Chicago Cubs World Series 2016 8-Disc Collector's Edition Set from Shout! Factory

Why no Dinobots in TF Prime?

Discuss anything about the Transformers cartoons and comics! You can discuss anything from G1 to Cybertron as well as the comics from Marvel, Dreamwave, IDW and more!

Why no Dinobots in TF Prime?

Postby Fast_Magma » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:51 pm

I was shocked and angered that Dinobots were a no show for Transformers Prime. WHY? I thought they were going to appear. If the Decepticons have Predacons, why can't Autobots have Dinobots to battle against the Predacons. The Predacon/Predaking is powerful and has taken out Ultra Magnus and even Optimus Prime. Just seeing that makes me want/wish to see Grimlock and other Dinobots take on the Predaking. Still I don't see why the show can't have Dinobots.

If they don't/can't have Dinobots then what about Monsterbots or some other animal Autobot transformer.

Anyway, I can't wait for Dinobots in Transformers Age of Extinction.
Fast_Magma
Mini-Con
Posts: 18
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:02 am

Re: Why no Dinobots in TF Prime?

Postby Midnight_Fox » Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:19 pm

Motto: "The Midnight Fox comes in the night,
always in shadow, never in sight."
Weapon: Switch Blade Tail
The Dinobots weren't in Prime for a simple in-universe reason: They were stuck on Cybertron and no one knew that anyone was living underground.

Read the Beast Hunters comic for what they're doing during Prime. The last issue even happens after Predacons Rising and has them meet-up with the Prime cast.
User avatar
Midnight_Fox
Godmaster
Posts: 1774
News Credits: 4
Joined: Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:26 pm
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 9
Endurance: 7
Rank: 5
Courage: 6
Firepower: 3
Skill: 7

Re: Why no Dinobots in TF Prime?

Postby Archanubis » Thu Jun 19, 2014 5:49 pm

Motto: "Don't take life too seriously or you'll never get out of it alive."
Weapon: Lightning Rifle
My guess is that the Dinobots (or at least Grimlock) was planned to be included in the season, but when it was shortened to 13 episode, they were probably cut to keep the story on track. It would have been nice to see a fight between Grimlock and Predaking, though.
Image
User avatar
Archanubis
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6889
News Credits: 4
Joined: Mon Oct 03, 2005 12:05 pm
Location: Hylion Prime

Re: Why no Dinobots in TF Prime?

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:41 am

Motto: "FOR THE EARTH!!!"
Weapon: Saber Blade
They simply couldn't be worked into the show. So they put them into a comic series set in the show's continuity instead.
If you've read Exodus, wanna read the War For Cybertron comic? PM me.
Shadowman wrote:This is Sabrblade we're talking about. His ability to store trivial information about TV shows is downright superhuman.
Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'
User avatar
Sabrblade
God Of Transformers
Posts: 26342
News Credits: 188
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:22 pm
Location: Florida, the "Neglected" State
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 10
Speed: 7
Endurance: 6
Rank: 9
Courage: 8
Firepower: 10
Skill: 9

Re: Why no Dinobots in TF Prime?

Postby Balgus82 » Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:10 pm

There's supposed to be a Dinobot on Bumblebee's team in Robots in Disguise which is a sequel to Prime.
Balgus82
Mini-Con
Posts: 8
Joined: Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:54 am


Return to Transformers Cartoons and Comics Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

AUTHENTIC 100% HASBRO TRANSFORMERS PLATINUM EDITION G1 REISSUE TRYPTICON FIGURE - Time Remaining: 1 day 22 hours 11 minutes 34 seconds
New GIANT BUMBLEBEE WALL DECALS Transformers Age of Extinction Wall Stickers  - Time Remaining: 3 days 7 hours 42 minutes 16 seconds
Hasbro Transformers G1 Commemorative Series V Reissue Autobot Inferno Complete - Time Remaining: 1 day 21 hours 57 minutes 29 seconds
Takara Transformers G1 Reissue Ratchet Collector's Edition MISB #99 - Time Remaining: 1 day 20 hours 46 minutes 47 seconds
Transformers Prime DARK ENERGON MEGATRON Complete Robot In Disguise Rid Voyager - Time Remaining: 9 days 7 hours 1 minute 53 seconds
Transformers Starscream Action Figure, Generations Combiner Wars - Time Remaining: 2 days 11 hours 2 minutes 46 seconds
Transformers Generations SOUNDBLASTER Complete Foc Figure w Buzzsaw - Time Remaining: 3 days 2 hours 3 minutes 9 seconds
Transformers Leader Class Combiner Wars Megatron MISB - Time Remaining: 3 days 15 hours 48 minutes 15 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #160 - Grappling with Memory
Twincast / Podcast #160:
"Grappling with Memory"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Website Security Test