Transformers Animated : Prowl Question

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  1. TheosPrime

    TheosPrime Complete Amateur

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    I got the Takara-Tomy version of the figure and he came with a traffic light mace thing. I don't remember him having/using it in the show. Any explanations?
     
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    As far as I can remember, it had something to do with the Hasbro version's bio saying he can turn anything into a weapon. That was pretty much it. I think it has to be the most random accessory to come with a figure.
     
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    Yeah - didn't seem very "ninja-like" to me. Thanks!
     
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    Yeah, they wanted to toy with the idea of "improvised weapons".
     
  5. Boy Blunder

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    If it's any consolation, Bulkhead (in human form) uses a stoplight as a makeshift flail in the Human Error two-parter, if you don't want it to go to waste.
     
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    Thank goodness Prowl's nice little ninja stars were not cut to make the traffic light fancier or something.

    If there's one Animated toy that could have gotten away with the "WTF, is that supposed to be a weapon?" accesory, it would be Wreck-Gar. Too bad he came with transparent sprue-clippers. :) 
     
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    It just seems to be a random accessory. I don't even have mine anymore; I lost it.
     
  8. rob_charb

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    Yeah, a bra he could hold up would have been much better. :D 
     
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    Funny story you reminded me of.

    My first Prowl had to be returned because this one swivel got jammed in a bad position and he couldn't transform, so I returned him and got Bumblebee.

    I got Samurai Prowl later.
     
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    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    I am glad i have samurai Prowl since he does not come with that. I always that the traffic light was stupid since it was not on screen that i recall.
     
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    It's not just the Takara version, the Hasbro version had this too. Pretty silly but Prowl's awesomeness makes up for it.
     
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    Prowl did use a traffic light as a weapon in the first multi-part episode. It was just after arriving to earth I think.
     
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    Maybe they added it to make up the plastic quota for a Deluxe.
     

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