Episode 64 - Gotta Catch Ya Later!
Short Description Of Episode
During a pit stop in Viridian City on the way back to Pallet Town, Misty has a phonecall from her sisters that they won a world tour in a beauty contest, forcing her to take over the Cerulean Gym Leader duties during their absence. Misty realizes that Nurse Joy fixed her bike, causing her to have no excuse to continue traveling with Ash. So she sets off for her home. Meanwhile, Brock also receives an e-mail in which he was informed to get home for some important work. Brock and Misty return to their respective hometowns, and Ash returns to Pallet Town. There he gets informed that his friend Gary, whom he defeated in the conference, is setting off for a new journey. So Ash also starts planning for his next journey. Suddenly, Ash gets his eye on a Ho-oh, flying towards the region of Hoenn. Seeing this, Ash decides to go on a new journey to Hoenn, with only his Pikachu. On Hearing this, his mother gives him a ticket of the ferry to Hoenn & a brand new outfit.