With the Don Battle tournament behind them Ash and co. head out to Nimbasa City (again). They soon encounter Meowth, with no sign of Jessie or James. He reveals that he was fired from Team Rocket and was all alone. They soon come across a seemingly abandoned cottage where a rogue Scrafty lives and has taken Iris' Axew hostage. How can our heroes get Axew back? And what does this Scrafty want with Axew anyway?
- Meowth was never captured, and even Iris was unable to catch it.
- For the first time in 14 seasons, Meowth was kicked out of Team Rocket. But four episodes later, it turned out that Meowth was lying the whole time.
- Professor Oak's Live Caster: Timburr
- Who's That Pokemon?: Scrafty (US)
- Cilan saying "confession is good for the heart" it might be a reference to the popular phrase "confession is good for the soul".
Meowth: Let's get this straight, I do not want to be anybody's Pokemon. And no twerps ever going to catch me, see?
Iris: Okay, sorry.
Meowth: Alright, but even so, I'm going to help you lugs
Cilan: confession is good for the heart
-After Iris fails to catch Meowth -