While archiving old VHS tapes, I found...

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  1. beatrush

    beatrush Collects too many things

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    My apologies if this is the wrong section or if linking to a video is forbidden...

    I been taking my time off during this holiday season to archive some old VHS tapes to DVD when I ran across an old Transformers Commercial for the Headmaster Toys

    I uploaded it to my youtube account, enjoy

    Autobot Headmasters


    Edit: Found more

    Targetmaster Transformers


    Horrorcon Headmasters
     
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  2. a person

    a person Is not amused.

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    I have never seen that commercial.
     
  3. Schide

    Schide Buyer of Too Much

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    Holy crap, I think I vaguely remember that.

    Neat.
     
  4. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ha, neat. I love those old adverts.
     
  5. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    I remember that. What a great slogan change in that era. From "More than meets the eye" to "More...much more than meets the eye." That made me want to go out and buy a gazillion more.

    -Tony!
     
  6. Kupp

    Kupp Ford Fanboy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I remember that one. I still never liked headmasters...

    Targetmasters and Powermasters were where it was at, never owned a headmaster.

    Well that isn't true, a headmaster came into my possession recently, but I don't have the body/vehicle.

    Targetmasters and Powermasters just rock so much more.
     
  7. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Neither had I. Thank you!
     
  8. Jedah

    Jedah Bring me sunshine.. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ive never seen that ad before either. Thanks for the upload :thumb 
     
  9. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    Well, I think the sole problem of Headmasters was that they all had to have a pilot's seat for the headmaster component in vehicle mode which basically meant that a bulk of the body would have to remain unchanged over the transformation, leading into bricks with simple transformations. Targetmasters obviously didn't need them, and powermasters could just remain plugged on in both modes.

    I'd still have multiple orgasms in my pants if I got Fortress Maximus, though.
     
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    I remember that commerical just like it was yesterday. Thanks for the stroll down memory lane.
     
  11. omega ranger

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    I always thought they said, "four bucks more than meets the eye," because of that voice they used in the commercial.
     
  12. Team Jetfire

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    Awsome!

    I also remember that...such a great commercial.
     
  13. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    I don't remember that commercial, but thanks for sharing!
     
  14. Otispq

    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    Cool upload. Still lovin my headmaster scorponok after all these years.
     
  15. Backpack

    Backpack Scattershot who?

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    That's a much better quality version than most that I've seen. Wish someone out there would upload quality versions of the earlier commercials (84-86). I hate to think of these being lost to time, seeing as they were such wounder pieces of work.
     
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    My brother and I were going nuts when we first saw that commercial back in the day.
     
  17. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    My thoughts exactly.

    Thanks for finding it and putting it up.
     
  18. beatrush

    beatrush Collects too many things

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    I have another 25 tapes left to archive, if I find more, I'll post them up.

    I did record some fun Gi Joe, MASK, Centurions, Master of the Universe and other toy commercials I will post up when I get a chance.
     
  19. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    While I'm not against Headmasters, the point is, you loose the head, the rest of the body is useless. With Targetmasters this is non-existent, and with Powermasters you can always disable the mechanism.

    And I can't wait for links to those old MOTU, MASK and Centurion commercials.
     
  20. red00wolf

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    i alwaysd liked the idea that the head was the main bot and the body was just a tool.
     

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