Recap / Stupid Mario Brothers Halloween
On Halloween night, Mario, Ash and Brock sit down to tell scary stories, although it comically goes nowhere. Arguing breaks out between the three, and Mario eventually states how much the episode sucks. At his computer, Richie realizes this. The two Pokemon trainers also agree and try to cheer Mario up by going to Luigi's party. The episode ends with a PSA on Halloween safety. This special is notable, as it remained unavailable to the public for two years until it was finally made available again in the February of 2012.
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This episode contains examples of:
- Public Service Announcement: In addition to the standard stuff about Halloween, the episode also mentions the 2008 Melamine milk powder scare.
- Who Writes This Crap?!: Mario asks this question.
- Take That: Brock says the Special is worse than a Friends episode, but Ash replies he doesn't think it's that bad.
- Continuity Nod: Ash reminds Brock how he already told his Gym Leader Camp story just two weeks before at Gary's house, a reference to Ash and Brock 2.