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For questions about "Cowboy Bebop", an award winning anime series from Japan. The premise of the show is a group of bounty hunters, coined "Cowboys", collect on various bounties. The show ran for a total of 26 episodes and has a full English version.

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Why did Julia not kill this character?

Near the end of the first season of the live-action version of Cowboy Bebop, Julia finds that she has in her power and has the opportunity to kill him. However, rather than doing so, she appears to ...
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How did Spike suffer so little damage?

Near the end of the first season of the live-action Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop, Spike suffers a minor injury: Bear in mind that this is at most a few days after he was caught in a serious ...
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Why does Jet's old watch show 15 hours?

In Session #10 of Cowboy Bebop, "Ganymede Elegy", we see Jet's old Ganymede watch. Its face is divided in 15 intervals, instead of the usual 12 hours. What are those 15 intervals supposed to measure? ...
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Astral Gate Vulnerability in Cowboy Bebop

I'm a bit confused about the ending of episode 14 (Bohemian Rhapsody) of Cowboy Bebop. In the final scene with the gate corp executives, it is implied that the 'vulnerability' in the gates was not ...
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Does Spike Spiegel's cybernetic eye enhance his vision in any way?

It is known that he lost his right eye in an accident and he got a cybernetic eye as a replacement, but does this replacement eye help to improve his vision in any way? (Besides obviously having two ...
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What's the "Red Eye" drug and what does it do?

In Cowboy Bebop, it's noted that a red thread-like substance in a glass vial called "Red Eye" or "Red Dye" (I'm not sure which) is an illegal substance that can cause some sort of heightened state. ...
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What is the story behind the Warp Gates in Cowboy Bebop?

Was it ever explained who built the various gates in Cowboy Bebop? What companies, what are their construction, how many are there, how far do they reach, and how do they function? What are the ...
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