Or his final form is on the cover of Red and Fire Red.
Or people like him because they like him.
When you have Venusaur and Blastoise, and people flock to the giant lizard with scrawny upper limbs and a fat lower body? Yeah no. --- "Murder of the living is tragic, but murder of the idea is unforgivable." - Janus, speaker of the synod
Death Battle did a Venusaur vs Charizard vs Blastoise match where Blastoise came out the victor, so Blastoise is actually the superior gen 1 starter. And judging by the like/dislike bar, more people generally agree. Warning, butthurt Charizard fanboys in the comments section. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcUSRT7CFPs --- I thought it was legit because it was Japanese. - jogglypuff