Pokemon

So Near, Yet So Farfetch'd - S1-E47

Continuity mistake: When Team Rocket takes off in the boat, it sinks. Their pokeballs float away, and Jessie says "Arbok and Lickitung are floating away!" But she doesn't catch Lickitung until Princess versus Princess (Season 1, Episode 52).

Knever

Pokemon, I Choose You! - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the capsule containing the three pokeballs first opens up, you can see the names of the Pokemon etched into the balls (in Japanese). But when Ash picks them up, the names are gone.

Knever

A Chansey Operation - S1-E45

Continuity mistake: Jessie seems completely surprised when she's told that Voltorb can explode, but in The Ninja-Pokemon Showdown (Season 1, Episode 32), not only did she and the others find out what Voltorb are, they were all affected by the explosions as well.

Knever
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A Way Off Day Off - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: When Meowth comments that Victreebel's Sleep Powder works well, James closes his eyes, tilts his head up, and says "Yes, we're a knockout combination." As he says this, his nose inexplicably grows to about ten times its normal length, but goes back to normal after he says the line.

Knever
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New this month Suggested correction: It's pretty obvious that this was done on purpose for comedic effect (growing noses are usually an homage to "Pinocchio"), and thus is not really a mistake. Remember, this is a hand-drawn show, so it's not like the animators would simply overlook a very noticeable detail like this.

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Continuity mistake: In the early episodes of the Advanced Generation series, May is portrayed as being slightly taller than Ash. As the series moves on, May is consistently portrayed as being slightly shorter than him.

So Near, Yet So Farfetch'd - S1-E47

Continuity mistake: When Team Rocket takes off in the boat, it sinks. Their pokeballs float away, and Jessie says "Arbok and Lickitung are floating away!" But she doesn't catch Lickitung until Princess versus Princess (Season 1, Episode 52).

Knever
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Trivia: During the Pokerap that appears after some episodes, nearly all of the pokemon shown are the actual creatures, but the Zapdos that is shown is a machine from Pokemon Island.

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