what if it was Megatron that was killed by Optimus Prime in the 86 movie?

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  1. exclusacon

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    What if it was the other way around, its was megs that died by the hands of prime, would there been a huge outcry? Would kids have cried?

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. Aernaroth

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    Likely not, "the wages of sin" and all that. Some parents groups might have found the slaughter of the S1 cast a bit graphic and overly dark though.

    In terms of the narrative though, they'd have had to find another way to get the matrix from Prime's hands to Rodimus', and if they still wanted to replace Prime, to find another way to get him out of the picture. Not that difficult though, I dont think.
     
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    Hmm....make sense
     
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    Yea that kid whom locked himself in his bedroom for 2 weeks would have instead locked himself in the bathroom for 1 week.
     
  5. exclusacon

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    LOL
     
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    I suspect he might have been mortally wounded in the fight and died aboard Astrotrain...in which case Starscream would still chuck him out the airlock and Unicron would still get a hold of him. He becomes the zombified herald Galvatron, roars back into Autobot City and Optimus attempts to use the Matrix against him. When that fails (as technically it's still not the Autobots' darkest hour...), Optimus nonetheless remains behind to die heroically, sacrificing himself to buy the other Autobots time to escape while Galvatron soars back to Unicron with the Matrix.

    In other words, Megatron gets a new toy (albeit with a new name), and Optimus still dies, just as Hasbro planned.
     
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    Prime would have to have become Galvatron.
     
  8. exclusacon

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    But seriously if megs died, would galvatron exist? Or would be a different bot altogether, would decpticons had a small crew like rodimus did?....prime had to died, even though its early in the franchise @ the time, hasbro had to reinvent its self...
     
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    Wonder how that would turn out?.....nemesis prime?
     
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    Ooh, and Cullen could've used his KARR voice!
     
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    It would have been pretty boring as if Optimus was still in charge and Starscream was the new 'con leader, the Autobots would completely and utterly steamroll the Decepticons unless somebody more competent than Starscream deposed him (and most of the 'cons wouldn't be very good leaders). Soundwave was intelligent but had no charisma and was loathed by the other Decepticons and the cartoon version of Shockwave was pretty spineless. (Though the comic Shockwave was easily a better leader than Megatron...)
     
  12. Aernaroth

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    Could also use the "dragged out of a parallel dimension" Galvatron like in comics.
     
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    I'd seriously hate to see Starscream take over leadership...that'd be a quick defeat for the Decepticons.
     
  14. exclusacon

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    Starscream, was a good warrior, some may say coward,but I say smart...wasn't much of a planner, but he had heart...maybe that's where G1 suffers (cartoon-wise), wasn't a strong number 2...like cobra had a few that could actually lead cobra...I will say when megs wasn't around starscream took charge...
     
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    nope your wrong on that cause even cullen himself admitted that optimus turned bad would have had vengers voice from the 80's dungeons and ragons cartoon for primes vocie as a evil optimus prime in g1 back in the day
     
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    I would have redone the whole thing on that note. Keep Hot Rod as is, and reverse Megs and Prime COMPLETELY.

    Megatron dies, Optimus is heavily damaged. I would also have removed Ultra Magnus as a character and gone with the "power armor" concept that toy was meant for. So, in the same sense that Megatron becomes Galvatron originally, this one would have Optimus getting the trailer armor and having a "new look" all the same.

    Not what Hasbro had wanted, but if we're going to go the reverse, why not have fun with it?
     
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    :banghead:  Same voice genius.
     
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    Dude, you do know that Peter Cullen did the voices for both characters right??
     
  19. Autovolt 127

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    Starscream is leader, gets killed by Optimus Prime and Shockwave's in command and the Decepticons logically destroy Unicron and they win the 86 movie.

    The Frickin' End.
     
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    Hot Rod listens to Kup.

    Optimus Prime defeats Megatron. Megatron, even dead, still gets turnd into a living Galvatron.

    Perceptor, without Rachet and Wheeljack, helps Optimus Prime with repairs. In the meantime, Optimus Prime hands the Matrix over to Ultra Magnus to assume Leadership.

    Galvatron isn't as insane as he now has no trace of Megatron, Starscream lives. Then the Movie continues as before, Hot Rod becomes Rodimus. Optimus Prime remains in command of Earth, Rodimus retakes Cybertron. The End.
     

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