Pokémon Shock

Pokémon Shock

A Pokémon episode in 1997 sent 685 Japanese viewers to the hospital due to epileptic seizures because of a 6-second clip with red and blue lights flickering at 12Hz. The incident was labeled "Pokémon Shock". That episode was subsequently banned worldwide.

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