|name=Professor Samuel Oak
|image=Professor Oak SM anime.png
'''Professor Samuel Oak''' (Japanese: '''オーキド•ユキナリ博士''' ''Dr. Yukinari
Orchid'') is a [[Pokémon Professor]] and a major supporting character of the [[Pokémon anime]] who lives and works at his [[Professor Oak's Laboratory|research lab]] in [[Pallet Town]]. He appears semi-regularly to give [[Ash Ketchum]] advice to help him achieve his goal of becoming the greatest [[Pokémon Master]].
==In the anime==