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Funny: Ashes of the Past
  • Pikachu once again blows up Misty's bike.
  • Prof. Oak choking after Ash tells him about Celebi.
  • Ash wondering if a Surkit (Bug/Water Pokemon) will cause Misty to short circuit.
  • Ash telling Misty to teach her Staryu Power Gem or get a Fire-Type.
  • Blind luck dropping a knocked-out Pidgeotto right next to the gang (Ash and Misty at the time).
  • Pikachu remarking, "Brock isn't an idiot unless women are involved."
  • Misty's slapping Brock with her Goldeen.
  • A mad Pidgeot telling Sir Aaron's Lucario that it's a female.
  • Ash brings the Cerulean gym's roof down.
  • James's Wheezing laughing at Jessie's Arbok after getting Abra and Cubone on the team.
  • Damion losing his control.
  • James looking for a Gym to fight in using a guide made by "Prima". In the real world, "Prima," is a company known for making game guides.
  • The ninja Meowth remarking to Team Rocket's Meowth, ""They're taking the gym challenge, I know where they're going. You don't think we have to run an obstacle course every time we need a pint of milk, do you?"
  • Bulbsaur overdoing the Growth job and accidentally evolving into a Ivysaur.
  • Ash remarking ""Not only no, but HELL no" about Maiden's Peak.
  • Palkia, the Titan of Space, smiting Sir Aaron's character sheet because of a bad break-up with Kyogre.
    • Not only does the character sheet get smited, but it gets compressed into neutronium.
  • The Indigo League commentator remarks after Ivysaur takes down a Jaxon's Muk: "Okay, ladies and gentlemen, after a talk with our local Joy, I can tell you that Jaxon's Muk is not permanently harmed. If you have a piece of sludge near you, those in the front rows, please signal and a bag will be provided. Muk is going to be reincorporated later, and will be fine so long as not too much mass is missing."
  • Ash and the company talking about the Australian Dragonite King.
  • Growlie (now an Arcanine) and Brock's Ninetails, performing a Shout-Out to Lady and the Tramp.
  • Anytime the story cuts back to Arceus, Aaron, Palkia and Dialga. Mostly because Palkia and Dialga keep cheating anytime they play a game.
  • The fact that Squirtle, who was fairly normal in the original show, is now a fan of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. He even has his own equivalent of the Giga Drill Break.
    • And now he's apparently got Gary's Squirtle in on it, complete with Simon's Star-Shades. He also has his own Kamina Shades from back in the Squirtle Squad.
    • It turns out that all of Squirtle's evolutionary line are massive Otaku. Case in point? The island of Squirtle Evolutions are now The Hidden Turtle Village.
    • The Wartortle Firefighting Squad of Ascorbia Island are the Wartortle Rangers.
      • Not only that, they're implied to be squirtle that morph into wartortle
  • If Squirtle, Pikachu or Riolu are involved in a gym battle, there's a good chance that the gym will be destroyed.
    Ritchie: Yeah! Actually, now I think about it I do recognize you. You're that trainer they were calling the Gym Destroyer on the TV commentary, right?
    Ash: I didn't know they were calling me that. Though I have to admit it's pretty accurate...
  • Ash stating that, using Aura Purge, he'll get rid of Misty's fear of Bug types. Riolu says that Misty'd kill him if he suggested she's weak. Ash says he'll use "Tact and Diplomacy". Riolu simply sighs and replies with "You're Doomed."
    • Followed up by Ash threatening Misty that either she takes the painless Aura Purge to get rid of her fear of Bugs, or Squirtle "Fixes" her with sheer distilled awesome, possibly involving tearing open dimensions, rock music from nowhere and punches.
      • Even funnier? Squirtle still manages to at least partially fix her using Gurren Lagann logic.
  • Dexter, Dee and Damos have their own little nickname: The Three Pings.
  • Pikachu and Riolu. If they're not arguing, they're snarking about something.
  • The one second long "Fight", if you could call it that, between Pikachu and Surge's Raichu.
  • This exchange between Jessie and Butch.
    Jessie: "Well, well, wouldn't have expected to meet you here, bit-"
  • The punks tormenting Lapras. They're so stupid that Ash was the Only Sane Man in that scene.
    Ash: "I just... I've never heard so much stupid in one place."
  • Misty said that Ash can be a little obsessed at time. Ash's reply? An angry "I resemble that!". Promptly lampshade by Lapras and Pikachu.
  • 'Prima''s lecture is funny beyond explanation.
  • Ash's reaction to Misty declaring "Well, all's well what ends well": diving for cover. It took him a while to accept there was no Legedary Pokemon showing up from nowhere, random airships crashing down, or anything else.
  • In this fanfiction, a SWAT team is composed by Sandslash, Wartortle, Alakazam and Tangela. It USED to stand for something else, but someone missed got confused somewhere...
    • Special Weapons and Tactics, out 'here.'
  • Ash on Crossdressing "It was bad enough the first time, worse the second time, and not quite as bad the third time, which is what really worries me" Cue Kricketune!
  • Lugia showing up in chapter 41 to stop the Legendary Birds:
    I have no idea why you three keep doing this. What was it this time?
  • All of chapter 43. From the firefighters addicted with Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers to the gym battle with Luana.
    • About the gym battle... It started with Lapras using Rain Dance... Indoor. No effect on the field, but it was making rain on the vacation resort outside. Then we had Ash's strategy for the match (a double battle in which he used Lapras and ''Snorlax), whose result was "a half-ton Pokemon bouncing around on an icy surface like a crazed hockey puck, periodically shooting intense Hyper Beams". It's funny... And devastating.
  • Mewtwo's acceptance of pretty much being a plot device whose function is to limit the collateral damage done by Ash. Sabrina's reaction makes it all the better.
  • We finally got an hint of what happened between Brock and Professor Ivy. Thankfully, Brock had forewarning thanks to the time travel, so it got well.
  • During his very first Johto battle, Ash sends out Charizard against Casey... and loses. How? Her Rattata holds a Focus Sash, and knows Endeavor and Quick Attack. Sound familiar to anyone?
  • The date between Ninetales and Growlie. With Ninetales coming back two days after the curfew because she lost track of time.
  • The Legendary Beasts' discussion about Ash going from being phisophical to how Raikou and Entei would look with ribbons on their tails.
  • Falkner's reaction to his newest challenger being Ash Ketchum. He's soon proven right, even if his gym wasn't demolished.
  • Ash's description in Shingo's computer. According to Brock, the "probably insane" part fits.
    • In the same incident, Dexter getting annoyed at the overall moral: that you can't base Pokémon battles on data.
  • Gligarman.
  • Ash's Muk can't tell the difference between freshly-baked cookies and freshly-recorded TMs.
  • James' Abra got a book to optimize his sleep regime. Of course, given how often he sleeps, he only reads it for five minutes per week...
  • Turns out, Jessie's Wobbufett is a Pungeon Master. And now Meowth can't defend the others by not translating what he says.
  • When you consider how many hilarious antics occur in the story, the very fact that we are attempting to count them all is a Meta-example.
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