Surprised Pikachu meme.

Meme History: Surprised Pikachu

No internet craze can take off without some element of mockery, cuteness, self-importance, irony, or nostalgia.

On Apr 21, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Daily Dot Hall of Fame 2022: big mood nominees

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On Oct 22, 2022 by Ramon Ramirez

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Baseball team fills stadium with Pokemon and SpongeBob plush dolls

SpongeBob might catch a foul ball.

On Jun 9, 2020 by Bryan Rolli

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You can throw a Pokémon party with this Pikachu cake pan

Give us a Pika that cake!

On Apr 11, 2019 by Colette Bennett

RJ Palmer's depiction of realistic Pokemon

This artist’s realistic Pokémon drawings got him a job on ‘Detective Pikachu’

His art has been astounding the internet for years.

On Nov 22, 2018 by Alyse Stanley

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Twitter loves this Ryan Reynolds-voiced trailer for ‘Detective Pikachu’

Even Reynolds is shocked at how much the internet loves this.

On Nov 12, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

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Surprised Pikachu looks even better as a pixelated meme

Pikachu, we choose (pixelated) you!

On Nov 1, 2018 by Brittany Vincent

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Surprised Pikachu is the internet’s new favorite reaction meme

No one should be surprised by Pikachu becoming a meme, again.

On Oct 26, 2018 by David Britton

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These Pokémon Switch bundles let you catch ’em all with cuteness

The Switch dock finally gets some love from Pikachu.

On Sep 10, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

A vandal broke the glass window of a GOP office in Nebraska on Tuesday, and the outline looks unmistakably like the silhouette of Pikachu.

It really looks like Pikachu broke into a GOP office to protest ICE

The outline of the broken glass is unmistakably like the silhouette of Pikachu.

On Jul 4, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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Detective Pikachu for Nintendo 3DS is colorful, but not a knockout

The city is alive with the sounds of Pokémon.

On Mar 22, 2018 by Chris Reed

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People are freaking out about Detective Pikachu’s weird adult voice

People are freaking out over Pikachu's new voice.

On Feb 23, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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This Pikachu New Nintendo 2DS XL is the cutest portable ever

Shockingly kawaii.

On Jan 24, 2018 by Jaime Carrillo

Pokemon rap battle Pikachu

Watch Pikachu and Mimicyu throw down hard in an intense Pokèmon rap battle

There was a clear winner.

On Dec 9, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Ryan Reynolds to play Pikachu in a live-action Pokémon movie

We don't know why this is a thing, but sure.

On Dec 7, 2017 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw