba's fiendish minions. The prize: the location of the last Dragon Ball. First up: Krillin, who must face-off against a warrior with real bite!

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Season 06, Episode 04 Deadly Battle

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Jul 22, 1987
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Deadly Battle Jul 22, 1987 How do you fight something you can't see? That's the problem Yamcha must face as he continues his battle against an invisible man! To help his teammate, Krillin concocts a outlandish plan that you'll have to see to believe!

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Season 06, Episode 05 Goku's Turn

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Jul 29, 1987
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Goku's Turn Jul 29, 1987 Goku and his friends have won two of their five matches against Fortuneteller Baba's ghoulish gladiators. But nothing can prepare them for what they must face next. Shrouded in smoke and secrecy, Baba unleashes a threat that will test the heroes' skills and bring them to the brink of destruction, the third fighter!

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Season 06, Episode 06 The Devilmite Beam

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Aug 5, 1987
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The Devilmite Beam Aug 5, 1987 Goku has a major problem to unravel, how to beat a 5,000 year old mummy that has never been beaten? Goku will need all of his strength and cunning if he hopes to win this fight. But this is only the third of Baba's fighters! Goku still has two more opponents to face, if he can survive this one, that is!

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Season 06, Episode 07 The Mysterious Fifth Man

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Aug 12, 1987
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The Mysterious Fifth Man Aug 12, 1987 The battle for the last Dragon Ball continues! Now Goku must contend with the fourth fighter and his deadly Devilmite Beam, a heart-stopping power that no opponent has ever withstood. Master Roshi and the others can only watch in horror as the young hero confronts this new danger. Can Goku survive?

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Season 7

Season 07, Episode 01 Rivals and Arrivals

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Oct 21, 1987
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Rivals and Arrivals Oct 21, 1987 Krillin, Yamcha and the others arrive at Papaya Island and check-in. While they wait for Goku to arrive–who is having troubles of his own, even if they are minor (for his standards) –the Crane Hermit and his two students, the same two who were swindling villages with Inoshikacho, turn up. Once they check-in, Master Roshi says that he and Master Shen, the Crane Hermit, used to be friends. Just as the registration period is about to end, Goku shows up. He and the others go out for a meal, and Master Roshi promises the restaurant owner he will pay him with the prize money from the tournament. That night, Krillin and Yamcha go out for a run and come across many of the other contestants training. The next morning, Goku, Krillin and Yamcha head towards the preliminary round arena. Master Roshi disappears, and Jackie Chun arrives.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Preliminary Peril

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Oct 28, 1987
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Preliminary Peril Oct 28, 1987 Goku, Krillin, Yamcha and Jackie Chun all get drawn into separate eighths of the bracket, so they won't meet each other until the finals. Yamcha easily defeats his first opponent. Krillin pretends to struggle with his opponent, but is easily victorious. Master Shen's two students, Tien Shinhan, who has three eyes, and Chiaotzu, approach Yamcha, Krillin and Goku to tell them how weak they are. Chiaotzu also calls Krillin a "midget". With tensions running high, Yamcha and Tien square off to fight, but Jackie Chun steps in and reminds them that fighting now would disqualify them. Later, Tien quickly wins his first match. The time has come for Goku's match, but unfortunately he is up against King Choppa. The last time King Choppa entered the tournament, he won without even getting hit.

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Season 07, Episode 03 Then There Were Eight

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Nov 4, 1987
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Then There Were Eight Nov 4, 1987 From the start, it is clear that Goku is much faster and stronger than King Choppa. He jumps in the air, and on his way down, he blows at the ground to slow himself down and throw off King Choppa's timing. He then delivers the final blow. Jackie Chun then enters his fight, and although he is completely distracted with thoughts of Goku's new strength, he defeats his opponent in three blows. The preliminary rounds continue until the first intermission. During the meal, Yamcha and Tien nearly get in a fight, but once again, Jackie Chun stops them. Nam comes up to Goku to greet him. He is fighting in the tournament again, but this time it is only for fun, since his village is in no need of water anymore. Later, in the last match before the finals, Nam is nearly killed by Tien. Goku, Krillin, Yamcha and Jackie Chun all advance to the final round.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Yamcha vs. Tien

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Nov 11, 1987
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Yamcha vs. Tien Nov 11, 1987 The finalists prepare to draw their numbers for the championship round. Chiaotzu uses his powers to rig the seeding. The first match is Yamcha against Tien, the second match is Jackie Chun against Man Wolf, the third is Krillin against Chiaotzu, and the fourth is Goku against Pomput. After a quick meal for Goku, the finals begin. Yamcha and Tien start fighting, and the two of them seem evenly matched. They each are surprised with the other's strength. During a lull in the action, Yamcha says that he is going to use his new technique: Wolf Fang Blowing Wind.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Yamcha's Big Break

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Nov 18, 1987
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Yamcha's Big Break Nov 18, 1987 Yamcha uses his Wolf Fang Blowing Wind technique, but it has no effect. He lands dozens of punches on Tien, but they too, don't seem to work. To everyone's surprise, Yamcha fires a Kamehameha Wave, but Tien deflects it back at him. Yamcha jumps up to avoid it, but Tien is there and kicks him to the ground. Tien comes down hard on Yamcha's leg, breaking it. Once Tien is declared the winner, Puar rushes in and transforms into a flying carpet to transport Yamcha to the hospital. Everyone heads back to the hotel to await tomorrow's match: Jackie Chun vs. Man Wolf.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Full-Moon Vengeance

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Nov 25, 1987
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Full-Moon Vengeance Nov 25, 1987 Man Wolf has been waiting three years for the opportunity to fight Jackie Chun. He is angry with Jackie because he destroyed the moon, preventing him from changing back into a human. Man Wolf tries to hit Jackie as hard as he can, but Jackie dodges with no effort. Man Wolf pulls a knife on Jackie Chun, thereby disqualifying himself, but Jackie easily stops Man Wolf from hurting him. He paralyzes Man Wolf with a special technique, then brings Krillin out into the ring. He hypnotizes Man Wolf into thinking that Krillin's bald, shiny head is the moon. Man Wolf changes back into a human. He thanks Jackie Chun and leaves the tournament.

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Season 07, Episode 07 The Dodon Wave

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Dec 2, 1987
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The Dodon Wave Dec 2, 1987 Krillin and Chiaotzu begin to fight. Chiaotzu reveals that he has the ability to fly. Before Krillin can lay a hand on him, he floats up above the ring. He starts firing Dodon rays at Krillin, who is forced to run wildly around the ring to avoid them. Goku realizes that the Dodon ray is the same technique that was used by Mercenary Tao. Tien overhears Goku talking about the Dodon ray, so Goku tells him that Tao used it right before he killed him. Tien is shocked to hear this because Tao was one of the strongest men he ever knew. Jackie Chun tells Goku that Tao was Master Shen's brother. Tien tells Shen about Tao, causing Shen to become even angrier at Master Roshi's students. Meanwhile, Krillin tries to knock Chiaotzu out of the air, but fails. He decides to try the Kamehameha wave, even though he's never used it. Jackie Chun tries to tell Krillin that he's not ready to use it yet.

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Season 8

Season 08, Episode 01 Enter King Piccolo

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Feb 24, 1988
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Enter King Piccolo Feb 24, 1988 Goku and his friends find Krillin murdered. The referee says it was a monster that also took Goku's Dragon Ball and a list of tournament participants. Goku takes the Dragon Radar and charges off in pursuit of the killer. Judging by a crest on a paper, Roshi knows this to be the work of King Piccolo. Roshi explains how the world suffered his carnage long ago and how he and his master Mutaito trapped him in a jar at the cost of his own life. It turns out Emperor Pilaf released King Piccolo and is assisting him. Having learned from Pilaf about the origin of the dragon balls, Piccolo insist on using them to restore his youth while continuing his plan of world conquest. Meanwhile, Goku catches up with King Piccolo's minion Tambourine.

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Season 08, Episode 02 Tambourine Attacks!

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Mar 2, 1988
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Tambourine Attacks! Mar 2, 1988 Goku engages Tambourine in combat, but Goku is weak from hunger, so Tambourine overpowers him and destroys the Flying Nimbus, leaving Goku for dead. Roshi and the others head to the Kame house. After Tambourine hands King Piccolo the dragon ball and list of fighters, he is sent to kill all the fighters, starting with King Chappa.

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Season 08, Episode 03 Mark of the Demon

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Mar 9, 1988
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Mark of the Demon Mar 9, 1988 While Tambourine kills fighter after fighter around the world (leaving the mark of the demon behind), King Piccolo creates and sends a new warrior called Cymbal to gather the remaining dragon balls. Goku wakes up and tries to look for food. Roshi plans to move from the island to somewhere else once Bulma makes another dragon radar. Goku finds a fish cooking and eats it. When he's finished, he vows for revenge. Suddenly, a mountain man emerges from the thickets mad that Goku ate his fish.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Here Comes Yajirobe

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Mar 16, 1988
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Here Comes Yajirobe Mar 16, 1988 Goku fights with Yajirobe. Yajirobe is a skilled and tough fighter. Roshi finds a safe haven for his friends and sets out with Tien and Chiaotzu to find the dragon balls and stop King Piccolo. Bulma preserves Krillin in a freezing capsule. Goku accuses Yajirobe of assisting Tambourine but Goku learns Yajirobe is not lying and never steals. Cymbal appears eyeing Yajirobe's dragon ball. After a game of rock, paper and scissors, Yajirobe fights Cymbal. Eventually Yajirobe slices Cymbal killing him. At that moment, King Piccolo feels the presence of Cymbal's death.

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Season 08, Episode 05 Terrible Tambourine

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Mar 23, 1988
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Terrible Tambourine Mar 23, 1988 King Piccolo is furious about Cymbal's death. Tambourine next targets Giran. Yamcha is next on Tambourine's hit list. Goku requests for Yajirobe's dragon ball explaining their powers to him. Tambourine finds Yamcha but before he can kill him, King Piccolo telepathically orders him to find Cymbal's killer. Master Roshi procures one of the dragon balls. Goku intends to use the dragon balls to resurrect Krillin.

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Season 08, Episode 06 Tien's Atonement

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Apr 6, 1988
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Tien's Atonement Apr 6, 1988 Master Roshi drives a hard bargain with pirates on a land battleship to get another dragon ball. Yajirobe refuses to hand his dragon ball to Goku. Goku won't leave Yajirobe until Tambourine finds them. They both stop at a river, exhausted from their long run. During their search for another dragon ball in a town, Tien comes across an old rival he previously broke a leg in a fight. Tien tries to ask nicely for the dragon ball, but the man refuses. Several soldiers storm the house thinking Tien is the killer of the martial arts fighters, but Master Roshi convinces them they're mistaken. The man forgives Tien and offers to give the dragon ball. Tambourine finds Yajirobe and Goku catches up ready to take his revenge.

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Season 08, Episode 07 Goku's Revenge

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Apr 13, 1988
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Goku's Revenge Apr 13, 1988 As Roshi follows a dragon ball in motion, Goku begins his fight with Tambourine, immediately overwhelming him. Tambourine fires an incinerating beam at Goku, but Goku evades it and kills him with a Kamehameha Wave in midair. Sensing Tambourine's death, King Piccolo decides to deal with Goku himself. Roshi and Tien find a fourth dragon ball in a cave, tangled with crows. King Piccolo decides to wait for all the other dragon balls to be gathered as he gets closer to Goku's location.

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Season 9

Season 09, Episode 01 Lost and Found

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Aug 17, 1988
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Lost and Found Aug 17, 1988 Tien retrieves Goku's power pole as Bulma, Yamcha and sweet Launch scan the place. Yajirobe takes Goku back to Korin's tower. News of King Piccolo's defeat spreads with much celebration. Even as the eternal dragon is dead, Bulma procured all the stones anyway. An old lady spots King Piccolo's egg and she and her husband bring to their house and Piccolo Junior is about to hatch. Korin is shocked to hear that the eternal dragon is dead. Korin knows the creator of the dragon balls, Kami. To get to him Goku searches for the power pole while meeting King Furry. Fortuneteller Baba tells Goku the power pole is at Master Roshi's. Goku gets the power pole and flies back to Korin's tower. Piccolo Junior destroys the couple's house and vows for revenge.

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Season 09, Episode 02 Temple Above the Clouds

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Aug 24, 1988
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Temple Above the Clouds Aug 24, 1988 Goku extends the Power Pole from the top of Korin's Tower to reach the temple above. Once there he must battle Mr. Popo in order to obtain an audience with Kami. The placid Mr. Popo proves to be a lot stronger than he appears. Meanwhile, back on the ground, Kame House gets flooded with reporters looking for Goku after it is discovered that he is the one who defeated King Piccolo.

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Season 09, Episode 03 Earth's Guardian Emerges

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Aug 31, 1988
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Earth's Guardian Emerges Aug 31, 1988 Mr. Popo finally agrees to train Goku after seeing his potential. At the same time, Tien vows to train hard to beat Goku in the next Martial Arts Tournament. Realizing Goku's determination, Kami reveals himself to Goku, who is shocked by his appearance and the story he tells. Kami agrees to revive the Eternal Dragon if Goku will stay and train with Mr. Popo for a while, terms which Goku gladly accepts.

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Season 09, Episode 04 Eternal Dragon Resurrected

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Sep 14, 1988
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Eternal Dragon Resurrected Sep 14, 1988 Kami revives Shenron, the Eternal Dragon. When Goku's friends down on Earth call Shenron, he tells them that Goku is training in Heaven under Kami-sama and will meet them at the next Martial Arts Tournament. They wish for everyone who was killed by Piccolo to be revived. The news that Goku is training under Kami spurs Tien, Yamcha, and Krillin to train hard as well for the competition.

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Season 09, Episode 05 Quicker than Lightning

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Sep 21, 1988
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Quicker than Lightning Sep 21, 1988 Tien, Krillin, and Yamcha continue to train at Kame House. Simultaneously, Kami and Mr. Popo send Goku on a special training mission to fetch a crown. As Goku tries to take the crown from the top of a mountain, he is struck by lightning. Goku meets a young girl who uses her "sixth sense" to find her lost bird. This makes Goku realize how he must acquire the crown: he must be faster than lightning.

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Season 09, Episode 06 Secret of the Woods

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Sep 28, 1988
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Secret of the Woods Sep 28, 1988 Tien, Krillin, and Yamcha ask Master Roshi why he is not teaching them anymore and he explains to them that he has nothing more to teach and that they should seek training on their own. Mr. Popo sends Goku to a forest in search of someone who can train his mind. Goku meets a large family that lives in a cabin and the grandfather of the family, a simple fisherman, turns out to be able to teach Goku more than he expected.

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Season 09, Episode 07 The Time Room

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Oct 12, 1988
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The Time Room Oct 12, 1988 Mr. Popo sends Goku back in time to train more. In the past he meets the young Master Roshi and his rival, the young Crane Hermit. Goku learns from their master Mutaito how to harness his spirit energy. During an incident where the Crane Hermit steals Roshi's love interest, Goku gets angry and manages to use his spirit energy successfully. Back in the present, Tien contemplates visiting Korin's Tower in order to train as Goku once had.

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