Ah, no wonder I never saw it. I sort of dropped off watching it just after the original battle frontier. I think the loss of my ability to get up early and watch something without half-sleeping through it had something to do with that.
Gap prober, though. Gap prober. Why did they have to call it that? And why do I keep typing it as "gap proper"?
A while ago, I was watching the Pokemon anime, and there was an episode involving Claydol. I remembered you saying that there was just something about Claydol's design. Looking at Claydol's torso, I remembered what that "something" was and was terribly amused all over again.
So spiritomb's cry just popped into my head out of gods-be nowhere. To this day, it still sounds like "Oh meow?" to me. The fact that I'm sick as a dog rn and still laughing about that probably says something. What it says, we just don't know.