Is it just me, or does Wheelie look strikingly similar to Wall-E?

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  1. Awesomus Prime

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    The similarities are uncanny!
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  2. Dinobot Nuva

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    Johnny 5 was first.
     
  3. Takeout

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    Wheelie is a rip-off of Wall-E, who in turn is a rip-off of Johnny 5.


    DOUBLE RIP-OFF.
     
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    You're several weeks late. And yes, the toy does look similar in the head. Wether he'll look so similar in the movie has yet to be seen. He looks to be a similar type of robot that Frenzy was, so the blocky "binoculars" eyes may just be a lackluster interpretation of the eye-stalks design Frenzy had.
     
  6. FrankyWest

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    Johnny-5 was based on E.T. But WALL-E was not based on Johnny-5, he is a trash compactor with binoculars for eyes: it was a coincidence. Great minds (Spielberg and Pixar) think alike. Personally I do feel Bay just wanted to parody WALL-E though.
     
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    Rob was 1st, by 1 year! :p 

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    Wheelie has LEGS.
     
  12. Chaos Prime

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    Well which ever one of these robots they based it on; this thing looks like crap in a hat.
     
  13. a person

    a person Is not amused.

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    Nope. I'm pretty sure it's just you who thinks that.
     
  14. ganymede2010

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    Oh really? Please, this a blatant rip off. However, I like the design, loved both short circuit and wall-e so it's all good.

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  15. Backstop

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    hmmmmm so you think they look like Wheelie? is that what you are say'n?
     
  16. Ash from Carolina

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    Of course they aren't going to be alike other than the look.

    Wall-e comes from Pixar which is known for character.

    Wheelie comes from Micheal Bay who never puts character into his films.
     
  17. SirZap

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    well the similarities are meant to illicit nostalgia for short circuit fans and/or carry over the "feeling" for wall-E....

    watch out for wheelie being nominated for the oscars :) 
     
  18. Superquad7

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    I don't see any similarities at all.
     
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    The real question is does it really fucking matter?
     
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    GET ON WITH YOUR LIFE, DUDE. AND YES YOU ARE SEVERAL EONS TOO LATE ON THIS TOPIC OF DISCUSSION. SHEESH :banghead:  :horse:  :wtf: 
     

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