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

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  • Published on:  Saturday, June 8, 2019
  • SUBSCRIBE for More Film Theory! ► 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!Get yourself some NEW Spring Theory Wear!! ► #Pokemon #Ditto #PokemonTheory #Mew #MewTwo #FilmTheoryNeed Royalty Free Music for your Content? Try Epidemic Sound.Get Your 30 Day Free Trial Now ► FILM THEORIES Credits:Writer: Matthew Patrick and Justin KuiperEditors: Koen Verhagen and BanditRants Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazySound Editor: Yosi BermanSources:
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  • Illuminati Confirmed

    Illuminati Confirmed

     2 months ago +1266

    "At this point, how can you not believe in climate change?!"
    - Pikachu, Detective Pikachu

  • im fine

    im fine

     2 months ago +382

    I remember a scene from the anime where Jesse and James shows a picture of Dragonite in a book, to a ditto, but instead of what they wanted, the Ditto transformed into the book

  • Jordan d'souza

    Jordan d'souza

     2 months ago +612

    Yeah in the official handbook, they literally say it’s a failed clone of mew

  • Bird Guy9327

    Bird Guy9327

     2 months ago +726

    In one of the Pokédex books it explicitly says ditto was a failed clone of mew

  • lollipopsie _

    lollipopsie _

     2 months ago +412

    everyone else: I love detective pikachu because [insert good reason here]
    me: b-bowbsor.... bulbsur,,,, boulbisor;; bulbisor;,.,..,;; bulbsor

  • Top code tech hax

    Top code tech hax

     2 months ago +400

    Matpat: shows clear image color video on game boy
    Me: slow down there buckaroo

  • Cuprian


     1 months ago +175

    Me: OMG Did he find out who is Ash’s father
    MatPat: Ditto
    Me: oh

  • linkzellda


     2 months ago +117

    Here is a theory for you... How strong is Ash, I mean we seem him lifting Pokemon that are heavy.

  • Tom Starbuck

    Tom Starbuck

     2 months ago +2381

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

  • Charmboy


     yesterday +4

    Deadpool 3 should have a scene where he had to give his ID and pulls out a pikachu card instead

  • Ambar Marrero

    Ambar Marrero

     2 months ago +151

    So MatPat... where is the promised Bandersnatch theory huhhhhh????
    I was really looking forward to it😭

  • JefftheXenomorph/portalmaniac


     2 days ago +1

    Matpat: “Pokemon revolution.”
    Me: “VALVe/HALF-LIFE revolution.”

  • mefindingmyself


     2 months ago +66

    Person: pokemon is an innocent thing
    Matpat: hold my diet coke

  • The Film Theorists

    The Film Theorists

     2 months ago +3045

    Sonic Team: Let's make a live action movie!
    Detective Pikachu: I'm about to end this man's whole career.

  • Tokisa-Sampai


     1 months ago +47

    Me: catches ditto
    Me: watches this
    Me: stares at ditto
    Me: names ditto Mew Goo
    MewGoo: MewGoo used transformed
    MewGoo: MewGoo Transformed into MewTwo!
    MewGoo: "MewGoo!"
    Me: Cute surprised excited pikachu face
    MewGoo: transformed into Your face!
    Me: "wait wut"

  • Terra Oehler

    Terra Oehler

     14 days ago +17

    “Leave the little pile of ditto over there in the corner, looking for stuff to do.”
    .....Ditto is my spirit animal.

  • tchgs11 zdok

    tchgs11 zdok

     2 months ago +44

    0:28 should have done the surprised Pikachu meme
    Perfect opportunity missed

  • MalKing


     2 months ago +20

    I think Howard’s ditto is a “less falied״ version of mew clones than a genetically engineered ditto.

  • Sub or Gtfo.

    Sub or Gtfo.

     2 months ago +901

    Ditto encounters mew.
    Ditto uses transform.
    Life purpose complete ..

  • Ryuzenn443


     2 months ago +24

    Im pretty sure EVERYONE already accepted this "theory" as fact so Pat your back a bit less Matt.