Dragon Ball Z Kai Episode Guide

Frieza Saga

The Star of Hope is Piccolo's Homeland!

The Star of Hope is Piccolo's Homeland!

Episode 17    Air date: 06/15/2010
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Vegeta has been defeated, but there's no time to celebrate. The Z-Fighters must find a way to resurrect the friends who died stopping the Saiyan invasion. Fortunately for the fallen, Krillin has a plan!

The Ship Resting in Yunzabit!

The Ship Resting in Yunzabit!

Episode 18    Air date: 06/16/2010
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Preparations for the journey to Namek hit a snag when Bulma accidentally blows up the remaining Saiyan spaceship. Mr. Popo may know of another vessel, so he and Bulma travel to the Earth's end for a closer look.

A Powerful New Foe! Frieza, Ruler of the Universe!

A Powerful New Foe! Frieza, Ruler of the Universe!

Episode 19    Air date: 06/17/2010
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A bad case of space boredom makes Bulma a pain to share close quarters with, and Vegeta recovers from his injuries only to discover that Frieza has a head start on tracking down the magic Dragon Balls!

The Rebellion against Frieza! Vegeta's Burning Ambition!
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Gohan and Krillin beat up on Frieza's henchmen, but their spaceship is destroyed in the process. Vegeta is headed for a showdown with Cui, and the shrewd Saiyan is keeping his true power level under wraps!

Protect the Dragon Balls! The Namekian's All-Out Attack!
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Goku blasts off in a brand new spaceship specially equipped with a device designed to help increase his strength! On Namek, Krillin and Gohan watch in horror as Frieza's men slaughter innocent Namekians.

Dodoria's Terrifying Chase! A Truth Revealed to Vegeta!
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Gohan and Krillin risk their lives to rescue a young Namekian, and Vegeta goes on the rampage after learning the truth about the destruction of his home planet!

Vegeta's Covert Maneuvers!

Vegeta's Covert Maneuvers!

Episode 23    Air date: 06/24/2010
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After easily defeating Dodoria, Vegeta begins his violent search for the two remaining Dragon Balls. Meanwhile, Krillin and his new friend Dende set out to warn the eldest Namekian of the horror headed his way!

Friends Reborn! Zarbon's Hideous Transformation!

Friends Reborn! Zarbon's Hideous Transformation!

Episode 24    Air date: 06/28/2010
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King Kai telepathically "phones" Goku with a warning to stay as far away from Frieza as possible! Back on Namek, Vegeta is shocked to discover how much a simple transformation can increase Zarbon's power.

Power Up, Krillin! Frieza's Mounting Apprehension!

Power Up, Krillin! Frieza's Mounting Apprehension!

Episode 25    Air date: 06/29/2010
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The eldest Namekian unlocks the full force of Krillin's dormant power, so the bald brawler can better protect his Dragon Ball. Elsewhere, a Saiyan-related premonition prompts Frieze to call for reinforcements.

Vegeta Strikes Back at Zarbon!

Vegeta Strikes Back at Zarbon!

Episode 26    Air date: 06/30/2010
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Vegeta lays it on the line in a daring attempt to steal the Dragon Balls right out from under Frieza's nose. Krillin's riding high on a Namekian power surge, but he's about to wander into a dogfight he can't survive! (TV-Y7)

A Touch and Go Situation!

A Touch and Go Situation!

Episode 27    Air date: 07/01/2010
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Intimidated by Vegeta's superior strength, Krillin reluctantly surrenders his precious Dragon Ball. A glimmer of hope remains after Gohan secures a ball of his own – but the young warrior is headed for a beat-down courtesy of Vegeta!

The Countdown to Battle Begins! Enter, The Ginyu Force!
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Vegeta intercepts Krillin and Gohan on their mad dash to get powered up by the Eldest Namekian, but larger problems loom on the horizon. Brace yourselves for the arrival of the Ginyu Force!

First Up for the Ginyu Force! Guldo's Time Freeze!

First Up for the Ginyu Force! Guldo's Time Freeze!

Episode 29    Air date: 07/08/2010
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Gohan and Krillin fight to survive against Guldo, a member of the Ginyu Force who possesses awesome psychic abilities! With Goku still in space and Vegeta their only ally, things look bleak for Earth's heroes.

The Nightmare Recoome! Come Out and Play, Vegeta!

The Nightmare Recoome! Come Out and Play, Vegeta!

Episode 30    Air date: 07/14/2010
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Vegeta ramps his battle power up to impressive levels, but he's still no match for the Ginyu goons. To escape death, he'll need help from some heroic former enemies. Meanwhile, Frieza tries to unlock the magic of the Dragon Balls!

Goku Arrives at Last!

Goku Arrives at Last!

Episode 31    Air date: 07/15/2010
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At long last, Goku finally completes his journey from Earth and arrives on planet Namek. His friends are gravely injured, but the mighty Saiyan warrior has a bag full of magic beans and a powerful secret!

The Star Player Appears! Ginyu vs. Goku!

The Star Player Appears! Ginyu vs. Goku!

Episode 32    Air date: 07/21/2010
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As Frieza prepares for his ruthless interrogation of the Eldest Namekian, Goku shows off the benefits of training in gravity one hundred times that of Earth. Will it be enough to help him defeat Captain Ginyu?

Full Power, Goku! Captain Ginyu's Attack!

Full Power, Goku! Captain Ginyu's Attack!

Episode 33    Air date: 07/22/2010
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Frieza locates the Eldest Namekian, but Nail intercepts the evil entity, risking his own life to preserve the Dragon Balls. Elsewhere, Gohan and Krillin rescue a damsel from some dinosaurs, and Goku continues his battle with Cpt. Ginyu.

Surprise! Goku is Ginyu and Ginyu is Goku!

Surprise! Goku is Ginyu and Ginyu is Goku!

Episode 34    Air date: 07/28/2010
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Gohan and Krillin unearth the Dragon Balls, but their attempts to summon the dragon fail miserably. Later, Cpt. Ginyu's devious strategy forces Earth's warriors to do the unthinkable: attack Goku's flesh and bones with chilling ferocity!

Goku's Comeback! Call Forth Porunga!

Goku's Comeback! Call Forth Porunga!

Episode 35    Air date: 07/29/2010
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Goku and his body are reunited, but the noble Saiyan is severely injured and unable to fight. A Namekian messenger rushes to assist Gohan and Krillin in summoning the dragon, but there's no guarantee he'll arrive before Frieza.

Frieza Closes In! Mighty Porunga, Grant Our Wish!

Frieza Closes In! Mighty Porunga, Grant Our Wish!

Episode 36    Air date: 09/06/2010
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Gohan and Krillin – with the aid of the young Namekian Dende – rush to make their wishes before Vegeta or Frieza discover their trickery. When the dragon is unable to grant their request, a departed ally offers advice from the afterlife.

A Nightmare Transformation!

A Nightmare Transformation!

Episode 37    Air date: 10/20/2010
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Piccolo is resurrected and ready to rumble, but his arrival is delayed by an encounter with a dying Namekian. Meanwhile, Vegeta prepares to throw down with Frieza, but the Saiyan prince may be badly overmatched.

Frieza Bares His Fangs! Gohan's Overwhelming Attack!

Frieza Bares His Fangs! Gohan's Overwhelming Attack!

Episode 38    Air date: 10/21/2010
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Vegeta is impressed by Gohan's furious outburst after Frieza strikes a death blow against Krillin. The two Saiyans work together to defeat the monster, but even their combined powers won't be enough spare their lives!

Piccolo Reborn! Frieza's Second Transformation

Piccolo Reborn! Frieza's Second Transformation

Episode 39    Air date: 10/27/2010
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Piccolo joins the battle in progress and quickly attacks Frieza with the strength of two Namekian warriors. The powerful villain is caught off guard, but a second transformation gives him the strength to finish the fight once and for all!

Frieza's Final Transformation!

Frieza's Final Transformation!

Episode 40    Air date: 10/28/2010
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Frieza has begun his ultimate transformation, and Vegeta's only hope to defeat the monster is suffering a mortal wound. If the Saiyan warrior can convince Dende to restore his strength, he may gain the power to defeat his enemy!

The Moment of Truth Approaches! Goku Back in Action!

The Moment of Truth Approaches! Goku Back in Action!

Episode 41    Air date: 11/03/2010
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Vegeta gives his increased power and speed a test run by launching a violent attack on Frieza, but no matter how furiously he fights, the Saiyan is unable to penetrate his enemy's defenses!

Defeat Frieza, Goku! The Tears of the Proud Saiyan Prince!
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Goku arrives at the battle scene only to find Vegeta battered and badly beaten. With his dying breath, the Saiyan prince reveals the truth about Frieza's roll in the death of Goku's father, prompting a fierce outburst of Saiyan pride!

Goku Vs. Frieza! The Super Showdown Begins!

Goku Vs. Frieza! The Super Showdown Begins!

Episode 43    Air date: 11/10/2010
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Goku and Frieza go head to head in a vicious slugfest that threatens to destroy the planet of Namek. Krillin and Gohan are amazed by the brutality of the battle, but Piccolo believes two warriors are just warming up!

A Boundary-Pushing Brawl! Goku, Frieza, and Ginyu Again?!
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The bruises are multiplying as Goku and Frieza continue to pummel each other mercilessly! Meanwhile, Bulma's encounter with an unusual frog leads to an out-of-body experience!

Kaio-Ken Times Twenty! An All-Or-Nothing Kamehame-Ha!

Kaio-Ken Times Twenty! An All-Or-Nothing Kamehame-Ha!

Episode 45    Air date: 11/17/2010
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After suffering a savage beating at the hands of Frieza, Goku summons the awesome power of the Kaio-Ken! If his desperate attack succeeds, victory will be his, but if it fails, the Saiyan race will be eliminated!

The Final Trump Card! Goku's Ultimate Spirit Bomb!

The Final Trump Card! Goku's Ultimate Spirit Bomb!

Episode 46    Air date: 11/18/2010
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When his most powerful attacks fail to faze Frieza, Goku turns to his ultimate weapon: the Spirit Bomb! Piccolo joins the fight to buy Goku some time, but can the noble Namekian survive long enough to taste sweet victory?

Awaken Legendary Warrior! Goku The Super Saiyan!

Awaken Legendary Warrior! Goku The Super Saiyan!

Episode 47    Air date: 11/27/2010
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With the help of his friends, Goku succeeds in blasting Frieza with a gargantuan Spirit Bomb! Victory seems assured, but when the monster remerges to strike a shockingly fatal blow – Goku undergoes a powerful transformation!

The Angry Super Saiyan! Goku Throws Down The Gauntlet!

The Angry Super Saiyan! Goku Throws Down The Gauntlet!

Episode 48    Air date: 11/27/2010
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While Gohan races to save Piccolo, Goku inflicts a Super-Saiyan beating on Frieza. The blonde brawler's impressive new powers drive his opponent to a desperate counterattack that could obliterate Namek!

Avenge The Fallen, Goku!

Avenge The Fallen, Goku!

Episode 49    Air date: 12/16/2010
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Despite the danger of Namek's impending implosion, Goku continues his battle with Frieza, determined to extract revenge for Krillin's murder. Elsewhere, Gohan tries to locate Bluma before it's too late!

Full Power Frieza! Shenron, Grant Our Wish!

Full Power Frieza! Shenron, Grant Our Wish!

Episode 50    Air date: 12/16/2010
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Kami and King Kai concoct a plan to restore the wish-granting power of the Namekian Dragon Balls, and Goku continues his epic battle with the villainous Frieza!

Goku's Furious Roar! A Last Minute Wish

Goku's Furious Roar! A Last Minute Wish

Episode 51    Air date: 02/05/2011
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After Goku is seemingly defeated by Frieza, Gohan enters the fight to avenge the loss of his father. Meanwhile, a newly resurrected Dende rushes to make a final wish before planet Namek is destroyed.

Duel on a Vanishing Planet! The Final Showdown!

Duel on a Vanishing Planet! The Final Showdown!

Episode 52    Air date: 02/09/2011
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Goku and Frieza continue their epic battle as planet Namek crumbles beneath their feet. Back on Earth, Gohan eagerly awaits word of his father's ultimate fate!

Goku's Final Attack!

Goku's Final Attack!

Episode 53    Air date: 02/09/2011
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Goku's ill-advised display of mercy leads to a treacherous final attack by Frieza. As the epic battle between the two warriors reaches its climax, planet Namek teeters on the brink of ultimate destruction!

Goku Vanishes Into Space!

Goku Vanishes Into Space!

Episode 54    Air date: 02/16/2011
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Frieza is defeated, Namek has been obliterated, and the whereabouts of Goku remain a mystery. How will Earth carry on without its Super Saiyan hero? And what will become of the Namekian refugees?

There is Planet Earth, Father!

There is Planet Earth, Father!

Episode 55    Air date: 02/23/2011
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The wreckage of Frieza's body is rebuilt by the monster's fiendish father! Together, they embark on a mission to eradicate life on Earth. Will Goku return home in time to save his friends?

I Will Defeat Frieza! Another Super Saiyan!

I Will Defeat Frieza! Another Super Saiyan!

Episode 56    Air date: 02/23/2011
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The bone-chilling onslaught of Frieza and King Cold is brought to a halt by a mysterious stranger with a mighty sword, but only time will tell if this new warrior is friend or foe!

Welcome Back, Goku!

Welcome Back, Goku!

Episode 57    Air date: 02/24/2011
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The formidable stranger finally reveals the secret of his origins after a Super Saiyan sparring session with Goku. The oddly familiar fighter is a visitor from the future sent to deliver a grave warning!