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Ash Ketchum (Character)
from "Pokémon" (1997)

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"Pokémon: Beauty and the Beach (#1.18)" (1997)
Brock: French-fried flounder! Seven layered crab cakes! Get 'em while they're cold!
Ash Ketchum: Try our new squid on a stick!
Brock: And our clam juice snow cones!

Ash Ketchum: Surf's up, dude!

Professor Oak: Your mother's been worried about you Ash, she says she still thinks of you as her little pumpkin.
Ash Ketchum: That makes me sound like a baby.
Delia Ketchum: You'll always be my baby. Won't you?
Ash Ketchum: Y-yeah.
Delia Ketchum: Well I just hope you aren't eating a lot of junk food and getting into any trouble.
Ash Ketchum: Of course not, uhh, at least not a lot of trouble.
Moe: I'm the one who got into trouble Mrs. Ketchum. Ash helped out at my restaurant when I really needed help. But even more importantly your son has been a great inspiration to me
Delia Ketchum: That's wonderful. What a relief.
Ash Ketchum: Thanks Moe.

Professor Oak: I think you should be very proud of your little pumpkin.
Delia Ketchum: I am proud Professor. Proud of my... young man.

Misty: Hey, I thought you guys were going to wait for me by the snack bar? How's the water?
[Ash, Brock and Pikachu all stare at Misty in her bikini]
Misty: What's wrong, why're you looking at me like that?
Ash Ketchum: It's just weird to see you lookin' like a girl.
Misty: [shocked] Ah? Well, see how weird this looks. Ha!
[Misty throws the Master Ball beach ball at Ash knocking him into the water]

Ash Ketchum: Isn't this great Misty?
Misty: The boat's beautiful. Who's it belong to?
Ash Ketchum: I don't know. Brock's the one who borrowed it. Guess he has some pretty rich friends.
Brock: Ash, I didn't borrow it.
Misty: You were the one who told me to come on board!
Ash Ketchum: Only after I saw Brock get on.
Brock: H-Hey wait a second. I was only following Pikachu.
Pikachu: Pika.
Ash Ketchum: Hm, I think we're in trouble.

Gary Oak: Ash, I know your out there in the crowd somewhere, but I didn't come here to make you jealous of me, Ash. I came here so some of my beautiful fan club members could make you jealous of me.
Gary's Cheerleaders, Gary's Cheerleaders: [cheering for Gary] Gary, Gary, he's our man, he'll trash Ash, we know he can!
Gary Oak: Thank you fans, great cheer! I wrote that one myself, Ashy.
Pikachu: [Pikachu falls off Ash's lap] Pi...
Ash Ketchum: We'll see who trashes who!

"Pokémon: Pokémon, I Choose You! (#1.1)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: Professor Oak? Where's my Pokémon?
Professor Samuel Oak: Your Pokémon?
Ash Ketchum: Yeah. I'm ready.
Professor Samuel Oak: You look more like you're ready for bed, not for Pokémon training. I hope you're not going to train in your pajamas.

Ash Ketchum: Hey, get out of there!
[Rattata runs away from his backpack]
Pokédex: A forest Pokémon - Rattata. It likes cheese, nuts, fruits and berries.
Ash Ketchum: Yeah, but this isn't a forest, it's an open field.
Pokédex: It also comes out in open fields to steal food from stupid travelers.
Ash Ketchum: So that means I'm stupid?
Pikachu: [laughs] Pika... Pika!

Misty: Hey, I got a bite! Oh wow I really think this could be a big one.
[Ash fly's into the air and hits the ground]
Misty: Nah, it's just a kid. Oh and a Pokémon. Aww, are you okay?"
Ash Ketchum: Yeah, I'm okay.
Misty: Not you! Look what you've done to that poor little thing. Is it breathing?

Ash Ketchum: [looks at the sky and sees Ho-oh] I wonder what that is?
Pokédex: There is no data. There are still Pokémon yet to be identified.

Professor Samuel Oak: It's name is Pikachu.
Ash Ketchum: It's so cute it's the best of all.
Professor Samuel Oak: You'll see.
Ash Ketchum: Oh, hi Pikachu.
[Ash gives Pikachu a hug]
Pikachu: Pika.
[Pikachu shocks Ash]
Professor Samuel Oak: It's also known as Electric Mouse. It's usually shy but can sometimes have an electrifying personality.
Ash Ketchum: I see what you mean.
Professor Samuel Oak: Shocking, isn't it?

Delia Ketchum: Oh you're playing catch, you're friends already

Ash Ketchum: Spearows! Do you know who I am? I'm Ash from the town of Pallet. I am destined to be the worlds number one Pokémon Master. I can't be defeated by the likes of you. I'm going to capture and defeat you all. You hear me? Pikachu, go inside the Poké Ball it's the only way. Come and get me!

"Pokémon: Fighting Fear with Fear! (#11.33)" (2008)
Meowth: Hey, Gligar's been gliscored.
Jessie: Good. The spitting image of our Gliscor Bot.
James: That means OUR Gliscor will have someone to look up to.
Ash Ketchum: Gliscor's MINE, right, Gliscor?
Gliscor: [determined] Gliscor!

[Just as soon as Gligar thanked Ash for finally allowing it to evolve, they find themselves ambushed by Team Rocket]
James: All right, jail breakers, we'll take it from here.
Jessie: It's back in the twerp box for you.
Ash Ketchum: Can't you guys GIVE it a rest?'!
Meowth: [laughs] What? And miss out on playin' wit' toys and messin' wit' YOU?'!
Wobbuffet: [hopping] Wobbuffet!
James: One Gligar, please.
Meowth: [presses a button] Ta go!
[the Gliscor Bot's tail is aiming for Gligar, much to its surprise]
Ash Ketchum: LOOK OUT!
[grabs Gligar before both are suspended by the tail from behind]
Ash Ketchum: AAAAHHH! Quick, Gligar, you've gotta get movin'.
[throws Gligar in the canyon]
Gligar: Gli! GLI'!'!'!'!'!'!'!
[Team Rocket gasps in shock]
Jessie: The twerp flipped.
James: [angrily pointing at Ash] Bad twerp!
Ash Ketchum: [struggling] No, you don't.
[Unfortunately, at the same time Ash escapes the machine's grasp, he also falls into the canyon]
Ash Ketchum: Aaaaaaahh!

[after both Gligar and Ash fell into the canyon to escape Team Rocket]
Ash Ketchum: WAHHHH!
[Gligar gets shocked in mid-fall once noticing Ash falling past her and tries to stop him from falling, but isn't fast enough]
Gligar: Gligar!
[calls to Ash, grinning]
Gligar: GLIGAR!
Ash Ketchum: GLIGAR, HEADS UP!
[pulls the Razor Fang out of his pocket and throws it at Gligar]
Ash Ketchum: The Razor Fang! GRAB it!
Gligar: [heads for the Razor Fang and grabs it] Gli!
[as soon as Gligar grabbed the Razor Fang, it starts evolving, much to Ash's delight, and is revealed to have evolved into Gliscor once the light enshrouding it fades]
Gliscor: Gli, Gliscor.
Ash Ketchum: [delighted] It evolved!
[looks down in shock]
Ash Ketchum: Huh?'! Whoa!
[continues shouting and flailing uncontrollably, until Gliscor appears out of nowhere and grabs him]
Gliscor: Gli.
[lowers its tail to the ground to cushion the impact]
Ash Ketchum: Thanks, Gliscor. What a catch.
Gligar: Gli, Gliscor.

[after Gligar successfully plows a tall tree, which now connects both sides of the canyon]
Ash Ketchum: You did it, Gligar!
[happily dancing with Gligar]
Ash Ketchum: You did it!
[twirls Gligar]
Ash Ketchum: You did it!
[calmly holds up the Razor Fang]
Ash Ketchum: You know what that means. You can use the Razor Fang and evolve if you want to.
Gligar: [amazed] Gli...
[happily hugs Ash]
Gligar: Gligar!

[When James is trying to wake up Jessie and Meowth, Ash and Gligar managed to climb out of the chasm, much to Ash's exhaustion]
Gligar: [nervous] Gligar?
Ash Ketchum: [calmly] I'm telling you, you gotta stop worrying. Now first things first, we gotta figure out how to cross.
[notices a tall tree near the cliff]
Ash Ketchum: I've got it. That'll work. 'Kay, Gligar,
[pointing at the tree]
Ash Ketchum: Use Steel Wing to knock down that tree!
Gligar: [jumps up] Gligar!
Ash Ketchum: That's it! Now give it all you got!
Gligar: [determined] Gli.
[heads for the tree]
Gligar: Gar!
[hits the tree, but gets knocked back]
Gligar: Gli!
[gets rebounded back into Ash's arms]
Ash Ketchum: [concerned] You all right?
Gligar: [notices the pain in its pincers] Gli.
[struggles to get up, and manages to unfazed]
Gligar: Gli.

[after Gligar manages to get up unfazed, despite its failure to knock down a tree]
Ash Ketchum: [shocked] Whoa, what's gotten into you?
Ash Ketchum: Way to go! I know you can do it now!
Gligar: Gli!
Ash Ketchum: 'Kay, use Steel Wing!
Gligar: [standing on its tail] Gli!
[flapping its wings]
Gligar: Gli, gli, gli!
[leaps up]
Ash Ketchum: All you have to do is keep believing in yourself!
Gligar: Gligar!
[heads for the tree]
Ash Ketchum: Now hit it!
Gligar: [knocks the tree down] Gligar! Gli!

Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (1999)
[English Version]
Ash: [crying] I'll do whatever it takes to get that third treasure. But, what if I mess up? What if... I...
Misty: You can do it.
Melody: We know you can.
Ash: Yeah, you're right. I can do it. I'm the Chosen One.
[walking on the snow]
Ash: Right now I feel more the frozen one.
[falls on the snow]
Ash: Maybe they got the wrong Ash.
[Japanese Version]
Satoshi: [crying] And I'm just... Kasumi, Kenji, Flula-san.
Kasumi: Satoshi.
Flula: Satoshi-kun.
Satoshi: Let's go save the world! We have to try!
[walking on the snow]
Satoshi: I said I'd do it.
[falls on the snow]
Satoshi: But it's still a long way to go.

Ash: It's times like these that I wish I had been named Bob.

Mrs. Ketchum: And remember Ash, everyday, you're my hero.
Ash: Thanks, mom.

Ash: [after realizing the "World shall turn to Ash" statement] Right now I wish I was named "Bob" instead of "Ash".

Jesse: Prepare for more trouble than you've ever seen!
James: Make it double; we're on the big screen!
Ash: I'm going to have to catch this on video!

"Pokémon: Mastering Current Events (#12.49)" (2010)
Ash Ketchum: [holds up Gliscor's Poké-Ball] Okay, Gliscor, time for bed.
Gliscor: [reluctant] Scor!
Ash Ketchum: But Gliscor, you've gotta get some rest.
Brock: I guess Gliscor's got a lot to think about.
Ash Ketchum: [sadly] Guess so.

[after Gliscor's air battle training; in the morning]
McCann: Really? You want an air battle with me again?
Maya: Even though Gliscor wasn't able to land a single hit before?
Ash Ketchum: Yes, we do. We're asking for another chance, please.
Pikachu: Pika.
Piplup: Piplup.
Dawn: Oh, please, sir. Ash and Gliscor worked really hard all night long learning to read the wind.
Brock: They get it now.
Ash Ketchum: 'Course, we might not be able to beat Scizor after this, but still. We really wanna check how far we've come, and look at Gliscor's progress.
Gliscor: [determined] Gli!
McCann: Dear, what should I do?
Maya: Well, there's always more time to kill, so why not?

[while Ash and co. are sleeping, Pikachu goes outside, where Gliscor is gazing at the moon, still mourning about his loss]
Pikachu: [off-screen] Pika, Pika?
Gliscor: Gli.
Pikachu: Pikachu.
Ash Ketchum: [approaches them] Gliscor.
Gliscor: [looks away] Gli.
Ash Ketchum: Too upset to sleep, huh?
Gliscor: Scor.
Ash Ketchum: Hey, what do you say we take a whack at trying to read the wind, just like McCann said?
Gliscor: [heads up] Gli?
Gliscor: Scor.

[after everyone appreciated Gliscor's improved skills used in the rematch with Scizor]
McCann: Tell me, Ash. How would you like to leave Gliscor with me for a little training?
Ash Ketchum: Leave Gliscor here?
McCann: If your Gliscor was able to read the wind that well in just one night, there's a making of a great pupil here.
Ash Ketchum: [astonished] Whoa. I don't know what to say.
McCann: It's quite amazing how this reminds me of the very first time I met Scizor. It's been a long time since I've met a Pokémon I wanted to train.
Gliscor: [shocked] Gliscor?
[stares at the ground, thinking]
Gliscor: Gli...

[when the gang asks McCann to battle Ash's Gliscor]
Maya: Why not? Since you're retired, there's not that much to do.
McCann: Perhaps. Might be a nice way to kill some time.
[Both Dawn and Brock sweatdrop and chuckle at this, while Gliscor gives a "I don't get it" look]
Ash Ketchum: Kill some time, huh?

Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Ash: [thinking] No, Lucario isn't really gone...
Ash: Its Aura is with me!

Brock: [handing out food] Next comes Kidd... What?
[Notices the Bonsly eating food off the tray]
Brock: What kinda Pokemon are you? Back off! I made that especially for Kidd!
[Bonsly fakes crying by using Fake Tears]
Ash: Hey!
[to Brock while scowling]
Ash: That wasn't nice!
May: You didn't have to shout!

Lucario: You humans are all alike! You can't be trusted!
Ash: Are you saying you don't trust me?
Lucario: You'd leave Pikachu without hesitating if you had to!
Ash: There's no way I'd ever run out on Pikachu!
Lucario: Humph... your word means nothing.
[turns to go]
Ash: [growls] How do we know Sir Aaron deserted the queen like you say? How about you tell us the real story, Lucario? You deserted Sir Aaron and the Queen didn't you?
Lucario: [turns around angrily] WHAT DID YOU SAY?
May: [crosses her arms at Ash] Ash, you're not helping!
Ash: [to May, says calmly] I didn't start it.
Lucario: What makes you think that Pikachu didn't run off and desert you cause it didn't want you for a master?
[Starts walking off]
Ash: [growls] Take it back!
[He throws himself at Lucario, the two wrestle in the river until Lucario leaps out and walks off]
May: [later that night as Ash is drying himself off] That was so uncalled for!
Ash: So what? It shouldn't have said Pikachu left me.
May: Well, you know, you said some pretty terrible things to Lucario too.
Ash: [He looks down] ... yeah.

Sir Aaron: [sits down and receives damage] Lucario, forgive me.
Lucario: I do Master.
Sir Aaron: Please understand. I had to seal you inside the staff. I knew if I didn't you'd follow me here and suffer the same fate.
[places his gloves down]
Sir Aaron: I only wish you could have known the real story.
Lucario: [gasps] I understand!
Sir Aaron: One day you will be released in a peaceful and more distant time. What would it be like? I wonder if-
[takes damage and begins to disappear]
Sir Aaron: I have no regrets. My journey has been good. I served a beautiful queen and you and I shared many adventures.
[closes his eyes]
Sir Aaron: Those memories will always be with me.
Lucario: [begins to tear up] Master! If you could only hear me, I want to tell you how much you mean to me.
Sir Aaron: Lucario, farewell.
[Lucario gasps]
Sir Aaron: [only his head remains] You were more to me than just my student. You are my closest friend.
Lucario: I feel the same.
Sir Aaron: Who knows? It could be... one day... we will see each other again.
[a single tear falls]
Sir Aaron: I hope so my friend.
[finally disappears fully]
Sir Aaron: [the Time Flower ends]
Lucario: [cries] Aaron, my friend. I'm sorry I failed you.
Ash: [holds Lucario's paw] That's not true. You proved you're a true Guardian of Aura like Sir Aaron.
Pikachu: Pika.
Lucario: Thank you, Ash.
[Ash nods]
Lucario: [Lucario takes massive damage]
Ash: Lucario! Please, hang on! You can't leave us yet.
Lucario: I have to go Ash. Aaron is waiting for me.
Lucario: [Lucario and Aaron's spirits join together and fly up to the sky]

Ash: [after being headlocked by Lucario] Whyd did you do that?
Lucario: You snuck up behind me; that is always a mistake.
Ash: Hey Lucario, I'm really glad you're coming along to help me find Pikachu.
Lucario: This Pikachu, are you its master?
Ash: Master? Are you kidding? No Pikachu and I are best friends.
Lucario: Friends?
Ash: If one of your friends was lost, you'd wanna bring 'em too, wouldn't ya?
Lucario: I don't have any friends and I don't want any.
[leaves the room]
Ash: [sarcastically] Nice attitude.

Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
Narrator: Today, Ash, Brock and Misty are taking a break from their Pokémon adventures. As always, Ash is determined to become a Pokémon master. And, as always, he's ready to endure any hardship, bear any burden... with strength, stamina and a will of steel.
Ash Ketchum: Hungry. Need food.
Misty: Oh, Ash! You haven't done a thing all day!
Ash Ketchum: I'm too weak to work, Misty. I haven't eaten since breakfast.
Brock: This lunch is going to be just perfect for you, Ash. It's my lazy-boy 'no-chew' stew.

Ash Ketchum: The world's greatest Pokémon master is waiting for me. Let's use our Pokémon to get to that island.
Misty: Ash, our Pokémon aren't strong enough. They can't handle giant waves like this.
Ash Ketchum: [upset] Guess you're right...
Jesse: [Team Rocket arrive in a boat, dressed as Vikings] You vant to cross maybe? Ve take you, ya? Ve Vikings are used to big vaves. Ve get you to New lsland faster than you can say fahrvergnügen.
Jesse: [cuts to them rowing] Stroke! Stroke! Stroke! Stroke! Stroke! Oh, I think I'm gonna have one!
Brock: I didn't know Vikings still existed.
Ash Ketchum: They mostly live in Minnesota.
Misty: Something's not right. Are you sure this boat's safe?
Jesse: Don't vorry. This ship von't let you down. Ve alvays sail in da rough veather. Don't get upset.
Meowth: Tell my stomach.
Jesse: Heave!
James: Ho!
Jesse: Heave!
James: Ho!
Jesse: Heave!
James: Ho!
Misty: lt's all right, Togepi. We're going to be okay.
[a huge tidal wave crashes into the boat, taking Team Rocket's Viking costumes off in the process]
Ash Ketchum: Those aren't Vikings!
Misty: It's Team Rocket!
Brock: I should have known there was something fishy about them besides the way they smell!
Jesse: Haha! Prepare for trouble!
James: Make it double!
Meowth: Forget the motto. We're going to have to... aaah!
[another tidal wave sweeps over, knocking everyone out of the boat]

Misty: [after Ash has been challenged to a Pokemon match] Ash, you just said you were too weak to work.
Ash Ketchum: That's right, I am too weak to work. But a Pokemon battle isn't work.
Brock: That's progress. At least his mouth is working.
[Japanese version]
Kasumi: I thought you weren't be able to move a millimeter.
Satoshi: I can do one or two Pokémon battles before breakfast.
Takeshi: This is lunch, by the way. So it'd before your afternoon meal.

Kasumi: [When Mewtwo is stealing the Pokémon with the Clone Balls] Are you stealing other people's Pokémon?
Mewtwo: Stealing? No. I'm making copies stronger than the Pokémon you're so proud of.
Takeshi: Copies?
Satoshi: Stop it! That's against the rules!
Mewtwo: Don't give me orders.
[Throws Satoshi into Takeshi]
Mewtwo: I'll decide my own rules.
[Sends the Clone Balls to steal the Pokémon]

Satoshi: Stop.
Takeshi: Satoshi.
Satoshi: Just stop already!
[Mewtwo and Mew shoot their psychic beams toward each other]
Satoshi: Stop!
[Satoshi runs to the middle of the fight where he gets hit by the beams]
Kasumi: Satoshi!
Takeshi: Satoshi!
Pikachu: Pika pi.
[Satoshi falls to the floor]
Mewtwo: Fool! A human tried to stop our fight?
Pikachu: [runs to Satoshi] Pika pi! Pikachu?
[Satoshi becomes stone, then Pikachu shakes him]
Pikachu: Pika. Pika pi. Pika pi.
[uses Thundershock to Satoshi]
Pikachu: Pikachu!
[but nothing happened]
Pikachu: Pika pi.
[uses Thundershock again]
Pikachu: Chu!
[still didn't revive him]
Pikachu: [Pikachu continues shocking Satoshi, but to no avail]
Pikachu: Chu! Chu! Chu! Chu!
Kasumi: Pikachu.
Pikachu: [exhausting its Thundershock] Chu!
Pikachu: Chu!
[didn't shock Satoshi this time]
Pikachu: [panting before starting to cry]
[Then, Jugons, Gyaradoses, Fushigabanas, Zenigames, Lizardons, Fushigadanes, Kamexes, Rokons, Goducks, and the rest of the Pokémon cries for Satoshi]

"Pokémon: Uncrushing Defeat! (#12.28)" (2009)
James: Even my gloves hurt.
Jessie: Whoever said that the twerp was bummed from losing his battle and would be an easy mark is an absolute buffoon. Lemme at that idiot.
Meowth: YOU'RE dat idiot.
Jessie: What?'!
James: Something about going after "the weakest of the twerp herd."
Meowth: Yeah, and also somethin' profound about pluckin' Pikachu while de iron is hot.
James, Meowth: [eerily] That would be our loser, Jessie.
Jessie: [gulps, then angrily starts shouting and pointing at the others] Don't you make this MY fault! You bunch of babies are in denial! And since you didn't stop me, it's YOUR fault!
James, Meowth: When it comes to not facing the truth, YOU'RE the queen of denial!
Jessie: [growls] I can't hear you!
[Team Rocket stops arguing and look behind them, only to notice Ash and his Pokémon smirking confidently. In addition, all seven are partially shrouded with a glowing light]
Gliscor: Gliscor!
Monferno: Bui!
Grotle: Monferno!
Staraptor: Grotle!
Staraptor: Staraptor!
Pikachu: Pika!
Ash Ketchum: Hmm...

[When Ash returns with his Pokémon]
Dawn: Ash, Brock just told us he saw it.
Ash Ketchum: Saw "it"? Saw what?

[after Grotle and Staraptor defeated Yanmega and Carnivine, respectively]
Ash Ketchum: It's time to finish this thing up! Monferno, Mach Punch!
[Cue Monferno rapidly firing several Mach Punches like a Bullet Seed attack, knocking Team Rocket over and making Meowth release the net containing Pikachu]
Dawn: That was AMAZING!
Brock: Monferno's become a real powerhouse since it evolved.
Pikachu: [falls out of the net] Pi...
Pikachu: Pika, Pi!
[unhesitatingly runs to his friends]
Ash Ketchum: [laughs] Pikachu!
Pikachu: Pikachu, Pika, Pika!

"Pokémon: Sparks Fly for Magnemite (#1.30)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: Hey, nurse! Hey, nurse!
Nurse Joy: [yawning] Do you kids have any idea just what time it is? Don't you know that you should be sleeping now?
Ash Ketchum: I'm sorry, but there's something really wrong with my Pikachu.
Nurse Joy: [looks at Pikachu while yawning] A cold.
Ash Ketchum: [angry] This is no cold! Your sisters and cousins were a lot more helpful!

Ash Ketchum: [to Nurse Joy] Your sisters and cousins were a lot more helpful!

Ash Ketchum: Miss.
Nurse Joy: Hm?
Ash Ketchum: Excuse me, but are you by any chance the oddball in your family?

"Pokémon: Pokémon Emergency! (#1.2)" (1997)
Pikachu: [after Pikachu zaps Team Rocket] Do I have to do everything? That mouse is cat food, Meowth, Just wait. Pikachu you're mine!
Ash Ketchum: Grrr...
Pikachu: [to Ash] Pika, Pika, Pika, Pika.
Ash Ketchum: [questioning Pikachu] Pika, Pika?
Pikachu: [Pikachu nods] Pika!
Ash Ketchum: Pika Pika power?
Pikachu: Pika!
Ash Ketchum: So you want... you want more power.
[Ash gets on Misty's burned up bike and starts pedaling]
Meowth: What's this?
Ash Ketchum: Well, let's just say that Pikachu and I are gonna generate a little excitement for you, Meowth.

Nurse Joy: [after Koffing knocks itself into a tray of Pokeballs] Get those Pokeballs!
Ash Ketchum: Uhhh... right!
Misty: This is war! Don't just hold 'em, throw 'em!
Ash Ketchum: All, right! Pokeball, here we go!
[Ash throws the Pokeball]

Ash Ketchum: Pokeball, here we go!
[Ash throws the Pokeball, but it is empty]
Ash Ketchum: Uhh! Empty?
Misty: We're never gonna beat them that way!
Nurse Joy: Some of the Pokeballs *are* empty.
Ash Ketchum: Well, now she tells me.
[Ash picks up another Pokeball]
Ash Ketchum: This one feels like a real winner. Pokeball, go!
[out comes a Rattata]

Pokémon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Ash Ketchum: But Diane, we're not really magicians.
Jessie: Yeah, yeah, sure and, we're not really clowns.

Ash Ketchum: How are we supposed to get out?
Max: I don't know, Ash. Must be some trick. I hope, or this could end bad.

Ash Ketchum: A good friend left me and, I miss her, every day... but I... I know we'll always be friends forever!

"Pokémon: Primeape Goes Bananas (#1.25)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: Where'd my hat go?
[Ash looks and sees Manky mocking him wearing his hat]
Ash Ketchum: Aw! You little thief, give me back my hat!
[Manky continues to mock Ash and turns his hat around and pretends to throw a Pokéball ]
Ash Ketchum: Grrrrrr!
Misty: You can get another hat, Ash.
Ash Ketchum: It's not the hat, it's the principle.
[Ash walks towards the tree]
Misty: Hold, it! You're just gonna get beat up again.
Ash Ketchum: It's mine!
Misty: What's so great about that hat?
Ash Ketchum: I can't replace that hat! I won it at the official Pokémon League Expo. Don't you know how tough it is to get one of those hats?

Brock: [about the hat] It's official.
Misty: I didn't know it wasn't an official Pokémon Leauge hat. I remembered I entered the same contest too.
Ash Ketchum: I had to send in about a million post cards to win that hat!
Misty: [Misty turns around embarrassed] No wonder I didn't win, I only sent in one.
Brock: Poor Ash, losing an official hat, is like losing your best friend.

"Pokémon: Battle Aboard the St. Anne (#1.15)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: Reality can really bum you out...

Ash Ketchum: Do you know anyone who says radical anymore?
Misty: Uh-uh.

"Pokémon: Tears for Fears! (#11.1)" (2008)
Chimchar: [Confused and wraps its arms around Ash's neck] Chimchar... CHIMCHARRRRR! CHIMCHARRRRR!
Ash Ketchum: What's wrong? Everyone thinks you're great.
[Picking Chimchar up]
Ash Ketchum: You have some pretty strong attacks. And you did great against an opponant that wasn't a good match for you.
Brock: Yeah your combinations of attacks are great.
Dawn: Yeah and your flamethrower rocks!
Piplup: Piplup Piplup!
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar! You're going to be just fine.
Dawn: Who knew? About Chimchar's softer side I mean.
Brock: Sometimes it's good to let it all out. Chimchar wasn't allowed to show any emotions around Paul.
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar.

Ash Ketchum: What the?
Chimchar: Chimchar? CHIMCHAR!
[Chimchar crosses its arms and closes its eyes]
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar GO! Huh? Oh that's right. You're scared because were attacked by a bunch of Zangoose before right? Chimchar I know how wierd and scary that time must have been for you back then but right now they're in trouble and you're the only one that can save them. Chimchar I know you can.
Chimchar: Chimchar?
[Jumping on Ash's shoulder]
Chimchar: Okay!
Ash Ketchum: Listen Chimchar don't worry about blaze. We don't need it. We won the tag battle without it right?
Chimchar: Yeah!
Ash Ketchum: You've got some really strong moves. Listen Chimchar you've got to believe in yourself and stay strong for all of us. Okay Chimchar let's give em a battle. Alright: Chimchar USE FLAME THROWER!
[Chimchar attacks the Zangoose with flame thrower]
Chimchar: CHIM... CHARRR! Chimchar?
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar DODGE IT AND USE SCRATCH!
Chimchar: Chimchar?
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar BEHIND YOU! Oh!
[Ash takes a Zangoose scratch in the shoulder]
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar are you okay?
Chimchar: Chimchar?
Ash Ketchum: Good! Okay Chimchar HURRY UP AND USE DIG!
Chimchar: [Chimchar digs a hole in the ground to confuse the Zangoose. Chimchar comes up underneath the lead Zangoose and pushes it hard enough to knock it into the ground] CHIIMMMMM-CHARRR!
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar USE DIG ONE MORE TIME!
Chimchar: Chimchar
[Chimchar digs under the ground again and comes up behind the two remaining Zangoose]
Ash Ketchum: Alright! Flamethrower MAXIMUM POWER!
[Chimchar uses a full power flame thrower to knock the two remaining Zangoose out cold]
Ash Ketchum: Chimchar you were great! See? I told you you could do it?
Dawn: Chimchar was amazing.
Brock: And strong too.

Pokemon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom (2011)
Damon: Ash, you can't give up! Because you were chosen by the dragon Pokemon!
Ash Ketchum: Me give up? No way!

Zekrom: [speaking from within its black orb] What is your wish? Your ideal?
Ash Ketchum: Ideal? I really want to help Victini.
[remembers back to his recent memories with Victini]
Ash Ketchum: I've got to help! Victini's lived here all alone for a thousand years. Lonely, must have been so lonely. I promised I would take Victini to see the ocean.
Zekrom: [awakens, and roars] Your ideal will lead to the fulfillment of your wish.

Pokémon Heroes (2002)
Ash Ketchum: It's all gone!
Lorenzo: But I'm afraid it's coming back.
Brock: Huh?
Misty: What do you mean?

Ash Ketchum: Hey! What do you think you're doing ?
Annie: We're just trying to prevent a fashion statement.
Ash Ketchum: Well, this is no way to do it!

"Animation Domination High-Def: Pikachu Gets Pokemon Rabies (#1.8)" (2012)
Ash Ketchum: Pikachu, I love you so much.
Pikachu: Pika.

Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions (2010)
Ash Ketchum: Zorua, we promise we'll visit your homeland next!
Zorua: Ash...
Ash Ketchum: Count on it! We can't wait.

"Pokémon: Doc Brock! (#11.42)" (2009)
[last lines]
Narrator: [voice-over] Although our heroes can breathe a sigh of relief now that Pachirisu is back to good health, the responsibilities of being a good trainer have given Ash and Dawn something to think about and act on as their Celestic Town journey contin...
Ash Ketchum: [cuts off] We forgot Gliscor!
[Both three gasp in horror. Back on the road to the cabin at sunset, Gliscor is still hopping back home]
Gliscor: Gliscor.
[collapses; angrily]
Gliscor: SCOOORRR!

"Pokémon: Triple Leaders, Team Threats (#14.5)" (2011)
[as Ash is heading for the Straiton City Gym]
Iris: [appears next to Ash] So tell me. Where's the gym?
Ash: [startled] Whoa! Iris! The gym... let's see...
Ash: I don't know.
Iris: All ready to go, but you don't know where you're going, just like a kid.

"Pokémon: Gone with the Windworks (#12.39)" (2010)
Dawn: [about the security guard] Do you think maybe nobody's in the security room anymore?
Brock: Or do you think he's still napping?
Ash Ketchum: Man, that's all we need.
Lyra: Guess we have no choice but to wait.
Khoury: What are we going to do if he never sees us?
Lyra: Come on, Khoury. What are you talking about?
Khoury: What if that security guard leaves without noticing us and goes off on a long vacation or something? That means one thing... We're going to be stuck in this tiny room FOR THE REST OF OUR LONELY, FRUSTRATED AND PATHETIC LITTLE LIVES!
Lyra: ...For some reason, I think a positive thinking course would do a world of good for Khoury, you know?

"Pokémon: Gone Corphishin' (#6.23)" (2004)
[Ash throws a pokeball at Corphish and captures it. The pokeball sucks Corphish inside itself and continues to make a whirring sound until it stops]
Pikachu: Pi-Pika-Chu!
Ash: Corphish COME ON OUT!
Corphish: Cor-phish-phish-phish!
Ash: Hey Corphish would you like to come with us on our journey?
Corphish: [Nodding its head yes] Cor-phish-phish-phish!
Ash: It's great to have you. Welcome to the team.
[Ash goes to shake Corphish's claw. Corphish's handshake is so strong that it flings Ash over its back]
Ash: Oh! Corphish may be a strong pokemon but it has a lot to learn about team spirit.

"Pokémon: Challenge of the Samurai (#1.4)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: [Misty screams] What's wrong?
Misty: I saw another bug. Gross!
[Pikachu and Ash sigh]
Ash Ketchum: Maybe its a cow-derpie!

"Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl: Gliger! Wings of Friendship! (#1.85)" (2008)
[Just before Gliger is about to get caught by Rocket-Dan]
Satoshi: ABUNAI!

"Pokémon: Working on a Right Move! (#13.28)" (2010)
[last lines]
Narrator: [voice-over] And so, Ash advances to round four: the quarter-finals, where our battle with Paul promises some red-hot excitement, so stay tuned for two longtime rivals going head to head.
Ash Ketchum: I got Buizel, Professor.
Prof. Oak: Good. Noctowl and the others are all in good hands. So, waiting for your third Pokémon for tomorrow?
Ash Ketchum: Right. It should be here any minute now.
Piplup: Pip, Piplup.
Dawn: [enters the Pokémon Center] Hey, Ash, it's here!
Ash Ketchum: Really?
Pikachu: Pika?
[Dawn and Ash head outside at night, where Brock is waiting for them]
Brock: Ash!
[points at something off-screen]
Brock: Look!
[Ash and Dawn look at the moon and notice a shadow heading for them, much to Pikachu's and Ash's amazement]
Ash Ketchum: I've been waiting. Gliscor!
Gliscor: [eagerly licks its chops] Gli.

"Pokémon: Here Comes the Squirtle Squad (#1.12)" (1997)
Ash: [after being doused by Squirttle's water gun Pikachu lets off a thundershock that not only shocks the Squirttle but shocks Ash, Misty, and Brock as well] PI-KA-CH-U KOCK-IT-OFF!
Brock Harrison: [Wearily] Wet clothes conduct electricity.

"Pokémon: Jumping Rocket Ship (#11.51)" (2009)
[when the gang is searching for their Pokémon]
Barry: Man, oh man, Ash. Commemorative picture, my foot. This is all your fault, you know.
Ash Ketchum: What?'! All my fault?'!
Dawn: Argue all you want, but nothing's gonna change.
Gliscor: [from above] Gliscor!
Ash Ketchum: [noticing his Flying-type Pokémon] Staravia! Gliscor!
Gliscor: Gliscor!
[lands on Ash and glomps him]
Ash Ketchum: Nice to see you, too.

"Pokémon: Battling a Thaw in Relations (#13.31)" (2011)
[after Paul sent in Electivire]
Ash: [thinking] Electric-type moves have no effect on Gliscor, but still...
Gliscor: [turns to Ash] Gliscor Gli Gliscor.
Ash: But Gliscor...
[short pause]
Ash: 'Kay, you got yourself a deal.

"Pokémon: A Real Rival Rouser (#13.30)" (2011)
Ash: Gliscor, let's see what you've learned from your training with the Air Battle Master! You ready?
Ash's Gliscor: [nods] Gliscor!
Ash: [thinking] I know Drapion's battle style by now, and the only one who can turn the tables on Paul is Gliscor.

"Pokémon: The Bridge Bike Gang (#1.35)" (1997)
James: [after Jessie and James' story of being former members of the bicycle gang has been revealed] I guess our secret past isn't so secret anymore.
Ash Ketchum: I kinda wish it still was a secret.

"Pokémon: The Heartbreak of Brock (#4.41)" (2001)
Misty: [after discuusing the idea of Brock getting married] You and I will be married someday too...
Ash: Mm-hmm...
[suddenly turns to Misty and yells]
Ash: HUH?
[Misty turns her eyes to Ash nervously]

A Sneak Peek at Pokémon (1998) (V)
Ash Ketchum: You've been selected to receive this sneak peek about a phenomenon called Pokémon. A hit TV show, a Game Boy game, and loads of other cool things that are about to take America by storm!

"Pokémon: Riding the Winds of Change! (#11.12)" (2008)
[after almost all Gligar left the city]
Nurse Joy: [sighs] What a relief.
Officer Jenny: Now we can finally relax.
[Just then, the Gligar flies on-screen]
Gligar: Gli.
[winks and licks her lips affectionately]
Gligar: Gligar!
Ash Ketchum: Not again!
[he and Pikachu gasp before Gligar lands on him and starts struggling]
Ash Ketchum: Hey! Where'd you learn how to fly?'!
Dawn: [drags Gligar off of Ash] Why didn't you go with your friends?
Gligar: [winks and licks her lips affectionately] Gli.
Brock: I'll tell you what I think! Gligar likes Ash!
[Dawn is confused, while Ash is dumbstruck]
Gligar: [smiling] Gligar.

Pokémon Puzzle League (2000) (VG)
Ash Ketchum: [Pikachu is relaxing in a floating tube having a drink while Ash lays in the chair relaxing. The phone rings and Ash answers the phone and the video phone screen with Professor Oaks turns on. Pikachu walks up to Ash] Hi Professor Oak.
Professor Oak: Hello Ash. I have an important message for you, they're starting an official Puzzle League Tournament and you are selected as one of the challengers.
Ash Ketchum: I'll go sign up.
Pikachu: Pika P.
Professor Oak: I'm so proud of you Ash. Being selected for this event is such an honor. Well, There's no time to explain everything. You must hurry.
Ash Ketchum: Well let's go.
Pikachu: Pika!
[Pikachu climbs on Ash. Ash puts the phone down, stands up. Professor Oaks puts his hands and face to the screen]
Professor Oak: Wait! Don't forget to come see me at my office in Puzzle League minutes!
Ash Ketchum: Yeah.
[Ash runs off]
Professor Oak: Did you hear me Ash?
Narrator: Eager to prove themselves in this new type of Pokemon battle. Ash and Pikachu race to Pokemon Puzzle League Village.
[Ash and Pikachu arrive Pokemon Puzzle League Village]
Ash Ketchum: There it is Pikachu. Are you ready for another new challenge?
Pikachu: Pikachu!

"Pokémon: Ditto's Mysterious Mansion (#1.36)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: Prepare for trouble!
Brock: And make it double double.
James: Grrr. Quit imitating us.
Misty: To protect the world from devastation.
Duplica: To ignite all peoples within our nation.
Jessie: Grrr. This is insulting.
Ash Ketchum: The denounce the evils of truth and love.
Misty: To extend our reach to the stars above.
Ash Ketchum: Ash.
Misty: Misty.
Brock: And Brock.
Duplica: Duplica. That's right!
Brock: Team Rocket, blast off at the speed of light!
Duplica: Surrender now, or prepare to fight all of us.
Pikachu: Pika. Pika.

"Pokémon: The Underground Round Up (#2.34)" (1999)
Ash: [Misty faces a horde of Electrode ready to explode] Don't worry, Misty. Just don't sneeze... or move around... or even breathe.
Misty: [exasperated] Don't breathe? If I don't breathe, I'll croak!

"Pokémon: Dennô Senshi Porygon (#1.38)" (1997)
Satoshi: [about the transfer machine error] Joy-san, just what is happening here?
Joi: What hasn't been happening? I want to know too, for example, when we transfer a Pokemon as rare as say, Kyukon, The Pokemon that arrives is switched, and the original never gets there at all! Anyway, it looks like a bug in the system is causing it.

"Pokémon: To Master the Onix-pected (#1.71)" (1998)
Ash Ketchum: I'm tired and hungry.
Brock: I'm exhausted and starving.
Misty: I'm fine and dandy!

"Pokémon: The Ninja Poké-Showdown (#1.32)" (1997)
Ash Ketchum: [the door opens and Venonat appears] Venonat? It's you! I'm gonna teach you a lesson! Come back!
[Ash chases after Venonat; and then sees ninja stars flying at him out of nowhere and sticks him to the wall]
Misty, Brock: Ash!
Misty: Huh? Where is he?
Brock: There must be another way out!
Misty: Maybe it's just another trick.
Ash Ketchum: [the wall turns around and Ash is stuck to the wall] Someone help me!
Aya: [Ash, Misty and Brock hear cackling from out of nowhere as a girl drops down to the ground from nowhere] Born in darkness, living in darkness, such as the fate of the ninja. I am Aya, Ninja Warrior!
Misty: [notices Aya's hair colour] But don't you think that colour is a little *bright* for a ninja?
Aya: I don't need your fashion report! But tell me, didn't you enjoy my little star treatment?
Ash Ketchum: You can't just chuck throwing stars around! It's dangerous!
Misty: That's right! Tell her, Brock! Huh?
[Misty sees Brock gaze at Aya, lovestruck]
Brock: [lovestruck while gazing at Aya] I think that electric pink suits you perfectly; and you certainly look lovely!
[Aya slaps Brock's hand, Misty and Ash groan in annoyance]
Aya: [Aya groans and throws Brock to the ground] This is a training camp! It was *your* fault you let your guard down!
Ash Ketchum: My "guard down?"
Aya: I won't let you leave this mansion without having a Pokémon battle with *me* first!
Venonat: Venonat!
Ash Ketchum: Oh! That thing!
Aya: This Venonat informed me that three stupid-looking people had entered the mansion.
Venonat: Venonat-veno!
Ash Ketchum: For your information, we're not the stupid ones around here! I accept your challenge!
[Ash reminds Aya he is still stuck to the wall with her ninja stars]
Ash Ketchum: Uh, but first, can you let me down from here?
[Aya falls over and Misty groans]

"Pokémon: A Chansey Operation (#1.45)" (1998)
Nurse Joy: We need your hospital to help care for some of these patients temporary.
Ash Ketchum: You *have* to help them!
Dr. Proctor: OK, bring them down this way. By the way Nurse Joy, would you be interested in going out for pizza Saturday night?
Nurse Joy: You can talk to me about pizza after our work is done!
[she hangs up the phone]
Dr. Proctor: Well, can't blame a guy for trying.
Brock: I don't like this guy, he sounds like me.
Misty: That *is* disturbing.
Pikachu: Pika.

"Pokémon: Pokemon, I Choose You! (#1.1)" (1997)
Kasumi: What a horrible wound.
Satoshi: Thanks.
[Kasumi slaps Satoshi in the face]

"Pokémon: Gotta Catch Ya Later! (#5.64)" (2003)
Misty: Will I... see you again?
Ash: You will. I swear!

Pokémon 4Ever (2001)
Ash Ketchum: Alright
[He sits with Celebi, who's dying, in his arms]
Ash Ketchum: We'll keep trying!
[He pulls out several berries]
Ash Ketchum: See? These are those berries we found in the forest. Here you go.
[He tries to feed Celebi one but it doesn't respond and he drops the berries]
Ash Ketchum: Oh, that's okay.
[He chuckles nervously then tries again but drops them]
Ash Ketchum: Uh, C-Celebi...?
[He realizes Celebi is dead and starts crying]
Ash Ketchum: Celebi, you can't die!
[Everyone starts crying]
Sammy: [Says while crying] Celebi didn't do anything wrong... It was a human being who forced Celebi to destroy the forest! Celebi never even had a choice! And now... it can't have a choice... Now it's too late to choose because Celebi is gonna die!

"Pokémon: The Water Flowers of Cerulean City (#1.7)" (1997)
Misty: Oh no! Staryu looks like it's in real pain!
Ash Ketchum: It doesn't even have a face. How can you tell?
Misty: Because I'm sensitive to other's feelings! That's how!
Ash Ketchum: [sarcastically] Oh, yeah? Like I'm not?