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For questions about "Pokémon Detective Pikachu", a 2019 movie set in the Pokémon universe, with a talking Pikachu aspiring to be a detective. Use in conjunction with the [pokemon] tag.

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What's the significance of weird phrases?

In Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019), when Tim and his Pokémon partner Pikachu are about to meet Mime, there is a following discussion: Tim: We're not cops. Pikachu: Grow some berries. You're ...
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Why can't Ditto copy eyes properly?

In Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019), Ditto can copy things perfectly, so why can't it copy eyes properly?
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Why can't Psyduck talk even after being merged with Lucy?

In Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019), Pikachu got merged with Harry, enabling him to talk. When Mewtwo merged Psyduck with Lucy, Psyduck still couldn't talk. Why can't Psyduck talk?
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How was the Ditto able to send a text message?

When Pikachu and Tim go to the underground Pokemon Arena, they are immediately spotted by Ms. Norman, who sends a message to someone: One of the themes of the movie is that Pokemon and humans are not ...
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Why did Mewtwo need Tim?

At the end of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu it is revealed that: Why was the boy (Tim) needed?
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When do the events of "Detective Pikachu" take place in relation to Ash Ketchum's adventures?

Assuming the canon is essentially the same, is there any indication as to how long (or concurrent to) after Ash's adventures the events of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu take place? Since Mewtwo is a ...
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Why did Tim not recognize this voice?

In Pokémon: Detective Pikachu our protagonist Tim meets up with a Pikachu that he can understand and can understand him. By the end of the film we find out that... So why did Tim not recognize the ...
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Were there any new Pokémon introduced in the movie Pokémon: Detective Pikachu?

I’m not a huge Pokémon fan but I did recognize quite a few Pokémon in the movie Pokémon: Detective Pikachu like Bulbasaur, Charizard, Snorlax, Pikachu (of course) and a few others as well. But were ...
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How common is Pokemon training in the Pokemon Universe?

In the new Pokemon Detective movie, Pokemon training is extremely common, so much so that it's considered a shock when Tim doesn't have a partner. However I seem to recall that in the first games ...
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What Pokemon is this?

I haven't really played the later generations of Pokemon, but I still recognized 99% of all Pokemon shown in Detective Pikachu - except one: Which one is this?
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Are there any mundane animals in "Pokémon Detective Pikachu"?

There are a considerable number of mundane animals seen in other parts of the Pokémon franchise, but are there any seen (or referred to) in the world of Pokémon Detective Pikachu? I'm happy to accept ...
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