In the year 2071 AD, the crew of the spaceship Bebop travel the solar system trying to apprehend bounties. Nation-states have collapsed, and various races and peoples live throughout the solar system. In the slang of the era, \"Cowboys\" are bounty hunters. Most episodes revolve around a specific bounty, but the show often shares its focus with the pasts each of the four main characters and of more general past events, which are revealed and brought together as the series progresses.
En 2071, l\'équipage du vaisseau spatial Bebop voyage dans le système solaire à la recherche de primes. Dans l\'argot de l\'époque, ces chasseurs de primes sont appelés « cowboys ».