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A Bout With Sprout (132)


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A Bout With Sprout!

Finally in Violet City, Ash & Co. find a school and he gets asked to give a small talk about Pokémon Training to the kids. However a kid is convinced that Ash's Pikachu is to be his, and when Pikachu runs off, he takes chase with one of Ash's empty Pokéballs. Can Ash find Pikachu before its too late?

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Ororo Munroe

This was a good episode. Bellsprout seemed like a good first Pokemon for Zackie.


This was a good episode. Didn't fool me that Zackie caught Pikachu though. Not in this lifetime will Pikachu be in that stupid ball. Well unless you count the 1st movie and the 1st episode. :D


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Funny thing to note about this episode is that in the Japanese version, when the Rocket-dan use their voice modifying megaphones, Nyasu unsurprisingly retains his tendency to say 'nya' at the end of his sentences. So although the voice sounded just like Satoshi it still had Nyasu's unique speech patterns. XD


Team Awesome
Even though "The Purr-fect Hero" was a bit funnier, I do like this episode for several reasons. For one, Brock and the principal was ROFLOL hilarious. :D I also like bellsprouts, and the one in this episode was very cute, especially in the scene where the kid and Ash are walking to the Sprout Tower. I also liked the part when bellsprout was called into action by the kid, thinking it was Pikachu, and everyone gets confused. :D The only quibble I have about the episode is that it seems odd that the pillar went right back to working normally after Team Rocket was gone, even though it had been breaking apart. Otherwise, the episode is great. :D


<Bring her back!
I love this episode because of the one scene where the Pokemon have tension with eachother. Bulbasaur and Heracross are always funny but this is where Chikorita starting to get a little bit jealous of Pikachu. Loved the look she gave Pikachu before she scooted between Pikachu and Ash.
Not a really great one except for the dancing principal, lol
The kid kind of annoyed me though


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A good episode, poor Pikachu being cased like that. It was nice to see an episode where Ash actually trys to do some teaching it was funny to watch. As for Zackie he may have acted like a brat but he turned out ok in the end, also something tells me Ash was alot like that when he was Zackie's age.


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Zack looks a lot like a brat. He wants Ash's Pikachu, but he ends up getting a Bellsprout. The funniest thing in this episode is that the principal of the school is dressed in a ballerina outfit and Brock joins in, twirling and spinning like the principal!


kiss my greens
^ Why would you not want Ash's Pikachu? It's awesome <3

Zack made the whole episode for me. It was so funny seeing him try to catch Pikachu. I don't like him with a Bellsprout, to be honest =\ Oh well, I guess it's better than nothing.

Mr. Smile

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I thought that this episode was good. My favorite part of this episode was when Ash and co. called out their Pokemon to play with the kids. I also liked the tower. 8.5/10