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| Gettin' The Bugs Out
Hiwada Gym! Forest Battlefield!!
|| April 20, 2000
| United States
|| March 17, 2001
|| Team Ota
|| 米村正二 Shōji Yonemura
|| 横田和 Kazu Yokota
| Assistant director
|| 大町繁 Shigeru Ōmachi
| Animation director
|| たけだゆうさく Yūsaku Takeda
| No additional credits are available at this time.
Gettin' The Bugs Out (Japanese: ヒワダジム！もりのバトルフィールド!! Hiwada Gym! Forest Battlefield!!) is episode 144 of the Pokémon anime. It was first broadcast in Japan on April 20, 2000 and in the United States on March 17, 2001.
- Ash defeats Bugsy and earns a Hive Badge.
- Ash and Bugsy have a 3 on 3 battle.
- Ash uses Cyndaquil, Chikorita and Pikachu.
- Bugsy uses Spinarak, Metapod and Scyther.
- Ash's Chikorita knocks out Spinarak with a Sweet Scent then a Tackle.
- Bugsy's Metapod knocks out Ash's Chikorita with a Tackle.
- Ash's Pikachu knocks out Metapod with a Thunder attack while holding onto Metapod.
- Bugsy's Scyther knocks out Ash's Pikachu after multiple Slash attacks.
- Ash's Cyndaquil defeats Scyther with a Flamethrower from above while Scyther was using Swords Dance then using Tackle.
- Ash and Misty each receive a Lure Ball.
- Brock receives a Heavy Ball.
Who’s That Pokémon?: Elekid
- At one point Ash says "I'll save Chikorita for later, and use Pikachu now." Chikorita had just been defeated - he meant to say Cyndaquil.
In other languages
- French: Dans le feu de l'action
- Italian: Una Palestra immersa nel verde
- Latin American Spanish: ¡Duelo con los insectos!
- Spanish: Ahuyentando a los bichos