After saying goodbye to Charizard, Ash and friends arrived at Bloomingvale. There, they meet a Sunflora breeder named Sonrisa. She raises some Sunflora but is having problems with one particular Sunflora who is very sad. What could the reason be? And will it be able to be smile ever again?
This is one of seven episodes Meowth dressed like a Sunflora.
Madame Muchmoney's Snubbull returns in this episode.
This is one of the few episodes prior to Chikorita's Big Upset to show Chikorita's jealousy towards Pikachu.
The "Who's that Pokémon?" in this episode is Ho-Oh, but when Ho-Oh is shown, it makes no sound.
"Oh no, that's the Snubbull from the rich lady's house."