Never realized g1 was in armada

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    so I started watching armada with my son. Wanted him to watch my shows growing up since he's watched all of 2015 rid and just finished cyberverse. First off he loves it so far. Second. Watching it again, I really didn't remember that g1 was in the show. In the first few episodes, when the mini-con signal gets sent, you can clearly see g1 hound and powerglide. I didn't recognize anyone else at that moment but I'm sure I missed a few. Regardless. Was totally surprised to see that and wanted to share.
     
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    Yeah, to pad the armies on Cybertron they reused a lot of G1 Animation models. Saved time, and was a bone for the fans. Just because we see the design doesn't mean it's the same guys
     
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    That's perfectly fair. I never watched the g1 cartoon and actually started that on my own as well. It was just kinda cool to see. You're probably right on the money about the "just reused but probably not the character" but I like to think it could be them as they don't really do or say anything so there's no way to tell. Im gonna head cannon that. Thanks.
     
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    Takara intended Micron Arms to be a direct continuation of G1. At that point, they had never branched out beyond the single continuity the way we had from the start. Everything in Japan was the same universe.
     
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    That's pretty cool. Tbh I don't know much about the Japanese versions of the shows. I do know the three UT shows were not intended to be a trilogy but that's literally all I knew.
     
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    Be sure to be on the lookout for Bumblebee in Energon.
     
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    I will when we get there. Lol
     
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    I've watched several Toonami commercials from Armada, and there is one where you can clearly see the Beachcomber character model.

    There's also a frame on TFWiki that shows reused character models of Streetwise, Wideload, Sixknight, and Lander/Landmine.

    In the early episodes of Armada, I believe there was heavy reuse of G1 character models with exception of the original three Autobots.

    Edit: Here's the promo
     
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    i like this
     
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    Beast Wars Rhinox appeared near the finale I think as a generic Autobot.
     
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    Need to remember to look for him. Thanks
     
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    love that Peter Cullen Promo of the series, love seeing all those g1 characters making cameos. so many in that preview ! Sucks that as the series went on they lost that and when they did show up in the backgrounds they were usually miscolored.

    Wish the series would have been a sequel to g1.
     
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    It wouldn't have been hard to make the Minicons the descendants of the Micromasters and the Autobots and Decepticons seeking them out for their mastery of Energon usage, either for protection or for their own gain in the case of the former and the latter. Optimus is Optimus but with a new band of Autobots and Galvatron has reverted back to Megatron - only to find out Unicron isn't actually dead and may still be unknowingly using him.
     
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    That would have made for an interesting canon. I like it a lot.
     
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    I would’ve liked seeing armada especially worked into g1

    The later series’ would be a little harder. I could see Energon working. But Cybertron had the humans not knowing what transformers were at all (again) so I don’t know
    And recolours. The Unicron trilogy loved recoloured ‘powered up’ forms
     
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    It wasn't really a good thing. They were so committed to having a single universe, they tried to fit the live action movies and Animated into G1. Now they just use the same multiverse as Hasbro.
     
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    UT’s fatal flaw was its rushed production.
    We need to go back and fix it. Desperately.
     
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    Are you talking like reboot with same-similar designs? If so I'd be done for that.

    Honestly im down for anything UT. The new idw comic using siege leader prime gives me hope.