A Way Off Day Off is the 17th episode of the Orange Islands season.
The gang arrives on a small island and decides to take a break. Charizard and Scyther have an argument. Later Ash thinks about how different Cissy and Danny were as Gym Leaders. As they were sleeping, Team Rocket steps in and tries to steal their Pokémon. Can Charizard and Scyther set aside their differences and help their friends?
The "Who's that Pokémon" of this episode is Porygon, making this Porygon's only appearance in the US Pokémon anime.
When James's Victreebel uses Sleep Powder, Meowth says that it's strong. James says it is strong as well but you see his nose has grown out as if he is lying, but he wasn't lying, as it did knock out Misty and Tracey.