Some other games that were referenced were Gold, Opal, and Emerald.The movie features people in costumes of Charmander and Pikachu among those running from "not Godzilla" in the Tokyo scene.
References to the Pokémon franchise are often made in other media.
While Pikachu is a common target due to its prominence as the mascot of the franchise, other Pokémon, characters, and elements of the various Pokémon series are often lampooned.
Pokémon is a recurring theme in this episode with one of Jack's girlfriends.
When referring to Jack's polygamy, she said that it was like Pokémon the way Jack had "gotta catch 'em all".
Jack pluralizes Pokémon as "Pokémons" only to have her correct him.
Jack brings up Pokémon numerous times throughout the episode in reference to his girlfriend, including referring to a text message he got as being "Pokémon'd".At the end of the episode, Liz writes a letter on her laptop, and also refers to "Pokémons" and her life as "little creatures running around".In the first act, Steve is upset about being seated at the kids' table, pointing out that the kids are playing with Pokémon cards and they are not very good.He yells at one of the kids for "wasting his Charizard". References to kids being thrown into the wilderness alone, as well as some of the kinds of Pokémon such as "a pile of gears" (presumably a Klink) and "a [EXPLETIVE] ice cream cone" (presumably Vanillite).A short features Ash and Misty walking when he runs into a man and his dog.Thinking it's a Pokémon, Ash orders Pikachu to attack the dog, who in turn bites Pikachu.