Who was that old bot supposed?

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  1. siekone

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    Who was thats old bot The one missing the tooth with magnus and ratchet in the flashbacks. Also I have not seen this posted but alpha trion was spot on! Good good stuff :) 
     
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    Highbrow.
     
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    I don't think it was a missing tooth more of a gap between the front teeth like Terry Thomas and Highbrow does have a british accent and what appears to be a pith helmet like head gear.

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  5. swarlock

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    That's who he reminded me of. He appeared in a lot of shows and movies in The 60's.
     
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    Yeah, not sure what I made of Highbrow to be honest.
     
  7. caitlindevi

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    I'm waiting to find out if Highbrow is a 'ladies man', a 'Cad' and a 'Bounder' :lolol 
     
  8. Silent_Magnus

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    Anyone have a good screen shot of his alt mode?
    I'm a bit disappointed that he's not a helicopter.
     
  9. siekone

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    here you go ")
     

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    I just had it confirmed by Derrick Wyatt on Twitter. Highbrow is indeed based on Terry Thomas!

    I did think Strika has a resembleance to Straxsis on the face, but he said no, she was based on her Beast Machine self
     
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    you know, it was like 100% sure that he's not a copter, because of "only Decepticons can fly", so they have to come with projects Omega and Safeguard (and what most bots don't know, there's Swoop on Earth ;)  )
    for me it's great, it's almost identical as G1 Highbrow's alt mode besides changing it from copter to ground vehicle! you must admit those deatails as front etc.!
     
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    The character was Ok in the transwarped episode but why choose him as highbrow is my question?
     
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    we should ask Derrick or Marty, dunno either ;)  maybe they wanted to use someone from Headmasters? yeah i know there was Arcee but she was there before in the show.

    and thx to G1 Highbrow, Animated Highbrow has awesome (for me) alt mode:
     

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    I actually like his gap between his teeth. Makes him look like David Letterman. :lol 
     
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    Like the robot design (and good stuff that his vehicle resembles his old mode except without chopper wings!)..wouldn't mind if he gets a toy, although he's much too obscure and unimportant for that.
     
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    I didn't even realise how close to G1 his altmode was. He wasn't bad for a short cameo though, I hope he comes back and displays his stiff upper lip attitude at some point. ;) 
     
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    OOH so that was HighBrow. He was the only Transformer I couldn't pin point.
     
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    Who was that in the room with Arcee, red/yellow and blue?
     
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    Well, Highbrow is supposed to be a brain, so it's fitting that he's part of The Ministry of SCIENCE!.

    Mainframe?

    After Ratcher, Ultra Magnus, and Highbrow he's the only named character that I can think of that was in that room.

    Although he's only a step above from being a generic background character.
     
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    Love highbrow i hope he is in it more, But seeing as he was in the flashback sequence, he might not of made it after the great war, or hes retired and livin in his country estate hunting turbo foxes along with mirage
     

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