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!Good Rusty
The version of Rusty that decided to work at his dad's deli when Rusty went back in time to convince himself to give up on his dreams, only for the preset-day Rusty to repeat the exact same journey himself.

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!Good !Good/Deli Rusty
The version of Rusty that decided to work ended up staying home and working at his dad's the deli when Rusty went back in time to convince himself to give up on his dreams, after being convinced by the main Rusty, only for the preset-day Rusty to repeat the exact same journey himself.



* AccidentalHero: He accidentally gives Peanut Butter his specially made sandwich. This causes Peanut Butter to realize that there's still hope in humanity and decides to fix the world.
* ForWantOfANail: This version of Rusty lived a life identical to his previous counterpart right up until the first few seconds of the first episode. It seems working at his dad's Deli did a world of good for the kid.

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* AccidentalHero: He accidentally gives Peanut Butter his specially made sandwich. This causes Peanut Butter to realize that there's still hope in humanity and decides to fix saves the world.
day thanks to the extensively delicious sandwich he brought to the Resistance, only for it to be eaten by Perfect Bidoof.
* ForWantOfANail: This version of Rusty lived a life identical to his previous counterpart right up until the first few seconds of the first episode. It seems working Rather than become a Pokemon trainer, he stays behind and works at the deli, albeit by his dad's Deli did other self telling him that he will become a world of good for the kid.great trainer by doing so. [[MetaphoricallyTrue and he's technically not wrong given that he ]] helps Perfect Bidoof do a HeelFaceTurn.



* {{Irony}}: He got basically everything Bad Rusty wanted in life, and he did it by staying home and making sandwiches.
* NiceGuy: At least in comparison to "Bad" Rusty. He managed to ''reform an EvilOverlord'' for Pete's sake!

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* {{Irony}}: He got basically everything Bad Rusty By remaining at the deli like his parents wanted him to, he would end up getting what he wanted (albeit namely by the circumstances created by his negative self in life, and he did it by staying home and making sandwiches.
the first place.)
* NiceGuy: At least in comparison to "Bad" Rusty. He managed to ''reform an EvilOverlord'' for Pete's sake!He's a lot nicer than his future counterpart.


* TheStarscream: [[spoiler:Some time after Rusty left him for dead, he killed Giovanni and seized control of Team Rocket]].


[[caption-width-right:350:"I live only to slate your blood thirst, father."]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"I live only to slate slake your blood thirst, father."]]


* UnsypatheticComedyProtagonist: Lots of bad things happen to Rusty, but it's really hard to feel bad for him given what a clueless, insufferable prick he is.

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* UnsypatheticComedyProtagonist: UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Lots of bad things happen to Rusty, but it's really hard to feel bad for him given what a clueless, insufferable prick he is.


* EnfantTerrible: For a ten year old, he does a ''lot'' of things to earn everyone's ire and disdain.



* HeelRealization: During the finale, [[spoiler: when Peanut Butter threatens all of mankind,]] Rusty finally comes to the realization that everything that happened was all his fault.

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* HeelRealization: During the finale, [[spoiler: when Peanut Butter threatens all of mankind,]] Rusty finally comes to the realization that everything that happened was all his fault.fault and actually experiences empathy for the first time.


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* UnsypatheticComedyProtagonist: Lots of bad things happen to Rusty, but it's really hard to feel bad for him given what a clueless, insufferable prick he is.

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* SpeechImpediment: Consistently says the word "battle" as "blartle".


The... [[NominalHero hero]] of the story who strives to be a Pokémon master. His [[ObliviouslyEvil efforts]] in this regard are [[FailureHero less than successful]] or even [[UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom sane]].

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The... [[NominalHero hero]] [[VillainProtagonist "hero"]] of the story who strives to be a Pokémon master. His [[ObliviouslyEvil efforts]] in this regard are [[FailureHero less than successful]] or even [[UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom sane]].




* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: By the end of the series, absolutely no one in the Kanto region likes him and blame him for every bad thing that happened (though they're not wrong).

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\n* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: By the end of the series, absolutely no one in the Kanto region likes him and blame blames him for every bad thing that happened (though they're not wrong).all of their problems (which is actually true).



* HeelRealization: During the finale, [[spoiler: when Peanut Butter threatens all of mankind,]] Rusty finally comes to the realization that everything that happened was all his fault.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: When he's sent back in time in order to stop himself from becoming a Pokémon trainer, he ends up ''staying'' in the past and repeats the exact same mistakes he was sent back to fix.



* ObliviouslyEvil: Rusty is convinced he's some kind of hero and is completely unaware of just how destructive his actions are.






* NiceGuy: Compared to "Bad" Rusty. He managed to ''reform an EvilOverlord'' for Pete's sake!

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* NiceGuy: Compared At least in comparison to "Bad" Rusty. He managed to ''reform an EvilOverlord'' for Pete's sake!


* SuperPowerLottery: With possibly the exceptions of the legendary Pokémon and monsters like Giratina or Mewtwo, Peanut Butter is probably the biggest winner in the Pokémon world. He's super intelligent, can speak in human language, telekinetically levitate himself or others, seems to be psychic, can teleport, and [[spoiler:(if Agatha's demise is any indication)]] warp reality. He's also [[FlightStrengthHeart shiny]].

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* SuperPowerLottery: With possibly the exceptions of the legendary Pokémon and monsters like Giratina or Mewtwo, Peanut Butter is probably the biggest winner in the Pokémon world. He's super intelligent, can speak in human language, telekinetically levitate himself or others, seems to be psychic, can teleport, and [[spoiler:(if Agatha's demise is any indication)]] warp reality. He's also [[FlightStrengthHeart shiny]].


* [[ManOfWealthAndTaste Mon of Wealth and Taste]]: After [[spoiler:taking over Team Rocket]], he put on a suit and tie.

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* [[ManOfWealthAndTaste Mon of Wealth and Taste]]: ManOfWealthAndTaste: After [[spoiler:taking over Team Rocket]], he put on a suit and tie.


* ADogNamedDog: Inverted; his name is Pikachu, but he's a Beedrill.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: His ghost doesn't appear at Lavender Tower with the rest of Rusty's Pokémon, [[spoiler:suggesting he's not dead]].

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* ADogNamedDog: Inverted; his name is Pikachu, but he's a Beedrill.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: His ghost doesn't appear at Lavender Tower with the rest of Rusty's Pokémon, [[spoiler:suggesting [[spoiler:hinting he's not dead]].



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* VillainProtagonist: Rusty is responsible for all the misery that befalls every other character in the series, be it human or Pokémon. While originally portrayed as just abnormally stupid, later episodes depict Rusty as a borderline sociopath, with the final episode suggesting that he never felt empathy at any point in his life.


[[folder: [[spoiler: Good Rusty]]]]

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[[folder: [[spoiler: Good Rusty]]]]Deli Worker '''(SPOILERS)''']]
!Good Rusty


* ADogNamedDog: Inverted; his name is Pikachu, but he's a Beedrill.



* ADogNamedDog: Inverted; his name is Pikachu, but he's a Beedrill.



* KarmaHoudini: Became a crueler mob boss than Giovanni, frequently tortured people, [[spoiler:worked as a slave master during Peanut Butters' reign of terror, and is made Rusty's boss in the deli, were he continues to whip his former trainer]]. All with no punishment whatsoever.

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* KarmaHoudini: Became a crueler mob boss than Giovanni, frequently tortured people, [[spoiler:worked as a slave master during Peanut Butters' Butter's reign of terror, and is made Rusty's boss in the deli, were he continues to whip his former trainer]]. All with no punishment whatsoever.

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* InsufferableImbecile: Not only is he an idiot to the point of being a danger to [[TooDumbToLive himself]] and [[LethallyStupid others]], he's also an egotistical, self-centered prick.

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