What G1 character did you love on the cartoon but sucked as a toy?

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  1. jonnyshaft

    jonnyshaft Well-Known Member

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    For me, it was initially Ratchet and Ironhide. I broke that goddamn seat trying to pull it up to make some sort of head-thing. Later on, it was definitely Galvatron. The only adjusment I made to him was sticking a tech spec down his head to give him red eyes...
     
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    Rodimus Prime.

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    Ironhide.
    Ratchet.
    Heck, lots of them, really.
     
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    Ultra Magnus was a big disappointment.
     
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    Megatron was so disappointing I never asked for him
     
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    brawn and ratchet were the ones i hated as a kid
     
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    Ironhide for sure.
     
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    Uhm, it was G1... They all sucked.. I love you though G1, you n me, we goes way back :thumb .
     
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    Megatron is a badass in the show but his toy is just way too awkward.
     
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    Another vote for G1 Megatron here.

    In a more recent toy, Animated Starscream (and voyager-class clones). Great character(s), and the toy's robot mode looks OK, but it's still riddled with annoying design choices and a pot-bellied jet mode.
     
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    Pretty much all of them..... Cept soundwave of course.
     
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    Rodimus Prime.

    The designer must have been badly paid back then. :lol 
     
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    Megatron! Massive trigger penis FTL! :( 
     
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    The successor to Optimus Prime! The chosen one! The underwhelming toy!

    Rodimus Prime.
     
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    Superion and Menasor for me. Abominus had the most dissapointing color scheme.
     
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    This is to easy by FAAAAAAARRRRRRR it would be Ironhide.
     
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    G1 Seekers, they just suck.
     
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    Though as a kid after playing with my awesome darkwing. I got g2 ramjet and thought that was really bad for all the extra parts I had to keep track of. This was also probably the first toy I had with strong spring loaded missiles. So definitely a shock to the system that not every transformer was a big click around block like darkwing and Optimus Prime.

    Later I would come to like the original seekers, understanding that their molds predated darkwing. I expected progression, but it was just the wrong place to look.

    Runamuck and Runabout are a bit lazy.
     
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