Would you like a slice of life episode?

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  1. Snark

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    Personally, I've always wanted an episode or two with just the bots hanging out with the kids. No big battles, no Decepticon menace, just little things like Jack trying to hide Arcee from his mom, or Miko simply cruising round with Bulkhead and having fun.

    What do you reckon? Think you'd like to see an episode where the good guys just chill and hang out?
     
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    Yeah, it could be called 'Day in the Life of Humans.'

    While it would be nice, I think those kind of episodes work better in Animes.


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    A Tarrantino style episode would be nice, like in Pulp Fiction or that Simpsons episode :) 
     
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    No the hub needs ratings.
     
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    I think in this case, an approach not unlike the (deservedly) famous Avatar the Last Airbender epsiode 'The Tales of Ba Sing Se' would be a good one. Small vignettes that go for a few minutes each that showcase how the cast simply interact with one another:

    Arcee and Jack could practice riding: so that if Arcee is ever too injured or tired to drive herself, then Jack could actually drive her.

    Bumblebee could learn how to play an Earth game like Chess or Risk.

    Bulkhead could indulge Miko with some art and music from Cybertron.

    You know, stuff like this or better ideas that the writers could come up with.
     
  6. Bountyan

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    Sometimes, episodes like that in a series end up becoming some of my favorite episodes

    Then there are other people that constantly complain "omggggg fillur episod omg"
     
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    I'd love to see a Decepticon slice of life episode.
     
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    We've had enough useless filler;
     
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    I think someone said something in the "Post your own Premise" thread about an episode called the Day in the life of an Eradicon", where you see things through the visor of an Eradicon, and when one dies, it moves on to the next and so on so fourth.

    I know it's not the exact same, but I think I'd like to see that! :D 
     
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    No.

    The show is boring enough with Decepticons and combat, so unless it's based solely around Ratchet, then it would probably suck terribly.
     
  11. Overlord Balder

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    I thin this formula would fit better with the 'Cons, there's the whole "A Day in the Life of a Vehicon" thing, and possibly a "Breakdown and Knockout episode", which I would love it.
     
  12. TylerMirage

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    A Slice of Life ... with Ratchet. The title? "I NEEDED THAT!!!" Revolving around Ratchet's lifelong struggle with morons damaging his medical equipment. From his earliest days on Cybertron, to his studying Cybertronian medicine in university, and now, on Earth.

    All Ratchet, all the time.

    But I wouldn't mind an episode as the OP suggested. But first, let's get some more awesome, intense butt-kicking episodes. :D 
     
  13. Autovolt 127

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    Maybe.

    I mean charecter development is the greatest thing for a show after Plot.
     
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    I'd rather like a "bots marooned with the kids" type episode. Same thing, only like in the middle of nowhere with the B-plot being that the groundbridge is broke, again, and Ratchet isn't around to fix it.
     
  15. Fierceawakening

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    Eh. A "lots of character development" ep I'd approve of. A "let's just hang out" ep, not so much.
     
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    This would be soooo funny to watch for some reason to me. XDDDDDDD But yes, THIS!!!!
     
  17. Bountyan

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    That would be even better. I'd like if there were more bad-guy based episodes in cartoons like Transformers.
     
  18. Paxtin

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    I think the episode Speed Metal was close enough to being something like that.

    You got to see what Jack and Arcee do when she's not on missions, and you got to see what a Decepticon like Knockout likes to do in his downtime.
     
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    No, absolutely not. An episode with no threat, mystery, or action is just boring IMO.
     
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    I would love an episode like that since it would further develop the kids and even some of the Autobots or Decepticons.

    Of course, though, most of the fandom would be completely against it because there are no scenes with robots punching eachother.

    God forbid we use one episode as a way to develop characters instead of ACTION ACTION ACTION.
     

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