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Who's That Pokémon?

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English dub
==History==
===English dub===
In the English [[dub]], ''Who's That Pokémon?'' was originally used from the episodes ''[[EP001|Pokémon - I Choose You!]]'' to ''[[AG040|Watt's with Wattson?]]''; the segment later returned in ''[[BW001|In the Shadow of Zekrom!]]'', after an almost seven-year absence. It occurs before and after the main commercial break during the episode. The silhouette of a {{OBP|Pokémon|species}} is shown, with someone usually asking the audience to guess the Pokémon that belongs to the given outline. After the commercial break, the name of the Pokémon is revealed, usually with the current main characters shouting the name of the Pokémon, as well as the [[cry]] of the Pokémon shown. The segment was retired at the end of the [[S06|sixth season]] of the anime and was replaced with [[Pokémon Trainer's Choice]], which was dropped from the dub after two seasons. At the beginning of the {{series|Best Wishes}}, it did not initially feature the Pokémon's cry after being revealed, although this returned in ''[[BW005|Triple Leaders, Team Threats!]]''. For unknown reasons, ''Who's That Pokémon?'' was removed from the [[Pokémon in the United Kingdom|CITV]] airings of the first two episodes of the ''Best Wishes'' series, and all following episodes use a slight international variation, showing the silhouette of the Pokémon at the mid-way point of the episode (as would be expected), and then revealing the Pokémon just before the end credits.
 
Early in its run, ''Who's That Pokémon?'' would feature a Pokémon who played a major role in that episode. In late [[S01|Kanto]] it switched to featuring a Pokémon that played a major role in the following episode, although this wasn't always the case. When [[S04|Johto League Champions]] began, ''Who's That Pokémon?'' became random, with the featured Pokémon usually not playing a prominent role in that episode, nor did it indicate a Pokémon being featured in a following episode. Also beginning with that [[season]], the dub added a short hint onscreen to aid in the identification of the Pokémon until the end of the [[S06|sixth season]]. When the feature returned in the ''Best Wishes'' series, it originally featured a Pokémon that played a prominent role in the following episode before later switching to a Pokémon with a prominent role in that episode, beginning with ''[[BW003|A Sandile Gusher of Change!]]''.
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