Memes / Sonic the Hedgehog

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

  • 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 
    • Too black. Too strong. Explanation 
    • TELEPORTATION YEAH! explanation 
  • The notorious drowning mus5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 (drown)Explanation 
  • Eggman is the fastest thing alive! Explanation 
  • Tails can't dienote 
  • The fanart of the series is a meme in of itself, to it's huge amounts of "original characters' to bizarre permutations of Rule 34.
    • "Your name" The HedgehogExplanation 

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • The infamous spike pit Explanation 
  • NOT ENOUGH RINGS Explanation 
  • After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, comparisons to Oil Ocean Zone have been a recurring joke.

Sonic 3 & Knuckles
  • 3, 2, 1, GO! 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 
  • Knuckles is an idiot. Explanation 
  • The Barrel of DoomExplanation 
  • Everything & Knuckles Explanation 
    • What do you mean I can't play [incompatible game] & Knuckles (and other variations thereof)?Explanation .

Sonic Adventure 1 & 2
  • Big The Cat is Duke Nukem. Explanation 
  • "That's Eggman! I wonder what happened to Sonic?" explanation 
  • ↑ & ↓ & ↻ Explanation 
  • Oh no Explanation 
  • "We all did it together!"
  • Hi, I'm Omochao! I'm here to help you!Explanation 
  • Yosh Yosh Yosh Yosh Explanation 
  • I'm the coolest! Explanation 
  • You're not even good enough to be my f-I'LL MAKE YOU EAT THOSE WORDS! Explanation 
  • Knuckles' theme "Unknown From M.E." has created some memetic lines (probably due to how cheesy it is):
    • Unlike Sonic, I don't chuckle. note 
    • I get it on by myself!
    • Knock knock, IT'S KNUCKLES.
    • Here I come, Rougher than Knuckles / The best of them, Tougher than Knuckles / You can call me Knuckles! / Unlike Knuckles, I don't chuckle. I'd rather flex my Knuckles! Explanation 
  • R.I.P. Larry, a ghost got him Explantion 
  • Aw yeah! This is happening! Explanation 
  • Watch out! You're gonna crash! Ahh! Explanation 

Sonic Heroes
  • CHAOS CONTROL! 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 

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
    • 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 
  • "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
  • 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 
  • "I've been looking for you, Baldy McNosehair!" Explanation 
  • Sonic Lost X.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 
  • 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 

Sonic Forces
  • Sonic Forces (people to X)
  • The Custom Character Trailer reveal has resulted in the fandom cracking jokes about creating Coldsteel the Hedgehog (or Lord Donut Steel or even Sonichu) in the game.
  • Shadow is not the edgiest anymore. Explanation 

Other/Real Life
  • BLAST PROCESSINGExplanation 
  • Sonic is the fastest thing alive... in bed.
  • 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.
    • It's Ramadan, gotta go fast!Explanation 
    • Becomes an Ascended Meme in the English-language localization of Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX (which was also developed and published by Sega), which uses this meme as part of the description for the Sonic figurine. It's also the title of an event match in Super Smash Bros Wii U, but only in the European version.
  • 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 
  • Thomas was EVERYWHERE. Explanation 
  • BZZZZZZZZZZZ Explanation 
    • Buzzbomber was in charge of the stream. Explanation 
    • We are happy to announce-Explanation 
    • Totino's presents Sonic's 25th Anniversary Event Explanation 
    • "What's that-[cue audio crackling] That's the sound of 25 years of Sonic!"
  • Alone on a Friday night? God, you're pathetic. Explanation 
  • Sonic ice cream barsExplanation 
  • Sonic was Never GoodExplanation 
  • Obama chuckled. "You mean the Chaos Emeralds?" Explanation 
  • Silver the Weedhog. Explanation 

Social Media
  • @sonic_hedgehog Explanation 
    • Similarly, the Facebook page is basically nothing but memes and game updates. Mostly memes.
  • Your new national anthem... Explanation 

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