Question about 1980's movie

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  1. noob_collection

    noob_collection noob at collecting

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    Now, i'm a new fan and still learning about transformers.

    So, Megatron gets thrown from Astrotrain and gets recruited by Unicron

    (Question): From my perspective, Thundercracker gets turned into Scourge and Skywarp into the 2nd Cyclonus, so why are they at the coronation as their normal selves?
     
  2. benzo

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    that's just a continuity error, one of many in that movie.
     
  3. iamamachine

    iamamachine colonyofcells

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    Maybe the jets in the coronation are just Thundercracker and Skywarp lookalikes. Maybe those were Ramjet, Dirge and Thrust.
    Maybe it is an animation error.
     
  4. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    There were frequent animation errors in G1. Also the movie's plot was changed after they had already animated part of it.
     
  5. noob_collection

    noob_collection noob at collecting

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    Ok thx guys.

    Although on a panel (with the likes of the man who created this site) did commentary on the extras for the anniversary dvd and said it was thundercracker

    not trying to prove anyone wrong just saying.
     
  6. SPLIT LIP

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    It is an animation error. Just one of many.

    Starscream is seen attacking unicron in vehicle mode. Dirge and Ramjet get destroyed by Unicron in the movie, yet show up in FFOD.
     
  7. DJ Soundwave

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    Well I always looked at it like this, since I have such a vivid imagination.....

    I always imagined their colors to be sorta a rank thing......cause remember in MTMTE, where we saw a bunch on Teal colored generic Seekers....I took them for being the very grunts, and The Thunercracker Blue was like a Leuitenentm Skywarp;s purple a commander, and Starscream's colors made him Captian......

    That's my point of view
     
  8. trebleshot

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    What he said.

    Wouldn't a commander be a higher rank than a captain?

    If anything, I would rank the 3 like so:

    Starscream - Commander (based on tech specs)
    Skywarp - Lieutenant
    Thundercracker - Sergeant
     
  9. Sound Blaster

    Sound Blaster Shattered Glass World

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    I always wondered this too

    So to add to this why do we see the Insecticon's after they were transformed by Unicron?

    Where these their clones that got changed or the real thing??

    Because we see them in the Five Faces Of Darkness
     
  10. planetjacker

    planetjacker Critters burn real good. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yea thier clones that's the ticket.
     
  11. SPLIT LIP

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    Or, a better expanation:

    The insects in FFOD were clones that were just left overs. The real Insecticons were turned into Scourge and Sweeps, which is how the number of Sweeps changes every so often, because they retained there clonig powers from before.


    My favorite explanation is that it was just a typical 80's toon that had errors upon errors in animation.
     
  12. Otispq

    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    Here's a hint, learn to enjoy for enjoyments sake. Too many questions and your brain will explode as there are not many unilateral answers.
     
  13. Showster

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    regarding the 80's movie, where was snarl? All the other dino's were there!
     
  14. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    he's there too, but only in a few screens. they didn't have time to fully implement him in :( 
     

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