The Pokémon theme playing, Rusty with a crudely written wooden sign enters the title screen. He walks over to the game's title and places the sign over "FireRed". It is revealed to say his name. Rusty walks away, pauses and gives a thumbs up to the viewers, and then walks off the screen.
- Pokémon Rusty Version's opening title is later reused in first few episodes of Dorkly's latest Pokémon parody series, Pokemon Ralphie.