Take a Hint, Tails

Pondering why Sonic's fourth game paired him with Knuckles, and not Tails, Dorkly envisions this uncomfortable meeting with the hedgehog's agent. The audience wants unlikely allies, right? Even as hated, as Jar-Jar-class loathed as Tails is, somehow, we can't help but think this is where it all started to turn south for the series.