Pokémon: Season 1, Episode 34

The Kangaskhan Kid (22 Oct. 1998)

TV Episode  |  TV-Y  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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While traveling through the Safari Zone, the gang help a married couple find their lost son, who is being raised by a family of Kangaskhan.



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Episode credited cast:
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Meowth (voice) (as Adam Blaustein)
Rodger Parsons ...
Narrator (voice) (as Ken Gates)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Lewis ...
Papa (voice)
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie / Venonat (voice) (as Rachel Lillis)
Daniel Nicodème ...
Narrator (voice)
Ikue Ohtani ...
Pikachu (voice)
Kayzie Rogers ...
Mama (voice)
Bulbasaur (voice) (as Tara Jayne)
Pokédex (voice) (as Nicholas James Tate)
Eric Stuart ...
Brock / James / Squirtle (voice)
Veronica Taylor ...
Ash Ketchum (voice)
Jimmy Zoppi ...
Tommy (voice)


The group enters into the Safari Zone, but they still are not in far enough to catch the Pokémon there. They are brought in by a Jenny who is the Safari Zone ranger. They see poachers on the map in the cabin and ask if they can come along with Jenny. She lets them and they go to find it is Team Rocket trying to get the Kangaskhan. They make the catch, but are stopped by a kid who protects the Kangaskhan. After this, two people land in a helicopter, who are searching for their son Tommy. They show Jenny the picture and she identifies him as the same kid who lives with the Kangaskhan. They go and find him, but he doesn't remember his real parents until his father clubs him on the head. Once he remembers, he still wants to stay with the Kangaskhan and he runs off. Team Rocket is then trying a new trick. They are in a fake Kangaskhan and they pretend that it is injured. The others come to help and then they come out to shoot tranquilizer at the other Kangaskhan. They are defeated by the ... Written by Douglas Taylor, Jr.

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