Transformers Is Truly Outrageous

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Monzo, Oct 7, 2007.

  1. Monzo

    Monzo Weirdest Fan Experience

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    So I was going through my G1 cartoon screenshots today. Looking in my B.O.T. folder, something caught my eye... I realized that a couple of the background human characters looked familiar. Very familiar.

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    It turns out that two of the students at Benjamin Franklin Pierce high school are none other than Kimber and Jerrica Benton, from Hasbro's Jem doll line!

    Well... okay, they probably aren't really the characters, as I believe they were both already out of high school at the time. But still. Inter-series model reusage!

    (Jem character model drawings from the Pranceatron site. http://www.pranceatron.com/jem/intro.htm )
     
  2. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    :D You are really good at close details or just really really bored.
     
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    I find it funny that those seem to be the ONLY women in this class.
     
  4. Otispq

    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    Or he's just really into the Girlie dolls! :poke 
     
  5. Monzo

    Monzo Weirdest Fan Experience

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    Actually, there's one more woman behind the Jerrica character model I pasted onto that pic.

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    ... of course, I had previously failed to notice that there are two guys in business suits sitting in a high school science class. What the heck?
     
  6. ultraconvoy

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    LOL.... wow!
     
  7. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Remember they were both Sunbow cartoons afterall. :lol 
     
  8. atomictophat

    atomictophat Well-Known Member

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    I think they got held back a lot.
     
  9. Grimwing

    Grimwing Scientist Supreme

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    Three guys in business suits check the upper right.
    anyway spot on finding the jem models.
     
  10. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    I think it was just model reuse. Like how Weirdwolf and numerous G1s are shown in Armada as generic Transformers.

    I'm wondering what's up with the guy in the blue jacket on the right. Looks like he should be holding someone up or something!
     
  11. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    The school is named after Hawkeye from MASH?
     
  12. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    Oh shit, I never put those two together at all! Awesome.
     
  13. NeilJam

    NeilJam Resident Audiophile

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    Didn't the reporter who resembled Geraldo appear in both cartoons?
     
  14. Gaastra

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    Transformers/ gijoe/ inhumanoids/ jem all take place in the same universe.

    The same reporter is in all four shows.

    cobra commander and flint were on transformers.

    Sci-fi is watching the news on gijoe and prowl, ironhide, and jazz (i think) are on the news.

    Inhumanoids are on the news in a episode of jem.

    Ace from gijoe joins the inhumaoids later!

    Cold slither song from gijoe is playing in auto-bop.

    Dinobot island started in gijoe first!

    The synthoids from "only human" started in a episode of gijoe called "no place like springfield."
     
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    Everyone in that photo is creepy as hell.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Intreseting.
     
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    An interesting article about all the connections between shows. Funny haw a member of GI Joe would see a giant robot on the news and think nothing of it.

    In many parts the article refers to similarities between shows written by the same person as "inside jokes" or the author "having a little fun." Sounds like some of those were more about getting the most use out of a single idea. Kinda how Howie Mandel used the same voice for Gizmo, Skeeter, and Bobby.
     
  19. Orion P

    Orion P Cybertronian P.I.M.P.

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    man, a stickler for detail huh? hahah
     
  20. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    :lolol  I noticed that too.

    and another TF/MASH cross over Micheal Bell (voice of Prowl) played a greedy helicopter pilot in one episode of MASH.
     

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