* The part in the opening where Sonic saves Tails and Old Man [[strike: Owl]] Hoot from crash n' burning.
* The entire debut of Metal Sonic, from Robotnik's gloating to the chrome copy dashing in front of his creator to shield him from Sonic's attack and stopping him in his tracks, to blasting off with such force that the doctor and his robots are blown back, and finally beating Sonic himself.
* Sonic and Metal's final showdown, featuring the two battling it out across a frozen wasteland at high speed.

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