Big three?

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  1. AniProwl

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    Who do you think are the big three of the Autobots?
    (Like how the original Avengers had Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man while Justice League has Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman)

    I think it's Optimus (obviously), Ultra Magnus,and ________(either Springer/Jetfire/someone else)

    I think Jazz, Ironhide, Prowl, and Kup are all a rank below the big three.
     
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    Optimus, Omega, Fort Max Oh and honorable mention Grimlock!
     
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    Honestly, if you're talking original big three like Supes, Bats, and Wondy, I think it'd have to be something more like Prime, Ironhide, and Jazz.
     
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    Optimus Prime, Jazz, and Grimlock.
     
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    I think that the big three for both the autobots AND decepticons were captured perfectly by the Takara History Collection PVC figures. The main ones that everyone remembers years later. Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Jazz for the autobots, and Megatron, Soundwave, and Starscream for the decepticons.

    Anytime I talk with folks around my age who haven't been into things since they were kids, they talk about "that tape player", "the VW Beetle", "The Gun", etc... They remember mainly the ones that were in just about every episode from seasons 1 and 2. Considering that Alot of kids fell away post movie (after prime died), most of season 3's autobots and decepticons fall into some form of obscurity. Alot of the decepticons were purple non-earth based vehicles, and alot of the autobots weren't too far behind with all the futuristic modes and such.
     
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    Optimus Prime, Jazz, and as much as I hate to say it, Grimlock.
     
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    I'd agree with Moroni Prime - if we measure by long-lasting "iconic" memories, Prime, Jazz and Bumblebee are the big three.
     
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    I'm saying which three Autobots are the most iconic, but the three who are in charge of the whole Autobot Command. For example, Animated has the main Elite Guard consisting of Ultra Magnus, Sentinel Prime, and Jazz. Therefore, who do you think are trio in charge?
     
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    Prime, Jazz and Ironhide
     
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    I think this is one of those topics where you need to specify whether you mean the Animated continuity or the Comic book continuity, because the line is subliminally different in each. If it's the Animated continuity it would be Optimus Prime, Jazz, and Ironhide. If it was the comic book continuity however, it would be Optimus Prime, Prowl, and Grimlock.

    Generally, the highest rank underneath Prime is that of Sub-Commander, and the holders of this rank are Prowl, Jazz, Ultra Magnus, Grimlock, and (in some continuities) Hot Rod/Rodimus.
     
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    Why not both Continuities?
     
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    Autobot:
    Optimus Prime, Grimlock, and Bumblebee

    Decepticon:
    Megatron, Starscream, and Soundwave
     
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    This is also what I think.

    In my opinion, the "A list" characters are Optimus, Megatron, Starscream and Bumblebee. Soundwave and Grimlock are at the top end of "B list".
     
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    I don't understand Grimlocks popularity... he didn't do anything other than creating the Technobots.

    I'd say Optimus Prime, Rodimus Prime, Ultra Magnus.
     
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    In IDW Continuity, the big 3 are very clearly Prime, Ratchet, and Prowl.
     
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    My thoughts exactly
     
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    Well in terms of comparing to the Avengers and JLU as you mentioned I would say

    Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, and Grimlock

    I think those are the big marquee names of the Autobots.
     
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    Never mind about this topic. Mods please lock
     
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    Prime, Ironhide, and Jazz :thumb 
     
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    Yup, I agree with this lineup as well.

    Grimlock is the only "maybe" to me.... but I still think he ranks above the three-way tie that is Ironhide, Jazz, and Prowl. And maybe Hot Rod.

    All the others are spot-on, though.
     

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