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A deep look into the history of the Transformers brand brought to you by the best transforming toy archive in the world.

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A deep look into the history of the Transformers brand brought to you by the best transforming toy archive in the world.

    Episode 100 – The Return of Optimus Prime

    Episode 100 – The Return of Optimus Prime

    To celebrate our 100th episode, we’re exploring one of the greatest stories ever told in Transformers lore: The Return of Optimus Prime. The finale for season 3 of the G1 cartoon, The Return of Optimus Prime resets the events of Transformers: the Movie in an exciting and epic way. Penned by a comics legend, this is one of the pillars of Transformers history. Join Ant and a few special guests as they review the entire story and its indelible impact on popular culture.

    Featuring:

    Gabriel Owens, the Salty Seaman: https://www.youtube.com/recharge138

    Mike Seibert from Mike Seibert Radio: https://soundcloud.com/mikeseibertradio

    And the cast of Radio Free Cybertron: http://www.tfradio.net

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 99 – Canada, Mexico, & S.T.A.R.S. 1987

    Episode 99 – Canada, Mexico, & S.T.A.R.S. 1987

    We take a quick look at the rest of North America for 1987 and the Transformers toy line before diving head first into the mailaway catalogs and the S.T.A.R.S. program and the micro-continuity around the stories in these little fliers!







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    • 14 min
    TFU News & Views – Episode 45 – Transformers Brand Team Interview

    TFU News & Views – Episode 45 – Transformers Brand Team Interview

    In the wake of the incredible announcements from Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest 2021, we sat down with the Transformers Brand Team to discuss some of the recent reveals. Find out what inspires them on a daily basis, where Dracodon got his color scheme, some secret details behind the coloring of the Titan Class Ark figure, and much more!

    • 28 min
    Episode 98 – Marvel UK #113-120

    Episode 98 – Marvel UK #113-120

    We’re heading back to the UK for some more comic tales featuring our favorite characters from Transformers: the Movie. Plus, we’ll learn Goldbug’s UK origin and how it differs from his Marvel US one and we’ll meet Death’s Head for the first time!

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    • 22 min
    News & Views – Episode 044 – They’re Just Toys

    News & Views – Episode 044 – They’re Just Toys

    Today’s hot take is a simple one as Ant reflects on moving, rescuing his collection from storage, and a tale of bachelor party debauchery.

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    • 20 min
    Episode 97 – 1987 By the Numbers

    Episode 97 – 1987 By the Numbers

    We delve into the tech spec functions and numbers in 1987. We’ll explore some great tidbits, such as a Decepticon with a mistake on his packaging, changes to the Targetmasters, the dumbest Transformer of all-time, and a surprisingly high-ranking Decepticon!

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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Awesome Transformers Podcast!

I stumbled on to this podcast looking for something to listen to. I have been hooked since the first episode and am currently binge listening. Anthony does a excellent job covering this wonderful toy-line. Give it a listen and you’ll be hooked. Keep up the great work.

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Exciting and Informative!

This incredible podcast will help you learn tons about Transformers, regardless of how much you already know about the franchise! So much work goes into this show, and the final product always shows that. I can’t praise this podcast enough!

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