Unicron Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Earthspark and Cartoon Discussion' started by Prime Jetscream, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Prime Jetscream

    Prime Jetscream HE PULLS THE STRINGS AND HE MAKES THEM RING

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    Searched through 10 pages under the terms "Unicron Appreciation Thread" and I got nothing, so here it is!
    It may be another case of me loving a character because I got the toy and loved it... but either way, I really like Unicron in Prime. I wish he became a recurring villain.
     
  2. Darkscream

    Darkscream Well-Known Member

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    He loses his quality as a villain if he becomes a reoccurring character. We learned this in the "Unicron Trilogy". Unicron is a great evil, but best used sparingly for the greatest effect when he does show up.
     
  3. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    The fact that Unicron is essentially Earth itself in Prime, and Optimus blew his wad with the matrix to stop him, if he were to return it'd probably mean he'd rip the entire planet apart. While that sounds cool, it could have worked if it was any other planet than Earth, and then he could come here as a threat to us. But starting within kind of made for a dead end to that arc.
     
  4. AutobotJazz1

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    Why should i appreciate a big ass robot that the size of a planet that wanted to bring hell upon earth?
     
  5. Prime Jetscream

    Prime Jetscream HE PULLS THE STRINGS AND HE MAKES THEM RING

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    Well, I think I'd make a good point in pointing out your signature is Shockwave resting his foot on Megatron's head.
     
  6. TheDemonDzko

    TheDemonDzko Some Internet Guy

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    Great idea. Shitty execution. Next!=
     
  7. Megastar

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    Seriously how did you think that was going to end?
     
  8. Meta777

    Meta777 Dr Pepper Fan

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    I liked Unicron. Being the actual core of Earth was a neat twist, I liked his ability to form avatars above-ground, his blood is hardcore and that eye inside of him is pretty cool :) 

    But I'll take a leaf out of SPLIT LIP's book and say I wish he'd had more build-up to his appearance/more pay-off for his role/reference before and after his emergence and such.
     
  9. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    I wish he would return in some manner. Otherwise, how pointless.


    John Noble was great.
     
  10. Sludge

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    I really liked the twist of Unicron being the core of the Earth. Of course I would have liked to see him in his realt robot mode. But then he would have to rip the Earth apart, and we know that can't happen.
     
  11. nobleboivin

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    Unicron is cool. I remember when I had the Unicron triligy figure. That was awsome. He could flip people off and make the peace sign.
     
  12. AutobotJazz1

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    Heh well, well,well.........
     
  13. Starwave

    Starwave Herald of Unicron

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    I agree completely. The execution was just awful. Unicron should have been a series finale or something, and there is NO WAY that they can create or find a foe as epic or threatening as Unicron was in this show... Wasted potential.
     
  14. soundwaverulls

    soundwaverulls Taking a break

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    Unicron's story arc was the same as all the other Prime arcs. It was short lived and had little lasting effect on the show. However, I do appreciate that they actually were creative with him. I think Unicron being the Earth's core was a cool plot twist and is among many things that make me wish the next TF series would be "Transformers Prime: What Could Have Been".
     
  15. Ra88

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    It would have been far better if they held off on him, and had the dark energon and relic hunt stuff be the setup for him at either the season 2 ending or in season 3. :( 
     
  16. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    John Noble and that line about how Unicron may be one but we are all Unicron.

    Other than that he didn't do much.
     
  17. TFan2013

    TFan2013 Energon Seeker

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    Poor Unicron. You are the great planet destroyer. The nemesis of Primus. A god. Yet the writers just up and dumped you after Season 1.
    There. There.
    *pats*
    Your contribution to making Optimus Prime look awesome is appreciated. :tongue: 
     
  18. ebilly99

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    Never read generation 2. Jaxius, the swarm, Liege Maximo, the Vok would all be better villains then unicron.
     
  19. nobleboivin

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    THe reason why Unicron only appeared once is because he didn't want his avatars get turned into cannon fodder like the Insecticons and Vehicons.

    Unicron: They made your troops cannon fodder after one episode
    Megatron: Yup
    Unicron: Then I'm getting the f out of Dodge. See ya latter
     
  20. nobleboivin

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    THe reason why Unicron only appeared once is because he didn't want his avatars get turned into cannon fodder like the Insecticons and Vehicons.

    Unicron: They made your troops cannon fodder after one episode
    Megatron: Yup
    Unicron: Then I'm getting the f out of Dodge. See ya latter