* This is the first episode to air in Japan after the release of [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire]].
* This is the first time the [[Pokémon Quiz]] segment features a [[Shiny Pokémon]].
** Also, this is the first time not to feature a
Team Rocket decoy card in this segment.
* The extended theme of Team Rocket's
Motto is used in this episode.
* Another verse of [[V (Volt)]] is used during the battle between
Ash 's Hawlucha and Carl's Hawlucha.
* This episode marks the first time a Pokémon has been seen on crutches in the anime.
* This episode was originally titled "''When Dark and Light Collide!''".<ref>[http://tvschedule.zap2it.com/tv/pokémon-xy-when-dark-and-light-collide/EP018076430052 Zap2It]</ref>