What's the best show order?

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  1. firehawc_69

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    If one were to acquire all of the TF Series, including the Japanese ones, what order would be best to watch them in for (rough) continuity?

    G1->Headmasters
    Victory
    Masterforce
    Scramble City
    Zone
    Beast Wars->Beast Machines (I know this one)
    Armada->Energon->Cybertron (right?)
    RID
    Animated
     
  2. Jetbolt

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    Beast Wars
    Animated
    Beast Machines
    RID
    G1
    Armada
    Cybertron
    Energon

    Never saw the non US series.
     
  3. firehawc_69

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    Okay, I already know that's wrong.
     
  4. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    G1 (The first episode)
    Beast Wars
    Beast Wars II/Beast Wars Neo (Don't these happen at the same time, on different planets?)
    G1 (The rest of the series)
    Headmasters
    Victory
    Masterforce
    Beast Machines

    Isn't RID, The Unicron Trilogy, and Animated their own, self-contained universes?
     
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    Masterforce is before Victory.
     
  6. Boulder

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    Chronologically, this is about the best order. (Not sure about Beast Machines. I didn't watch it so I don't know where that falls in the timeline.)

    G1 should be further broken down as:
    Season 1
    Season 2
    Scramble City
    Transformers: The Movie
    Season 3/4

    Or you could also do G1/Headmaster etc./Beast series as the order they were introduced. The A/E/C trilogy, RiD, and Animated are separate continuities.
     
  7. SPLIT LIP

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    For the G1-themed continuity, this is the best order. Everything else, just watch it chronologically. (sp?)
     
  8. Cmdr Prime

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    Here's my list
    G1
    Beast Wars[Beasties]
    Armada
    Energon
    Cybertron
    RID
    Animated
     
  9. firehawc_69

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    I thought Beast Machines would be right after Beast Wars. Even though the timeline gap is massive, aren't the Maximals starting BM from the last episode of BW?
     
  10. Matrixbeast

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    I put BM at the end because if it is canon, and no other series has had a Techno-Organic Cybertron yet, that means it had to have been last.
     
  11. Aaron

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    Ehh... From the Beast Wars guys perspective yes, but due to the time travel factor all the other stuff happens between the two shows.

    And yeah, RID, Armada/Energon/Cybertron, and Animated are unique universes not in the majority continuity. Then again parts of the US continuity don't line up with the Japanese continuity so it is all loosey goosey.
     
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    Whoops...... I misread the thread.

    So much to watch.. G1, Beast Wars, BW2, Victory, Masterforce.

    Good luck, just go down in chronological order.


    G1
    Headmasters
    Masterforce
    Victory
    Beast Wars
    Beast Wars 2 Neo? Never watched that
    RID
    Armada
    Cybertron
    Energon
    Animated
     
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    i would start another tread or have a poll added so we can vote on 1 series and what one has the most is best then to the lowest

    for story plot

    beast wars(includeing beast mechines
    animated
    unicron trilogey
    g1
    and then bayfilms
     
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    Watch them in the order the series were produced.
     
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    Thread winner!
     
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    Remember to skip the last 13 episodes of Energon since they're unnecessary episodes. Plus, Cybertron makes more sense by doing so.
     
  17. Vla

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    AniProwl, even if this episodes is not clear to you, that NOT means it's appear the same to others. So watch your mouth.
     
  18. Pravus Prime

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    There's actually 2 ways to watch the series "in order", you can do it more or less in the order they were made, or you can insert the BW series earlier if you wanted to, as mentioned, you can stick BW after G1: MTMTE if you really wanted to.

    G1 Seasons 1 and 2
    Scramble City
    TF:TM
    G1 Season 3 (Rebirth as well, but you may want to skip it in favor of going right into Headmasters since the two conflict, plus it's only one episode [3 parter, but one story])
    Headmasters
    Masterforce
    Victory

    Beast Wars
    Beast Wars II
    Beast Wars Neo
    Car Robots/RiD
    Beast Machines

    Armada
    Energon
    Cybertron

    Animated
     
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    Beast Wars
    Beast Machines
    RID
    Armada
    Energon
    Cybertron
    Animated
    G1 (Haven't seen it so don't know lol but I'd think at top).
     
  20. Torque

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    couldnt animated be considered first? show the rise of Optimus Prime to the leader he is in G1.
     

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