DBZ: A cartoon.
SW: Luke is shocked to find out that Darth Vader is his father.
DBZ: Trunks is shocked to find out that his father is a jerk.
SW: Very cool.
DBZ: Very cool.
SW: Characters say "I have a bad feeling about this."
DBZ: Characters say "I have a bad feeling about this."
SW: Jedi fight with the Force and a lightsabre.
DBZ: Saiyans fight with their energy in the USA, and with their "Ki" in Japan.
SW: Darth Vader is good first, then bad then good, right before he dies.
DBZ: Vegeta is bad first, then he dies twice then he's good, sort of.
SW: People die once and are never alive again.
DBZ: People die lots of times, but always come back to life.
SW: Cool main characters.
DBZ: Cool main characters.
SW: Cool minor characters.
DBZ: Cool minor characters.
SW: The movies came first, then the books.
DBZ: The comic book came first, then the show.
SW: Not a lot of blood.
DBZ: Lots of cartoon blood in the uncut version.
SW: The bad guys build things that blow up planets.
DBZ: The bad guys aren't smart enough to build things to blow up planets, but can blow them up with energy blasts.
SW: Chicks with stange hair styles.
DBZ: Chicks with blue hair.
SW: Threatening bad guys.
DBZ: Bad guys who sound like girls.
SW: Jedi don't screw around.
DBZ: Saiyans screw around.
SW: Anakin dies in the end.
DBZ: Goku is brought back to life in the end.
DBZ: Time travel and instant transmission.
SW: Jedi aren't supposed to be proud.
DBZ: Saiyans are proud of their pride.
SW: Bacta tanks.
DBZ: Senzu beans.
SW: When Jedi get ready to fight, they take off their robes and whip out their lightsabres.
DBZ: When Super Saiyans get ready to fight they make their hair blond so their IQ drops about 30 points.
SW: Everyone does their part to save the day.
DBZ: Goku pretty much always saves the day, unless Gohan does.
SW: Space travel.
DBZ: Space travel.
SW: Droids that fight.
DBZ: Androids that fight.
SW: A lot of action figure potential.
DBZ: A lot of action figure potential.
SW: Sometimes the kid saves the day.
DBZ: Sometimes the kid saves the day.
SW: Studly men.
DBZ: Studly men.
SW: Planets blowing up.
DBZ: Planets blowing up.
SW: Short people.
DBZ: Short people.
SW: Humans aren't the only ones who talk.
DBZ: Humans aren't the only ones who talk.
SW: The bad guys try to get the good guys to join them.
DBZ: The bad guys try to get the good guys to join them, only in the USA.
SW: They search their feelings.
DBZ: They search their feelings.
SW: The bad guys are usually the strong, silent and angry type.
DBZ: The bad guys are either angry of laughing hysterically.
SW: Token black guys like Lando and Mace Windu.
DBZ: Token black guys like Mr. Popo and Killa.
SW: There aren't very many women, but the women play a big part in saving the galaxy.
DBZ: There aren't very many women, and for the most part, all they do is bitch.
SW: There are zero illegitimate children born in the galaxy, unless they're from a virgin birth.
DBZ: There's at least one illegitimate child named Trunks.
SW: There are at least 6 million languages in the galaxy, but mostly everyone understands everyone else.
DBZ: There are about two languages in the galaxy, and no one understands anyone.