Pokemon: the First Movie

Character mistake: One of the other trainers said he rode over on a Pidgeotto, but it was a Pidgeot.

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Continuity mistake: In Pikachu's vacation when Pikachu and the rest of his friends are pulling Charizard's head out, the rope that they use was not there during the previous shots.

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Other mistake: Meowth calls one particular Pokémon in the test tube-thing a Sandshrew, however it is a Sandslash. This is a dubbing error, as Nyasu (Meowth's Japanese name) correctly identifies the Pokémon as a Sandopan (Sandslash's Japanese name) in the original Japanese version.

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Continuity mistake: When Ash & co. are in the boat with Team Rocket (who's dressed as Vikings), watch Brock's shirt sleeve (The one away from Misty) when Misty puts Togepi inside her knapsack. It goes from a dark orange to green (the same color as Brock's vest) for a few frames before turning back.

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Continuity mistake: When Brock looks at the picture of Nurse Joy, in the closeup of the picture Brock casts a shadow on it, but in the previous shot he didn't.

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Audio problem: When Ash receives the letter from the Dragonite, we hear Togepi say "Togepi?" but its mouth doesn't move.

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Continuity mistake: When Fergus goes to Gyarados after Mewtwo reflects its Hyper Beam, you can see the back of a Nidoking, but Fergus has a Nidoqueen.

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Other mistake: When the Poké Balls containing the Trainers' various Pokémon are sent to the DNA Cloning machine, Team Rocket incorrectly identifies Scyther as Alakazam. This is a dubbing error as, in the original Japanese version, the Rocket-dan (as they are called) correctly identify the Pokémon as a Strike (Scyther's Japanese name).

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Other mistake: In Mewtwo Strikes Back, when the pirate trainer sends out Machamp (the four-armed Pokémon), the animation of it appearing is shown twice. Also, the sound effect that plays when a Pokémon appears isn't played the second time. There was a small section cut out of Ash throwing Squirtle's Poké Ball in the air. That was replaced with Machamp coming out twice.

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Character mistake: As Team Rocket discovers the cloning machine made by Mewtwo, they start naming the shadows of each Pokemon as they appear on the screen. As the first Pokemon appears on screen, they say "Alakazam" but it is actually an outline of "Scyther" who is a different type of Pokemon.

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Suggested correction: As explained in the DVD commentary, Team Rocket don't know everything about Pokemon. They thought it was an Alakazam though.

Continuity mistake: When Mewtwo begins to make the storm, his hand is pink. But in the later shot while he's making the storm, it's greyish purple again.

thezombiewolfgirl

Mewtwo: Human and Pokemon can NEVER be friends.

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Trivia: In Japan, the main character (Ash) is known as Satoshi, while his main rival (Gary) is known as Shigeru. These Japanese names were taken from two game designers :- Satoshi Tajiri (original creator of Pokemon) and Shigeru Miyamoto (one of the head game designers at Nintendo Co. Ltd) who are in reality good friends, for it was Miyamoto who pushed Tajiri's ideas to Nintendo CEOs and got the Pokemon game franchise started.

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Question: Does Missingno, the infamous "Pokemon 000" glitch in Pokemon Red/Green (Red/Blue in the states) appear in this movie?

Answer: That is not a real pokemon, so no.

MasterOfAll
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