Omnibots & Throttlebots -- Who are they?

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  1. Lock Cade

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    Just curious, who are the Omnibots and Throttlebots? I know they're from G1, but other than that I really don't know much about them.

    Anybody know who these guys are? I'd like to know more about them, as I'm starting to make some serious plans for a TF fanfic using mainly G1 characters. Thanks.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    At least Rollbar got a new toy (even if it was a remold of Alternators Hound and didn't look like Rollbar at all). And Camshaft got new toys too (again, repaints) I'd still like to see new toys (even if they are repaints) of the other Throttlebots and Omnibots.
     
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    overdrive got a new mold, but they renamed him in north america to windcharger in the alternators line
     
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    I was reading Transformers Wiki, and I saw that there was very little info about the Omnibots, but it sounds like the Throttlebots had quite a role in the Marvel comics.

    I have Alternators Rollbar... he was the first Alternators I've ever bought. I thought he looked pretty cool. But of course, I love my Jeeps, so any bot who turns into a Jeep gets a lot of my attention.
     
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    If we ever get a Universe Tracks figure, complete with flying car mode, I think a red repaint would make a good (or at least acceptable) Overdrive.

    I hadn't realised the Throttlebots did quite that much in the comics, but then I only started reading them regularly during the Underbase saga.
     
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    I didn't realize that either until I read about them on Transformers Wiki. But then again, my brother had only a few of the Marvel comics and none of them featured the Throttlebots. And I don't think they were featured much in the G1 series. They might have appeared in season 3 or the first of the Rebirth episodes, but I'm not quite sure.
     
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    Goldbug appeared in Return Of Optimus Prime when Bumblebee was rebuilt into him. He didn't do much aside from get caught by a giant spider. The rest of the Throttlebots appeared in Rebirth Part 1, in a brief "Hey kids! Go buy our toys!" appearence where miscellaneous 'Cons handed them their skidplates.
     
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    The Throttlebots also appeared in "the Return of Optimus Prime" but it was just for about a second......but they were mentioned as a group.

    They were part of Ultra Magnus's assault force.
    YouTube - Transformers - The Return Of Optimus Prime Part 2/4
     
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    Oh yeah, I forgot about that. They were part of Team Certain Doom that Rodimus brilliantly sent in retrieve Optimus's body. That boy was a tactical GENIUS.
     
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    Leave him alone....he's special:dunce 
     
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    I thought they made brief appearances towards the end of G1. Glad to know that I wasn't imagining it.
     

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