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Ernest the Panda

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    Sonic...otherwise I wouldn't be here, Pokemon, Doctor Who, Kingdom Hearts.
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    That place. The place with the thing.

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  1. Do people have actual, legitimate reasons to hate Tracey Sketchit that don’t boil down to “waaaah he replaced Brock for a few episodes”?

    1. Dejimon11

      Dejimon11

      I just thought that he really didn't add anything interesting to the group other than just being an artist. In fact I really can't remember his personality or his dynamic with Ash and Misty all I know is that the reason why he tagged along with them was so that he can work for Oak. 

    2. Ferno

      Ferno

      I find it funny that my favorite Pokemon movie was the one with Tracey in it, (Pokemon 2000) even though I actually prefer Brock, I just feel that 2000 was the most "movie" feeling Pokemon movie to me back in the day vs feeling like an extended episode.

    3. Tornado

      Tornado

      Brock was a character with motivations and goals and history and flaws. The former two weren't addressed so much as is the case for such shows, but they were in the background and did occasionally pop up. Why does Brock know how to make food and care for Pokemon while they are camping and ultimately act as the Team Mom? Because he needs to know how to do that because that's what he ultimately wants to do with his life.

       

       

      Tracey drew pictures. He was flatter than a pancake (at a time in the series' history where that was still bad rather than just normal), and they forced him to follow Misty and Ash around for the entire season anyway.

    4. Sean

      Sean

      tracey fucking sucks

    5. Tails spin

      Tails spin

      Pokemon 2000 holds a special place in my heart as well. Followed by Spell of the Unown.

      But back to Tracey, he was  just there. Other than his intro episode I think that their was only three episodes that truly focused on him and his goals before actually getting back to pallet town.

      Like it was said by a writer or producer cant remember. They removed Brock thinking the rest of the world would find Brock as a sterotype. Then they proceeded to make a white piece of wood, i mean an anglo character. Only to find out people enjoyed Brock

    6. Wraith

      Wraith

      Worth noting that Brock's mom skills came from him taking care of his younger siblings on his own. It went deeper than the usual bland I wanna be a great Pokemon ___ motivation. Pretty well fleshed out as far as Pokemon characters go while tracey himself is underwritten even compared to modern Pokemon chars 

    7. Kuzu the Boloedge

      Kuzu the Boloedge

      People hated him because Brock was an actually fleshed out character and was replaced by one that wasn't. Tracy had an entire season with the group, but didn't really add anything substantial to the group dynamic nor was he himself that interesting.

      Sure Brock and Misty would eventually fall into that in Johto onwards, but they still had way more than what Tracy ever did. 

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