Pokemon: the First Movie

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

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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.

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