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Streaming charts last updated: 1:16:36 p.m., 2024-05-23

Knuckles is 70 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The TV show has moved up the charts by 2 places since yesterday. In Canada, it is currently more popular than Secrets of the Octopus but less popular than ted.


Knuckles strives to make Wade Whipple a great warrior

Knuckles the Echidna, an incredibly powerful and fiery echidna, teaches a not-so-bright deputy sheriff named Wade Whipple how to fight like an echidna warrior.

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What to know

Idris Elba reprises his role as Knuckles in TV spin-off of popular speedy series

Knuckles is an action-adventure miniseries created by John Whittington and Toby Ascher for Paramount+. It serves as a television spin-off of the Sonic the Hedgehog film franchise which itself is based on the beloved Sega video game series which began in 1991. It also marks the first-ever live-action Sonic TV series. The first Sonic the Hedgehog entry released in 2020 and earned a whopping $319 million at the worldwide box office on a reported budget of $90 million. Its sequel released two years later with a third installment releasing in 2024. Knuckles is set between the events of the second and third film; the character first appeared in the 2022 sequel.

Whittington is best known for his work on such popular titles as The Lego Batman Movie, The Lego Ninjago Movie and DC League of Super-Pets. He co-wrote the screenplay for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 with Pat Casey and Josh Miller, along with the third film. Ascher previously produced the Sonic films as well as titles like Spenser Confidential and Battle Los Angeles. The duo serve as executive producers on the series alongside star Idris Elba, original Sonic director Jeff Fowler, Neal H. Moritz and Toru Nakahara. Tom Howe (Ted Lasso) composed the series' music. Fowler directs the first episode of Knuckles with additional directors including Ged Wright, Brandon Trost, Jorma Taccone and Carol Banker.

Idris Elba (The Wire) voices Knuckles the Echidna in the miniseries after previously voicing him in the two other entries. His previous voice credits include Zootopia, The Jungle Book and Finding Dory. He is joined by fellow returning actor, Adam Pally, who plays Wade Whipple.

Other cast members include Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride) as "Pistol" Pete Whipple, Edi Patterson (Knives Out) as Wanda Whip, Stockard Channing (Grease) as Wendy Whipple, Julian Barratt (Flowers) as Jack Sinclair, Scott Mescudi AKA Kid Cudi (Trolls Band Together) as Agent Mason and Ellie Taylor (Ted Lasso) as Agent Willoughby. Guest stars include Rory McCann as "The Buyer", Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski, Colleen O'Shaughnessey as Miles "Tails" Prower, Christopher Lloyd as Pachacamac, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Ben Schwartz reprising his role as Sonic the Hedgehog.

Production News

  • February 15, 2022
    • Paramount Pictures announces a spin-off series of the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise focusing on Idris Elba' character Knuckles, with Elba returning to voice the part. (Source: Deadline)
  • June 8, 2022
    • Paramount Pictures CEO Brian Robbins refers to Knuckles as being a miniseries, with it set to bridge the gap between the second Sonic film and the third. (Source: Screen Rant)
  • April 17, 2023
    • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 co-writer John Whittington will serve as the developer and head writer/executive producer for the series. Additions to the cast are also announced to be Adam Pally, Edi Patterson, Julian Barratt, Scott Mescudi, Ellie Taylor, Rory McCann and returning star Tika Sumpter. (Source: Variety)
  • June 14, 2023
    • Cary Elwes, Stockard Channing, Christopher Lloyd, Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel join the cast of Knuckles. (Source: Deadline)
  • February 8, 2024
    • The official trailer for Knuckles released and showcases the looming threat transpiring against Knuckles and his friends. A premiere date was also confirmed with all six episodes streaming on Paramount+ beginning April 26, 2024. (Source: Deadline)
  • April 26, 2024

Streaming Charts

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IMDB 6.2 (3k)


Kids & Family, Comedy, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Science-Fiction



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Idris Elba
Knuckles the Echidna (voice)
Adam Pally
Wade Whipple