Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order

Transformers News: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 12:27PM CDT

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DVDEmpire.com has listed a pre-order for Transformers; Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" from Shout! Factory. The disc clocks in at 100 minutes, is scheduled for release October 2nd, and has a list price of $14.99 (their pre-order price is $11.99). Further details and cover below.

Product Information
Studio: Shout Factory
Production Year: 2012
Release Date: 10/2/2012

Length: 100 mins
Rating: NR
Empire SKU: 1620803
Item Code: SF13737
UPC Code: 826663137378


Synopsis
Transformers Rescue Bots is created specifically for the younger generation of Transformers fans and features a group of Autobots charged with a mission to protect and learn about humans. Stationed by Oprimus Prime on a technologically advanced island, the Rescue Bots - Heatwave, Boulder, Blades and Chase - team with a human family of first responders including a police chief, firefighter, rescue pilot and engineer to keep peace and safety in their new found home. Alongside their new human friends, the Rescue Bots learn teamwork and heroism.


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Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1402000)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 18th, 2012 @ 12:40pm CDT
Unless this has some bonus content worth checking out, I want the full season on DVD, not individual volumes.
Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1404538)
Posted by El Duque on July 26th, 2012 @ 3:03pm CDT
TVShowsOnDVD.com have revealed the cover art for the upcoming Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" DVD. The title will be available from Shout! Factory on October 2nd. Covert art mirrored below.

Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1404666)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 26th, 2012 @ 10:27pm CDT
The art's okay. More concerned about the content.
Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1405359)
Posted by El Duque on July 29th, 2012 @ 10:57am CDT
Courtesy of TVShowsOnDVD.com we now have the contents and special features of Shout! Factory's upcoming Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" DVD. The DVD is scheduled to release on October 2nd. Check out the details below.

[quote]Episodes Include:
  • Under Pressure[/*:m]
  • Hotshots[/*:m]
  • Flobsters On Parade[/*:m]
  • The Alien Invasion Of Griffin Rock[/*:m]
  • Four Bots and A Baby[/*:m][/list:u]

    DVD Bonus Content:
    • The premiere episode Family of Heroes[/*:m]
    • Printable Coloring Sheets[/*:m][/list:u]


      TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ROLL TO THE RESCUE DVD
      Street Date: October 2, 2012
      Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1)
      English
      Total Running Time: Approx. 110 minutes
      Closed Captioned
      [/quote]
Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1405376)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 29th, 2012 @ 12:03pm CDT
Um.... what? Episodes 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8? With episode 1 as a bonus episode? And that's the extent of the good bonus content?

Okay, as much as I love Rescue Bots, this is a PASS!!! >:oP
Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1405511)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on July 29th, 2012 @ 7:49pm CDT
Yeah, I agree. Considering what a great job Shout! has done on complete box sets of so many '80s and '90s cartoons + other stuff I love like MST3K, I expected better. Sure it's "just preschool TF", but it's also part of the Aligned family, and quite frankly has better internal continuity than its older brother, the Prime cartoon. Even if complete season box sets aren't viable, they should respect broadcast order.

I wonder if this is the result of Hasbro's meddling; they screwed up what fans considered to be correct episode order for Shout!'s G1 re-release, right? I sure hope this doesn't bode ill for the complete widescreen release of TF Animated that the Hub's gotten our hopes up for.
Re: Transformers: Rescue Bots "Roll to the Rescue" Pre-Order (1405512)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 29th, 2012 @ 7:51pm CDT
Bumblevivisector wrote:Yeah, I agree. Considering what a great job Shout! has done on complete box sets of so many '80s and '90s cartoons + other stuff I love like MST3K, I expected better. Sure it's "just preschool TF", but it's also part of the Aligned family, and quite frankly has better internal continuity than its older brother, the Prime cartoon. Even if complete season box sets aren't viable, they should respect broadcast order.

I wonder if this is the result of Hasbro's meddling; they screwed up what fans considered to be correct episode order for Shout!'s G1 re-release, right? I sure hope this doesn't bode ill for the complete widescreen release of TF Animated that the Hub's gotten our hopes up for.
I'm sure this is just an individual volume release and that the season 1 box set will come later, after the season 1 finale airs.

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