This takes place between Charizard's Burning Ambitions and Grin to Win, as Ash is upset over disowning Charizard for being weak and lazy, he feels saddened by this.
- Ash Ketchum (Sarah Natochenny)
- Misty (Rachel Lillis)
- Brock (Eric Stuart)
- Liza (Lisa Ortiz)
Ash is seen having memories of leaving Charizard for training, and actually feels that his own immaturity caused Charizard to be lazy and less obedient. Then Ash gets a call that Charizard was drugged.