Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokemon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists in the help of two friends, Misty and Brock, and his own Pokemon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for all 150 Pokemon, while avoiding the likes of Team Rocket and their Pokemon, Meowth. Written by
Gotta catch 'em all!
Did You Know?
Following the terrorist attacks on the USA of 11 September 2001, the episode 'A Scare in the Air' had its title changed to 'Spirits in the Sky'. The episode 'Tentacool and Tentacruel' was pulled from the rotation due to its storyline which featured a creature that destroyed skyscrapers. In total, there were three episodes that were pulled because of 9/11, which have since been put back since Cartoon Network started showing reruns. See more
In one episode Brock's Geodude participates in an all-Fighting Pokemon tournament. A Geodude, however, is NOT fighting, it's rock/ground. In the original card series there was no rock or ground type, only fighting type to represent all three types. See more
If Pikachu loses this battle...
James of Team Rocket
You're right! It's not worth stealing after all. We've wasted all this time.
Maybe you can steal Raichu.
Many times during the credits now, a Pokémon Karaokémon will play - this is where a jukebox will come up on the screen and a song will play, while the word come up on the screen, and a short video clip is shown. See more
(seventh theme song)
Written and Produced by John Siegler
and David Kos Rolfe
Performed by David Kos Rolfe See more