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The usual amount of time in-between Ash's Captures

Mar 26, 2011
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Simply put, how many episodes does the show usually put in between the ones where Ash actually catches a Pokemon?

I ask because, looking back; in the original series, Ash caught exactly 2 pokemon in one episode and then went for 6 episodes without catching a single one, before capturing 4 more within the span of 4 episodes. Then, he went exactly 12 episodes before he caught another pokemon, then, another 5, then another 10 before he caught a whole mass of them. Then, we didn't see him catch another pokemon until the Second Season, and after that, he didn't catch another until after 10 more episodes.

So, i ask again; what is the standard time frame in-between Ash's captures?
Destroyer of Fairy, Steel and Ice types.
Feb 21, 2011
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It can vary so there wouldn't be a pattern on when he catches a pokemon.