Pokémon - Season 3

Saturday 8:30 AM on Cartoon Network Premiered Sep 08, 1998 In Season




Episode Guide

  • The Fortune Hunters
    The Fortune Hunters
    Episode 41
    A Pokémon Fortune Telling boom turns out to be a Team Rocket plot to steal Pokémon from local trainers. The engineers of this plot, though, are not the Team Rocket regulars, but by the formidable Butch and Cassidy. Now it is up to Ash and friends to stop them.
  • The Psychic Sidekicks!
    Ash and friends are wandering through a forest that is supposedly haunted by ghosts. Luckily they run into a girl named Cherry, who owns a Girafarig. Once they get to town, Ash decides to have a battle with this unique pokémon. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is planning on stealing all of the psychic pokémon in the town.moreless
  • Forest Grumps
    Forest Grumps
    Episode 39
    When an Ursaring attack leaves Team Rocket and our heroes separated with people from the opposite side, they must work together if they are to reunite and make it out of this dangerous forest.
  • Fowl Play
    Fowl Play
    Episode 38
    While walking through a forest on the way to Goldenrod City, Ash and friends encounter a rare Noctowl that is smaller then other Noctowl and has different colors too. This Noctowl is a trickster, and when Ash hears this he sets out to capture the tricky Pokémon.
  • Love, Totodile Style
    Ash's Totodile falls head over tail for a passing Azumarill, but Azumarill doesn't care about it and sends it flying. Trixie, Azumarill's trainer comes along and says that she is trying to figure out why Azumarill is acting so strange lately. When Team Rocket kidnaps Azumarill, Totodile sets out to rescue and win the her love.moreless
  • Hot Matches!
    Hot Matches!
    Episode 36
    When Ash and friends hear of a unbeatable trainer operating nearby, they seek her out. They are quickly stunned when both Brock's Vuplix and Ash's Cyndaquil are easily defeated by her Skarmory, despite having a huge type advantage. Ash then sets out to train Cyndaquil and help it with its flame problem.moreless
  • The Totodile Duel
    The Totodile Duel
    Episode 35
    Ash and Misty's "friendly" rivalry is tested when they both try to capture a Totodile at the same time. Unable to determine whose Pokéball had captured the wild Pokémon, the two must battle it out to determine who gets Totodile.
  • Hour of the Houndour
    A group of wild Houndour is stealing stuff from people in town and terrorizing people in the forest, and people are becoming scared of them. But when one of them is attacked by a wild Golem, Ash and friends befriend them and make the long trek back to town to help the poor Houndour.moreless
  • Tunnel Vision
    Tunnel Vision
    Episode 33
    Ash and friends come across a tunnel that is a shortcut to Goldenrod City. However, the Onix in the tunnel don't want to let anyone pass. Now they must find a way through the tunnel, but things are made worse when both Jigglypuff and Snubbull show up!
  • No Big Woop
    No Big Woop
    Episode 32
    Ash and friends come across a school where a girl named Olesia takes care of some Wooper. She needs to run and visit her mother, but she can't take the Wooper with her. Ash, Misty, and Brock agree to watch them for her, but it turns out to be more then they bargained for.moreless
  • The Fire-ring Squad
    The Fire-ring Squad
    Episode 31
    Ash and friends arrive in a new town where an event called the Fire and Rescue Grand Prix in going to be held. It is a firefighter competition, mainly for Water Pokémon. They are quickly reunited with two sets of old friends. First they meet Captain Aidan and Team Wartortle from the Orange Islands, and then they meet the Squirtle Squad. Both team are going to be in the competition. However, the Squirtle Squad have become essentially lost without their leader. In order to settle its rivalry with Team Wartortle, Ash's Squirtle rejoins the Squirtle Squad for the competition, and the end result will change everyone.moreless
  • Tricks of the Trade
    Tricks of the Trade
    Episode 30
    Ash and friends arrive in a town where the Pokémon Swap Meet is being held. The event has many festivities, but the main one is where people trade their pokémon to other trainers. They meet a trainer named Benny who is trying to find someone to trade his Wobbuffet to. Ash, Misty, and Brock decide to help him find someone to trade to. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is using the event to trick trainers into giving them their pokémon. However, a run-in with the Magikarp Salesman leads to events that may change the outcome of Team Rocket's plans.moreless
  • A Farfetch'd Tale
    A Farfetch'd Tale
    Episode 29
    Ash and friends find themselves inside the Ilex Forest. The encounter a young trainer named Sylvester who is having trouble with his Farfecth'd and can't get it to help him make Charcoal. Team Rocket appear and steal the pokémon, and now Ash, Misty, and Brock must help Sylvester get it back, and prove to Farfetch'd that he really cares for it.moreless
  • Gettin' The Bugs Out
    Ash and friends have delivered the GS Ball safely to Kurt and are heading to the Azalea Town Gym for the next badge. Misty thinks Ash will have a tough time without Charizard but Ash is confident that Cyndaquil has the firepower he needs. They arrive at the gym are are surprised to find out that it is a forest inside of a dome. The Gym Leader, Bugsy, appears and accepts Ash's battle. Bugsy specializes in Bug-Types, and quickly proves that Ash will need to think quickly if he is to earn his Second Badge.moreless
  • Going Apricorn!
    Going Apricorn!
    Episode 27
    Ash, Misty, and Brock arrive at Kurt's house and finally deliver the GS Ball to him. As he needs time to study it, they must find something to do. Since the gym is still closed, they decide to watch Kurt work and create Pokéballs. He makes them out of Apricorns, a special type of fruit that only grows in the Johto region. Kurt gives them each their own Fast Ball. He says he will make them more if they go and pick more Apricorn. As he only has a White Apricorn tree in his yard, his granddaughter Maisy takes them into the mountains outside of town to pick all different kinds of Apricorns. However, Team Rocket is not far behind and they want the Apricorns for themselves.moreless
  • A Shadow of a Drought
    Ash and friends finally arrive in Azalea Town. The town is currently in the middle of a drought. While walking through town Ash accidentally steps on a Slowpoke's tail, which causes the towns residents to chase after him, angry that he injured their mascot. They are saved by a man, who just happens to the be the Pokéball expert Kurt! Before they can deliver the GS Ball to him, they decide to help him investigate the cause of the drought.moreless
  • Good 'Quil Hunting
    Good 'Quil Hunting
    Episode 25
    Continuing their way to Azalea Town, Ash and friends come across a trainer who is looking for a Cyndaquil. According to rumors, there are suppose to be many of them living in the area. Ash gets excited and goes looking for one so he can capture it. However, the trainer from before is not to happen with this and capturing Cyndaquil turns into a contest between the two trainers.moreless
  • Wired For Battle
    Wired For Battle
    Episode 24
    When the most promising trainee at a Pokémon Dojo abandons battle altogether, opting to gather information for his comprehensive Poké-database instead, it's up to Ash and friends to convince him that battling, and life for that matter, is more than just a matter of probability.
  • Mild 'n Wooly
    Mild 'n Wooly
    Episode 23
    Ash and friends meet up with Mary, a young girl who helps her parents operate a Mareep farm. She wants to enter the tournament in the upcoming Mareep Festival, but her mother does not want her to because she thinks she is not ready. Mary sets out to prove that she is ready for it and Ash, Misty, and Brock decide to help her.moreless
  • The Superhero Secret
    Ash and friends arrive in a town where there is a local superhero - Gligarman. However, upon meeting him, they realize that he is getting a little too old to be fighting crime by himself. He tries to get Ash to be his sidekick, but Ash refuses. Gligarman then faces a real big threat when Team Rocket show up with their newest machine.moreless
  • Foul Weather Friends
    Ash and friends come across a girl name Mariah and her pokémon Hoppip. Mariah uses her pokémon to forecast the weather. A brutal storm is heading their way and they must take cover before anything bad happens, but that's not so easy with the all of the pokémon that they must keep safe.moreless
  • Chikorita's Big Upset
    During a tough Pokémon Battle, Ash tries to call back Chikorita in order to use Pikachu, but Chikorita refuses to go back. Ash continues to try, but eventually the boy has to leave. At the Pokémon Center, Professor Oak and Nurse Joy tell Ash that Chikorita is probably jealous of Pikachu. That night Chikorita sneaks out of the Pokémon Center and Pikachu follows, but what will happen to the two?moreless
  • Grin to Win!
    Grin to Win!
    Episode 19
    Ash and friends arrive in Bloomingvale the day before the Annual Sunflora Contest. The meet a girl named Sonrisa who can not get her star Sunflora to compete. As the day of the contest arrives, will she be able to compete, especially when Team Rocket plans to steal all the Sunflora?moreless
  • Charizard's Burning Ambitions
    Ash and friends meet a girl named Liza, the person who protects the nearby Charicific Valley, a valley where wild Charizard live. Everyone goes there and Ash wants his Charizard to train with the others, but after it is easily beaten by another one, it loses its fighting spirit. Now Ash must figure out what is the best thing to do for Charizard.moreless
  • Tanks A Lot!
    Tanks A Lot!
    Episode 17
    Team Rocket's most recent super vehicle, the Arbotank, is their ticket to capturing Pikachu. That is until Togepi and its new found Sentret buddy climb inside and and end up taking it on a joyride. Now Ash. Misty, Brock, and Team Rocket must team up in order to stop the Arbotank and get Togepi back.moreless
  • For Crying Out Loud!
    Fresh off his win at the Violet City Gym, Ash and friends encounter a Marill that cries at everything. Following an encounter with Team Rocket, Misty, Togepi, and Marill become separated from everyone after being washed away in a river. Now Misty must somehow get back to Ash and the others while at the same time passing all of the many challenges of a forest.moreless
  • Fighting Flyer With Fire
    Ash, Misty, and Brock finally arrive at the Violet City Gym, ready to face the Gym Leader. After a little tussle with Team Rocket, Ash challenges Falkner, the Gym Leader to a three on three battle in order to win his first Johto Badge.
  • A Bout With Sprout
    A Bout With Sprout
    Episode 14
    Ash, Misty, and Brock finally arrive in Violet City, the location the first Johto Gym. They come across a Pokémon Academy. At the academy a young boy named Zackie becomes obsessed with Ash's Pikachu and decides to catch it, even if it belongs to another trainer. However, he ends up catching a Bellsprout instead. Meanwhile, the rest of the class goes on a field trip to the Sprout Tower, where Team Rocket is waiting for Ash so they can get Pikachu.moreless
  • Ignorance Is Blissey
    Ash and friends arrive at a Pokémon Center late in the night and Nurse Joy is nowhere to be seen, only an extremely clumsy Blissey that provides Ash more pain then hospitality. Meanwhile, Team Rocket break into the center to find some food, and are shocked when they find out the Blissey is the same one that Jessie went to nursing school with many years ago. Now Jessie is torn between her evil deeds with Team Rocket and her friendship with Blissey.moreless
  • The Whistle Stop
    The Whistle Stop
    Episode 12
    On the way to Violet City, Ash and friends meet Arielle, a trainer who owns a flock of Ledyba, and uses them to pollinate nearby trees. When Team Rocket steal some of the Ledyba (with some accidental help from Pikachu), Ash and friends must help Arielle find them before Team Rocket can get to far.moreless
  • Once In A Blue Moon
    Once In A Blue Moon
    Episode 11
    Ash and friends arrive in Cherrygrove City where they have an encounter with a Quagsire. It steals the GS Ball and runs away. Officer Jenny tells them that the Quagsire do this every year on the night of the blue moon. Not wanting to wait for the GS Ball to float back down the river, Ash, Misty, and Brock follow the Quagsire up the river.moreless
  • The Chikorita Rescue
    Ash encounters a wild Chikorita and begins to battle it, wanting to add it to his team. However, after battling Charizard, Chikorita is injured. Ash takes it to the Pokémon Center to get healed, but Team Rocket is disguise steal it. Ash chases after Team Rocket, trying to make sure the Chikorita is safe and unharmed.moreless
  • The Little Big Horn
    In a city park, Ash and friends encounter a lost baby Stantler. Brock decides to help nurse it back to health and then release it back to the wild, but Team Rocket is planning on taking the young pokémon.
  • Snubbull Snobbery
    Snubbull Snobbery
    Episode 8
    Ash, Misty, and Brock arrive in the rich town of Palm Hills. At one mansion they notice butlers looking for something. The mansion's owner, Madame Muchmoney, is trying to find her Snubbull. Snubbull eventually appears. Madame Muchmoney invites them inside for lunch, where they discover that despite spoiling it, Snubbull doesn't want any of it. Madame Muchmoney is also planning for Snubbull to get married, and so it runs away again, and now everyone must find it before Team Rocket takes it.moreless
  • Spinarak Attack
    Spinarak Attack
    Episode 7
    Our heroes make their way to Catallia City, a town recognized for its magnificent buildings. A patrol car barrels down the street, and knowing that Officer Jenny must be inside, Brock gives chase. However, a few seconds later, he trips over a thin web. Ash and Misty catch up with him and after Togepi notices something approaching, a Spinarak appears. Officer Jenny appears and tells them how in Catallia City they use Spinarak to help them. Ash, Misty, and Brock then become involved in a plot to stop thieves who are copying the legendary Black Arachnid.moreless
  • Flower Power
    Flower Power
    Episode 6
    Upon finally making their way out of the forest, Ash, Misty and Brock find themselves at the outskirts of a large city called Florando. Wondering what they should do next, Misty suggests that they relax and do some sight seeing. Brock quickly jumps in and tells Misty that he cannot relax in a city full of girls that need his protection. As Ash, Misty and Brock walk along the city streets, they stumble across a young lady who advises them to see the Pokémon Exhibition. There they meet a girl named Bailey and her Bellossom. One of her Bellossom is not dancing properly, and Ash, Misty, and Brock decide to help her.moreless
  • Illusion Confusion
    Illusion Confusion
    Episode 5
    Continuing their way to Violet City, Ash and friends have become lost in a forest. The forest seems to be haunted as the trees begin to move and faces appear on them. They try to run, but trees appear everywhere. Then a Hoothoot appears and uses Foresight to clear up the illusions. Gary appears and taunts Ash about going through the forest without a Hoothoot. Ash, Misty, and Brock go to rent a Hoothoot, and get stuck with one that is scared, can't use Foresight, and does not listen to Ash (but loves Misty). A series of crazy adventures ensues as they try to make it through the forest.moreless
  • Roll On, Pokémon!
    Roll On, Pokémon!
    Episode 4
    Ash and friends stumble across a valley where a girl named Rochelle uses Donphan to harvest Amberite, a gemstone only found in this valley. Ash, Misty, and Brock follow her as she makes her rounds, and see exactly how she finds it. However, Team Rocket hears about the gemstone and decides to steal a Donphan so that they can find their own Amberite.moreless
  • A Sappy Ending
    A Sappy Ending
    Episode 3
    On the way to Violet City, Ash and friends come across a forest where Pinsir and Heracross are normally separated by a river into their own sections of the forest. However, something has happened in Pinsir's side of the forest, causing them to migrate to the Heracross part of the forest and stir up trouble. Ash and friends, along with a forest ranger named Woodrow and a friendly Heracross set out to find out why the Pinsir are leaving their part of the forest.moreless
  • The Double Trouble Header
    Ash, Misty, and Brock start their journey to the first Johto Gym in Violet City. On the way they meet Casey, a brand new trainer who has just received her first Pokémon, Chikorita, from Professor Elm a few days earlier. She insists on a battle with Ash. Ash is hesitant since he is far more experienced then her, but eventually agrees. Ash picks Charizard, and easily defeats all of Casey's pokémon. She becomes discouraged and runs away crying. She then encounters Team Rocket who convince her that Ash cheated, and that they will help her win the right way. She agrees and goes to find Ash.moreless
  • Don't Touch That 'Dile
    Ash, Misty, and Brock are reunited once again on a brand new journey. They venture west of Pallet Town into the region of Johto, where new adventures and Pokémon await them at every turn. They arrive in New Bark Town where Ash registers for the Johto League. However, they soon become involved in a rescue mission when Team Rocket breaks into Professor Elm's lab, and steal a Totodile.moreless