Pokémon Red Version (Video Game 1996) Poster

(1996 Video Game)


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Pokémon Green Version (1996) (Video Game)

Followed by 

Pokémon Blue Version (1996) (Video Game)
Pokémon Silver Version (1999) (Video Game)
Pokémon Gold Version (1999) (Video Game)
Pokemon: Crystal Version (2000) (Video Game)
Pokémon Ruby Version (2002) (Video Game)
Pokémon Sapphire Version (2002) (Video Game)
Pokémon FireRed Version (2004) (Video Game)
Pokémon LeafGreen Version (2004) (Video Game)
Pokémon Emerald Version (2004) (Video Game)
Pokémon Diamond Version (2006) (Video Game)
Pokémon Pearl Version (2006) (Video Game)
Pokémon Platinum Version (2008) (Video Game)
Pokémon HeartGold Version (2009) (Video Game)
Pokémon SoulSilver Version (2009) (Video Game)
Pokémon Black Version (2010) (Video Game)
Pokémon White Version (2010) (Video Game)
Pokémon Black Version 2 (2012) (Video Game)
Pokémon White Version 2 (2012) (Video Game)
Pokémon X (2013) (Video Game)
Pokémon Y (2013) (Video Game)
Pokémon Omega Ruby (2014) (Video Game)
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (2014) (Video Game)
Pokémon Sun (2016) (Video Game)
Pokémon Moon (2016) (Video Game)
Pokémon Ultra Sun (2017) (Video Game)
Pokémon Ultra Moon (2017) (Video Game)
Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! (2018) (Video Game)
Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! (2018) (Video Game)
Pokémon Shield (2019) (Video Game)
Pokémon Sword (2019) (Video Game)

Alternate-language version of  

Pokémon Green Version (1996) (Video Game)
Pokémon Blue Version (1996) (Video Game)

Remade as 

Pokémon FireRed Version (2004) (Video Game)

Edited into 

Pokémon Brown (2004) (Video Game)
A unofficial hack of Pokemon Red.


Pokémon (1997) (TV Series)
Cartoon based on video game.
Pocket Monsters Stadium (1998) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Hey You, Pikachu! (1998) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon: Trading Card Game (1998) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Snap (1999) (Video Game)
Picross NP Vol. 1 (1999) (Video Game)
Picross featuring Pokémon.
Pokémon Pinball (1999) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon: Stadium (1999) (Video Game)
Pokémon Puzzle Challenge (2000) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Puzzle League (2000) (Video Game)
Pokémon: Stadium 2 (2000) (Video Game)
Pokémon Card GB2: GR Dan Sanjou! (2001) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Pinball Mini (2001) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Channel (2003) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Dash (2004) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Trozei! (2005) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (2005) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (2005) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Ranger (2006) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémate (2006) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time (2007) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness (2007) (Video Game)
Spin-off video game.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (2008) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (2009) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Rumble (2009) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure (2009) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (2010) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Rumble Blast (2011) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Conquest (2012) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (2012) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Rumble U (2013) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Origins (2013) (TV Mini-Series)
Based on original games
Pokémon Battle Trozei (2014) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Shuffle (2015) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokkén Tournament (2015) (Video Game)
Tekken-style fighting game set in the Pokémon universe.
Pokémon Picross (2015) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Detective Pikachu (2016) (Video Game)
Video game spin-off.
Pokémon Go (2016) (Video Game)
Spin-off Pokemon game.
Pokkén Tournament DX (2017) (Video Game)
Tekken-style fighting game set in the Pokémon universe.
Pokémon Quest (2018) (Video Game)
Spin-off of the main Pokémon games.


Gulliver's Travels (1939)
In the French version, the move Minimize is translated as Lilliput
Stand by Me (1986)
When a TV in the player's home is examined the following text is displayed: "There's a movie on TV. Four boys are walking on railroad tracks."
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Pokémon: Pokémon, I Choose You! (1997) (TV Episode)
The start of the episode recreates the game's starting animation of Gengar and Nidorino fighting
Bomberman Hero (1998) (Video Game)
In several levels, enemies identical to large Geodudes can be seen.
Darkstalkers III (1998) (Video Game)
South Park: Timmy 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Kenny holds a Pikachu doll at the start.
Yi Yi (2000)
Yang Yang owns a Pikachu hand bag.
The Simpsons: Pokey Mom (2001) (TV Episode)
Is named after this game.
The Simpsons: Children of a Lesser Clod (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Kids Say the Darndest Things" TV show
Undergrads: Jerks (2001) (TV Episode)
The only TV-related video game Gimpy doesn't download onto Nitz's computer
Pokémon Insider: The Video (2001) (Video)
Game box is shown inside a video game store.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Someone can be seen wearing a Charmander costume in Japan -Charmander is a Pokemon from this game.
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
As seen in "Marzipan", The Cheat's screen name is "cheatachu72", which refers to Pikachu, to whom The Cheat bears more than a passing resemblence
You're Gonna Miss Me (2005)
a Pyschduck toy is seen
Jerry Jackson: Linkin Prk Kem 2 My House (2005) (TV Episode)
Linkin Park play this with Jerry.
Gamers (2006)
"I am a god at Pokemonn"
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) (Video Game)
Pikachu, Jigglypuff and Pokemon Trainer appear as playable characters.
Cutting Edge: Cotton Wool Kids (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a girl as being one of her favourite games
Nostalgia Critic: Pokemon the Movie (2008) (TV Episode)
The artbox for Pokemon Blue Version was shown when the Critic talks about the game series.
There She Is: Step 3: Doki & Nabi (2008) (TV Episode)
Doki throws a Poké Ball at Nabi's head.
Edna bricht aus (2008) (Video Game)
Edna mentions Pokemon collector's cards while making a joke about the chair with the restraints.
Robot Chicken: Chirlaxx (2008) (TV Episode)
George W. Bush is playing Pokémon on an oldschool Game Boy.
Nostalgia Critic: AVGN vs. NC Final Battle (2008) (TV Episode)
Pikachu is seen in one of the Critic Vs. Nerd fan art.
Why I Hate Phones (2009) (Short)
Vivienne was using a Squirtle glass to make chocolate milk.
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Game Night September 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Travis tells Rick he played as Pikachu in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Sausalito 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Dallin finds Pokémons in a vending machine at Cold Stone, and he decides to be a Pokemon trainer for Halloween in his story.
Man Vs. (2009) (Short)
Pokemon attacks are thrown back and forth between Captain Awesome and The Evil Hooded Monster
The Drawn Together Movie! (2010)
Pikachu was mentioned.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game (2010) (Video Game)
In the second level, there are men in dragon costumes, and when they try to bash into you, they turn red and look like giant Charmanders.
Kickassia (2010) (Video)
A Pikachu plushie is seen behind That Chick With the Goggles.
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Christmas 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
On the ride back to Powell Street, the Cable Car passes a wall with Pokemon painted on it.
Mad: Pokémon Park/WWER (2011) (TV Episode)
Various characters from this game appear in the Pokémon Park skit.
Mad: The Straight A-Team/Gaming's Next Top Princess (2011) (TV Episode)
Misty is seen in the intro for "Gaming's Next Top Princess"
Mad: Pooh Grit/Not-a-Fan-a-Montana (2011) (TV Episode)
The "Major League Pika Chew" skit.
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Convention attendees seen dress up as Pikachu and Raichu.
Lord Slug (2011) (TV Short)
Jinx appears behind of Mr. Popo.
Mad: Twilight: Staking Dawn/Cookie Blue (2012) (TV Episode)
Various Pokémon appear in the PokéHarmony skit.
Nostalgia Critic: Ponyo (2012) (TV Episode)
Pikachu cosplayer and toy seen at one point.
Get a Life! (2012) (TV Movie)
A Trekkie is seen with a Pokemon shirt.
Mad: The Blunder Games/The Poop-seidon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
A Pikachu parade balloon is shown at the opening of the Hunger Games event.
HarmoKnight (2012) (Video Game)
Pokémon based levels are playable. Music from the game is used.
Mad: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Icarus/Adjustment Burro (2012) (TV Episode)
Pikachu & Squirtle appear as students at the Video Game School.
Animal Practice: The Two George Colemans (2012) (TV Episode)
Juanita says that "a bunch of chihuahuas dressed as Pikachu" turn up for the animal costume contest.
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the con attendees is wearing a Pikachu costume.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Atari Sports (2012) (TV Episode)
The Nerd compares the white over head boxer of the first reviewed boxing game to Geodude.
The National Dex (2012) (TV Series)
Information regarding the Pokémon franchise is the subject of the show
Guacamelee! (2013) (Video Game)
Some children in the plaza are pitting their pet creatures against each other.
The Roast of the Angry Video Game Nerd (2013) (Video)
Justin wears a Gengar T-shirt.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tiger Electronic Games (2013) (TV Episode)
The Nerd shows off two Tiger Electronic Pokemon Walkie Talkies.
Starters (2013) (TV Series)
Fan series.
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 (2013) (Video Game)
Neptune says "Gotta catch 'em all" the famous tagline of the game
Mad: Dullverine/Under the Dumb (2013) (TV Episode)
A Pikachu umbrella was seen.
James & Mike Mondays: Super Smash Bros. Melee (2013) (TV Episode)
James & Mike discuss about the series.
Nostalgia Critic: In Loving Memory of Justin Carmical (2014) (TV Episode)
A Pokemon poster is seen behind Justin in one scene.
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation (2014) (Video Game)
A character resembling a Pokemon trainer appears at times
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Achievement titled "Gotta Catch'm All"
Honest Game Trailers: Candy Crush Saga (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in quoted user comments
Pokémon Art Academy (2014) (Video Game)
Art lessons for Pokémon introduced in this game are available.
El Reviewer Random: Super Kid (2014) (TV Episode)
"I wonder if this is like Pokemon, where the you have to capture the enemy after he gets hurted"
Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014)
A Pikachu figure is seen at the game store.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (2014) (Video Game)
Pikachu, Charizard, and Jigglypuff are playable characters.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014) (Video Game)
Pikachu is a playable character
Honest Trailers: Love Actually (2014) (TV Episode)
"I like shorts, they're comfy and easy to wear"
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Gold and Silver (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night IV: Initiation (2014) (TV Episode)
A Pokeball ornament is seen.
JonTron: The Zoo Race (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's like the original Pokemon."
Badge Toreru Center (2014) (Video Game)
Badges based on this game are available.
Christian Weston Chandler Documentary (2015) (Video)
Referenced throughout; Christian's infamous comic, Sonichu, fuses the universes of Sonic the Hedgehog and Pokemon.
Previously Recorded: Hand of Fate (2015) (TV Episode)
Jack mentions how the game Hand of Fate has a "gotta catch 'em all!" component of collectiveness
#TubeClash: The Movie (2015) (Video)
Zubats appear in the movie.
Super Mario Maker (2015) (Video Game)
Pikachu, Charizard, Mewtwo and Jigglypuff costumes are unlockable.
Ashens: London Tat Extravaganza (AD) (2015) (TV Episode)
Pikachu figure could be briefly spotted in the other shop.
Annoying Orange HOW2: How 2 Make a Video Game (2016) (TV Episode)
Cover shown for a sandwich version of this game.
Off the Air: Shapes (2016) (TV Episode)
Pokemon appear in the short "Glore"
The Cinema Snob: Strokémon (2016) (TV Episode)
Snob says he doesn't play the games
Previously Recorded: Gears of War 4 (2016) (TV Episode)
Jack shows Rich his poorly drawn Charmander on his t-shirt
This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous (2017)
A Pikachu shirt was seen in one scene.
Moonshiners: Big Wheels Keep on Turning (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the main characters, Pikachu, is mentioned by name
Brain Dump: How Jokery is the Lego Joker? (2017) (TV Episode)
"A dude who wears makeup? What is this guy, one of those new fangled trans-Gengars I've heard so much about?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Like a Pokémon, I said my own name."
Transformer (2017)
Paulo was wearing a Charmander tanktop and a Pikachu hat.
Hyper Japan Christmas 2017 (2017) (Video)
Pokémon plush toys seen.
Robot Chicken: Things Look Bad for the Streepster (2018) (TV Episode)
Charizard appears in "The Smashing Games" skit.
Them's Fightin' Herds (2018) (Video Game)
Tianhuo's Fire Type palette (Ponyta)
The Dover Boys Re-Animated (2018) (Short)
A Master Ball was seen in the trunk of Dan's automobile.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018) (Video Game)
Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Mewtwo and Pokémon Trainer (Squirtle, Ivysaur and Charizard) are playable characters. Abra, Eevee, Electrode, Goldeen, Meowth, Mew, Snorlax, Staryu, Ditto and Vulpix are all Poké Ball Pokémon. Saffron City is a stage.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Life of Black Tiger with Gilbert Gottfried (PS4) (2019) (TV Episode)
The Nerd regards the tiger cub in Black Tiger game to be cuter than Pikachu.
Pokémon Masters (2019) (Video Game)
Characters and Pokémon from this game appear.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Spawn Games (2019) (TV Episode)
Clown has a Gengar button on his jacket.

Featured in 

A Sneak Peek at Pokémon (1998) (Video)
Footage from the game is shown.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
During the Pokémon segment, a clip is shown of someone playing this on a Game Boy.
JonTron: Top 10 Boss Battles (2010) (TV Episode)
The Elite Four is at #9.
Pop Fiction: I See Mew (2010) (TV Episode)
Game footage is shown
The Best Ever!: The Best Ever! Retro Bosses (2012) (TV Episode)
The Elite Four is Ben's pick.
Did You Know Gaming?: Pokemon (2012) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
Pop Fiction: Dial M for MissingNo. (2012) (TV Episode)
Game footage is shown
The Best Ever!: The Best Ever! Glitch (2012) (TV Episode)
Missingno. is Drake's pick.
The Completionist: Pokemon (2012) (TV Episode)
Game is reviewed
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Ghosts in Video Games (2013) (TV Episode)
Gengar is the #3 pick.
Hot Pepper Game Reviews: Pokemon Red/Blue (2015) (TV Episode)
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 RPG Main Theme Songs (2015) (TV Episode)
The Pokemon Theme is given an honorable mention
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Diamond and Pearl (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Red and Blue (2015) (TV Episode)
Used in the trailer
Atop the Fourth Wall: Pokémon Adventures Ch. 1-2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Linkara shares fond memories of his favorite franchise
Honest Game Trailers: Pokken Tournament (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Game Boy Games (2016) (TV Episode)
The #1 pick.
A Pokémon Journey with Kunihiko Yuyama (2018) (Short)
Clips shown


Spoofed in 

South Park: Chinpokomon (1999) (TV Episode)
makes fun of Pokemon
The Simpsons Game (2007) (Video Game)
The "Big Super Happy Fun Fun Game" features monsters spoofing Pokémon
Press Start 2 Continue (2011) (Video)
The card monsters are similar to Pokemon
Mad: Men in Black to the Future/Pokémon of Interest (2012) (TV Episode)
Pokémon of Interest is a spoof of this game.
Mad: Pokémonsters, Inc./Bane & Kate (2013) (TV Episode)
Pokémonsters, Inc. is a spoof of this game.
South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014) (Video Game)
The Chinpokomon dolls are a spoof of Pokemon.
Robot Chicken: Walking Dead Lobster (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Smosh: The Movie (2015)
At the beginning of the movie, Ian and Anthony stumble into an arcade and find an arcade cabinet called 'Magic Pocket Slave Monsters'. If you take the 'P, O, K, E' from the second word in the title and add it to the first three letters of the last word in the title, you get 'POKEMON', which is referencing the video game series. In fact, the movie has tons of references to Pokemon, including the song that Anthony sings at prom, the animation that is shown on th arcade cabinet, and the title of the game.
South Park: The Fractured but Whole (2017) (Video Game)
The Chinpokomon dolls are a spoof of Pokemon.
Pop Team Epic: You're the Only One I'm Telling! (2018) (TV Episode)
Pipimi appears as Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle.

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