You Get What You Pay For It seems Stache isn't well versed in what a Pokémon is and what a Pokémon is not. For the record, that "Smerd" up there is not an official Pokémon. Regardless of what it is, he seems proud of the thing. Good for him!
Have you ever been to China Town and browsed the many bootleg tables? I've seen weird-looking and cheap knock-offs of all kinds of things, from Hello Kitty to Family Guy. I even once saw an anime-style doll of Marty McFly. That one tempted me, I must admit.