The mini-movie begins with our hero’s Pokemon finding a strange building. Inside, Team Rocket leaves Meowth in a luxury room and tells him to take care of the room while they’re away until the Boss will come. So, three Whismur holding maracas are under Meowth’s supervision, which then make a stick appear in his paws. The stick has the ability to control Pokemon to make them dance to the music (exept the one holding it) so Whismur, Wobbuffet, Cacnea and Seviper all begin to dance with Meowth holding the stick. But then, Seviper chases the Whismur, which get locked in a jail by Meowth so he can eat all what he can without being disturbed.
Then, Meowth is daydreaming ; he imagines the Boss being so happy with the dance stick, he get rid of his Persian and takes Meowth home. Meanwhile, Pikachu and the other discover a small entrance to the building. Pikachu decides to go, but everyone else follows, and they fall on the room where the Whismur are held captive! Doing their best to break the lock, Pikachu, Torchic and Mudkip all use their attacks, which makes enough noise for Meowth to hear. Pikachu, hearing Meowth, Wobbuffet, Cacnea and Seviper coming, tells everyone to hide in the barrels. When Mewoth open the door, he is astonished; the Whismur are gone ; or are they? His musical stick flew of to one of the barrels, hitting a Pokemon’s head, and starting the music! This time, not even Meowth is spared from the song, but once it’s over, the good ol’ rivarly begins! Meowth gets angry while the other Pokemon are fleeing everywhere in the luxury room. Party balls explode with confetti, blankets are torn off, windows are broken, while a Loudred and a Ludicolo dances the Salsa. Everyone goes outside exept for Loudred, which still dances alone.
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Tags: Meowth, Pikachu, Pokemon TV Show, Team Rocket
As the lights turns off, the Master is coming in a bright blue light and reveals itself to be… Mewtwo! Fergus gets irate and states that a Pokemon can’t be a Pokemon trainer. Mewtwo then uses its psychic powers to toss Fergus in the fountain. Fergus orders Gyarados to attack and use Hyper Beam, but Mewtwo deflects the attack back at Gyarados, who’s sent flying straight in the pool! Mewtwo then tells its assistant that it no longer needs her. The lady falls under Brock’s arms and turns out to be Nurse Joy!!! Mewtwo tells Brock how he abducted her a month ago, and for which purposes.
During this time, Team Rocket gets in a room that looks like a laboratory. There are three Pokemon in tubes that seems either dead or asleep. Jessie accidently sits on a button activating a video showing the cloning processus about Mewtwo. While they’re watching, pincers grabs Meowth and puts him on a rolling machine! Jessie and James manages to get Meowth out, but not before the machine takes a few hair out of Meowth’s tail. On a screen, the hair is show, transforming into a 3D render of Meowth, and, a moment later, the tubes get something new ; a new Meowth!!! Getting back to the tape, the Rockets watch everything getting destroyed in the past and the tape ends after.
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Tags: Gyarados, Meowth, Mewtwo, Pikachu, Team Rocket
Remember the old days of Pokemon? Team Rocket would usually come up with an amazing plan to capture pikachu, only to be blasting off into space five seconds later. Team Rocket have had their highs and lows over the pokemon series and it wasn’t until Pokemon Best Wishes aired that they truly became awesome.
The old team rocket would attempt to capture Ash’s Pikachu by any means necessary. Their plans would be simple yet entertaining and for the most part would involve their Meowth balloon or some kind of crazy machine shaped to look like a Pokemon. Team rocket were quickly rid of as soon as Pikachu used his thunderbolt and they would whimper about how they failed before disappearing. Team Rocket was only a side attraction but they began to become more and more involved in the Pokemon episodes.
I truly liked Team Rockets motto. It was so catchy and it fit their quirky style at the time. Team Rocket would always introduce themselves this way and it gave them an annoying yet humorous feel. They were causing chaos at a breakneck pace! The motto has changed and I find that I still like this one the most. The new one in Best Wishes has a cool feel, with mentions of lightning and Meowth suddenly being wise, but you just can’t compare it to the original.
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Tags: Meowth, Team Rocket
Prepare for trouble and make it double…These words have been uttered time and time again by my favorite human characters of the Pokemon anime series. We mustn’t forget Meowth, Team Rocket just would not be the same without the wisecracking feline.
That’s right!! I have collected memorabilia of Jessie, James, and Meowth since 1998 I believe?! Though, human characters are not merchandised the way the actual Pokemon are, the trio has gotten a decent amount of merchandise and I have the collection to prove it!
My collection of Team Rocket really began when I got my hands on a set of Jessie and James figures at a local mall; little did I know that they were actually bootlegs. Since then, I have gotten the beautiful TOMY figures the bootlegs were based on. Despite the age of the figures, they are even mint in package, and I decided to leave them that way for the time being.
When I learned of the Team Rocket TCG, back in 1999-2000 due to be released here in the US, I knew I had to have the complete set. I did accomplish my TCG task; in fact my English set is 100% 1st edition. I am still working on completing my Japanese set, not many cards are needed now. My Team Rocket set is even housed in an official TCG Team Rocket binder and I even have a matching deck box.
I must admit that Jessie, James, and Meowth are not the only Team Rocket related things I collect. Giovanni, their boss and Persian also occupy my collection. I know I mentioned my Persian prototype plush in a past article. It is a shame it was never put into circulation, for I know I would have ended up with an army of classy cat plush. I hate to say it, but in a way Meowth did get his wish, for he is the top cat as far as merchandise goes! At one point, my Team Rocket collection was becoming a Meowth collection.
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Tags: James, Jesse, Meowth, Persian, Team Rocket
By Factory White Head
I promised more, and here it is! Today we’ll have a look at four fan-favorite Kanto Pokemon: Golduck, Growlithe, Arcanine, and the ever-so-popular Meowth! I’m sure you’ll learn something new, or at least be reminded of something. The Maneki Neko, also known as the Beckoning Cat or Lucky Cat, is the origin of Meowth. Legend has it that a cat raised its paw to beckon a wealthy lord towards him, saving him from a bolt of lightning that stuck the tree the lord had been standing under. The lord rewarded the cat’s owner with many riches, and since then, cats with a raised paw are deemed good luck. Maneki neko are found at the entrances of many businesses and restaurants, welcoming guests and bringing good luck. They are often found with an ancient coin called a koban, the same kind Meowth has on its forehead.
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Tags: Arcanine, Growlithe, Kanto region, Meowth
Bulbasaur is a grass type starter Pokemon, known as the seed Pokemon, and known as Fushigidane in Japan. It can learn strong attacks like vine whip, razor leaf, and seed bomb. It can evolve into Ivysaur at level 16, and then into Venusaur at level 32. In the anime, Ash caught a Bulbasaur during his adventures in the Kanto region, which is now at Professor Oak’s lab, where it helps to stop fights between Pokemon that live there.
Squirtle is a water type starter Pokemon, known as the tiny turtle Pokemon, and known as Zenigame in Japan. It knows strong moves like water gun, water pulse, and skull bash. It can evolve into Wartortle at level 16, and then into Blastoise at level 36. In the anime, Ash caught one during his adventure in the Kanto region, where it was the leader of the Squirtle squad, making all kinds of trouble. When Ash protected it from Team Rocket, it decided to join Ash on his journey. Now Squirtle is back with the Squirtle squad when they started to fall apart, though Ash can always call for Squirtle whenever he wants to use it in battles.
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Tags: Bulbasaur, Kanto region, Meowth, Pokemon TV Show, Squirlte