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There’s Nothing I Can Do For a Dead Woman, Cowboy Bebop 25-26 “The Real Folk Blues”

[Cowboy Bebop 24 “Hard Luck Woman”] Let’s start with the women, and by now it’s just women because Ed left the stage in the previous session. I always enjoyed the narrative contrivance that let Faye run into Julia first. Faye … Continue reading

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Cowboy Bebop 18 “Speak Like a Child” & Treasure Hunt Into Nothingness

[Episode 17 “Mushroom Samba”] This episode is actually quite difficult to write about; it requires focus or I’ll end up flying into so many tangents. There’s just so much going on. Inevitably, I must focus on Faye, and her message … Continue reading

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Cowboy Bebop 15 “My Funny Valentine”– Faye as Ranka, & the Pointlessness of Love & Bounties

[Cowboy Bebop Episode 14 “Bohemian Rhapsody”] While I’m sure many things have been said about the content of this session, being the back story of the show’s second most memorable character, there’s something more interesting to be said in how … Continue reading

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The Jazz of Friendship in Cowboy Bebop: Episodes 12 & 13 “Jupiter Jazz Parts I & II”

[Episode 11 “Toys in the Attic”] As incredible this pair of episodes were in my re-viewing them, I was pretty much left scratching my head, “Vicious sure is one silly douche of a villain isn’t he?” I then thought that … Continue reading

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Cowboy Bebop 04 “Gateway Shuffle”

[Episode 03 “Honky Tonk Woman”] First let us pay attention to the assassination scene. This scene needed to several things well: Depict Jet and Spike tracking down a bounty competently, if not impressively. Depict the bounty as an unsavory character, … Continue reading

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