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Questions tagged [transformers]

A franchise produced by Hasbro and Takara Tomy. Initially a line of transforming toys, later growing into a line of comic books, cartoons, and live action movies. This tag is for questions pertaining to the Transformers universe.

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Are Transformers robots?

After watching Bumblebee, this question arise in my mind. What are these Transformers? Are they some post-biological species or a different species all together? In the movies, the way they are ...
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Why could only a Prime defeat the Fallen?

In Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Jetfire reveals that only a Prime could defeat the Fallen. So why is it that only a Prime could defeat the Fallen?
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How did Megatron learn English?

In Transformers, when Megatron was able to break free, he says "I am Megatron.". But how was he able to do it, given that the Transformers had to learn English from the world wide web and Megatron ...
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In-universe, was Eddie and Reed’s song ‘The Touch’ plagiarised by Transformers after Boogie Nights?

In Boogie Nights, Eddie Adams and Reed Rothchild record a song called ‘The Touch’. The recording session takes place in March 1983. Eddie is later unable to pay to obtain the studio tapes. In real ...
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What happened to Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) after Transformers 3?

Do we know anything about what happened to Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf character) after Transformers 3 or they just crossed Shia off the list and he is never to be seen or spoken about ever again?
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Which clue KSI have to make Transformer : Transformers Age of Extinction

As I watch the Transformers Age of Extinction. In the Movie the KSI owner Joshua Joyce said that "Now they can create the Transformer". and in the movie we can see that they have made it's own ...
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Why is Cybertron larger than earth?

In the Transformers Prime episode Deadlock, the Deceptions constructed a new Omega Lock with the intention of cyberforming the earth, which we know has Unicron for its core. After the Autobots ...
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Why did Megatron think cyberforming the earth was a good idea?

In Transformers Prime, Megatron twice attempted to Cyberform the earth (once in Darkest Hour and once in DeadLock). He did this in the belief that by cyberforming the earth, he would wipe out both ...
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How did Optimus Prime know that Sam was a spy?

In Transformers:Dark of the Moon where the US government decides that the Autobots should leave Planet Earth, Sam - driven by his weak human feelings - has a small bad robot hidden in his hand and ...
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How does Optimus Prime know how Captain Witwicky found Megatron?

In Transformers, after Autobots reveal themselves to Mikaela and Sam, Optimus tells them about how Cybertron got destroyed by Megatron and Decepticons. Then he proceeds to tell them how Sam's great-...
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Which years are referred to as “Generation 1” in the original Transformers cartoon series?

After watching some of the more recent CGI packed Transformers live action movies directed by Michael Bay, I went back and looked at the original cartoon series. It appears that at some point these ...
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How was Optimus able to fly?

At the end of Transformers: Age of Extinction, Optimus flies off with the seed to seek out the Creators. The question is, where did he get the ability to fly?
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How does Optimus heal himself in Age of extinction?

In Age of extinction, in the scene where Optimus is on the road with Cade and Tessa (after they take refuge in the broken down gas station), he transforms into a shiny new Western Star 4900 Phantom ...
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Were the barn scenes in Transformers: Age of Extinction and Astronaut Farmer filmed at the same location?

Wondering if two scenes were filmed in the same place... I just saw Transformers: Age of Extinction and was struck by the barn where Mark Wahlberg's character does his tinkering. It instantly made ...
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Why Was Captain Witwicky Exploring The Antarctic?

In Transformers (2007) Captain Witwicky is venturing about the Antarctic. I believe he states he's heading to the Antarctic Circle? On this voyage he stumbles upon Megatron frozen below the ice, but ...
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Why do the Transformers always transform into the same cars?

In the Transformers films the Autobots and Decepticons always change between their humanoid form and (with the exception of Bumblebee's upgrade) the same cars. Assuming that they choose vehicles ...
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Transformers 3 Computer Graphics Production

I recently read an article about "Transformers 3 Computer Graphics Production" which states: For a last push on the final weekend of work, ILM’s entire render farm was used for Transformers 3. ...
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5 go down - 6 come back - who is the sixth?

In Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, at the beginning, once the Decepticons find where Megatron lies, they go diving down into the ocean about 40 minutes into the the movie: The overseen ship/...
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Why do the evil Decepticons get the best weapons?

I've seen all parts of Transformers. But every time the Decepticons get the best weapons and more advanced technologies than the Autobots. E.g. in the first part Megatron and Starscream can ...
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Was Transformers 3 once named “Dark Side of the Moon”?

I just noticed that Transformers 3 is named: "Dark of the Moon". I've never seen the movie, but I firmly believe that the trailers named it "Dark Side of the Moon". Was it renamed at a later date, ...
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Shiny and new in “vehicle mode”, yet battle-damage re-appears in “robot” mode

I've often wondered about this apparent inconsistency. I'm assuming it's a case of Deux ex Hollywood, but could there be a specific explanation for the fact that Transformers in the Michael Bay movies ...