Waltz for Venus
Cowboy Bebop Series 1

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"Waltz for Venus" opens with Spike and Faye teaming up to successfully earn a bounty against some airplane hijackers. Faye gambles away her winnings at the casino, while Spike gets harassed by a kid named Roco, who wants to learn his technique. Spike reluctantly offers him some bits of wisdom in keeping with his Bruce Lee-style fighting skills. When some gangsters show up, Roco takes off and Spike unwittingly gets stuck with a mysterious healing plant called gray ash. Spike meets Roco's sister, Stella, who has been blinded from the spores that fall on Venus. Jet discovers that Roco has a bounty on his head, along with the gangsters who are after the gray ash.

Cast

Steve Blum
as Spike Spiegel
Wendee Lee
as Faye Valentine

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Critic Reviews for Waltz for Venus

While not a standout of the series, Waltz For Venus is a damn solid entry in the Cowboy Bebop saga.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Rocco Bonnaro is a nice little tragic figure for Spike to interact with and one who's more amiable and goofy energy is a nice offset.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

A bouncy but uneven episode.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…
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