The adventures of Ash Ketchum and his partner Pikachu, who travel across many regions in hopes of being regarded as a Pokemon master.
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S19.E28 Seeing the Forest for the Trees!
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Ash, angry that he lost against Wulfric, the 8th gym leader, runs into the forest. The next morning, Serena goes to find Ash. Ash loses his temper and yells at her. Meanwhile, Team ...


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Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (806 episodes, 1998-2015)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (686 episodes, 1998-2015)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (692 episodes, 1998-2015)
James Carter Cathcart ...
 James / ... (460 episodes, 1998-2015)
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 Ash Ketchum / ... (458 episodes, 2006-2016)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Jessie / ... (424 episodes, 1998-2015)
Eric Stuart ...
 James / ... (435 episodes, 1998-2008)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (415 episodes, 1998-2007)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (405 episodes, 1998-2008)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (384 episodes, 2006-2015)
Bill Rogers ...
 Brock / ... (336 episodes, 2006-2016)
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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 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 ZeroG1

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Gotta catch 'em all!


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Trivia

The Orange Islands (Second Season) is the only time a region has been made purely for the series and not based on the regions seen in the games this series is based upon. See more »

Goofs

Despite what the show frequently implies with Pikachu's attacks, electrical attacks can NEVER harm ground types. See more »

Quotes

Nurse Joy: I know why you're surprised. I look like all the other nurses, don't I? My first cousin works in Pewter City, and my second cousin works in Viridian City. I think I'm the prettiest one, don't you?
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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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Pokémon World
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Written by John Loeffler & John Siegler
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A Childhood Memory
19 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Whenever I think of Pokemon my heart sinks, but in a good way! It reminds me of my younger life (this is like four years ago by the way :P) This was easily my first and most-loved animes because it outlines my childhood from 10 - 14 when everyone liked it, not that everyone carried on liking it like I did. The original series of Pokemon is by far the best, and I really enjoyed the Johto saga, however recently Pokemon has gone down hill.

The story lines are repetitive and so similar to the original series, and the newest one (Diamond and Pearl) looks to make things worse. I saw the first episode of it (in Japanese) and I loved it until the last 5-10 mins where I thought "Yey! No Ash or Team Rocket!" I should have kept my mouth shut. They crammed Ash AND Team Rocket trying to steal Pikachu.

But afterall, it really is a children's epic story :) I just feel so bad that they've changed the voice actors after 10 years. It's really ruined it for me and I'm sure many other fans of the programme.


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