Ultra Magnus AWOL in the last 20 minutes of the 86 TF flick?

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  1. Shepard Prime

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    I've watched this a zillion times but never noticed this. Once the two ships take off and leave Junkion, we never see him again until the "Till all are one" scene at the end.

    I guess he really couldn't deal with it. :) 
     
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    He and Barricade were hanging out.
     
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    He was on the Junkion ship (along with Perceptor) which got squished and thrown away. I suppose it was a choice by the writers so the guy Optimus had originally chosen to be Autobot leader wasn't too near to the final action when Hot Rod got his hands on the Matrix.

    Personally I'd like to know what happened to Blaster after the second attack on Autobot City.
     
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    Just another way the live action movies are true to G1.
     
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    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    Word! :lol 
     
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    He died
     
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    A nice quiet weekend with Snarl...
     
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    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Maybe. But then later Snarl shows up on the Quintesson ship.

    It's just always bugged me when they board the shuttles to escape:

    Daniel: "Wait, Ultra Magnus! Arcee's still out there!"

    *Springer grabs Arcee and pulls her in. Daniel closes the hatch*

    Perceptor: "There's Blaster! Open the hatch!"

    Daniel: "Fuck that guy."

    Actually, it also seemed a bit off to me that Arcee was with them when Magnus told Hot Rod to get the Dinobots aboard the other shuttle and she also seemed to be ahead of Magnus in the shot of them running to the shuttle (Magnus isn't seen in this shot but I'm assuming he's slower than the others). Daniel somehow seems to be running at the exact same speed as Arcee. But then when Springer and Daniel run up to the shuttle Magnus and Perceptor are already there covering them while Arcee takes far longer to arrive. What the hell was Arcee doing all that time? Bitch deserved to be left behind dragging her high heels like that.
    It's funny that Magnus and Perceptor stop covering the others and get into the shuttle without bothering to wait for Arcee. And then they start the launch without realising she's not with them.
    It's kinda odd when you look at the continuity and logic of it all.

    I reckon Blaster didn't make it to the shuttle because Arcee stopped to trip him up to be certain she'd get a seat on the ship. :p 

    Arcee (tripping Blaster): "Shotgun, muthafucker!"

    If they were still doing Mosaic comic strips that would've been a fun little thing to cover like that. :) 
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    In the bad way off course.
     
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    Nobody ever said they wanted the movie to be only the good parts of G1.

    You've gotta word a monkey's paw wish more clearly.
     
  11. Shepard Prime

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    This made my day. lol. And I agree would've made a ridiculously good mosaic.

    Makes you wonder if 86 Arcee is IDW Arcee as well as scitzophrenic? Maybe she didn't just "trip" Blaster. lol. That would explain where she during that time...

    Blaster: Hey, Arcee, where everyone be?

    *shoots him in the knee*

    Arcee: I always hated your rhyming in speech. Least I don't have to hear that crap anymore (ironic given Wheelie would be just around the corner) ...Say hello to Primus for me.

    BOOM! right in the head.


    Remember when we saw Windcharger and Wheeljack dead? She killed them and she was disposing of the evidence. She even hauled @$$ and left Daniel when the Junkions attacked, exo suit or not that's messed...what a way to repay the person that kept you from getting left. :) 
     
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    That's ridiculous. He had scheduled that leave months earlier. Unicron or not, those tickets were non-refundable.
     
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    G1DeadEnd Bring on 5, 6, 7 & 8!

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    I'd like to see the 86 movie remade by the crew who does TF Prime . . .
     
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    It casts G1 Arcee in a whole new light, doesn't it? :) 
    I can just imagine all the TFP forum-style threads made that would be asking if Unicron is going to be romantically involved with Galvatron:

    Unicron: "I want you inside me!" *swallows Galvatron*

    Ultra Magnus holds Optimus' hand as he dies. This obviously means they were in love. Optimus asks Magnus to put the baby Matrix into himself.

    Arcee looks down at the dead Wheeljack and Windcharger during the Autobot City attack:

    Arcee: "All my partners are deeeeaaaad!"

    Galvatron is shown choking Hot Rod and ten threads are made claiming Hot Rod is going to die.
     
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  15. Shepard Prime

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    Naw if the TFP crew really did remake the 86 flick, no one would've died because they shoot worst than the Storm Troopers in Star Wars in TFP. lol.
     
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    My guess was a vision of what was to come, and an immediate reaction of 'Fuck that noise' and he went and partied at some clubs, got some hookers and blow...you know all that clubbing stuff he could never do while either Captain Killjoy (Ultra Magnus) or General Harshed-Buzz (Optimus Prime) were hanging around. The death of the latter and headlong charge into lunacy and 80's space opera saw an end to this restriction.

    Why, so they could drain it of all colour and personality?
     
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    Ha, nice.

    You know, just like the OP, I've seen the movie countless times and never noticed this. Weird...
     
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  18. Shepard Prime

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    lol. Yeah, I can see that too. I imagine when the remaining Autobots return to earth, he had to have been surprised.

    "You ****ing beat him?"

    Of course, how they found him is a story in itself. His place was thrashed, passed out fembots littering his domicile, empty canisters of synthesized nitrous on the table with his tape deck hanging out. lol.
     
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    This would be almost guaranteed to happen
     
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    Yeah he was left out of the final battle, so his agent got on the horn and boom! Ultra Magus got more screen time during season 3, and Rodimus was an emo leader.

    -OR-

    this:
    Ah, yes, what did become of Ultra Magnus? Well my friends I'm glad you asked! Knowing how much of a thread Unicron was, and how powerful Megatron had become as Galvatron, Ultra Magnus knew the Autobots were in danger and needed their ace in the hole. And when Skylynx recieved this call to action he came as fast as his finely tuned engines could! And despite arriving late, which was no fault of his own, Skylynx truely turned the tide of battle during the final days of the great war! Bravo! What a jolly good move on Ultra Magnus' part, to call on Skylynx to help light the Autobots darkest hour.
     
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