→Pokémon anime series: replaced: SS026 → ''Mewtwo — Prologue to Awakening'', Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness → Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness, SS019 → Pokémon Mystery Dun...
When Fox Kids announced it would stop broadcasting Pokémon in March 2001, 32,000 complaining children called to Fox Kids. It turned out to be a 1 April joke, when the channel announced on 1 April that the third season would begin airing the same day.<ref>http://www.pokemon-paradijs.com/medianieuws/artikel-044.php</ref>
Episodes and movies in the Netherlands generally debut a few weeks after the first airing in the United States. A notable exception to this was ''[[
SS020|Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness]]'' which aired in Dutch ''before'' airing in English anywhere in the world. Which together with the [[ SS019|first Pokémon Mystery Dungeon special]], three [[Pikachu short]]s ([[PK01]], [[PK04]] and [[PK07]]), [[The Uncut Story of Mewtwo's Origin]] (part of [[M01]]) [[ SS026]] (part of [[M16]]), [[Mewtwo Returns]] and [[The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon]] were the only specials of the Pokémon anime to be released in the Netherlands.
The Dutch dub also airs in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of [[Pokémon in Belgium|Belgium]]. In both Belgium and the Netherlands the anime is available on [[Netflix]].