Going Fishing (Pokemon version) is an episode of Ash Ketchum Visits Shining Time Station. It aired on December 19, 1997.


  • Alex Davis, Bugsy, Aya, Suzy, Melanie, Ethan, Delaney and Tyra prepare to go fishing. Wilhelmina and Professor Oak take them on a trip and meet up with Mortimer The Fisherman (voiced by Andrew Rannells) who says that he's here to help. However, The PMC try to fish, but they fail. After that, the fishing is a success.


From Shining Time Station

  1. Mr. Conductor 1 (George Carlin)

From Pokemon

  1. Alex Davis (Kayzie Rogers)
  2. Bugsy (Tara Jayne)
  3. Aya (Lisa Ortiz)
  4. Suzy (Megan Hollingshead)
  5. Melanie (Tara Jayne)
  6. Ethan (Nathan Price)
  7. Delaney (Wayne Grayson)
  8. Tyra (Tara Jayne)
  9. Wilhelmina (Amy Birnbaum)
  10. Professor Oak (Stan Hart)
  11. Ken (Marc Thompson)
  12. Mary (Megan Hollingshead)

Guest Star

  1. Mortimer The Fisherman (Andrew Rannells)

Thomas Stories

  1. Old Iron
  2. Edward's Exploit

Thomas Song

  1. Gone Fishing

Jukebox Band Song

  1. Fishing For Fun


  • Delaney and Tyra debut.
  • Mortimer guest stars.
  • Aya is wearing her Ariados, Amigos outfit as a current one.
  • It is revealed that Alex Davis and Bugsy are friends.


  • (The episode opens with the gang preparing for a fishing trip)
  • Wilhelmina: We're making sure everything's ready.
  • Passenger: You got it.
  • Alex Davis: A fishing trip shall be exciting.
  • Bugsy: Cool.
  • Aya: You had been total crushes with Brock.
  • Suzy: I see.
  • Melanie: I can hardly wait to fish.
  • Ethan: Exactly.
  • Delaney: I was glad to be with Corina.
  • Tyra: Yeah right.
  • (Mr. Conductor 1 appears)
  • Mr. Conductor 1: What's up, guys?
  • Alex Davis: Mr. Conductor 1, you came.
  • Bugsy: As i was saying, we're preparing for a fishing trip.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Interesting.
  • Aya: According to the rules, do engines save one another from danger?
  • Suzy: Do you remember Edward?
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Why yes. He saved James from total disaster. Let me explain.
  • (Mr. Conductor 1 blows his whistle and Old Iron starts)
  • Mr. Conductor 1: One day, James have to wait at the station till Edward and his train came in. This made him cross.
  • James: Late again!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Edward laughed and James fumed again.
  • (James' whistle toots)
  • Mr. Conductor 1: After James had finished his work, he went back to the yard, and puffed on to the turntable. He was still feeling very bad tempered.
  • James: Edward is impossible!
  • Mr. Conductor: He grumbled to the others.
  • James: He clanks about like a lot of old iron and he is so slow, he makes us wait!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Thomas and Percy were indigment.
  • Percy: Old iron! Slow!
  • Thomas: Why! Edward could beat you in a race any day!
  • James: Really!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Said James.
  • James: I should like to see him do it.
  • (James' whistle toots)
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Next morning, James' driver was suddenly taking ill. He could hardly stand, so the fireman uncoupled James ready for shunting. James was impatient. Suddenly, the signalman shouted. There was James puffing away down the line.
  • Signalman: All traffic halted!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Called the signalman. Then he told the fireman what had happened.
  • Signalman: Two boys were on James' footplate fiddling with the controls.
  • Fireman: Whew.
  • Signalman: They tumbled off and ran when James started.
  • (Phone rings)
  • Mr. Conductor 1: The signalman answered the telephone.
  • Signalman: Yes? He's here? Right, I'll tell him. The inspector's coming at once. He wants a shunter's pole and a coil of wire rope.
  • Fireman: What for?
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Wondered the fireman.
  • Signalman: Search me, but you better get them quickly.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: The fireman was ready when Edward arrived. The inspector saw the pole and a rope.
  • Inspector: Good man, jump in.
  • (Edward's whistle toots)
  • Edward: We'll catch him, we'll catch him.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Puffed Edward. James was laughing.
  • James: What a lark! What a lark!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: He chuckled to himself. Suddenly, he was going faster and faster. He realized that he had no driver.
  • James: What shall I do? I can't stop! Help! Help!
  • Edward: We're coming, we're coming!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Called Edward.
  • (Edward's whistle toots)
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Edward was panting up behind with every ounce of steam he had. At last, he caught up with James.
  • (Edward's whistle toots)
  • Edward's Driver: Steady, Edward.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Called his driver. The inspector stood on Edward's front holding a noose of rope in the crook of the shunter's pole. He was trying to slip it over James' buffer. The engines swayed and lurched. At last...
  • Inspector: Got him!
  • Mr. Conductor 1: He shouted. He pulled the noose tight. Gently braking, Edward's driver checked the engines' speed, and James' fireman scrambled across and took control.
  • Edward: So the old iron caught you after all.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Chuckled Edward.
  • James: I'm sorry.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Whispered James.
  • James: Thank you for saving me. You were splendid, Edward.
  • Edward: That's all right.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Replied Edward. The engines arrived at the station side by side. Sir Topham Hatt was waiting.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: A fine piece of work.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: He said.
  • Sir Topham Hatt: James, you can rest, and then take your train. I'm proud of you, Edward. You shall go to the works and have your worn parts mended.
  • Edward: Oh, thank you, Sir.
  • Mr. Conductor 1: Said Edward.
  • Edward: It'll be lovely not to clank.
  • (Old Iron ends)
  • Mr. Conductor 1:

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