Combat Hero Optimus Prime Question

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  1. jru42287

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    I was just digging through some toys I have in storage, and I found an unopened "Ultimate Gift Pack" set that was around in the Christmas of 2012, I believe. It includes a legends Thundercracker and Motorbreath (repaints of RtS Starscream and Optimus, respectively) and deluxe G2 Jazz (repaint of the RtS Special Ops Jazz) and Combat Hero Optimus Prime (repaint of RtS Laser Optimus Prime).

    My question is, what is the paint job on the Combat Hero Optimus Prime figure a reference to? I know Laser Prime was a homage to the G2 figure, but I have no idea about this version. Did it appear in the cartoon?
     
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    Optimus Prime (G1)/toys - Transformers Wiki

    Generations "Combat Hero Optimus Prime" is a metallic-blue, gunmetal, and red redeco of United Laser Optimus Prime, having the retooled tab, and being based on the canceled Generation 2 Combat Hero Optimus Prime figure, sporting a red mouthplate inspired by the official catalog image for the unreleased toy (packaged samples had featured a traditionally colored gray mouthplate). He comes packed with a (vaguely) Generation 2-styled Deluxe Class Autobot Jazz, as well as unchanged releases of Generations Legends Class Thundercracker and Motorbreath.
     
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    Hmm. That seems like somewhat of an esoteric design homage, but cool nonetheless.

    Thanks, gents!
     
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