Originally Posted by angel_fire
I don't really think Pikachu is over rated. I mean, Ash has had it since his very first day as a Pokemon trainer and that was like what, two, three years ago? (In the anime) He's trained with it ever since he first got it, so it has to be at least moderately strong.
Pikachu is extremely strong at points but never evoled becuase ash keeps him like that. Plus wouldnt pokemon get less popular with a raichu as the mascot and so. Come on pikachu is the media power........looks at avatar. Like the Got Milk Ads.