Cowboy Bebop was aired on the satellite channel WOWOW, and all 26 episodes were shown. The time it aired was after midnight, but it was still hugely popular.
You know the first rule of combat? Shoot them before they shoot you.
Spike's hair changes from green to black repeatedly throughout the show.
"Brain Scratch" is the only episode that does not end with an intertitle.
When aired on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, Session 26: The Real Folk Blues Part 2, has the brightness and contrast levels of the colors turned almost extremely dark, probably to mask the blood shed that occurs frequently during the gunfights.