*Instead of [[Professor Oak]]'s Pokémon lecture, the end of the episode featured a memorial to ''[[Lucario and the Mystery of Mew]]''. This is part of a countdown to ''[[Giratina and the Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin]]''
* Learning how James and Carnivine met could be why Carnivine is so affectionate.
Counting Song]]'' is used as background music.
* The background music from ''[[EP039|Pikachu's Goodbye]]'' during the forest scene with the chanting Pikachu is also used in this episode.