Japanese Title: Goodbye Laplace!
Original Airdate: September 16th, 1999
US Airdate: September 30rd, 2000It's piracy on the open seas and Ash and friends must rescue a local school of Lapras from would-be poachers, but how can they be of help when the Lapras, conditioned to fear humans, shun the young Trainers?
- Good-Times Montage: Ash recalls the time he spent with Lapras.
- Identical Twin Id Tag: Lapras' mother is a lighter shade of blue.
- Medium Awareness: Meowth introduces the flashback.
- Not Me This Time: Team Rocket aren't the ones poaching Pokémon.
- Put on a Bus: Lapras returns to its school.
- Shout-Out: The title is one to Viva Las Vegas.