Tag Archives: Jet Black

Rescue People so You Can Believe there are People who Rescue People — Cowboy Bebop 21 “Boogie Woogie Feng Shui”

[Cowboy Bebop 20 “Pierrot Le Fou”] [Springtime for Jet Black: Cowboy Bebop 21 “Boogie Woogie Feng Shui”] This session seems more light-hearted than any other with Jet Black as the protagonist. In a lot of ways it is: there’s a … Continue reading

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Springtime for Jet Black: Cowboy Bebop 21 “Boogie Woogie Feng Shui”

[Cowboy Bebop 20 “Pierrot Le Fou”] I don’t get the impression that viewers like this episode very much. I always had difficulty getting into it. I think I know now exactly why. There are two closely related but distinct reasons: … Continue reading

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Redemption is Incomplete Without Death–Cowboy Bebop 16 “Black Dog Serenade”

[Cowboy Bebop Session 15 “My Funny Valentine”] Several things strike me about this session. 1. This is a story of old men. Even during the flashback, the characters were already old, or rather at the prime of their respective detective … Continue reading

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Bohemians… IN SPACE (suck) Cowboy Bebop 14 “Bohemian Rhapsody”

[Episodes 12 & 13 “Jupiter Jazz” Parts I & II] The key question that I haven’t resolved for myself regarding this episode is Jet Black’s decision not to make money off the bounty. His reasoning that “Ed will lose his … Continue reading

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Jet Black’s First Moment, They’re Few and Far Between–But the Black Dog’s Bite Never Let’s You Go; Cowboy Bebop 10 “Ganymede Elegy”

[Episode 9 “Jamming with Edward”] Many shows have melancholy characters, some perhaps have the same kind of bitter memories made a little sweeter with reunions, albeit we all know that things could never come back to how they were before. … Continue reading

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