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Ash Ketchum and his partner Pikachu travel across many regions in hopes of becoming a 'Pokémon master'. Their goals are to catch and train every Pokémon animal kind as well as competing in special battles to qualify for the regional league.
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Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the likes of Team Rocket, as well as other evil organizations, as well as battling rivals, and meeting legendary Pokémon. Written by ZeroG1

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Gotta catch 'em all!


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Trivia

The contents of the GS Ball still remain unknown. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

James of Team Rocket: Thundershock, Thunderbolt... I've been destroyed by Pikachu's attacks so many times I know them all by heart.
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Crazy Credits

First season has a "Poke Rap" segment prior to the end credits, combining the names of the (original 150) Pokemon into a rap-style song. There are 5 different segments like this total, adding up to the total 150. Home video releases featured the complete Poke Rap, combining all 5 parts. See more »


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I Wanna Be a Hero
(sixth theme song)
Written by John Siegler and David Rolfe
Performed by David Rolfe
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THIS ROCKS!!!
6 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

This show is one of the best on the air! It is also the best Game Boy game ever made! It remains partially true to (the game.) It tells the adventures of Ash, Misty, and Brock as they search for all 150 Pokemon. There is only one word to describe this show: Great!


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