(Ash is now outside at his house playing catch with Pikachu) Pikachu: Pika! Ash: Good job, buddy! Pikachu: Pika Pi! (He happily tackles Ash onto the ground) Ash: (laughing) (he rubs Pikachu's head) Pikachu: (happily) Chaaaa... (Clemont and Bonnie came over to the two) Bonnie: Hey, Ash! Pikachu! Ash: Hey, guys! Pikachu: Pika! Clemont: I have something to show you. (He shows his back scratcher 2000) I have invented my own back scratcher 2000. It can scratch your back anytime. Bonnie: (sighs) Brothers. Dedenne: Ne ne. Ash: (excited) SCIENCE IS SO AMAZING!!! Clemont: (hands Ash his invention)...
Here are the memories Ash, Jessie, James, and Dawn have had before they released a Pokémon, gave them to someone else for training, or almost released a Pokémon and why they released them, gave them to someone else, or almost released them.
Pokémon that have been released
* Ash's memories of Butterfree in "Bye Bye Butterfree"
1. Ash catching Butterfree when he was a Caterpie in "Ash Catches a Pokémon"
2. Caterpie evolving into Metapod in "Ash Catches a Pokémon"
3. Meatpod evolving into a Butterfree in "Challenge of the Samurai"
4. Ash and Butterfree battling against Misty's Staryu in "The...