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* {{an|Brock}} [[Fourth wall|breaks the fourth wall]] at the beginning of this episode.
* Despite the sumo competition's weight requirement of at least {{tt|80 kilograms|176.4 lbs}}, many of the competing Pokémon's listed species weights are below the requirement, such as {{p|Arbok}} (65 kg) and {{p|Nidoking}} (62 kg). This is most likely because each species of Pokémon can vary in weight in the anime, as opposed to the games, where members of a species almost always weigh the same.
* The idea of Pokémon sumo wrestling would later be revisited in {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}} with the Ring Drop and Circle Push events of the [[Pokéathlon]] and in ''[[BW134|The Journalist from Another Region]]'' with the [[Pokémon Sumo Tournament]].
* Music from the [[M02|second movie]] can be heard in this episode.
* The [[King's Rock]] {{Ash}} acquires in this episode is later used in ''[[EP247|Outrageous Fortunes]]'' to evolve {{an|Misty}}'s {{p|Poliwhirl}} into a {{TP|Misty|Politoed}}.
* This episode was banned in [[Pokémon in South Korea|South Korea]], likely due to it being focused on sumo wrestling.
* Ash tells {{an|Professor Oak}} that {{AP|Snorlax}} is his only Pokémon that meets the weight condition, but any of his 88.4- kg. {{AP|Tauros}} could also qualify.
* During one of {{p|Feraligatr}}'s lunges at {{p|Blastoise}}, its jaw is blue instead of cream.
* On the rostrum, a {{p|Machamp}}'s jaw is miscolored dark -gray instead of cream. It is also erroneously drawn with fangs.
* In one scene, {{p|Nidoking}} is grey instead of purple.
* During another scene, the competing Pokémon are shown on a wall. Six are shown, but there should be at least eight. Since the sumo competition is a single-elimination style tournament, there must be two, four, eight, sixteen, or etc. competitors.