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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Scratch with sound clips and images.
Scratch is a robotic chicken-like minion of the evil scientist Doctor Ivo Robotnik. He, alongside Grounder, is a member of the Super Special Sonic Search and Smash Squad, the objective of which is to capture Sonic the Hedgehog and dispose of him. However, their attempts to do so are often thwarted by their own stupidity. In the pilot animation piece for "Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog", Scratch has one line and is voiced by Jim Cummings. In the main series, he is voiced by Phil Hayes.
Created by CatsTuxedo on Thu Aug 12 2010, 29 Comments, Add Comment
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Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993)
ScratchJim Cummings
Jim Cummings
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993)
ScratchPhil Hayes
Phil Hayes

EDITOR'S OPINION

Phil Hayes definitely has the upper hand here. His loud, squawking voice is much more fitting for the chicken-like character.

CatsTuxedo

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TehRoblobsta
said at 2:50 PM on Tue Dec 24 2013
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I'm going with Phil because of his voice.

Jim Cummings is just Jim Cummings doing his normal voice.
MatthewC17
said at 12:40 AM on Wed Oct 9 2013
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1. Phil Hayes - The squawking voice he gives is too iconic to pass up.
2. Jim Cummings - I don't think Squawk did Kids' WB voice-over promos in his spare time
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 10:07 AM on Mon Oct 7 2013
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Phil is the better fit. Jim just sounded miscast, so I'm glad they didn't go with him.
Ross123
said at 3:44 PM on Wed Jul 17 2013
Phil is the best while Jim is not so good.
Anthonyiscool64
said at 12:57 PM on Mon Jan 21 2013
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Phil all the way. Because he makes Scratch's voice sound so ironic! XD
BlankSlate
said at 4:04 AM on Mon Feb 25 2013
@Anthonyiscool64 I actually liked that Brooklyn accent he had in the early episodes!
BlankSlate
said at 9:03 AM on Wed Jan 2 2013
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Neither of them particularly take my fancy. Jim Cummings is good as always but it's just his own voice. Phil does sound more chicken-y, but his voice is also extremely grating and, as the Nostalgia Critic put it, he sounds like he's mimicking someone else to make them sound really obnoxious. Jim's more talented, but Phil's voice fits more.

(In France, Scratch (Patrice Baudrier) sounds like Mr. Bean for some reason; In Germany, he (Oliver Feld) has this high, effeminate voice, but he's definitely funnier than Hayes at times).
Applejerk
said at 11:32 PM on Wed Mar 28 2012
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Oh yeah, Phil nailed this role hard!

said at 9:22 PM on Mon Mar 12 2012
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heck yeah! phil rox as scratch! thx alot captain obvious!
Woterx
said at 3:56 PM on Mon Oct 3 2011
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hahah phils laugh always makes me laugh haha the guy's great
Metabad
said at 8:35 AM on Wed Aug 24 2011
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No offense to Jim Cummings, but...Phil Hayes all the way, his voice made Scratch more unique and distinct not to mention hilarious.
itsover9000
said at 6:22 PM on Mon Aug 15 2011
Hayes sucks
pete
said at 4:31 PM on Thu Oct 30 2014
@itsover9000 Excuse me?
TheBlackHawk
said at 12:06 PM on Sun May 15 2011
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"Don't flatter yourself, you clunking klutz! I was saving Dr. Robotnik's bombs! You were just an ignorant bystander."

That's got to be my favorite Scratch line of all time. Great job, Phil Hayes!!
TheUltimatePhantom1
said at 11:08 PM on Fri May 6 2011
Phil Hayes + Scratch = AWESOME!!
myopinion1
said at 8:10 PM on Tue May 3 2011
Win- pHayes
Loss- jCummings
Sonic_Blaze
said at 6:16 PM on Tue Mar 29 2011
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Phil Hayes for the win!
niawhite (Guest)
said at 9:55 AM on Sun Feb 6 2011
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Phil Hayes sounded great as a chicken he made Scratch sound hilarious sorry jim I still love ya
Truesonic
said at 8:47 PM on Thu Feb 3 2011
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As my last comment above I still think he was the best Indeed.......Phil Hayes for me XD
note (Guest)
said at 4:59 PM on Wed Jan 26 2011
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Phil Hayes IS amazing
jesii (Guest)
said at 7:58 AM on Tue Oct 12 2010
PHILLLLLLLLLLLL
adf (Guest)
said at 4:11 PM on Sun Oct 10 2010
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PHIL HAYES the best
rico (Guest)
said at 11:41 AM on Sun Sep 5 2010
@jonhsrdwck .....You Better be XD lol jokes
jonhsrdwick (Guest)
said at 6:22 PM on Thu Sep 2 2010
@soniccluver what i used to think austarlian chickens sound funn,y actually hayes has grown on me now i regret my choice.
rico (Guest)
said at 1:16 PM on Thu Aug 19 2010
@sonicluver ...I know right? XD
mp40 (Guest)
said at 1:07 PM on Thu Aug 19 2010
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Jim's voice is good, but doesn't fit the character. The Phil Hayes Scratch voice is iconic. XD
Truesonic
said at 8:20 PM on Wed Aug 18 2010
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PHIL HAYES FOR ME XD
sonicluver (Guest)
said at 12:52 AM on Wed Aug 18 2010
@jonhardwick WHAT?! DUDE, HES A CHICKEN! WHY WOULD HE SOUND LIKE THAT?!
jonhardwick (Guest)
said at 12:20 AM on Fri Aug 13 2010
cummings for me!


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