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1!!Japanese Title: ''Pokémon the Movie!''˛!!!Original Airdate: November 6, 1998˛!!!US Airdate: October 8th, 1999˛A famous movie director comes to town and everybody wants to be the star. Since he only wants Pokémon in his movie, Ash, Brock, Misty and Team Rocket fight hard to make sure it's their Pokémon that will star opposite Wigglytuff.˛˛!!Tropes˛* BigBallOfViolence: The movie was supposed to end with a fight between two groups of Pokémon, but devolves into this when Team Rocket gets in the way. Schpielbunk thinks this makes it more entertaining and ''even decides to join in''.˛* HeyThatsMyLine: Team Rocket is offended by Schpielbunk's very similar motto.˛* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: The gang comments how great it would be to star in a movie. This episode aired around the same time that ''Anime/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' came out.˛* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Three guesses who [[Creator/StevenSpielberg Clevon Schpeilbunk]] is a parody of.˛* ThePrimaDonna: Wigglytuff can be hard to work with.˛* RidiculousProcrastinator: Ash is still finding excuses to not train.˛* ShoutOut: One of Schpeilbunk's films is ''[[Film/IKnowWhatYouDidLastSummer I Saw What You Ate Last Tuesday]]''.˛** ShoutOut/ToShakespeare: ''Pokémon in Love'' is very similar to ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''. Lampshaded by Misty.˛* ShowWithinAShow: Schpeilbunk's film ''Pokémon in Love''.˛* TakingTheBullet: In the film, Psyduck takes an arrow meant for Wigglytuff.˛* ThrowItIn: [[invoked]] Schpielbunk decides to keep the scene with Team Rocket attacking, though he says GladIThoughtOfIt.˛* YouJustRuinedTheShot: Team Rocket stumbles onto a film set when trying to steal Pikachu.

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