Being "freaking lazy" would be if they rehashed the same combination system that was the hallmark of most of the G1 combiners, using the same G1 molds. This wasn't them being "lazy". It was them trying something different. PCC apparently is not going to appeal to "serious collectors", but if this line still sells, it just further proves Hasbro's point that we as a market don't affect their profit margin either way. And how do we know that these guys aren't going to appear in a TV show? For all we know they could be part of the character roster in that upcoming Transformers toon on the Hub.