Question about the Fembots (Arcee)...

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  1. Starscreamer95

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    Wasnt Bay against her height when he was in production for the first film, and she was dropped for that reason? But now he has three of them running around in ROTF. And I think it was Bob (or maybe it was Bay, again) that didnt like her Alt. Mode (Motorbike), and yet, I repeat, there are now three. I'm not saying I'm against it, but why? What changed his/thier minds?

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    They changed their mind because three motorcycles bots combining to one bot is cool? Idea can also be used for more female robots in movie.
     
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    And if they don't combine?
     
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    Thus far only Orci has mentioned why Bay dropped Arcee, but I think Arcee was dropped because IRONHIDE WAS BETTER.
     
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    I remember Bay disliked the size for Arcee.

    There's almost rumors of three bikes combining.

    So yeah.
     
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    This.

    Besides the size factor they had a limited number of slots for robots to be fit in the 30 minutes of screen time they got. Now that the basis of the races have been explained to the non-TFers they can explode the cast to the limit of the budget.

    And considering they already had design sketches are models of Arcee, it wasnt a stretch just to include her so all the R&D time wasnt wasted.
     
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    Also, it was simply because of the average sizes of the TF's on each side, and considerin' that the 'cons were generally bigger, the Autobots in their limited numbers needed to get someone bigger to rise up the average height on their side.
     
  8. Mechafire

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    They replaced her with Ironhide. Why? Because the fandom wasn't happy with Arcee being in the movie. You heard right, they listened to the fans.
     
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    Also add to that the massive eef-off canons. More fire power and a more 'true soldier' like character for the Autobot side since the Decepticons have more or less been portraid as the military.
     
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    Guys, I meant why do you think they put her in ROTF?
     
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    What's she look like? I haven't seen any scans of her.
     
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    She was replaced because they found it to hard to explain female bots as Orci said and now I think they just may ignore the whole how can you have a fembot..

    If they combine that also fixes the size problem.
     
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    Bay is a fickle SOB.
     
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    so we get some transformer on transformer action! nothings too crude for bay ;) 

    ^ That or to add more diversity in their species in any form or shape. Bay stated from pre-production that they planned introducing different types of transformers so that's a good reason, also i think its someone for the female audience to root for.
     
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    The same reason they put the rest of the Transformers in.
     
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    From what I understand, they dropped Arcee from movie 1 because they didn't have a story to justify her. Putting her in TF2 was almost a given since they had the character ready to go. And while I think Arcee is one of the worst things to happen to the franchise, if they don't emphasize that she's a fembot, it will work.
     
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    Arcee

    Although theres around four different pieces of artwork with slight differences.

    Another piece
     

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