| Sonic Universe #23|
Treasure Team Tango - Part 3 of 4
"Treasure Team Tango," Part Three: The race for the Sol Emerald continues, and things are getting heated! Can Team Rose and Team Dark settle down long enough to track down a thieving trio of hooligans? And when a surprise fourth team joins the fray, will it make things better - or worse?!
Bean: What are you so focused on anyway!?
Nack: Trying to get away from them!
The untold story of Team Hooligan is depicted. Nack, Bean and Bark are on Nack's bike when they run out of fuel. Bark whispers a plan into Nack's ear. Nack ties Bean to the bike and holds a shiny object in front of Bean with a fishing rod, allowing them to advance onwards.
- Amy Rose
- Cream the Rabbit
- Shadow the Hedgehog
- Rouge the Bat
- Blaze the Cat
- Jet the Hawk
- Wave the Swallow
- Storm the Albatross
- Nack the Weasel
- Bean the Dynamite
- Bark the Polarbear
- E-123 Omega
- Sonic the Hedgehog (mentioned)
- "Bad to the Bunny" is a reference to the 1982 song Bad to the Bone by George Thorogood and the Destroyers. Specifically, it is a reference to the film Terminator 2: Judgement Day, where Arnold Schwarzenegger's character steals and rides a motorcycle with Bad to the Bone playing in the background.
- The motorcycle Cream is riding appears to be Shadow's Dark Rider from Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing. Shadow also rode G.U.N. motorcycles in Shadow the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) which bear similarities in design to the Dark Rider.
- Bean's dazed dialogue to Nack on page 14, "Excuse me, monstrosity. Do you have the times?", is a reference to Homestar Runner's line from Strong Bad Email #119.