While in a town en route to Olivine City, Ash and co. encounter a man being chased by girls who leaves what appears to be a newborn baby with them. What it actually is is a Smoochum and she puts the hat the man had on Brock. The girls fawn over him until they realize he's not who they thought he is. They look at a poster and realize both the hat and the Smoochum belong to a man named Brad. Will Smoochum be reunited with Brad? And what is Team Rocket up to this time?