and the others are walking along a road when they are confronted by a girl
named Katrina who challenges Ash to a battle. She calls out a Raichu to
battle Ash's Pikachu. But before Raichu and Pikachu can fight, Team Rocket
pops up and drops a net, accidentally capturing Raichu instead of Pikachu.
Raichu shocks them and they get knocked out. Suddenly, a director calls
out cut and rushes up to introduce himself as Cleavon Schpielbunk, who
informs them that he is making a movie about Pokemon. He is calling for
an audition for Pokemon to star in the film. Everyone, even Team Rocket,
put their Pokemon on stage to audition. The Pokemon put on a good show,
but the star, Wigglytuff, just can't get along with any of the Pokemon.
Wigglytuff beats up Arbok, Weezing and Meowth, who run away. The other
Pokemon leave the stage, but only Psyduck stays behind. Psyduck gets the
part, and Cleavon begins to film his movie, starting from the ending. But
as they film the last scene, Team Rocket shows up again to get revenge.
The capture all the Pokemon except for Psyduck, who is too stupid to be
captured. Misty keeps yelling at Psyduck to do something, making his headache
so bad he builds up psychic energy. Psyduck uses Confusion and sends Team
Rocket flipping out again. At the end of the day, the movie has finished
filmed, and Ash feels bad about not training, but being in a movie was
"Wow! You made that? I almost saw that one!" ~Katrina, learning that Cleavon directed "I Saw What You Ate Last Tuesday."
"I took three semesters of Stage Movement at a respected correspondence school" ~James, on his dance techniques.
To The Top
Jessie: "It's a very long climb up the stairway to stardom!"
James: "And there's no elevator!"
Did You Notice?...
Cleavon claims he's won a Golden Growlithe, but his trophy is of an Arcanine.
A Poliwhirl decorates tents at the campsite.
Pokemon Dance Remix is played during the Pokemon audition, marking the first time American album music is used on the show.
Who's That Pokemon?: Snorlax!