Question about Return of Optimus Prime G1 episode

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  1. ErbFan28

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    I was just watching that and I don't understand something. How did Optimus end up in that space ship where the scientists found him? Did the autobots put him there after he died?
     
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    Wasn't he 'fake re-animated' and used by the Decepticons in an earlier episode?
    I think it ended with him being blasted into the sun, but I could be wrong, i've not watched the cartoons in a while.
     
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    Dark Awakenings
    Quints reanimate Prime to kill the Autobots on the memorial asteroid, at the last minute Prime regains control and flies the flagship of the Autobot battle group into a star, but later we found out there just happened to be a human ship there to pull him out, ala return of OP.
     
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    So that wasn't prime's original body?
     
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    Storyline supposedly goes like this:

    Beginning of ROOP takes place in Dark Awakening, specifically the part where Optimus Prime is piloting the ship towards the star (insert rescue scene) ship blows up. While he's in the lab and Doctor Swaford is trying to revive him, the episodes after Dark Awakening leading up to ROOP take place.

    Make sense?
     
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    It was. It just drastically retcons the ending of "Dark Awakening".

    Image:Retcon.jpg - Transformers Wiki

    No space battle, no heavily damaged Optimus Prime missing an arm and half his face, yet still inexplicably inactive (he was alive and operational at the ending of "Dark Awakening").
     
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    Watch the season 3 episode "Dark Awakening".

    it was.
     
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    Yeah but we see the ship blowup and Prime like lost half his chest so how can he be the Prime before he crashed in ROOP?
     
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    If you watch the opening scene of "The Return of Optimus Prime" then you should know that Jessica and Gregory got his body off the ship before it blew up.

    As for why the body isint damaged........they screwed up.
     
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    Yeah i noticed that and Rodimus orders to retreive his body and put to rest in peace, but he doesnt he know that the body was in the ship when it blew up?
     
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    Did you not read my last post??

    The body wasnt in the ship when it blew up.

    Jessica and Gregory got the body out before the ship blew up.
     
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    I read it but Rodimus and the rest of them didnt knew that when they saw the ship explode, that's what i am trying to say
     
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    So whats your problem with it??

    Its not like Rodimus orders the others to retreive Optimus's body before Jessica told him about it.
     
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    I have no problem with it, it was just confused that's all when i saw the 2 episodes.
     
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    Well the only real confusing part id that the body wasnt damaged.
     
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    Typical G1 error...LOL
     
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    Its not surprising when you consider the time between the production of Dark awakening and TRoOP.
     
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    Yeah and they could of started the story after Dark Awakening
     
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    "story wise" they did.

    But the episodes were produced with a lot of time between them.
     
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