Pokémon: Season 1, Episode 21

Bye Bye Butterfree (5 Oct. 1998)

TV Episode  |  TV-Y  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 146 users  
Reviews: write review

It's the Butterfree Mating Season. Ash decides to let his Butterfree have a chance at love. Saying good bye may be harder than it seems for both of them.

Director:

Writer:

(based on a story by)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 83 titles
created 14 Oct 2011
 
list image
a list of 9909 titles
created 04 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 40 titles
created 03 Sep 2013
 
list image
a list of 44 titles
created 02 May 2014
 
list image
a list of 28 titles
created 02 Aug 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bye Bye Butterfree (05 Oct 1998)

Bye Bye Butterfree (05 Oct 1998) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pokémon.
« Previous Episode | 21 of 874 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie / Butterfree trainer (voice)
Eric Stuart ...
Brock / James (voice)
Matthew Sussman ...
Meowth (voice) (as Nathan Price)
Ikue Ohtani ...
Pikachu (voice)
Rodger Parsons ...
Narrator (voice) (as Ken Gates)
Rikako Aikawa ...
Butterfree (voice)
Chinami Nishimura ...
Pink Butterfree (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Veronica Taylor ...
Ash Ketchum (voice)
Edit

Storyline

On their way to Saffron City, our heroes come to the spot where Butterfree gather to find mates and travel together across the sea in order to have babies. Ash lets out his own Butterfree and helps it to try and find a mate of its own. It eventually finds one, a uniquely pink Butterfree, and attempts to impress it. However, Butterfree is rejected immediately and flies off heartbroken. The group help Butterfree to be more confident and try again, but to no avail. To make matters worse, Team Rocket enters in a brand new chopper and net just about every Butterfree, including the pink one. Ash's Butterfree chases after them as our heroes follow, but will it be able to stop Team Rocket on it's own and save its beloved? And when the time comes, will Ash have the courage needed to finally say good-bye? Written by gigacaesar

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

5 October 1998 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ash releases Butterfree. See more »

Soundtracks

Pokémon Theme
(first theme song)
Written by John Siegler & John Loeffler
Performed by Jason Paige
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does Gary Deserve To Be Bitch Slapped For The Way He Mistreats Ash? matoschi
So glad were seeing less of team rocket californication-183-963282
how old are jessie and james? captin_jack_harkness
AJ the abusive Pokémon Trainer DeadKenny125
if pokemon were real.. alifeaquatic23
Review of each series reddragonhero17
Discuss Bye Bye Butterfree (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?