The ending of Cowboy Bebop

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Do you think Spike is really dead?

Yes
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No
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I really don't care
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The ending of Cowboy Bebop

Post by TsukasaKitty » Tue Mar 29, 2005 6:00 pm

Hey,
To all you who have seen the ending of Cowboy Bebop, What do you think? Do you think Spike is really dead? I do. I"m looking for opinions, so please write. Oh before I forget, Does anyone know anything about Cowboy Bebop Remix? If you do, please tell.

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Post by OrangeSlice » Tue Mar 29, 2005 10:26 pm

at the beginning of episode 25 the indian shaman Old Man Bull explains that a star fading out of existence signifies the death of a warrior. He later informs Jet Black that Spike's star is about to fall.

The final bit you see at the end, as the camera pans up into the sky, is a star fading out of existence.


Spike dies.

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Post by MasterKite » Tue Mar 29, 2005 10:33 pm

Also before Spike and Vicious fight each other they mention that only they can kill each other. Also when he tells I think its Faye the story about the cat its foreshadowed that he's gonna die. Vicious is killed so who would be able to kill him? no one that's who.

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Post by akuma2002 » Wed Mar 30, 2005 5:49 am

Of course, Spike dies, but is it really a big matter ?

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Post by The Terror Of Death » Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:49 pm

actually spike tells the story of the cat to jet.

but yeah thats another way to determine that he died.

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Post by TsukasaKitty » Sat Apr 02, 2005 10:36 am

Still it's sad and according to a magazine I read, there's a possibility he's not dead but asleep. If you listen closely to the song at the ending it has the following lines:
Life is just a dream you know never ending
Plus, Julia is heard asking Spike(more of telling Spike) If it's a dream.
Last but not least only Vicious could kill Spike, riight? Well Vicious didn't kill him. The only injury on him was from the fight earlier. Still, He could've died from a broken heart(Julia's death). I do think he's dead but it's too sad for me to believe( Spike is the coolest character, I nearly cried at the end). I'm sorry but I think the song proves he's alive but asleep.

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Post by dellbrow » Sat Apr 02, 2005 6:11 pm

i think hes dead. i dunno why tho probaly cause all ur facts.

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Post by TsukasaKitty » Sun Apr 03, 2005 12:54 pm

TsukasaKitty wrote:Still it's sad and according to a magazine I read, there's a possibility he's not dead but asleep. If you listen closely to the song at the ending it has the following lines:
Life is just a dream you know never ending
Plus, Julia is heard asking Spike(more of telling Spike) If it's a dream.
Last but not least only Vicious could kill Spike, riight? Well Vicious didn't kill him. The only injury on him was from the fight earlier. Still, He could've died from a broken heart(Julia's death). I do think he's dead but it's too sad for me to believe( Spike is the coolest character, I nearly cried at the end). I'm sorry but I think the song proves he's alive but asleep.
Another detail would be that the star simply could have dissapeared. Just because it looked like it faded doesn't mean it did. I don't think Spike's dead, yet, at the same time, I do.

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Post by Iron Grunty » Sun Apr 03, 2005 8:44 pm

Directors Notes I read ahwhile back said it was up to speculation O_o...*Shrugs*

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Post by xeno » Fri Jun 03, 2005 4:16 am

Spike lived trough alot of things but he could not get through that
however it was really cool,that song is still loopoing in my head

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Post by Ovan » Fri Jun 03, 2005 4:48 pm

at the beginning of episode 25 the indian shaman Old Man Bull explains that a star fading out of existence signifies the death of a warrior. He later informs Jet Black that Spike's star is about to fall.

The final bit you see at the end, as the camera pans up into the sky, is a star fading out of existence.


Spike dies.
i belive he is dead also for this reason, its almost obvious that he dies at the end :D

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Post by TsukasaKitty » Fri Jun 03, 2005 5:24 pm

Ovan wrote:
at the beginning of episode 25 the indian shaman Old Man Bull explains that a star fading out of existence signifies the death of a warrior. He later informs Jet Black that Spike's star is about to fall.

The final bit you see at the end, as the camera pans up into the sky, is a star fading out of existence.


Spike dies.
i belive he is dead also for this reason, its almost obvious that he dies at the end :D
I do believe what you're saying, but if you watch the episode again you'll hear the old indian man say that there is two stars. One from the west, one from the east. One that's red, one that's blue. At the end you see the BLUE star fade. I think these stars represented Vicious and Spike. Which one is which? I have no clue. So that star could really be Vicious's star since they do not show the other star. And about the cat story, he replies at the end that he really dislikes cats. This could also mean that with Julia gone he feels dead, lost.

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Post by kite_blackrose » Fri Jun 03, 2005 6:24 pm

i believe that spike is dead considering what the old man says to jet

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Post by Lady Fiorji Knight » Sun Jun 05, 2005 1:53 pm

I dont know.o.o
its hard to tell...it points towards his death...but its spike...but i think he is...he ends it by pointing to the sky with a bang.

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Post by kite_blackrose » Sun Jun 05, 2005 7:06 pm

that could mean he's dead

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Post by S1lentOp » Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:45 pm

I think he died for a few reasons.

1. What the indian said to Jet before anything happened.
2. What Vicious said to Spike in "Ballad of Fallen Angels." Which was 'I am the only one who can set you free." To which Spike replied "That phrase applies to you as well, Vicious." Which was basically foreshadowing each of them killing eachother.
3. Practically speaking. Judging by the depth of the cut, the weapon that cut him, and the amount of blood he loss along with the impact to the stairs when he fell, I really doubt he survived all of that.

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Post by kite_blackrose » Mon Jun 06, 2005 2:34 pm

thats true spike may be good but he's onyl human it looked like he did lose alot of blood

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Post by BlueHero » Tue Jul 26, 2005 5:37 pm

wow i love cowboy beebop so much its nice to talk about it again

spike is dead he with is love now in another world every thing points to his death they wanted a sad ending you remember it that way why do you think where talking about it and of course the very last line at the end of the cridits
"you will have to live with that on your shoulder" so sad and tragic but we will have to live with it

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Post by TsukasaKitty » Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:14 am

You can call me naive but I still think he's alive.

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Post by Stitches_OFire » Thu Jul 28, 2005 3:30 am

He's dead...Remix...?....AU

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