Cowboy Funk
Cowboy Bebop Series 1

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In this episode, "Cowboy Funk," the crew is in search of the bounty for a terrorist called the Teddy Bomber, a serial bomber with a stuffed animal shtick. Just as he is about to blow up another building, Spike arrives and beats him up with his signature style. Suddenly, a self-styled outlaw named Cowboy Andy appears and messes everything up for Spike. On the Bebop, Jet and Faye don't believe the story, and Spike develops a growing animosity for Andy. Ed discovers his true identity as Andy Von de Oniyate, a bored rich kid who is heir to a ranch estate and indulges in his longing to be a bounty hunter with silly gimmicks. In a continued effort to find the Teddy Bomber, the Bebop crew goes to a masquerade party, only to meet up with Cowboy Andy once again.

Cast

Steve Blum
as Spike Spiegel
Megumi Hayashibara
as Faye Valentine
Unshô Ishizuka
as Jet Black
Aoi Tada
as Edward
Koichi Yamadera
as Spike Speigel

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Critic Reviews for Cowboy Funk

The show gives us one more silly-fun action romp before things start turning serious.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

It's just the right level of over the top, with other characters acknowledging it being ridiculous, so that it doesn't simply turn into a self-parody.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

There's something remarkable about an episode that's this thoughtful, clever and well-assembled, top to bottom.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…
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