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E86 – Dragon Ball Z Part 14



Semi-Perfect Cell turns out to be a bit of a crybaby.

Vegeta and Trunks exit the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, meaning that we get to see a new super saiyan form… I guess. Meanwhile, Peter talks Tien, Michael is irritated that Vegeta is once again manipulated into letting things get worse, and both hosts make a pact to never watch DBZ solo again.

Also included: the unfortunate death of a random fish, Vegeta’s training tips, PG shit-talking.

Blue Submarine Number 6 will release on March 6


E85 – Dragon Ball Z Part 13



A new villain threatens our heroes, and also slurps up a bunch of random civilians. Welcome… to Cell!

Is Goku still sick? You better believe it! Meanwhile, Michael realizes why he liked certain villains in Dragon Ball Z more than others, Peter shares his affinity with Android 16, and both hosts consider that Trunks really isn’t all that interesting a character.

Also included: editing filler, Cell’s DNA donors, Krillin and Goku’s relationship.

Dragon Ball Z Part 14 will release on February 27th


E84 – Dragon Ball Z Part 12



The androids are unleashed, and they’re too powerful for even Vegeta to handle. Fortunately, they mostly seem interested in taking a road trip.

Dr. Gero’s creations wreak havoc on the roadways, with a little help from Vegeta. Meanwhile, Michael hopes that the relationship between Chi-Chi and Krillin is strained at best, Peter celebrates the departure of Marin, and both hosts dissect a particularly dire episode.

Also included: a consideration of the standards of old TV writing, the convenience of Dragon Ball Z, android road trip.

Dragon Ball Z Part 13 will release on February 13th


E83 – Dragon Ball Z Part 11



Frieza’s BACK, and Michael’s childhood dreams are shattered once again.

The Z Fighters are saved by a mysterious stranger who has ill tidings of the future. Meanwhile, Michael isn’t a fan of Trunks’ voice, Peter cites an important study, and both hosts are pleasantly surprised by the plot of this block.

Also included: the Cold Family Christmas Card, DBZ Sports games, how magical are Senzu Beans?

Dragon Ball Z Part 12 will release on September 30th


E81 – Samurai Jack Part 4



Jack’s journey continues, before taking a long, long hiatus.

Some of Jack’s adversaries themselves have noble intentions, but that doesn’t matter much to the eponymous samurai. Meanwhile, Michael compares Jack to Batman, Peter is irritated by a baby, and both hosts agree on a recommendation.

Also included: different perspectives on villains, a fulfilled prophecy, and the redemption of the Scotsman.

Hyperspace Broadcasts Holiday Special will release on January 2nd


E80 – Samurai Jack Part 3



We learn the origins of the ancient evil known as Aku, and Jack befriends an annoying creature.

Meanwhile, Michael talks up a few horror-themed episodes, Peter appreciates Aku’s morphing ability, and both hosts contend with the minor frustration of talking about a show that is so consistently good.

Also included: improvements to Legend of the Hidden Temple, Why Samurai Jack is Better Than DBZ: Redux, missing titles

Samurai Jack Part 4 will release on December 19th


E79 – Samurai Jack Part 2



Aku can be a real jerk.

Jack continues his adventures, re-meeting the Scotsman, losing his clothes, and having to replace his footwear. Meanwhile, Peter reveals his emotional core, Michael tries to out-reference Samurai Jack, and both hosts wonder if the robots Jack is slaughtering are conscious beings.

Also included: Peter’s recollection of the end of Samurai Jack, why do any villains make deals with Aku, Demongo’s secret parents.

Samurai Jack Part 3, which will cover the third season, will release December 5th


E78 – Samurai Jack Part 1



The opposite of Back to the Future.

A young samurai is thrown into the far future by an evil spirit called Aku, only to find that Aku has taken over the world and remade it in his own image. Meanwhile, Michael talks about the pitch for the show, Peter discusses his childhood memories, and both hosts are blown away by the artistry of Samurai Jack.

Also included: Akutown, A babbling pig sheriff, what separates Samurai Jack from Dragon Ball Z.

Samurai Jack Part 2, which will cover the second season of the show, will release on November 21st


E76 – Yu Yu Hakusho Part 2



Yusuke and his friends continue solving crimes and spitting rhymes. Except the rhymes part.

After six months of training with Genkai, Yusuke is back, ready to take on his next mission. Meanwhile, Michael feels the show is playing a trick on him, Peter thinks the final battle with Suzaku may have taken a little long, and both hosts further come to grips with the fact that Dragon Ball Z wasn’t a very good show after all.

Also included: Death of Superman, Terminator Apparition, Michael’s scarring experiences.

Pokemon: Indigo League Grab Bag will release October 24


E75 – Yu Yu Hakusho Part 1



Sometimes the one good deed you do in your life gets you killed.

For Yusuke Urameshi, death is just the beginning of a fantastical journey that will eventually return him to earth with cool powers. Meanwhile, Michael takes issue with some problematic jokes, Peter appreciates the impact of the violence, and both hosts agree that Kuwabara is the best character.

Also included: a new product that takes all the guesswork out of soul-stealing, an over-involved demon backstory, the world Kuwabara lives in.

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 2 will release on October 10th