A former executive, Mitch took time off from his job in order to look for a birthday present for his daughter, Lisa. However, the present she wanted was a Jigglypuff. Determined to make her wish come true, Mitch went into the woods and tried to capture the same Jigglypuff for months on end. No matter how hard he tried, he was unable to capture the Pokémon.
That changed when Ash and his friends came across Mitch. Using a plan of Max's, they trapped Jigglypuff in a cabin and forced it to Sing to Pikachu. Because the walls had metal on them, the voice reflected off and lulled Jigglypuff to sleep. However, Mitch decided not to capture the Jigglypuff, saying he didn't feel it was right.
When he returned home, he was shocked to see that Jigglypuff had followed him. It was angry at him for leaving, and it wanted to continue playing with him. Lisa, excited at seeing a Jigglypuff, was proud of her father, who was happy that he had made his daughter's birthday a happy one.
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Loudred is Mitch's main Pokémon. It was used to assist him in catching Jigglypuff for his daughter's birthday. At the end of the episode, it became well acquainted with Lisa.
Mitch's daughter, Lisa, wanted a Jigglypuff for her birthday so Mitch took some time off of his job to find one. However, each attempted catch was unsuccessful. With the help of Ash and his friends, Mitch was able to catch one as it was placed in a sound-amplified room. However, seeing that it was better off in the forest, Mitch decides that it was best to leave it there. He heads home and tells Lisa about the Jigglypuff. However, the Jigglypuff followed him home and Lisa became very happy, thus decided to stay with the family.