While heading to Blackthorn City, Ash and co. have a lunch break. After taking a quick nap Misty realizes her Politoed is gone. A young woman finds it, mistaking it for her own, and drags it back while her own Politoed, wearing a red headband, watch. During a cheering session Misty manages to find Politoed and wanted to return the woman's Politoed to her but says she doesn't want it. This enrages the other Politoed and it leaves. The young woman, who goes by the name Tammy, says she wants to win a national cheering competition and wishes to borrow Misty's Politoed. Will Ash and Pikachu find the other Politoed, and will Misty point out the error of Tammy's ways?
Like the last three episode, this episode's Japanese and American air dates are 366 days apart.
This is the second episode in which Brock does not get to flirt with a girl. The first was in Rage of Innocence.
The title of this episode was taken from a saying "I told you so!".
It make be possible that the nameof Tammy's Politoed Bean was taken from the Comedy man (a.k.a Mr.Bean) .
This also marks Team rockets 250th appearance in the anime.
The US air date of this episode marks the 14 Anniversay of the crash of TACA flight 110.
In 1 days time from the US air date of this episode marks the 23rd Anniversary of American Airlines 191.
The US air dates of this episode marks 1 day before China Airlines Flight 611 crashed.