[[File:Hiroki Croagunk.jpg|thumb|200px|right|Hamilton's original appearance]]
[[File:Hamilton.png|thumb|200px|right|Hamilton's changed appearance]]
* Instead of
[[Professor Oak ]]'s Pokémon lecture, the end of the episode featured a memorial to ''[[M08|Lucario and the Mystery of Mew]]''. This is part of a countdown to ''[[M11|Giratina and the Sky Warrior]]''.
* Details of this episode were actually made known in [[K-Zone]], a children's magazine, before any official Japanese episode listing.
* This episode shows how James and Carnivine met and possibly explains why Carnivine is so affectionate.