Before the tournament begins, they plan on lighting a ceremonial cauldron with the flame of the legendary Pokémon, Moltres. After contemplating evolving Pikachu into Raichu as well, Ash decides to use Pikachu's speed to his advantage in his next battle, defeating Lt. It turns out that they are working together with Team Rocket. July 12, 2001 2001-07-12 August 24, 2002 Misty finally meets the famous Nurse Joy who specializes in treating Water Pokémon. 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. They soon reach a gigantic crystal monolith that's surrounded by dozens of Remoraid.Next
Elsewhere, Jessie, James, and Meowth wake up as well, and in an attempt to escape only flood the area that they are in. Unable to get the circus' overweight Mr. Eavesdropping on their conversation, Ash learns that the boys are attending a preparatory school for Pokémon trainers. Brock and James both fall for a beautiful girl standing by the sea who disappears. As thanks, Blaine agrees to have a rematch with Ash. Ash and friends rescue Temacu from Team Rocket. When a gang of delinquents attack, Ash attempts to stop them.Next
Ash, Pikachu, and Team Rocket fall into a pit which is full of awakened ancient Pokémon. The episode moves on through the struggles for grabbing the key from Wobbuffet. Eventually, Pikachu wins against Rhydon but Blaine has a secret weapon up his sleeve in the form of the Fire Pokémon, Magmar. This is shown in his first Orange League Gym Battle, where trainers must use a water Pokémon to hit more targets with Water Gun than the Gym Leader. However, they meet Bruno and he manipulates them to do some menial tasks for him. To win the Fog Badge, he might need to rely on the eyes of Noctowl.
Beauty and the Beach and Holiday Hi-Jynx are not on Netflix even though they were dubbed and aired. August 10, 2000 2000-08-10 August 18, 2001 In the aftermath of his shocking loss at the hands of the Goldenrod City Gym Leader, Whitney, and her Miltank, Ash struggles to regain his confidence and begins trying to form a strategy so he can beat Whitney's Miltank and get the Plain Badge. Grimer and Muk block a turbine in a local power plant, which causes the power in the Pokémon Center to go out. March 1, 2001 2001-03-01 January 26, 2002 A chunk of ice falls from the sky. Sabrina and her Kadabra become unable to battle after being sent into peals of laughter by Haunter, giving Ash the victory. Ash is tasked with freezing a geyser before the Gym Leader, Danny, is able to freeze his.Next
However, the Evolution Party is disrupted by Team Rocket, and Mikey manages to use Eevee on its own to show his brothers that he does not need to evolve his beloved Eevee. With his Pokémon having recovered from the intense battle, Ash and the group visit a nearby Miltank ranch and after a while, Ash eventually gains the confidence to challenge Whitney once again for a chance at getting the Plain Badge. Ash, Brock and Misty leave the town happy at the turn of events. At night, as Ash and Misty sleep, Caterpie shares with Pikachu its dream of evolving into a Butterfree. Although it takes most of his Pokémon to finally take down the Dragon Pokémon, Ash is very smart about it. After Team Rocket's plans fail, the St.
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. Ash and friends examine the block and discover that a Sunkern is frozen inside. . Ash has won a Pokémon League Championship, but it was only the Orange League; a mere four, unconventionally earned badges, and one match for the trophy, rather than a large-scale tournament. Ash captures Charmander, gaining a new friend and Pokémon. Ash decides to release his Butterfree so that it can mate.Next
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. Ash challenges Sabrina, the Saffron City Gym Leader and her Abra who evolves into Kadabra, and loses. August 2, 2001 2001-08-02 September 7, 2002 Ash encounters the Cianwood Gym Leader Chuck and challenges him to a battle. Ash and Brock enjoy the special classes, but Misty, because of her phobia of bug-type Pokémon, doesn't. At the Pokémon Center, a hotshot trainer named Damian is bragging about how he left his Charmander behind, promising to come back for it when he means to abandon it for being weak in his eyes.Next
October 19, 2000 2000-10-19 October 6, 2001 Brock joins up with his old friend Suzy. Anne, discovering it has capsized and sunk. Kenzo from a berserk Tauros, Ash is asked to take over Kenzo's Fighting Pokémon dojo, to the surprise of Kenzo's granddaughter Chigusa, who had hoped to take the position but whose training style Kenzo regards as frivolous. Team Rocket is blasted off again thanks to Bayleef. Seeing Ash's will to set them free, Bayleef helps Ash. Ash, his friends, and Team Rocket all decide to help out Cassandra by training her Paras, hoping that it can evolve into Parasect. However, Team Rocket disrupts the battle in an attempt to steal all of the Gym's Pokémon, and Misty's sisters decide to award Ash the Cascade Badge for helping save everyone.Next
The night before Ash is to meet Professor Oak, he has a dream and breaks his alarm clock. Desperate for his seventh badge, Ash goes around and meets a riddle master who gives him clues about the real Gym's secret location. After making it to the surface on some debris, the group discovers Team Rocket, once more, and after a day stranded, decide to eat Magikarp, only discovering that it has no meat on it. After an intense battle where Ash looks set to lose, Charizard manages to turn things around by using its Seismic Toss which results in Magmar being knocked out and finally granting Ash his Volcano Badge. It originally aired in Japan on from April 1997 to January 1999. Ash and friends set her straight by revealing the true culprits: a group of Pichu that live nearby.Next