It is revealed that Tracey has a Venonat.
Ash catches a Lapras, which he will use to move around the Orange Islands until "Viva Las Lapras".
This is the only season in which Brock does not travel with Ash, as well as the only season where Tracey travels with him.
Team Rocket: Team Rocket's flipping out again!
This episode was published in the book Pokémon Volume 9 "Journey to the Orange Islands".
Who's That Pokémon: Ninetales
This marks the first appearance of Tracey, who replaces Brock as the third team member for this season as Ash journeys through the Orange Islands.
This marks the debut of the second season theme song "Pokémon World".
During this season, a few episodes are randomly aired out of order.
This season is a filler season that is not based on the games, and was used to buy time until the release of Gold and Silver.