GO GET PIDGEOT BACK!! WIN SOME TOURNAMENTS!!
The real tragedy here is that he's drinking Pabst.
What the hell is this-I mean VENASAUR
Ash would be pleased to know that Champion Gary shared a similar hatred and jealousy of his rival's achievements, including overthrowing 5 different criminal organizations in his youth, meeting all legendary Pokemon, and making out with 4 famous trainers.
He DID beat Gary in the Anime.