Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of two friends, Misty and Brock, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for all 150 Pokémon, while avoiding the likes of Team Rocket and their Pokémon, Meowth. Written by
Gotta catch 'em all!
Did You Know?
The names of the Team Rocket members were obviously taken from two notorious Western outlaws - Jessie & James from Jesse James, and Cassidy & Butch from Robert "Butch Cassidy" Parker. 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
Hey, guys, help me out of this hole.
We'd love to help you, Ash, but unfortunately, you're standing on us.
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
Referenced in Hunters of the Pokemon
We Will Be Heroes
(eleventh theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler
and David Wolfert
Performed by Kirsten Price See more