What Is Wisdom?
Monkey, Pigsy, Sandy and Tripitaka are on their way to the palace in the Land of Search for Understanding; the king insists upon interviewing all pilgrims who pass. Following an argument, Monkey stays behind, and an evil magician turns him invisible. Posing as a Taoist priest, the magician persudes the naive king to hold a contest between him and the reluctant Tripitaka to determine which is better - Taoism or Buddhism. The magician plans to take over the kingdom - will he succeed?
The Fountain Of Youth
Tripitaka is shocked when his three followers bathe in a pool and are transformed into babies. It's a Fountain of Youth, and it belongs to two Spirits of Time Passed. Tripitaka must make one of these spirits cry, and use the tears to change his disciples back. Leaving Monkey with a babysitter, Tripitaka goes in search of these cannibalistitc spirits. Believing that Tripitaka won't return, the babysitter decides to sell the three babies at the local market.
A Shadow So Huge
Chen-Gold, the world's richest man, is advertising for a husband for his only daughter, beautiful Mai Sun. Possessed of the Spirit of Greed, he eats gold in order to turn himself golden. To feed his habits, he enslaves men to work in his gold mines. When Sandy tries to help an escaped slave, he becomes enslaved himself. Meanwhile, Pigsy puts himself forward as a possible husband for Mai-Sun. Tripitaka wonders where Pigsy and Sandy have gone, and sends Monkey to investigate.