A large flock of Spearow debuted in Pokémon - I Choose You!, where it attacked Ash after he hit one particular Spearow on the head with a rock to weaken it (because Pikachu refused to obey and battle), thinking it was a Pidgey. The flock of Spearow returned with the leader, the very same Spearow that Ash had hit in the first episode, as a Fearow in Pallet Party Panic!. They also reappeared in I Choose You!, which was set in a timeline different to that of the main series.
In The Lost Lapras, a Trainer ordered a Spearow to attack a Lapras. When Ash and Pikachu came to Lapras's defense, Spearow battled Pikachu, only for it and its Trainer to flee after Tracey appeared, sketched them, and began comparing them in terms of how they were trained. According to Tracey, Spearow was vitamin-deficient.
In Destination: Coronation!, Goh chased a Spearow while on his way to the Vermilion Gym and caught it off-screen. It has since made further appearances in Pokémon Journeys: The Series.
In Charmander – The Stray Pokémon, multiple Spearow attacked a Charmander as it sat in the rain on a rock before being warded away by Ash. They reappeared in a flashback in The Fires of a Red-Hot Reunion!, when Ash was reminiscing about how he caught Charmander.
In Sparks Fly for Magnemite, a Spearow was in Gringey City's Pokémon Center.
A Spearow appeared in a fantasy in Dig Those Diglett!.
In Mewtwo Strikes Back, a Trainer's Spearow was defeated by Mewtwo while it was serving Giovanni.
A Spearow appeared in The Breeding Center Secret.
In Showdown at the Po-ké Corral, a Spearow was living at Professor Oak's Laboratory.
In Friends to the End, a Spearow was seen during Ritchie and Assunta's battle, but it is unknown who it belonged to.
A Spearow appeared in a flashback in The Lost Lapras.
In The Joy of Pokémon, a Trainer's Spearow was treated by the Nurse Joy of an unnamed island.
In The Power of One, multiple Spearow sensed the disturbance caused by Lawrence III.
A wild Spearow appeared in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure.
In Fighting Flyer with Fire, multiple Spearow attacked Team Rocket.
In The Fortune Hunters, a Spearow was stolen by Butch and Cassidy.
Five Spearow appeared in Brock's fantasy in A Better Pill to Swallow.
Multiple Spearow appeared in Freeze Frame.
Multiple Spearow appeared in the opening intro of Celebi: The Voice of the Forest, which was reused for Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias.
In Fly Me to the Moon, multiple Spearow attacked Orville.
In Great Bowls of Fire!, multiple Spearow were inhabitants of the Dragon Holy Land.
In That's Just Swellow, a Spearow participated the Crossgate PokéRinger competition.
A Coordinator's Spearow appeared in Hi Ho Silver Wind!.
A Spearow appeared in Three Jynx and a Baby!.
A Spearow appeared in a flashback in Gathering the Gang of Four!.
In Once More With Reeling!, a Coordinator's Spearow participated in the Terracotta Contest.
In Not on MY Watch Ya Don't!, a Spearow was hypnotized and kidnapped by Team Rocket.
In A Staravia Is Born!, multiple Spearow were captured by Team Rocket.
Multiple Spearow appeared during a boss fantasy in DP030. However, said boss fantasy was cut from the dub due to it containing suggestive material.
Multiple Spearow appeared in a flashback in Luxray Vision!.
In Riding the Winds of Change, a Spearow was among the many Pokémon Officer Jenny and Nurse Joy used to blow a Gligar away from the city.
Two Spearow appeared in Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part 1 and Part 2.
A Spearow appeared in a flashback in Pika and Goliath!.
In Historical Mystery Tour!, in a manner similar to the first episode, Ash encountered multiple Spearow in Xatu's Forest.
In An Old Family Blend!, a Trainer's Spearow competed in the Lily of the Valley Conference.
In Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, multiple Spearow were residents of Allearth Forest.
In Foggy Pokémon Orienteering! and Battling Into the Hall of Fame!, a Trainer's Spearow participated in the Pokémon Summer Camp.
A Trainer's Spearow appeared in A Shocking Grocery Run!.
Four Spearow appeared in That's Why the Litten is a Scamp!.
Six wild Spearow appeared in Alola, Kanto!.
In Deceiving Appearances!, multiple Spearow were at Aether Paradise. In Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!, they were released back into the wild by an Aether Foundation Employee, Professor Burnet, and Wicke.
In Dewpider Ascending!, a Spearow was chasing a wild Dewpider, only for Dewpider to hit it with Bubble.
Two Spearow appeared in The Power of Us.
In Securing the Future!, two Trainers' Spearow joined the rest of Alola in showering Necrozma with light so it could return to its true form.
A Trainer's Spearow appeared in The Dealer of Destruction!.
In Battle Royal 151!, a Trainer's Spearow competed in the Battle Royal preliminary round of the Manalo Conference but ended up losing.
Six Spearow appeared in a flashback in Enter Pikachu!.
Three Spearow appeared in Legend? Go! Friends? Go!.
In Betrayed, Bothered, and Beleaguered!, multiple Spearow attacked Mimey, forcing Pikachu to defend them in a manner similar to how he defended Ash during the first day of his journey.
In Trade, Borrow, and Steal!, a girl traded her Spearow, nicknamed Speary, to a Gentleman for a Farfetch'd nicknamed Dux.
In Getting More Than You Battled For!, a Spearow was living on Cero Island.
A Trainer's Spearow appeared in Take My Thief! Please!.
In Heroes Unite!, a flock of Spearow chased after Ash, Goh and Chloe, only to fall asleep when Eevee put them to sleep with Yawn.
Multiple Spearow appeared in Distant Blue Sky!.
A Spearow appeared in Bearing Down Easy!. It reappeared in a flashback in Ash and Latios.
A Spearow appeared in The Same Moon, Now and Forever!.
A Spearow appeared in HZ008, where Roy battled one with his Fuecoco and won.
||Unlike Pidgey, Spearow has a terrible attitude. It is very wild and will sometimes attack other Pokémon and humans.
In File 1: Red, a Spearow was seen in Professor Oak's introduction, while Red caught another. Red later used his Spearow in his Pewter Gym battle against Brock, but it was easily beaten by Brock's Onix.
Three Spearow appeared in a flashback in The Eclipse, where they were seen attacking Nebby at Mahalo Trail.
Darkrai Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger Vatonage - the Comic
A Spearow appeared in A Fresh Start.
The Electric Tale of Pikachu
Like in the first episode of the anime, Ash defended his Pikachu from a violent herd of wild Spearow in Pikachu, I See You!. In the manga, he also captures their leader, Fearow.
Magical Pokémon Journey
A Spearow appeared in How Do You Do, Pikachu?.
A Spearow appeared in Celebi: a Timeless Encounter.
A Spearow appeared in the manga adaptation of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction as a resident of Allearth Forest.
Multiple Spearow appeared in a flashback in ICYR1.
Professor Oak had a Spearow in Just a Spearow Carrier. It was powerful enough to take down even a powerful Blastoise with its Mirror Move. In Do do that Doduo, Professor Oak used Spearow to battle Yellow to entrust Red's survival with proof of his skill, by ending the battle. It appeared again in Number One Donphan beside Oak while he was talking to Elm via PC. It later evolved into a Fearow prior to the FireRed & LeafGreen arc.
In a flashback in Growing Out of Gengar, two Spearow were driven away from their home after the Power Plant had been abandoned.
In The Last Battle XIII, a Spearow was sent to participate in the fight in Ilex Forest.
A Trainer's Spearow appeared in Weavile Wobbles But It Won't Fall Down as one of the Pokémon seen at the Safari Zone.
In The Decision and the Tournament of Six, three Spearow attacked Nebby on Mahalo Trail.
Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys
A Spearow appeared in A Promise Given to Miltank.
A Trainer's Spearow appeared in Let's Fight For The Future!!.
Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All
A Spearow appeared in A Match For Pokémon.
Tomio has a Spearow in Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All.