1. He would give Sonic more of a backstory of to who he is and his purpose in life by giving him a foster father and explain how he became from a simple towns boy into a legendary warrior and hero he is today

2. He would serve as a great constrast to Sonic's other sidekick Tails the fox who is a computer smart wiz and very mature for his age and great at making invention's while Alex the anchiornis is more into simply reading simple books and is somwhat of a manchild and is a house husband

3. Dinosaurs are just plain awesome

4. he would be voiced by tom kenny

5. he is a very lovable and fun personality as well