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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Dexter with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Pokemon

Dexter is the name of Ash Ketchum's Pokedex. The Pokedex was invented by Professor Oak and provides information about Pokemon such as basic descriptions, moves and type. Over the course of the series Dexter has received various upgrades and models to constantly adapt to new Pokemon discoveries and regions.

In the English dub version of the Pokemon anime series, Dexter was first voiced by 4Kids voice actor Eric Stuart for the Kanto, Orange Islands and Johto sagas.

For the Hoenn saga Dexter had a voice change and was voiced by 4Kids voice actor Rachael Lillis.

For the Battle Frontier saga Eric Stuart once again voiced Dexter until Pokemon USA took control of the anime. Dexter was then voiced by Bill Rogers.

For the Sinnoh saga Dexter had another voice change and is voiced by Michele Knotz.

For the Unova saga (Besh Wishes) Dexter is voiced by Marc Thompson.
Created by Jackson_H on Mar 1 2010
Pokemon (1998)
Dexter (Unova)Marc Thompson
Marc Thompson
Pokemon (1998)
Dexter (Kanto Battle Frontier)Bill Rogers
Bill Rogers
Pokemon (1998)
Dexter (Hoenn)Rachael Lillis
Rachael Lillis
Pokemon (1998)
Dexter (Original)Eric Stuart
Eric Stuart


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said at 11:23 PM on Mon Aug 22 2016
Bill Rodgers sounds like he's doing an impression of Wakko Warner in that clip.
said at 8:21 PM on Mon May 9 2016
1 Nick Stellate
2 Marc Thompson
3 Kanto Eric Stuart
4 Suzy Myers the ONLY female Pokedex voice I care for
5 Johto Eric Stuart
6 Bill Rogers
7 Rachael Lilis
8 Michele Knotz
said at 9:59 AM on Thu Dec 10 2015
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Nick > Eric > Rachael > Marc > Suzy > Bill > Michele if I had to rank everyone who has voiced it.
said at 5:47 PM on Tue Oct 6 2015
1. Eric
2. Mark
3. Rachael and Bill Tie here.
said at 3:09 PM on Fri Sep 18 2015
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1. Nick Stellate: Great Pokédex voice, I loved his monologue in "A Pokémon Emergency"
2. Eric Stuart: He is a great replacement for Stellate, he differentiated his performance per regions, I remember the Kanto Battle Frontier saga it was just a modified Brock voice.
3. Rachael Lillis: For Dextette she sounds great at first the voice was a little low but as the Hoenn saga went on she improved greatly.
4. Marc Thompson: His voice isn't too bad but the delivery seems a little off.
5. Bill Rogers: It's just a cheap cartoon imitation of Stuart.
6. Michele Knotz: Sounds too much like her May voice only younger.

I have not heard Alyson Rosenfield so I can not comment.
said at 12:19 PM on Thu Sep 17 2015
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Stuart and Lillis are really the only ones I care for and sounded good in the role to me, providing distinct voices for the male and female Dexter and Dextette, while also sounding unique: Thompson sounded way too flat and uninteresting to me like any typical robotic voice, and Rogers' delivery is really, really bad.
said at 1:36 PM on Sat Jul 4 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Rachael Lillis did the best! but Eric Stuart and Marc Thompson did great too
said at 4:54 PM on Thu Apr 30 2015
 4 Shout Outs!
For my Top 4 voice actors/actress for the Pokedex i choose:

#1) Eric Stuwart (For male pokedex to me)

#2) Rachael Lillis (For female Pokedex also to me)

#3) Marc Thompson

#4) Bill Rogers
said at 10:30 AM on Sun Apr 19 2015
 1 Shout Out!
They're all okay, but I think Eric was most memorable.
said at 2:40 AM on Thu Jul 10 2014
Welp since Dex is not Stuart in the first few eps I'm gonna switch to Marc he sounds closer to the earlier Dex
1 Nick
2 Marc
3 Eric
4 Bill
5 Rachael
6 Michelle
said at 7:14 PM on Sun Jul 6 2014
 3 Shout Outs!
I could see Sam Vincent voicing Dexter if the Ocean Group ever dubbed Pokemon. Anyone else?
said at 12:24 AM on Tue Jun 24 2014
Bill Rogers is the worst of them, for me. You hear that is something an actor shouldn't do.
said at 3:18 PM on Sat Aug 9 2014
It's at least better than his Brock, but yeah, he's definitely the weakest link in this comparison.
said at 8:46 PM on Sat Jun 21 2014
#1) Nick Stellate/Nicholas James Tate- Nailed it. 10/10
#2) Eric Stuart- Excellent replacement: not as good as his predecessor, but definitely did him justice. 9/10
#3) Rachael Lillis- Very good, but a little flat-sounding. 8/10
#4) Marc Thompson- Decent, but very flat sounding. 7/10
#5) Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld- Poor, but better than the extraordinarily high pitched seiyu's take. 6/10
#6) Michele Knotz- What Element Riser said. 3/10
#7) Bill Rogers- Again, what Element Riser said. 1/10
Element Riser
said at 5:23 PM on Sat Jun 21 2014
 2 Shout Outs!
#1: Nick Stellate - The best Pokedex voice.
#2: Eric Stuart - Not as good as Nick Stellate, but still great.
#3: Rachael Lillis/Marc Thompson - Both of them are unique takes that work for me.
#5: Michele Knotz - Not only doesn't she sound like Rachael Lillis, but she can't deliver lines properly, either.
#6: Bill Rogers - See #5, but replace "Rachael Lillis" with "Eric Stuart". The worst of the worst.
said at 10:05 AM on Tue Jun 10 2014
Rachel lilies.
said at 6:37 PM on Sun Apr 27 2014
 4 Shout Outs!
Just to set the record straight, the voice of the Pokedex in the first 49 episodes wasn't Stuart at all.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 6:46 PM on Sun Apr 27 2014
@rosebr10 Then who was it and can you prove it?
said at 6:48 PM on Sun Apr 27 2014
@Nightmare Crusher
Nick Stellate, aka Nicholas James Tate
Nightmare Crusher
said at 6:53 PM on Sun Apr 27 2014
@rosebr10 Well, I can't argue with that.
said at 12:38 PM on Thu May 15 2014
@Nightmare Crusher That's interesting to know. Maybe Nick was busy with other projects, and that's why Eric Stuart replaced him?
said at 6:54 AM on Sun May 25 2014
Moving to LA in '99 pretty much seals the deal. The fact that the 'dex just so happened to be receiving an upgrade made for the perfect opportunity to switch the role. Natuarlly, it fell to Stuart, who was already the other major Shinichiro Miki role (in addition to many to his Pokemon).
said at 9:32 AM on Sun Apr 27 2014
I don't suppose you know who voiced the Kalos Pokedex? For the record, my order:

Stuart (Early Kanto)
Thompson (he got much better than the clip above shows late into Unova)
Stuart (Late Kanto-Johto)
said at 7:07 AM on Sun Jun 22 2014
Alyson Rosenfeld, and also, I have to disagree on Thompson-- I think Lillis and Stuart did better than him when they improved, though Thompson is TPCi's best PokeDex VA, IMO.
said at 12:53 PM on Thu Jan 23 2014
Eric was better in Kanto, not this clip that I will say

Don't like Rogers, Knotz and Lilis though
said at 7:18 PM on Thu Dec 26 2013
My cousin likes Michele Knotz best! I like Marc Thompson best. Perfect for the roe.
said at 9:17 PM on Wed Oct 9 2013
I think Marc Thompson is a bit TOO robotic and flat in this role, albeit an improvement on Knotz and Rogers' take on the Pokedex(es). I love him, but I feel Rachael Lillis gave her take a less flat feeling and gave it a bit more personality, so she's my second favorite. Of course, Eric Stuart takes the cake here.
said at 1:06 PM on Tue Oct 1 2013
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Eric Stuart did it best, but I actually prefer his earliest work as Dexter rather than the high-pitched voice he has in the clip. Marc Thompson's classy sounding voice would be second, while Rachael Lillis comes third. Wasn't too fond of the super high-pitched Bill Rogers and Michelle Knotz Pokedexes.
said at 10:24 PM on Tue Aug 20 2013
Good old Eric Stuart is a classic and I can't pass him up here. "It usually takes food from STUPID travelers." Very natural for the Kanto, Johto, and Battle Frontier (pre-TPCi dub) Pokedex.

I'd say Rachael Lillis was the second best and worked very well for the Hoenn Pokedex.

In third would be Marc Thompson. He's okay, if a little too robotic for me, in the BW dub. He does an OK job with the Unova Pokedex.

In fourth is Bill Rogers, who's imitation of Eric Stuart was good, but whose delivery was awful as the Battle Frontier Pokedex.

In fifth is Michele Knotz, who was pretty annoying as the Sinnoh Pokedex. At times she felt lifeless and bored silly when reading the entries.
said at 10:31 PM on Sat Jul 27 2013
I meant to say decide. sorry.
said at 10:30 PM on Sat Jul 27 2013
Personally, I don't know what to say about the Pokedex voice. They're all different you know. How can I decibe the best voice actor if they're all different kinds of Pokedexes
said at 2:46 AM on Fri Feb 22 2013
Eric Stuart don't mind the other except bill
said at 12:26 AM on Wed Nov 21 2012
Eric Stuart is most suitable for my tastes.
said at 5:30 PM on Thu Aug 30 2012
As for my opinion on the other VA's (Bill and Marc), Bill sounds both rushed and forced. And then there's the current one, Marc Thompson. He sounds quite bland and generic, but is fitting for the role.
said at 10:33 PM on Wed Aug 22 2012
 1 Shout Out!
I actually don't mind Marc Thompsons version. But it comes down to Eric & Rachael, I'm going with Eric purely because of Nostalgia, but also I think a males voice suits Dexter. Rachael for a female Dexter version though definitely
said at 5:25 PM on Thu Jul 19 2012
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The Pokedex is so hard to rank
1. Eric Stuart - Nostalgic and some very good acting
2. Rachael Lillis - Misty's voice, no doubt although the voice was a little lower when Dextette made it's debut
3. Marc Thompson - Perfect for the Unova Region
4. Bill Rogers - Decent impression of Eric's voice, but it sounds really awkward
5. Michele Knotz - She has been used way too much in the TPCi dub
said at 1:18 AM on Sun Jul 8 2012
For the male, I'd have to say Eric.
As for the female, Michelle. Rachel sounded a bit too robotic.
said at 10:54 PM on Fri Feb 17 2012
Lillis' sound clip sounds compressed can I send you a high quality sound clip?
said at 10:58 PM on Fri Feb 17 2012
@MatthewC17 scratch that both Rachael and Bill's sound clips sound compressed
said at 10:48 PM on Mon Jan 30 2012
Marc Thompson's take on Dexter is awesome
said at 4:36 AM on Mon Jan 2 2012
 1 Shout Out!
I, honestly, don't care about the Pokedex's voice...
said at 12:31 AM on Thu Dec 15 2011
 6 Shout Outs!
1. Eric Stuart (This voice is just too classic to pass up)
2. Rachael Lillis (Decent female version)
3. Michele Knotz (Nothing special, but it's workable)
4. Marc Thompson (Interesting new take, but vocal delivery often sounds awkward)
5. Bill Rogers (Good imitation of Eric's voice, but the delivery is very bad).
said at 9:55 PM on Tue Aug 23 2011
 2 Shout Outs!
I like Eric's Dexter the best. I think Dexter should sound like he did in the begining but you can't win them all.

"I am Dexter a pokedex programmed by professor Sammuel Oak for pokemon trainer Ash Ketchum of the town of Pallet. My job is to provide Ash with information on pokemon species and habitats. If lost or stolen I cannot be replaced."

said at 2:31 AM on Fri Jun 24 2011
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For Dexter I'm going with Eric Stuart and Marc Thompson
Dextette Rachael Lillis - She is my favorite anime actress
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said at 10:53 PM on Mon Feb 21 2011
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