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Transformers G1 the complete series now up on Netflix instant streaming

Postby Primeultimus » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:52 am

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Postby Heavy B » Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:31 am

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Primeultimus wrote:Transformers G1 the complete series now up on Netflix instant streaming

Ah, you beat me to it. I read Beast Wars would be added to, but its not up yet
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Postby LOST Cybertronian » Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:08 pm

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We reported earlier that Hasbro signed a multi year deal to stream many of its shows on Netflix.

First came Transformers Prime, now Transformers Generation 1 the complete series is now available to stream from Netflix.

According to the deal Transformers: Beast Wars is still to come.
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People need to quit being butt hurt that the Bay movies are not G1. That's like saying you hate Transformers Prime because it's nothing like Armada.
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Postby Flux Convoy » Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:53 pm

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Postby korisifu » Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:08 pm

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Postby King Slick » Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:13 pm

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Added to Instant Quere. Though I recently had watched all of G1 on DVD. Noticed they added the original G.I. Joe too. Though only the first 10 eps. are currently avalible. The rest will probably be up soon. I wonder if they will include the DIC series?
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Postby Optimum Supreme » Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:24 pm

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King Slick wrote:Added to Instant Quere. Though I recently had watched all of G1 on DVD. Noticed they added the original G.I. Joe too. Though only the first 10 eps. are currently avalible. The rest will probably be up soon. I wonder if they will include the DIC series?


Does the version of GI Joe they have include the "Now you know" "And knowing is half the battle!" segments or are they omitted like on the Hub?
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Postby Stormrider » Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:58 pm

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Thanks! I just added it to my instant streaming.
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Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:27 pm

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Got it all on DVD, but still great news. :) I find g1 holds up a lot better than it should, actually. In some ways, better than the new stuff.
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Postby MINDVVIPE » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:46 pm

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Got it all on DVD, but still great news. :) I find g1 holds up a lot better than it should, actually. In some ways, better than the new stuff.


Not challenging you whatsoever, but can you tell us why? I just like hearing about the cool elements of G1 that are often shrouded by the whacked out stuff. :grin:
And you're right, theres a lot of neat stuff in G1 that is executed surprisingly well.
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Postby mattwhite924 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:49 pm

Unfortunately it seems they used the Rhino versions instead of the much better Shout Factory remasters. Though oddly it doesn't use the added sound effects that Rhino used. So this is like some weird hybrid version I guess.

If you want to check this for yourself, Heavy Metal War is probably the easiest episode to see the difference in.
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Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:10 pm

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MINDVVIPE wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Got it all on DVD, but still great news. :) I find g1 holds up a lot better than it should, actually. In some ways, better than the new stuff.


Not challenging you whatsoever, but can you tell us why? I just like hearing about the cool elements of G1 that are often shrouded by the whacked out stuff. :grin:
And you're right, theres a lot of neat stuff in G1 that is executed surprisingly well.

I'm hgeading to bed in a few minutes, I'll do this briefly and in more detail tomorrow, but...

1. Although we do see humans rescued, there's a lot of scenes where there's no way in hell humans didn't die en masse.

2. Continuity, especially in season one, is a lot tighter than the stereotype.

3. The human/Autobot interaction is so much better than in almost any other series.

4. Spike, Sparkplug, Carly, Chip and Marissa are some of the best humans in the franchise, IMHO. They're useful outside of 'human perspective into the series'.

5. There are times where the Great War and its impact upon their race and culture is just plain sad, and truly given gravitas.

More tomorrow.
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Postby MINDVVIPE » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:31 pm

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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Got it all on DVD, but still great news. :) I find g1 holds up a lot better than it should, actually. In some ways, better than the new stuff.


Not challenging you whatsoever, but can you tell us why? I just like hearing about the cool elements of G1 that are often shrouded by the whacked out stuff. :grin:
And you're right, theres a lot of neat stuff in G1 that is executed surprisingly well.

I'm hgeading to bed in a few minutes, I'll do this briefly and in more detail tomorrow, but...

1. Although we do see humans rescued, there's a lot of scenes where there's no way in hell humans didn't die en masse.

2. Continuity, especially in season one, is a lot tighter than the stereotype.

3. The human/Autobot interaction is so much better than in almost any other series.

4. Spike, Sparkplug, Carly, Chip and Marissa are some of the best humans in the franchise, IMHO. They're useful outside of 'human perspective into the series'.

5. There are times where the Great War and its impact upon their race and culture is just plain sad, and truly given gravitas.

More tomorrow.


:grin: G1, ***k Yea! :CON:
I think i'll watch some later tonight.
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Postby sky_fire12 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:47 pm

I must say, Netflix is doing an amazing job of collecting the best shows out there. I just hope there's some chance we'll get to see the Japanese collections sometime soon added to the list, that would be amazing !!
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Re: Transformers G1 the complete series now up on Netflix instant streaming

Postby Supreme Convoy » Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:36 am

I know I have the GI Joe DVD set along with two versions of The Transformers G1 series on DVD but I'm excited it's streaming on Netflix.

It just makes it convenient to pull up episodes.
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Re: Transformers G1 the complete series now up on Netflix instant streaming

Postby warzon3 » Tue May 01, 2012 10:30 pm

Man it holds up a hell a lot better that He-man and Voltron, they are on Netflix and I can't even watch those anymore.

I just started watching season 1. Can anyone tell me who Hauler is? I must have forgotten about this? Is it or is it not Grapple? Is Grapple an official Ark Autobot?
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Postby Sabrblade » Wed May 02, 2012 12:02 am

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warzon3 wrote:Man it holds up a hell a lot better that He-man and Voltron, they are on Netflix and I can't even watch those anymore.

I just started watching season 1. Can anyone tell me who Hauler is? I must have forgotten about this? Is it or is it not Grapple? Is Grapple an official Ark Autobot?
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Postby warzon3 » Wed May 02, 2012 9:20 am

Wow what a convoluted history for "Hauler". Thanks!
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