Quote Originally Posted by KyogreThunder View Post
Too bad both Pikachu and Pidgeotto lost to Team Rocket's Pokemon.
That was only done in order to make Caterpie the episode's hero, although I didn't mind because at least in the case of Satoshi's newly-acquired Pigeon, it made sense that he'd be weak given that he had been damaged by Pikachu before facing the Rocket-dan.