These episodes have always been rare, name any in the first season and I can come up with ones from more recent times. Like the Ralts episode with Max, the episode with Ash bonding with Sceptile, or the episode where James gets Mime Junior.
Originally Posted by Maestro Kinético
Really, I don't see how the first season was bursting with intelligent writing (aside from puns), drama and deep meanings, the latter of which are usually saved for the movies. It does have some of the series' best episodes, but it seems to me you're seeing the past through rose-colored glasses.
And these haven't been present throughout the series? As I recall the first trainer battle Ash won consisted of a couple of String Shots and a Tackle, and with some exceptions most gym matches ended after only one or two attacks were exchanged.
Now you only have the teen crushes ,the bad jokes and two attack battles (Team Rocket?) which wins?
Last edited by Pokemon Fan; 6th December 2006 at 3:17 AM.
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