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People of Earth Unite (超感激!!できたぜみんなの元気玉, Chokangeki!! Dekita ze Minna no Genkidama) is the tenth episode of the Kid Buu Saga and the two hundred eighty-fifth overall episode in the original dubbed and the uncut Dragon Ball Z series. The episode first aired on November 29, 1995. Its original American air date was March 27, 2003.


Last time, the citizens of Earth refused to put their hands up to give energy to Goku. The others on New Namek told Vegeta to ask politely because the Spirit Bomb has only the energy of their friends. Vegeta tries asking them again. Back on Earth a young man raises his hand and his energy is given off. Then a bystander claims it is a demon's trick. Vegeta overhears people say that he was on Babidi's side, which angers him.

Getting angry

Vegeta starting to lose his temper at the people of Earth for not raising their hands for energy to power the Spirit Bomb

The two Buus are still fighting and the Good Majin Buu is much weaker. He gets punched to the floor, then Kid Buu makes an energy ball to pin Good Buu on the floor. Mr. Satan thinks it is over and that they are doomed. Mr. Satan rushes to save Good Buu, and throws a stone at Kid Buu. As Kid Buu turned, he saw Goku with the Spirit Bomb and rushes towards him. Vegeta, trying to assist Goku, said he will give him some time to make the Spirit Bomb, but he gets beaten fast, frustrating Goku.


Yamcha and Master Roshi contributing energy to the Spirit Bomb

All of the people who remember his voice (mostly minor characters from Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z) start to give their power to him. Other people recognize his voice and starts giving power to Goku's Spirit Bomb. Android 17 also makes an appearance during the episode. Back on the Kai Planet, Vegeta is getting badly beaten. He desperately tries to give Goku some time to make the Spirit Bomb. Vegeta fights until he was weakened. Kid Buu decided to finish him once and for all so he could easily deal with Goku. On Earth Piccolo assigns everyone to go to every city and tell the people to share their energy. They all try but the people do not care. But when Piccolo goes near the city they all run away. Vegeta is using all his energy to beat Kid Buu, but Kid Buu is too strong. Mr. Satan soon gets angered and he tells everyone to raise their hands, making people think he is the one fighting Buu, and everyone does so. After that, Goku was capable of gathering a strong Spirit Bomb while Vegeta distracted Kid Buu. Goku then makes the Spirit Bomb and prepares to fire it.


Vegeta getting frustrated at the people of Earth


  • Majin Buu vs. Kid Buu
  • Vegeta vs. Kid Buu
  • Goku vs. Kid Buu


"People of the Earth, listen carefully! As you know, some very strange events have been taking place recently. Your entire planet was destroyed at the hands of Majin Buu. But then, in a snap, everything was restored back to normal. Many of you are doubting if all of this actually happened, but I can assure you that this is not a dream. Unfortunately, Majin Buu is still alive and the Earth is still in great danger. A small group of warriors has taken up the fight on your behalf. However, the battle has been extremely difficult and we can't win it by ourselves! That is why I'm speaking to you right now, to ask for your help. If all of you would raise your hands up to the sky and offer a portion of your energy, we could use it to defeat Majin Buu once and for all! No more being slaughtered like sacrificial lambs! Consider this your first, small stride towards becoming a warrior race! Now, let's begin! Raise your hands up! Now!"
— Vegeta


  • Unlike the other Z Fighters who are seen giving their energy for the Spirit Bomb after hearing Vegeta's plea, Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu are not seen giving their energy until they hear Goku's voice. This is probably due to the fact that Tien never really forgave Vegeta for all of the harm he caused back in the Vegeta Saga, which was also made clear previously in the episode "Saiyans Emerge", during the Perfect Cell Saga.


  • In Android 17's cameo appearance while Goku is pleading for The Earth's energy he says "It's been along time since I've heard that voice" despite the fact that he and Goku never met during the Android Saga and they have never had a conversation. However, Android 17 was programmed explicitly to kill Goku, and thus may have sound clips of Goku in his memory put there by Dr. Gero.
  • Launch, who last appeared in the Vegeta Saga, is seen again during this episode, driving a truck possibly for her job. (This brief cameo is cut out in the Canadian version for inexplicable reasons.)
  • Nam, Bandages the Mummy, and Spike the Devil Man (characters from Dragon Ball who have cameo appearances in this episode) did not give up energy when Goku asked them (as they are seen giving up energy after Mr. Satan told them). This is probably because these characters have not heard Goku since he was a kid, although some of Goku's other friends recognize his voice.
  • Two men are seen in a snowy area, and one gives up energy and "feels like (he) just ran a mile". In the FUNimation dub, they use the words "hoser" and "eh". These words and the snow are common Canadian stereotypes. In the Ocean dub (which was released in Canada), the two men do not use the words "hoser" and "eh".
  • When Piccolo is thinking about Mr. Satan after the latter convinced Earth to give energy to Goku's Super Spirit Bomb, he laughs in a voice and manner similar to Mr. Satan's.


Kid Buu Saga
Evil Kid Buu! · End of Earth · True Saiyans Fight Alone · Battle for the Universe Begins · Vegeta's Respect · Minute of Desperation · Old Buu Emerges · Earth Reborn · Call to Action · People of Earth Unite · Spirit Bomb Triumphant · Celebrations with Majin Buu · He's Always Late · Granddaughter Pan · Buu's Reincarnation · Goku's Next Journey

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