After Goku defeats Colonel Silver, he takes some capsules in Colonel Silver's Camp and finds the robot. Goku tells the robot he wants to go to the North, so the robot tell him use a capsule containing an airplane. The robot offers Goku to pilot the plane for him toward the next Dragon Ball. While on their way to the North, the robot becomes frozen by the extreme cold and the two crash near Jingle Village.
Video game appearances
This robot appears in Dragon Ball: Origins as an enemy in Ox-King's Castle and Monster Carrot's Hideout. The Red Ribbon Robot also appears in Dragon Ball: Origins 2 in the same role it had in the manga, and also in bonus level 2-6, where it is found in the snow by Suno and repaired by Android 8 after Goku finds five missing parts of the robot in the snow.
Robots similar to it, Helper Robot, Someone's Robot, and Spy Robot are enemies in Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans.