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


  1. Iamsandman 43

    Iamsandman 4320 minutos atrás

    At the end of that episode where they met ditto he transformed into a cannon tho

  2. Lizardmaster55102 Momo

    Lizardmaster55102 Momo44 minutos atrás

    As a Pokémon nerd I knew this stuff years ago. I hate to say this but this isn’t really news, we’ve known that ditto was a failed clone of mew for years now.

  3. Wave Master

    Wave Master51 minuto atrás

    I guess Matt Patt doesn't realize that the mew and ditto connection is fact and not a theory, also yeah ditto's can transform into anything at will. They tend to change into enemy pokemon if they fight, but they can transform into ANYTHING at all whenever they want to. Even weapons if you follow the anime in the ditto episode. Also note Ditto's make perfect copies in thier transformations, only the anime ditto from that episode couldn't make a perfect transformation. Something people keep forgetting and like in the movie they even use it have ditto eyes instead of the human eyes. Which is just inaccurate, and one of the only complaints I have with the movie. So to review If you accept everything put out as fact about ditto's they can become anything they ever want to be and that includes somehow transforming into cannons if they want and firing weapons. It is actual fact stated in the lore of pokemon that Arceus "Arceus is thought to have created the Sinnoh region and possibly the entire Pokémon world, the lake guardians Uxie, Azelf, and Mesprit; and the creation trio Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina. Because of this, Arceus is thought to be one of the most long-lived of all Pokémon species. It has the power to recreate the creation trio as well, presumably to guard the dimensions when a Trainer has caught one of them. According to the anime, its power can also bring back things that it once destroyed, make certain things vanish into thin air, or to halt time." as stated by the pokedex entries, Arceus also created mew with the genetics of every pokemon to ever be made anjd it's job so to create life. So every pokemon we see in the pokemon universe is almost entire created by mew procreations. With the exceptions of certians ones like Palkia, Dialga and Giratina. Those are over seen by Arceus our pokemon god. Also remember that humans in the pokemon world are also considered the same as other pokemon. They had married pokemon, and even died and became pokemon, in death or reincarnation or straight up turn into one while sleeping if they have increadibly high iq's. So Arceus is god of all beings in the pokemon universe. Cannon fact, Mew is just a pokemon tasked with a job, like how some pokemon are stated to have pushed the continents' tectonic plates around, or oversee all of space or time etc... And Ditto carries those same super genetics even as failed clones.

  4. ScarfFox and Friends

    ScarfFox and FriendsHora atrás

    So the ditto in detective pikachu is actually dittwo

  5. oh yeah yeah

    oh yeah yeahHora atrás

    just came from local 58, hope thisll fix me 😅

  6. sub 2 laddi

    sub 2 laddi49 minutos atrás

    Me too lol

  7. Zushi Navalta

    Zushi Navalta2 horas atrás

    Matpat: toy story bad *ditto is the remnant of repeated genetic experiment* Matpat: pokemon good

  8. Lifefighter _YT

    Lifefighter _YT2 horas atrás

    You:Ditto PunkExMachinima:Mew Goo Me (A true genius):A piece of living solid liquid containing DNA of every recorded monsters with extraordinary powerful self defense abilities which are used for enslavement.

  9. Maya Luna Gijon

    Maya Luna Gijon2 horas atrás life has been solved

  10. Billy C TV

    Billy C TV3 horas atrás

    Mr. Mime still probably... Banging Ash's Mom

  11. _ CJEMM5D _

    _ CJEMM5D _3 horas atrás

    I have a book about Pokemon and it says that ditto is a failed clone of mewtwo

  12. _ CJEMM5D _

    _ CJEMM5D _3 horas atrás


  13. tails doll chao Heartless Roxas

    tails doll chao Heartless Roxas3 horas atrás

    Tim's father was inside of pikachu the Whole time and Mute to Erased Pikachu memory

  14. Puzzle Frog16

    Puzzle Frog163 horas atrás

    Wait if ditto came before Mewtwo ,would that then make ditto Mewtwo and then make Mewtwo mewthree

  15. Solex Gruthor

    Solex Gruthor4 horas atrás

    I have you a theory, Matpat! I literally just started watching the movie and I'm only a few minutes in. When Tim walks into his dad's apartment "Angels with Dirty Souls" is playing on the TV. They don't show that it's Home Alone, and Tim comments that his dad is still watching those "old detective" movies. That particular movie franchise only exists in the Home Alone universe. Do Detective Pikachu and Home Alone share the same universe?

  16. Wayne Lee

    Wayne Lee4 horas atrás

    Did you call it the... ...OVERWORLD???!!?

  17. night hunter

    night hunter4 horas atrás

    I beat the elite four with dittos only

  18. Natsu Fullbuster

    Natsu Fullbuster4 horas atrás

    But Arceus and Victini (and some other pokemon) also has equal base stats like Mew (just higher/lower or the same). So are they connected?

  19. Benji M

    Benji M4 horas atrás

    That was the cosmononaut variety hour who said the movie was watchable in case you guys didn’t know

  20. Robert Bernard

    Robert Bernard5 horas atrás

    Mew = you Mewtwo = you, too Ditto = me too

  21. Matthew Gooding

    Matthew Gooding5 horas atrás

    Ditto transforms into a goddamn cannon in the anime.

  22. Hamual The Great

    Hamual The Great5 horas atrás

    I thought this was proofed already

  23. Harmless Panda

    Harmless Panda5 horas atrás

    PLEASE!! Do a game of thrones theory about Bran being the real villian of the show. That he saw how things would end and did nothing to stop it because he was evil, and let it all happen to begin with. So he would get the crown.

  24. Lisa Zeiler

    Lisa Zeiler5 horas atrás

    You forgot the cursed Pokemon game Pokemon Black.......

  25. Jaxson Woodyard

    Jaxson Woodyard6 horas atrás

    2:18 actually it’s 151

  26. Creation Animations

    Creation Animations6 horas atrás

    In the pokedex entries it says that if it does it by memory it gets details wrong so what if since humans have better memory it was really a human inside a ditto since they do have the ability to do it. AND ALTHOUGH you might say it doesn’t have a headband thing they might have only needed the headband for mewtwo since it is such a powerful physic type.

  27. chicken thing

    chicken thing7 horas atrás


  28. Andre Kröger

    Andre Kröger7 horas atrás

    I think this Ditto bends the existing rules to fit into the story. The copies aren't flawless. Look at the faces. They're a mess.

  29. Alucard Fahrenheit Tepes

    Alucard Fahrenheit Tepes9 horas atrás

    10:33 the sound glitches out Jk

  30. Alucard Fahrenheit Tepes

    Alucard Fahrenheit Tepes9 horas atrás

    82k likes 2.8k dislikes 2882 Why

  31. michael james

    michael james9 horas atrás

    Mewtwo should come back to pokemon make a new movie

  32. Gacha Sweetie

    Gacha Sweetie9 horas atrás

    MatPat I watched the movie with my friend that same day you did, I am happiness

  33. justin Singh

    justin Singh9 horas atrás

    Before every other pokemon there was all new and most of the mew changed to their environment

  34. Chris Cary

    Chris Cary9 horas atrás

    2:20 one hundred and fifty ONE, you're even showing mew... Number 151

  35. WerewolfB312

    WerewolfB31210 horas atrás

    I thought the ditto was just a pink/purple T-1000

  36. linkzellda

    linkzellda10 horas atrás

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

  37. Tammi Tennant Sanders

    Tammi Tennant Sanders10 horas atrás

    You never know that obout mew and mew two

  38. Prof. Gary

    Prof. Gary10 horas atrás

    Ditto was an evil lil b in the movie

  39. GameStellar

    GameStellar10 horas atrás

    Me 5 minutes trough the video: “Just come to the fucking point”

  40. rana mukaled

    rana mukaled10 horas atrás

    I just realized that mewtwo’s power might be the reason that meowth can talk

  41. Amazing Wolf

    Amazing Wolf11 horas atrás

    "It must be some kind of super ditto" Or, y'know, it could just be looking down at the crowd and seeing those pokemon and copying them

  42. Mr.Memes

    Mr.Memes11 horas atrás

    what if you evolve dido

  43. Hamster Main Here :3

    Hamster Main Here :311 horas atrás

    But what if that super ditto was mew transform? Cause new can transform, and possibly without having to see em

  44. Zachariah Bolivar

    Zachariah Bolivar11 horas atrás

    Background music sounds like some Naruto happy background music

  45. Bird Guy9327

    Bird Guy932711 horas atrás

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

  46. pikachumaster87

    pikachumaster8711 horas atrás

    Guys just quick spoiler alert I'ma tell u rn what this mistery is all about. Detective Pikachu IS Harry. Gasically when Harry and his pokemon, PIKACHU crashed, Mewtwo took the soul of Harry and put it into the living Pikachu, leaving him with Amnesia. Because Mewtwo took away all of the memories of Harry/detective Pikachu.

  47. bekah saxon

    bekah saxon11 horas atrás

    by this logic arent greninja and turtle guy who's name I don't know also mew clones?

  48. Lazy Assassin

    Lazy Assassin10 horas atrás

    Not necessarily clones, Though altered by mew dna i think.

  49. Celeste

    Celeste11 horas atrás

    Just wanna day my bro watched DP and I guessed The Plot Twist 😂

  50. Anna-Marie Schelling

    Anna-Marie SchellingHora atrás

    I thought the plot twist was pretty ovious

  51. Dominic Dorsner

    Dominic Dorsner12 horas atrás

    if the theory is ditto is a failed clone of mew we have known that for years.

  52. Strawberry Milk

    Strawberry Milk12 horas atrás

    I still haven't watched the movie yet and I'm a huge fan of Pokémon the only reason I won't watch it because of jiggly puff (it looks so wrong)

  53. Carlosferry96

    Carlosferry9612 horas atrás

    At 11:28 guess what I just solved your question (sorry no spoilers) at that time in the movie a pokemon festival was going on and guess what there were lots of people and pokemon. So ditto maybe just looked out and saw people and pokemon.I solved it I solved your question

  54. life as hell

    life as hell13 horas atrás

    Can you do The Space Between us for your next video

  55. Frida Unold

    Frida Unold13 horas atrás

    I'd love a supernatural theory

  56. chopper

    chopper13 horas atrás

    Do a video of "The office" and what creed did, pleasseee

  57. Kay-TV

    Kay-TV7 horas atrás

    chopper OMG YES!!!!!!!

  58. David Stone

    David Stone13 horas atrás

    I just saw Godzilla king of the monsters. I thought there would be alot of good theories in there besides how the main characters didn't suffer from the bends. I wondered how much money did Monarch have? I could swear they had an outpost just for counting money. Another question is how much would the repair bill be for all the damage done?

  59. Danielle Fioretti

    Danielle Fioretti14 horas atrás

    Alright Matpat, I got a big theory for you. I just finished watching the Frozen 2 trailer and realized something. Remember those two children about 3.5 minutes into the teaser trailer? Contrary to what I’ve heard about them being new characters, I think we’ve already been introduced to them. After seeing a quick shot of the Queen in the new trailer, and what Grand Pabi said about the past isn’t as it seems, I believe that scene is a glimpse into the childhood of the King and Queen. If you look closely at the male child being blown up by leaves, he clearly has blonde hair. The girl has a similar hair color to the Queen. They also don’t appear in any scenes with Elsa, Anna, or the other characters which backs up it being a flashback. What are your thoughts? This seems a bit far fetched, but could the Queen have powers? That could be where Elsa’s come from. They don’t just put scenes of characters, especially those we believe are dead, in film trailers.

  60. a meme comment

    a meme comment14 horas atrás

    Look at this MatPat

  61. xHeatwave

    xHeatwave14 horas atrás

    What if Howard's ditto wasn't all that special but just had photo graphic memory, in a sense you could argue that vivdly being able to "see" the appearance of something may permit a ditto to transform into a pokemon it's already seen enough to have a perfect image in memory. We've also seen ditto transform into a human back in Pokemon sun/moon/ultra where a ditto in a police station was impersonating an officer who had called in sick for a week or so and returns to the station after revealing the ditto to be an impostor.

  62. Eli G.

    Eli G.14 horas atrás

    Thank you for being awesome.

  63. Ya Do0dle

    Ya Do0dle15 horas atrás

    hi epic matpat i need you to theorize this for me thank you if you can't just click on it use the epic url bar alright see you matthew patrick


    VIJAY SURYA15 horas atrás


  65. Lordof Mankind

    Lordof Mankind15 horas atrás

    Make an episode on the wandering earth!!!

  66. bernadette horowitz

    bernadette horowitz15 horas atrás

    In Pokémon go ditto saw a meltan and transformed itself by memory And professor was able to get every detail correct

  67. Bluue 2019

    Bluue 201915 horas atrás

    If you play the 3ds game of detective pikachu it might give you more hints... -hint hint-

  68. cringe master101

    cringe master10115 horas atrás

    Do a theory on the banana split show trailer pls

  69. Rebecca Grimm

    Rebecca Grimm15 horas atrás

    In Pokemon Go some players have discovered that they can evolve their Ditto into Mewtwo so maybe Ditto is just an unevolved form?

  70. Mr.Waddles gailiunas

    Mr.Waddles gailiunas16 horas atrás

    You should do gravity falls and the lost tales at the end it’s a huge secret

  71. jayden bigboy

    jayden bigboy16 horas atrás

    "biggie cheese sings mr Boombastic but every vowel the bee movie plays but every time they say bee the entire Godfather trilogy plays but every word they say every episode of star wars plays but every time they say force all of leafy's videos play but every time he says literally the entire Shrek saga plays but every time they say ogre the entire matrix trilogy plays but every time they say matrix the nutshack theme plays but every time they say nut every episode of sponge bob plays but every time they say squidward the whole monster house movie plays" is another very long video where the time is uncertain which i would like you to discover the time for.I know you've done something like this befoer but i really want to know the time for this video. Thanks

  72. Amir Morrow

    Amir Morrow16 horas atrás

    I’m back

  73. Puff Daddy

    Puff Daddy17 horas atrás

    Pls do Ashes dad.

  74. Gaming With Calvin

    Gaming With Calvin17 horas atrás

    it's a game theory film theory crossover

  75. Z tron

    Z tron17 horas atrás

    Is it eyes aren't dots that means that it seems Pokemon if eyes are dots then that means I've got it wrong

  76. Jordan d'souza

    Jordan d'souza19 horas atrás

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

  77. Trash Panda Gaming

    Trash Panda Gaming21 hora atrás

    As soon as mar was about to talk a ad popped up 😂

  78. RemixGerm 205

    RemixGerm 20522 horas atrás

    Idc what anyone says, ditto is my boi. If your a pokemon who can turn into any pokemon thats just OP

  79. A Person

    A Person22 horas atrás

    Please do a video on the science behind minions for despicable me, analyzing what they are and what species they fall under

  80. Victore Kroemen

    Victore Kroemen22 horas atrás

    Matpat do black hat from cartoon network

  81. Kate Celetaria

    Kate Celetaria23 horas atrás

    Hello, Mat Pat I really love this show but it’s kinda confusing so can you do a theory on it: PS: Love Your Content 💜💜

  82. Nail life 24

    Nail life 24Dia atrás

    Can you please make a theory about why Ben from the umbrella academy died


    AMPMASTER10Dia atrás

    Hey Matpat can u look in the Last Jedi Holdo's hyperspace sacrifice? I'm curious what kind of Fallout it would have, death toll, environmental hazards, if it would travel in Hyperspace to other planets and if so where? This seems like something right up your alley.

  84. Slaying Cloud418

    Slaying Cloud418Dia atrás

    Another thing, the only place you can find dittos in pokemon x and y is in the pokemon village right outside mewtwos cave

  85. Kiruna Uchiha

    Kiruna UchihaDia atrás

    Ditto is connected to both Mew and Mewtwo because the Team Rocket scientists used the DNA of Mew to try and create Mewtwo, but since they didn't have enough DNA (they only had an eyelash) it always failed and became Ditto. Only after Blaine used his own DNA in the formula did Mewtwo become a success. There's some fun facts for you😅

  86. Trinity Coleman

    Trinity ColemanDia atrás

    Can you do another high school musical Theory and answer the question is Ryan gay?

  87. JackieChan3D

    JackieChan3DDia atrás


  88. Mr. Moe 1070

    Mr. Moe 1070Dia atrás

    They straight up say in the movie they say that dido is a failed clone also the movie dido gets pokemon right but when it tries to copy humans it gets the eyes wrong this is a reference to the anime transformation

  89. simtonpore Studio

    simtonpore StudioDia atrás

    Can you check Doctor sleep official trailer, it's the shining sequel.

  90. Reagord

    ReagordDia atrás

    Why did you say only 150 Pokemon?

  91. Maggie Sully

    Maggie SullyDia atrás

    Do paw patrol

  92. Exzillering Games

    Exzillering GamesDia atrás

    Detective Pikachu predicted Dynamaxing. (Torterra) [Yes!]

  93. The Cowboy

    The CowboyDia atrás

    Also the R Gas made every pokemon go feral besides the ditto, and Mew Two produced the R Gas

  94. Jacob Deaube

    Jacob DeaubeDia atrás

    Can we get an updated King Kong/Godzilla theory ?!?

  95. doapy walrus

    doapy walrusDia atrás

    Ditto is mewthree

  96. William Hinson

    William HinsonDia atrás

    Hey matpat when's that Godzilla video coming out?

  97. Mea

    MeaDia atrás

    This theory has but out there for year Mat... not hating on you. But I have known that diddo was a botched mew clone for a few years now. And if I know ( then crazy deep players definitely know it)

  98. Caitlyn Jones

    Caitlyn JonesDia atrás


  99. Rodrigo Eguiluz

    Rodrigo EguiluzDia atrás

    Uhhhh people already knew this (not all) sad that there's nothing new that you brought to the table, just retelling the theory but with a Detective pikachu skin

  100. Kristerfer

    KristerferDia atrás

    Mat pat, can u make a theory on the illness John wicks wife died of?

  101. Rose Asuko

    Rose AsukoDia atrás

    Am I watching game theory or film theory?

  102. Brian Caddell

    Brian CaddellDia atrás

    Dear matt patt we need to discuss the banana splits movie

  103. Dylan Newton

    Dylan NewtonDia atrás

    Pls make a theory about, who was beetlejuice before he died or how

  104. Whiskeyboi - Bit Heroes

    Whiskeyboi - Bit HeroesDia atrás

    Stop the puns