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Old 11-23-2010, 04:47 PM   #99
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Default Re: The official G1 purist thread.

I've been watching G1 on the HUB. I wasn't born when the series first started so I had no idea how "good" or "bad" it was/is. My verdict: surprisingly entertaining. There are a lot of BS moments like Prime's trailer, robot jets not towering over robot cars, Megatron not destroying Starscream, complete disregard for physics, etcetera. But I enjoy it in the same way I enjoy Adam West's Batman: it's campy but still awesome in a quirky way.

Also, the aesthetic of the G1 robots is my favorite. I never understood why a mass of mangled metal walking around was somehow more realistic/less absurd than blocky robots.

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