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The chili dog is an object that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog television series. It is a food product consumed on Mobius, and is perhaps best known as Sonic the Hedgehog's favorite food.

Description

As the name suggests, the chili dog is a generic name for a hot dog served in a bun and topped with some sort of meat sauce with chopped onions and a substance known as chili.[1]

History

TV series

Past

A chili dog booth in Mobotropolis.

Chili dogs were once a popular dish served in Mobotropolis. Sonic in particular visited a certain chili dog booth many times when he was a child.[2] After Dr. Robotnik seized power and transformed Mobotropolis into Robotropolis, the chili dog booths were closed.[3] However, chili dog vending machines remained, which were left forgotten in the city's sewers.[4]

Season one

One time, Nicole mistakenly displayed a hologram of a chili dog that caught Sonic's attention.[5] When later visiting Lower Mobius, Sonic wanted to try out the local chili dogs, only for someone to interrupt him every time he tried to eat one.[6]

Season two

A vending machine with chili dogs in Robotropolis.

While on a mission to Robotropolis, Sonic would grab a chili dog along the way, which he ate while escaping from Swat-Bots. Later, he went to a chili dog vending machine in Robotropolis's sewers to grab another chili dog. After receiving it however, Sonic decided to save a group of Freedom Fighters who were being led to the Roboticizer.[4]

While Sonic lived with Antoine, Sonic decided to prepare some chili dogs. However, Sonic turned out to be a messy cook, pouring out chili sauce all over Antoine's walls and on Antoine himself. Eventually, Sonic made a huge batch of chili dogs, but he had left a big mess in Antoine's kitchen. He tried offering Antoine a chili dog himself, but Antoine was too upset to eat it, so Sonic gulped it down.[7] Later, Sonic would get another chili dog for himself before bringing one to his Uncle Chuck in his hideout in Robotropolis.[8]

Trivia

  • Sonic the Hedgehog's fondness for chili dogs is something that has been a staple of Sonic's characterization in western territories, having been first established in the animated series, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog. In the years since, the chili dog has been established as Sonic's favorite food in just about all Sonic-related media, eventually making its way into the games' canon as well.

See also

References

  1. Janson, Len (15 October 1994). "Fed Up With Antoine". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 2. Episode 19. ABC.
  2. Hurst, Ben (1 October 1994). "Blast to the Past, Part 1". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 2. Episode 17. ABC.
  3. Hurst, Ben (8 October 1994). "Blast to the Past, Part 2". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 2. Episode 18. ABC.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Allee, Pat (24 September 1994). "No Brainer". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 2. Episode 16. ABC.
  5. Dennis, Jules (16 October 1993). "Super Sonic". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 1. Episode 5. ABC.
  6. Uitz, Matt (20 November 1993). "Warp Sonic". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 1. Episode 10. ABC.
  7. Janson, Len (5 November 1994). "The Odd Couple". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 2. Episode 22. ABC.
  8. Hurst, Ben (26 November 1994). "Spyhog". Sonic the Hedgehog. Season 2. Episode 25. ABC.
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