The Call of Dagomon (JP)His Master's Voice (EN)Original Writer: Chiaki J. KonakaDub Writers: Craig Doyle and Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:June 25, 2000 (JP)October 21, 2000 (EN) Gear's Notes: A little backstory is necessary here, because I'm sure like me, many people thought the dub screwed up something that was already screwed up in the original. Credit where it's due, I always say. The...
Lighdramon, The Blue ThunderStorm of FriendshipOriginal Writer: Genki YoshimuraDub Writers: Steve Rollman and Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates: June 11, 2000 (JP)October 7, 2000 (EN) As the group discusses their upcoming plan, Matt sends Tentomon out on a mission to find Garurumon. Davis and TK grapple with each other's clashing philosophies until they come across the Digi-Egg of Friendship. Everyone tries to lift it...
The Enemy is MetalGreymon (JP)The Captive Digimon (EN)Original Writer: Hiro MasakiDub Writers: Seth Walther and Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:June 4, 2000 (JP)September 30, 2000 (EN) Gear's Notes: I haven't watched Zero-Two in years, and this is my first time watching the original Japanese version. But I can make one solid prediction: because this episode's plot is so heavy with regard to Agumon's fate...
Overdrive of the Evil Ring's Magic (JP)The Emperor's New Home (EN)Original Writer: Genki YoshimuraDub Writers: Seth Walther and Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:May 28, 2000 (JP)September 23, 2000 (EN) Seeing no further value in the human world or its inhabitants, Ken leaves a confusing note on his computer and flees to the Digital World to live there permanently. The DigiDestined give chase and find...
Loneliness of the Digimon Kaiser (JP)Ken's Secret (EN)Original Writer: Satoru NishizonoDub Writers: charlotte and Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:May 21, 2000 (JP)September 16, 2000 (EN) Gear's Notes: That's not a typo, the dub episode is credited just like that. I dunno who charlotte is, or why their name isn't capitalized. Davis is pumped because his next big soccer match is against the championship-winning team...
Hikari's Memory (JP)Guardian Angel (EN)Original Writer: Atsushi MaekawaDub Writers: Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuccholzOriginal Airdates:May 14, 2000 (JP)September 9, 2000 (EN) Gear's Notes: I usually prefer to use a non-titlecard image to represent the episode, but I really like this one a lot. That photo they took at the end of the first season is very important not just to the show, but to sequels...
Dangerous Picnic (JP)Family Picnic (EN)Original Writer: Yoshio UrasawaDub Writers: Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:May 7, 2000 (JP)September 2, 2000 (EN) Gear's Notes: Given how badly my family events go, I have to wonder if maybe the two titles are actually both true. But yay! It's a Mimi episode with Daisuke in it! I can't wait to see what the dub does with that! T_T...
Destroy the Dark Tower (JP)Old Reliable (EN)Original Writer: Reiko YoshidaDub Writers: Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:April 30, 2000 (JP)September 2, 2000 (EN) Gomamon attempts to stop the Digimon Emperor from attacking a group of Gizamon with his whip. In turn, the Emperor turns the Gizamon against him with a promise he doesn't intend to keep. After Gomamon's defeat, he put dark rings around the...
Digimon Kaiser: King of Darkness (JP)Iron Vegiemon (EN) Original Writer: Hiro MasakiDub Writer: Jeff Nimoy & Bob Buchholz Original Airdates:April 23, 2000 (JP)August 26, 2000 (EN) The kids rescue some Gotsumon from one of the Emperor's prisons, bringing them to the real world. Meanwhile, Gabumon gets captured. He attempts an escape but is caught by RedVegiemon, who beats him up and throws him into a...
Digimental Up (JP)A New Digitude (EN)Original Writer: Genki YoshimuraDub Writers: Jeff Nimoy & Bob BuchholzOriginal Airdates:April 16, 2000 (JP)August 26, 2000 (EN) Gear's Notes: The Japanese theme song is really growing on me. The American theme... well, it's had 20 years to grow on me and it still hasn't so... They changed so much dialogue in this episode. Bad jokes. Breaking the silence. Making Davis...

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