SEASON FIVE

DRAGON BALL Z

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SEIZED WITH FEAR

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
Gohan and Trunks head to the other time capsule with Bulma to find more about it. Along the way, they discover that not it only did it come here 4 years ago, but also weird egg shells and gigantic bug that has already shed its skin, but what could it mean?


THE REUNION

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
While Gohan and Trunks go to Master Roshi's island, there's a crisis in Gingertown where its inhabitants are disappearing but with no damage to the town. Realizing this threat, Kami decides to fuse with Piccolo, but will their combined power be enough to handle whatever is going on down there?


BORROWED POWERS

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
The deserted streets of Gingertown become a battlefield as the power-up Piccolo confronts this terror from the future. The monster's name is Cell, and he gains strength from sucking the life out of his victims! But that's not the only secret the creature reveals. Somehow, he also knows Goku's special attack, the Kamehameha!


HIS NAME IS CELL

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
With the element of surprise, the creature gets ahold of Piccolo and begins to absorb him, but Piccolo manages to break free. With his arm weakened, Piccolo surrenders, but the Super Namek asks for one last request to know who this creature. His name is Cell, an Android made of the strongest fighters in the universe and he's hungry for more power, thanks to Dr. Gero.


PICCOLO'S FOLLY

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
As the Android from the future tells Piccolo his objective to absorb Androids 17 and 18 to obtain his "Perfect Form," Piccolo regenerates his arm. With his power restored and Krillin and Trunks by his side, Piccolo has a good chance against Cell, but the Android has more tricks up his sleeve.


LABORATORY BASEMENT

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
By using Tien's Solar Flare, Cell manages to escape and suppress his power in order to complete his dreadful mission. After telling everyone the bad news, Piccolo and Tien find Cell, as Trunks and Krillin try to find the bunker beneath Gero's laboratory and destroy the present Cell and find some incredible news- the plans of Android 17.


OUR HERO AWAKES

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
As Krillin heads back to Master Roshi's, he crosses Cell's path and barely escapes his wrath as Piccolo and Tien arrive at the scene. Meanwhile, Trunks finds his father to train with him in order to surpass a Super Saiyan. As hope seems lost, a glimmer still remains- Goku has made a recovery and plans to get stronger, but how?


TIME CHAMBER

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
After enduring the terrifically horrifying effect of the viral heart disease, Goku recovers, and has only one objective on his mind, surpassing a Super Saiyan. With Vegeta's mind set on reaching the same seemingly unreachable goal, Goku takes him, Trunks and Gohan to the mysterious Hyperbolic Time Chamber, a room where one year is equivalent to that of one Earth day. Meanwhile, the Androids face an unexpected and unforeseen issue, Goku's not home. With the Androids now closing in on Master Roshi's island can Piccolo beat the destructive trio?


THE MONSTER IS COMING

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
Piccolo begins his epic battle against Android 17, and he seems to be on par with the mechanical monster, meanwhile Bulma continues to work on the remote that will shut down the Androids. However, Cell can feel Piccolo's energy, and knows he must be fighting one of the Androids, he charges towards them, in the hope that he will become complete.


HE'S HERE

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
Piccolo and 17 continue their showdown, unbeknownst to them that the power-hungry Cell is approaching fast. Piccolo is as strong as 17 but fatigue kicks in, while the malicious Android's power remains undrained. Meanwhile Goku and Gohan impatiently wait for Vegeta and Trunks to finish their Super Saiyan training in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber. Cell arrives at the battlefield, ready to attain his final perfect form, and the Androids don't seem to know who Cell is.


UP TO PICCOLO

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
With more people absorbed, Cell has become more powerful than both Piccolo and 17 combined. Despite Piccolo's best attempts, Cell easily disposes of Piccolo. Knowing of his origin and mission the Androids must work together in order to save themselves from Cell's overwhelming power.


SILENT WARRIOR

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
With Piccolo gone, Android 17 has no choice but to fight Cell on his own or so it seems, that is until Android 16 steps in to fight. As the battle rages on, it is easily noticeable that Android 16 is just as strong as Cell, but can the silent giant Android 16 defeat Cell? Or maybe this fight will buy Vegeta and Trunks the precious time they need to complete their training in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber.


SAY GOODBYE, 17

EPISODE 13

STORYLINE
The battle between Android 16 and Cell continue. Cell tries to counter-attack but falls short to 16's Inferno Flash. 16 warns 17 and 18 to quickly leave the battlefield. But before they could do so, Cell sneaks up behind 17 and quickly absorbs him. Cell has transformed, and his next task is to absorb 18 to become complete. Android 16 is no match for the second form of Cell, and is mortally wounded. Is there anyone left who can stop Cell from achieving perfection?


SACRIFICE

EPISODE 14

STORYLINE
Cell has absorbed 17 but he still needs 18. Tien isn't about to let him get her, using up all his energy in a vicious attack while the androids escape to safety. Goku knows that Cell is far stronger than Tien, so he descends on the battlefield to help the mighty warrior recover. Whilst there he notices Piccolo is still alive, but he's hanging on barely by a thread. Goku uses his Instant Transmission to get back to Kami's lookout successfully, and Vegeta and Trunks finally emerge from the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, but will their training be enough?


SAIYANS EMERGE

EPISODE 15

STORYLINE
Goku asks Trunks about the training, but Vegeta doesn’t want him to say anything about it. Meanwhile, 18 questions 16 on his love for nature and asks if he even cares that Cell might absorb her and kill him. Then Bulma lands at Kami’s lookout. She gives Gohan, Goku, Trunks, and Vegeta a set of Saiyan armour. Tien and Piccolo refuse to wear the suits, claiming they do not want to wear the same clothes as the Saiyans. Vegeta then leaves to find and destroy Cell, while Trunks closely follows


SUPER VEGETA

EPISODE 16

STORYLINE
Anxious to find 18, the heartless Cell obliterates a chain of inhabited islands, with each explosion bringing him closer to the Android's hideout! But heading Cell's way is Vegeta! He's fresh from the Hyperbolic Time Chamber and ready to test his new strength. Is Vegeta really stronger than a Super Saiyan, only time will tell.


BOW TO THE PRINCE

EPISODE 17

STORYLINE
It's show and tell for Vegeta as he demonstrates just how much difference a year of hard work can make! Watching from the sidelines, Trunks recalls the intense time he spent training with his father, and up in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, the pressure falls on Gohan as he tries to become a Super Saiyan. That's no easy task, especially for a kid!


HOUR OF TEMPTATION

EPISODE 18

STORYLINE
Goku and Gohan continue to push themselves forward, but will they even be needed? In his powered up state, Vegeta is quickly pounding Cell six feet into the ground! With his back against the wall, the ever-clever android attacks Vegeta's weakest point, his unbridled arrogance! Can the Saiyan Prince resist Cell's tempting challenge?


KRILLIN'S DECISION

EPISODE 19

STORYLINE
With the beautiful 18 in his sights, Krillin clutches the controller that will shut down the android forever. But at the moment of decision, Krillin hesitates! Cell looms just overhead, hungry for perfection. Can Krillin find the courage to do the right thing, or will his emotions cloud his judgement?


THE LAST DEFENSE

EPISODE 20

STORYLINE
With the remote control smashed and Vegeta giving Cell the go ahead, the stage is set is for Cell's terrifying completion. Now it's up to Krillin and Trunks to save 18 from Cell's power-hungry grasp. But Vegeta isn't going to let Trunks ruin his plan! Will Trunks strike against his own father to save the earth from Cell?Or will Cell absorb 18 and complete his body?


CELL IS COMPLETE

EPISODE 21

STORYLINE
Dr. Gero's dream has been realized, and the Earth's greatest fear has come about. Cell is complete! Can anyone stop the android nightmare in his final, perfect form? As the heroes nervously line up, a glimmer of hope shines from above. Gohan is now a Super Saiyan!


VEGETA MUST PAY

EPISODE 22

STORYLINE
After allowing Cell to reach his final form, Vegeta is ready for the challenge he was promised. But as Cell becomes a brick wall to the Saiyan’s every blow, it’s clear that Vegeta has more than he bargained for!


TRUNKS ASCENDS

EPISODE 23

STORYLINE
Vegeta doubles as a punching bag as Cell demonstrates his amazing power. But the Saiyan Prince never surrenders! Tapping into the deepest wells of his energy, Vegeta leaves Cell with one last hit, the Final Flash! All the while, Trunks struggles to decide whether or not to help his father. Vegeta's pride is at stake, but so is his life!


SAVING THROW

EPISODE 24

STORYLINE
Vegeta lies unconscious after an intense battle with Cell, and Trunks unleashes his hidden powers to save his father's life. With Goku and Gohan still training and the other fighters clearly out-leagued, Trunks is the only person standing in the evil android's way. Just how far can the young Saiyan's power go?


GHOSTS FROM TOMORROW

EPISODE 25

STORYLINE
As apocalyptic visions haunt his mind, Trunks vows to stop his horrible future from repeating itself. But Cell remembers those dark days in a different light, and can't wait for history to follow its course. It's all up for grabs as the two warriors prepare for battle. Only one future will survive. Whose will it be?


THE CELL GAMES

EPISODE 26

STORYLINE
Trunks quickly realizes that his Super Saiyan powers are no match for the mighty Cell. Trunks accepts defeat, only to be given a second chance when Cell proposes a tournament! Is Cell really interested in competition, or does he have a more sinister plan in mind?


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