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The Science of Pokemon

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We are a podcast dedicated to the study of of the physical and social sciences in Pokemon and having a whole ton of fun along the way.

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We are a podcast dedicated to the study of of the physical and social sciences in Pokemon and having a whole ton of fun along the way.

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Good show.

By DozerZigashi - Feb 12 2020
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I like it. It’s a really interesting and engaging listen.

Y U NO MAKE MORE EPISODES

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Waddup with the month long wait

iTunes Ratings

112 Ratings
Average Ratings
91
6
6
2
7

Good show.

By DozerZigashi - Feb 12 2020
Read more
I like it. It’s a really interesting and engaging listen.

Y U NO MAKE MORE EPISODES

By Mommy215 - Jan 12 2020
Read more
Waddup with the month long wait
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The Science of Pokemon

Latest release on Jul 04, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: Pre-gaming For Galar

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On this episode, with Galar on the brain, the boys discuss what British creatures they would like to see put into the new games. What is an Frill shark? What were Vikings doing in England? Who had the world's greatest mustache? Sit back and relax as countdown to a whole new generation

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Twitter: twitter.com/pokemonscience
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Nov 09 2019

35mins

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Rank #2: Buggin' Out

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On today's episode, we go into the details on the creepy crawlies that make up the Bug Types. Sit back and learn about what makes a bug, where did all the giant bugs go, and the bug types that live in our world, including Veteran Lucas's most hated Pokémon design!!

Nov 23 2017

28mins

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Rank #3: Mareep in the Big City: The Unova special

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On this Episode of The Science of Pokemon, we take a trip away from the hard sciences and get into the social sciences behind Unova. This was the first game ever to be based on a place that wasn't Japan. Why was that? How many Easter eggs were added? Was making a Pokemon based on ice cream a bad idea? Lets dive in and talk about the Region that never sleeps

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Dec 23 2017

35mins

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Rank #4: The Odd Couples

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On this episode, we take a look at the different relationships Pokemon have with each other. In nature, most animals have some form of bond with another organism, whether they want to or not and Pokemon is no different. What are the gains/costs of teamwork? Why do Tarantulas have pet frogs? Is Pelipper secretly a monster? Together, we group up and find out!

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May 13 2019

33mins

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Rank #5: Galar's Fairy Tales

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Dragons, Unicorns, and a pile of rocks. This episode, we take a look at the myths involved in Galar and how they tie to some truly wild, and in some cases still active, myths.

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Dec 21 2019

58mins

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Rank #6: PIkachu 2 Electric Boogaloo

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On this episode, Don and Collins are still hyped from Pokemon Worlds, and taking a look back at the electric rodents that have made it into this tournament against all odds. How dangerous is a Pikachu? What do animals use electricity for? Will Fishman Don literally eat anything? We hope you enjoy this shocking revist into our favorite electric rodents!

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Twitter: twitter.com/pokemonscience
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Aug 25 2019

46mins

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Rank #7: Beware The Bears

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On this episode, we talk about one of the most recognized animal on the planet, bears! Pokemon has several bears that each resemble some of these amazing, and sometimes not so amazing, animals. Which bears do we have in North America? Could ice claws make for good weapons? Do Pandas suck? Bear with us as we learn more about these grizzly animals!

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Jun 06 2019

31mins

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Rank #8: The Rat Race

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On this episode, Veteran Lucas and Fisherman Don take a look at the rodents that make up the Pokemon world. Sometimes seen as pests, these animals are some of nature's greatest survivors and they made their way into the games with some of their tricks. How have rats survived for so long. Does Patrat suck? Is Bidoof a god you should fear and respect(yes)? We hope you enjoy our look at these tiny, unstoppable creatures.

PATREON:
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Apr 12 2019

39mins

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Rank #9: Great Adaptations

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On this episode, we break down some of the different abilities in the Pokemon world and the real animals that have them. We also have a talk about adaptations and how they come and go though natural selection. What is convergent evolution? What ability should Mightyena have? Are Giraffes at war with a tree? Sit back, acclimate, and enjoy!

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Apr 23 2019

34mins

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Rank #10: Zero To Gyros

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On this episode, we do another patreon request and take a look into the greek myths that have made their way into Pokemon. Why do we know so much about the greeks? Did Regigigas eat the other Regis? Can Disney sue us? We hope you enjoy this epic episode

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Twitter: twitter.com/pokemonscience
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Sep 30 2019

45mins

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Rank #11: A Bug - Type's Life

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The team is joined by Lydia, a expert on some of the coolest animals on Earth, bugs. With her help, we get a better idea as to what makes these amazing creatures so diverse and slightly horrifying!

For more fun Pokemon content, check out the other shows on the network!
https://www.pokecastersnetwork.com/

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Twitter: twitter.com/pokemonscience
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Dec 01 2019

46mins

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Rank #12: It's Not Easy Being Green

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On this extra long episode of The Science of Pokemon, we keep our promise for more interviews as we talk all things Amphibious with Dr.Dean Horton. Amphibians have access to some of the weirdest grab bag of adaptations that Pokemon has been using to make creatures since the first generations and it is time to see how the real world variety stacks up. Where did these animals come from? Why should Swampert be fragile? Can we be sued for a muppet name rip off? Join us and find out!

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Nov 24 2018

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Rank #13: The Truth about Cat and Dog, Pokemon

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On this episode of the Science of Pokemon, we dive into the world of cats and dogs to see just how wrong it is to compare the to. Where did these animals come from? What did we do to deserve dogs? With so many cats and dog Pokemon to talk about, we are giving you the chance to decide who gets to sleep on the bed and who has to be an outside pet. Cats vs. Dogs Pokemon, a classic showdown that you can decide the winner of and have a chance to have some sweet prizes

Polling will be at the link below

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Jan 25 2018

31mins

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Rank #14: Seel Of Approval

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On this episodes, the boys talk about the playful world of seals. These animals thrive in the Pokemon world and have been a part of human culture for thousands of years. What is the difference between a Seal and Sea Lion? Who's heavier, Groudon or a Walrus? Will sailors think that literally anything in the water is a mermaid? Hold on to your fish, as we dive into the amazing world of pinnepeds!!

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Twitter: twitter.com/pokemonscience
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Aug 10 2019

53mins

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Rank #15: Cave Critters

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On this episode, strap on your hard hats, cause its time to explore the Pokemon that call caves their home. What adaptations do cave animals need to survive? Can Dugtrio dig to the center of the Earth? Does Whismur get bluetooth? Enjoy this amazing Patreon voted episode!!

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Sep 08 2019

46mins

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Rank #16: History of Galar

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On this episode, we take our first steps into Galar and see how real world history influenced these newest monsters. We even bring in special guests, "The Common Descent Podcast" to discuss the very much requested new fossils!

Our special guests: https://commondescentpodcast.podbean.com/
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Dec 14 2019

55mins

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Rank #17: The Ugly Ducklet

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On this episode of The Science of Pokemon, we take to the skies and go back to where it all began for us. We have talked about flight, but we wanted to go deeper into the science of birds, one of the most dominant animals on the planet and ones we take for granted. Where did birds get all their adaptations for flight? Are pigeons smarter than we think? Does Murkrow get a bad rap? Let's take the leap and learn more about our underappreciated, feathered friends.

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Mar 25 2019

41mins

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Rank #18: Predatory Practices

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On this episode, the guys decided to take a look at some of the abilities of predators in the Pokemon world, only to be assisted by a delightfully smart surprise guest along the way. What do predators do for an ecosystem? Why should more animals eat krill? Are you smarter than a kindergartener?

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Oct 31 2019

43mins

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Rank #19: Pokénomics

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On today's episode, we take a break from the natural world and take a good, fiscal look at how money works in the Pokemon world. You need it to buy pokeballs, run gyms, and even start a crime team. How to people make money in the Pokemon world? Could you make ends meet as a Pokemon Trainer? What can we learn about our own economies from these games? Let's take a listen and see if it pays to play

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Apr 19 2018

43mins

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Rank #20: Rise of the Thunderbird

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On this episode of the Science of Pokemon, Professor Collins takes the reigns a guides us through our most serious episode to date. We discuss native cultures of North America and what influences they had on us as well as the games. We do not take this topic lightly and we hope you enjoy this tribute to native tribes that may have been forgotten. What cultures did Pokemon borrow from? Where did the myth of the Thunderbird originate? Is Braviary as American as we think?

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Feb 25 2019

42mins

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