Why Doesnt Megs Remember Prime?

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  1. kylash327

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    In Transwarped, Megatron had a line about niot remembering Prime's name, then continued to just call him "Autobot", was nthis caused by Megatron going through the Space Bridge or what else caused this?
     
  2. Hobbes-timus Prime

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    He just couldn't remember Prime's name. It's an emphasis of just how much of a societal gap there is between Prime (a lowly space bridge tech) and Megatron, the Decepticon commander.

    It was probably my favorite part of the episode.
     
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    It was meant as an insult.

    He was implying that Prime is so far beneath him that Megs can't be bothered to remember his name.

    To Megatron, a veteran of the Great Wars who has killed and maimed so many bots over the years that they tell scary bedtime stories about him (see his Voyager Bio), Prime really is just "Nameless Autobot I'm about to crush #7,283,286".
     
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    Megatron just doesn't care about Optimus. He's just another lowly Autobot scrub in Megatrons optics.
     
  5. Omega Charge

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    *Agrees with three above posts*
     
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    Megs has never mentioned Prime's name ever in Animated
     
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    I think Megs only knows bulkhead by name only because he needed to use him to fix his space bridge. Other than that he never calls any of the autobots by name.
     
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    Through the entire series he has always called Prime and Co by Autobot.
     
  9. Vexza

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    Probably can't remember them either. xD

    That'd be funny if, just as Megs is about to kill Prime, he calls him 'Optimus'.

    And then Prowl jumps in front of Prime to save him. -.-
     
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    it is as computer5 says. he only knows bulkhead's name. he has never heard any of the other autobot's names.
     
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    I actually like the whole Megs calling Prime Autobot, it really adds to the whole Prime isn't the grand commander thing in this series. Personally I love this approach they took and I hope they somewhat role with it. I like the personality they were able to give Prime when he wasn't the supreme commmander or what not. Also it is realistic too because I doubt autobots would normaly tell a decepticon their name in the middle of a war or battle.
     
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    The only one who had even been in the Great War had been Ratchet. And he was just a medic.

    So yeah, Megatron is like the great field general, and here's a small groups of average troops. Why/how should he know their names? I do think it's a nice change, it's a huge spin on the Megatron vs. Optimus Prime stamp in Transformers.
     
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    It's contempt. That and it makes OP saying "bring it on Decepticon" all the more ballsy.
     
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    I don't think Megatron has ever said any Autobot's name in the entire series. Maybe Bulkhead?
     
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    Not even troops lol. A repair crew! :D 

    Does anyone think that by series end Megs will know Prime by name?
     
  16. E. C. R. Former

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    Yup, definitely agreeing with what everyone's saying here: he said it to emphasize how much he is above Prime.

    Which what I'm about to say strange because at the exact same time I can't help but think that he's little by little starting to view Prime as a worthy opponent in the way he talks to him. Maybe its just me.
     
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    I think he is, since Megs is going on a losing streak against Prime.
     
  18. Somebody

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    Well not "just", since you've seen TransWarped

    I think the "so, once again we battle aboard this ship, Autobot" bit does imply that...
     
  19. NoenGaruth

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    Well, at least Blitzwing knows his name, so what's gotta be worth something. XD

    "You have Optimus Prime? Hand him over! Zhat Autobot shall pay for what he did to our leader!"
     
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    Quickly followed by: "I wanna see him turn into a firetruck! Can I? Can I?"

    Anyway, Megs doesnt care about Prime. He considers Prime to be as much of a threat as a flea.
     

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