The Mandarin Island Miss Match is the 18th episode in the Orange Islands season.
Upon returning to Mandarin Island, Ash and co meet Misty's hero(ine), Prima of the Elite Four. After Ash is annoyed because he wanted to battle her but all she did was ignore him. During a battle between a Tauros and Ash's Charizard it got out of control, and Prima steps in to soothe the savage beast. A while later Ash has his wish granted and battles Prima, unfortunately he loses. After this Prima teaches Ash a lesson about patience and control.
There was a 25 second scene cut out from the original when it was dubbed.
Jynx appeared in this episode despite depicted as racist by being "Blackface".
The "Who's that Pokémon?" in this episode is Machop.
Meowth asks if he could get a lecture on C.D, this episode was released in 1999, in 2000 C.D sales dropped 50% due to the rise of flash players and flash drives.
Meowth: "By the way, do you have any of your lectures on CD?"