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This is a set of general guidelines to follow when creating and editing mainspace articles concerning a Script or Transcript related to the Sonic the Hedgehog series franchise. Although this is an official guide, editors are encouraged to stray from them if it will improve the overall quality of the article.

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  • Yellow boxes are general guidelines meant to pertain to the main text on the page.
  • Green boxes are guidelines for headers.
  • Red boxes are guidelines for anything else.

Some Transcripts belonging to certain media (eg. TV Shows, stage levels) may have corresponding episodes or levels coming before or after it. The "Episode order" or "Stage order" template is to be placed here to allow quick navigation between and from corresponding episode transcripts. Transcript of the previous stage or episode are are to be placed on the left, whilst upcoming stage or episodes on the right.
This is transcript section. The purpose of this section is to list every exact words emitted by characters including actions. Notes of changes in scenes must also be included here. Each character names are to be highlighted in bold. Each character and locations are to be linked to their respective main page articles within the Wikia. Quotations for every line is not required unless it is "quote-on-quoted" by the characters themselves. Notes of how a particular scene is introduced must also be noted. Examples include how a camera is panned into the scene, or if the scene is quick-cut or fade into the next.

A brief example for a TV episode is provided below:

Do not put images in scripts or transcripts. Add images to the main article or gallery subpage.

[Scene Change: Tails' House.]

[The camera is on a picture of Sonic and Tails fishing, with Sonic holding up a large fish. The camera then pans to a picture of Sonic and Tails playing a video game together. Cut to Tails, who is laying on the couch, bandaged up. He opens his eyes, then sits up.]
Tails: Sonic?
Sonic: Hey, buddy! How ya feelin'?
Tails: I'm great! Ready to get back in action.
Sonic: Yeah, uh... about that, um... I've got some great news! You, my friend, are taking early retirement!
Tails: "Early retirement"?
Sonic: Yeah, you're gonna be able to play lots of golf and spend time with the grandkids!
Tails: I don't have grandkids!
Sonic: Well, now's your chance to get some! Trust me, it's for the best. [hugs Tails] I'll see ya around, pal. [Runs off]
Tails: ...Wait, what just happpened?
Sonic: [re-enters the door] I fired you. [leaves again]
Tails: Okay, just checking.