December 14, 2002 November 8, 2001 401 days Nerves of Steelix! July 8, 1997 1997-07-08 September 28, 1998 Ash wins a ticket to take a trip on a luxury cruise ship, the St. Arashi no Naka de Umareta Inochi! September 17, 1998 1998-09-17 September 25, 1999 Ash goes to the Gym in Viridian City, but Gary gets in there before him and challenges the Gym Leader for his own satisfaction, as he has already won ten Gym Badges. May 28, 1998 1998-05-28 February 27, 1999 Arriving at a canyon to find an old fashioned fossil hunt, Ash, Gary and the gang decide to join in. On their way, a bicycle gang appears to cause trouble and Team Rocket is helping them. Futaba Taun Kara Masago Taun e! Ash and his friends meet Nastina and she thank them for saving her workers. Ash discovers his next battle is against Richie. Ash captures Charmander, gaining a new friend and Pokémon.
Stage On with a Double Battle! Ash and his friends are transported into a toy box set and forced to play with a dangerous little girl. Ash, who found it, claims he should be the one to keep it. The Gym Leader, Team Rocket's commander Giovanni, agrees to the fight, eventually using a never before seen Pokémon , which the Pokédex cannot identify, to easily defeat Gary. June 21, 2003 June 27, 2002 359 days Why? The Tentacruel use Meowth as translator to speak to the people that they will destroy the city if they destroy their homes. From Futaba Town to Masago Town! This article needs additional citations for. October 16, 1998 October 21, 1997 360 days Dig Those Diglett! He wakes up late on the day he is supposed to receive his first Pokémon at Professor Oak's lab, however, and arrives to discover all the Pokémon are gone.
After saving a young Pikachu from drowning and rescuing the herd from Team Rocket, Ash's Pikachu is welcomed among the other Pikachu as one of their own. April 23, 1998 1998-04-23 October 28, 1998 Ash and his friends arrive at a town which is having problems with their water source. Meanwhile, Ash faces against his toughest opponent yet, a trainer named Jeanette, who uses a Beedrill, a Scyther, and a Bellsprout. Ash has no choice to take a naughty. Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Meowth, Ekans, and Koffing try to make their way back to their trainers, while the trainers and their Pokémon escape the giant Pokémon, unaware that they have all landed on an island owned by Team Rocket to house a theme park dedicated to a giant robotic Pokémon. After traversing the ship, they find a weak part of the hull to escape from, using Misty and Ash's water Pokémon to escape, while Team Rocket uses James' Magikarp, unaware that it cannot swim.
Jungle Battle at the Battle Palace! The keeper of the lighthouse is Bill, a Pokémon researcher who is searching for a mysterious Pokémon that sometimes appears by his lighthouse. Upon realizing that no Gym Badge is worth losing Pikachu and that he would be disqualified if he continues, Ash forfeits the match but vows not to leave Cinnabar Island until he has beaten both Blaine and Magmar in a rematch and won the Volcano Badge. September 15, 2001 September 7, 2000 373 days Carrying On! While surfing, however, Ash passes out, but is thankfully rescued by a surfer named Victor and his blue-eyed Pikachu, Puka. March 24, 2001 May 4, 2000 324 days The Fire-ing Squad! The Surfing Leader — Touki Appears! January 14, 1999 1999-01-14 November 27, 1999 After making a promise with Richie that he will have the best battle of his life, Ash is given the choice between letting Team Rocket steal Pikachu or missing his battle with Richie. With Pikachu's electric attacks rendered useless, Magmar pushes Pikachu closer and closer to the edge of the battlefield.
January 1, 1999 1999-01-01 November 13, 1999 During the 4th Round, Gary ends up losing to a trainer named Melissa after Gary's Nidoking is defeated by Melissa's Golem. Mime from earlier comes to the Ketchum residence and is mistaken by Mrs. Ash and Pikachu are brought back to life and Haunter decides to follow Ash as his new Pokémon. Brock suggests that the group uses his Onix to create a bivouac. Both trainers are left with 2 Pokémon each.
October 18, 2003 November 7, 2002 345 days Hoenn Alone! Ash leaves the Gym but Brock catches up to him and gives Ash the Boulder Badge. These videos are also for the current episode. The carnival owner sets a time bomb to stop the Exeggutor. When Pikachu is severely injured, the Squirtle lets Ash out to get medicine from town, but must return soon or his friends will be trapped by the Squirtle Squad forever. After battling Team Rocket, Tommy's parents also become part of the Kangaskhan family. Ash battles Brock again, this time coming closer to winning. Nastina makes an announcement that if anyone gets rid of the Tentacool, they will be awarded which is sicken to Misty.
But Ash being over confident of himself of passing the exam he totally fails in the first and second tests. After destroying an old man's ship, they must help in the old man's business. Along the way, they hear of a trainer named A. November 9, 2002 October 4, 2001 401 days Hi Ho Silver. Ash decides to release his Butterfree so that it can mate. October 21, 1997 1997-10-21 October 16, 1998 The group arrives in Gringy City where everything is dark and gloomy.
Ash's Charmander uses flame attacks and Melvin successfully performs his fire magic trick to wake up the Exeggutor before they get harmed by the time bomb. The first one that is shown at the end of the episode is the Pokérap, where they can rap the 150 total Pokémon. During the next match, Haunter suddenly appears in front of Sabrina while Kadabra and Pikachu are battling. The division between seasons of Pokémon is based on the English version openings of each episode and may not reflect the actual production season. All my life, I love watching anime, playing video games, cosplaying and learning new things. In the end, Ash wins the tournament, but since Misty was the first person Togepi saw when he hatched, he thinks she is his mother and stays with her.
Mizu no Koroshiamu de Daibatoru! November 4, 2000 November 4, 1999 366 days Illusion Confusion! Team Rocket shows up to steal Pikachu and Pikachu and Pidgeotto are weakened by Koffing and Ekans, so Ash reluctantly sends out Caterpie. November 4, 1997 1997-11-04 October 20, 1998 The group finds a strange-looking ninja-style mansion. The Formation of the Villainous Alliance! August 31, 2002 July 19, 2001 408 days Fight for the Light! December 8, 2001 February 1, 2001 310 days All That Glitters! Charmander evolves into a disobedient Charmeleon. The First Pokémon Contest Challenge! July 9, 1998 1998-07-09 September 11, 1999 Ash and his friends arrive at a small school on Kids' Day and let the children play with their Pokémon. Eavesdropping on their conversation, Ash learns that the boys are attending a preparatory school for Pokémon trainers. In the end, the Squirtle Squad saves the town from a fire started by Team Rocket and Squirtle joins Ash on his further adventures.