More than Meets the Eye Part 1 28th Anniversary - 28 years of Transformers Cartoons

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    So, on this day in 1984, we had the first-ever episode of Transformers broadcast on TV. From that first episode we've clocked up over 500 episodes of cartoons, and even with all of that More than Meets the Eye the three part pilot still holds up very well as the one that started it all.

    Share your memories and thoughts on 28 years of Transformers cartoons here :) 
     
  2. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    Being in the UK, most of my memories are of waiting until July 1985 for Season One, getting it in 4 minute portions (Timmy Mallett was my childhood animated crack dealer, damn that man), and never seeing anything after that series until we got Sky in the early 90s. :( 
     
  3. DragonPrime120

    DragonPrime120 "Gah,Ughh,Grunt, Ahh!"

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    Yay!!!!

    :bday 
     
  4. fallen_revenge

    fallen_revenge Movie News Addict News Staff

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    :bday :bday :bday :bday 
     
  5. Shlockwave

    Shlockwave a.k.a Moronmaster

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    This, among many things, helped 1984 to be one of if not THE best years of my adolescence.
     
  6. Driskull98

    Driskull98 World's Only Snarler Fan

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    Happy Birthday Cartoon Wheeljack!
     
  7. lenimusprime

    lenimusprime Well-Known Member

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    fans unite
     
  8. hailstarscream

    hailstarscream UNICRONIAN

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    i remember thinking "Wait. a robot AND a car? my G.I. Joes are so getting killed". absolutely the great concept ever. two toys in one. and a cartoon series. what more can you ask for?

    :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday  :bday 
     
  9. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Even if I wasn't around for the original 1984 release, I feel like I lived it through those awful G2 re-runs and my recorded VHS tape :D  Happy birthday to one of the biggest passions of my life!
     
  10. Kylehudson14

    Kylehudson14 On when I'm on

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  11. s_cren

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    Happy birthday to those sentient robots who bring very much joy to my life!

    SOUNDWAVE ACKNOWLEDGES
     
  12. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    Fond memories. I remember thinking "What is this? Oh cool...."
     
  13. Johnator

    Johnator 'Til All Are Gone!

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    Happy Anniversary Transformers! G1 started it all! So many fond memories.
     
  14. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    This. Also is this making any one else feel old?
     
  15. electronic456

    electronic456 擎天柱

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    Good old G1. Best wishes to my favourite character in the series, Wheeljack! :D 
     
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    When I first saw this cartoon, I was absolutely mesmerized by the characters and fact that they converted from robots to cars and things. And I didn't understand a single word of it. I learned to understand and speak English because of this cartoon, and will be eternally grateful to its creative team for it. :D 
     
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    I remember being enthralled by the Ark and the Nemesis launching and chasing each other in space. Such giant machines, themselves filled with other giant machines, made me feel as if I was a part of something truly grand. Thank you Transformers.
     
  18. Líder Optimus

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    Yeah, it was great being a kid in the 80's. I remember my dad bought me this little purple and black car and when he said "Hey, this turns into a robot!" I thought "Hey, cool!". Like, one week later The Transformers began it's run every sunday morning, right after Thundercats. Boom! I was in love!


    Btw, the purple and black car was "Gears". Over here in Brazil we got the minicars in various flavours! :D 
     
  19. daitarn red

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    i love tfs in cybertron vechs modes
    i love female autobots too
     
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    happy birthday to the best animated series ever!!!!!! :rock 
     

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