Talking about old times...

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Late Ironhide, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Late Ironhide

    Late Ironhide The Fallen Hero

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    Why were the kids in TF commercials always so freaking creepy?
     
  3. Late Ironhide

    Late Ironhide The Fallen Hero

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    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Why do the toys look like KOs too? lol
     
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    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    Two words... bad teeth...

    It didn't help that they did goofy things later like digitally color their eyes or have them turn into Transformer faces which were animated like a MAD Magazine folding image page...
     
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    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Personally, their picture-perfect hair (ie. frozen in place for all time) and eighties clothes freak me out more. Wonder where these kids are today? Maybe on here reading about how much they freaked us out and crying inside.....
     
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    Kranix2k Spare me this mockery!! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow....no wonder the movie supposedly didnt do well....with two-bit lifeless promos like in that commercial, I wouldnt have wanted to see it either! :lol 
     
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    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    Of course, most movie commercials of the era would look bad now....
     
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    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Yeah that was creepy...
     
  10. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Cheeserific! :lol 
     
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    "Now in theatres: Transformers the Movie, does Prime die..." WTF!!!?? Who does that? Promos should be like "See the epic battle between the Evil Decepticons and the Heroic Autobots, as they try and fight off a new menace "Unicron". That not only says what the movie is but gives an air of mystery to what Unicron and the battle is. This is like...see the movie and does Prime die. Who's main hit point is that the best character dies?Worst. Promo. Ever!
     
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    Dude, forget about logic and public relations and pretty boy marketing scams and just put yourself into the mindset of an 8 year old. When I was that age, I could have given a shit less about Unicron or any of the others, but losing Prime was right up there with losing the family dog.
     
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    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    I remember both as well as yesterday. Luckily I was able to save both to disk for later viewing. :D  Oh, and when TF the Movie started in my old Brooklyn neighborhood, the theatre was packed for the first few days. I guess Prime's death spread fast by word of mouth sounding the first death knell of G1. :( 
     
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    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I always wanted to be the kid in the toy commercial!! LOL He had all of the toys I didn't have!
     
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    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    One word: yikes. :eek: 
     
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    Seconded.
     
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    Soundwarp Next victim please TFW2005 Supporter

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    :lol  Nice flash back.
    I watch the comercials on the 6th box set from Madman and the Takara Starscream disc.
     
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    Late Ironhide The Fallen Hero

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    HERE'S THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR STAN BUSH - THE TOUCH!!!

    http://www.retrojunk.com/details_commercial/541/

    God I love that sequence where Prime runs over the Decepticons in truck form, transforms while jumping up out of the truck form into robot mode, flipping about and taking out three more. Love it!
     
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    You mean like in the Sylvan Learning Center commercials?
     

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