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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

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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.
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Episode 32 – Canada & Mexico 1985 Toys



Canada and Mexico had a number of interesting and weird variant toys in 1985. From odd colored Minibots to Slag’s face to lead paint scares, there’s a lot of unwrap with Hasbro’s neighbors to the north and south. We’ll break it all down on this episode of Transformers University!

Want images? Check out Maz’s fantastic articles on international variants on his blog: http://tfsquareone.blogspot.com/

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Episode 031 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 21-25



Season 2 of the G1 cartoon continues! We get a Cyberton history lesson with, “Desertion of the Dinobots,” parts 1 & 2, meet Omega Supreme in “Blaster Blues,” head back in time for “A Decepticon Raider in King Arthur’s Court,” and we take a dip in “The Golden Lagoon.”

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Gabriel Owens, The Salty Seaman – http://www.youtube.com/Recharge138
Robo Rob Springer of the podcast “Being Awesome with Rob Springer,” and http://www.ZoneBase.org.

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Episode 30 – Marvel Comics Issues #13-15



We wrap up 1985 in the Marvel US run of Transformers comics with issues #13-15. Find out the fate of Megatron! See how new Autobots come to life! Learn just who is the Robot Master!
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Episode 029 – Marvel UK Issue 41 & 1985 Annual



The Transformers learn about Christmas and we learn about how Optimus Prime was given command over the Autobots; that and much more as we delve into the final bit of Marvel UK comics from 1985.
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Episode 028 – G1 Manga 1985 & International Transformers Music



We head back to Japan to delve into the origins of G1 Manga from TV Magazine and Comic Bom-Bom while looking at the highly detailed art of Studio Ox. Afterwards, we dig into the many different Transformers Opening and Closing theme songs from around the world.

Links referenced in this episode:

TV Magazine Manga Prologue: http://www.tfarchive.com/comics/gallery.php?g2_itemId=15098
TV Magazine Story Pages: http://tfarchive.com/comics/gallery.php?g2_itemId=14547

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Episode 027 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 16-20



In this episode, we take a look at 5 more episodes of G1 Season 2:

– The Master Builders
– Auto Berserk
– Microbots
– Megatron’s Master Plan part 1
– Megatron’s Master Plan part 2

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Darryl the Cybertronian Beast of Transmissions Podcast – https://www.transmissionspodcast.com/
David Schulz, Gamer Going Grey – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxJDBhfc1ZQu21H2u_2iD7g

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