James hatches a plan to steal the Pokémon of unwitting trainers by sabotaging the Pokeball transporter in a local Pokémon Center. Ash is unfortunate enough to choose this very Center to have Professor Oak send him his Bulbasaur so that it can interact with May's new Bulbasaur. Just as Ash realizes the Pokeball "transported" to him to be a fake, a host of other trainers approach Nurse Joy with the same complaint. Realizing that the real Pokeballs are being siphoned off to another location, Joy, Ash, and friends quickly track down Team Rocket, but only as they make their escape, accidentally dropping one sole Pokeball--containing Ash's Bulbasaur--as they fly off. Ash and May's two Bulbasaur quickly become fast friends, but will their teamwork be enough to recover all the stolen Pokémon from Team Rocket?
Did You Know?
This is the first time since beginning his travels in the Hoenn region that Ash has called up any Pokémon from Professor Oak's lab or used any of the Pokémon he caught before arriving in Hoenn other than Pikachu. See more
(seventh theme song)
Written and Produced by John Siegler
and David Kos Rolfe
Performed by David Kos Rolfe See more