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Hodgepodge is a character that appears in the Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog television series. He's an anthropomorphic rabbit. He used to be the fastest guy on Mobius until Sonic came along.
Hodgepodge then didn't like Sonic for a bit but then decided he didn't need to be the fastest around and became a good friend.