With Olivine City drawing closer, Ash and co. end up in a desert and have to pass it to get there. They get ambushed by Team Rocket and when Cyndaquil's and Weezings Smokescreen attacks mix they explode. This causes Cyndaquil to be knocked unconscious and lost. Will Cyndaquil find Ash again? Where is Cyndaquil now? And will they all get to Olivine City?
A scene which was similar to breast-feeding was removed from the dubbed version of this episode.