Small But Clever Details From 'Detective Pikachu' That Fans Noticed

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Vote up the most interesting details from Detective Pikachu!

Pokémon fans haven't stopped raving about Detective Pikachu since its release in 2019. The picture perfect CGI Pokémon renders were just the tip of the iceberg in one fantastic film. Fans have found some incredible small details that reveal even more about the Pokémon world that'll blow any gamer's mind. 

Did you notice any of these Pokémon Easter eggs the first time? Take a look and vote up the most interesting hidden details fans found in Detective Pikachu!

Photo: Pokemon Detective Pikachu / Warner Bros. Pictures

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    1,885 VOTES

    Snorlax Blocking The Path Is An Obstacle In Many Pokémon Games

    From Redditor /u/yoshigronk:

    In Detective Pikachu (2019) there is a scene where a Machamp is directing traffic to go a different route in Ryme City due to a sleeping Snorlax blocking the road. This is a reference to the Generation 1 video games where two sleeping Snorlax block paths to certain areas.

    1,885 votes
  • 2
    1,916 VOTES

    The Magikarp Evolution Is A Reference To The Anime

    From Redditor /u/MedicineManfromWWII:

    In Detective Pikachu, Pikachu makes a Magikarp evolve by kicking it. This references the anime where James accidentally does the same thing (and later a Mankey).

    1,916 votes
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    2,070 VOTES

    Charizard Whimpers Because Of Gyarados' Intimidate Ability

    From Redditor /u/Lick_Ross:

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu - in the roundhouse scene, the Charizard looks frightened after the Magikarp evolves into Gyarados. Gyarados' ability is Intimidate.

    2,070 votes
  • 4
    1,891 VOTES

    Mewtwo, A Genderless Being, Is Voiced By A Man And A Woman

    From Redditor /u/OttoDocOck08:

    Detective Pikachu 2019 — In the film, Mewtwo is voiced by both a man and a woman. This is because Mewtwo is a genderless Pokemon.

    1,891 votes
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    1,825 VOTES

    Pikachu Exclaims, 'Mother of Arceus,' Arceus Being The Creator Of All Pokémon

    1,825 votes
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    1,789 VOTES

    Pikachu Can't Escape Because There's No Running From A Trainer Battle

    From Redditor /u/orangefellow2:

    In Detective Pikachu 2019, Tim tell Detective Pikachu to run during the arena battle but he is unable to. This is because there is no running from a trainer battle.

    1,789 votes