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title_ja=ゆうれいせんとゆうれいポケモン! |
 
title_ja=ゆうれいせんとゆうれいポケモン! |
 
title_ja_trans=Ghost Ship and Ghost Pokémon! |
 
title_ja_trans=Ghost Ship and Ghost Pokémon! |
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broadcast_jp=May 6, 1999 |
 
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==Blurb==
 
==Blurb==
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<i>Ash, Tracey and Misty find more excitement than they bargain for when they reach their next destination. Professor Oak tells them that divers have recovered an Orange League Championship trophy off the coast of Moro Island that dates back over three hundred years! The trophy is on display at the Moro Island Museum of Art for all to see. By the time they get to the museum, Team Rocket has already paid a visit and now it's up to our heroes to track them down!</i>
 
<i>Ash, Tracey and Misty find more excitement than they bargain for when they reach their next destination. Professor Oak tells them that divers have recovered an Orange League Championship trophy off the coast of Moro Island that dates back over three hundred years! The trophy is on display at the Moro Island Museum of Art for all to see. By the time they get to the museum, Team Rocket has already paid a visit and now it's up to our heroes to track them down!</i>
   
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
{{Ash}} is admiring his two [[Orange Crew]] [[Badge]]s and {{Tracey}} tells him he needs two more to enter the [[Orange League]]. Ash wonders whether it would be easy to earn them. They come across [[Moro Island]] and long for a nice meal at the [[Pokémon Center]]. After supper, they call {{an|Professor Oak}}, who tells them a 300 year-old official Orange League trophy has been found. They decide to go to the museum the following day just to take a look. Meanwhile, {{TRT}} breaks into the museum and steals the trophy. During the escape, [[James]] accidentally falls and leaves his shape holding the trophy on the ground.
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{{Ash}} and {{ashfr}} come across [[Moro Island]] and eat at the [[Pokémon Center]]. Afterwards, they call {{an|Professor Oak}}, who informs them about the discovery of a 300-year-old official [[Orange League]] [[Winner's Trophy]]. They decide to go to the museum the following day and to take a look. Meanwhile, {{TRT}} breaks into the museum and steals the trophy. During the escape, [[James]] accidentally falls and leaves his shape holding the trophy on the ground.
   
When Ash and {{ashfr}} get to the museum, a crowd is waiting outside. [[Officer Jenny]] is keeping the door and tells them the trophy has been stolen. A pair of footprints and the shape in the mud of the unknown thief holding the trophy are the only clues. Ash, {{an|Misty}} and Tracey decide to investigate. Not far from there, they find Team Rocket behind some bushes, mentioning their mischief during the previous night. Ash and friends begin chasing them, but Team Rocket escapes using a {{p|Seadra}}-shaped boat. The heroes get on Lapras and continue the chase.
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When the group gets to the museum, they learn from [[Officer Jenny]] that the trophy has been stolen. A pair of footprints and the shape in the mud of the thief holding the trophy are the only clues. Ash, {{an|Misty}}, and {{Tracey}} decide to investigate. Not far from there, they find Team Rocket behind some bushes, mentioning their mischief during the previous night. Ash and his friends begin chasing them, but Team Rocket escapes using a {{p|Seadra}}-shaped boat. Ash's group gets on Lapras and continues the chase.
   
Suddenly, a thick fog catches Team Rocket, who eventually find an [[ghost ship|abandoned ship]] in the middle of the fog. They decide to use it as a hideaway, but a ghost appears just behind them. Scared, they try to run away, but the ship is in a poor condition and they fall through the floor to a lower level. Now two ghosts begin harassing them and take the trophy from James's bag. After that, the two ghosts attack Team Rocket and haul them off.
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Suddenly, a thick fog catches Team Rocket, who eventually find an [[ghost ship|abandoned ship]]. They decide to use it as a hideaway, but a ghost appears just behind them. Scared, they try to run away, but the ship is in a poor condition and they fall through the floor to a lower level. Two ghosts begin harassing them and take the trophy from James's bag. After that, the two ghosts attack Team Rocket and haul them off.
   
Ash and friends find the ship and notice the Seadra-shaped boat is empty just next to it, a sign that Team Rocket is surely hiding in the ship. As they get on, Misty starts shivering and {{TP|Misty|Togepi}} falls into a hole in the floor. The gang starts looking for Togepi all around the ship, when they finally find it, playing with the two ghosts in one of the cabins. The Orange League trophy is laying on a bedside table. Ash sends out Bulbasaur, but it stops its attack because it seemed the ghosts were playing with Togepi, not frightening it. So Misty calls for {{TP|Misty|Staryu}}, who uncovers the true identity of the ghosts behind the sheets: {{p|Gastly}} and {{p|Haunter}}. Ash and friends say they want the trophy for the museum, but Gastly and Haunter refuse to hand it over.
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Ash and his friends find the ship and notice the Seadra-shaped boat is empty next to it. As they get on the ship, Misty starts shivering and {{TP|Misty|Togepi}} falls into a hole in the floor. The gang starts looking for Togepi; when they finally find it, it is playing with the two ghosts in one of the cabins, and the Orange League trophy is lying on a bedside table. Ash sends out Bulbasaur, but it realizes the ghosts are playing with Togepi, not frightening it. Misty calls out {{TP|Misty|Staryu}}, who uncovers the true identity of the ghosts behind the sheets: {{p|Gastly}} and {{p|Haunter}}. Ash and his friends say they want the trophy, but Gastly and Haunter refuse to hand it over.
   
Team Rocket gets to the cabin and starts fighting the ghosts to get the trophy back, but they are unsuccessful and faint. Haunter takes control of {{MTR}} and makes it relay the history of the two ghosts. Meanwhile, Gastly creates an illusion to show with images what Haunter was talking about. Three centuries before, the Gastly and Haunter's Trainer was the captain of the ship. He was a well-known [[Pokémon Trainer]] and managed to win the Orange League. The ancient trophy on the bedside table belonged to him. But a sea storm put an end to his life and the ship sank. Gastly and Haunter had watched over their master's trophy for three centuries until some weeks before, a group of researchers found the sunken ship and took the trophy away. They drove the ship to surface again to recover it, and now they had it back, they would leave with it.
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Team Rocket gets to the cabin and starts fighting the ghosts to get the trophy back, but they are unsuccessful and faint. Haunter takes control of {{MTR}} and makes it relay the history of the two ghosts. Meanwhile, Gastly creates an illusion to show with images of what Haunter was talking about. Three centuries before, the Gastly and Haunter's Trainer was the captain of the ship. He was a well-known [[Pokémon Trainer]] and managed to win the Orange League, with the ancient trophy on the bedside table belonging to him. However, a storm put an end to his life and the ship sank. Gastly and Haunter had been watching over their master's trophy for three centuries until some weeks before, when a group of researchers found the sunken ship and took the trophy away. They drove the ship to surface again so they could recover it.
   
When Haunter finishes talking, Meowth wakes up [[Jessie]] and James and they try to fight the ghosts again. Once more, they are blasted off. Ash and friends understand the Pokémon's loyalty to their master even 300 years after and respect their decision. Ash says whether the captain was or not around there is not an excuse to take what belongs to him from where it belongs. They finally say goodbye to Gastly and Haunter, who take the ship to the sky and take it to a place where it could not be found.
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When Haunter finishes talking, Meowth wakes up [[Jessie]] and James, and they try to fight the ghosts again. Once more, they are blasted off. Ash and his friends understand the Pokémon's loyalty to their master even 300 years after and respect their decision. They say goodbye to Gastly and Haunter, who take the ship to the sky and depart for an unknown location.
   
 
==Major events==
 
==Major events==
* {{Ash}} and {{ashfr}} learn about the history of the [[Orange League]].
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<!-- This is not for summarizing everything that happens in this episode. Only events pertaining to the series as a whole, such as catching and releasing Pokémon and obtaining Badges, go here. -->
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* {{Ash}} learns that he needs four [[Badge]]s in order to enter the [[Orange League]].
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* Ash and {{ashfr}} learn about the history of the Orange League.
 
* [[James's Victreebel]] is revealed to know {{m|Razor Leaf}}.
 
* [[James's Victreebel]] is revealed to know {{m|Razor Leaf}}.
 
* [[Jessie's Arbok]] is revealed to know {{m|Tackle}}.
 
* [[Jessie's Arbok]] is revealed to know {{m|Tackle}}.
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===Debuts===
 
===Debuts===
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====Pokémon debuts====
   
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==
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* {{an|Professor Oak}}
 
* {{an|Professor Oak}}
 
* [[Officer Jenny]]
 
* [[Officer Jenny]]
* {{oi|Captain}}
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* {{OBP|Captain|EP095}} (illusion)
   
 
===Pokémon===
 
===Pokémon===
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* {{p|Arbok}} ({{OP|Jessie|Arbok}})
 
* {{p|Arbok}} ({{OP|Jessie|Arbok}})
 
* {{p|Victreebel}} ({{OP|James|Victreebel}})
 
* {{p|Victreebel}} ({{OP|James|Victreebel}})
* {{p|Gastly}} ({{oi|Captain}}'s)
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* {{p|Gastly}} ({{OBP|Captain|EP095}}'s)
* {{p|Haunter}} ({{oi|Captain}}'s)
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* {{p|Haunter}} ({{OBP|Captain|EP095}}'s)
* {{p|Beedrill}} (unnamed {{pkmn|Trainer}}'s; flashback)
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* {{p|Beedrill}} (Trainer's; flashback)
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* [[Professor Oak's lecture]]: {{p|Shellder}}: Oak talks about Shellder, says its shell is even harder than the hardest {{wp|diamond}}. Oak then tries to reach inside Shellder's shell to investigate, but receives a very strong {{m|clamp}} on his arm.
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* [[Professor Oak's Pokémon Lecture]]: {{p|Shellder}}: {{an|Professor Oak|Oak}} talks about Shellder, says its shell is even harder than the hardest {{wp|diamond}}. Oak then tries to reach inside Shellder's shell to investigate, but receives a very strong {{m|clamp}} on his arm.
 
** Pokémon senryū summary: {{tt|Staring contest|By Japanese rules, the loser of a staring contest is the one that first laughs.}}; Shellder is always, sticking its tongue out.
 
** Pokémon senryū summary: {{tt|Staring contest|By Japanese rules, the loser of a staring contest is the one that first laughs.}}; Shellder is always, sticking its tongue out.
* This episode marks one of the rare instances when James's Victreebel did not attach itself to anyone's head when released from its [[Poké Ball]].
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* This episode marks one of the rare instances when [[James's Victreebel]] did not attach itself to anyone's head when released from its {{i|Poké Ball}}.
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** Victreebel also chases Meowth instead of James in this episode.
 
* This episode marks the second time that a Pokémon speaks through {{MTR}}. The first time was by a {{pkmn2|giant}} {{p|Tentacruel}} in ''[[EP019|Tentacool & Tentacruel]]''.
 
* This episode marks the second time that a Pokémon speaks through {{MTR}}. The first time was by a {{pkmn2|giant}} {{p|Tentacruel}} in ''[[EP019|Tentacool & Tentacruel]]''.
* Ash scans Gastly and Haunter even though he has encountered both Pokémon frequently and even journeyed with a Haunter for a few episodes. However, the Pokédex had no data on Haunter—or {{p|Gengar}}—in ''[[EP023|The Tower of Terror]]''. Additionally, the Pokédex would not provide a full entry for {{p|Gengar}} until ''[[AG132|The Scheme Team]]''.
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* {{Ash}} scans {{p|Gastly}} and {{p|Haunter}} even though he has encountered both Pokémon frequently and even journeyed with a {{AP|Haunter}} for a few episodes. However, the [[Pokédex]] had no data on Haunter—or {{p|Gengar}}—in ''[[EP023|The Tower of Terror]]''. Additionally, the Pokédex would not provide a full entry for Gengar until ''[[AG132|The Scheme Team]]''.
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* This episode contains many gags originated by and visual similarities to the American cartoon ''{{wp|Scooby Doo, Where Are You!}}'', most notably {{TRT}} turning to shush each other one at a time, culminating in [[James]] shushing a totem head in the museum, and the appearance of the ghost ship through the fog. The settings of a museum at night and a ghost ship in the first place are extremely similar as well.
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** This can likely be attributed to the fact that the international release of the show began during production of the [[Orange Archipelago|Orange Islands]] arc, which many members of production staff have stated was foremost in mind during production.
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* Until ''[[BW073|Commanding the Clubsplosion Crown!]]'' almost 700 episodes later, this was the last episode to show the same species of Pokémon in both the Japanese and the English version of [[Who's That Pokémon?]].
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* This episode's title is formatted as ''A Shipful Of Shivers'' on the DVD menu of [[List of English language Adventures in the Orange Islands home video releases (Region 4)|Australian DVDs]].
   
 
===Errors===
 
===Errors===
* In a [[Pokémon Adventure Series]] book published by [[Golden Books]] based on this episode of the same name, at the end, it says that Team Rocket got blasted off by "{{m|ThunderShock|an electric shock they would never forget}}" when it was {{m|Psychic}} in the actual episode.
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* In a [[Pokémon Adventure Series]] book published by [[Golden Books]] based on this episode of the same name, at the end, it says that Team Rocket got blasted off by "{{m|Thunder Shock|an electric shock they would never forget}}" when it was {{m|Psychic}} in the actual episode.
* The Captain kept his Haunter and Gastly inside regular Poké Balls, though his time was 300 years before the present. However, in ''[[M04|Celebi: Voice of the Forest]]'', [[Sam]] kept his {{p|Charmeleon}} inside of an older model of Poké Ball, despite being from only 40 years before the present.
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* The Captain kept his Haunter and Gastly inside regular Poké Balls, though his time was 300 years before the present. However, in ''[[M04|Celebi: The Voice of the Forest]]'', [[Sam]] kept his {{p|Charmeleon}} inside of an older model of Poké Ball, despite being from only 40 years before the present.
* In the dub, [[Pokédex|Dexter]] says that once Gastly evolves into Haunter, it can learn the {{m|Dream Eater}} and {{m|Psychic}} attacks. Both Gastly and Haunter can learn {{m|Dream Eater}} when leveled up, but not Psychic. However, that move can be taught to both Pokémon via [[TM]].
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* [[Jessie's Arbok]] uses {{m|Tackle}}, but Arbok is [[Anime move errors|unable to learn Tackle in the games]].
* Jessie's Arbok used {{m|Tackle}}, but Arbok is [[Anime move errors|unable to learn Tackle in the games]].
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* In one scene in the beginning, when Ash and {{ashfr}} are on {{AP|Lapras}}, {{Tracey}} is seen without pupils.
* In one scene in the beginning when {{Ash}} and {{ashfr}} are on {{AP|Lapras}}, {{Tracey}} is seen without pupils.
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* In one scene in the beginning, when Tracey chuckles after Ash explains that winning the remaining two Orange League badges will be easy, Tracey's animation freezes for about a half second.
* In one scene in the beginning when Tracey chuckles after Ash explains that winning the remaining two Orange League badges will be easy, Tracey's animation freezes for about a half second.
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* In one scene where Ash and his friends are riding on Lapras through the fog, they didn't have their backpacks for the entire time even though they had them on when they were going after Team Rocket.
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* Gastly's {{m|Lick}} shouldn't have affected {{MTR}} because {{type|Ghost}} attacks don't affect Normal types.
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* Victreebel's {{m|Razor Leaf}} had no effect on {{p|Gastly}}, even though it is a Ghost/Poison type. It should have resisted the attack; instead, it appeared to be immune to the attack.
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* After the heist, James falls on the trophy. He rolls over with his arms covering the front of it; however, his imprint shows otherwise.
   
 
===Dub edits===
 
===Dub edits===
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* [[Pikachu's Jukebox]]: [[Double Trouble]]
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==
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|zh_cmn={{tt|幽靈船跟幽靈神奇寶貝|Phantom Ship and Phantom Pokémon}}
 
|cs={{tt|Strašidelná loď|A creepy ship}}
 
|cs={{tt|Strašidelná loď|A creepy ship}}
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|da={{tt|Et vaskeægte spøgelsesskib|A genuine ghostship}}
 
|nl={{tt|Het Pokémon Spookschip|The Pokémon Ghost Ship}}
 
|nl={{tt|Het Pokémon Spookschip|The Pokémon Ghost Ship}}
|de={{tt|Die Trophäe im Geisterschiff|The trophy inside the ghost ship}}
 
 
|fr_eu={{tt|Le bateau fantôme|The ghost ship}}
 
|fr_eu={{tt|Le bateau fantôme|The ghost ship}}
|he=ספינה מצמררת {{tt|sfina mitstamreret|Ship shivers}}
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|de={{tt|Die Trophäe im Geisterschiff|The trophy in the ghost ship}}
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|he=ספינה מצמררת {{tt|''Sfina metsamreret''|Shivering Ship}}
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|hi=दरावनी शिप! {{tt|''Daraavni Ship!''|Scary Ship!}} {{tt|*|Hungama dub}}
 
|hu={{tt|A bolygó Pokémonhajó|The Ghost Pokémon Ship}}
 
|hu={{tt|A bolygó Pokémonhajó|The Ghost Pokémon Ship}}
 
|it={{tt|Il trofeo|The trophy}}
 
|it={{tt|Il trofeo|The trophy}}
 
|no={{tt|Spøkelsesskipet|The ghost ship}}
 
|no={{tt|Spøkelsesskipet|The ghost ship}}
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|pl={{tt|Statek widmo|The ghost ship}}
 
|pt_br={{tt|Fantasmas Camaradas|Comrad Ghosts}}
 
|pt_br={{tt|Fantasmas Camaradas|Comrad Ghosts}}
 
|pt_eu={{tt|Um Navio Arrepiante|A Creepy Ship}}
 
|pt_eu={{tt|Um Navio Arrepiante|A Creepy Ship}}
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|ro={{tt|Țăndări|Smithereens}}
 
|ru={{tt|Корабль призраков|Ghost ship}}
 
|ru={{tt|Корабль призраков|Ghost ship}}
 
|es_la={{tt|¡Un barco lleno de escalofríos!|A ship full of shivers!}}
 
|es_la={{tt|¡Un barco lleno de escalofríos!|A ship full of shivers!}}
 
|es_eu={{tt|Un barco de escalofrío|A Scary Ship}}
 
|es_eu={{tt|Un barco de escalofrío|A Scary Ship}}
|sv={{tt|Spökskeppet|The Ghost Ship}}
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|sv={{tt|Spökskeppet|The ghost ship}}
|pl={{tt|Statek widmo|The ghost ship}}
 
|ro={{tt|Țăndări|Smithereens}}
 
 
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Latest revision as of 09:36, 11 June 2019

EP094 : Snack Attack
Original series
EP096 : Meowth Rules!
A Shipful of Shivers
EP095.png
  EP095  
ゆうれいせんとゆうれいポケモン!
Ghost Ship and Ghost Pokémon!
First broadcast
Japan May 6, 1999
United States March 25, 2000
English themes
Opening Pokémon World
Ending
Japanese themes
Opening ライバル!
Ending タイプ・ワイルド
Credits
Animation Team Ota
Screenplay 大橋志吉 Yukiyoshi Ōhashi
Storyboard 井硲清高 Kiyotaka Itani
Assistant director 井硲清高 Kiyotaka Itani
Animation director 志村泉 Izumi Shimura
Additional credits

A Shipful of Shivers (Japanese: ゆうれいせんとゆうれいポケモン! Ghost Ship and Ghost Pokémon!) is the 95th episode of the Pokémon anime. It was first broadcast in Japan on May 6, 1999 and in the United States on March 25, 2000.

201 Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details. 201

Contents

Blurb

Ash, Tracey and Misty find more excitement than they bargain for when they reach their next destination. Professor Oak tells them that divers have recovered an Orange League Championship trophy off the coast of Moro Island that dates back over three hundred years! The trophy is on display at the Moro Island Museum of Art for all to see. By the time they get to the museum, Team Rocket has already paid a visit and now it's up to our heroes to track them down!

Plot

Ash and his friends come across Moro Island and eat at the Pokémon Center. Afterwards, they call Professor Oak, who informs them about the discovery of a 300-year-old official Orange League Winner's Trophy. They decide to go to the museum the following day and to take a look. Meanwhile, Team Rocket breaks into the museum and steals the trophy. During the escape, James accidentally falls and leaves his shape holding the trophy on the ground.

When the group gets to the museum, they learn from Officer Jenny that the trophy has been stolen. A pair of footprints and the shape in the mud of the thief holding the trophy are the only clues. Ash, Misty, and Tracey decide to investigate. Not far from there, they find Team Rocket behind some bushes, mentioning their mischief during the previous night. Ash and his friends begin chasing them, but Team Rocket escapes using a Seadra-shaped boat. Ash's group gets on Lapras and continues the chase.

Suddenly, a thick fog catches Team Rocket, who eventually find an abandoned ship. They decide to use it as a hideaway, but a ghost appears just behind them. Scared, they try to run away, but the ship is in a poor condition and they fall through the floor to a lower level. Two ghosts begin harassing them and take the trophy from James's bag. After that, the two ghosts attack Team Rocket and haul them off.

Ash and his friends find the ship and notice the Seadra-shaped boat is empty next to it. As they get on the ship, Misty starts shivering and Togepi falls into a hole in the floor. The gang starts looking for Togepi; when they finally find it, it is playing with the two ghosts in one of the cabins, and the Orange League trophy is lying on a bedside table. Ash sends out Bulbasaur, but it realizes the ghosts are playing with Togepi, not frightening it. Misty calls out Staryu, who uncovers the true identity of the ghosts behind the sheets: Gastly and Haunter. Ash and his friends say they want the trophy, but Gastly and Haunter refuse to hand it over.

Team Rocket gets to the cabin and starts fighting the ghosts to get the trophy back, but they are unsuccessful and faint. Haunter takes control of Meowth and makes it relay the history of the two ghosts. Meanwhile, Gastly creates an illusion to show with images of what Haunter was talking about. Three centuries before, the Gastly and Haunter's Trainer was the captain of the ship. He was a well-known Pokémon Trainer and managed to win the Orange League, with the ancient trophy on the bedside table belonging to him. However, a storm put an end to his life and the ship sank. Gastly and Haunter had been watching over their master's trophy for three centuries until some weeks before, when a group of researchers found the sunken ship and took the trophy away. They drove the ship to surface again so they could recover it.

When Haunter finishes talking, Meowth wakes up Jessie and James, and they try to fight the ghosts again. Once more, they are blasted off. Ash and his friends understand the Pokémon's loyalty to their master even 300 years after and respect their decision. They say goodbye to Gastly and Haunter, who take the ship to the sky and depart for an unknown location.

Major events

For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.

Debuts

Pokémon debuts

Characters

Trivia

  • Professor Oak's Pokémon Lecture: Shellder: Oak talks about Shellder, says its shell is even harder than the hardest diamond. Oak then tries to reach inside Shellder's shell to investigate, but receives a very strong clamp on his arm.
    • Pokémon senryū summary: Staring contest; Shellder is always, sticking its tongue out.
  • This episode marks one of the rare instances when James's Victreebel did not attach itself to anyone's head when released from its Poké Ball.
    • Victreebel also chases Meowth instead of James in this episode.
  • This episode marks the second time that a Pokémon speaks through Meowth. The first time was by a giant Tentacruel in Tentacool & Tentacruel.
  • Ash scans Gastly and Haunter even though he has encountered both Pokémon frequently and even journeyed with a Haunter for a few episodes. However, the Pokédex had no data on Haunter—or Gengar—in The Tower of Terror. Additionally, the Pokédex would not provide a full entry for Gengar until The Scheme Team.
  • This episode contains many gags originated by and visual similarities to the American cartoon Scooby Doo, Where Are You!, most notably Team Rocket turning to shush each other one at a time, culminating in James shushing a totem head in the museum, and the appearance of the ghost ship through the fog. The settings of a museum at night and a ghost ship in the first place are extremely similar as well.
    • This can likely be attributed to the fact that the international release of the show began during production of the Orange Islands arc, which many members of production staff have stated was foremost in mind during production.
  • Until Commanding the Clubsplosion Crown! almost 700 episodes later, this was the last episode to show the same species of Pokémon in both the Japanese and the English version of Who's That Pokémon?.
  • This episode's title is formatted as A Shipful Of Shivers on the DVD menu of Australian DVDs.

Errors

  • In a Pokémon Adventure Series book published by Golden Books based on this episode of the same name, at the end, it says that Team Rocket got blasted off by "an electric shock they would never forget" when it was Psychic in the actual episode.
  • The Captain kept his Haunter and Gastly inside regular Poké Balls, though his time was 300 years before the present. However, in Celebi: The Voice of the Forest, Sam kept his Charmeleon inside of an older model of Poké Ball, despite being from only 40 years before the present.
  • Jessie's Arbok uses Tackle, but Arbok is unable to learn Tackle in the games.
  • In one scene in the beginning, when Ash and his friends are on Lapras, Tracey is seen without pupils.
  • In one scene in the beginning, when Tracey chuckles after Ash explains that winning the remaining two Orange League badges will be easy, Tracey's animation freezes for about a half second.
  • In one scene where Ash and his friends are riding on Lapras through the fog, they didn't have their backpacks for the entire time even though they had them on when they were going after Team Rocket.
  • Gastly's Lick shouldn't have affected Meowth because Ghost-type attacks don't affect Normal types.
  • Victreebel's Razor Leaf had no effect on Gastly, even though it is a Ghost/Poison type. It should have resisted the attack; instead, it appeared to be immune to the attack.
  • After the heist, James falls on the trophy. He rolls over with his arms covering the front of it; however, his imprint shows otherwise.

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EP094 : Snack Attack
Original series
EP096 : Meowth Rules!
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