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|genre = Animated series, Adventure, Slapstick comedy
 
|genre = Animated series, Adventure, Slapstick comedy
|creator = [[DiC Entertainment]]<br> [[wikipedia:Bohbot Kids Network|Bohbot Kids Network]]<br> [[Sonic Team]]/[[Sega]] (characters)
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|creator = [[DiC Entertainment]], [[wikipedia:Bohbot Kids Network|Bohbot Kids Network]], [[Sonic Team]]/[[Sega]] (characters)
 
|studio = [[TMS Entertainment]] (overseas animation for some episodes)
 
|studio = [[TMS Entertainment]] (overseas animation for some episodes)
|country = United States, France, Japan (overseas animation for some episodes)
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|country = United States, France, Japan
 
|language = English, French
 
|language = English, French
|num_episodes = 65
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|num_episodes = 65 + Special
 
|runtime = 22:05
 
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|first_aired = September 6, 1993
 
|first_aired = September 6, 1993
 
|last_aired = December 3, 1993  
 
|last_aired = December 3, 1993  
 
|preceded_by =  
 
|preceded_by =  
|followed_by = ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (TV series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]''<br>(1993–1994)
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|followed_by = ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (TV series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]''
 
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|production_website = http://www.bknkids.com/sonic.shtml
 
|production_website = http://www.bknkids.com/sonic.shtml
}}'''''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog''''' (or ''AoStH'' for short) is a fast-paced cartoon featuring several of the characters in the ''Sonic'' franchise in situations primarily consisting of slapstick humor, similar to shows such as ''Ren and Stimpy'' or ''Tiny Toons''. First broadcast in September 1993, the show has been "running" in cartoon syndication ever since.
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'''''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog''''' (occasionally shortened to '''''AoStH''''') is an American animated television series created by [[DiC Entertainment]]. First airing on September 6th, 1993, the series (along with its darker, network-broadcast sister show ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (TV series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'') was the face of the [[Games featuring Sonic the Hedgehog|Sonic the Hedgehog]] franchise through the mid-90's. Focusing more on slapstick humor and cheap gags as opposed to the more story-driven ''Sonic the Hedgehog'', the series has nevertheless gained its own distinct fanbase. Being originally packaged and sold as a syndicated series, the program continues to air on numerous stations across the globe, a continued testament to the character's popularity.
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The setting and characters of the show also served as the inspiration for the [[sega:Sega Mega Drive|Sega Mega Drive]] game ''[[Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine]]'', a localized version of the puzzle-game ''[[sega:Puyo Puyo|Puyo Puyo]]'' utilizing the design of [[Dr. Eggman|Dr. Robotnik]] that populated western media, especially in Europe and Australia.
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==Series Premise==
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[[File:Sonictailsandatable.jpg|thumb|190px|Sonic and "Tails" along with reoccurring characters Breezie and Wes Weasley.]]
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Each episode of ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'' follows the exploits of the titular hero [[Sonic the Hedgehog|Sonic]] and his best friend [[Miles "Tails" Prower]] as they have various adventures across the planet [[Mobius]]. More often than not, these adventures pit the duo against the nefarious [[Dr. Eggman|Dr. Ivo Robotnik]] and his mechanical henchmen, [[Scratch]], [[Grounder (AoStH)|Grounder]], and occasionally [[Coconuts (AoStH)|Coconuts]], along with a variety of other occasional and one-shot robots the mad doctor builds over the course of the series.
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Though it is never explained how Robotnik and Sonic first met, or what plans the blue blur spoiled, the first episode produced for the series introduces the main robotic henchmen, the pair of Scratch and Grounder. Designed to be the leaders of the [[The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!|Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad]], the duo were meant to be just as smart and cunning as Robotnik believes himself to be, although every time without fail Sonic is able to put a stop not only to his henchmen, but to Robotnik's every scheme. The occasional third member of the robot underlings, Coconuts, was for some reason demoted to a janitorial position, and since has done nothing but plotted how to not only capture Sonic but beat Scratch and Grounder to the punch, wanting to one day become the head of the S.S.S.S.S. Squad. Though the episodes like to play around with the fact that Coconuts is actually more intelligent than Scratch and Grounder, and can even look beyond Sonic's frequent disguises, Coconuts is still unable to get his way. If he makes any headway whatsoever and receives the promotion he seeks, he loses it before the episode is over, restoring the status quo.
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Due to it's lose continuity and standalone episode format, more often than not actions happen for the sake of happening, with little ever being explained or followed up on. However, there are moments when history is expanded upon, such as the episode "[[Tails' New Home]]" which explains how Sonic first met "Tails," the young fox being an orphan and thinking he was a bird due to his ability to fly. There is also quite a bit of focus on Robotnik's history and parentage, such as the pinning over a [[Best Hedgehog|schoolyard crush]], the desire to [[Robotnik Junior|build himself a son]] to continue his legacy, and the continued appearances of his [[Momma Robotnik's Birthday|crazed mother]].
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There are also a handful of characters that appear multiple times over the course of the series that are not part of the main cast, such as the good-intentioned yet absentminded [[Professor Von Schlemmer]], the Phil Silvers-inspired salesman [[Wes Weasley]], the robotic female hedgehog [[Breezie]] and [[Professor Caninestein]], who is an essential part of the four part [[Chaos Emerald]] saga that begins in "[[Blackbot the Pirate]]."
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==Production History==
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[[File:Robotnikmodel2.jpg|thumb|190px|Model sheet of Dr. Robotnik from the show.]]
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With the success of the first two Sonic games, [[sega:Sega|Sega]] wanted to capitalize on the marketability of their mascot, and strike while the iron was hot. Recalling how such rivals as the Mario series had gone about promoting themselves, Sega of America contacted the American animation studio [[DiC Entertainment]] to develop a television program using the main cast of their gaming franchise. Having previously done ''[[wiki:The Super Marios Bros. Super Show!|The Super Mario Bros. Super Show]]'', ''[[wiki:The Legend of Zelda (TV series)|The Legend of Zelda]]'' and ''[[wiki:Captain N: The Game Master]]'', it only made sense for the studio to begin work on yet another video game-based cartoon.
  
The show follows the escapades of world-known video game hero, [[Sonic the Hedgehog|Sonic]] and his best bud [[Miles "Tails" Prower]] as they stop the evil [[Dr. Robotnik]] and his array of vicious robots from taking over the planet [[Mobius]]. The plots often loosely followed the storyline of the video game, although at the time the Sonic games were still quite new, and lacking much plot or character development, which was in turn filled in by the show's writers. The show features very few characters, usually just Sonic, Tails, Robotnik and his two hench-bots [[Scratch]] and [[Grounder]]. Characters from this show made cameos in the [[Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine (8-bit)|8-bit]] and [[Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine|16-bit]] versions of ''Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine''.
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One key player recruited by DiC was cartoonist Milton Knight, a relative newcomer to the industry tasked with designing the characters and being in charge of storyboarding for many of the episodes. Though the look of Sonic and "Tails" were relatively close to how they had been portrayed in the west, the character of Dr. Robotnik was completely redesigned. Exaggerating features such as his weight, his mustache and being given a greater eyespace than his Japanese counterpart to promote expressiveness, Milton Knight also gave a great deal of focus to the physical and emotional state of Robotnik.
  
Each episode featured the infamous "Sonic Sez" segments where Sonic gave viewers advice on different topics, ranging from staying in school, not running away from home and not using guns to smoking, alcohol abuse and false advertising. Probably the most famous of these segments is the one featured in "Lovesick Sonic", which dealt with sexual harassment. With the advent of video sites like YouTube these segments (especially the "[[Lovesick Sonic]]" ones) have become viral hits.
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{{quote|1=Robotnik is...the perfect image of self love...He's not perfect, he's imperfect...his full blown belief in himself. He is actually extremely excited by the fact that he exists, and the fact the others do not feel the same way simply spurns him on to greater heights of villainy. He is jealous of the hedgehog - why should he get the applause? Give it to Robotnik! He really believes in his own romantic self and...his sexiness.|2=Milton Knight, ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'' Storyboard Artist[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYccr7YqCrs]}}
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[[File:Robotnikmodel1new.jpg|thumb|190px|A detailed model sheet of Robotnik's head.]]
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Transforming him into "Animation's Sexiest Fat Man!," Robotnik became just as important a focus in the show as the title character, Knight not wanting Robotnik to be a stale, generic villain but an intriguing and (most importantly) funny character in his own right. Though initially voiced by Jim Cummings in the unaired pilot, [[Long John Baldry]], a British crooner from the 60's and 70's was given the role once production for the show went underway, his expressive delivery matching the character's intent in the show. Cummings would go on to voice Robotnik in the darker Saturday morning program.
  
The show was created by [[DiC Entertainment]], who produced a total of 65 episodes for its first season. The first episode was "The Best Hedgehog" (shown Sept 6) and the last was "Hero of the Year" (shown Dec 3). DiC ceased production of to this comical interpretation to spend more time on its darker interpretation, dubbed just "Sonic the Hedgehog" (commonly known as ''SatAM''), a series launched on ABC's Saturday morning line-up. This wasn't to be the end of ''AoStH'', however, for DiC created one more episode in the winter of 1996, ''[[Sonic Christmas Blast]]'' - which ended up being a strange mix of ''AoStH'' and ''[[SatAM]]''.
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With the development of the initial pilot, DiC secured [[Jaleel White]] to voice Sonic in an attempt to help sell the show to ABC, the actor at the time portraying the part of Steve Urkel in the highly successful sitcom ''[[wiki:Family Matters|Family Matters]]''. Though the pilot was far closer to the game aesthetic than any subsequent offer by DiC, the ABC network turned down the pilot. Still wanting a program staring Sonic on their weekend lineup, the network asked DiC to retool the format and make it slightly more plot-driven to appeal to a Saturday-morning audience. Instead of throwing out the work they had already done on the show, however, DiC decided to continue work on the ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'' concept, turning it into a syndicated series while another group began developing what would become ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (TV series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]''.
  
''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'' was orignally broadcast in syndication, meaning it was shown on any television station that wanted it. USA Network picked it up from 1995-1997 and then it later picked up by Toon Disney from 1998-2002. It was also broadcast internationally and currently is shown three times a day on POP!. Robotnik also appeared occasionally on the "Chillin' with the Villians" programming block - he was even in their commercial for it.
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Though the two shows were done by the same animation house at the same time, production for the two remained separate entities. There was very little contact between either side, and the team behind ''Adventures'' never felt like they were in direct competition with the other show, as they both were doing vastly different things.[http://www.toonzone.net/news/articles/18227/pierre-de-celles-on-animating-sonic-the-hedgehog-and-other-tales] One notable moment where the two attempted to interact was when the writing team of [[Ben Hurst]] and [[Pat Allee]] of the Saturday morning show pitched an idea to the story editors of ''Adventures'' for an episode. Though what the episode could have been about has never been said, the outline was ultimately never used.
  
==Trivia==
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One of the more memorable aspects of the show were the "Sonic Says" segments featured at the end of each episode. To help fulfill a quota of educational television on broadcast stations, these segments were planned from the beginning, an early form appearing in the original pilot animation. However, as other countries did not have the same laws over what needed to be broadcast, the segments were removed from their airings in the U.K., including any releases on VHS. However, when the series was later re-aired years later, the segments were restored, and have been included on the DVD releases in the United Kingdom.
* Tails' voice was provided by [[Christopher Evan Welch]], who was 11 years old when the program began. When ''Sonic Christmas Blast'' was released, he was 14 years old and was replaced because his voice changed.
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* The series and the theme song regularly features the title screen theme from the first two Sonic games. This was the only show, up until ''[[Sonic X]]'' to feature music from the games.
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After the completion of the 65 episodes necessary to keep the show in syndicated rotation, production ceased, DiC's resources instead focused on the second season of ''Sonic the Hedgehog''. The characters and settings were revisited when a Christmas special was commissioned in 1996. Featuring a cameo by the original pink-hued [[Princess Sally Acorn]], the episode was originally meant to be titled "An X-Tremely Sonic Christmas" to tie in with the upcoming [[sega:Sega Saturn|Sega Saturn]] game ''[[Sonic X-treme]]''. In the wake of that game's cancellation, the name of the episode was changed to "[[Sonic Christmas Blast]]" to reference the game ''[[Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island]]'', which was called ''Sonic 3D Blast'' in the United States.
* ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'' was originally offered to ABC for Saturday morning broadcasting. But because ABC executives found the series to be lacking in plot and animation, ABC told DiC to scrap it and work on another Sonic cartoon. Its replacement was the second series, known by fans as ''SatAM''.
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* In the episode "Untouchable Sonic", Scratch and Grounder were seen watching ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'' on TV. The footage they were watching was from the [[Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (pilot)|original pilot episode]]. The pilot itself is available for viewing [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EZ54vXrcVU&eurl=http://sega-memories.blogspot.com/ here].
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==Airing History==
* In Germany this show is named "Sonic der irre Igel" (''Sonic the Insane Hedgehog'').
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[[File:AoStH Promo Poster.jpg|thumb|190px|A promotional poster using a frame from the unaired pilot.]]
* In the episode "Tails Prevails", there is a Star Trek reference when Tails says "I'm giving her all she's got captain." In an attempt at a stereotypical Scottish accent.
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Premiering on September 6th, 1993, the 65-episode syndicated show began its run in the United States, appearing on numerous weekday cartoon blocks including those owned by ABC. After its initial run ended in 1995, the series would begin airing on the USA Network, appearing in the "USA Cartoon Express" and the "USA Action Extreme Team" programming blocks, often paired with its sister show ''Sonic the Hedgehog''. In 1998, the series found a home on Toon Disney, sometimes being part of the "Chillin' with the Villains" block. The series remained on the network until 2002. Currently, it can be watched on the This TV network, having started their airings of the show in 2010.
* This show is the source for the [[Sonic YTMND fad]].
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* The games ''[[Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine]]'' and ''[[Sonic Spinball (16-bit)|Sonic Spinball]]'' are set in the same continuity of this television series as characters from the show make cameos.
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In the United Kingdom, the program was originally aired on Channel 4, remaining in rotation until 1997. The show was also aired on The Children's Channel from 1995-1998, and was aired in its entirety on POP! starting in 2004. In was briefly found on ITV2 in 2005, and also aired on CBBC from 1994 to 2002. It can currently be found on CITV and KidsCo.
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The show has also aired in Sweden on Filmnet and TV3, the Netherlands on RTL4, Argentina on PakaPaka, Australia on Network Ten and ABC, France on France 3 and France 5, and in Greece, Germany, the Czech Republic and Russia, still airing in many of those countries. In Germany, the title of show was called ''Sonic der irre Igel'', literally translating into ''Sonic the Insane Hedgehog''. The series also has a home on YTV in Canada.
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==Voice Cast==
  
==Voice actors==
 
 
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|[[Miles "Tails" Prower]]
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|[[Christopher Evan Welch]]/<br/>[[Chris Turner]] (Sonic Christmas Blast)
 
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|Doctor Ivo Robotnik and <br/>Scratch (pilot episode)
 
|[[Jim Cummings]]
 
|[[Jim Cummings]]
 
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==Episodes (Syndication Order)==
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==Episode Guide==
: ''The 'correct' order (as it appears on DVDs) is listed at the bottom of this page.''
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==Video Releases==
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Initial home video releases for the series were done on VHS, the industry standard at the time. Beginning in 1993 and continuing through 1994, numerous tapes were released in both the United States and the United Kingdom, the later having more episodes released. The final episode produced would also be the last released on VHS, the Christmas special not seeing home release until 2001. The series would later get a proper DVD release by Shout! Factory starting in 2007, when the first volume of 22 episodes was released in the United States. The next set would be released the following year, the final episodes not seeing the light of day until 2010, the third volume released exclusively through their website. The entire series was also released in the U.K. (minus "Christmas Blast") in 2007, but without the special features found in the U.S. release. The sixty-five syndicated episodes were once also released in France by Declic Images over four volumes, containing only the French audio.
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Numerous single disc releases have also been released since the first volume in the U.S., each containing a handful of episodes based around a specific theme. Produced by NCircle, they are meant to be impulse purchases for casual fans as opposed to the collector sets containing the entire series.
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|description=Sonic and Tails learn about the sad story of Lucas and Lucinda. They were once very much in love, but their lives were ruined by Doctor Robotnik. He had wanted Lucinda to be his and didn't take her rejection very well. Lucas spent years imprisoned as a result of Robotnik's sick need for revenge. Now, with help from Sonic and Tails, Lucas has another chance to be with Lucinda. Still, it won't be easy for them to find her and evade Robotnik.
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===DVD===
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* '''Complete Series Vol. 1''' (U.S., 7/17/2007): Contains the first twenty-two episodes, Interview with Milton Knight, How to Draw Sonic the Hedgehog
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* '''Complete Series Vol. 2''' (U.S., 12/9/2008): Contains the next twenty-two episodes, How to Draw Dr. Ivo Robotnik
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* '''Complete Series Vol. 3''' (U.S., 3/16/2010): Contains the final twenty-one episodes, "Sonic Christmas Blast," How to Draw Miles "Tails" Prower
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* '''Super Mario Bros. 3/AoStH Box Set''' (U.S., 2007): Contains the contents of '''Complete Series Vol. 1''' along with the contents of the Super Mario Bros. 3 Show boxset
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* '''The Complete Series''' (U.K., 2007): Contains all sixty-five episodes
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* '''Les aventures de Sonic 1''' (France, 1/15/2010): Contains the first seventeen episodes
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* '''Les aventures de Sonic 2''' (France, 1/15/2010): Contains the next sixteen episodes
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* '''Les aventures de Sonic 3''' (France, 4/30/2010): Contains the next sixteen episodes
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* '''Les aventures de Sonic 4''' (France, 4/30/2010): Contains the final sixteen episodes
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* '''Robotnik Strikes Back''' (2008): Contains four episodes: "High Stakes Sonic," "Sonic's Song," "So Long Sucker" and "Pseudo Sonic"
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* '''The Fastest Thing in Time''' (2008): Contains four episodes: "Blackbot the Pirate," "'Hog of the Hound Table," "Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme" and "Prehistoric Sonic"
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* '''Robotnik Family Values''' (2009): Contains four episodes: "Momma Robotnik's Birthday," "Robotnik Jr.," "Sonic the Matchmaker" and "Momma Robotnik Returns"
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* '''Robots Attack!''' (2009): Contains four episodes: "Grounder the Genius," "Sno Problem," "Full Tilt Tails" and "The Coachnik"
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* '''Sonic the Hero''' (2009): Contains four episodes: "Over the Hill Hero," "Mass Transit Trouble," "Robolympics" and "The Mobius 5000"
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* '''Tall Tails''' (2009): Contains four episodes: "Trail of the Missing Tails," "Too Tall Tails," "Tails' New Home" and "Tails in Charge"
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* '''The Best of''' (2009): Contains seven episodes: "Black Bot the Pirate," "Pseudo Sonic," "Too Tall Tails," "Sonic the Matchmaker," "Slowwww Going," "Road Hog" and "Force Three From Mobius"
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* '''Sonic Christmas Blast''' (2009): Contains four episodes: "Sonic Christmas Blast" and three episodes from the series ''[[Sonic Underground]]''
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* '''Sonic Who?''' (2010): Contains four episodes: "Birth of a Salesman," "Musta Been a Beautiful Baby," "Magnificent Sonic" and "Robo-Ninjas"
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* '''Let's Race''' (2010): Contains four episodes: "Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad," "The Robotnik Express," "Mad Mike, Da Bear Warrior" and "Road Hog"
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* '''Sonic Mega Mix''' (2011): Contains seven episodes: "Spaceman Sonic," "The Little Merhog," "Fast and Easy," two episodes from ''Sonic Underground'' and two episodes from ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (TV series)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]''
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* '''Sonic Search & Smash Squad''' (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes: "The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!", "Subterranean Sonic," "Lovesick Sonic" and "Slowwww Going."
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* '''High Stakes Sonic''' (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes: "High Stakes Sonic," "Sonic Breakout," "Trail of the Missing Tails" and "Close Encounter of the Sonic Kind."
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* '''Momma Robotnik's Birthday''' (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes" "Momma Robotnik's Birthday," "Big Daddy," "Sonic's Song" and "Birth of a Salesman."
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* '''Best Hedgehog''' (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes: "Best Hedgehog," "The Robotnik Express," "Too Tall Tails" and "Tail's New Home."
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* '''La course de Noël''' (France, 2000): Contains "Le père Noël est une doublure", the French version of "Sonic Christmas Blast"
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* '''Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad''' (U.S., 1993): Contains two episodes: "Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad" and "Sonic Breakout"
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* '''Slowwww Going''' (U.S., 1993): Contains two episodes: "Slowwww Going" and "Over the Hill Hero"
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* '''Sonic's Song''' (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Sonic's Song" and "Best Hedgehog"
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* '''Robotnik Express''' (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Robotnik Express" and "Tails' New Home"
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* '''Grounder the Genius''' (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Grounder the Genius" and "Blank-Headed Eagle"
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* '''Road Hog''' (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Road Hog" and "Tails in Charge"
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* '''Sonic Christmas Blast''' (U.S., 2001): Contains one episode: "Sonic Christmas Blast"
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* '''Volume 1''' (U.K., 1993): Contains three episodes: "Sonic Search and Smash Squad," "Subterranean Sonic" and "Lovesick Sonic"
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* '''Volume 2''' (U.K., 1994): Contains three episodes: "Best Hedgehog," "The Robotnik Express" and "The Birth of the Salesman"
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*'''Volume 3''' (U.K., 1994): Contains three episodes: "Too Tall Tails," "Big Daddy" and "Tails New Home"
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*'''Volume 4''' (U.K., 1994): Contains four episodes: "Close Encounters of a Sonic Kind," "Sno Problem," "Tails In Charge" and "Grounder The Genius"
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*'''Volume 5''' (U.K., 1994): Contains five episodes: "Blackbot the Pirate," "Hedgehog of the Hound Table," "Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme," "Prehistoric Sonic" and "Trail of the Missing Tails"
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*'''Volume 6''' (U.K., 1994): Contains three episodes: "Honey I Shrunk the Hedgehog," "The Mobius 5,000" and "Spaceman Sonic"
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* '''High Stakes Sonic''' (UK): Contains two episodes: "High Stakes Sonic" and "Sonic Breakout"
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* '''Momma Robotnik's Birthday''' (UK): Contains one episode: "Momma Robotnik's Birthday"
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*'''The Biggest Ever Video''' (U.K.): Contains nine episodes: "Road Hog," "Robolympics," "The Little Merhog," "Birth Of A Salesman," "Robotnik's Rival," "Tails' New Home," "Love Sick Sonic," "Sonically Ever After" and "Hero Of The Year"
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* '''Les aventures de Sonic the Hedgehog''' (France): Contains two episodes: "The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!" and "Trail of the Missing Tails"
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==Box Art==
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===DVD===
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|title=Birth of a Salesman
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| region=US<br>Complete Series: Volume 3
|description=To deal with Sonic, Dr. Robotnik gets a new weapons supplier – Wes Weasley. He is all too happy to provide Robotnik with powerful weaponry – so long as he gets paid, of course. Armed with new weaponry, Scratch and Grounder are sent out after Sonic and Tails, but they screw up anyway. Wes assures Robotnik that a new weapon will make all the difference, but each new purchase just damages the Dumbbots and tries the villainous doctor's patience.
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|title=Submerged Sonic
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| region=US<br>Super Mario Bros. 3/AoStH Box Set
|description=Robotnik is after the Power Gems from the city of Submerbia in the Labyrinth Zone. After kidnapping the Princess Bubbles, her Merman boyfriend goes to Sonic for help.
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|title=Pseudo Sonic
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| region=US<br>Sonic Christmas Blast
|description=Mobius is suffering a crime spree and all the evidence points to Sonic as the culprit. But the real thief is a lab rat wearing a high-tech vehicle suit who was sent by Robotnik to discredit our hero.  When Sonic becomes ill, Tails uses the suit to try to be a hero.  Sonic has to leave his sickbed and save the day.
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|title=Over the Hill Hero
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| region=US<br>Robotnik Family Values
|description=An elderly, out of shape superhero keeps trying to help Sonic battle Dr. Robotnik, and keeps getting him in more jeopardy.  Sonic helps the old hero regain his self respect and they team up to battle Robotnik's latest scheme.
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|title=Robolympics
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| region=US<br>Robotnik Strikes Back
|description=Turtle Town faces complete destruction from an incoming asteroid. Time is running out and Turtle Town's best chance for survival lies with none other than Doctor Robotnik. He really just uses the situation to force Sonic into a new villainous scheme. With innocent lives on the line, Sonic is promptly thrust into the new Robolympic games. Robotnik and his Dumbbots are the only competition, and they plan on using every single game and dirty trick to take Sonic down.
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|title=Lovesick Sonic
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| region=US<br>Robots Attack
|description=It appears to be business as usual when Sonic again gets the best of Scratch and Grounder. However, this confrontation leads Sonic to meet Breezie and love is soon in the air. Unfortunately, Breezie is actually just another Robotnik creation – meaning that the earlier battle was just a set-up. Tails can tell that something is wrong with Breezie, but Sonic refuses to listen to him. Can anything save Sonic before it's too late?
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|title=Subterranean Sonic
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| region=US<br>Sonic the Hero
|description=Sonic and Tails' latest run-in with Scratch and Grounder takes them through a mine. It turns out that the mine is the underground home of a mole and his many diamonds. The two heroes learn the hard way that the mole is very protective of these diamonds and paranoid that others want to steal them. Things only get worse, though, with Scratch and Grounder still in the area and up to no good. Can Sonic and Tails convince the mole they are not his enemies and to free them?
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|title=Grounder the Genius
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| region=US<br>Tall Tails
|description=Hacker – a friend of Sonic and Tails – has gotten a hold of a new computer chip from Doctor Robotnik. This chip is capable of vastly increasing one's intelligence, which Grounder finds out firsthand following a confrontation. The once stupid robot becomes a genius and is not going to be taking anymore abuse from anyone. Robotnik and then Sonic learn the hard way that the new Grounder is a formidable foe. Can Tails and Hacker do better, or will someone else have to?
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| console=DVD
|title=High Stakes Sonic
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| region=US<br>The Fastest Thing in Time
|description=Tails and other Mobius citizens are lured into Robotnik's robotic games of chance, and when they lose they're sent to slave labor camps. Sonic rescues Tails and the others by beating the house in games of chance at Robotnik's Casino, and outsmarting the robots in a climactic chase.
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|title=Blank Headed Eagle
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| region=US<br>The Best Of
|description=When Grounder makes a bet with Scratch that he can catch Sonic first, the robotic chicken orders a build-it-yourself Eagle Copter kit from his favorite TV Show called Edgar Eagle. Scratch fails to catch Sonic as usual while piloting the Eagle Copter, and crashes into a barn in the process. The crash scatters the chicken's brains as he now believes he's Edgar Eagle, earning a turkey fangirl in the process!
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| console=DVD
|title=Boogey-Mania
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| region=US<br>Sonic Who?
|description=A new invention can literally bring dreams to life, but Doctor Robotnik is more interested in nightmares. A massive nightmare of his own is soon unleashed upon Mobius and the results are devastating. Despite their best efforts, Sonic and Tails can't handle this one on their own. Instead, they'll have to fight fire with fire to win, which means getting to that invention in Robotnik's fortress.
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|ReleaseDate1=22/09/1993
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|title=Big Daddy Robotnik
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| region=US<br>Let's Race
|description=While Coconuts is on a permanent vacation, he runs into Boom-Boom, a long-lost Gorilla who thinks that Coconuts is his father. Therefore, Coconuts decides to team up with Boom-Boom to capture Sonic, although Robotnik is controlling Boom-Boom's real father to conquer half of Mobius.
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|ReleaseDate1=23/09/1993
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|title=The Robotnik Express
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| region=UK<br>The Complete Series
|description=Dr. Robotnik is awaiting Scratch, Grounder and a train shipment of explosive weaponry. Though Sonic and Tails will certainly intervene, Scratch and Grounder do get some unlikely help. Unbelievably, two bear bikers named Mad Mike and Big Griz have confused the two heroes and the Dumbbots with each other. Now, Sonic and Tails find their efforts complicated by Da Bears. Can they convince them of the truth before time runs out?
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|ReleaseDate1=24/09/1993
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|title=Mama Robotnik's Birthday
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| region=UK<br>Sonic Search & Smash Squad
|description=It's Mama Robotnik's Birthday and she's broken out of the asylum again to get her birthday present. She seems to hate just Sonic as much as her son, so Dr. Robotnik decides to catch Sonic for her for her birthday.
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|ReleaseDate1=27/09/1993
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|title=Slowwww Going
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| region=UK<br>High Stakes Sonic
|description=Dr. Robotnik's finally done it as he's invented a ray gun that's supposed to slow Sonic down for good! Sending the Dumbbots out to do his dirty work, a family of sloths comes under attack from Scratch and Grounder, who use them to lure Sonic into the path of the Doc's new Slow Motion Ray. Sonic is then captured, but saved by Tails when he reverses the effects of the ray and turns it on the sloths, turning them into a high speed fighting force, before turning it back on Sonic!
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|ReleaseDate1=28/09/1993
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| console=DVD
|title=So Long Sucker!!!
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| region=UK<br>Momma Robotnik's Birthday
|description=When the robots rip open a door to an alternate dimension, a mysterious small purple alien blob creature from another dimension falls through into Tails hands and Sonic lets him keep it. The one problem is, the alien will only eat chilidogs! And if it doesn't get them it grows into a huge alien, goes ballistic, and sucks everything up in sight. The alien (now named Goopster) is in constant danger as the robots would find it more useful as a weapon, and are constantly try to capture it. However, Dr. Robotnik steps in, kidnaps it and Sonic and Tails must go to rescue it!
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|ReleaseDate1=29/09/1993
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| console=DVD
|title=Robotnik's Rival
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| region=UK<br>Best Hedgehog
|description=A half man, half duck named Quark suddenly appears with his robot servant in tow, and attempts to oust Robotnik from the villainy stakes. The two attempt to co-operate and defeat Sonic, but rivalry and stupidity mean that they fail and the newcomer is sent back to from whence he came.
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|ReleaseDate1=29/09/1993
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| console=DVD
|title=Trail of the Missing Tails
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| region=France<br>Les aventures de Sonic 1
|description=Five years ago, Robotnik banished his insane cousin Warpnik to the "Zone of Confusion." Unfortunately, seeking revenge, Warpnik has escaped and in a three Ring bind of sorts he captures Tails, knowing that Sonic will follow Tails, and knowing that Robotnik will follow Sonic! His plan works to a tee, as they all end up trapped in the Zone of Confusion.
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|ReleaseDate1=01/10/1993
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| console=DVD
|title=Momma Robotnik Returns
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| region=France<br>Les aventures de Sonic 2
|description=Mama Robotnik once again escapes from the asylum and returns to wreak revenge on Sonic, notifying the law that a homeless minor is roaming the streets, and offering to adopt him. The minor you ask - Sonic! The courts forcibly place him under her care even without Sonic's pleas, and she imprisons him in her fortress, using Tails as a shield, locked in her torture chamber, just to keep him against His will!
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|title=Too Tall Tails
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| region=France<br>Les aventures de Sonic 3
|description=Robotnik tries to get Professor Dinglehopper's growth gun to work, but it explodes and creates a cloud of growth gas! It happens to drift over Tails, who grows incredibly large! In his huge state, he can't help but destroy small (relatively) things - such as towns and people! Sonic has to go get the antidote before Robotnik does "something good for the community" by viciously shooting Tails with a freeze ray.
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|ReleaseDate1=05/10/1993
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| console=DVD
|title=The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!
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| region=France<br>Les aventures de Sonic 4
|description=Dr. Robotnik has created two new Badniks under the monicker of the "Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad" - codenamed Scratch and Grounder. Their full job is to eradicate the devilish Doc's number one enemy - Sonic the Hedgehog! but Coconuts, Dr. R's Monkey robot, tries to capture Sonic before the other Badniks.
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|ReleaseDate1=06/10/1993
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| console=DVD
|title=The Magnificent Sonic
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| region=France<br>La course de Noël
|description=After defeating Six-Gun Pete, one of Robotnik's outlaw robots, Sonic is made into a sheriff of Tranquil Gulch and has to defend it from Dr. Robotnik who wants to turn it into Mobius' biggest casino, Gambler's Gulch.
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|ReleaseDate1=07/10/1993
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===VHS===
|title=Zoobotnik
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|description=An intergalactic bounty-hunter comes to Mobius looking for unusual people and decides to catch Sonic. She runs into Robotnik when trying to catch him, and falls in love with him. She arranges for them to be married and hunt for Sonic together, though Robotnik is not too enthusiastic about it.
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|ReleaseDate1=08/10/1993
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| region=US<br>Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad
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| console=VHS
|title=Tails In Charge
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| region=US<br>Slowwww Going
|description=Dr. Robotnik invents a Super Stopper-Zapper that he tries to use to petrify Sonic. It works, and Tails has to keep Sonic away from Robotnik until he can cure his condition.
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|ReleaseDate1=11/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Musta Been a Beautiful Baby
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| region=US<br>Sonic's Song
|description=Robotnik somehow invents a ray that makes people turn into babies, and shoots Sonic and Tails. However, he also shot himself! An overly hyper baby Sonic, a baby Tails that can speak few words, and the bully-like Baby Robotnik are taken to daycare, where they must go the whole day without a time-out until the effects wear off. Scratch and Grounder use multiple disguises to try and trick the owner of the daycare into thinking they're the kid's parents, but none work.
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|ReleaseDate1=12/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Sonic The Matchmaker
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| region=US<br>Robotnik Express
|description=Dr. Robotnik tries to capture Breezy (from Lovesick Sonic.) and Robotnik Jr, tries to turn Robotnik Falls into Robotnik Cliffs to cause a drought, and build a robotic wife who can't be drenched by water, But all the while, Junior starts to fall in love with Breezy.
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|ReleaseDate1=13/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=The Attack on the Pinball Fortress
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| region=US<br>Grounder the Genius
|description=In the adaptation of [[Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball|Sonic Spinball]] for the [[Sega Genesis]], Sonic, Wes Weasley and Sergeant Doberman attempt to breach the defences of Robotnik's new fortress, and none of them can stand the sight of each other.
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|ReleaseDate1=14/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=The Last Resort
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| region=US<br>Road Hog
|description=When Robotnik announces his intention to give up villainy, Sonic is therefore forced into retirement, and the offer of an all expenses paid adventure holiday from a town's grateful mayor seems like just a thing to relieve his and Tails' boredom.
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|ReleaseDate1=15/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=The Coachnik
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| region=US<br>Sonic Christmas Blast
|description=Robotnik constructs a pushy P.T. robot in an attempt to increase Scratch, Grounder, and later, Coconuts' fitness, and all the while, Sonic tries to use Robotnik's equipment against the Robots.
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|ReleaseDate1=18/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Sonic Gets Thrashed
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| region=UK<br>Volume 1
|description=When Robotnik opens up a resort to make the resident Mobians his slaves, Sonic enlists the help of some robots from an area of Mobius called Scrap Valley.
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|ReleaseDate1=19/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Close Encounter of the Sonic Kind
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| region=UK<br>Volume 2
|description=Sonic and Tails try to help a pair of Aliens repair their ship before The Prince's Baby Brother destroys earth.
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|ReleaseDate1=20/10/1993
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|title=Tails Prevails
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| region=UK<br>Volume 2 (alt)
|description=One of Tails' inventions catches the eye of the goofy Professor Dinglehopper, who asks the fox to leave Sonic and become his research assistant!
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|ReleaseDate1=21/10/1993
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| region=UK<br>Volume 3
|description=When Dr. Robotnik builds a robot "son" that looks like him. He finally has a sense of pride, but the pride is soon dashed to pieces when the robot realizes he'd rather be on Sonic's side because "Sonic's nicer."
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|ReleaseDate1=22/10/1993
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|title=The Magic Hassle
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| region=UK<br>Volume 4
|description=Dr. Robotnik acquires a magic wand and a book of spells from Wes Weasley, and attempts to master them while trying to destroy the Mobius mint before it can release a Sonic banknote, with the ultimate aim of forcing it to produce currency in his own image.
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|ReleaseDate1=25/10/1993
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| item2name=Box sticker
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| console=VHS
|title=Blackbot the Pirate
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| region=UK<br>Volume 5
|description=The Chaos Emerald mini-series starts off with Robotnik waiting for a good scientist, Professor Caninestein, to finish working on a time machine. Robotnik says he's going to use it to go back in time and steal four all-powerful "Chaos Emeralds of Invisibility, Invincibility, Immortality, and (the Power of) Life." Once he has all of them, he will become The Surpreme High Robotnik!
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|ReleaseDate1=26/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Prehistoric Sonic
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| region=UK<br>Volume 6
|description=The Badniks go back to the Mesozoic Era and steal the Emerald of Life, but not before Robotnik kills his Dumbniks to do so by throwing them into the volcano. Sonic is too late to stop him. Robotnik and his morons (who have somehow been resurrected despite getting thrown into the lava) go back to the last three episodes to get the other Emeralds.
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|ReleaseDate1=29/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Hedgehog of the "Hound" Table
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| region=UK<br>High Stakes Sonic
|description=Robotnik and his robots head for the time of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Robotnik meets Merlence: the Wizard , who just hands him the Emerald of Invincibility. But holding the Emerald is just half the thing – you need to be king for it to work. So Robotnik takes over the throne and makes Merlence change Sonic's boots to stone.
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|ReleaseDate1=27/10/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Untouchable Sonic
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| region=UK<br>High Stakes Sonic (alt extra episode)
|description=Sonic comes to the rescue of a town as it is held to ransom by a crime syndicate under the control of Dr. Robotnik!
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| front=Aosth vol1a-alt cover.jpg
|ReleaseDate1=1/11/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme
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| region=UK<br>Momma Robotnik's Birthday
|description=Robotnik and his followers escape from the lions, and head for ancient Mobegypt, when they can find the Emerald of Immortality. Robotnik, of course, knows that Sonic will try to stop him. But Robotnik has apparently got a surprise plan here - he tries to make sure Sonic is never born by preventing the Blue Blur's Egyptian ancestors, Masonic and Penelope, from meeting.
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|ReleaseDate1=28/10/1993
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|episodenumber=42
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| console=VHS
|title=Sonic Breakout
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| region=UK<br>The Biggest Ever Video
|description=A popular cartoonist Sketch Lampoon is imprisoned in Robotnik's prison. Sonic has a plan, to get captured in the prison cell and then break out and save Sketch Lampoon. But will it work?
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|ReleaseDate1=2/11/1993
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| console=VHS
|title=Sonically Ever After
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| region=France<br>Les aventures de Sonic the Hedgehog
|description=Robotnik invents a ray gun that literally transports Sonic, Tails, and Robotnik's gang into a storybook!
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| front=FrenchaosthVHS.jpg
|ReleaseDate1=3/11/1993
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|episodenumber=44
 
|title=Mystery Of The Missing Hi-Tops
 
|description=There's going to be some sort of fair in Sonic's honor today on Planet Mobius, but Sonic wakes up and finds his shoes gone! He suspects Robotnik, but he can't run without the shoes due to the fact that the friction would tear his feet up, so he has to use detective work.
 
|ReleaseDate1=4/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=45
 
|title=Super Robotnik
 
|description=Coconuts knocks a bunch of chemical mixes off a shelf into a vat. Robotnik falls into them and gains super powers as he challenges Sonic to a series of physical tests - and the one who loses the most has to leave Mobius forever!
 
|ReleaseDate1=5/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=46
 
|title=Mass Transit Trouble
 
|description=Robotnik plants bombs at three of Mobius' centers of transport: an airport, a port and a railway station, threatening to cause chaos unless Sonic can effectively be in three places at once!
 
|ReleaseDate1=8/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=47
 
|title=Spaceman Sonic
 
|description=Sonic and Tails are blasted into space whilst trying to prevent Robotnik from launching a deadly rocket towards a space station.
 
|ReleaseDate1=9/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=48
 
|title=MacHopper
 
|description=When Scratch and Grounder capture a Freedom Fighting Kangaroo named MacHopper, Robotnik comes to realize that Mac may be the only person capable of matching Sonic at his own game, as he brainwashes Mac into doing his dirty deeds! But in the attempt to reprogram his brain an explosion occurs in the lightning storm, causing his reprogramming to change for the worst
 
|ReleaseDate1=11/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=49
 
|title=Baby Sitter Jitters
 
|description=Sonic and Tails babysit a pair of baby beavers who are at least as much trouble as Robotnik, and get themselves kidnapped at least as often as Tails! Robotnik attacks the heroes while they're pre-occupied, but the twins are ultimately better at seeing off villains than Sonic himself.
 
|ReleaseDate1=11/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=50
 
|title=Full-Tilt Tails
 
|description=Tails unwittingly steps on a piece of "high-speed gum" that Dr. Robotnik invented and now he can run really super fast! There's just one drawback to his new super speed ability - because unfortunately, once he starts speeding, he can't control himself.
 
|ReleaseDate1=12/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=51
 
|title=Lifestyles of the Sick and Twisted
 
|description=A parody of the old Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, except about Robotnik and his daily routine of evil - with a twist: especially when Robotnik kidnaps Robin Leech's niece! And to top that - Robin isn't so much of a good egg himself...
 
|ReleaseDate1=15/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=52
 
|title=Road Hog
 
|description=Sonic gets a speeding ticket that he can't afford to pay, and has to do labor in a field to make up for it. Meanwhile, he learns of a plan that Robotnik is going to use special pollen that hypnotizes people and makes them do his bidding! Problem is - how can he hope to stop Robotnik if he's trapped doing hard time?
 
|ReleaseDate1=16/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=53
 
|title=The Mobius 5000
 
|description=When Robotnik threatens to close down an orphanage and evict all the poor little orphans, Sonic and Tails enter Caninestein's car design in a race, in an attempt to win the prize money! But the robots, Scratch and Grounder are also competing, and dog Sonic and Tails all the way, until they realize that they may be replaced if Sonic is defeated.
 
|ReleaseDate1=17/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=54
 
|title=Honey, I Shrunk the Hedgehog
 
|description=Robotnik hatches a plan to shrink the sources of all of Mobius' natural resources, and keep them all in his fortress! Hit by his shrink ray, Sonic and Tails must make their way across the doctor's lab and join forces with the residents of the shrunken cities to stop Robotnik!
 
|ReleaseDate1=18/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=55
 
|title=Sonic's Song
 
|description=Quite a popular singer, Catty Carlisle sings a song about Sonic (showing off his heroic side).
 
|ReleaseDate1=19/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=56
 
|title=Sno Problem
 
|description=Robotnik has invented The Ultra-Freezomatic with his goal to freeze every being on Mobius and place on them little cigarette-patch looking "Servitude Chips" thus giving them complete obedience to Robotnik!
 
|ReleaseDate1=22/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=57
 
|title=Sonic is Running
 
|description=Robotnik is running for president, and Sonic runs against him to ensure that Robotnik won't win.
 
|ReleaseDate1=23/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=58
 
|title=Mad Mike, Da Bear Warrior
 
|description=Mad Mike returns and receives a blow to the head which leads to Amnesia, causing him to think that he is loyal to Robotnik! Sonic, Tails and Big Griz must change his mind.
 
|ReleaseDate1=24/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=59
 
|title=Robotnikland
 
|description=Robotnik traps Sonic in his death-trap amusement park called Robotnik Land. There Robotnik tortures Sonic and it's his birthday! Can you believe it? Will Sonic escape?
 
|ReleaseDate1=25/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=60
 
|title=The Little Merhog
 
|description=While fishing, when Tails pulls out a mermaid hedgehog named Merna, its up to Sonic and Tails to save the day when they find out Dr. Robotnik is destroying her underwater city.
 
|ReleaseDate1=26/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=61
 
|title=Robo-Ninjas
 
|description=Robotnik captures a master of martial arts (Miyagi by any other name), and steals his knowledge in order to turn Scratch and Grounder into better fighters. The master's pupil comes to Sonic and Tails for help, and the trio then battle the robots for the sensei's freedom.
 
|ReleaseDate1=29/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=62
 
|title=Fast and Easy
 
|description=Robotnik is after Easy Eddie, a pick pocket ferret that took his Chaos Emerald ring that he was going to use to conquer Mobius by flooding it and he wants it back.
 
|ReleaseDate1=30/11/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=63
 
|title=Tails' Tale
 
|description=When Sonic disappears from the face of the planet mysteriously, it's up to Tails to locate him with the help of Professor Dinglehopper! But a mysterious lost city and unknown doings by Dr. Robotnik may complicate problems. And just what did happen to Sonic anyway?
 
|ReleaseDate1=1/12/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=64
 
|title=The Robot's Robot
 
|description=Dr. Robotnik invents a machine that literally implodes everything, he's going to use it to conquer the planet once and for all once he installs the BLAMMO component . . . Meanwhile, Scratch and Grounder create a robot out of spare parts that they use to do their bidding.
 
|ReleaseDate1=2/12/1993
 
}}
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=65
 
|title=Hero of the Year
 
|description=Wes Weasly hosts a roast to Sonic, to give him a Hero of the year award, but what Sonic doesn't yet know is that is all a trap set by Robotnik.
 
|ReleaseDate1=3/12/1993
 
}}
 
|}
 
 
===Special===
 
{| class="wikitable" width=100%
 
|-
 
!width=15% |Episode #
 
!width=45% |Episode Title
 
!width=40% |Original Airdate
 
{{Episode list
 
|episodenumber=1
 
|title=Sonic Christmas Blast
 
|description=While searching for a present for Princess Sally, Sonic and Tails learn that Dr. Robotnik, posing as Robotnik Claus, has stolen every gift on the planet.
 
|ReleaseDate1=Winter 1996
 
}}
 
|}
 
 
==Video Releases==
 
===DVD Releases===
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series:<br>Volume 1'''<br>
 
Contains first third of the show's episodes, features ''Interview with Milton Knight'' and ''How To Draw Sonic''.</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog DVD1Insert.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 1 DVD Insert 1'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog DVD2Insert.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 1 DVD Insert 2'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol1 Disc 1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 1 Disc 1'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol1 Disc 2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 1 Disc 2'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol1 Disc 3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 1 Disc 3'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol1 Disc 4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 1 Disc 4'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series:<br>Volume 2'''<br>
 
Contains 2nd third of show's episodes, features ''How To Draw Robotnik''.</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog DVD1Insert.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 2 DVD Insert 1'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog DVD2Insert.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 2 DVD Insert 2'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol2 Disc 1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 2 Disc 1'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol2 Disc 2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 2 Disc 2'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol2 Disc 3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 2 Disc 3'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol2 Disc 4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 2 Disc 4'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_USA_DVD_Vol-3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series:<br>Volume 3'''<br>
 
Contains final third of show's episodes, features ''How To Draw Tails''.</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol3 Disc 1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 3 Disc 1'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol3 Disc 2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 3 Disc 2'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol3 Disc 3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 3 Disc 3'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Vol3 Disc 4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Complete Series: Volume 3 Disc 4'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:Sonic_Christmas_Blast_DVD.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Sonic Christmas Blast'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>Contains [[Sonic Christmas Blast]] and 3 episodes from the series ''[[Sonic Underground]]''.</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog RobotnikFamilyValues.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Robotnik Family Values'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Momma Robotnik's Birthday]]<br>[[Robotnik Jr.]]<br>[[Sonic the Matchmaker]]<br>[[Momma Robotnik Returns]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog RobotnikStrikesBack.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Robotnik Strikes Back'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[High Stakes Sonic]]<br>[[Sonic's Song]]<br>[[So Long Sucker]]<br>[[Pseudo Sonic]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog RobotsAttack.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Robots Attack'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Grounder the Genius]]<br>[[Sno Problem]]<br>[[Full Tilt Tails]]<br>[[The Coachnik]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog SonictheHero.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Sonic the Hero'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Over the Hill Hero]]<br>[[Mass Transit Trouble]]<br>[[Robolympics]]<br>[[The Mobius 5000]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:Sonic The Hero Disc.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Sonic the Hero Disc'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog TallTails.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Tall Tails'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Trail of the Missing Tails]]<br>[[Too Tall Tails]]<br>[[Tails' New Home]]<br>[[Tails in Charge]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[File:Tall Tails Disc.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Too Tall Tails Disc'''</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog TheFastestThingInTime.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''The Fastest Thing in Time'''<br>
 
[[Blackbot the Pirate]]<br>[[Hedgehog of the Hound Table|'Hog of the Hound Table]]<br>[[Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme]]<br>[[Prehistoric Sonic]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_USA_DVD_Vol-4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Sonic Who?'''<br>
 
<small>Contents Unknown</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_USA_DVD_Vol-5.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Let's Race'''<br>
 
<small>Contents Unknown</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_DVD_Complete.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''The Complete Series (UK)'''<br>
 
Includes every episode, except for [[Sonic Christmas Blast]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_DVD_Vol-1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 1 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!|SSSSS Squad]]<br>[[Subterranean Sonic]]<br>[[Lovesick Sonic]]<br>[[Slowwww Going]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_DVD_Vol-2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 2 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[High Stakes Sonic]]<br>[[Sonic Breakout]]<br>[[Trail of the Missing Tails]]<br>[[Close Encounter of the Sonic Kind|Close Encounters]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_DVD_Vol-3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 3 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Momma Robotnik's Birthday]]<br>[[Big Daddy]]<br>[[Sonic's Song]]<br>[[Birth of a Salesman]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_DVD_Vol-4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 4 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Best Hedgehog]]<br>[[The Robotnik Express]]<br>[[Too Tall Tails]]<br>[[Tail's New Home]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog SMB3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Super Mario Bros. 3/AoStH Box Set'''<br>Episodes are identical to those found in Complete Series: Volume 1</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:Frenchaosth1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Les aventures de Sonic 1'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes 17 episodes:''</small><br>Only French audio available. Released on January 15th, 2010 by Declic Images </div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:Frenchaosth2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Les aventures de Sonic 2'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes 16 episodes:''</small><br>Only French audio available. Released on January 15th, 2010 by Declic Images </div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:Frenchaosth3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Les aventures de Sonic 3'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes 16 episodes:''</small><br>Only French audio available. Released on April 30th, 2010 by Declic Images </div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:Frenchaosth4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Les aventures de Sonic 4'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes 16 episodes:''</small><br>Only French audio available. Released on April 30th, 2010 by Declic Images </div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:Jaquettedvd.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''La course de Noël (French)'''<br>
 
Contains "Le père Noël est une doublure", the French version of the special episode [[Sonic Christmas Blast]]</div></div>
 
 
{{clear}}
 
 
===VHS Releases===
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_USA_VHS_Vol-1.jpeg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[The Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad!]]<br>Unknown</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog SlowwwwGoing.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Slowwww Going'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[Slowwww Going]]<br>[[Over the Hill Hero]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog Sonic'sSong.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Sonic's Song'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[Sonic's Song]]<br>[[Best Hedgehog]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog RobotnikExpress.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Robotnik Express'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[Tail's New Home]]<br>[[Robotnik Express]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog GroundertheGenius.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Grounder the Genius'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[Grounder the Genius]]<br>[[Blank-Headed Eagle]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog RoadHog.JPG|x150px]]<br><br>'''Road Hog'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[Road Hog]]<br>[[Tails in Charge]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AdventuresofSonictheHedgehog SonicChristmasBlast VHS.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Sonic Christmas Blast'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes:''</small><br>[[Sonic Christmas Blast]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-1.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 1 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-2.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 2 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-3.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 3 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-4.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 4 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-5.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 5 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes four episodes:''</small><br>[[Blackbot the Pirate]]<br>[[Hedgehog of the Hound Table|'Hog of the Hound Table]]<br>[[Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme]]<br>[[Prehistoric Sonic]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-6.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 6 (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-1a.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''High Stakes Sonic (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[High Stakes Sonic]]<br>[[Sonic Breakout]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-1b.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Momma Robotnik's Birthday (UK)'''<br>
 
<small>''Includes episode:''</small><br>[[Momma Robotnik's Birthday]]</div></div>
 
 
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-2a.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Volume 2 (UK) Alt. Boxart'''<br>
 
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
 
  
<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:AoStH_UK_VHS_Vol-7.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Biggest Ever AoStH Video (UK)'''<br>
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==Miscellaneous==
<small>''Contents Unknown''</small></div></div>
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<div class="thumb" style="width:180px;he<nowiki>ight</nowiki>:290px;float:left;margin-left:20px"><div>[[Image:FrenchaosthVHS.jpg|x150px]]<br><br>'''Les aventures de Sonic the Hedgehog (France)'''<br>
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* During the production of the original 65 episodes of ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog'', the voice of Miles "Tails" Prower was provided by [[Christopher Evan Welch]], who was eleven years old at the time. When production on the Christmas special "[[Sonic Christmas Blast]]" began in 1996, DiC was forced to recast the part, the now 14 year old Chris' voice having changed.
<small>''Includes two episodes:''</small><br>[[The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!]]<br>[[Trail of the Missing Tails]]</div></div>
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* The television series served not only as inspiration for ''[[Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine]]'' but was also used as a source in the American-produced ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball]]'', the character of Scratch making a cameo in the bonus round stages of the game.
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* Though the comic series ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie comic)|Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' by [[Archie Comics]] used the Saturday morning series as their primary source through most of its lifespan, early issues were also based on the syndicated series, the characters of Scratch, Grounder and Coconuts appearing and the plotlines containing the same tounge-in-cheek, slapstick-ish humor. The influence was so great in these early days that the episode [[Pseudo Sonic]] was adapted into the [[Sonic the Hedgehog 009 (Archie)|ninth issue]] of the comic book.
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* ''Adventures'' is the only Sonic show produced by DiC to use any music from the games, the classic title screen music from the first two Mega Drive titles being incorporated throughout the show, including its own opening theme music.
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* While most international versions of the show used the theme found in the English-language version, the Italian and French versions of the program had an original theme complete with lyrics. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz82nH4rgjg Italian], [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDz7uDXDUo8 French]. The French version is a rough translation of the Italian version, which was composed by Alessandra Valeri Manera, for the Fininvest (now Mediaset) group, known for replacing openings and ending of most TV shows.
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* Due to the off-the-wall nature of the program, the series has taken on a new life on the Internet, clips from the show being adapted into numerous [[Sonic YTMND fad|Internet fads]] on such sites as YouTube.
  
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==External Links==
  
==External links==
 
* ''[http://www.aosth.co.uk Fansite]''
 
 
* ''[http://www.bcdb.com/cartoons/Other_Studios/D/DiC_Entertainment/Adventures_of_Sonic_the_Hedgehog/index.html Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog]'' at the Big Cartoon DataBase
 
* ''[http://www.bcdb.com/cartoons/Other_Studios/D/DiC_Entertainment/Adventures_of_Sonic_the_Hedgehog/index.html Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog]'' at the Big Cartoon DataBase
 
* ''[http://www.tv.com/the-adventures-of-sonic-the-hedgehog/show/2385/episode_listings.html?season=1&tag=nav_bar;1 Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog]'' at TV.com
 
* ''[http://www.tv.com/the-adventures-of-sonic-the-hedgehog/show/2385/episode_listings.html?season=1&tag=nav_bar;1 Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog]'' at TV.com
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* [http://www.miltonknight.net/animation.html Animation] - A section of Milton Knight's official website, covering his animation work including that done on ''Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog''.
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzUJAk0VjzM AoStH Model Sheets] - A video showcasing a collection of model sheets related to the show. Put together by Alex Slingsby.
  
 
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Fast Facts on Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Genre: Animated series, Adventure, Slapstick comedy
Creator: DiC Entertainment, Bohbot Kids Network, Sonic Team/Sega (characters)
Studio(s): TMS Entertainment (overseas animation for some episodes)
Country: United States, France, Japan
Language: English, French
Number of Episodes: 65 + Special
Run time: 22:05
First aired: September 6, 1993
Last aired: December 3, 1993
Followed by: Sonic the Hedgehog
Production Website: http://www.bknkids.com/sonic.shtml

Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (occasionally shortened to AoStH) is an American animated television series created by DiC Entertainment. First airing on September 6th, 1993, the series (along with its darker, network-broadcast sister show Sonic the Hedgehog) was the face of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise through the mid-90's. Focusing more on slapstick humor and cheap gags as opposed to the more story-driven Sonic the Hedgehog, the series has nevertheless gained its own distinct fanbase. Being originally packaged and sold as a syndicated series, the program continues to air on numerous stations across the globe, a continued testament to the character's popularity.

The setting and characters of the show also served as the inspiration for the Sega Mega Drive game Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, a localized version of the puzzle-game Puyo Puyo utilizing the design of Dr. Robotnik that populated western media, especially in Europe and Australia.

Contents

Series Premise

Sonic and "Tails" along with reoccurring characters Breezie and Wes Weasley.

Each episode of Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog follows the exploits of the titular hero Sonic and his best friend Miles "Tails" Prower as they have various adventures across the planet Mobius. More often than not, these adventures pit the duo against the nefarious Dr. Ivo Robotnik and his mechanical henchmen, Scratch, Grounder, and occasionally Coconuts, along with a variety of other occasional and one-shot robots the mad doctor builds over the course of the series.

Though it is never explained how Robotnik and Sonic first met, or what plans the blue blur spoiled, the first episode produced for the series introduces the main robotic henchmen, the pair of Scratch and Grounder. Designed to be the leaders of the Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad, the duo were meant to be just as smart and cunning as Robotnik believes himself to be, although every time without fail Sonic is able to put a stop not only to his henchmen, but to Robotnik's every scheme. The occasional third member of the robot underlings, Coconuts, was for some reason demoted to a janitorial position, and since has done nothing but plotted how to not only capture Sonic but beat Scratch and Grounder to the punch, wanting to one day become the head of the S.S.S.S.S. Squad. Though the episodes like to play around with the fact that Coconuts is actually more intelligent than Scratch and Grounder, and can even look beyond Sonic's frequent disguises, Coconuts is still unable to get his way. If he makes any headway whatsoever and receives the promotion he seeks, he loses it before the episode is over, restoring the status quo.

Due to it's lose continuity and standalone episode format, more often than not actions happen for the sake of happening, with little ever being explained or followed up on. However, there are moments when history is expanded upon, such as the episode "Tails' New Home" which explains how Sonic first met "Tails," the young fox being an orphan and thinking he was a bird due to his ability to fly. There is also quite a bit of focus on Robotnik's history and parentage, such as the pinning over a schoolyard crush, the desire to build himself a son to continue his legacy, and the continued appearances of his crazed mother.

There are also a handful of characters that appear multiple times over the course of the series that are not part of the main cast, such as the good-intentioned yet absentminded Professor Von Schlemmer, the Phil Silvers-inspired salesman Wes Weasley, the robotic female hedgehog Breezie and Professor Caninestein, who is an essential part of the four part Chaos Emerald saga that begins in "Blackbot the Pirate."

Production History

Model sheet of Dr. Robotnik from the show.

With the success of the first two Sonic games, Sega wanted to capitalize on the marketability of their mascot, and strike while the iron was hot. Recalling how such rivals as the Mario series had gone about promoting themselves, Sega of America contacted the American animation studio DiC Entertainment to develop a television program using the main cast of their gaming franchise. Having previously done The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, The Legend of Zelda and wiki:Captain N: The Game Master, it only made sense for the studio to begin work on yet another video game-based cartoon.

One key player recruited by DiC was cartoonist Milton Knight, a relative newcomer to the industry tasked with designing the characters and being in charge of storyboarding for many of the episodes. Though the look of Sonic and "Tails" were relatively close to how they had been portrayed in the west, the character of Dr. Robotnik was completely redesigned. Exaggerating features such as his weight, his mustache and being given a greater eyespace than his Japanese counterpart to promote expressiveness, Milton Knight also gave a great deal of focus to the physical and emotional state of Robotnik.

Robotnik is...the perfect image of self love...He's not perfect, he's imperfect...his full blown belief in himself. He is actually extremely excited by the fact that he exists, and the fact the others do not feel the same way simply spurns him on to greater heights of villainy. He is jealous of the hedgehog - why should he get the applause? Give it to Robotnik! He really believes in his own romantic self and...his sexiness.

—Milton Knight, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Storyboard Artist[1]

A detailed model sheet of Robotnik's head.

Transforming him into "Animation's Sexiest Fat Man!," Robotnik became just as important a focus in the show as the title character, Knight not wanting Robotnik to be a stale, generic villain but an intriguing and (most importantly) funny character in his own right. Though initially voiced by Jim Cummings in the unaired pilot, Long John Baldry, a British crooner from the 60's and 70's was given the role once production for the show went underway, his expressive delivery matching the character's intent in the show. Cummings would go on to voice Robotnik in the darker Saturday morning program.

With the development of the initial pilot, DiC secured Jaleel White to voice Sonic in an attempt to help sell the show to ABC, the actor at the time portraying the part of Steve Urkel in the highly successful sitcom Family Matters. Though the pilot was far closer to the game aesthetic than any subsequent offer by DiC, the ABC network turned down the pilot. Still wanting a program staring Sonic on their weekend lineup, the network asked DiC to retool the format and make it slightly more plot-driven to appeal to a Saturday-morning audience. Instead of throwing out the work they had already done on the show, however, DiC decided to continue work on the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog concept, turning it into a syndicated series while another group began developing what would become Sonic the Hedgehog.

Though the two shows were done by the same animation house at the same time, production for the two remained separate entities. There was very little contact between either side, and the team behind Adventures never felt like they were in direct competition with the other show, as they both were doing vastly different things.[2] One notable moment where the two attempted to interact was when the writing team of Ben Hurst and Pat Allee of the Saturday morning show pitched an idea to the story editors of Adventures for an episode. Though what the episode could have been about has never been said, the outline was ultimately never used.

One of the more memorable aspects of the show were the "Sonic Says" segments featured at the end of each episode. To help fulfill a quota of educational television on broadcast stations, these segments were planned from the beginning, an early form appearing in the original pilot animation. However, as other countries did not have the same laws over what needed to be broadcast, the segments were removed from their airings in the U.K., including any releases on VHS. However, when the series was later re-aired years later, the segments were restored, and have been included on the DVD releases in the United Kingdom.

After the completion of the 65 episodes necessary to keep the show in syndicated rotation, production ceased, DiC's resources instead focused on the second season of Sonic the Hedgehog. The characters and settings were revisited when a Christmas special was commissioned in 1996. Featuring a cameo by the original pink-hued Princess Sally Acorn, the episode was originally meant to be titled "An X-Tremely Sonic Christmas" to tie in with the upcoming Sega Saturn game Sonic X-treme. In the wake of that game's cancellation, the name of the episode was changed to "Sonic Christmas Blast" to reference the game Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island, which was called Sonic 3D Blast in the United States.

Airing History

A promotional poster using a frame from the unaired pilot.

Premiering on September 6th, 1993, the 65-episode syndicated show began its run in the United States, appearing on numerous weekday cartoon blocks including those owned by ABC. After its initial run ended in 1995, the series would begin airing on the USA Network, appearing in the "USA Cartoon Express" and the "USA Action Extreme Team" programming blocks, often paired with its sister show Sonic the Hedgehog. In 1998, the series found a home on Toon Disney, sometimes being part of the "Chillin' with the Villains" block. The series remained on the network until 2002. Currently, it can be watched on the This TV network, having started their airings of the show in 2010.

In the United Kingdom, the program was originally aired on Channel 4, remaining in rotation until 1997. The show was also aired on The Children's Channel from 1995-1998, and was aired in its entirety on POP! starting in 2004. In was briefly found on ITV2 in 2005, and also aired on CBBC from 1994 to 2002. It can currently be found on CITV and KidsCo.

The show has also aired in Sweden on Filmnet and TV3, the Netherlands on RTL4, Argentina on PakaPaka, Australia on Network Ten and ABC, France on France 3 and France 5, and in Greece, Germany, the Czech Republic and Russia, still airing in many of those countries. In Germany, the title of show was called Sonic der irre Igel, literally translating into Sonic the Insane Hedgehog. The series also has a home on YTV in Canada.

Voice Cast

Role Voice Actor
Sonic the Hedgehog Jaleel White
Miles "Tails" Prower Christopher Evan Welch/
Chris Turner (Sonic Christmas Blast)
Doctor Ivo Robotnik Long John Baldry
Grounder, Additional Voices Gary Chalk
Scratch Phil Hayes
Coconuts, Additional Voices Ian James Corlett
Narrator (pilot episode) Gary Owens
Doctor Ivo Robotnik and
Scratch (pilot episode)
Jim Cummings

Episode Guide

Video Releases

Initial home video releases for the series were done on VHS, the industry standard at the time. Beginning in 1993 and continuing through 1994, numerous tapes were released in both the United States and the United Kingdom, the later having more episodes released. The final episode produced would also be the last released on VHS, the Christmas special not seeing home release until 2001. The series would later get a proper DVD release by Shout! Factory starting in 2007, when the first volume of 22 episodes was released in the United States. The next set would be released the following year, the final episodes not seeing the light of day until 2010, the third volume released exclusively through their website. The entire series was also released in the U.K. (minus "Christmas Blast") in 2007, but without the special features found in the U.S. release. The sixty-five syndicated episodes were once also released in France by Declic Images over four volumes, containing only the French audio.

Numerous single disc releases have also been released since the first volume in the U.S., each containing a handful of episodes based around a specific theme. Produced by NCircle, they are meant to be impulse purchases for casual fans as opposed to the collector sets containing the entire series.

DVD

  • Complete Series Vol. 1 (U.S., 7/17/2007): Contains the first twenty-two episodes, Interview with Milton Knight, How to Draw Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Complete Series Vol. 2 (U.S., 12/9/2008): Contains the next twenty-two episodes, How to Draw Dr. Ivo Robotnik
  • Complete Series Vol. 3 (U.S., 3/16/2010): Contains the final twenty-one episodes, "Sonic Christmas Blast," How to Draw Miles "Tails" Prower
  • Super Mario Bros. 3/AoStH Box Set (U.S., 2007): Contains the contents of Complete Series Vol. 1 along with the contents of the Super Mario Bros. 3 Show boxset
  • The Complete Series (U.K., 2007): Contains all sixty-five episodes
  • Les aventures de Sonic 1 (France, 1/15/2010): Contains the first seventeen episodes
  • Les aventures de Sonic 2 (France, 1/15/2010): Contains the next sixteen episodes
  • Les aventures de Sonic 3 (France, 4/30/2010): Contains the next sixteen episodes
  • Les aventures de Sonic 4 (France, 4/30/2010): Contains the final sixteen episodes
  • Robotnik Strikes Back (2008): Contains four episodes: "High Stakes Sonic," "Sonic's Song," "So Long Sucker" and "Pseudo Sonic"
  • The Fastest Thing in Time (2008): Contains four episodes: "Blackbot the Pirate," "'Hog of the Hound Table," "Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme" and "Prehistoric Sonic"
  • Robotnik Family Values (2009): Contains four episodes: "Momma Robotnik's Birthday," "Robotnik Jr.," "Sonic the Matchmaker" and "Momma Robotnik Returns"
  • Robots Attack! (2009): Contains four episodes: "Grounder the Genius," "Sno Problem," "Full Tilt Tails" and "The Coachnik"
  • Sonic the Hero (2009): Contains four episodes: "Over the Hill Hero," "Mass Transit Trouble," "Robolympics" and "The Mobius 5000"
  • Tall Tails (2009): Contains four episodes: "Trail of the Missing Tails," "Too Tall Tails," "Tails' New Home" and "Tails in Charge"
  • The Best of (2009): Contains seven episodes: "Black Bot the Pirate," "Pseudo Sonic," "Too Tall Tails," "Sonic the Matchmaker," "Slowwww Going," "Road Hog" and "Force Three From Mobius"
  • Sonic Christmas Blast (2009): Contains four episodes: "Sonic Christmas Blast" and three episodes from the series Sonic Underground
  • Sonic Who? (2010): Contains four episodes: "Birth of a Salesman," "Musta Been a Beautiful Baby," "Magnificent Sonic" and "Robo-Ninjas"
  • Let's Race (2010): Contains four episodes: "Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad," "The Robotnik Express," "Mad Mike, Da Bear Warrior" and "Road Hog"
  • Sonic Mega Mix (2011): Contains seven episodes: "Spaceman Sonic," "The Little Merhog," "Fast and Easy," two episodes from Sonic Underground and two episodes from Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Sonic Search & Smash Squad (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes: "The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!", "Subterranean Sonic," "Lovesick Sonic" and "Slowwww Going."
  • High Stakes Sonic (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes: "High Stakes Sonic," "Sonic Breakout," "Trail of the Missing Tails" and "Close Encounter of the Sonic Kind."
  • Momma Robotnik's Birthday (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes" "Momma Robotnik's Birthday," "Big Daddy," "Sonic's Song" and "Birth of a Salesman."
  • Best Hedgehog (U.K., 2007): Contains four episodes: "Best Hedgehog," "The Robotnik Express," "Too Tall Tails" and "Tail's New Home."
  • La course de Noël (France, 2000): Contains "Le père Noël est une doublure", the French version of "Sonic Christmas Blast"

VHS

  • Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad (U.S., 1993): Contains two episodes: "Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad" and "Sonic Breakout"
  • Slowwww Going (U.S., 1993): Contains two episodes: "Slowwww Going" and "Over the Hill Hero"
  • Sonic's Song (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Sonic's Song" and "Best Hedgehog"
  • Robotnik Express (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Robotnik Express" and "Tails' New Home"
  • Grounder the Genius (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Grounder the Genius" and "Blank-Headed Eagle"
  • Road Hog (U.S., 1994): Contains two episodes: "Road Hog" and "Tails in Charge"
  • Sonic Christmas Blast (U.S., 2001): Contains one episode: "Sonic Christmas Blast"
  • Volume 1 (U.K., 1993): Contains three episodes: "Sonic Search and Smash Squad," "Subterranean Sonic" and "Lovesick Sonic"
  • Volume 2 (U.K., 1994): Contains three episodes: "Best Hedgehog," "The Robotnik Express" and "The Birth of the Salesman"
  • Volume 3 (U.K., 1994): Contains three episodes: "Too Tall Tails," "Big Daddy" and "Tails New Home"
  • Volume 4 (U.K., 1994): Contains four episodes: "Close Encounters of a Sonic Kind," "Sno Problem," "Tails In Charge" and "Grounder The Genius"
  • Volume 5 (U.K., 1994): Contains five episodes: "Blackbot the Pirate," "Hedgehog of the Hound Table," "Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme," "Prehistoric Sonic" and "Trail of the Missing Tails"
  • Volume 6 (U.K., 1994): Contains three episodes: "Honey I Shrunk the Hedgehog," "The Mobius 5,000" and "Spaceman Sonic"
  • High Stakes Sonic (UK): Contains two episodes: "High Stakes Sonic" and "Sonic Breakout"
  • Momma Robotnik's Birthday (UK): Contains one episode: "Momma Robotnik's Birthday"
  • The Biggest Ever Video (U.K.): Contains nine episodes: "Road Hog," "Robolympics," "The Little Merhog," "Birth Of A Salesman," "Robotnik's Rival," "Tails' New Home," "Love Sick Sonic," "Sonically Ever After" and "Hero Of The Year"
  • Les aventures de Sonic the Hedgehog (France): Contains two episodes: "The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad!" and "Trail of the Missing Tails"

Box Art

DVD

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Super Mario Bros. 3/AoStH Box Set
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Sonic Christmas Blast
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Robotnik Family Values
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Robotnik Strikes Back
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Robots Attack
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Sonic the Hero
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Tall Tails
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The Fastest Thing in Time
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The Best Of
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Sonic Who?
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Let's Race
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Sonic Search & Smash Squad
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High Stakes Sonic
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Momma Robotnik's Birthday
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Best Hedgehog
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Sonic's Song
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Road Hog
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Sonic Christmas Blast
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Volume 6
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High Stakes Sonic
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High Stakes Sonic (alt extra episode)
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Momma Robotnik's Birthday
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The Biggest Ever Video
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Les aventures de Sonic the Hedgehog
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Miscellaneous

  • During the production of the original 65 episodes of Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, the voice of Miles "Tails" Prower was provided by Christopher Evan Welch, who was eleven years old at the time. When production on the Christmas special "Sonic Christmas Blast" began in 1996, DiC was forced to recast the part, the now 14 year old Chris' voice having changed.
  • The television series served not only as inspiration for Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine but was also used as a source in the American-produced Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball, the character of Scratch making a cameo in the bonus round stages of the game.
  • Though the comic series Sonic the Hedgehog by Archie Comics used the Saturday morning series as their primary source through most of its lifespan, early issues were also based on the syndicated series, the characters of Scratch, Grounder and Coconuts appearing and the plotlines containing the same tounge-in-cheek, slapstick-ish humor. The influence was so great in these early days that the episode Pseudo Sonic was adapted into the ninth issue of the comic book.
  • Adventures is the only Sonic show produced by DiC to use any music from the games, the classic title screen music from the first two Mega Drive titles being incorporated throughout the show, including its own opening theme music.
  • While most international versions of the show used the theme found in the English-language version, the Italian and French versions of the program had an original theme complete with lyrics. Italian, French. The French version is a rough translation of the Italian version, which was composed by Alessandra Valeri Manera, for the Fininvest (now Mediaset) group, known for replacing openings and ending of most TV shows.
  • Due to the off-the-wall nature of the program, the series has taken on a new life on the Internet, clips from the show being adapted into numerous Internet fads on such sites as YouTube.

External Links

Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Episodes 1-22
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Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (pilot) | The Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad! | Subterranean Sonic | Lovesick Sonic | Slowwww Going | High Stakes Sonic | Sonic Breakout | Trail of the Missing Tails | Close Encounter of the Sonic Kind | Momma Robotnik's Birthday | Big Daddy | Sonic's Song | Birth of a Salesman | Best Hedgehog | The Robotnik Express | Too Tall Tails | Tail's New Home | Over the Hill Hero | Blank-Headed Eagle | The Mystery of the Missing Hi-tops | So Long Sucker | Sonic Gets Thrashed | Pseudo Sonic
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Episodes 23-44
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Grounder the Genius | Tails in Charge | Sno Problem | Submerged Sonic | Boogey-Mania | Musta Been a Beautiful Baby | Robotnik Junior | Full-Tilt Tails | MacHopper | Momma Robotnik Returns | Spaceman Sonic | Mad Mike, Da Bear Warrior | The Last Resort | Robotnik's Rival | The Magic Hassle | Sonic the Matchmaker | Tails Prevails | Zoobotnik | Attack on the Pinball Fortress | Attack on the Pinball Fortress | Mass Transit Trouble | Coachnik | Untouchable Sonic
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Episodes 45-66
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Super Robotnik | Robolympics | Magnificent Sonic | Blackbot the Pirate | Hedgehog of the Hound Table | Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme | Prehistoric Sonic | Baby-Sitter Jitters | Honey, I Shrunk the Hedgehog | Robotnikland | The Mobius 5000 | The Little Merhog | Road Hog | The Robots' Robot | Tails' Tale | Hero of the Year | Fast and Easy | Lifestyles of the Sick and Twisted | Sonic is Running | Robo-Ninjas | Sonically Ever After | Sonic Christmas Blast