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->'''James:''' Yes. [[GenreSavvy And with his luck, he probably recruited that Pokémon with his sappiness.]] It would explain the gung-ho fighting it did.

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->'''James:''' Yes. [[GenreSavvy And with his luck, he probably recruited that Pokémon with his sappiness.]] sappiness. It would explain the gung-ho fighting it did.


->'''Ash:''' Oh yeah? If ''I'm'' such a lousy Trainer, [[ArmorPiercingQuestion why do I have the badge from]] ''[[ArmorPiercingQuestion your]]'' [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Gym]]?

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->'''Ash:''' Oh yeah? If ''I'm'' such a lousy Trainer, [[ArmorPiercingQuestion why do I have the badge from]] ''[[ArmorPiercingQuestion your]]'' [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Gym]]?from ''your'' Gym?


-->Chapter 20, Ash's TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Misty after [[{{Hypocrite}} she copies the strategy she'd called "cheating"]]

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-->Chapter 20, Ash's TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Misty after [[{{Hypocrite}} she copies the strategy she'd called "cheating"]]"cheating"]]

->'''Brock:''' Aren't you at least a little worried about Misty?\\
'''Ash:''' She was taking care of herself before I met her, she'll be fine.\\
'''Brock:''' I ''meant'' emotionally.\\
'''Ash:''' Look, you're going to think this is really, ''really'' mean, [[BrutalHonesty but if she can't pull herself together after realizing that she]] ''[[WakeUpCallBoss isn't]]'' [[BrutalHonesty the best, then maybe she's not cut out to be a Trainer]].
-->Chapter 21, Ash and Brock discussing Misty after her [[CurbStompBattle crushing defeat]]


->'''Meowth:''' Eh? [[SubvertedTrope Sorry Jessie, didja say somethin'? I was talkin' ta Spearow.]]

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->'''Meowth:''' Eh? [[SubvertedTrope [[BaitAndSwitch Sorry Jessie, didja say somethin'? I was talkin' ta Spearow.]]


->'''James:''' It's rude to ask questions of someone before introducing yourself. [[TranquilFury But I already know who ''you'' are, so let me show you the same courtesy]]. I'm an agent of Team Rocket—your Pokémon's salvation.

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->'''James:''' It's rude to ask questions of someone before introducing yourself. [[TranquilFury But I already know who ''you'' who]] ''[[{{Jerkass}} you]]'' [[TranquilFury are, so let me show you the same courtesy]]. I'm an agent of Team Rocket—your Pokémon's salvation.



-->Chapter 18, Jessie and Ekans' relationship described

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-->Chapter 18, Jessie and Ekans' relationship describeddescribed

->'''Misty:''' Let's see if you can win without any of those dirty tricks you used last time.
->'''Ash:''' [[BerserkButton 'Dirty tricks']]?! I fight all of ''my'' Pokémon battles ''fair'' and ''square''! [[ArmorPiercingQuestion How is using the wind any different from how]] ''[[ArmorPiercingQuestion you]]'' [[ArmorPiercingQuestion use the water]]?
->'''Misty:''' They're Water Pokémon, they're meant to swim in the water!
->'''Ash:''' [[ArmorPiercingResponse Well Flying-types have a right to the air and wind attacks then!]]
-->Chapter 20, Ash and Misty's argument before they're second battle

->"I accepted your battle so I could finally get some respect, but I don't see that happening, even if I win. [[SelectiveObliviousness You'll just say I 'cheated', or 'got lucky', or 'the sun was in your eyes', or some other excuse.]] Point is, I don't need to battle you to know that I'm stronger than you. And I'm not going to lose [[InferioritySuperiorityComplex just so you can feel better about]] ''[[SmallNameBigEgo yourself]]'' when you don't deserve a victory with that kind of attitude. I've put up with it since Viridian City, [[RageBreakingPoint but this is too much.]] You're not worth my time."
-->Chapter 20, Ash's TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Misty after [[{{Hypocrite}} she copies the strategy she'd called "cheating"]]


-->Chapter 17, James' musings on Meowth and Cortez's battle in the [[TournamentArc Underground Tournament]]

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-->Chapter 17, James' musings on Meowth and Cortez's battle in the [[TournamentArc Underground Tournament]]Tournament]]

->''Several times, Jessie had referred to Ekans as [[TrueCompanions her one irreplaceable companion, her one true friend]]. Whereas acquaintances in her various jobs and boyfriends had come and gone, [[UndyingLoyalty the Snake Pokémon was always there]].''
-->Chapter 18, Jessie and Ekans' relationship described


->'''James:''' [[OblivouslyEvil If you]] [[ItsAllAboutMe don't even realize]], [[EvenEvilHasStandards then you're even more disgusting than I thought]]. I'm going to enjoy robbing you, [[spoiler:Damian]].

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->'''James:''' [[OblivouslyEvil [[ObliviouslyEvil If you]] [[ItsAllAboutMe don't even realize]], [[EvenEvilHasStandards then you're even more disgusting than I thought]]. I'm going to enjoy robbing you, [[spoiler:Damian]].


-->Chapter 15, Ash's reasons for [[spoiler:letting go of his rivalry with Gary]]

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-->Chapter 15, Ash's reasons for [[spoiler:letting go of his rivalry with Gary]]Gary]]

->'''James:''' Excuse me. Could I possibly have a word with you?
->'''[[spoiler:Damian]]:''' Whaddya want?
->'''James:''' It's rude to ask questions of someone before introducing yourself. [[TranquilFury But I already know who ''you'' are, so let me show you the same courtesy]]. I'm an agent of Team Rocket—your Pokémon's salvation.
->'''[[spoiler:Damian]]:''' What's that supposed to mean?
->'''James:''' [[OblivouslyEvil If you]] [[ItsAllAboutMe don't even realize]], [[EvenEvilHasStandards then you're even more disgusting than I thought]]. I'm going to enjoy robbing you, [[spoiler:Damian]].
-->Chapter 16, Confrontation with [[spoiler:Damian over his abused Pokémon]]

->''He knew that Meowth's chances of winning were slim at best, so he'd avoid betting on him to keep from losing money. But he'd have to the lowest of the low to bet against a friend for profit.''
-->Chapter 17, James' musings on Meowth and Cortez's battle in the [[TournamentArc Underground Tournament]]


-->Chapter 14, Pidgeotto's vow [[spoiler:before evolving]].

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-->Chapter 14, Pidgeotto's vow [[spoiler:before evolving]].evolving]]

->"I've had some time to think since the last time we talked, [[QualityOverQuantity and my Pokémon aren't pushovers, even if I don't have that many]]. And in the end, all official battles are six-on-six at the most. Plus, [[ThePowerOfFriendship numbers don't matter to me so long as all of them are my friends]]."
-->Chapter 15, Ash's reasons for [[spoiler:letting go of his rivalry with Gary]]


->''Lately, he'd been feeling [[OvershadowedByAwesome some inadequacy]] to the more recent Pokémon. Unlike [[SnakesAreSinister Ekans]], who could burrow and bind opponents, Koffing didn't bring much to the party [[SmokeOut a sure escape]]. He knew how important his role was, and had participated in a good portion of battles, but [[spoiler:Spearow evolving into Fearow]] worried him. [...] The Poison-type held no fear that [[AFatherToHisMen James]] would replace him, but he feared that he'd grow obsolete—that his Trainer wouldn't need him. He wanted to be just as useful to James as [[LightningBruiser Mankey]] was. So he resolved to not just stall for time, but to win!''

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->''Lately, he'd been feeling [[OvershadowedByAwesome some inadequacy]] to the more recent Pokémon. Unlike [[SnakesAreSinister Ekans]], who could burrow and bind opponents, Koffing didn't bring much to the party except [[SmokeOut a sure escape]]. He knew how important his role was, and had participated in a good portion of battles, but [[spoiler:Spearow evolving into Fearow]] worried him. [...] The Poison-type held no fear that [[AFatherToHisMen James]] would replace him, but he feared that he'd grow obsolete—that his Trainer wouldn't need him. He wanted to be just as useful to James as [[LightningBruiser Mankey]] was. So he resolved to not just stall for time, but to win!''


-->Chapter 13, Before Team Rocket's attack at Porta Vista

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-->Chapter 13, Before Team Rocket's attack at Porta VistaVista

->'I won't lose! I ''can't'' lose! [[DeclarationOfProtection I'll protect Pikachu! I'll protect Ash!]]'
-->Chapter 14, Pidgeotto's vow [[spoiler:before evolving]].


->'''Ash:''' Oh yeah? If ''I'm'' such a lousy Trainer, why do I have the badge from ''your'' Gym?

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->'''Ash:''' Oh yeah? If ''I'm'' such a lousy Trainer, [[ArmorPiercingQuestion why do I have the badge from ''your'' Gym?from]] ''[[ArmorPiercingQuestion your]]'' [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Gym]]?


-->Chapter 12, Squad 13 arguing over James' decision to buy Magikarp

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-->Chapter 12, Squad 13 arguing over James' decision to buy MagikarpMagikarp

->"[[FullNameUltimatum Ash Ketchum]], sorry for waking you, but would you mind telling me what you've been up to that got you sick?"
-->Chapter 13, Delia confronting Ash about what's been happening

->'''Brock:''' Um, Ash is sick right now. Could you try to steal Pikachu another time?
->'''Jessie:''' Now's the ''perfect'' time. The lead twerp is out of the picture and you two are too weak to protect his Pokémon.
-->Chapter 13, Before Team Rocket's attack at Porta Vista


->'''Jessie:''' Well, the twerp deals with ''us'' it'd be ''shameful'' if he couldn't outwit the big, blonde caveman.

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->'''Jessie:''' Well, the twerp deals with ''us'' it'd on a regular basis. It'd be ''shameful'' if he couldn't outwit the big, blonde caveman.


-->Chapter 9, Koffing's InnerMonologue [[spoiler:before [[EvolutionPowerUp evolving]].]]

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-->Chapter 9, Koffing's InnerMonologue [[spoiler:before [[EvolutionPowerUp evolving]].]]]]

->'''Ash:''' So, this is the Vermilion City Gym...
->'''Misty:''' It's not too late to back out.
->'''Ash:''' ''(sigh)'' Misty, I'm really getting sick of you putting me down all the time. Just watch me win this match!
->'''Misty:''' I'll watch to see your face when you get creamed.
->'''Ash:''' Oh yeah? If ''I'm'' such a lousy Trainer, why do I have the badge from ''your'' Gym?
-->Chapter 11, Ash calling Misty out on her insults for the above reason

->'''James:''' [[MightyGlacier Surge's Raichu]] can't lay a finger on [[LightningBruiser Pikachu]].
->'''Jessie:''' Well, the twerp deals with ''us'' it'd be ''shameful'' if he couldn't outwit the big, blonde caveman.
-->Chapter 11, Team Rocket watching [[CurbStompBattle Ash's Gym match]]

->''[[SnakeOilSalesman He]] continued his explanation, but in reality James had already tuned him out. [[ArtisticLicenseEconomics If any Pokémon could create so many with its basic reproduction,]] [[RealityEnsues its value would be dirt cheap]]. The relatively simple law of supply and demand dictated that.''
-->Chapter 12, James seeing through the Magikarp Salesman's pitch

->'''Jessie:''' You ''idiot''! Can't you see you were tricked?!
->'''Meowth:''' What a dope!
->'''James:''' What matters is that we ''need'' more Pokémon for ourselves. Now one shows up offered to me on a silver platter, and you're going to criticize how I spend my money?
->'''Jessie:''' [[JokeCharacter Magikarp]] is a no-talent fish that can't do anything but flop around! What made you think buying it was a good idea?
->'''James:''' A Pokémon's a Pokémon. And I can always train it.
->'''Meowth:''' Da best thing dat fish's good for is a [[ShamuFu club]]!
->'''James:''' Then I'll make it the best club it can be!
-->Chapter 12, Squad 13 arguing over James' decision to buy Magikarp

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