fowler = fanzone

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  1. morgan1194

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    it seems like fowler and fanzone are very similar characters they are both grumpy guys that clean up the mess at the end of the episode. they seem very alike. has anyone else noticed this as well?
     
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    Not really.

    THey're very different actualy, Fowler for starters is alot more active than Fanzone.
     
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    Fowler is actually useful. Fanzone just whined about machines all the time.
     
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    Plus, Fowler can also fly a jet without wearing the proper flight gear. Dude is hardcore.

    I liked Fanzone though, and I've even been using "This is why I hate machines" myself whenever something mechanical pisses me off :lol 
     
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    *Both Fowler and Fanzone are the Autobots most prominent "active ally". Sumdac rarely did much to help the Autobots, unlike Fanzone who we always saw out and about.
    *Both Fowler and Fanzone are effectively cops.
    *Both Fowler and Fanzone distrust the Autobots to a degree.
    *Both Fowler and Fanzone are intially hesitant to let the Autobots do... anything, really.
    *Both Fowler and Fanzone can be badasses when the time calls.

    They have things in common, but aren't the same guy.
     
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    My first impression of Fowler was that he was like a combination of Director Galloway from ROTF and Fanzone of Animated.
     
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    Fanzone NEEDS to show up in Prime soon, maybe as Fowler's partner? Bulkhead can't be the only Animated import, considering how much the staff loves TFA.
     
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    I don't agree... Unless Fowler suddenly shows the same hate for machines I.E. repeating the line "This is why I hate machines." Every time something goes wrong.
     
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    I find Fanzone far more endearing than Fowler.
     
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    Like them both for different reasons, so, yeah, I think they're pretty different.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Sorta but Not really.

    Fanzone hates machines and Fower loves pie. There's a huge difference between the two.
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if Fanzone likes pie too. :D 
     
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    TFP Optimus Prime = mixture of TFA Ultra Magnus/Optimus Prime
    TFP Bulkhead = TFA Bulkhead
    TFP Bumblebee /= TFA Bumblebee ... too different, even though there are similarities
    TFP Ratchet = TFA Ratchet, nearly identical
    TFP Arcee = TFA Elita-1
    TFP Fowler = TFA Fanzone

    It's almost scary how they literally just copy/pasted the roster from Transformers Animated, changed a few things to make it feel more "serious", and ran with it. I mean, those characters are VERY similar to their Animated counter-parts ... Bumblebee is a lot less comedy and a much better fighter, but his gestures are DEAD-ON to Transformers Animated Bumblebee.

    Decepticons are different. Except Breakdown and Knockout are basically Cybertron Crumplezone and Ransack, with less comedy.
     
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    ^ hm...I don't think TFP Bulkhead is similar to TFA Bulkhead.He's way different,imo
     
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    I'd say TFP Arcee is more like TFA Prowl, what with the motorcycle mode and the martial arts. And TFP Ratchet strikes me as a little younger than grumpy old TFA Ratchet, but they're both still cranky. But yeah, the Autobot cast does seem very much like the TFA crew on the whole.
     
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    Fowlers a lot more badass than Fanzone, who was already a hard MF.

    Breakdown is a lot more intelligent that Crumplzone. But yeah, very much the same archtypes of the scrawny wise-ass and tough and bulky sidekick characters.

    And yeah, the visual similarities in the cast are astounding as well. Even Arcee look a lot like Animated Prowl and has kibble to match him. (wings, wheels in legs, windshield on chest...)
     
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    Similar but different. The have the same name and build, heck they even have the same weapon BUT in personality Animated was simply Patric Star in a robot body. Prime is a much more unique character not just because he's a different voice actor now but because he's far more intelligent.
     
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    Fanzone was fun to watch.

    Fowler is annoying.
     
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    Fowler is Black, Fanzone is white..they have nothing in common lol. just a joke folks.

    I really never made the connection between the two aside from them being the lead adult role helping the Autobots.
     

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