If Cliffjumper lived, who'd take his place?

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by Sideways77, Apr 21, 2012.

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Who would take CJ's place?

  1. Bumblebee

    8.9%
  2. Arcee

    13.3%
  3. Bulkhead

    22.2%
  4. Keep Cliffjumper as dead

    13.3%
  5. Nobody dies

    42.2%
  1. Sideways77

    Sideways77 oh shoogah

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    As everyone else, I was dissappointed that Cliffjumper was offed, because of the 'hai, r seres iz dahk!!1!'. But if he lived, who would you want to take his place?
     
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    Arcee.



    Imagine an all male Autobot cast with no diversity whatsoever.
     
  3. Starscreamownz

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    I think they would have killed Cliffjumper regardless. The Rock is not a cheap voice actor to be had at all. I'm sure they spent enough on him to make a whole other episode.

    Celebrity voice actors are usually killed off first to save money. ie: Breakdown.
     
  4. seekerblackout

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    Bulkhead. He's really kinda meh, and imagine Arcee, Cliffjumper and Bumblebee as being the guys that go on most missions. That would kick ass.
     
  5. kaijuguy19

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    No one. Hate to say it but keep Cliff dead. The cast works enough as it is. Sorry Arcee! :(  *Shiled myself from Arcee's rage.*
     
  6. seekerblackout

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    No rage, only tears.
     
  7. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Well, they could've killed Optimus off in the 1st episode, and then took a completely different direction of the scattered Autobots actually been underdogs & legitimately under fire along with the slow progression of Earth being next.


    ... which is kinda why I'd hoped "Optimus Prime" wouldn't come back as early as he did.
     
  8. kaijuguy19

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    That's even worse. :( 
     
  9. Bountyan

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    They should have still killed off Cliffjumper, but let him last till about the middle of season 1 like what they had planned with Smokescreen. I don't care for a guy who died in the first 5 minutes just to show how "dark" the series is.
     
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    YES! He and Arcee could also have a lot of episodes together so that we can actually connect with them as Partners and later know what Arcee was feeling!
     
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    I say Arcee. If you give Cliff a scarred past, he'd probably be just like her.
     
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    Bulkhead. He doesnt seem to add much to the show beyond being the generic big guy and seeing Cliffjumper forced to deal with Miko would make both characters more interesting. Though it may have made the Jack and Arcee relationship take a bit longer to build I would have been far more interested in getting to know Cliffjumpers character than Bulkheads.

    He would have also been a cool rival to Breakdown, they both seem to have a similar temperament but would have had very different combat styles. Id have liked to see a smaller but still serious and eager brawler take on someone of Breakdowns size, rather than just see the two huge guys pair up and start hammering each other.
     
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    Not to mention Cliff's toy has a hammer.
     
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    Then what's the point of having Cliff instead of Arcee? If they do it the way they did then you can at least claim the character that stays brings diversity to the show. Also i don't know if killing off the only significant female in the first few minutes would go over too well.
     
  15. LCDR Blindside

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    I had a problem with this too. I understand it as a hook, but as a legitimate story element, it falls through. Cliff was as flat as printer paper when he died. Reflecting back on it, I wish they'd pulled a Lieutenant Yar on him. I felt genuinely sad when she died, and they executed it well.

    Not to mention, Data doesn't go "MY GIRLFRIEND IS DEEEEAD".
     
  16. Sideways77

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    That'd be an awesome sight when they collide weapons in 'Out of his head'.
     
  17. seekerblackout

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    Are you suggesting Cliffjumper would word it that way?

    Totally. But that'd make Arcee look bad considering she was just tossed away like nothing. :lol 
     
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    No, ie: Airachnid.
     
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    Have you read the speculation about what happens in the next episode?
     
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    No. I was referencing Data's relationship with Lieutenant Yar in TNG, in which he got it on with her (under influence from an alien drunkenness virus) and later referenced the incident by saying, "We were intimate." They shared a deep connection.
     

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