Where does TF Prime rank so far

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by OptimusSolo, Dec 3, 2010.

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Where does Prime Rank

  1. 1st: Best Transformers Cartoon ever so far!

    31.2%
  2. 2nd: Behind only G1

    11.2%
  3. 2nd: Behind only Beast Wars

    12.8%
  4. 2nd: Behind only Animated

    4.8%
  5. Third: Behind G1 and Beast Wars

    4.8%
  6. Third: Behind G1 and Animated

    5.6%
  7. Third: Behind Animated and Beast Wars

    20.8%
  8. Fourth: Behind G1, Beast Wars, and Animated

    6.4%
  9. Last: This is even worse than the Unicron Trilogy

    2.4%
  1. OptimusSolo

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    [since we kind of started talking about where Prime ranks amongst other TF series in the episode 5 discussion thread I figured it only made sense to create this thread for further discussions of this type]

    Simple, now that we have seen the 5-part miniseries of Transformers Prime, based just on these 5 episodes and 'assuming' that the series follows suit for the most part

    Where do you rank Prime among the cartoons
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

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    For me? Right up there with BW/M and Animated.

    For now.
     
  3. darksage78

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    Granted I'm still waiting on Episode 5, but colour me hooked. As much as I liked Animated, I only found the designs fun and interesting. The story had great elements but the storytelling wasn't all there. In terms of a TF Series, this is the series fans deserve. Excellent storytelling, amazing visuals. BW has been the bar for the last decade and its finally time to match it and I love how they're finally giving us a show of that caliber. I am from the BW generation and I seriously hope that Prime surpasses it in terms of story and mythology. Can't wait for Ep 5 and Feb to come.
     
  4. AutoBobby

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    Nothing can beat the G1 cartoons.

    This show obviously has a lot of potential.It will be fun to see how many new bots they bring into the show when the new season starts.
     
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    Since Animated is the only Transformers cartoon I've watched all the way through so far, I'm going to say that Prime is right behind it at the moment. But it'll probably end up beating Animated after I see more of the show.
     
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    I'm still shocked when people say this.
     
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    too early to tell.
     
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    I clicked second behind Animated if only because this is only episode 5. this is definately more epic where animated is more fun. But this show is definately tops-kinda wish i could change my vote now the more i think about it... but then not... i dunno, i wish there was a 'tied' option
     
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    I am in love with this shit.
     
  10. OptimusSolo

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    Is really hoping we can avoid the typical G1 war in this thread
     
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    Third place for me. It's not Beast Wars, nor is it Animated...but it has potential.
     
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    Third: Behind Animated and Beast Wars.

    Mainly because we're only 5 episodes in so far. Certainly it has a shot at getting better though.
     
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    I cannot pick 5 consecutive episodes of Animated or BW that were as good as Darkness Rising, so I picked first.

    That said, there's room for it to grow or fail, so we'll see.
     
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    Couldn't do it for Animated. But for BW, its hard to beat Agenda Part 1, 2, 3, and Optimal Situation. Though BW is graphically dated, I rewatch it for the stories and characters.

    I think one particular potential that may be skimmed over with Prime is how close this is to the people working on it. Sure the "Behind the Scenes" obviously hypes it up a bit but Orci and Kurtzman do love the series. And if they had their way, things may have turned out differently in the movies, but this is their new outlet to explore those possibilities - which I'm eager to see unravel. One thing that lacked from BW was that Forward and DiTillio weren't big TF fans, they wanted to write a sci-fi show luckily the came across Ben Yee.
     
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    That was it's strength, really. Because of that they were able to move forward and try new things instead of retreading what came before. (which is what killed Transformers and necessitated a radical departure in the first place.)
     
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    Behind BW and TFA right now. Too early to really make a definitive decision. It hasn't really hooked me the way those two shows did.
     
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    Couldn't agree more. :) 

    BW has been my favorite and Prime has a real shot at matching or dethroning it with merely this short glimpse, this show is totally of the calibur to do it so far, can't wait for Feb and this show to hopefully continue to exceed BW, take my top spot as it keeps racking up awesome eps like these 5 and keep exceeding my expections!

    Prime's pretty much in "prime" (sorry for the pun lol!) position to be the first to finally overtake the utterly awesome Beast Wars, but it's hard to finalize the two with the payoff over multiple seasons to Prime's awesome first 5 episodes, so I guess they should probably be tied for the moment at the top spot.
     
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    Indeed, all the things Larry and Bob helped solidify in the mythos was invaluable. Concepts like stasis pods, protoforms, Transwarp, CR chambers were never in Transformers to begin with and now they're reinvented with each reiteration of the franchise. Which is why as a TFan now I'm interested in seeing what a talented group of fans can do with Prime.
     
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    After my initial nerdgasm, I thought a little about it. its gonna be hard to judge off of just 5 episodes...I"m pretty sure if you stacked up 5 beast wars episodes against these, it would fair pretty well, so my vote was 2nd behind bw....for now...
     
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    Third, behind Beast Wars and Animated. For now, anyway.
     

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