SEASON THREE

DRAGON BALL Z

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PASSWORD IS PORUNGA

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
With new battle armor, Krillin heads to Guru to get the password as Gohan looks after the Dragon Balls and Vegeta takes a nap. However, Frieza has figured out Nail's stalling strategy and flies back to the ship. Who will be able to make their wish?


PICCOLO'S RETURN

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
Thanks to Dende, the Eternal Dragon, Porunga, has been summoned with the power to grant three wishes. The first two wishes are used to bring Piccolo back to life and to bring him to Namek by Piccolo's own request, thanks to the mediation by King Kai. Unfortunately, Vegeta is awake and rushes toward the others with rage to make his wish. Will he succeed and are any of them prepared for Frieza?


THE FUSION

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Because of a broken heart caused by Frieza's cruelty towards his people, Guru is gone, as well as Porunga and Vegeta's wish. Frieza arrives, furious being denied his wish. As the fight for the Universe has just begun, Piccolo finds Nail, and the wounded warrior makes an unexpected proposal.


FIGHTING POWER 1 MILLION

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
While Vegeta and Frieza verbally battle each other, Frieza reveals a terrible secret: he was the one who destroyed Planet Vegeta, killed Vegeta's father, and wiped out the majority of the Saiyan race. Without allowing Vegeta and the others to recover from this terrible revelation, Frieza reveals another stunning development: his power to transform! Will Vegeta, Gohan and Krillin's combined strength be able to topple Frieza's new stronger form?


GOHAN ATTACKS

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
By transforming into a giant, Frieza has gained more power and shows it off by attacking Krillin. With the brave hero out of commission, Gohan lashes out in rage as he fires a reckless volley of attacks, but can he really beat Frieza?


PICCOLO THE SUPER NAMEK

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
Krillin is healed, thanks to Dende's special powers, and then he distracts Frieza long enough for little Namekian to heal Gohan as Vegeta just stands there in awe. The three warriors fire at Frieza with everything they got, but it seems that they can't win, but an old friend is just moments away.


DEJA VU

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
Piccolo arrives to the battlefield preparing to fight Frieza alone. Everyone thinks he's making his death wish, but Piccolo seems to hold his own and anticipates Frieza's moves, thanks to his fusion with Nail. But will it be enough?


FRIEZA'S SECOND TRANSFORMATION

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
Everyone stands in awe as Piccolo turns the tide of the battle against Frieza, but the tyrant isn't going to give up. He is about to transform again into a far more powerful creature. Will Piccolo be able to handle Frieza's power increase?


ANOTHER TRANSFORMATION?

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
Gohan steps in to battle to save Piccolo by firing an energy blast at Frieza with even more power than before. However, the tyrant manages to barely bounce it back. Instead of finishing them off in his current state, Frieza is about to transform into his final form. Luckily, Vegeta has a plan that might make him into a Super Saiyan. Will his plan work, and will it be enough?


DENDE'S DEMISE

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
In his final form, Frieza takes out Dende right away, so no one could be healed by him. Gohan and the others try their best against the cruel monster, but none of their attacks work. Vegeta steps in, vowing that he has become a Super Saiyan and will beat Frieza, but the powerful tyrant isn't worried.


THE RENEWED GOKU

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
It seems that Vegeta isn't a Super Saiyan, for even the Saiyan Prince can't read Frieza's movements as the heartless fiend tortures Vegeta. As everyone stands there in fear, Goku has finally been recovered, but will he come to his friends in time to stop Frieza?


THE END OF VEGETA

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
Goku has entered the battlefield stronger than ever and prepares to fight Frieza alone. It seems that Goku might become a Super Saiyan, as he easily deflects Frieza's energy attacks. As Vegeta taunts Frieza, the tyrant easily finishes him off with a cruel bout of laughter. With his last breath, Vegeta tells Goku of what Frieza has done to him and his people. Can Goku be able to defeat Frieza, the one person no one else has beaten?


THE ULTIMATE BATTLE

EPISODE 13

STORYLINE
With new understanding of the Saiyans, Goku vows to beat Frieza for his people. Both of these warriors match each other's moves with great speed and strength. Then, Frieza fires at Namek, causing a volcanic eruption. Can Goku survive this?


CLASH OF THE SUPER POWERS

EPISODE 14

STORYLINE
As the fight continues, Goku attacks from underwater upon realizing that Frieza can't sense power levels. As Goku seems to be in control, Frieza uses his mind to use rocks to attack Goku so he can trap him in an energy ball that will explode if it touches anything but Frieza, and it doesn't look good for our hero.


FRIEZA'S BOAST

EPISODE 15

STORYLINE
To prove that he's the strongest of all, Frieza uses his feet and not his hands to beat Goku. It may seem Frieza has the advantage, but Goku proves that the tyrant will have to use his hands. Meanwhile, Bulma finds a frog, unaware that it's Captain Ginyu as he prepares to switch bodies with her.


BOLD AND FEARLESS

EPISODE 16

STORYLINE
To ensure Goku is defeated, Frieza powers up to 50% of his maximum and it seems that not even Goku can handle it. Captain Ginyu finds the other heroes in Bulma's body and prepares to have his revenge. Can the others see through Ginyu's trickery?


EMBODIMENT OF FIRE

EPISODE 17

STORYLINE
Captain Ginyu prepares his revenge by switching with Piccolo, but Gohan is able to throw Bulma (as a frog) in the way to get her body back. Meanwhile, Goku is being beaten up by Frieza with his power increase and even the Kaio-Ken attack doesn't work. But as he is held by the monster's power, he has a vision showing what Frieza could do to Earth. Rocked and inspired by the vision, Goku powers up, but will it be enough?


TRUMP CARD

EPISODE 18

STORYLINE
Goku's 20x Kaio-Ken attack with a Kamehameha doesn't work against Frieza, as the tyrant tries to destroy him once and for all. Suddenly, Vegeta telepathically speaks to Goku from the otherworld to not give up yet, giving Goku more power, but it's not enough. Luckily, Goku has one more trick up his sleeve: the Spirit Bomb.


KEEP THE CHANCE ALIVE

EPISODE 19

STORYLINE
As King Kai and the others watch the battle on Namek, the Ginyu Force arrives to take over the planet, but Yamcha, Tien and Chiaotzu are ready for a fight. Back on Namek, Frieza discovers Goku's Spirit Bomb and plans to stop it. Suddenly, Piccolo steps in to give Goku more time, but how long can he hold on against Frieza?


POWER OF THE SPIRIT

EPISODE 20

STORYLINE
The battle on King Kai's planet begins with the Z-Fighters against the Ginyu Force and it seems that our heroes' training is paying off. Piccolo does his best for Goku to comeplete the Spirit Bomb, but it seems that Frieza might win this battle.


TRANSFORMED AT LAST

EPISODE 21

STORYLINE
It looks like the battle is over, as Frieza seems to be defeated and the Ginyu Force has fallen down to Hell. As everyone celebrates, Frieza reappears and spares no time knocking Piccolo out and killing Krillin. Fueled by rage, Goku's power increases exponentially. Has Goku finally fulfilled the Super Saiyan legend?


EXPLOSION OF ANGER

EPISODE 22

STORYLINE
Goku's hair has turned blonde and his eyes blue, as he is surrounded by a gold aura; the fuel of this power being his anger towards Frieza. As Gohan takes Piccolo to Goku's ship, our hero starts to pound on Frieza as the tyrant fires back, but none of his attacks are working against Goku now that he is a Super Saiyan. It looks like Frieza will finally be defeated.


NAMEK'S DESTRUCTION

EPISODE 23

STORYLINE
Not willing to be beaten, Frieza fires an attack to destroy Namek so Goku will be killed, as the Super Saiyan can't do anything to stop the attack. Will this be the end of everyone on Namek?


A FINAL ATTACK

EPISODE 24

STORYLINE
Namek is about to explode in 5 minutes, as Gohan finds Bulma and gets back to the ship. Meanwhile, Frieza powers up to 100% of his maximum to finish the fight. Instead of stopping him, Goku has let Frieza go full power, but is this power increase too much for even a Super Saiyan to handle?


APPROACHING DESTRUCTION

EPISODE 25

STORYLINE
As the battle on Namek continues, Kami and Mr. Popo have found all of the restored Dragon Balls, giving King Kai an idea that might save everyone on Namek. But will it work in time?


GOHAN RETURNS

EPISODE 26

STORYLINE
Everyone that has been killed by Frieza and his henchmen on Namek are resurrected, but so far, Guru isn't back yet and it looks like Goku has been beaten by Frieza's attack. To avenge his father, Gohan returns to the battle to make sure the cold tyrant blows up with the planet, but how long can he last?


THE LAST WISH

EPISODE 27

STORYLINE
With Guru back to life, the Namekian Dragon Balls have been restored as well, with Porunga ready to grant the third wish. As Dende prepares to complete the final phase of King Kai's plan, Frieza flies towards Porunga to have his wish granted as well.


DUEL ON A VANISHING PLANET

EPISODE 28

STORYLINE
It seems that everyone on Namek has been transported to Earth, but Goku is still on Namek, insisting that he finish the fight. Everyone is upset with Goku's decision, as it seems that there is no escape from the explosion. Can Goku finish Frieza in one minute and escape in time?


PATHOS OF FRIEZA

EPISODE 29

STORYLINE
As Namek gets closer to explosion it looks like Goku can beat Frieza with ease as his power keeps increasing. Finally, Goku decides to leave, knowing that he's more than a match for Frieza, but the tyrant won't give up that easily.


FRIEZA DEFEATED!

EPISODE 30

STORYLINE
Frieza fires two copies of Krillin's Destructo Disk that will follow Goku until it hits him or anything else. Even so, Goku has the situation under control as the battle draws to a close and the mighty villain is going to lose.


MIGHTY BLAST OF RAGE

EPISODE 31

STORYLINE
As Guru enjoys seeing his people alive on Earth, the time has come for him to go, but gave his powers to Moori, as the next Eldest Namek. Back on Namek, Frieza has been cut in half by his own energy disk from behind, but Goku, being the kind person he is, gives Frieza some of his power to escape. However, Frieza will not accept defeat, as he uses the given power to finish Goku off, but Goku finishes off Freiza with a mighty attack.


NAMEK'S EXPLOSION...GOKU'S END?

EPISODE 32

STORYLINE
With Frieza gone, Goku flies to Frieza's spaceship to escape from Namek, but it looks like the ship doesn't work. Even though it looks like Goku is gone, Bulma and the others have an idea that could work; using the Namekian Dragon Balls, once restored, to bring everyone else back.


GOKU'S ALIVE!

EPISODE 33

STORYLINE
As it looks like Goku and Krillin can't come back, Vegeta has an idea: wish them back to the Check-in Station, then wish them back to life. After 130 days, Krillin and Yamcha are back to life, but Porunga says Goku is alive, but where is he?


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