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Episode 042: Pokémon: The First Movie – Mewtwo Strikes Back

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Morgan, Mason and special guest host Gary Wright talk all things Pokémon! Be prepared for a nerdy, tangent-filled episode because this one takes us straight back into Generation 1.


  • Special guest host: Water trainer Gary Wright
  • News: Despicable Me 2 review & box office performance; Frozen media blizzard – Japanese trailer, official character images, new Disney Animation release dates.
  • Catch & Fire with Gary
  • Nerdy Couch Discussion: All things Pokémon! Favorite games, genwunners, the anime & controversial episodes.
  • Random Pokemon generator game!
  • Main discussion: Pokémon: The First Movie – Mewtwo Strikes Back.
  • Soundtrack with random artists, opening in Cinnabar Island, Giovanni is best Pokémon character, movie tie-ins.
  • Untold Story of Mewtwo, is Mewtwo still considered the most powerful Pokémon?, stupid scientists just working for a paycheck, Mewtwo’s appearance in the anime in Giovanni’s gym.
  • Opening scene with Ash & gang; random trainer with a Donphan; never-before-seen Gen 2 Pokémon; a not so wild Dragonite appears!
  • The grand tournament, big storm, Vikings, Confucius Nurse Joy.
  • Difference between Pokemon Champion and Master?
  • Mewtwo and Mew arrive; who’s that Pokémon mistake, cloning is so easy; Pikachu slap fight, is Rapunzel a Pokémon.
  • How Pokémon The First Movie should have ended.
  • Themes and morals: fighting is bad, battling is good; meaning of life.


Runtime: 1:36:53; 48.3 MB

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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.