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You're Too Show: A Sonic the Hedgehog Fancast

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A weekly dive into the seriously silly world of Sonic the Hedgehog. Indie game developer Nick Splendorr and author Caleb Zane Huett study everyone's favorite blue guy to learn about games, stories, and maybe even ourselves. There's also a lot of goofing.

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A weekly dive into the seriously silly world of Sonic the Hedgehog. Indie game developer Nick Splendorr and author Caleb Zane Huett study everyone's favorite blue guy to learn about games, stories, and maybe even ourselves. There's also a lot of goofing.

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Hmm

By Deiderin - Apr 22 2020
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Caleb seemed really interested in seeing shadow naked....

LOVE IT

By mrpiggy89 - May 02 2018
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These guys are really great and super fun keep doing you Nick & Caleb!!!!!

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
1
1
0
1

Hmm

By Deiderin - Apr 22 2020
Read more
Caleb seemed really interested in seeing shadow naked....

LOVE IT

By mrpiggy89 - May 02 2018
Read more
These guys are really great and super fun keep doing you Nick & Caleb!!!!!
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You're Too Show: A Sonic the Hedgehog Fancast

Latest release on Mar 07, 2019

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A weekly dive into the seriously silly world of Sonic the Hedgehog. Indie game developer Nick Splendorr and author Caleb Zane Huett study everyone's favorite blue guy to learn about games, stories, and maybe even ourselves. There's also a lot of goofing.

Rank #1: 017: A Grownup Game For Adults w/ merritt k (Shadow the Hedgehog, 2005)

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Special guest merritt k (@merrittk) joins us to talk about the game where Sonic finally does a swear: Shadow the Hedgehog. This whole episode is rated NSFW10+, which means it's not safe for work, especially if you're older than ten.

Mar 13 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #2: 0027: EMER/AL/D (Sonic X, s1e10)

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Take us out to the game grass, in this sports-oriented episode. See if you can “Mitt” all the SportsFacts, including: What is Turf; What shape ~is~ a baseball field, really; and why do grandpas love Humanity’s Worst Creation so much?

Jun 13 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: 0029: The Hundred Year Plan (Sonic the Hedgehog 1993 / SatAM s1e01)

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It's Sonic's 25th birthday, and we take the opportunity to review the first quarter of SEGA's ultimate plan. SatAM is gritty, silly, and Sonic almost commits actual murder.

Jun 26 2017

52mins

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Rank #4: 0038: Da Vinci’s Octodad (Sonic Underground, s1e09)

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Get your Parabolic Inverter and unhinge your limbs as we return to Sonic Underground and get SUPER real about Sonic’s body parts. We also cover sitcom trivia, classic cinema, and ask what the stakes really are for Sonic and friends.

Feb 06 2018

46mins

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Rank #5: 0031: Sabotage Mode (Sonic the Hedgehog TV 1993 / SatAM s1e03)

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Join us as things really heat up in SatAM. We dig into why Sonic stories can feel genuine or forced, the different configurations of Sonic’s crew, and then we get super real about the correlation between Energon, the Zeo Crystal, and global politics.

Jul 17 2017

53mins

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Rank #6: Mania Zone #1: Robber Baron Power Rangers (Sonic Mania, Intro and Green Hill Zone)

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SPOILER ALERT! Sonic Mania just came out, and we played the first zone! We talk about the opening animation, our initial story impressions, and how it feels to lace up this shiny new pair of big red shoes. (It feels REALLY GOOD!)

Aug 15 2017

19mins

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Rank #7: 0035: Bird-Legs (Sonic the Hedgehog TV 1993 / SatAM s1e07, “Hooked on Sonics”)

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Join us as we finally discuss the famous episode where Sonic invents mouth-kissing, a gift that keeps on giving to all humanity every day. (Antoine doesn't appreciate it very much.)

Aug 17 2017

53mins

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Rank #8: 011: That Alien We Call Laughter (Sonic Boom, s1e01)

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Keep your hands and arms inside the time machine at all times, folks, cause Caleb and Nick are jumping right out of the nineties into 2014 to see what the French company OuiDo! has done to our sweet baby blue boy.

Jan 08 2017

40mins

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Rank #9: 003: It's Cool to Steal from Despots (Sonic Underground, s1e03)

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Gather round, kiddos, and listen while Sonic Underground reveals the solution to all of your problems: stealing. That's right! Thievery will get you everywhere. It helps to have good type coverage in your hedgehog party, too.

Oct 31 2016

49mins

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Rank #10: 0039: The SSBCU (Smash Bros. Ultimate, Detective Pikachu, & The Sonic Movie)

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Nick and Caleb are back! Dip your sneakers into this hot & fresh discussion of Smash Bros. Ultimate, Detective Pikachu, Jim Carrey, and the impending Sonic the Hedgehog movie — everything we’re excited about right now. It’s the perfect time to return.

Nov 29 2018

52mins

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Rank #11: 0034: Hey Toothbutt, Chomp This (Sonic the Hedgehog TV 1993 / SatAM s1e06)

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Sonic is juicin' and so are we on this fresh new ep of your favorite podcast! We're watching SatAM and starting a new volume of SPEED READING! Consider us the masters blaster of your Sonic experience. Consider us....X-TREME.

Aug 07 2017

46mins

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Rank #12: Mania Zone #2: Opposite Skeleton Relationship (Sonic Mania, Chemical Plant and Studiopolis Zones)

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Let’s get gooped up and on TV with SONIC MANIA! We’re talking mean beans, weather chickens, and the immortal juggernaut Tails “Miles Tails” Prower. This game is a gift.

Nov 06 2017

39mins

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Rank #13: GsOTY 2017, Part 1: The Collective Funconscious (Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania)

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We planned to do a short Super Mario Odyssey episode, and ended up making a multi-part episode about how all games made us feel this year. Whoops! Please listen to the spoiler warnings, keep your hands inside the hat at all times, and enjoy the ride!

Dec 01 2017

57mins

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Rank #14: GsOTY 2017, Part 2: The High Five (Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania, Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata)

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We talk a little about the tonal weirdness of Mario Odyssey, big-picture lesssons from this year in big games, and whether Sonic Team needs to keep trying to make “big games” to reach Sonic’s true potential.

Dec 20 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #15: 005: Picking Up the Key (Sonic Underground, s1e05)

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Last week was rough, folks, but this episode of Sonic Underground is here to help. The silly and the serious co-exist within Sonic, and in our conversation. It’s never been a better time to talk about dystopia.

Nov 14 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #16: 015: Get Out of There, Sasuke Uchiha! (Sonic Boom, s1e07-08)

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We forgot to do a special Valentine's Day episode, so this is that one. Or should we say...Eviltine's????? (No)

Feb 21 2017

46mins

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Rank #17: 004: All the Way to Robo-Biden (Sonic Underground, s1e04)

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Sonic Underground quadruples its costume budget in the fourth episode, and Nick and Caleb are here to tell you about all the what-nots and say-yeses they have to offer. Guest Starring everyone's favorite Robo-VP.

Nov 07 2016

57mins

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Rank #18: 010: This Game Spoiled Itself (Sonic the Hedgehog, 1991)

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Sonic the Hedgehog (1492) is a classic. What hasn't been said about this hedgehog's journey to defeat Robotnik and then eventually travel back in time to raise his greatest enemy as his own son? Nick and Caleb find a few things.

Jan 02 2017

49mins

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Rank #19: 0036: Knuckodile Dundee (Sonic the Hedgehog OVA, Part 1)

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YEAR 2, BABY! We're kicking off our anniversary month with a return to what we do best: watching anime! Sonic and Tails are saving Eggman from Eggman. Knuckles is waking up in his boyfriend's clothes. Aerith from FFVII is there for some reason. It rules!

Oct 09 2017

46mins

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Rank #20: 0023: #CHUCKGATE (Sonic X, s1e06)

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Your two hosts become detectives to uncover the tip of the iceberg of the truth of #CHUCKGATE and you won't believe what we find out.

May 08 2017

54mins

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YTS 0048: Gastral Projecting (Kirby: Right Back At Ya! s1e05, “Beware of Whispy Woods!”)

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Look inside yourself to find this episode of YTS, glowing with blue spirit energy, ready to grow into a forest of wild knowledge. Neither Ferngully nor Innerspace have anything on this allegedly-cute cartoon, and… we're pretty sure Kirby farted.

Mar 07 2019

48mins

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YTS 0047: Soft Science Fiction (Kirby: Right Back At Ya! s1e04, “The Dark and Stormy Knight”)

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Get your notebooks, students; we’re taking you to star school. In this lesson, we’ll cover the true(?) history of Metaknight and the Star Warriors, the predictive capacity of wordplay, and then conduct extensive research on Kirby's Bad Body.

Feb 13 2019

45mins

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YTS 0046: Kirbae (Kirby: Right Back At Ya! s1e03, “Kirby’s Duel Role”)

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This is a big one, y’all! Your Two Hosts go full-on National Treasure to find hidden words, double agents, and the secret themes hidden within Mount Rushmore’s iconic Kirby sculpture. Metaknight is maybe Nic Cage? Caleb is the map. Breathe in & buckle up!

Jan 29 2019

1hr 1min

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YTS 0045: A Thin Balloon Around a Void (Kirby: Right Back At Ya! s1e02, “A Blockbuster Battle”)

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Kirby confronts a weighty foe while Your Two Hosts face the heavy narrative moments of Right Back At Ya! Come along with us as Kirby is accused of socialism, a bird refuses to learn a lesson about hospitality, and we do have to see a Cappy’s foot.

Jan 17 2019

58mins

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YTS 0044: Swarmp (Kirby: Right Back At Ya! s1e01, “Kirby Comes to Cappy Town”)

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Welcome to the REAL Season Two! Your two hosts watch episode 1 of Kirby: Right Back At Ya! We learn about Kirby’s Superman origin story, confront a big octopus — no, bigger than that — and think WAY too hard about Kirby’s lips and interior.

Jan 10 2019

1hr

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YTS 0043: So Much for My Sweet Bod (Sonic Underground s1e12, “The Last Resort”)

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This episode is a major milestone, and not just because we discuss the relative hotness of two anthropomorphic tigers. Follow your two hosts into familiar territory… and then take our big gloved hands as we leap together into the future!

Jan 02 2019

38mins

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YTS 0042: Stealth Helicopter Parent (Sonic Underground s1e11, “Who Do You Think You Are”)

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Who do you think YOU are? Are you a discussion of a fairly problematic Sonic Underground that cribs heavily from Disney’s Aladdin, or are you reactions to the final Nintendo Direct about Smash Bros. Ultimate from two months ago because... scheduling!

Dec 21 2018

58mins

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YTS 0041: One Million Chimneys (“Sonic’s Christmas Blast” TV Special, 1996)

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This special Christmas episode was recorded for RadioSEGA’s Winterfest 2018! Your two hosts watch Sonic’s Christmas Blast and discuss robot Santas, ancient Christmas prophecies, and how gosh darn cute this version of Tails still is!

Dec 17 2018

47mins

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YTS 0040: Under the Stick (Sonic Underground s1e10, “The Deepest Fear”)

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It’s juice and jam time again! Your two hosts revisit Sonic Underground and its love of referencing classic stories just barely enough to count. Come meet the original Spongebob Squarepants, the chillest whale on earth, and your own inner demons. Limbo!

Dec 06 2018

54mins

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0039: The SSBCU (Smash Bros. Ultimate, Detective Pikachu, & The Sonic Movie)

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Nick and Caleb are back! Dip your sneakers into this hot & fresh discussion of Smash Bros. Ultimate, Detective Pikachu, Jim Carrey, and the impending Sonic the Hedgehog movie — everything we’re excited about right now. It’s the perfect time to return.

Nov 29 2018

52mins

Play

0038: Da Vinci’s Octodad (Sonic Underground, s1e09)

Podcast cover
Read more
Get your Parabolic Inverter and unhinge your limbs as we return to Sonic Underground and get SUPER real about Sonic’s body parts. We also cover sitcom trivia, classic cinema, and ask what the stakes really are for Sonic and friends.

Feb 06 2018

46mins

Play

GsOTY 2017, Part 2: The High Five (Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania, Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata)

Podcast cover
Read more
We talk a little about the tonal weirdness of Mario Odyssey, big-picture lesssons from this year in big games, and whether Sonic Team needs to keep trying to make “big games” to reach Sonic’s true potential.

Dec 20 2017

1hr 14mins

Play

GsOTY 2017, Part 1: The Collective Funconscious (Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania)

Podcast cover
Read more
We planned to do a short Super Mario Odyssey episode, and ended up making a multi-part episode about how all games made us feel this year. Whoops! Please listen to the spoiler warnings, keep your hands inside the hat at all times, and enjoy the ride!

Dec 01 2017

57mins

Play

Mania Zone #2: Opposite Skeleton Relationship (Sonic Mania, Chemical Plant and Studiopolis Zones)

Podcast cover
Read more
Let’s get gooped up and on TV with SONIC MANIA! We’re talking mean beans, weather chickens, and the immortal juggernaut Tails “Miles Tails” Prower. This game is a gift.

Nov 06 2017

39mins

Play

0037: Meta L. Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog OVA, Part 2)

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The OVA comes to an exciting end, Sonic's favorite outfit is revealed, and we accidentally deliver a lecture on robot ethics. THERE IS ONLY ONE YOU'RE TOO SHOW.

Oct 23 2017

1hr 2mins

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0036: Knuckodile Dundee (Sonic the Hedgehog OVA, Part 1)

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YEAR 2, BABY! We're kicking off our anniversary month with a return to what we do best: watching anime! Sonic and Tails are saving Eggman from Eggman. Knuckles is waking up in his boyfriend's clothes. Aerith from FFVII is there for some reason. It rules!

Oct 09 2017

46mins

Play

0035: Bird-Legs (Sonic the Hedgehog TV 1993 / SatAM s1e07, “Hooked on Sonics”)

Podcast cover
Read more
Join us as we finally discuss the famous episode where Sonic invents mouth-kissing, a gift that keeps on giving to all humanity every day. (Antoine doesn't appreciate it very much.)

Aug 17 2017

53mins

Play

Mania Zone #1: Robber Baron Power Rangers (Sonic Mania, Intro and Green Hill Zone)

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SPOILER ALERT! Sonic Mania just came out, and we played the first zone! We talk about the opening animation, our initial story impressions, and how it feels to lace up this shiny new pair of big red shoes. (It feels REALLY GOOD!)

Aug 15 2017

19mins

Play

0034: Hey Toothbutt, Chomp This (Sonic the Hedgehog TV 1993 / SatAM s1e06)

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Read more
Sonic is juicin' and so are we on this fresh new ep of your favorite podcast! We're watching SatAM and starting a new volume of SPEED READING! Consider us the masters blaster of your Sonic experience. Consider us....X-TREME.

Aug 07 2017

46mins

Play

0033: Laz“R”Us (Sonic the Hedgehog TV 1993 / SatAM s1e05)

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Hop into your glass casket (glassket?) and meet us thirty years in the future where we're watching Sonic SatAM. This episode has everything: an opener without a punch line, a rewrite of the classic musical Jesus Christ Superstar, and even... RATWATCH!

Jul 31 2017

59mins

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iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
1
1
0
1

Hmm

By Deiderin - Apr 22 2020
Read more
Caleb seemed really interested in seeing shadow naked....

LOVE IT

By mrpiggy89 - May 02 2018
Read more
These guys are really great and super fun keep doing you Nick & Caleb!!!!!