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AG055 : Poetry Commotion!
Advanced Generation series
AG057 : Going for a Spinda!
Going, Going, Yawn
AG056   EP330
Heat Badge! Win the Blazing Battle!
First broadcast
Japan December 18, 2003
United States November 20, 2004
English themes
Opening This Dream
Japanese themes
Opening アドバンス・アドベンチャー
Ending スマイル
Animation Team Ota
Screenplay 米村正二 Shōji Yonemura
Storyboard 誌村宏明 Hiroaki Shimura
Assistant director ながはまのりひこ Norihiko Nagahama
Animation director 広岡歳仁 Toshihito Hirooka
Additional credits

Going, Going, Yawn (Japanese: ヒートバッジ!燃えるバトルでゲットだぜ!! Heat Badge! Win the Blazing Battle!) is the 56th episode of the Advanced Generation series, and the 330th episode of the Pokémon anime. It was first broadcast in Japan on December 18, 2003 and in the United States on November 20, 2004.

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Template:Incomplete synopsis Ash and Flannery begin their long-awaited Gym battle, with Ash beginning with Corphish and Flannery starting with her newly-evolved Magcargo. With Flannery desperate to prove herself as a worthy Gym Leader, Ash has to hope that his Pokémon are strong enough to defeat her.

Major events





Pokémon Trainer's Choice: Seviper


  • The English dub is based on the phrase "going, going, gone"


  • Before Flannery and Ash begin their gym battle, their Pokémon aren't seen on the field when Team Rocket spies on them.
  • During the Trainer's Choice, Forretress' name is missing an r.
  • In the Trainer's Choice the answer was Seviper although Forretress is immune to Poison.

Dub edits

In other languages

  • Finnish: Taistelua ja haukottelua
  • French: Une sacrée carapace
  • German: Das große Gähen
  • Hebrew: פיהוק של קרב pihuk shel krav
  • Italian: La prima esperienza
  • Portuguese (Brazilian): O Ataque Bocejo
  • Spanish:
    • Iberian Spanish: Marchando un bostezo
    • Latin American Spanish: ¡Guerra contra el sueño!
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