Memes: Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog shows the world the real super power of Memetic Mutation!

  • The Tails Doll from Sonic R is a Demonic Dummy that will eat your soul. Can you feel the sunshine?
    • Heck, all of the songs from Sonic R are memetic to some extent, thanks to the eurobeat soundtrack.
  • Offbeat lines:
    • Sonic Spinball: WORM BAGGED Explanation 
      • CLUCK ALERT! Explanation 
    • Mr. Needlemouse Explanation 
    • HUEHEUHUEHEUHUEHUE Explanation 
  • The notorious drowning mus5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 (drown)
  • Eggman is the fastest thing alive! Explanation 

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • The infamous spike pit Explanation 

Sonic 3 And Knuckles
  • 3, 2, 1, FAULTExplanation 
    • This may have become a minor Ascended Meme in Sonic Riders, where you are prevented from crossing the starting line by an electric barrier. Do so before the countdown finishes and you'll be zapped by the barrier. Incidentally, this mechanic is actually taunting you — you're allowed to cross the line the very instant the barrier disperses, so the game challenges you to play chicken with it.
  • Robotnik's diabolical traps Explanation 
  • Knuckles' chuckle Explanation 
  • The Barrel of DoomExplanation 
  • Everything & Knuckles Explanation 

Sonic Adventure 1 & 2

Sonic Heroes
  • LOOK AT ALL OF THOSE EGGMAN'S ROBOTS!Explanation 
  • "Let's show that creep the REAL SUPER POWER OF TEAM WORK!"Explanation 
  • SHIII!! RAUUGH! AGGHH!!Explanation 
  • "Take this! Take this! Take this! Take this! CHARGE!!!!"Explanation 
  • Because we're Sonic Heroes!Explanation 

Shadow the Hedgehog
  • "FIND THE COMPUTER ROOM!"Explanation 
  • "Where's that DAMN fourth Chaos Emerald?"Explanation 
  • "THIS is who I am!"Explanation 
  • "You know what they say, the more the merrier!"Explanation 
  • Ow the edgeExplanation 
    • Now in an edgy Wikipedia flavor

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)
  • "Yes, but that alone..." (dramatic finger point) "... is insufficient." Explanation 
  • HOW 'BOUT THIS? IT'S NO USE! TAKE THIS! Explanation 
  • Darn, we're not going to make it! Let's speed up! Explanation 
  • That tornado is carrying a car! Explanation 
  • DON'T TOUCH IT Explanation 
  • Let's get moving!! Explanation 
  • I AM HERE TO SAAAAAVE THE FUTURE!!!!! Explanation 
  • The game's rushed quality is a meme in and of itself.
  • NOW LOADING...explanation 

Sonic Colors
  • BBBE Explanation 
  • Baldy McNosehair Explanation 
  • "No copyright law in the universe is going to stop me!" Explanation 
  • Good! Great! Awesome! Outstanding! Amazing! Explanation 

Sonic Generations
  • THAT LOOKS LIKE A HOMING SHOT! Explanation 
    • BE CAREFUL, SONIC! Explanation 
  • Rooftree! Explanation 
  • X? Is that really you, or are you just an impostor? The only way I can find out is by THROWING Y AT YOU. Explanation 
  • DAT VIOLIN! Explanation 
  • Time for a change of pace! Explanation 
  • "Enjoy your future, it's going to be great!" Explanation 
  • "You got this, Sonic!" Explanation 
  • "That tornado is carrying the goalpost!"Explanation 

Sonic the Hedgehog 4
  • The music is dying cats.Explanation 
  • Pikachu in a sombrero.Explanation 
  • Castlevania Zone Explanation 
  • WHITE CASTLE! SYLVANIA PARK! Explanation 
  • "This is truly Sonic 4 as you imagined it!" -Ken Balough Explanation 
    • Ken's Tails beard.Explanation 
  • The physics.Explanation 
    • Standing on the side of a platform.Explanation 

Sonic Lost World
  • "I'VE BEEN DREAMING ABOUT POUNDING HIS SORRY BLUE BUTT!" Explanation 
  • ALL HAIL THE MAGIC CONCH! Explanation 
  • "I long for death's cold embrace." Explanation 
  • "HARDCORE PARKOUR!"Explanation 
  • Sonic/Jurassic Park crossovers.Explanation 
  • Sexy Tails.Explanation 

Sonic Boom
  • Welcome to Sonic '14!Explanation 
    • Alternatively, the game can be described as "Sonic '06 2", for the same reasons above.
    • "I Forgot How to Even"Explanation 
  • HBRLRLRLRLExplanation 
  • "BOUNCE PADS!"Explanation 
  • Sonic Boom cured autism for ten seconds. Explanation 
  • The noticeably more buff iteration of Knuckles quickly became memetic.
    • In a similar fashion, the excessive amounts of sports tape on all the redesigns became a joke after their reveal, leading people to apply the principles to other video game characters.
  • "SONIC'S ARMS ARE NOT FRIGGIN' BLUE!"/Macing GameStop employeesExplanation 

Other/Real Life
  • BLAST PROCESSINGExplanation 
  • Sonic is the fastest thing alive... in bed.
  • "CHECK OUT THE CONSLES! WOOOAAAAHH!"Explanation 
  • Dumb Running Sonic. Explanation 
  • I told Knuckles that Eggman was good, Sonic was evil, and The Other Wiki was as authoritative as a peer-reviewed scientific journal. He believed all of it. Explanation 
  • You're too slow!
  • "GOTTA GO FAST", a phrase associated with two different memes: an infamous piece of Sonic fanart, and the North American opening from Sonic X. It also managed to get associated with Tribes due to the gameplay style of the latest installment revolving around speed.
    • Now also associated with Mario Kart 8 due to both having an amiibo suit based on Sonic and having a new super fast 200cc mode.
  • SANIC HEGEHOG. Often paired with "GOTTA GO FAST".
  • Shadow's angry faceExplanation 
  • I AM GOD!
  • OW THE EDGE Explanation 
  • Dankey Kang. Explanation 
  • Coldsteel the Hedgeheg: "Pssh... nothing personnel... kid..." Explanation 
  • The Sonic Cycle note 
  • QUALITY BIOWARE SOUNDTRACK Explanation 
  • @sonic_hedgehog Explanation 

TV Shows (Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog has its own page)