Pokémon (1998– )

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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. ... See full summary »

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Daniel Nicodème ...
 Narrator (764 episodes, 1998-2013)
Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (687 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (557 episodes, 1998-2014)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (480 episodes, 1998-2013)
Eric Stuart ...
 Brock / ... (426 episodes, 1998-2013)
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 Ash / ... (396 episodes, 2006-2014)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Jessie / ... (384 episodes, 1998-2008)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (378 episodes, 1998-2006)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (361 episodes, 1998-2008)
Jimmy Zoppi ...
 James / ... (353 episodes, 1998-2014)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (308 episodes, 2006-2014)
Bill Rogers ...
 Brock / ... (308 episodes, 2006-2014)
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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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The name 'Pikachu' is a combination of two Japanese onomatopoeic words: pika, the noise an electric spark makes and chu, the noise a mouse makes. See more »

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In one episode, an Exeggcute evolves into an Exeggutor without a Leaf Stone. This Pokémon requires the Leaf Stone to evolve - it can not evolve through experience points. See more »

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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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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 »

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Born to Be A Winner
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Written by John Siegler and John Loeffler
Produced and Arranged by Neil Jason
Performed by David Kos Rolfe
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Lost interest, but it was still a cute show.
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A 4. something on IMDb? It was better than that. If everyone's going to diss their childhood, w/e. But I'm not going to act like I didn't like I didn't watch the show and play the games every Saturday. The early episodes were best. Best episodes where the ones involving Charmander (and his forms to come), Primeape, The Cinnabar Island gym match, and the Indigo Plateau finals. Also that one where Ash fights the gym owner that has the Dragonite. The Johto episodes were just too drawn out. I mean, there are like 20 cities inbetweeen EACH gym battle, when they're all so close together in the games. It's ridiculous. And yes, those damn Pokemon were damn cute. By the end Team Rocket was just really annoying. But I just stopped caring near the end of it. They just kept adding to the list of Pokemon. First it was 150, than 250, and the list just kept growing higher and higher.......The games where better by the end of it. But it was still a fine fad, and still good for little kids.


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