Batman, I caught a little Pokemon or There are no laws against Pokemon, Batman refers to a series of videos and animations using an audio clip in which the Joker tells Batman that he has caught the Pokémon Lopunny, deducing that he will have sex with it since Batman urges him to do so. The audio is by TikToker and Twitch streamer imryanleo and was posted to TikTok in May 2022 and went viral as an audio source for animations in the months that followed.
On May 21, 2022, TikToker @imryanleo a Fourteen days Gaming clip from a stream where he narrates a mock conversation between Batman and Joker while gaming. In the conversation, Joker tells Batman he caught a Lopunny, and Joker deduces that he will have sex with it, saying, “There are no laws against the Pokemon, Batman.” The video has been viewed over 800,000 times in eight months (see below).
@imryanleo Joker catches his first Pokemon… #FrunktheBeat #fortnite #fortnitememes #youtuber #twitchclips #joker #jokerimpression #impressions #skit ♬ Why so serious? – Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard
The audio clip was increasingly used in animation and video over the following months. On June 28, 2022, YouTuber NoDragonsPlz released an animation with the audio, which garnered over 9,000 views in seven months. On July 6th, TikToker @ers_draws released an animation with the audio, which garnered over 188,000 views in six months (see below).
@ers_draws I need my revenge!!! #fyp #batman #thebatman #joker #pokemon #art #funny ♬ Joker catches a Pokemon – Ryan Leo
On July 10th, TikToker @chaoticmenace released an animation on the audio that garnered over a million views in six months (see left below). On October 2nd, TikToker @BRIMAN2000 released an animation that garnered over 25 million views in three months. They also posted it on YouTube and got over 247,000 views in three months (see below right).
@chaoticmenace The joker is wild. . .AF. . .😅 Sry for the dark contrast & side view…couldn’t really fix that…😮💨 looks better on my YouTube channel though…😅 #animation #garrysmod #fyp #dcuniverse #harleyquinn #joker #thejoker #xyzbca #batman # robin #pokemon #lopunny #pokemonzoroark ♬ Joker catches a Pokemon – Ryan Leo
@briman2000 Joker catches a Pokemon #fyp #fypシ #artistsoftiktok #drawing #art #gymtok #batman #joker ♬ Original sound – Bri
On January 4, 2023, YouTuber That One Guy released a lip-dub to the audio, which garnered over 434,000 views in three weeks (see below).