TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes!

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Thursday, February 28th, 2008 10:35AM CST

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Busy writing the sequel to the 2007 blockbuster Transformers Movie, Roberto Orci has dropped by producer Don Murphy's message boards, and has asked fans to tell him some of their favourite Starscream lines!

See his original post by clicking here here.

does anyone have any catch phrases of Starscream's that they particularly remember and love?

Let him now by discussing the topic and sharing your favourite Starscream quotes by clicking here.
Credit(s): Donmurphy.net, Roberto Orci
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Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643364)
Posted by Agamemnon on February 28th, 2008 @ 10:46am CST
"Megatron, is that you?"

"OW! My foot!!!"
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643375)
Posted by Prankmeister on February 28th, 2008 @ 10:56am CST
Badges?

Badges?!

WE DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' BADGES!!

And of course, we need a 'I am the true leader of the Deceptions!' line, just for good measure.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643380)
Posted by Tigertrack on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:03am CST
"COWARDS, stand and fight!"

"Pathetic Fools!"

"Shake things up a bit!"



More to come...
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643381)
Posted by Tyrenol on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:05am CST
My personal favorite: "Do I have a second on that?" before nearly everybody went "Aye!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvFx8wC94zo

To tell you the truth, though: It's not about what Starscream says, but what he does. He OWNED in the movie despite how unattractive he looks. My hope is that he continues to OWN in the sequal.

Besides, the "best quote award" belongs to Bonecrusher's "In That Case, I Say It Is Survival Of The Fittest." B-)
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643384)
Posted by underwear ninja on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:08am CST
"OW my foot!" is of course, a classic, and any of the phrases from his many mottos would work :]
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643385)
Posted by SnipeShade on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:09am CST
"I'm stupid! I'm stupid!"

lol! Good 'ol Starscream.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643397)
Posted by beranmee on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:27am CST
'PATHETIC FOOLS!!! THERES NO ESCAPE!!!'
and
'Oh How it pains me to do this'

Starscream rules :grin:
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643400)
Posted by starfish on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:29am CST
I'm sure all the best ones from the animated movie have all been done, so here's some from the series:

In SOS Dinobots, after some laser blasts from Ironhide miss him by miles: "You're too slow, rusty-pants!"

A great exchange from Heavy Metal War - Megatron: "Soon, Scrapper’s invention will give me the power to defeat the Autobots once and for all!” To which Starscream replies, “Forgive me, but I believe your boast sounds vaguely familiar.”

He's at it again in Autobot Spike - Megatron: “Interesting! Perhaps I can turn the situation to my advantage, and use this Autobot Spike to destroy the other Autobots... What supreme irony! Turning their friend into their foe!” To which Starscream replies, “You’ve made such boasts before, Megatron!”

In Prime Problem, Starscream memorably calls the Autobot leader "Floptimus Prime!" In The Insecticon Syndrome, he then calls Bombshell a "Rust-encrusted cockroach!"

And finally, in The Golden Lagoon - Megatron: "Show no mercy!" Starscream: "Do we ever?"
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643407)
Posted by Terrorcon Blot on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:32am CST
This is the challenge: G1 Starscream's "best" lines were goofy, at his "dumbest", or just plain silliest.

The other lines play off of Megatron, which while fitting, don't mesh with what I want from TF2. I mean, context is what a lot of these lines need to work. And not just that, but I DON'T want to see Megatron in TF2. It's still too early to bring him back, I think.

It's hard to find the perfect "Starscream" line for the new Starscream.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643409)
Posted by omega666 on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:35am CST
I am your new leader! :-?
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643411)
Posted by Freeload on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:38am CST
I fell defending my leader Galvatron against the most powerful enemy of all, the giant Transformer Unicron.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643413)
Posted by Archanubis on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:42am CST
I'm surprised no one's said this one yet.

"I will rule the universe, even if I am the only one left in the universe."
"Time makes all things possible. I can wait."
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643414)
Posted by Samsonator on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:45am CST
Megatron: DECEPTICONS!
Starscream: Let me guess, WE RETREAT!
(Megatron flies off without a second thought)

liked that so much I got a shirt printed that says
"The best laid plans of mice and Megatron" (a quote from myself)followed by the con logo and "Let me guess, WE RETREAT!"
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643425)
Posted by First-Aid on February 28th, 2008 @ 11:55am CST
Samsonator wrote:Megatron: DECEPTICONS!
Starscream: Let me guess, WE RETREAT!
(Megatron flies off without a second thought)

liked that so much I got a shirt printed that says
"The best laid plans of mice and Megatron" (a quote from myself)followed by the con logo and "Let me guess, WE RETREAT!"


That's Effing AWESOME! Can you post a pic of it? I want one! :shock:
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643434)
Posted by Creature SH on February 28th, 2008 @ 12:00pm CST
Not gonna help them drag those lines through the muck.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643442)
Posted by Agamemnon on February 28th, 2008 @ 12:08pm CST
Terrorcon Blot wrote:This is the challenge: G1 Starscream's "best" lines were goofy, at his "dumbest", or just plain silliest.

The other lines play off of Megatron, which while fitting, don't mesh with what I want from TF2. I mean, context is what a lot of these lines need to work. And not just that, but I DON'T want to see Megatron in TF2. It's still too early to bring him back, I think.

It's hard to find the perfect "Starscream" line for the new Starscream.


I think you are onto something here. Starscream did seem to be at his best playing off of Megatron. I half expect an Allspark changed Megatron named Galvatron to make the appearance for Starscream to play off of.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643455)
Posted by Blackstreak on February 28th, 2008 @ 12:13pm CST
Does anyone else remember this: "I am the new leader of the Decepticons"? He's said it many times in various phrasings. How appropriate it would be for the Movie sequel since Megatron took a dirt nap.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643475)
Posted by Caelus on February 28th, 2008 @ 12:29pm CST
I always liked:

Starscream: "It was Astrotrain and Blitzwing! They tricked me!!!"
Megatron: "Starscream, you're either a liar or an idiot."
Starscream: "I'm an idiot! I'm an idiot!"

Also:

Starscream: "It looks like some kind of... rust!"
Megatron: "Impossible! We are rust-proof!"
Starscream: "Perhaps you're made of shoddy materials, Megatron!"
Megatron: "That's ABSURD!"

However, I'd prefer Movie Starscream continue to be a serious villain like he is in IDW's series and TF:Animated, than have him be comic relief like in G1.

Edit: Good ones for the movie might be:

"Conquest is made of the ashes of one's enemies."

"I have a code of conduct — victory at all costs!"

"Power leads to victory and power is what I shall obtain."

"Power is its own justification."

"I will rule the universe, even if I am the only one left in the universe."

"Time makes all things possible. I can wait."

Megatron: [charging into battle] "SHOW NO MERCY!"
Starscream: [sarcastically] "Did we ever?"
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643483)
Posted by Brakethrough on February 28th, 2008 @ 12:42pm CST
I don't remember anything in particular, but as I recall, some of Starscream's conversations with Doctor Archeville were quite strong.
Re: TF2 Writer Roberto Orci Wants Your Favourite Starscream Quotes! (643493)
Posted by nilocomic on February 28th, 2008 @ 12:58pm CST
These guys need to learn how to write their own scripts. :?

Just give the Decepticons some actual scenes with dialogue in the next movie, rather than have everyone else talk about how evil they are without letting us find out for ourselves through their characters.
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