Would a Modern Generation 1 Cartoon work? I understand that all modern Transformers cartoons are already re-imaging of the original, but would a definitive remake of the Generation 1 cartoon work? A new series where the character designs are heavily inspired by the original series (think horny Bumblebee instead of skull-faced), and with major plot points taken and improved from the original series. The original series was heavily filled with what we now called filler episodes, this series would do away with most of the filler episodes and instead put heavy emphasis on the major plot points. For example, Season 1 could heavily focus on major plots like Fire in the Sky, S.O.S. Dinobots, and Heavy Metal War making them multiple episodes and crossing story lines all leading to the The Ultimate Doom plot where Jetfire gets redemption, Devastator fights Omega Supreme, and the Dinobots finally agreeing to help the Autobots in 1 big finale. Season 2 could focus on the creation of the Combiners leading to a Combiner Wars, and including major plot point like the The Key to Vector Sigma, and leading to the construction of the Autobot City. Think of a modern Generation 1 universe like the IDW Transformers Comics but more accurate to the original, and more audience friendly with seemingly easy to understand plot lines that are actually quite deep like the Prime series. It could potentially span 5 or more seasons ending with a fledged out version of The Rebirth, and also including side mini-story lines like Beast Wars, and Beast Machines (perhaps a time travel story to those eras where the Autobots meets the Maximal crew and learns about their heroic deeds?). It should also include modern updates like Drift, and Cybertron actually being Primus. Of course, with this they can also make Generations the main toy line, and release toys of the characters by the Seasons instead of the current random releases all over the place. I look at modern cartoons like the Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003, The Batman, Wolverine and the X-Men, and they really feel like proper modern interpretations of classic characters we know and love. The Transformers cartoons like Animated and Prime never struck me as modern interpretations, but more of like a what if that happens in another universe and another story altogether.