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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Daniel Nicodème ...
 Narrator (764 episodes, 1998-2013)
Ikue Ôtani ...
 Pikachu / ... (730 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rodger Parsons ...
 Narrator / ... (610 episodes, 1998-2014)
Kayzie Rogers ...
 Wobbuffet / ... (531 episodes, 1998-2014)
Eric Stuart ...
 Brock / ... (428 episodes, 1998-2013)
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 Ash Ketchum / ... (408 episodes, 2006-2014)
Jimmy Zoppi ...
 James / ... (394 episodes, 1998-2014)
Rachael Lillis ...
 Jessie / ... (392 episodes, 1998-2008)
Veronica Taylor ...
 Ash Ketchum / ... (386 episodes, 1998-2006)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
 Meowth / ... (375 episodes, 1998-2008)
Michele Knotz ...
 Jessie / ... (342 episodes, 2006-2014)
Bill Rogers ...
 Brock / ... (312 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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Gotta catch 'em all!


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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

James of Team Rocket: We have a proud tradition of failure to uphold.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofed in Mad: Pokémon Park/WWER (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Diamond & Pearl
(tenth theme song)
Written and Produced by John Loeffler and David Wolfert
Performed by "Breeze" Barcynski
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They took it too far
21 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a 90's child, I grew up with Pokemon. I played and still play the Pokemon games and I used to watch the show diligently. I knew everything there was to know up about it until around the 250th Pokemon. The show was original and fun to watch. I especially liked the original Pokemon where the group is in Kanto. I started to lose interest when they went to Johto but then there were more and more Pokemon being added. It seemed like the designers were running out of ideas because the new Pokemon (after Johto) were not as aesthetically pleasing as the first 250 something Pokemon and I can not keep up anymore. The show has become repetitive and annoying. The Pokemon now lack a personality and Team Rocket is pointless. Ash and Pikachu barely say anything to each other besides Ash's usual screaming of "PIKACHU!!! ARE YOU OKAY?!!!" that comes every single episode after Team Rocket's attempt to steal it. They really should have stopped because Pokemon now lacks a storyline. I feel ashamed to see my younger brother buy into the Pokemon craze with the new Pokemon and games. In my mind, Pokemon ended after they finished up in the Johto region. The rest of the new Pokemon are just illegitimate.


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