|#||Aired order||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original airdate||Prod. code|
|This pilot is more of a proof of concept than a complete episode. It outlines the basic premise and structure, introducing the planet Mobius and its "Freedom Fighter" Sonic the Hedgehog and his sidekick Tails, as well as Dr. Robotnik and his robots (voiced by Jim Cummings). Some of the ideas would be revisited in later episodes, and one animation in particular became part of the closing credits for each episode.
Sonic Says segment: Crossing the street
|1||23||"Super Special Sonic Search & Smash Squad"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||October 6, 1993||101|
|When Sonic and Tails are captured by Grounder and Scratch, Sonic tells the duo the story of how they first met, taking place in a flashback.
Sonic Says segment: Calling 911 (emergency services)
|2||9||"Subterranean Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Robert Askin||September 16, 1993||102|
|While escaping Scratch and Grounder in the Marble Zone, Sonic and Tails cross paths with a grumpy, self-centered mole named Spelunk, who does not take kindly to ANY intruders in his mines.
Sonic Says segment: Sharing
|3||8||"Lovesick Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||September 15, 1993||103|
|When Sonic saves a female hedgehog named Breezie from Scratch and Grounder, she sweet-talks Sonic into doing meaningless tasks around Mobius. Sonic is unaware that Breezie is actually one of Robotnik's robots, sent to distract him while he proceeds to destroy the underground wells of Mobius. On the flipside, Robotnik is unaware that Breezie is actually developing true feelings for Sonic.
Sonic Says segment: Sexual harassment
|4||17||"Slowwww Going"||Kent Butterworth||Jack Hanrahan & Eleanor Burian-Mohr||September 28, 1993||104|
|After trashing the home of a family of sloths, Robotnik returns to his hilltop fortress and introduces the Subatomic Slow-Go Beam Weapon, a Mobian Mega Crystal-powered weapon that drastically curtails the molecular motion of its target. Scratch and Grounder attempt to use it on Sonic... and succeeds. Now, Sonic is just another slo-mo, and it's up to Tails to get him back up to speed.
Sonic Says segment: Some people have something smart to offer
|5||11||"High Stakes Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Robert Askin||September 20, 1993||105|
|Sonic and Tails infiltrate Robotnik's new Casino Night Zone to stop his henchman Smiley from scamming the Mobians into becoming Robotnik's slaves.
Sonic Says segment: Dares
|6||42||"Sonic Breakout"||Kent Butterworth||Douglas Zip Purgason||November 2, 1993||110|
|Robotnik imprisons cartoonist Sketch Lampoon, who has made fun of him in his comic book.
Sonic Says segment: Graffiti
|7||20||"Trail of the Missing Tails"||Kent Butterworth||Bob Forward||October 1, 1993||109|
|Robotnik's insane cousin Doctor Warpnik captures Tails and lures Sonic into his Warp of Confusion as bait for Robotnik.
Sonic Says segment: Remembering your Phone Number
|8||33||"Close Encounter of the Sonic Kind"||Kent Butterworth||Douglas Zip Purgason||October 20, 1993||134|
|Sonic and Tails have to help fix a rocket ship for an alien prince who's late for his coronation.
Sonic Says segment: Sunburn
|9||16||"Momma Robotnik's Birthday"||Kent Butterworth||Francis Moss||September 27, 1993||107|
|Robotnik's obnoxious mother visits her son on her birthday and expects a present. After he fails to destroy a nearby forest as a present, however, she decides to capture Sonic as her own gift.
Sonic Says segment: Trees
|10||14||"Big Daddy"||Kent Butterworth||Jess Borgeson||September 23, 1993||106|
|After being exiled by Robotnik, Coconuts finds a lost baby gorilla who thinks he is his father. Coconuts attempts to use the gorilla to stop Sonic. The baby gorilla's father, meanwhile, is under the control of Robotnik, and Sonic has to save him.
Sonic Says segment: Telling parents where you're going
|11||55||"Sonic's Song"||Kent Butterworth||Kevin Donahue & Donald P. Zappala||November 19, 1993||112|
|In response to a popular song about Sonic, Robotnik creates a robot designed to destroy all the music on Mobius.
Sonic Says segment: Hearing
|12||3||"Birth of a Salesman"||Kent Butterworth||Steven J. Fisher, Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||September 8, 1993||111|
|Just as Robotnik frustratingly questions his ability to get rid of Sonic with such unreliable aid as Scratch and Grounder, an energetic salesman comes to Robotnik's doorstep introducing himself as Wes Weasley, a representative of the "Handy Dandy Super Villain Appliance Distributors Limited Company". Robotnik takes a liking to Weasley's brash, obnoxious, pushy, rude demeanor and odd attire, and immediately hires the salesman. However, he later regrets it when Wes's gadgets keep backfiring on his minions.
Sonic Says segment: False advertising
|13||1||"Best Hedgehog"||Kent Butterworth||Martha Moran||September 6, 1993||116|
|Sonic and Tails rescue Robotnik's first prisoner and work to reunite him with his lost girlfriend, whom Robotnik is also after.
Sonic Says segment: Reading
|14||15||"The Robotnik Express"||Kent Butterworth||Doug Booth||September 24, 1993||117|
|En route to stop a train of explosives from reaching Robotnik's munitions factory ("The Emporium of Devastation, Destruction, and Demolition"), Sonic and Tails get caught by Scratch and Grounder, only to quickly escape. However, when "Da Bears" Big Griz and Big Mike arrive and mistake the robots for their heroes, things start to get crazy throughout the train ride.
Sonic Says segment: Strangers
|15||22||"Too Tall Tails"||Kent Butterworth||Rowby Goren||October 5, 1993||115|
|After interrogating Professor Von Schlemmer into helping him assemble the "Humongo-Gizmo", Robotnik banishes Schlemmer to the Jungle of Doom, with plans to use the machine to become the undisputed master of Mobius. Meanwhile, Sonic and Tails discover Wienerville, the wienie capital of Mobius, which happens to be inhabited by anthropomorphic (and cannibalistic) wieners. Sonic and Tails are greeted by Mayor Knackwurst and treated to a number of Wienerville's delicacies. Elsewhere, Robotnik tests the Humongo-Gizmo on Grounder's belly button lint, only to have the machine malfunction and explode on them, leaving them charred and causing a tree to fall on them. and creating residue in the form of an orange cloud that travels to Wienerville and engulfs Tails, enlarging him and his appetite to kaijū proportions. Needless to say, Tails now threatens to eat Wienerville out of existence.
Sonic Says segment: Healthy diets
|16||2||"Tails' New Home"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||September 7, 1993||120|
|When Sonic decides to find Tails a suitable foster home to ensure his safety, Robotnik finds out and creates a robot fox family, who pose as Tails' long-lost parents.
Sonic Says segment: Running away from home
|17||6||"Over the Hill Hero"||Kent Butterworth||Francis Moss||September 13, 1993||118|
|After rescuing the out-of-shape Captain Rescue, Sonic grows tired of his incompetence, which leads to Robotnik tricking him into capturing the hedgehog.
Sonic Says segment: Wisdom of elders
|18||12||"Blank-Headed Eagle"||Kent Butterworth||Dennis O'Flaherty||September 21, 1993||113|
|Scratch suffers a blow to the head and believes that he is his favorite television character, Edgar Eagle. Sonic uses this to his advantage in preventing another of Robotnik's schemes.
Sonic Says segment: Wearing a seat belt
|19||44||"The Mystery of the Missing Hi-tops"||Kent Butterworth||Kevin Murphy & Ed Ferrara||November 4, 1993||114|
|During a fair in his honor, Sonic's shoes go missing and he has to resort to detective work to find them and solve the whodunit case.
Sonic Says segment: Stealing
|20||18||"So Long Sucker"||Kent Butterworth||Cydne Clark & Steve Granat||September 29, 1993||122|
|Tails adopts a pet from another dimension that grows larger when it gets angry.
Sonic Says segment: Pets
|21||32||"Sonic Gets Thrashed"||Kent Butterworth||Cydne Clark & Steve Granat||October 19, 1993||119|
|When Robotnik opens up a resort to make the resident Mobians his slaves, Sonic enlists the help of some robots from an area of Mobius called Scrap Valley.
Sonic Says segment: Rubbish
|22||5||"Pseudo Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Cliff Macgillivray||September 10, 1993||126|
|Robotnik creates a robot look-alike of Sonic with the intent of spoiling the hedgehog's image. He forces a lab rat named Laurence to pilot by threatening his parents.
Sonic Says segment: Poison ivy
|23||10||"Grounder the Genius"||Kent Butterworth||Doug Molitor||September 17, 1993||121|
|Grounder accidentally puts a "genius chip" in his head, and it makes him so smart that he easily captures Sonic and even takes over Robotnik's operations.
Sonic Says segment: Using your brain
|24||26||"Tails in Charge"||Kent Butterworth||Martha Moran||October 11, 1993||124|
|When Scratch and Grounder zap Sonic with Robotnik's new freeze ray, Tails has to keep him safe.
Sonic Says segment: Home safety
|25||56||"Sno Problem"||Kent Butterworth||Sandra Ryan||November 22, 1993||125|
|Robotnik introduces the "Ultra Freeze-O-Matic", announcing his plan to freeze every citizen on Mobius so that he can install "Servitude Chips" into the frozen citizens and make them unquestionably obedient. Sonic and Tails must foil the scheme.
Sonic Says segment: Bicycle safety check
|26||4||"Submerged Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Bob Forward||September 9, 1993||123|
|Robotnik is after the Power Gems from the city of Submerbia in the Labyrinth Zone. Sonic and Tails are enlisted by a local citizen to stop Robotnik.
Sonic Says segment: Shallow water
|27||13||"Boogey-Mania"||Kent Butterworth||Rowby Goren||22 September 1993||129|
|Robotnik reprograms a machine created by Von Schlemmer capable of turning dreams into reality and unleashes a Nightmare Monster upon Mobius.
Sonic Says segment: Sleep
|28||27||"Musta Been a Beautiful Baby"||Kent Butterworth||Gordon Bressack||October 12, 1993||130|
|Robotnik's attempt to turn Sonic into an old man with his newest device backfires, turning him and Tails into babies. Now stuck in a day-care, the infantile Sonic and Tails must try and keep Robotnik under control, while Scratch and Grounder attempt to get him back.
Sonic Says segment: Tumble dryers
|29||35||"Robotnik, Jr."||Kent Butterworth||Robert Askin||October 22, 1993||127|
|Robotnik constructs a robot son in order to help him with his conquest of Mobius.
Sonic Says segment: Peer pressure
|30||50||"Full Tilt Tails"||Kent Butterworth||Robert Askin||November 12, 1993||132|
|Robotnik makes chewing gum that makes the consumer as fast as Sonic. Robotnik gives it to Grounder, but he loses and Tails gets a hold of it.
Sonic Says segment: Smoking
|31||48||"MacHopper"||Kent Butterworth||Doug Booth||November 10, 1993||128|
|Robotnik attempts to brainwash MacHopper (a kangaroo who acts like Crocodile Dundee), into doing his dirty deeds, but an explosion causes his memory to become unstable.
Sonic Says segment: Currents and riptides
|32||21||"Momma Robotnik Returns"||Kent Butterworth||Francis Moss||October 4, 1993||136|
|Momma Robotnik visits her son, and after he fails once again, she disowns him and decides to adopt Sonic as her own son in order to capture him.
Sonic Says segment: Obeying the law
|33||47||"Spaceman Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||November 9, 1993||138|
|Robotnik send Scratch and Grounder into space to pillage the asteroid belt, with Sonic and Tails in pursuit. When the spaceship runs out of power, they are stranded at an abandoned space station, pursued by a residing alien.
Sonic Says segment: Common colds
|34||58||"Mad Mike, Da Bear Warrior"||Kent Butterworth||Doug Booth||November 24, 1993||131|
|Robotnik starves a village of rabbits into building a statue of himself. With help from Da Bears, Sonic and Updike, one of the villagers, manage to infiltrate the statue.
Sonic Says segment: Medicine
|35||30||"The Last Resort"||Kent Butterworth||Jess Borgeson||October 15, 1993||146|
|Sonic is forced into retirement when Robotnik seemingly announces he is giving up villainy. Sonic is given an all-expense-paid vacation to an island resort in gratitude. Of course, Robotnik's set up the whole thing as a trap for the hedgehog.
Sonic Says segment: Walking alone
|36||19||"Robotnik's Rival"||Kent Butterworth||Gordon Bressack||September 29, 1993||137|
|Robotnik and a rival named Quark Rex try to cooperate in capturing Sonic. However, Sonic tricks them into becoming enemies, and they try to outdo each other.
Sonic Says segment: Cheating
|37||36||"The Magic Hassle"||Kent Butterworth||Douglas Zip Purgason||October 25, 1993||135|
|Coconuts acquires a magic wand and magical gadgets from Wes Weasley (after agreeing to forward all payments to Robotnik), and attempts to master them while Robotnik trying to change the released Sonic banknotes into Robotnik money in the Mobius Mint.
Sonic Says segment: Money
|38||28||"Sonic the Matchmaker"||Kent Butterworth||Robert Askin||October 13, 1993||139|
|Robotnik captures Breezie and Robotnik Jr. (who has fallen for the former) in order to find out why they betrayed him so he can build the perfect robot wife.
Sonic Says segment: Playground safety
|39||34||"Tails Prevails"||Kent Butterworth||Bob Forward||October 21, 1993||133|
|It's Sonic's Birthday and Tails builds Sonic an interesting gift. Realizing Tails' potential with mechanics, Sonic asks Professor Von Shlemmer to make Tails his research assistant, but then Robotnik captures and impersonates him to get Tails to build his latest anti-Sonic weapon.
Sonic Says segment: Boredom
|40||25||"Zoobotnik"||Kent Butterworth||Rowby Goren||October 8, 1993||144|
|An intergalactic huntress captures various citizens of Mobius and falls in love with Robotnik during her visit.
Sonic Says segment: Wildlife
|41||29||"Attack on the Pinball Fortress"||Kent Butterworth||Bob Forward||October 14, 1993||145|
|Robotnik has unleashed his "Stupidity Ray" on Mobius, knowing that the newly-stupifyed Mobians will be too braindead to stop him. As Sonic and Tails make their way to Robotnik's new lair, the Pinball Fortress, they find themselves competing with Wes Weasely and Sergeant Doberman, both of whom want to capture the Stupidity Ray for their own purposes.
Sonic Says segment: Stupidity
|42||45||"Mass Transit Trouble"||Kent Butterworth||Kevin Murphy & Ed Ferrara||November 8, 1993||140|
|Robotnik plants bombs at three of Mobius' centers of transport (an airport, a lighthouse and a railway station), threatening to cause chaos unless Sonic can effectively be in three places at once.
Sonic Says segment: Bicycle safety rules
|43||31||"Coachnik"||Kent Butterworth||Doug Molitor||October 18, 1993||142|
|Robotnik constructs a pushy P.T. (physical training) robot in an attempt to increase Scratch and Grounder's fitness.
Sonic Says segment: Warming up
|44||41||"Untouchable Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Dennis O'Flaherty||November 1, 1993||143|
|Sonic comes to the rescue of a town as it is held to ransom by Robotnik's crime syndicate.
Sonic Says segment: Gangs
|45||45||"Super Robotnik"||Kent Butterworth||Rowby Goren||November 5, 1993||152|
|Coconuts accidentally mixes a chemical that gives Robotnik super powers, and the mad doctor quickly uses them to threaten Mobius's world leaders and publicly humiliate Sonic. However, Robotnik isn't completely invincible, and Sonic must find a way to exploit the weak chink in Robotnik's newfound powers in an Olympics-style gladiator match.
Sonic Says segment: Chemicals
|46||7||"Robolympics"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||September 14, 1993||108|
|An asteroid is heading for Turtle Town and Robotnik offers to save it, but only if Sonic agrees to play in the Robolympics against him and his robots.
Sonic Says segment: Being active
|47||24||"Magnificent Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||October 7, 1993||141|
|Sonic becomes the sheriff of Tranquil Gulch, in hopes of cleaning out Robotnik's robots from harassing the locals.
Sonic Says segment: Gun safety
|48||37||"Black Bot the Pirate"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||October 26, 1993||148|
|Robotnik goes time-traveling to find four Chaos Emeralds that could make him all-powerful. His first stop is the time of Blackbeard the Pirate, where he enlists the pirate's help (after robo-transmogrifying him, that is) to find the Emerald of Invisibility. However, with help from a local scientist, Sonic and Tails go after him.
Sonic Says segment: Caution with sharp objects
|49||38||"Hedgehog of the "Hound" Table"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||October 27, 1993||149|
|Robotnik's next stop is the time of King Arfur and the Knights of the Round Table to get the Emerald of Invincibility. Sonic and Tails follow him, but Robotnik, with the unwilling help of local wizard Merlynx, obtains the Emerald, and takes over the kingdom.
Sonic Says segment: Swimming alone
|50||39||"Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||October 28, 1993||150|
|Robotnik is erasing Sonic's family tree in order to get the Chaos Emerald of Immortality. Sonic and Tails go after him, prevent Robotnik from interfering with his ancestors' meeting, and then race to the crypt of Robotnik's ancestor Robotnikhotep, where the Emerald is kept.
Sonic Says segment: Skateboard safety
|51||40||"Prehistoric Sonic"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||October 29, 1993||151|
|Despite the intervention of Sonic and Tails, Robotnik obtains the Chaos Emerald of life in prehistory and the other emeralds and becomes the Supreme High Robotnik.
Sonic Says segment: Electrical appliance safety
|52||49||"Baby-Sitter Jitters"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||November 11, 1993||147|
|Sonic and Tails babysit a trio of baby beavers who are at least as much trouble as Robotnik and get themselves kidnapped at least as often as Tails.
Sonic Says segment: Babysitting
|53||54||"Honey, I Shrunk the Hedgehog"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||November 18, 1993||153|
|Sonic, Tails, and a group of miners are hit by Robotnik's shrink ray and must work together to undo the effects.
Sonic Says segment: Recycling
|54||59||"Robotnikland"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||November 25, 1993||154|
|Robotnik takes control of the local amusement park on Sonic's birthday.
Sonic Says segment: Cooking
|55||53||"The Mobius 5000"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||November 17, 1993||155|
|Sonic and Tails enter a car race in order to save an orphanage Robotnik's threatening to shut down.
Sonic Says segment: Car safety
|56||60||"The Little Merhog"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||November 26, 1993||156|
|Sonic and Tails help a mermaid hedgehog save her underwater city from the wrath of Captain John Paul Memo.
Sonic Says segment: Matches
|57||52||"Road Hog"||Kent Butterworth||Jeffrey Scott||November 16, 1993||157|
|Sonic and Tails get sentenced to hard labor for speeding as a result of Robotnik having hypnotized the law through pollen.
Sonic Says segment: Calling for help
|58||64||"The Robots' Robot"||Kent Butterworth||Jess Borgeson||December 2, 1993||159|
|Scratch and Grounder build a robot of their own who soon runs away and ends up befriending Sonic.
Sonic Says segment: Fire
|59||63||"Tails' Tale"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||December 1, 1993||160|
|When Sonic mysteriously vanishes, Tails, Professor Von Schlemmer, and a pilot named William Le Due search for him in the Pyramid of Kommamachs.
Sonic Says segment: Computers
|60||65||"Hero of the Year"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||December 3, 1993||165|
|Wes Weasley pretends to host a roast (actually a clip show) to Sonic that Robotnik is using to trap him.
Sonic Says segment: Alcohol
|61||62||"Fast and Easy"||Kent Butterworth||Bruce Shelly & Reed Shelly||November 30, 1993||161|
|A pickpocket named Easy Eddie picks at Robotnik's Chaos Emerald ring, much to his anger. Sonic must keep Easy Eddie hidden so that he can discard the ring.
Sonic Says segment: Breakfast
|62||51||"Lifestyles of the Sick and Twisted"||Kent Butterworth||Kevin O'Donnell||November 15, 1993||158|
|When Throbbin Screech picks Sonic for his program instead of him, Robotnik kidnaps his niece in order to be featured on the show.
Sonic Says segment: Vandalism
|63||57||"Sonic is Running"||Kent Butterworth||Doug Molitor||November 23, 1993||162|
|When Momma Robotnik threatens her son into campaigning for the Mobius presidency, Sonic decides to run against him.
Sonic Says segment: Tooth pain
|64||61||"Robo-Ninjas"||Kent Butterworth||Francis Moss||November 29, 1993||163|
|Robotnik captures a master of martial arts in order to turn Scratch and Grounder into better fighters which then creates Robo-Ninjas to stop Sonic.
Sonic Says segment: Road safety
|65||43||"Sonically Ever After"||Kent Butterworth||Gordon Bressack||November 3, 1993||164|
|Scratch and Grounder use a ray gun Robotnik invented to transport Sonic, Tails and Robotnik into a book of fairy tales. But when some of the fairy tales come to life under Robotnik's control, Sonic and Tails have to try and give them happy endings to stop Robotnik.
Sonic Says segment: Library
|#||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original airdate||Prod. code|
|N/A||"Sonic Christmas Blast"||Blair Peters||Reed Shelly and Bruce Shelly||December 24, 1996||S01|
|Robotnik disguises himself as Santa Claus in order to force him into retirement and con the children out of presents during Christmas. During a visit to Robotropolis, Sonic and Tails rescue the real Santa Claus, who presents Sonic with a speed run test due to a ring Sally Acorn gave him as a gift serving as a key.|
|Sonic in other media|
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