This season wastes no time at all and fast fowards straight into the action. It was exciting from beginning to end with the Goku vs Piccolo Jr fight possibly being my fav. fight in all of the Dragon Ball series. Piccolo Jr doesn't ever reach the "World-level" threat King Piccolo did but he still manages to be just as great and his narm is a great part of his charm. It's such a shame that after this all the side characters will just be irrelevant and go on to just fall under the "Butt Monkey" trope.
If you ask me the filler here wasn't really needed to be honest while the Goku and ChiChi adventures aren't bad it really felt forced to be honest. It would've been just fine if the final episode was just the end of the tournament.