The next stop for Ash's next Gym is in Ecruteak City, but before going there he, Misty and Brock run into Casey, who plans on entering the Bug-Catching Contest. Ash decides to enter but Misty refuses (We all know why). Will Ash be able to catch a new bug? Or will Casey win the top prize?
- Casey's Beedrill
- There is a reference to the G/S/C games in this episode. Just after Chikorita evolves, the game music can be heard.
- This is the only episode in which Ash gave a Pokémon (Beedrill) to another trainer.