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This character exists primarily or exclusively within the Sonic Boom continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.
You may be looking for Wolfie.

Quotation1 What do you know about character? You have been doing the same shtick for twenty years! Quotation2
Comedy Chimp, "Late Night Wars"

Wolf Sidekick[3] is a character that appears in the Sonic Boom television series. He is an anthropomorphic wolf who works as the cohost of the Comedy Chimp Show and the sidekick to Comedy Chimp. He is also a very famous figure in the sidekick community.[2][4]

Appearance

Wolf is a humanoid wolf about a head shorter than Comedy Chimp, with sharp ears, green eyes and a large muzzle. He has mostly carnelian fur with ivory fur on his stomach, muzzle, and inner ears. He also has short cheek tuffs, three bangs of hair on his forehead, a brown snout, and a fluffy tail with an ivory tip. His attire consists of a light blue jacket with thin dark stripes, white shocks, and long black shoes with white tips.

In the Archie Comics, Wolf Sidekick has yellow fur, a peach muzzle and inner ears, blue eyes, and a purple jacket.[5]

History

TV series

Past

Wolf has worked at least twenty years in the showbiz, although he never changed his material over the years.[2] He would eventually join Comedy Chimp as his sidekick and cohost on the Comedy Chimp Show.

Season one

Wolf would do a number of shows together with Comedy Chimp, including the latter's "New Years Eve Rockin' Bananaganza."[6][7] As Wolf joined Comedy Chimp for a fan signing, the latter began noticing that he was past his prime. Wolf thus offered to fill in for Comedy Chimp while he got his cosmetic surgery to ensure no one could would steal his job. Instead, Knuckles was chosen, whom Wolf tutored and later committed to as the echidna was given Comedy Chimp's job. Once Knuckles quit, Wolf tried filling in as the show's host which ended disastrously as Comedy Chimp resumed his post.[2]

Eventually, Wolf was given his own "Wolf Sidekick Special" episode, where he put on a mediocre show that nonetheless pleased the sidekick viewers.[8]

Season two

When Hedgehog Village got overrun by malware-infected robots, Wolf resorted to cowering in fear at first, but was soon inspired by Knuckles to help Team Sonic and the villagers fight the robots. Ultimately, the Village prevailed when the robots withdrew.[9]

Personality

Wolf is very positive and obsequious. He gives off the impression that he is very loyal, and he often throws positive complements at those more important than him. In truth, his compliments are not much else than superficial, and all that really matters to him is a person's position; for instance, he casually abandoned Comedy Chimp after Knuckles replaced him as his boss despite having supported Comedy Chimp several times before.[2] Nonetheless, Wolf is considered an ideal spokesperson and role model for sidekicks. The best of sidekicks consider him very relatable in this area.[8]

Despite working in the showbiz, Wolf is noted to be a talentless hack, having used the same shtick for two decades, including cliché one-liners. Despite this, he will gladly take on a more active role on the Comedy Chimp Show whenever possible, having tried to fill out the host position multiple times.[2]

Trivia

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Wolf Sidekick in Sonic Boom #5.

References

  1. Bill Freiberger on Twitter. Twitter (12 November 2016). Retrieved on 14 November 2016. “Bill Freiberger: @WallyWingert is the voice of Wolf Sidekick.”
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Harrison, Reid (5 September 2015). "Late Night Wars". Sonic Boom. Season 1. Episode 42. Cartoon Network.
  3. Bill Freiberger on Twitter. Twitter (5 September 2015). Retrieved on 6 September 2015. “Bill Freiberger: Comedy Chimp's cohost is named Wolf Sidekick. Comedy Chimp sometimes calls him Wolfie for short, but that's not his name.”
  4. 4.0 4.1 Saisselin, Peter (29 April 2017). "Do Not Disturb". Sonic Boom. Season 2. Episode 77. Boomerang.
  5. Sonic Boom #5, "Off Panel"
  6. Lieblich, Doug (8 November 2014). "Can an Evil Genius Crash on Your Couch for a Few Days?". Sonic Boom. Season 1. Episode 2. Cartoon Network.
  7. Harrison, Reid (14 March 2015). "Don't Judge Me". Sonic Boom. Season 1. Episode 17. Cartoon Network.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Harrison, Reid (31 October 2015). "Cabin Fever". Sonic Boom. Season 1. Episode 50. Cartoon Network.
  9. Denton, Alan; Hahn, Greg; Freiberger, Bill (20 May 2017). "Robots From The Sky Part 3". Sonic Boom. Season 2. Episode 80. Boomerang.
  10. Denton, Alan; Hahn, Greg; Freiberger, Bill (13 May 2017). "Robots From The Sky Part 2". Sonic Boom. Season 2. Episode 79. Boomerang.