Kirby is a recurring/supporting character that appears in the Sonic For Hire series. He is seen as a somewhat insane person who has the knack for murder unlike his origin. So far, he has killed several video game characters in the series such as a Roly-Poly, a Parasol Waddle Dee, a Noddy, a Minny, Mecha Hitler, Taizo Hori, Tapper, The bandits, Princess Potato, the Sonic On Ice cast, four Waddle Dee butlers, Thomas, four Kung-Fu enemies, Whispy Woods, Chef Kawaski, Phan Phan, Bun, Rocky, Prank, and Bohboh.
He made his first appearance in Sonic For Hire: Kirby where Tails gives Sonic a job to help Kirby kill his enemies, however, the people Kirby tells Sonic to kill were nice, happy and good people. When Sonic tried to leave Kirby threatened to suck him up and steal his powers so Sonic had to kill one of those residents.
Kirby appeared in Sonic For Hire: Tapper and burned Tapper's bar down. Kirby also appeared in Sonic For Hire: Casino Zone: Part Two to help Sonic (and ate Princess Potato and got gonorrhea in his mouth).
In Sonic For Hire: It's On, Kirby joined the Sonic on Ice crew and ate the whole cast.
He reappeared in Sonic For Hire The New Kirby, where he's skinny, a famous Hollywood producer, and he's still a psychopath. Because in he's a producer and Sonic's friend he's making a movie for him about his life called "Sonic: One Bad Character" with Tails as Sonic's co-star. In Sonic For Hire: Mass Effect, to make Sonic noticeable in public, and he puts Sonic on Entertainment Tonight.
In Sonic For Hire: Two Bad Characters, he and Sonic were at the restaurant, Tre Douche where he said that they need to bring back Earthworm Jim and Dr. Eggman and was excited when Sonic changed the movie name to Two Bad Characters, made Tails the main character, and wanted him to get top-billing.
He appeared in the fourth season finale Sonic For Hire: The Red Carpet.
It's unknown whether or not Kirby survived the explosion, but it is revealed in Sonic For Hire: Falco, where Fox McCloud told sonic that he and Falco were at Earth and became huge movie stars, "with the help of this pink penis looking guy". It indicates that he's still alive.
His catchphrase in the season is "love it."
He reappeared in the season 6 finale Sonic For Hire: Reset. While the gang runs back to Sonic's house, Kirby sees them past him, and glad to see them. They didn't reply to him, and Kirby says he's gonna kill them. He's also now morbidly obese.
Kirby returns back to normal reappears in Kung Fu, meeting up with Sonic and Tails to live a life of peace and tranquility after being kicked out of Hollywood before murdering Thomas and at least four enemies from Kung Fu, with blood splattering everywhere. He then decides to leave and continues to do more of his murdering back home.
He makes a cameo in the season finale, "The Creator", Kirby is revealed to be a fugitive now as he currently at large for murdering over 600,000 video game characters and is considered the "LeBron James of Hitlers".
Hedgehog For Hire
Kirby reappears in Hedgehog For Hire in the episode "Back Together". Although they ditched him the second he tried to eat them, he teams up with Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Link, Thunderhead, Peppy and Slippy, to save the universe from Doctor Eggman and Eggette. They ride Sophia, apparently having to replace Jim with a big pink dildo.
In "Bad Idea", after discussing the plan to infiltrate Eggman's HQ, with minor issues. After Eggette reveals the Egg Scrambler, a souped-up Death Egg robot designed to know one's every move and weakness. Later Knuckles and Kirby escape as their fates remain unknown.
- "Kirby" (Debut)
- "Dig Dug" (mentioned)
- "The Battle: Part 2"
- "Casino Zone: Part One"
- "Casino Zone: Part Two"
- "Casino Zone: Part Three"
- "Tecmo Bowl"
- "The War: Part Two"
- "It's On"
- "The New Kirby"
- "Mass Effect"
- "Two Bad Characters"
- "Movie Magic"
- "The Red Carpet"
- "Falco" (Mentioned)
- "Kung Fu"
- "The Creator"
- "Back Together"
- "Bad Idea"
- Kirby's design is taken from Kirby: Nightmare In Dreamland.
- It is unknown why Kirby gained weight in Season 6.
- Kirby has the ability to float in his games. However, he has never shown to do that in this series.
- Parasol is the only copy ability that Kirby has ever used in the series.
- He is the only one that received an appearance change and reverted back.
- According to the behind the scenes of Sonic For Hire, his voice actor Mike Parker does a Mickey Mouse-eques voice impression for him.
- Season 5 is the only season in the series where Kirby doesn't make any physical appearance, though he is referenced by Fox McCloud in "Falco".
- Interestingly, Kirby only has one line of dialogue in Hedgehog For Hire (the show's eighth season).