Film Theory: Did Detective Pikachu Prove Pokemon’s Greatest Fan Theory?

Film Theory: Did Detective Pikachu Prove Pokemon’s Greatest Fan Theory?

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Detective Pikachu has done so much better than Pokemon fans – and honestly, everyone else – were expecting. It hits that balance of current relevance and nostalgia. And on top of that, it holds the clues to a ton of Pokemon fan theories! Today Loyal Theorists, we are looking to Ditto. For a long time, fans have speculated on the origins of the pink little blob. I am here to tell you that Detective Pikachu has given us all the clues we need to figure out Ditto’s mysterious origins once and for all!

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43 Responses

  1. Hi How ya doin ? says:

    I got an Alexa ad and didn’t realize it when my YouTube broke and I thought that was the spoilers you were talking about XD
    Edit: and it looked like the main villain

  2. Extreme Trends says:

    Did You just published a video on game theory after 16 minutes from this video

  3. Deandre Smith says:

    Can you PLEASE make a film theory on what does tommy strawn from the TV show Martin do for a living?

  4. cedric Perez says:

    The first ditto in the anime transformed into a cannon
    Edit: also the beady eyes kept after transforming was unique to Duplica’s ditto so the ditto in DP is weird

    • Baileyface says:

      “If it tries to transform into another Pokemon from memory it gets details wrong”
      Details like the eyes maybe?

    • TheEmbessyNetwork says:

      @Trllolol Lol actually, the eyes are still beady, even while fighting his friend in the movie. So that’s always been a staple since the game.

    • Trllolol Lol says:

      Ack how did I not see that when I was watching the movie XD

    • Flareon Dude says:

      The beady eyes started with Duplica’s Ditto, but since has become a trait of them all

  5. Luma Eclipse says:

    1. Watched Game Theory
    2. Watching Film Theory
    3. Will watch 7 Signs You’re Lonely

  6. Thomas Starbuck says:

    Detective Pikachu: I made the best video game movie that everyone likes
    Sonic Movie: Hold my beer
    (Drops beer)

  7. Ireysword Windmill says:

    Normal dittos get details wrong when relying on memory.

    Movie ditto mimics every pokemon and person perfectly BESIDES THE FACE!!

    Just saying…

    • Game Insane says:

      Turn into the Dratini as shown in the book

      *instructions not clear, became BOOK*
      That’s how Ditto works

    • unluckii says:

      Game Insane That said Ditto was having problems with its transforming, though. The problem about the transformation was that it’s face stayed the same after the transformation.

    • Ross Jones says:

      @unluckii look at all the other dittos in the anime it’s the same thing

    • Crystal Kanashii says:

      Exactly, this ditto is not breaking any rules. It can copy other pokemon, but it gets details wrong. Particularly the face.

    • Ireysword Windmill says:

      @Crystal Kanashii meaning it’s probably a regular ditto and not some special ditto as matpat has said. At least tgat was what I was trying to say.

  8. G1N0 says:

    First watchable video game movie of all time.

    Hitman Agent 47 : Am I a joke to you?

  9. Crick1952 says:

    Pokemon Yellow was my first game and this theory has been my headcannon for years.
    Plus Detective Pikachu was an awesome movie

  10. andrew Infante says:

    On that last Detective Pikachu theory… I’m thinking that that pikachu isn’t Ash’s. I think it’s Red’s pikachu. And subsequently that Red is in the movie… using his real name, not a childhood nickname/screen name/etc.

  11. Sam_Thing_Else says:

    Everyone who needs to go is gone? Fantastic-

  12. Dark Star Gaming says:

    “Ditto encounters Mew”
    “Ditto uses transform”
    Life purpose complete

  13. Wolficorn Doggo says:

    “It would be great to get that glorified paper weight”
    -MatPat 2019

  14. The Amazing Pie-Man says:

    Anyone else notice that there is now multiple ryan reynolds movies where he switches bodies
    1 Detective Pickachu
    2 The Change Up
    3 Selfless

  15. Duran McLemore says:

    Idk I’m still amazed they confirmed the kangaskahn theory

  16. Taylor Barker says:

    Holy… how have I NOT clicked the notification bell?!

  17. Craft_a_million says:

    I’ve binge watched Film Theory AND Game Theory for the past 3 months….
    At least I’m not going to fail Math or Science anytime soon. And MAYBE History.

  18. Crystal Keyblade says:

    I always just assumed that Game freak never confirmed this as fact because it’s just so obvious that it doesn’t need to be confirmed.

  19. Skywalking Studioz says:

    Film theory and game theory on the same day?


  20. autumn the moth says:

    I absolutely love how Ditto’s face stays the same no matter what it changes into.


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