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This page summarizes every session (episode) of the Cowboy Bebop series. Click on the session title to go to a detailed page on that particular episode.

Session1
"Asteroid Blues" October 24, 1998
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Spike and Jet kick the series off attempting to apprehend Asimov Solensan, who has stolen a syndicate's entire supply of Bloody Eye.
Session2
"Stray Dog Strut" October 31, 1998
Written by: Michiko Yokote
Spike and Jet go after Abdul Hakim, who has stolen a "data dog" from a research facility, for an 8 Million Woolong reward. It turns out they are not the only ones after him!
Session3
"Honky Tonk Women" November 7, 1998
Written by: Ryota Yamaguchi
Spike and Jet first meet Faye Valentine at a casino, who is involved in a scam with a mob boss in an attempt to relieve her massive debt. They find out Faye is more devious than it first appears.
Session4
"Gateway Shuffle" November 14, 1998
Written by: Sadayuki Murai
Spike and Jet take on Maria Murdock, the leader an extreme animal rights activist group called the Space Warriors. Faye stumbles her way back onto the Bebop and may help them out.
Session5
"Ballad of Fallen Angels" November 21, 1998
Written by: Michiko Yokote
Spike wants to investigate a bounty on his old boss, Mao Yenrai, who had been murdered by Spike's old comrade: Vicious.
Session6
"Sympathy For The Devil" November 28, 1998
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Spike and Jet track a bounty head named Giraffe. This leads them to an old man in a wheelchair, and a boy who is not as he appears. The story that began with the Hyper space Gate accident outside Earth then unfolds.
Session7
"Heavy Metal Queen" December 5, 1998
Written by: Michiko Yokote
Spike, Faye and Jet are all after Decker, a bounty head in possession of high explosives. They meet V.T, a female space trucker, and team up with her to catch Decker on a dangerous chase through an abandoned mine.
Session8
"Waltz For Venus" December 12, 1998
Written by: Michiko Yokote
After collecting on a 1.5 million Woolong bounty, Spike gains a fan in Roco Bonnaro. Roco, a small-time gang member, stole a rare and valuable plant from his own gang. Spike finds it's more valuable than he is, but Roco has a different plan for the plant.
Session9
"Jamming With Edward" December 19, 1998
Written by: Dai Soto
Something is carving giant pictures on Earth's surface and the Earth police put out a bounty, drawing in Spike and Jet. A talented computer hacker, Edward, is rumored to be the culprit, but the truth is much different.
Session10
"Ganymede Elegy" December 26, 1998
Written by: Akihiko Inari
Jet confronts his past on Ganymede where a woman he loved, Alisa, had left him without saying goodbye. Spike learns of a new bounty that has a connection to Alisa.
Session11
"Toys In The Attic" January 2, 1999
Written by: Michiko Yokote
A mysterious something is sneaking around the Bebop and biting the crew, leaving nasty purple welts. Eventually, Spike is the only one left, and must prepare himself to save the ship!
Session12
"Jupiter Jazz (Part 1)" January 9, 1999
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Faye disappears with all the money on Bebop. Ed tries to find her and discovers a "Code Name Julia" on Jupiter's moon, Callisto, which makes Spike believe that it's his Julia.
Session13
"Jupiter Jazz (Part 2)" January 16, 1999
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Spike wakes up after being tranquilized and looks for Vicious. Faye learns from Gren about his past with Vicious. Everyone meets up for a confrontation involving a Red Eye deal.
Session14
"Bohemian Rhapsody" January 23, 1999
Written by: Dai Sato
Spike, Faye and Jet capture 20 thugs involved in hijacking Astral Gates but none of them was the mastermind with the 12 million woolong bounty on their head. The only clue they have is an e-chess piece that Ed uses to play a game against a cyber opponent over the net: Chessmaster Hex. But are Spike, Faye and Jet just pawns themselves in the chess master's game?
Session15
"My Funny Valentine" January 30, 1999
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Faye recounts her awakening from cryogenic freezing and a man, Whitney Hagas Matsumoto, who helped her before dying. Jet, however, arrives on the ship having caught him for a bounty. Faye now needs to know what was real.
Session16
"Black Dog Serenade" February 13, 1999
Written by: Michiko Yokote
Jet and his old ISSP partner team up to take on a prisoner transport ship that has been overtaken by the prisoners. One prisoner aboard, Udai Taxim has a history with Jet. Jet finds out how he really lost his arm, and how and why his partner betrayed him so many years before.
Session17
"Mushroom Samba" February 20, 1999
Written by: Michiko Yokote & Shinichiro Watanabe
Knocked off course by a hit and run, the very hungry members of the out of fuel Bebop find themselves crash landed on Io. Ed and Ein go to look for food and instead come across a mushroom selling drug dealer, Domino Walker. While apprehending him for the bounty, she tests the mushrooms out on the rest of the crew, making for a psychedelic episode.
Session18
"Speak Like A Child" February 27, 1999
Written by: Akihiro Inari
A mysterious package comes for Faye with a Beta cassette. While Faye runs, thinking it to be from a debt collector, Jet and Spike undertake a arduous search for a player to view it. They find it is a clue to Faye's past.
Session19
"Wild Horses" March 6, 1999
Written by: Akihiko Inari
While Jet and Faye try to capture pirates, Spike visits his old and eccentric friend Doohan for an overhaul of the Swordfish.
Session20
"Pierrot Le Fou" March 13, 1999
Written by: Sadayuki Murai
Spike witnesses a homicide by a deranged serial killer who then goes after him with a full barrage of weapons.
Session21
"Boogie-Woogie Feng-Shui" March 20, 1999
Written by: Sadayuki Murai & Shinichiro Watanabe
Jet gets a mysterious note from an old friend, Pao, and finds himself teaming up with his daughter, who uses Feng Shui to decipher it. The two are also chased by syndicate mobsters also searching for him.
Session22
"Cowboy Funk" March 27, 1999
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
A serial bomber is trying to blow up skyscrapers, but Spike is more concerned about an American Western-styled cowboy on horseback that hinders his attempts to catch the bounty.
Session23
"Brain Scratch" April 3, 1999
Written by: Dai Soto
Dr. Londes, the leader of the religious cult Scratch, has a large bounty on his head, and Faye joins the cult to get to the bounty. Spike takes to the streets in an effort to get to Dr. Londes while Jet and Ed buy a video game that the cult members use to ascend into the digital being.
Session24
"Hard Luck Woman" April 10, 1999
Written by: Michiko Yokote
Ed places a fake bounty into the system for her own father, in hopes Jet and Spike will lead her to him. They do, and despite a joyous reunion, her absent-minded father immediately abandons her to pursue his work mapping Earth. Ed decides to leave the group, and heads out on her own in search of her father. Ein comes along with her.
Session25
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Faye briefly teams up with Julia when she assists her escape from a Red Dragon hit squad, and relays a message to Spike about Julia's whereabouts. Spike and Julia finally reunite. The Bebop is severely damaged by the hit squad that follows Faye back to the ship.
Session26
Written by: Keiko Nobumoto
Vicious claims leadership of the Red Dragon Syndicate, and Julia and Spike are finally reunited. The two plan to run away as before, but Spike still feels the desire for revenge, leading to a final confrontation with Vicious and the Syndicate.
Session XX title screen
"Mish-Mash Blues" June 26, 1998
Written by: ?
The Bebop crew give their perspectives on life and their experiences.