Star Wars & Knight Rider Collab Listings

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TriBlurr, Mar 28, 2024.

  1. Vector Oracle

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    So just to recap, aside from these listings we have:

    • Project Bear (no idea what happened to this, might be cancelled)
    • Project Gee Whiz (Kup/Triple-T with Sgt. Slaughter and Leatherhead)
    • Optimus Prime/MOBAT with Hawk (not sure what the Project code name is for this)
    • Project Tails (could be Sonic, could be something else entirely)

    I suspect that the Star Wars collaborative might be a reissue of the Millenium Falcon or TIE Advanced that Takara made, since they’ve done it before with Street Fighter. Either way, I’m probably skipping it unless it really impresses me. The Knight Rider Collab is something I would preorder the day it went up unless I really hated the robot mode for some reason.
     
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  2. DrOblivian

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    so obviously the Knight Rider figure will just be KITT, duh. But the question is, will they give the robot mode a dumb "Transformers" name? or will it just be "KITT" like it should be.

    because KITT is already sentient, so to give the figure any other identity would be really stupid.

    also, i would bet good money that it will be an Kingdom Tracks retool. but hopefully a new mold altogether.
     
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  3. Mako Crab

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    Very interested to see what they do with KITT. I used to love watching Knight Rider as a kid. But KITT is a separate character from Michael Knight, so I hope they don’t try to make his robot mode resemble him.
    And I hope it’s better than their other crossover attempts. Wasn’t blown away by the Back to the Future TF. The Ecto-1 TF was better, but KITT should really be a slam dunk.
     
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  4. DrOblivian

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    KITT really just should be giving KITT a robot mode and nothing else. no need to give it a different identity or anything. that would be dumb considering KITT is already sentient.
     
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    I just turned 50, and the two shows that shaped my younger years the most were Transformers and Knight Rider.

    Assuming mint condition boxes, there's just no way I won't buy at least two of these collabs.
     
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  7. Dark Starscream

    Dark Starscream Defender of Beast Machines and Clone Wars

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    THIS.

    I don't want a ship that turns into a likeness of Luke Skywalker or Han Solo. I want a ship that turns into its own Transformers character.
     
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  8. ToaDraco

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    I'm definitely down for another Star Wars Transformer and like others have said, I definitely want it to be its own character rather than try to look like a specific Star Wars character because that just doesn't work out well. What they did with the Shellraiser isn't terrible, but I would have preferred if it was just it's own TMNT-themed Transformer.

    Man, I'm kicking myself for not getting either version of Ectotron. Definitely one of my biggest Transformers regrets along with Draculus.
     
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    Wild theories about collab Project Tails
    1. Sonic
    2. Scooby-Doo
    3. Another Jurassic Park
    And my wild theory
    Mattel Battle Cat into He-man
     
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  10. mikeszekely

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    Then I guess you must be pretty happy Ectotron's getting reissued.
     
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    I’ve been saying for YEARS they will do Knight Rider. I am also assuming they will do The A Team van…. But there’s plenty of other collabs to do.
     
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    Holy crap, I should have scrolled further down on the news page. Haha, yes I am very happy now! Definitely getting my preorder in.
     
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    Just had a thought:

    Wouldn’t it be great if KITT was a return to Human Alliance, with an included Michael Knight figure?
     
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    Knight Rider collab is something that should have happened long ago. Since both Kitt and Karr are Firebirds which aren't big vehicles, I'm hoping its a 2 pack with both of them. Would like to see them use maybe Sunstreaker as the base and not one of the Stunticons or the Sideswipe mold.
     
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    Oh, and KITT needs a working strobe/sensor bar on his grill. And if at all possible, worked into his robot mode too. Maybe instead of optics, he could have a visor.
     
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    This might be  my  only star wars  toy I  get. Since  I can\'t  stand that  franchise.
     
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    Knight Rider, A-Team, Airwolf!
     
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    I'm too young to have any attachment to Knight Rider, and have no interest in the Star Wars franchise.
    But then, I also had no interest in Ghostbusters, Top Gun, Jurassic Park, Ultimate X-Men, or pretty much any of the other Collaborative franchises. but ended up getting most of those.
    So If the Star Wars and Knight Rider collab figures turn out to be cool looking figures. I'll probably get them eventually.
    I do hope they aim for making the robots their own unique characters and don't make them look like the actors related to those franchises.

    Hopefully Project Bear or Project Tails ends up being something more in my realm of interests.
    (I really should start brainstorming ideas for Collaborative figures I'd actually like to see)
     
  19. MnemonicSyntax

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    WTF. The show is Knight Rider. KARR was in it for two episodes!

    Besides, KARR is a fairly simple repaint. Yellowish wigwag and grey understriping in vehicle mode. EZ PZ.
     
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    Im down for the return of Star Wars Transformers.

    Im all in for KITT. If he’s just a Wild Rider retool, ill still take it. Ill even take a SS Barricade retool.

    Fingers crossed for Airwolf
     
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