"Goku's Special Technique" (悟空の新必殺技！？見てくれ、オラの瞬間移動, Gokū no Shinhissatsuwaza!? Mite Kure, Ora no Shunkan-Idō, lit. "Goku's New Finishing Technique?! Watch This, My Instantaneous Movement") is the sixth episode of the Trunks Saga and the one hundred twenty-third overall episode in the uncut Dragon Ball Z series. This episode first aired in Japan on January 22, 1992. Its original American airdate was September 11, 2000.
The Dragon Team begin their training at last.
- Goku explains how he escaped Namek's destruction.
- Goku displays his new technique, the Instant Transmission.
- Gohan vs. Goku and Piccolo
- Namek (Flashback)
- Yardrat (Flashback)
- Super Saiyan (Flashback)
Bruce Faulconer tracks
- In the manga, Goku describes how he escaped Namek and his landing on Yardrat but it is not shown. The anime shows this however when Goku is describing events to the others.
- Tien Shinhan training with Chiaotzu and Krillin training at Kame House is exclusive to the anime.
- Goku and Piccolo training with Gohan in the snow is exclusive to the anime.
- Yamcha training at a Gym is exclusive to the anime.
- This is the first episode of the second run of the Ocean Group dub, referred to as the "Westwood dub", as well as the first episode to feature Tom Keenlyside's score with that dub. The FUNimation dub continued to air in the United States, Australia and New Zealand.
- In Goku's flashback on the final moments of Planet Namek, he sees the Ginyu Force's ship while still in Frieza's spaceship. However, in the original airing of this moment, as well as the flashback immediately prior to Goku's explanation, he had been off of Frieza's ship for a few seconds and panicked as the planet exploded.
- This is the second time Goku steals Master Roshi's sunglasses since his fight with Tien Shinhan in Dragon Ball.
- When Chi-Chi is arguing with Goku about training Gohan, Goku is wearing a blue gi similar to the one he wore in Dragon Ball while he was training under Master Roshi for the 21st World Martial Arts Tournament.
- When the group is debating over whether or not to train for the coming androids or to gather the Dragon Balls to wish for the location of Dr. Gero, Vegeta, and Goku state that the Dragon Balls would take too long to locate. This is inconsistent with how long it usually takes, as they had a full 3 years before the androids would come (as a kid, Goku was able to gather them faster, and Mr. Popo is even able to gather them in less than a day as seen in the Frieza Saga). Though they could've said that because they wanted to fight the androids.
- In the manga and Japanese version, Vegeta threatened to kill Bulma if she even attempted to gather the balls and prevent him from fighting the Androids. By contrast, Goku says that he wants to fight the Androids too and that attacking Dr. Gero before he's made anything harmful to the world would be "not nice". The dialogue was probably changed to make them sound less battle hungry. This dialogue was changed back in DBZ Kai.
- When Goku asks Krillin and Yamcha to join as training partners, Krillin is seen without Master Roshi's sunglasses which he was shown wearing in several scenes right before and right after. When they fly off, Yamcha's sleeves disappear.