Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description

Transformers News: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 8:41AM CDT

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The AT&T U-verse program guide yields a few additional details for upcoming episode of Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks". This episode is scheduled to air on October 5th. See the extended synopsis below:


When their desperate efforts to acquire the coveted Omega Keys take an unexpected and frantic turn, Knock Out is able to take advantage of the power of sound while Starscream uses his efforts to focus on the power of hyper-speed.
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Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1422928)
Posted by Goldfinger_42 on September 22nd, 2012 @ 10:51am CDT
That makes it sound like Knock Out and Starscream team up...to me, anyway.
Either way, I fear for Knock Out's safety, even with the Resonance Blaster. He doesn't always have the best luck.
Still, it will be nice to see him get some action. :CON:
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1423086)
Posted by jspags15 on September 22nd, 2012 @ 10:00pm CDT
I don't like where these episodes are going. I am not fond of all these mystical weapons. Soon I'm going to here Prime yelling "power sword activate". These characters are machines, one wants a new sword, they can build it, one wants to go faster, have ratchet or knockout upgrade your body. I don't want to see magic in transformers, I had enough of that in TRoF movie with the primes and the dumbass matrix. I also never liked beast machines because of this same reason.
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Posted by Megatronsdemise666 on September 23rd, 2012 @ 12:14am CDT
Red energon :3
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1423326)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 23rd, 2012 @ 5:07pm CDT
jspags15 wrote:I don't like where these episodes are going. I am not fond of all these mystical weapons. Soon I'm going to here Prime yelling "power sword activate". These characters are machines, one wants a new sword, they can build it, one wants to go faster, have ratchet or knockout upgrade your body. I don't want to see magic in transformers, I had enough of that in TRoF movie with the primes and the dumbass matrix. I also never liked beast machines because of this same reason.
Dude, they're not mere machines. They're super robot lifeforms. There's been supernatural elements in this meta-series ever since the Creation Matrix's introduction in 1985. Why, even their Sparks are almost "magical" in nature.
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Posted by daimchoc on September 29th, 2012 @ 8:49am CDT


Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425085)
Posted by El Duque on September 29th, 2012 @ 11:02am CDT
TrailersParkVideo has uploaded a preview clip for next week's all new episode of Transformers Prime, "Hard Knocks". Check out the embedded video below:

Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425092)
Posted by BeastProwl on September 29th, 2012 @ 11:26am CDT
Looks like laserbeak gets some screen time
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425098)
Posted by Mindmaster on September 29th, 2012 @ 11:41am CDT
Anyone else reminded of Gigantion with the key sitting in the woods like that?

Maybe Zelda...
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425125)
Posted by PrymeStriker on September 29th, 2012 @ 2:55pm CDT
Mmmmmmmmmmm can't wait.
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Posted by Archanubis on September 29th, 2012 @ 4:29pm CDT
Looks like Dreadwing will have some screentime in the episode.
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425166)
Posted by phase on September 29th, 2012 @ 6:35pm CDT
I dunno. "Alpha/Omega" was epic, but I feel like [spoiler]the Star Saber's time was cut short, and that Megatron forged the Dark Saber too quickly. I mean, at least in Armada they actually used the Mini-Con weapons for several episodes, i.e. how Hot Shot owned the Cons with the Star Saber, but getting beaten by Scavenger and betrayed by Sideways hit him hard. Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.[/spoiler]
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425169)
Posted by PrymeStriker on September 29th, 2012 @ 6:45pm CDT
phase wrote:the Star Saber's time was cut short,


:lol: pun

phase wrote:Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.


The 'cons also have the Forge of Solus Prime. Let's not forget that. :P
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425181)
Posted by phase on September 29th, 2012 @ 7:15pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:the Star Saber's time was cut short,


:lol: pun

Unintended, but I derp.

PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.


The 'cons also have the Forge of Solus Prime. Let's not forget that. :P

And what've they done with that? [spoiler]Create an over-powered weapon, that's all.[/spoiler]
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425183)
Posted by PrymeStriker on September 29th, 2012 @ 7:17pm CDT
phase wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:the Star Saber's time was cut short,


:lol: pun

Unintended, but I derp.

PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.


The 'cons also have the Forge of Solus Prime. Let's not forget that. :P

And what've they done with that? [spoiler]Create an over-powered weapon, that's all.[/spoiler]


If he has more Dark Energon, which I'm pretty sure he does, he could make one for every [named] Decepticon! ;)^
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425186)
Posted by phase on September 29th, 2012 @ 7:25pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:the Star Saber's time was cut short,


:lol: pun

Unintended, but I derp.

PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.


The 'cons also have the Forge of Solus Prime. Let's not forget that. :P

And what've they done with that? [spoiler]Create an over-powered weapon, that's all.[/spoiler]


If he has more Dark Energon, which I'm pretty sure he does, he could make one for every [named] Decepticon! ;)^

No. I don't want Dark Energon to [strike]become the new Bumblebee[/strike] be more overpowered than it apparently already is.
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425187)
Posted by XDMan on September 29th, 2012 @ 7:26pm CDT
This show is like the third or fourth brother of successful TF shows. The first is G1, second is Beast Wars and (maybe) third is Animated.
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1425189)
Posted by PrymeStriker on September 29th, 2012 @ 7:32pm CDT
phase wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:the Star Saber's time was cut short,


:lol: pun

Unintended, but I derp.

PrymeStriker wrote:
phase wrote:Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.


The 'cons also have the Forge of Solus Prime. Let's not forget that. :P

And what've they done with that? [spoiler]Create an over-powered weapon, that's all.[/spoiler]


If he has more Dark Energon, which I'm pretty sure he does, he could make one for every [named] Decepticon! ;)^

No. I don't want Dark Energon to [strike]become the new Bumblebee[/strike] be more overpowered than it apparently already is.


Actually, if a chunk of Dark Energon can bring up a planet full of the undead...

but Megatron wouldn't do that anyway. He'd give one to Soundwave at least, but tell me when he's gone head to head with an Autobot other than Wheeljack. I don't think Megatron trusts anyone else with such a powerful weapon, given the events that took place with Starscream and Airachnid.
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Posted by Sabrblade on September 29th, 2012 @ 7:41pm CDT
phase wrote:I dunno. "Alpha/Omega" was epic, but I feel like [spoiler]the Star Saber's time was cut short, and that Megatron forged the Dark Saber too quickly. I mean, at least in Armada they actually used the Mini-Con weapons for several episodes, i.e. how Hot Shot owned the Cons with the Star Saber, but getting beaten by Scavenger and betrayed by Sideways hit him hard. Meanwhile, in Prime, the Star Saber is an epic sword, but gets broken by some Dark Energon, and the only artifact anyone's actually using is the phase shifter. Sure, Screamer's got Red Energon, Megs has the Dark Saber, and KO's gonna have the Resonance Blaster, but how long are those going to last? If you have plot devices in a series, you should use them.[/spoiler]
They were going to used the Spark Extractor in "Flying Mind" until the living warship nixed that plan.
Re: Transformers Prime "Hard Knocks" Extended Description (1426312)
Posted by El Duque on October 3rd, 2012 @ 3:39pm CDT
Buzz Focus has posted a teaser image and preview clip from this week's new episode of Transformers Prime, "Hard Knocks". Be sure to tune into the Hub on Friday at 7:00 PM ET. The image is mirrored below, click here to view the clip.

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Posted by BeastProwl on October 3rd, 2012 @ 3:48pm CDT
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