Game Theory: Could Tails Really Fly? (Sonic the Hedgehog)



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We’ve done TONS of research on Sonic’s speed over the years. From how fast he REALLY is to if he can even survive his own speed – we’ve covered it all! Well, that’s only partially true. Until now we’ve only turned our Theorist eyes towards the blue hedgehog. That ends today! Enter Tails, the lovable fox sidekick. He’s famous for helicoptering his way around with his, you guessed it, tails. What I wanted to know was whether or not Tails SHOULD actually be able to fly. Today Theorists, we are going to find out if this fox is flying high or about to crash and burn!

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Writers: Stephanie Patrick
Researcher: Louis Garza
Editors: Dan “Cybert” Seibert, Marc Schneider, and Koen Verhagen
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47 COMMENTS

  1. TO EVERYONE IN THE COMMENTS WHO SAY THAT TAILS’S TAILS ARE SPINNING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS TO COUNTER EACH OTHER:

    You’re wrong.
    In all the Sonic material, they always depict Tails’s Tails spinning in the same direction. Yes, he COULD have both his tails spinning in opposite directions, but then his flight mode would look DRASTICALLY different. Canonically speaking, though, they’re BOTH always spinning in the same direction.

  2. I felt that plot twist coming from the very beggining.
    Also, quick stuff : have you noticed Tails' name ? "Miles Prower" ? Doesn't it sound a bit like "miles per hour" ? Shocking, I know, I must be the last guy on earth to have figured that out.

  3. All of this is debunked when Sonic X proves nothing works the same way it does on Mobius & Earth, so it's safe to say those two planets aren't in the same universe.
    And even if they were in the same universe, there's no real way to prove Mobius has the same properties as Earth, especially something so controversial as gravity. Gravity is different on the surfaces we have in our solar system, so why would it not be different on Mobius?
    And can people stop assuming Sonic always runs at full speed? That's why his pals can keep up with him.
    If he always ran at the speed of sound (by Earth's standards), he'd constantly be destroying things in his path.

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