Top Ten Facts About Sonic the Hedgehog

There are many things you don't know about sonic the hedgehog

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1Eggman was almost a hero

Yep, before Sega created sonic, Eggman was originally a hero but Sega made him a villain. - Delgia2k

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2Sonic originally had a human girlfriend named Madonna

Sonic was originally supposed to save his girlfriend from Eggman. Sega removed this idea because they think it's inappropriate for kids - Delgia2k

Later in 2006, they used Madonna as elise

3Sonic's original name was Mr.Needlemouse

Just like Mario's original name was Jumpman, Sonic's original name was Mr. Needlemouse. His name was inspired by Felix the Cat and Mickey Mouse - Delgia2k

4Sonic 3 and Sonic and Knuckles are the same game

True. Sonic 3 & Sonic and Knuckles were originally going to be put together into one whole game.

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5Michael Jackson was hired to score the music for Sonic 3
6Sonic drowns because Sega thinks that hedgehogs can't swim

If I owned Sonic, I would have him swim like real life hedgehogs. Stupid Sega!

Actually, hedgehogs can swim. They can float - Delgia2k

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7Sonic was lab accident

Well, you can see it on British publication Sonic the Comic, issue #8 - Delgia2k

8In the comics, Sonic's real name is Olgilvie Maurice Hedgehog

Just remember that Sega Sonic doesn't have a real name - Delgia2k

9Eggman's mustache is fake

There is an unused voice file in Sonic Adventure 2 which has Omachoa (that annoying little bot) saying that Eggman's moustache is fake. - Delgia2k

10Sonic's color is a marketing scheme

Sonic color is blue because Sega color is blue - Delgia2k

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11The SEGA at the beginning of Sonic 1 took up 1/8 of the data

Wow. Guess SEGA wanted you to know who made the game THAT much. - PeterG99

12It is believed that Naoto Oshima was inspired by Felix the Cat for the design and creation of Sonic
13Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman played on "With Me", the final boss theme for Sonic and the Black Knight
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