God Magnus wrote:
unless your whole beef with the "Beast" series was the use of animals.
Bingo! Optimus Prime as a gorilla... I can't do it.
Ah, but its not Optimus Prime - its Optimus Primal
, a different character. Optimus Prime himself appears later in the series.
I do understand your objections - I'd much rather vehicles than animals, but Beast Wars' writing is so good that its hard to ignore.