Season: 2

Episode: Cracked China

Length: 1:02

Cast: Chad Morgan (Misty), Seth Green (Ash Ketchum, Gary Oak), Adam Talbott (Pikachu), Lisa Sunstedt (Jigglypuff)

Characters: Ash Ketchum, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Misty, Gary Oak, Charizard

Segment Summary: See what goes on in Ash's balls.

Themes: Animals, Games, Sexuality, Television, Anime


  • This clip parodies the Pokémon anime.

Trivia / Info:

  • The blue/red/white Poké Ball shown in this segment is modeled after the Great Ball (a.k.a. Super Ball) from the video game series.
  • The episode this segment is in was made before the Japanese release of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, and since the games' Japanese release, female Pikachu's tails have a V-shaped dent. In this segment, female Pikachu have the males' tails.
  • At one point, when Pikachu is facing Charizard, an actual Pikachu action figure is used.
  • In the French dub, Aurelien Ringelheim reprises his role of Ash Ketchum.

Goofs / Nitpicks:

  • In the Pokémon anime show Ash doesn't keep Pikachu in a Poké Ball, as he is one of the Pokémon who do not like to be kept in Poké Balls.
  • In the Pokémon anime show, Gary does not own a Charizard, but he actually owns a Blastoise instead, and a Charizard in the Pokémon anime show was meant to be owned by his trainer Ash Ketchum.
  • Pikachu's limbs are too long.
  • Pikachu does not have visible teeth in any official Pokémon media.

Transcription - Interpretations

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