** After the Pokémon League ended, Ash and his friends still journeyed in the respective region for a while.
** Team Rocket changes their outfit during the series, but changes back to the white uniforms they've worn from previous series.
** Ash's traveling companions do not meet his mother, either by phone call or in person.
* This is the only completed series in which there are no [[boss fantasy|boss fantasies]].
* This is the series in which Ash has the fewest Gym battle rematches, having only one, at the [[Nacrene Gym]].