Hasbro, Inc. announced today that they have purchased over 1,000 episodes of classic programming featuring some of the most established brands, including G.I. Joe and Transformers. These properties were produced by Sunbow back in the day and were most presently owned by TV-Loonland. "As we deliver new immersive entertainment experiences to audiences worldwide, it was extremely important that we had the rights to fully control the usage of our intellectual properties," said Brian Goldner, Hasbro’s Chief Operating Officer. Read More
Hey, did anybody catch last night's episode of Boston Legal? If you did (or didn't), one of the key stories on last night's episode centered on a girl who becomes HIV positive and sues her school for improper teaching of abstinance. Playing the girl's father in the episode is none other than Dan Gilvezan, G1's voice of Bumblebee! If you would like to see this episode, please go to the abc.com
website and watch the full episode of Boston Legal beginning on 10/10/2007. Always nice to see our favorie voice actors in other roles outside animation.
On last night's Robot Chicken, there was another Transformers parody. This time it included Megatron with a very familiar voice. Watching the credits verified my feeling that it was indeed Frank Welker voicing Megatron once again. Check it out here
Thanks to Tfans.com member Scraplet for the that heads up that a new Citroen video has been released. Check out the little French car transform into a robot that can skate on ice! Read More
The Transformers were featured on Robot Chicken on 4/30/06 near the end of episode. The scene showed Optimus Prime kicking the top half of Devastor over some hills. The reason for not showing the lower half was that Mixmaster and Scavenger were supposed to be sick.
Cartoon Network.com has a cool little feature on their site that gives you your own Transformer name HERE
. I've posted this in Tfans.com TF General Discussion too. Share your TF name or discuss it more at TFans.com
. Some people have already shared their names.
Transformers Powermaster Optimus Prime and G1 Megatron had a cameo appearance as a mural on this past episode of the NBC sitcom Scrubs titled "His Story III" which aired on Tuesday, April 18, 2006. Thanks to DragonX76 of TFans.com for a screencap
of the scene.
Transformers are ranked #41 in VH1's countdown of popular toys! The robots in disguise will appear in Hour 3 of the show, airing at 10/9PM central on Wednesday, March 8th. For more information on the episode featuring the Transformers, check out VH1.com
Producer Danny Nunes of a sketch comedy show in Canada called " Dare To Be Stupid" has let us know he has featured Transformers characters Optimus Prime and Megatron in a comedy skit called Enemies Reunited. They have a few photos from the episode that you can see if you visit the show's site at www.daretobestupid.piczo.com
On this week's episode titled "Toy Meets Girl", good ol' Sowndwave is "interviewed" as part of a documentary of old toys and their current whereabouts. The episode in question also features interviews with the Thundecats and G.I. Joe's Cobra Commander, Destro and the Baroness. The episode is scheduled to be repeated as follow: May 02 2:30 a.m.,
May 06 12:00 a.m., & May 06 3:00 a.m.
Thanks to BetaSword who found a Life-Action-Clip of Optimus Prime made by a team of 3D-Artists involved in the 'Battlestar Galactica' - Remake series. Concept artist Eric Chu recently produced a short film featuring Optimus Prime, which has attracted the interest of Hasbro and Tom DeSanto, producer of the upcoming Transformers movie. Check it out here
In the latest couch gag on The Simpsons (April 17, 2005 "Future-Drama"), Transformers gets referenced. Homer is Optimus Prime, Marge is Jetfire(Skyfire), Maggie is a blue Bumblebee, Lisa is an orange Hound, and Bart is just a green car (doesn't resemble any TF I know). See the pics here
It originally aired last Sunday on Adult Swim and fans have been talking about it ever since. See Optimus Prime and pals Mirage, Prowl and Jazz take on Megatron and beat him down only to find they got problems of their own to deal with. See the video clip Here
On September 17, 1984 at just about now the first episode of Transformers "More Than Meets the Eye" cartoon was shown to kids across America. As we know the response created one of the most popular cartoons and toy lines in the world. TFormers.com takes this time to wish the Transformers and Fans a happy 20th birthday and many more to come! Please post your Transformers birthday wishes to all on our 20th Birthday forum topic HERE
The Season 3 & 4 DVD boxed set is out. The final installment in Rhino's wonderful Generation 1 cartoon series was released on 3/9 and cumlinates with with the 3rd true cart season and trilogy Rebirh series in the 4th season. Check out the gallery shoing the set contents HERE