Autobots can't die (SPOILERS)

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  1. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    I need to kinda vent. If anyone read the extended description for the episode "Hurt", you'll know what I'm talking about.

    So, Toxicity was set up like Bulkhead's last 22 minutes, right? He was shot by Hardshell at the end of it, and Bulkhead fell onto the ground of the base like a rag doll. He was lying there, looking pretty dead. This could've sparked development for Wheeljack and possibly Miko as well. Guess what? The writers decide to throw all of that away and instead have Bulkhead LIVE. He was injured badly, but he lives. What. The. Hell. The description for the episode "Hurt" says that the encounter with Tox-En was only "near-fatal". The damn writers are TERRIFIED of just killing one main member of Team Prime. They can kill Decepticons, no problem. But a main Autobot? NOPE. NEVER. I feel like slapping the writers right now.
     
  2. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    Cliffjumper
     
  3. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it's not like he was made just to have a guy to kill off or anything
     
  4. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    I refer you to the word "main". Cliffjumper wasn't much of a main Autobot, he just appeared for 2-5 minutes and then got murdered. Bulkhead was around for a season and a half while playing a fairly important role in the team.
     
  5. Sideways77

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    It says he lives?

    Fuck Prime. I'm serious this time.
     
  6. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    Your avatar is perfect for the part I bolded.
     
  7. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    Where can I see this extended description?
     
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    News and rumors. I just posted my honest opinion.
     
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    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    News and rumors thread.

    Edit: Ninja'd.
     
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    It's not just killing off any of the main 5 Autobots, it's having there be any kind of change to their lousy dynamic at all. Why ELSE is Wheeljack still not part of the main Autobot group yet even though he's showing up in about every single episode now?

    It also really cheapens Breakdown's death even more, now, since he couldn't survive whatever it was Airachnid did to him, while Bulkhead has a freaking CRATER blown into his back and he'll be fine in about three episodes. Heck, the writers even figured out a way to kill Wheeljack in his intro episode and STILL keep him alive (technically, it was Makeshift who died, but he was Wheeljack for the majority of that episode)
     
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    Imma dissapoint, Prime, just dissapoint. :( 
     
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    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    That's...THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENS.
     
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    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    Thanks guys. I vented my anger in that thread.


    This makes me wonder what's gonna happen with the New Autobot we're suppose to get soon. Will he just die/leave after his introduction episode?
     
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    I'm so pissed right now. These writers need to be fired.

    Kid-friendly bastards.
     
  18. TK458

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    ...seriously? Where is this written he bloody hell lives?

    *shrugs * Oh bloody well.
     
  19. Shatterpoint

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    Considering he's supposedly Ultra Magnus, I doubt he's a hi-n-die.
     
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    This is the only show where this ever happens, you are a genius for figuring it out.

    (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine has had the exact same characters for the three seasons I've watched. Call that a bad show, I fuckin' dare ya. They get "near-fatal" every episode.)
     
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