The G1 Tapes - More Than Meets The Eye Part 1, Part 5 of 5!
RAC - Friday, October 07, 2016
Transformers@TheMoon has posted their final tape from the very first episode of The Transformers, "More Than Meets The Eye, Part 1"! This one is a bit light on new material, but we do get more of voice director Wally Burr directing "body english" takes! This isn't the last of TF@TM's material, but they've finally reached the end of the first third of the 1984 premiere. Click through to listen!
PRIME: "Give it up, Megatron! Leave these people alone."
MEGATRON: "Not until the power of the universe is mine to command!"
Within the original script it is Soundwave who interferes within the fight and not Laserbeak. This is where we re-join the action.
**** Extended and altered dialogue ****
*NEW* MEGATRON: Save the Energon Cubes!
MEGATRON: So long, Prime!
SPARKPLUG WITWICKY: Help! Help! We can't get out!
SPIKE WITWICKY: Somebody! Save us!!
SPIKE WITWICKY: Hurry!
[NOTE: The order of the next two pieces of dialogue is reversed within the final edit]
OPTIMUS PRIME: (Pants) I can't lift it! Too heavy!
SPARKPLUG WITWICKY: The fire! It's coming closer!
**** Extended and altered dialogue ****
**** DELETED SCENE STARTS ****
*NEW* HUFFER: This'll never work Brawn. The fire's too far gone.
*NEW* BRAWN: It's worth a try, Huffer. Windcharger turn it on!
*NEW* WINDCHARGER: Here it comes!
*NEW* BRAWN: More, Windcharger! Full on!!
*NEW* WINDCHARGER: That's all there is! ... Look out! The rig's breaking up!
*NEW* HUFFER: We're going over!
*NEW* BRAWN: Jump, Huffer ... JUMP!
*NEW* HUFFER: I'm stuck! I can't get free!!
*NEW* BRAWN: Hold on, Huffer - I'm comin!!
**** DELETED SCENE ENDS ****
[The original tape has a gap before two sections of additional dialogue and effects were recorded]
**** Additional oil right sounds ****
SPARKPLUG: Come on! Lets Fight!
WORKER 1: Grab something!
WORKER 2: Let 'em have it!
WORKER 3 [Scatman]: Do somethin'
WORKER 4: Everybody come on!
[WALLY: "Okay, erm just ... ughhh, grunts in different pitches and .."]
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