Recap / Cowboy Bebop Session 21 "Boogie Woogie Feng Shui"

Short Summary

Jet gets a message from one of his old colleagues named Pao who request his help. But upon finding him, he's seemingly dead yet meets Pao's daughter who likewise is looking for Pao. The two team up to track him down with only the power of Feng Shi to lead them.

Long Summary

  • Bittersweet Ending: The crew manages to find Pao who's stuck on a ship on a hidden dimension in the warp gate. However they can't get close to save him thanks to an unstable forcefield surrounding Pao's ship. What's more the air in Pao's ship is running thin, however he knew this and just wanted Jet to bring his daughter to him so he could see her one last time. The two have a final goodbye as their transmission cuts out.
  • The Four Gods: The clues which help lead to the Sun Stone
  • Neck Snap: How Jet kills one of the goons.
  • Off Bridge, onto Vehicle: Done to escape a pair of thug chasing after Jet and the girl.
  • Shout-Out: The two goons after Jet and the girl are clearly designed after The Blues Brothers. Mine you, the syndicate they belong to is conveniently called "The Blue Snake".
  • Spit Take: Done by Jet when Ed asks the girl if she's Jet's girlfriend.