What got us started into the Transformers series? For me it was the very first Beast Wars toys I ever got. I was about six or seven. It was the Optimus Bat and Crocotron two pack. They were made before the show ever started, so primal was a fruit bat and megatron was a crocodile. I remember my mom was a little hesitant to buy them for me but I had to ask her real nice. Then I noticed these"Beast Wars" had a cartoon and I watched and got hooked.