Top Ten Facts About Sonic the Hedgehog

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

The Top Ten

1 Eggman was almost a hero

so he is

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

Actually, there are more facts - Delgia2k

2 Sonic'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

3 Sonic originally had a human girlfriend named Madonna

And Elise replaced Madonna's role - ElSherlock

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

4 Sonic 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.

Same map and same gameplay - Delgia2k

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

Hedgehogd can swim - ElSherlock

Actually, hedgehogs can swim. They can float - Delgia2k

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

Hedgehogs can actually swim - TwilightKitsune

7 Sonic was lab accident

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

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

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

9 Sonic's color is a marketing scheme

Sonic color is blue because Sega color is blue - Delgia2k

10 Eggman'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

The Contenders

11 It is believed that Naoto Oshima was inspired by Felix the Cat for the design and creation of Sonic
12 The 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

13 Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman played on "With Me", the final boss theme for Sonic and the Black Knight
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