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    Sitting Psyduck

    Enroute to Saffron City, Ash & Co. meet up with a trainer who's Psyduck has been attacked by a Machop, Machoke & Machamp. Psyduck is trying to return something to it's trainer but is being stopped by it's trainers fighting Pokémon. Will it get the item back to it's trainer and defend itself against the bullies?

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    I'm predicting that this episode was little more than a lame filler, with the possibility that the psyduck showed some out-of-character strength towards the end in order to thwart either Team Rocket or the machop gang.
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    I can't wait to see what Machamp does,it seems to be getting more roles like machoke

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    I thought the Psyduck in this ep was Misty's. That explains the bow around it's neck. Apparently this wasn't that great of an ep, because recently people post alot about an ep the day it's aired if the ep is really good...the very first BF ep for instance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Munkki
    I thought the Psyduck in this ep was Misty's. That explains the bow around it's neck. Apparently this wasn't that great of an ep, because recently people post alot about an ep the day it's aired if the ep is really good...the very first BF ep for instance.
    Or it could be that the episode just aired yesterday and no one has any epi pics or guides yet, so it's hard to tell if the episode was good or not.

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    This episode is a lame filler.
    A brief summary: The psyduck is depressed because its trainer (a young girl) doesn't use it for battles. The machop, machoke and machamp also belong to that girl (or her family) and were sent to retrieve the psyduck.
    In the end the girl use it in a battle against Team Rocket and Psyduck is happy again.

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    That's not the reason people haven't been posting yet. It's because lately it's taking longer for people to get the episodes than usual.

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    This episode was crazy, but in a good way ^^
    The animation was pretty good, only the Pokémon looked a bit off sometimes. The music was awesome. More awesome than usual that is. They used the Regi music when the Machop, Machoke, Machamp trio appeared in front of the gang and a remix of Smile that sounded quite pretty.

    The Psyduck somehow reminded me of Madam Muchmoney's Snubbull. It was spoilt too much and quite unhappy with the circumstances. Only difference is, it's much cuter and less bothering than Snubbull in my opinion.

    Azumi was a bit annoying, saying "Mai Suwiito Hannii Kodakku-chan!" over and over. If I had a trainer like that, I'd probably bunk, but whatever.

    Phanpy battled twice, once against the Machop and Co. and once against May's Squirtle. It also helped a bit fighting against Team Rocket. Plus, it was often playing with that Psyduck, so it had much screentime today.

    Team Rocket was crazy today. First, Meowth's boss fantasy was hilarious. Psyduck as something like medicine. Yanno, it alleviated pain and so on. Freaky. And there always was a creepy voice in the background saying the same thing for each scene (there were three, first one had Giovanni hitting his finger with a hammer, in the second one he hit his toe on his desk and in the third one he had a headache while eating ice-cream). Bwah, I'm so bad at explaining XD
    I also liked how they tricked the twerps. Turning the lawn into a Pinball "field" and letting them bounce off in all directions looked pretty funny.

    I actually thought this episode was much more enjoyable than the Arcanine one but that's probably just me O.o
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sushi
    Phanpy battled twice, once against the Machop and Co. and once against May's Squirtle. It also helped a bit fighting against Team Rocket. Plus, it was often playing with that Psyduck, so it had much screentime today.
    Quiet, not too loud. Too much talk like that and people will start to go nuts about a possible evolution for the little guy.

    Seriously though, it's good to hear that phanpy is getting a bit more exposure now... I guess it's required to make up for the neglect (from the writers, not Ash) it suffered in Johto.
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    Oi. The biggest enoyable part about the episode was, surprisingly enough, the Giovanni fantasy. Just for the simple reason that it's Psyduck curing Gio MAGICALLY from all his aches and giving him that goofy look at the same time.

    The rest was blah... It feels like they're trying to recapture the spirit of Kanto in the first season, but only half succeeding. If I was watching this back in the day as a noble and naive youth, then was commenting about it up to this point on these boards, I'd probably have more respect for it. But I don't. We've seen Psyduck. We've seen the Machop trio (rarely altogether like this, so it was a special treat).

    I swear though, Phanpy must have a "Make Friends with every Damn Pokemon you see" personality. Either that or the writers are just unimaginative. Say, how's about we have it in an important battle or two?! That could work (providing we actually GET to a plot-engulfed area soon, uggh).

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    Quote Originally Posted by JazzJazz
    Quiet, not too loud. Too much talk like that and people will start to go nuts about a possible evolution for the little guy.

    Seriously though, it's good to hear that phanpy is getting a bit more exposure now... I guess it's required to make up for the neglect (from the writers, not Ash) it suffered in Johto.
    It's their fault if they jump into conclusions, I couldn't care less about that.
    The reason I mentioned it was that, as you said, it's a pleasant surprise

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    Another cookie cutter flller complete with one of the strangest Gio daydreams yet. Team Bagwork was funny though.

    This is another epiode that doesn't stand out too much. Even with the human pinball scene. Psyduck who has been shown enough times for people to know it on sight is the guest star. Is it just me, or is Phanpy making up fr lost time in being the center of the episodes now.

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    Herrrmmm...why hasn't anyone said anything about the CHIMECHO Balloon?

    That's the second time we've seen it in just a few episodes. Anyone thinking TR is maybe going to take down Ol' Meowthy? God knows how many times they've had to mend the damn thing And the Chimecho Balloon is so CUTE ^0^!

    Anywhays, haven't seen the episode yet, so I only have pictures to work with. Looks pretty decent though. The Psyduck in this epi is unbelievably cute at times. Something [IMO] we've never seen in Misty's Psyduck...I guess it was too busy being dumb to be cute.

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    Seems kinda boring if you ask me...I myself am sick and tired of Wanriki and its evolved forms. Especially Goriki who has had its share of screentime and more.

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    Did they ever mention Misty's Psyduck? Or were there signs of them remembering?
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    I didn't like this episode that much, it was pretty boring. At least Ash got some training in with Phanpy though, it needs it since it was with Oak for a long time. I'm hoping next week's episode will be better. This episode also reminded me of ''Snubbull Snobbery'' a lot.

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    what a filler

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    Well that was a pretty boring episode if you ask me. I onl enjoyed the Giovanni fantasy part. The poor Psyduck didn't even evolve at the end from that battle, but then it would lose it's cuteness.

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    About time stereotypes are broken.

    I think it's about time a female trainer gets a Machop in the anime not to mention seeing the evo line not being portrayed as bad guys and such. I am sick of seeing them like that. Also it's a treat for me to see them together like this.

    And also I am glad the Psyduck isn't portrayed as retarded (like Misty's).
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    Quote Originally Posted by MachopGirl
    About time stereotypes are broken.

    I think it's about time a female trainer gets a Machop in the anime
    Shinobu/Shauna could've easily had a Machop. Maybe she did all along, or maybe she does by now.

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    I'll agree that Sweet Honey Koduck-chan was a helluva lot cuter than Kasumi's Koduck, however, I think it wins the award for cheapest Rocket battle of all ti.... nah, too far.... cheapest Rocket battle in AG.

    Sure, it's good that Masato was telling Adzumi what orders to give, so it wasn't exactly as bad as most other trainers we've seen who never battled before in their lives and still do good against Rocket Dan. However... those who have the video, I suggest you check this out for yourselves (still screens aren't gonna get the same results, obviously).... at one point, Habunake is ordered to use Poison Tail, but rather than simply slam its tail on the ground like most times, Habunake is frantically whipping it all over the place. Koduck, as typical of most protagonists in a Rocket battle, dodges. However, do you wanna hear how it dodges? It waddles IN A FRIGGIN STRAIGHT LINE! Well, not exactly straight as it turned right about halfway in, but it was still going straight for most of it. Come the f*** on, Habunake isn't so bad that it could be moving very rapidly and still able to miss that easy of a target. And Koduck has absolutely no experience with battling, so I ask you, where the hell did that thing get Hydro Pump? Regarded as one of the most powerful water-type techniques in the anime and therefor difficult to acquire. Satoshi's Lapras didn't have it, Satoshi's Waninoko didn't have it, pretty much all of Kasumi's Pokemon didn't have it, and it took Satoshi's Zenigame until half way into the Orange Islands to learn it. So again, I ask, where the hell did that Koduck's Hydro Pump come from? For that matter, Adzumi never battled with her Koduck before, so how does she even know what techniques it could use in the first place.

    Yeah, these filler characters who never used to appreciate using their Pokemon for battle are the ones which annoy me the most, because they just end up becoming so cheap in the end and degrading poor Rocket Dan even further than they already are. Though, I will give Adzumi and Sweet Honey Koduck-chan some credit for being rather cute characters overall, but that cheap win against Rocket Dan sickens me too much to care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yamato-san
    So again, I ask, where the hell did that Koduck's Hydro Pump come from? For that matter, Adzumi never battled with her Koduck before, so how does she even know what techniques it could use in the first place.
    She's rich. The Psyduck was probably specially bred by one of the world's top breeders, or something like that.

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    -Loved the scene where Cacnea was all "bring it on!" to Psyduck. The Boss fantasies and the sledding/pinball scenes were great too.

    -Character development for Max, shows he's picked up a lot from watching Ash and May battle.
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    God dammit... just when I looked at the anime pics, there's OMG, BADGUY MACHOP FAMILY. It makes me mad how they always make these Pokemon bullies. Argh. I'm too mad to continue looking them over. Friggin' anime.

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    They're not the bad guys in this ep, they were merely trying to get the escaped Psyduck back to their trainer.

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    Didn't Phanpy battle a Machoke in the first Sneasel episode?

    Anyway,I thought this episode looks funny. When James went down the hill, it reminded me of the Clark Griswald scene in Christmas Vacation

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