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Japanese Episode AG 072: "Taggu Batoru! Satoshi VS Haruka!?"
Orchid-Hakase Pokemon Lecture: Togetic
Japanese Air Date: April 15th, 2004
American Air Date: April 2nd, 2005
Important Characters: Oscar (Oscar), Andrew (Andy)
to go on to the town housing the next Gym Leader, but he becomes
when Haruka seems to be taking her time. The two begin an
about how she's always holding them up, and this quarrel continues as
reach a pair of trainers, Oscar and Andrew. The two Nido-family
are deeply in love, and they request a tag battle from Satoshi and
They agree, so Satoshi sends out his Heigani while Haurka sends
her Eneko. Eneko's Assist attack inadvertently freezes Heigani,
them the battle and fueling Satoshi's annoyance with Haruka even more.
Nidoqueen and Nidoking trainers leave and later meet with Musashi and
asking them for a tag battle as well. The Rocket duo manages to
even quicker than Satoshi and Haruka did, causing a fight to break out
Musashi and Kojirou. Later, the Rocket-Dan meets up with Satoshi
his friends. Since everyone is still sour after their recent
they all agree to participate in a tag battle, with Satoshi and Kojirou
off against Musashi and Haruka. The tag battle goes smoothly
until Musashi calls on her Dokukeiru, disrupting the two-on-two battle.
ensues, and the Rocket-Dan take advantage of this to kidnap Pikachu.
and Haruka are able to put aside their differences to unite and send
Rocket-Dan packing, and the two trainers apologize for being so upset
also amused by Oscar and Andrew (I don't know why they decided
give her a man's name) simply because of how over-the-top they are.
characters seem like they came straight out of Kanto, and I hope they
again to entertain us even more. They sound like Norman and
to me in the dub, but I'm hardly an expert when it comes to picking out
actors, so I could very well be mistaken.
animation error in the original version of the opening theme, The
Challenger!!, has been corrected as of this episode.
The image on the
left is from the opening sequence as seen in Episodes AG 070 and 071.
The image on the right is from the opening sequence as seen
during the rest
of the time it's used.
and Nidoqueen keep their Japanese voices.
isn't the first time a bii-da shot has been
but it's still weird that they would have a problem with it now when
used to allow this sort of thing back in the days of Kanto.
A second is cut after Kids' WB!'s final commercial break.
The TO BE CONTINUED... screen is shortened by three seconds.
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