Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers

Transformers News: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers

Friday, January 20th, 2017 11:41AM CST

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A new Facebook page appeared to reveal a new documentary being made for Netflix called The Toys That Made Us. This 8 episode series will dedicate each episode to one specific toyline, mainly focusing on toys from the 80s. A photo of their "drawing board" reveals that Transformers will get it's own episode along with:

Star Wars
Hello Kitty
Lego
Star Trek
GI Joe
Masters of the Universe
Barbie

It is not known when the series will premiere. Let us know if you are looking forward to this show!

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Re: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers (1853365)
Posted by Sigma Magnus on January 20th, 2017 @ 1:35pm CST
Hopefully this'll go well.
Re: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers (1853368)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on January 20th, 2017 @ 1:52pm CST
Judging by those boards, it's going well for all of them except Hello Kitty. Despite its longevity, there might just not be too much to say about it.

Well, if there's one toyline it'd make sense to replace with MLP at the last minute...
Re: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers (1853371)
Posted by william-james88 on January 20th, 2017 @ 2:18pm CST
Bumblevivisector wrote:Judging by those boards, it's going well for all of them except Hello Kitty. Despite its longevity, there might just not be too much to say about it.

Well, if there's one toyline it'd make sense to replace with MLP at the last minute...

yeah, that is the odd one out. I would have suggested Mr potatoe head or Hotwheels or Ninja Turtles but I think they wanted to diversify their toys.
Re: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers (1853409)
Posted by dragons on January 20th, 2017 @ 7:21pm CST
I would have performed ninja turtles over human any day turtle toys still being made he man is not
Re: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers (1853419)
Posted by Emerje on January 20th, 2017 @ 8:04pm CST
First, "Transformrers" in the post title. ;)

Second, this sounds like it could actually be fun. They do seem to be doing some fan oriented stuff rather than just drone on about the franchise. I see notes about doing the transformation sound with your mouth, transforming without instructions, and even mention of 3rd party figures. Yeah, I'll be watching.

Emerje
Re: Upcoming Netflix Documentary The Toys That Made Us Featuring Transformers (1855559)
Posted by WreckerJack on January 29th, 2017 @ 2:27am CST
I love 80's stuff so I am exited.

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