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Unfortunately for Nidorino, Gengar takes him out with some hypnosis.
According to Ash, you have to be at least 10 years old to receive your Pokémon license.
Ash tells Professor Oak, "I thought about it a lot and it took me a long time, but I finally decided to choose Squirtle."
He accidentally grabs the wrong Poké Ball.All of the other Pokémon had been claimed.Pikachu chooses him.
Pikachu is the only one left.
Because Ash oversleeps that morning, he misses out on the other three starter Pokémon.
Pikachu electrocutes him.Pikachu licks his face.Pikachu shies away.
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According to Professor Oak, "It's usually shy but can sometimes have an electrifying personality."
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According to the Pokédex, “Of all the flying Pokémon, it is the gentlest and easiest to capture.”
Because Pikachu refuses to help him.Because he doesn't know how to use a Poké Ball.Because he thinks it's a more humane approach.
Pikachu's zero help.
Pikachu watches from a tree and laughs at Ash's several failed attempts to catch Pidgey.
Because Pikachu and Ash accidentally woke them from a slumber.Because Ash picked a fight with one after hitting it with a rock.Because they're territorial Pokémon and Pikachu was in their tree.
Ash started it.
After it was hit on the head by a rock Ash threw, the Spearow tries to attack both Ash and Pikachu. Pikachu eventually has no choice but to fight back, which just pisses the Spearow off even more and leads him to call for backup.
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Misty is spending her day fishing when she ends up reeling in Ash and Pikachu.
Ash scares them off with a big speech about how he's going to be a Pokémon master some day.Pikachu musters up the strength to electrocute them all.A larger Pokémon comes and scares the Spearows off.
Despite being incredibly weak and barely conscious, Pikachu uses every last bit of energy to attack the Spearows. It's the first time in the entire episode that Pikachu and Ash work together. :,)