As Ash and Pikachu wake up they see a mysterious golden bird flying over, like no Pokémon they've ever heard of. It turns out that Team Rockets Pokemon, Meowth and Ash's missing Pokemon are also all together elsewhere on the Island. Pikachu shocks Ash and his disguise falls off, Ash challenges Erika who is duty bound to accept. Ash and Pikachu befall many scary pranks at the hands of a trio of ghost Pokémon; Gengar, Haunter and Gastly. A battle ensues in the street as Ash, Misty, Brock and the kids watch through the window. Tommy starts to remember, but rejects the idea that the Kangaskhan he knows as his parents aren't truly his parents, his father promptly hits him with a plank of wood which seems to kickstart his memory and he finally remembers.Next
October 16, 1998 October 21, 1997 Ash, Misty and Brock arrive in the very industrial and aptly named Gringy City, where everything is dark and miserable and theres no one around. Jennys jeep is burned out and they're unable to get to the Kangaskhan in good time to save them, Jessie tries to capture the first Kangaskhan and her Pokéball is knocked out of the way by a Boomerang thrown by some kid in a tree. Ash, Misty and Brock follow Joe to the building where he states that even him as the bottom of the class is more powerful than someone with Two Gym Badges. Nurse Joy overhears the conversation and offers Ash a Thunder Stone which would evolve it into a Raichu. Ash and Pikachu set off on their journey, with Pikachu completely ignoring Ash, and Ash having to pull him along with a rope.Next
Ash's Butterfree sees the Pink butterfree he loves trapped in the net and with his most powerful tackle manages to break it. With the village safe, Melanie offers Bulbasaur who has now fortunately warmed to Ash a little to Ash, and that he needs to travel and to grow and that the village is too small for him. Team Rocket are in a similar predicament and find themselves in a freezing cold igloo, with no matches left. The Pokemon Lovers Society upon realising what's happened use Drowzees Dream Waves to restore Misty to normal. Ash borrows a girls bike and the two try to escape the flock but to no avail, with the Spearow flying directly at him and Pikachu Ash chooses to shield Pikachu with his body and stands in the way. After regaining consciousness Ash's Pikachu is given an apple and celebrated as a hero, now truly accepted as part of the group.
The Pikachu can now leave the net but are still quite high in the air, Ash, Misty and Brock hold out a net to break their falls and they all jump out to safety, Ash's Pikachu stays aboard the balloon to send Team Rocket blasting off by biting through the balloon. However Misty seems extremely reluctant to follow on this path and disappears before they get there. Meanwhile Ash and co enter a shop and ask a mysterious old woman if they can buy some stuff, after being briefly scared by her the same woman who told Jessie and James off arrives at the shop, her names Cassandra and she's the owner of the Pokemon P. Brock and James are entranced by their visions of the maiden. Magnemite hovers around Pikachu a while longer before making a swift exit, seconds later a big group of Grimer drop from the ceiling and it becomes apparent why Magnemite fled. Ash arrives back at the Cavern to find Misty and Brock have been untied.
Ash is enthusiastic to get moving to find and take on the Fuschia Gym. The five older boys were bullying the younger boy because his knowledge of Pokemon wasn't good enough, making him a disgrace to their prestiged school; PokéTech. Ash, Misty and Brock are wondering why she'd be afraid of Pokemon Trainers and just then some people throw stones at them from a rooftop. Bulbasaur turns up and is less understanding and takes Misty from behind. Episode 42 — Showdown At Dark City Episode 43 — The March Of The Exeggutor Squad Episode 44 — The Problem with Paras Episode 45 — The Song Of Jigglypuff Episode 46 — Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon Episode 47 — A Chansey Operation Episode 48 — Holy Matrimony! October 8, 1998 September 9, 1997 Despite the previous warnings Ash and friends arrive back at Saffron City to face Sabrina once more.
As they are about to start catching Pokemon an Officer Jenny disguised as a Chansey, wielding an assault rifle jumps out of the bushes and arrests them for poaching! I say pranks loosely, one of them involved them being crushed by a huge falling Chanedelier so I'm not sure if that qualifies as attempted murder or a prank. While Misty tries to decide which Pokemon to use, Psyduck jumps out of it's ball and the gang start to laugh at it, followed shortly by Ash. Meanwhile Jessie, James and Meowth are also onboard the St. Ash challenges Primeape, first hitting him with a water gun attack from Squirtle, then a razor leaf from Bulbasaur followed by a flamethrower from Charmander. With the official Pokemon League inspectors on the way the Kaz and Yas gyms are preparing to run each other out of time, meanwhile Ash, Misty, Brock, the kids and the restaurant owner however have other ideas and rig a trap.
Sabrina smiles and starts laughing with Haunter, due to Telekensis her Kadabra is rolling on the floor laughing and unable to battle, Sabrina then returns her mother, Brock and Misty to their human forms. Brock appears beneath them and cuts them down. Just then Charmander evolves into Charmeleon! It returns to their Hot air balloon and doesn't seem particularly bothered about finding a mate, that is until he sees a unique looking pink Butterfree. Then Ash and friends set out with Drowzee to return all the kids to normal before heading to the Pokemon Center to wake up all the sleeping Pokemon. Just as they are about to start catching them all Ash, Misty, Brock and Mr. Ash and the gang arrive at the tower shortly after, while Ash and Pikachu enter the Tower, Misty and Brock remain outside as they're too afraid to enter.Next
After laying into the Oddish Misty throws a ball to catch it, the ball is batted away by a Bulbasaurs vine whip and fails to catch it. Early the next morning Brock wakes everyone up to find that Charmander has disappeared from the Emergency room. Pikachu tries to reason with Tentacruel where Horsea failed, Misty appears atop a building and continues to plead with Tentacruel stating that the humans understand they have hurt them, and that they won't destroy their homes anymore and they are sorry. And it turns out that the Pokemon across the town being put to sleep is a side effect of Hypno's powers being used in this way. They can't afford a bike and are sat around at the Pokemon Center trying to think of a solution, at this point Nurse Joy asks them to help her take some urgent medicine to the Pokemon Center in Sunny Town. Team Rocket regain consciousness in a dark virtual world with their Porygon knocked out, Ash and friends contemplate whether to go back and help Team Rocket but the anti virus is looming near and about to take them out. After toying with Ash and Pikachu a little Sabrina's Abra evolves into Kadabra, turns Pikachu's thunder attack against him then uses its psychic powers to make Pikachu dance for it, before continuing to hammer a defenceless Pikachu with psychic attacks.Next
It's concluded that humans have never been sent to the electronic world in this way and that Ash, Misty and Brock will be the first, a risky and frightening prospect for our heroes, what if they can't come back being the main concern, he wishes them luck and beams them along with Porygon and Pikachu to the electronic world. Ash grabs Gloom and runs out of the burning building getting it to safety. Meanwhile Ash and co continue up the mountain, they've been walking all day and aren't even at the top yet, a storm closes in around Ash and the gang who are getting really cold now. Ash and the gang use this as an oppurtunity to try and run away when Pikachu spots Ash's cap and tries to grab it, Primeape beats him there and puts the cap back on. However something strange is afoot when both Brock and James fall for a beautiful girl that they keep seeing visions of near the Sea.Next