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Episode 40 – 1985 Online Fandom, Video Games, & Merchandising



Find out what the first internet review of the Transformers cartoon was like, along with the first Transformers video game. Plus we’ll delve into some of the more memorable and bizarre aspects of the Transformers merchandise boom of 1984 & 1985!

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TFU News & Views – Episode 0024 – War for Cybertron Unboxing



Hasbro invited us in for a special look into the first Wave of War for Cybertron: Siege at New York Comic Con 2018. Here, Anthony shares his thoughts on the experience and the first wave of the upcoming toy line!

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Episode 039 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Eps. 36-39



Season 2 of G1 continues! This time we find out what’s shaking at the Dancitron in “Auto-Bop,” we go on a “Search for Alpha Trion,” we meet “The Girl Who Loved Powerglide,” and our favorite tow truck becomes a movie star in “Hoist Goes Hollywood.” Plus, even the Transformers can show us from time to time that knowing is half the battle.

Special guests this episode:
The Salty Seaman – http://www.youtube.com/recharge138
Charles aka Big C from Transmissions Podcast – https://www.transmissionspodcast.com
Eric Crownover of Nerdy Geek Talk – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA7a2ph9Pyz3DsowrjkI0Dw
Soundjack of Nerdy Geek Talk – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCFuivideD8z7E01RL1zIMQd

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Episode 038 – 1985 Books pt. 4 (Ladybird)



We take a look a series of books from the UK in 1985 from a publisher called Ladybird. We’ll follow some unique adventures as the Transformers learn about lightning, windmills, and railway tracks at the start of the often overlooked G1 continuity.

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Episode 037 – The Transformers Cartoon Season 2 Eps. 31-35



We return to our look at G1 Season 2 and dive deep into another 5 episodes. We’ll meet the Autobot bounty hunter, Devcon, in “The Gambler.” We’ll watch Megatron try to unleash an energy monster on the Autobots in, “Kremzeek!” Seaspray meets the girl of his dreams in “Sea Change.” Blitzwing learns about football in “Triple Takeover.” And Optimus Prime faces a new human threat in “Prime Target.”

Special guest appearances in this episode from Gabriel Owens, The Salty Seaman (www.youtube.com/recharge138); Rob, Jenn, and David from Stasis Podcast (www.twitter.com/StasisPod), and Jason Kirk of Podvocacy (www.twitter.com/Podvocacy). You’ll also get some behind the scenes insights from writers Flint Dille and Buzz Dixon.

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TFU News & Views – 0023 – NYCC 2018



New York Comic Con 2018 has come and gone and we were there! From the Hasbro fan media events to everything from the show floor, TFU.INFO has you covered on all things Transformers. Ant breaks down what he saw, who he talked with, as well as all of the news from the con!
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Episode 036 – 1985 By the Numbers



Breaking down the tech specs stats and mold counts for Autobots and Decepticons in 1985. Find out who the heavy hitters, super thinkers, and big guns are in this episode!

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Episode 035 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 26-30



Continuing our look into Season 2 of the G1 cartoon, we look look at 5 more episodes:

The God Gambit
Make Tracks
Child’s Play
Quest for Survival
The Secret of Omega Supreme

This episdoe’s guest is Gabriel Owens, The Salty Seaman – http://www.youtube.com/recharge138

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Episode 034 – Meet the Cast – Season 2 part 2



The remainder of season 2 added a ton of characters and actors to the Transformers Universe. In this episode we take a look at the acting careers of them all as we wrap up the second half of season 2.

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Episode 033 – 1985 Books pt. 3 (Find Your Fate Jr., Young Corgi, Big Looker)



We are choosing our own adventure as we Find Your Fate in the 1985 world of the Transformers. Plus, we’ll delve into the European iteration of similar-styled books with Young Corgi and we’ll correct an omission from our Big Looker look back.
Special guest this episode is The Salty Seaman (www.youtube.com/recharge138)!
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