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"Dude, I’m on fire tonight! I hope this gets into Sonic Adventure 3."

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    Episode 1 - "Fuzz Fight!! Sonic 3 & No One" 

  • The episode title itself is a parody of Japanese Sonic X episode title "Fierce Fight! Sonic Baseball Team" with the double exclamation points of other titles like "Clash!! Sonic vs Knuckles", and of course Sonic 3 & Knuckles.
  • Big dies from his fishing meter going into a red, as in Sonic Adventure.
  • Tails loudly announces that he is the Sky Patrol.
  • Sonic makes the lightspeed dash noises from Adventure when he goes into pinball mode.
  • Sonic takes a shot at Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball.
  • Knuckles makes the same vocalizations when punching the rock as he does in Sonic Heroes
  • Eggman's base lock-down is accompanied by the announcer from Sonic Adventure 2's level Iron Gate.
  • Simply holding a chaos emerald in view of the camera makes it emit the chaos emerald acquisition jingle from Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
  • Sonic quotes Sonic Adventure's famous "Hey, look. A giant talking egg!", though Eggman shoots back with "Hey, look. A coked-up speed demon!"
  • Decco and Bocco have become Jesse and James from Pokémon, and do a parody of the Team Rocket Motto.
  • Knuckles is giving elocution lessons to Marine of Sonic Rush, for her over-the-top Australian accent.
  • Chaos Control and the empty void Sonic finds himself afterward in are accompanied by music from the infamous Mind Screw ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  • Sonic quotes Adventure again with "Hey hey hey!" and "See ya later, Tails", literally using the original audio clips of voice actor Ryan Drummond. Sonic later emits a Drummond "Woah!", too.
  • The Police Chief announces over the radio that Sonic is "runnin' down the part of Speed Highway that cars can actually drive on!" Speedy Highway is a stage from Adventure featuring ridiculous roads even going into loop-de-loops.
  • Sonic sings Radar Love. Poorly.
  • "Hey, checkered grass!" Sonic notices, remembering Green Hill Zone.
  • After meeting Sonic Chris references Sonic X, a show that cannot logically exist in this universe.
  • Over the credits, Sonic watches an infamously awful-looking Pakistani commercial for a Sonic Heroes Happy Meal.
  • The fake Episode 2 title "It's a Dead Dead Dead Dead Cosmo" is a reference to the film It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

    Episode 2 - "Find the Lost Cream" 

  • The title is a reference to the "Find the Lost Chao" missions from Sonic Adventure 2.
  • Sonic can't believe Chris just spent forty-five minutes telling the suicide hotline about his Super Mario Maker levels.
  • Picking up and eating a piece of catfood causes Sonic to emit the sounds of a chao from Sonic Adventure 2 grabbing and preparing to eat a fruit.
  • An interviewed man mistakes Sonic for the Blue Man Group.
  • As Sonic goes off to save Cream, he announces "I'm REAAADYYYYY!" and runs off going "I'm ready! I'm ready! I'm ready! I'm ready! I'm ready! I'm ready! I'm ready!" a la SpongeBob SquarePants.
  • As Sonic dodges cameras, we get music and the trademark Split Screen visuals of 24.
  • Ken Penders is a scientist at the base, and when the retinal scanner says "Welcome, Dr. Penders" he accuses it of trying to steal his name. See Genius Bonus on the main page.
  • Upon hearing Sonic and Fraiche after Cream is broken out, the scientists all turn around and, mouths all open, emit the scream from Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978).
  • Chris asks Sonic "Do you remember the Shuffle? Big scramble on the board! Better than UNO!"
  • Cream asks "Uh, Sonic? Which button boosts?" is a reference to the Modern Sonic gameplay. Sonic's responds "Oh, no, you're not bastardizing yourself too!"
  • Tails refers to Sonic as a "16-bitch pinball" with "bastard processing", a reference to the "Blast Processing" Sega Genesis adverts.

    Episode 3 - "Occupy Branson" 
  • The title itself is a reference to the various Occupy movements of the past few years, though Robotnik is a literal occupying force.
  • Robotnik's slot machine features the BAR graphic from Casino Night Zone of Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
  • Both scenes of Amy and Knuckles in the sewer feature sewer-related music, with Dilapidated Way from Sonic Adventure and Toxic Caves from Sonic Spinball.
  • The infamous Burn-Bot routine from the pilot episode of Sonic Boom is referenced and then quickly subverted. Word of God is that this was a Take That! at the routine's excessive length with no real punchline.
  • Cream quite fittingly calls Tails "Biggles". One for the UK fans.
  • A police officer requests Eggman's autograph because he "practically made Sonic in Sydney", an obscure Australian Sonic musical. It has to be heard to be believed.
  • Tails yells "SKAH PATROL!" as he dive-bombs Eggman. Given Sky Patrol is one of his only two solo games, we can probably expect him to keep bringing it up.
  • Tails refers to the Tornado 2's transformed mode as "No Landing Gear Mode", in reference to the famous scene from Sonic Adventure.
  • "It's my turn now!" announces Amy, just as she does when you select her in Sonic Adventure 2.
  • "Amy SMASH!"
  • Sonic sings some David Bowie for us as he saves the day.
  • Eggman insists that Sonic is "worse than people who say 'LEGOs'!"
  • Sonic was immune to missiles because he popped an invincibility monitor. Why was there no visual indication of this? Because he ate the stars, which he then belches up.
  • In another game mechanic joke, Knuckles had a bubble shield before the episode started but it got popped by a sewer crocodile. Thus, he's way more afraid of bullets now.

    Episode 4 - "Grand Theft OH NO" 

  • The title itself is a pun on Grand Theft Auto.
  • Chris' room is filled with old video game consoles, including multiple Atari Jaguars. Scotty refers to them as "garbage."
  • Chris wants to eat at "Diary Queen."
  • Knuckles (actually Tails) refers to the Ozark Shindig Festival.
  • Sonic spots an Applebee's from atop a tall tree, and goes off on a tangent about how they used to be called Apple Beatrice's.
  • Sonic mimics the opening notes of the Japanese Sonic X theme, Sonic Drive.
  • Eggman tells his robot to "invert controls! Backdoor code: The Beast!" in a reference to [[Rebuild of Evangelion Evangelion 2.22: You Can (Not) Advance."
  • The original scoring in the last few minutes of the episode includes melody from "Believe in Myself" (Sonic Adventure), Windy Valley (Adventure again), and the ending theme of Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
  • Tails gets quickstep bonuses during his fight against the robot, a feature of the Boost-era games.
  • As he's defeated, Eggman yells his AoStH catchphrase "I hate that hedgehooooooooog!" before quickly adding: "And that fox in the echidna's body!"
  • Tails tries to impress the others by bragging that he once donated to PBS, but he can't prove it because he threw away the tote bag.

    Episode 5 - "Way Past School" 

  • We have an actual Cutaway Gag to Neon Genesis Evangelion, where Rei has been horribly injured by Tails pushing her down the stairs.
  • Sonic social media coordinator Aaron Webber is Chris' dad.
  • Big the Cat, having died in Episode 1, returns as some sort of godlike being made more powerful by each mention of his name.
  • Chris' mom is Violet Johansson, Scarlet's mediocre sister known mainly for doing a line of Dramamine commercials featuring lyrics from Tommy Roe's "I'm So Dizzy."
  • Eggman's trading cards are from the Sonic X Trading Card game.
  • The Robo Teacher himself is an impression of David Hyde-Pierce, Niles Crane of Frasier fame.
  • The cop has a Dave's Double with extra cheese, having clearly gone to Wendy's.
  • Danny is apparently a member of The Jackson Five, only contributing further to the ambiguity of when the series takes place.
  • Chris decides to become an objectivist after reading Ayn Rand's tome Atlas Shrugged. Eggman considers this to have "broken his brain."
  • Another fast food reference, where Sonic complains about having been banned from Denny's for selling his own knock-off Denny's meals outside the restaurant. Boy, Xonic really loves its fast food jokes.
  • Eggman offers Sonic a sticker featuring a bikini-clad Robotnik from AoStH.
  • Sonic refers to Station Square, implying it is a part of Branson.
  • Aaron Webber announces "And now the stars of 4Kids TV will sing the national anthem," referencing an infamous promo aired on the Fox Box many years ago. A moment later he speaks of Team Sonic Racing, although he misidentifies it as Sonic Team Racing. Whether or not this was deliberate is open for debate.

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