1. Spunky

    Spunky Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone else find TFP's Jack to be a superior character to the movies' Sam? I just couldn't stand Sam. He seemed like nothing more than an over-hyperactive shallow well-to-do kid who's only ambition was to get a hot car and girl. At least with Jack there's challenges in his life. He doesn't have as much as Sam did. He has to work a shit job to get his vehicle unlike Sam. He doesn't have that perfect two-parent family. His father could be deceased. It just seems like there is far more depth to him. What do you think?
     
  2. galvascream

    galvascream Apple Junkie

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    About everything in the cartoons is better than both movies combined.
     
  3. Rob

    Rob IDW FOREVER

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    ^this :) 
     
  4. Skottech

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    Total agreement here
     
  5. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    jack is tough and brave. Sam screams no every time he sees a decepticon.
     
  6. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I hate them both but Jack's better because he actually doesn't say

    OH NONONONONONONONONONONONONO!

    In every friking situation.
     
  7. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    This!!! of course if he did I think TFPrime Arcee would tell him to get a grip lol
     
  8. Spunky

    Spunky Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't agree with you more.
     
  9. galvascream

    galvascream Apple Junkie

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    Sam cries, and Jack doesn't.
     
  10. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    Jack=cool
    Sam=pussy
     
  11. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    I don't see Jack telling that nasty whore Megan Fox to sit on his lap. He wins.
     
  12. Spunky

    Spunky Well-Known Member

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    He doesn't want a STD.
     
  13. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Personally I like Sam. He seems fairly honest. If I were in the life or death situations he was in I would be behaving the exact same way. The romance stuff makes me gag but everything else I like. He's a fun character to me being played by an actor that can do him well. To me anyway.

    That said I do prefer Jack over Sam. Jack has that hero quality I love. I can't wait to see him mature and grow into a leader.

    But I wouldn't mind Sam joining the cast either. I think as a foil to Jack they would work well together.
     
  14. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    You tentatively win the thread till we see an iteration of Sideswipe. that is my last little hold out.
     
  15. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    What about Jetfire?
     
  16. Black Oracle

    Black Oracle Black Convoy's Dark Angel

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    Jack's like Sam without the embarrassing parents, geekiness, freak outs, hot girlfriend, funny lines and hyper behaviour. He's a serious, responsible, level-headed, but still socially awkward Sam.

    Sam's fun and entertaining to watch in the movies, but Jack seems more like what Orci & Kurtzman had essentially seen Sam's character as: an awkward boy destined for greater things.
     
  17. Ash from Carolina

    Ash from Carolina Junior Smeghead

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    Yea I can't think of any positive categories where I'm not happier with how the cartoon is doing it over how the movies attempted to do it.
     
  18. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    I'm gonna see Sam so I can be verbally abused by people.
     
  19. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    Not fond of the movies, but I prefer Sam. Shia is a pretty decent actor and pretty much carries the whole of both movies by himself.
     
  20. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I really like both characters for different reasons.
     

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