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Pokémon Diamond and Pearl is the 66th episode of the comedy web series Honest Game Trailers. It was written by Spencer Gilbert, Matt Raub, Michael Davis, Michael Schroeder and Andrew Bird. It was narrated by Jon Bailey as Epic Voice Guy. It parodies the role-playing video games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and Platinum. It was published on October 6, 2015. Pokémon Diamond and Pearl was originally published on Smosh Games, but is currently available on Fandom Games. It has been viewed over 4 million times.

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"Young child, bad parents, tree-named professor, evil team, Elite Four, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah." ~ Honest Game Trailers - Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

Script Edit

From the studio that's pretty much a toy company by now [Nintendo] comes the fourth generation of the alchemical wonder that turns children's dreams into cold-hard cash.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and Platinum

Journey once more to the magical world of Pokémon and prepare yourself to face yet another painfully slow tutorial segment teaching you mechanics that haven't changed in a decade. Young child, bad parents, tree-named professor [Rowan], evil team [Team Galatic], Elite Four, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.

Get ready for a Pokémon experience that's deeper than anything that came before it. Featuring: the return of the day-night cycle; pokémon that can only be caught on certain days, because your life revolves around the game already; the eye watch; a muffin-baking meta-game; contests that are three times longer (F**k!); and the inevitable conclusion of the Pokémon franchise - auctioning Pokémon on the internet! They're really going over with all this slavery thing, huh?

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the gameplay formula that basically hasn't changed since the original Gameboy game. As you collect them all and form a diverse team of battlers, or just enroll every single fight with your starter because this game is for children.

So settle in for the same story line and characters from every Pokémon game there is, including the professors, the rival, the evil gang, the gym leaders, and most importantly one hundred and seven new pokémon that makes one thing perfectly clear: Game Freak has run out of ideas. But you bet your sweet ass that we're going to name 'em all. [Deep breath]

Starring:

  • Turdwig [Turtwig]
  • Ch-Ch-Ch [Grotle]
  • Chia [Torterra]
  • Charpanzee [Chimchar]
  • Orangoflame [Monferno]
  • This Ape is on Fireeee [Infernape]
  • Twitter [Piplup]
  • Crappy Feet [Prinplup]
  • Empoleon Dynomite [Empoleon[
  • The Goodfeathers [Starly/Staravia/Staraptor]
  • Lumpy Space Beaver [Bidoof]
  • Justin Beaver [Bibarel]
  • Jimminy Cricketot [Kricketot]
  • Sir Cricks a Lot [Kricketune]
  • Shinx For Nothin' [Shinx]
  • Suxio [Luxio]
  • Gives No F***ray [Luxray]
  • Dank Budew [Budew]
  • This Hand is a Flower [Roserade]
  • A Little Horny [Cranidos]
  • A Lot Horny [Rampardos]
  • Dr. Shieldon Cooper [Shieldon]
  • Castle Face [Bastiodon]
  • Weekend at Burmy's [Burmy]
  • Weekend at Burmy's 2 [Wormadam]
  • The Mothim Prophecy [Mothim]
  • Bee Movie [Combee]
  • Bee-Once [Vespiquen]
  • Parcheesi [Pachirisu]
  • Sting Like a Buizel [Buisel]
  • Floatzel Like a Butterfly [Floatzel]
  • Cherubi on Top [Cherubi]
  • Pop your Cherrim [Cherrim]
  • Snail Trails [Shellos]
  • I Need About Three Fitty [Gastrodon]
  • Handjob Monkey [Ambipom]
  • Pixar's Up [Drifloon]
  • Mile High Club [Drifblim]
  • Cauliflower Ear [Buneary]
  • Ear Fists [Lopunny]
  • Black Mage [Mismagius]
  • Hail Honchcrow [Honchcrow]
  • Glameowth [Glameow]
  • Resting Bitch Face [Purugly]
  • Chingy [Chingling]
  • Do The Stunky Leg [Stunky]
  • Emo-ver [Skuntank]
  • Pog Slammer [Bronzor]
  • Rosie the Robot [Bronzong]
  • Trees Nuts [Bonsly]
  • Future Pedophile [Mime Jr.]
  • Girl Kirby [Happiny]
  • Toucan Jam [Chatot]
  • Ghost Barf [Spiritomb]
  • Street Shark [Gible]
  • Shraptor [Gabite]
  • Sharkadactyl [Garchomp]
  • My Neighbor Munchlax [Munchlax]
  • Watch Me Whip [Riolu]
  • Watch Me Nae Nae [Lucario]
  • Glory Holes [Hippopotas]
  • Hungry Hungry Hippowdon [Hippowdon]
  • Get Over Here! [Skorupi]
  • Come At Me, Bro [Drapion]
  • High as F**k [Croagunk]
  • The Goiter [Toxicroak]
  • Feeeeeed Me Seymour [Carnivine]
  • Finneon's Wake [Finneon]
  • Future Sushi [Lumineon]
  • Dick Mantyke [Mantyke]
  • Four Leaf Snover [Snover]
  • President Abomasnow [Abomasnow]
  • Evil Ka-Weavil [Weavile]
  • Don't Let Me Get in My Magnezone [Magenzone]
  • Lickylicky 5 Dollah [Lickylicky]
  • Rocksteady [Rhyperior]
  • Cousin It [Tangrowth]
  • Needs Manscaping [Electivire]
  • Dodge This [Magmortar]
  • Never Been Togekissed [Togekiss]
  • Probably Australian [Yanmega]
  • Leafeon a Jet Plane [Leafeon]
  • She Bangs [Glaceon]
  • Crabby Batty [Gliscor]
  • Kevin Smith [Mamoswine]
  • Balloon Animal [Porygon Z]
  • Sword Arm Online [Gallade]
  • Mr. Pubetato Head [Probopass]
  • The ghost of Dr. Robotnik [Duskinor]
  • Memoirs of a Ghost-ia [Froslass]
  • Poképliances [Rotom]
  • Mew 3 [Uxie]
  • Mew 4 [Mespirit]
  • Mew 5 [Azelf]
  • Horse Armor DLC [Dialga]
  • Gayzilla [Palkia]
  • Armored Poo [Heatran]
  • Party Machine [Regigigas]
  • Flying Armored Centi- [Giratina] Pass
  • Cosmic Duck [Cresselia]
  • Phioned In [Phione]
  • Blue Balls [Manaphy]
  • Sh*tygami [Darkrai]
  • A Shrubbery [Shaymin]
  • and... My Kinky Pony [Arceus]
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The honest title for Pokemon Diamond and Pearl was 'Monstér Ranchèr: White & Off-White.' Titles designed by Robert Holtby.

Monstér Ranchèr: White & Off-White

[Silhouette of Raichu]

Ash, Misty, & Brock: "Who's that, Pokémon?!"

Woah! It's Pikachu, isn't it?! I bet it's Pikachu! Come on, Pikachu!

Ash, Misty, & Brock: "It's Raichu!"

[Silhouette becomes colored]

F**k me! Every time!

Trivia Edit

Reception Edit

Honest Game Trailers - Pokémon Diamond and Pearl has a 98.6% approval rating from YouTube viewers. Like all previous episodes of Honest Game Trailers about Pokémon games, the writers decision to rename all Pokémon was called out as a highlight. Ben Lamoreux of Gamnesia observed that Honest Game Trailers "makes plenty of jokes about how Pokémon continues to pull in the cash by re-using essentially the same formula. The video then shifts gears as they give the 'honest' names for each of the fourth gen Pokémon." My Nintendo News called the video "and honest and amusing take."

Joe Blevins of The AV Club found the video notable for pointing out how little the Pokémon game series has evolved since it inception. In addition, Blevins called the decision to rename all Pokémon "a little comedy miracle." Blevens wrote, "One can imagine the writers at Smosh Games (five are credited here) having a blast coming up with the lamest and most ridiculous fake Pokémon names imaginable, all of which are read with gusto by Bailey. It’s one of those “Sideshow Bob stepping on rakes” jokes which starts out funny, becomes wearying, then returns to being funny again simply by going on for so long. Some standouts include 'Girl Kirby,' 'Feeeeeed Me Seymour,' and 'Kevin Smith.' The trailer manages to find the bright side of creative desperation."

Production creditsEdit

Honest game trailer pokemon diamond and pearl

Video thumbnail for Honest Game Trailers - Pokemon Diamond and Pearl.

Executive Producers: Andy Signore and Smosh

Directed by Spencer Gilbert

Episode Written by: Spencer Gilbert, Matt Raub, Michael Davis, Michael Schroeder, Andrew Bird

Edited by: Max Song

Voiceover Narration by Jon Bailey

Titles designed by Robert Holtby

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