Rescue bots academy is Ending.

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  1. Cliffjumper

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    Dont know if this is news but after 2 seasons and 104 episodes RBA is over and the end of the year.


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    100 episodes is the magic number for any kind of syndication, and this would explain why I'm seeing the toys fading from shelves.

    It's a bummer, my three year old has been slowly discovering it. So hopefully they replace it with something his speed at stores.
     
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    The original Rescue Bots was superior. It took itself more seriously then Academy.
     
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    I never saw Academy. Did it have continuity with the original?

    Does this mean Aligned will actually end?
     
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    Yes it had continuity with alligned and if there is not RB 3 or Rid '15 sequel or some new show, The alligned continuity will pass on.
     
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    Up next: Rescue Bots Generation Z.

    They just sit around texting on their phones all day.
     
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    So that’s it for Transformers media aimed children?

    I guess we’re in for a Botbots show next...
     
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    A shame, I was actually enjoying this cute little show quite a bit, a lot more than Cyberverse.
     
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    That's a shame. My youngest loves the show.

    And I thought the theme tune was quite catchy.
     
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    Academy is a sequel to Rescue Bots with a voice cast from New York instead of Los Angeles. All of the returning Rescue Bots characters from the original show have different voice actors. Optimus Prime and Bumblebee look like their Cyberverse incarnations due to Hasbro’s brand unification strategy.
     
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    Not a surprise. It was predicted when Hasbro bought Entertainment One to produce their future media content, that the Cyberverse and Rescue Bots cartoons would end. They paid a lot of money for E1, so wouldn't continue paying other businesses to produce their cartoons at the same time, as well as wanting to start fresh with it (just like when they set up the HUB, which saw Animated axed in favor of brand new cartoons to headline their new channel).
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    Hasbro makes both show via Boulder Media, which they own.
     
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    I wouldn't assume anything.
     
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    Yeah I hate shows that have successfully drawn in young audiences to the brand.
     
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    When I was the same age of the young audience that Rescue Bots Academy is aimed for, the original 1984 cartoon successfully drew me in.

    Or are you going to tell me that the 1984 cartoon was written to only appeal to adult fans in their 30s?
     
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    1984 was very different compared to 2020.
     
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    Well I'm sure little kids don't give a shit and will watch anything that is remotely like a cartoon as long as it's entertaining. However, some parents do care if their 3-year-old child is watching something violent at that age so Hasbro has created a series to fill in that gap. This isn't supposed to be a replacement for the target audience of the original G1 show. Cyberverse is more along that level.
     
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    Very weird thinking that this, finally, is the end of the aligned continuity that started a decade ago. Reminds me of how Beast Machine's ending technically closed out the G1 continuity after what, 19 years?
     
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    That is a very interesting way of looking at it. Much like g1, it went on for awhile, but was somehow less coherent than the non-intended continuity of G1. It was sad when g1 ended, the end of an era. When it comes to the aligned continuity, good riddance. A continuity that had two great games, a good kids show, a mediocre reboot, a half assed stop gap, and an ok kids show.
     
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