Grill was a waste of an episode.

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by Leather Elbows, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Leather Elbows

    Leather Elbows Dooper

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    Anyone else agree? The ending was funny but it was just a filler. Filler should be put on Wikipedia were the page is just a link to this episode. They could of done something else. Are they THAT lazy? They could of left this episode out of the season so we would have Armada already(really excited for that one BTW)
     
  2. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Nope.

    The episode gvae us more of a backstory of Silas, Mech and filled in many plot holes plus isn't it nice to see soem of our fav moments in the show once again?
     
  3. kaijuguy19

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    Dude for the last time stop posting threads that tell how bad and flawed Pirme is already all right!? It's getting to be annoying. :redface2: 

    The episode was made to be as a breather for both the story and the staff.
     
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    We're having this many episodes without a break. Be happy
     
  5. Chris McFeely

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    Do you not understand the POINT of a clip show? That it's to give the animators some buffer-room in the schedule so they can keep up to date? We KNOW Prime is produced on a really serious time-crunch, and we haven't had any of the breaks that the first season had yet. It's not a case of showing this episode this week instead of next week's episode - it's showing this episode this week, or showing NO episode.
     
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    You again?
     
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    I think to say that the writers are "THAT lazy" because they decided to go with a clip show is a bit much. A lot of shows, cartoons included, have clip shows every now and again. But with Prime, I doubt that this is going to become a regular occurance.

    I thought it was a good episode. They filled in some gaps such as how Fowler is capable of flying in his jet without a flight suit. And his narration of recent events was rather humorous. I also liked the back story for the MECH soldiers. It sounded like it could make an interesting story.

    And in all fairness, having a clip show with a moderate amount of new footage and a narration of the past two seasons so far is much better appreciated than a one or two week break until the next episode.
     
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    The Simpsons was worse. It had a clip show every season.
     
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    Pretty much this. :thumb  I like the fact that we're not getting long breaks like last year.
     
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    You...
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  11. soundwave142

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    How was it a filler? I NOW NO WHY FOWLER BE SO CHILL IN HIS JET.
     
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    I may have personally found it a boring episode but I understand the whys of it being made. It wasn't a waste of an episode. Would we have all liked to have a full-on brand new tale this week? Sure. But it's not like this was made instead of a 'proper' one and you were somehow gypped of an episode.
     
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    I second, the episode wasn't that bad.
     
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    I imagine a lot of budget was pushed to the next episode thanks to all the video filler.
     
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    This is a waste of a thread
     
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    ^ No offence leather elbows........
     
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    I liked it. I mean there were a lot of good reasons for it.

    1. Obviously after the events of Nemesis Prime the government needs to address what's been going. Fowler would have a briefing to look into the events. It was good to show how the government works with the transformers and it was good seeing how Fowler views the bots.

    2. Some plot holes were given answers. It was cool to see that the Autobots are slowly sharing their tech starting with the mods Ratchet did on Fowlers jet.

    3. As someone else said in an animation sense this gives the animators a bit of a break since it seems they are cranking the episodes out pretty well.

    4. Clip shows are nice to have to see some bits you might have forgotten. I don't save all the episodes on my dvr and I don't download them. So till the DVDs come out it was nice to look back and see the progression of characters and all.

    Of course not everyone likes clip shows. But to each his/her own. I just don't think we should knock anything when we've gotten a steady stream of new episodes with no breaks and they've all been pretty good episodes so far.
     
  18. Prowl

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    Almost all (is not absolutely ALL) discussion, love or hate, on Grill can be discussed in the actual thread. That's mainly the reason I say it. Not because I absolutely disagree with the statement.

    But I do like what you said about finding out why Fowler flies the friendly skies in whatever he likes.
     
  19. Onslaught24

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    i kinda liked the episode. it was a nice breather and recap. i liked OP's line at the end though :lol 
     
  20. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Actually their were only 4 clip show episodes from the Simpsons
     

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