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Japanese Episode AG 071: "Ookido-Hakase to Odamaki-Hakase! Himitsu Kichi no Tatakai!"
Orchid-Hakase Pokemon Lecture: Suikun
Japanese Air Date: April 8th, 2004
American Air Date: March 26th, 2005
Important Places: Hiwamaki City (Fortree City)
Satoshi has his fifth badge, he's eager to travel to the location of
the next Gym Leader. However, before he can do that, the gang has
to meet up with Odamaki-Hakase to check in on him. It turns out
that the professor is going to meet with Orchid-Hakase, so Satoshi and
Takeshi go with him to go meet him at the harbor. Orchid-Hakase
soon arrives on his own, and he shows a delighted Masato and Haruka the
three starter pokemon from the Kanto region. The show is cut
short when the Rocket-Dan, in a giant Popocco mecha, steal all the
starter pokemon! Orchid-Hakase and Senri's children chase the
trio to their Secret Base, located in a cave behind a
waterfall. There, they encounter the kidnapped pokemon, and soon
succeed in retrieving the stolen pokemon. As they try to leave,
Rocket-Dan activate a giant steel door, but with the teamwork of
pokemon, the door is knocked down. After the Rocket-Dan are sent
off again, Satoshi and his friends reunite to get on a ferry to
dub has the second alcohol cover-up this season in this episode, but
other than this this one's pretty standard as far as the dub goes.
keeps its Japanese voice.
second is whittled away from the scene where Odamaki-Hakase says hello
the Airmd (or however the hell you romanize Skarmory's Japanese name).
Professor Oak: "You can't
just hide a gigantic balloon that's shaped like a Skiploom all that
was a robot / mecha that took all those pokemon, not a balloon.
there was only one paint edit made--4Kids changes the shape of the
Rocket-Dan's champagne glasses to more cup-like glasses. Because
they got rid of the long neck, they also had to redraw Nyasu's hand in
the first shot of the glass. You can see images of the scene here.
else about the scene was kept the same. They could have painted
away the blush on the Rocket-Dan's faces or gotten rid of some of the
squiggly lines or redrawn their eyes to cover up their drunken state,
but they didn't do any of that. In fact, they even made the scene
even MORE obvious by having Meowth say "I'll drink ta dat!"
in case you're wondering, yes, that really is water the trio is
drinking. It's the same liquid in the Japanese version as it is
in the dub. How
they're getting drunk off it is anyone's guess.
2 1/2 seconds altogether
after the commercial break, about a half a second is trimmed from the
shot of the canyon.
And, of course, two seconds are cut from the TO BE CONTINUED... screen.
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