With Ecruteak City just a few yards away, Ash and co. notice a Houndoom delivering something. After an encounter with Team Rocket, Togepi gets separated from the group and Misty is frantic about it. The Houndoom that was delivering the package noticed Togepi and decided to care for it until Misty could reclaim it. Will Houndoom get to its destination with a travelling partner? And Who's that Legendary Pokémon?
This episode was initially titled Howl of the Houndoom.
Raikou makes a cameo in this episode, yet only it's back can be seen.
Never Too Far From Home is used as an insert song in the dub.
The book Togepi Springs Into Action! is based on this episode.
This episode marks one of the few times that Team Rocket have blasted off three times in one episode.
Togepi is afraid of heights. It is usually happy to be high up.
This is the third time Togepi has used Metronome and got Teleport.