This is still one of the few Pokemon episodes where Ash puts his life on the line, literally. The Tower of Terror is another. But this one is more dramatic because he goes into a burning building, something which is not recommended for a civilian to do.
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I walk through the valley of the shadow of death
Erika looked great and the perfume shop scene made me laugh. Poor Ash though since he had to dress up as a girl. 7/10