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Transformers: Animated 

Transformers crash land on present day Earth and inadvertently cause a technological revolution. They wake up 50 years later in a world where robots are used in everyday life. StarScream arrives looking for their AllSpark.
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Series cast summary:
David Kaye ...  Optimus Prime / ... 42 episodes, 2007-2009
Jeff Bennett ...  Prowl / ... 39 episodes, 2007-2009
Bumper Robinson ...  Bumblebee / ... 39 episodes, 2007-2009
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Bulkhead / ... 36 episodes, 2007-2009
Tom Kenny ...  Isaac Sumdac / ... 36 episodes, 2007-2009
Corey Burton ...  Ratchet / ... 35 episodes, 2007-2009
Tara Strong ...  Sari Sumdac / ... 34 episodes, 2007-2009
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Transformers crash land on present day Earth and inadvertently cause a technological revolution. They wake up 50 years later in a world where robots are used in everyday life. StarScream arrives looking for their AllSpark.

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English

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26 December 2007 (USA) See more »

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Трансформери See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The show first aired on Cartoon Network and then was revived later on The Hub (now called Discovery Family) but cut out the Cartoon Network Studios logo. See more »

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Version of The Transformers (1984) See more »

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Not as bad as I first thought!
8 January 2008 | by theqbranchSee all my reviews

Being a G1 die-hard, I was naturally skeptical about this new series (especially after catching glimpses of the questionable character design). But I have to say that after watching the first 3 episodes (or was it a full 1 1/2 hour mini-movie?), I think this new series is pretty good. Not great, but good.

The high points: They kept the original transforming sound (which is more than I can say for that damn live-action movie). The storyline vaguely follows in G1's footsteps (it's not exactly the same, but it's close enough). Oh, and you won't even notice the funky character design after a while...it's not actually THAT bad after all, once you start watching.

The one low point: Most of the characters have changed significantly. A lot of these new Transformers seem to be combinations of different G1 characters. Ratchet in particular is a perfect 50/50 hybrid of Ironhide and Kup, Optimus seems more like Rodimus, Megatron has vague traces of Unicron, and so on. However, it must be said that the writers/producers had the good sense to keep at least a few key characters perfectly intact...namely Bumblebee and Starscream.

For somebody who loved the original so dearly, this series doesn't disappoint. It's an entertaining take on the cartoon that defined my childhood. If nothing else, it's definitely fun to watch!


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