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Old November 3 2008, 04:28 PM   #1
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The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

what did everyone think when you saw it?
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Old November 3 2008, 05:03 PM   #2
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

That it was just a bunch of sight gags strung together with no underlying story. Just about the weakest, most pointless "Treehouse of Horror" segment ever. The Transformers aren't even a horror concept, so their inclusion in a Halloween episode is an odd idea. If they were going to do something based on a currently popular film property, why not something like those Saw films?
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Old November 3 2008, 05:30 PM   #3
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

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That it was just a bunch of sight gags strung together with no underlying story. Just about the weakest, most pointless "Treehouse of Horror" segment ever. The Transformers aren't even a horror concept, so their inclusion in a Halloween episode is an odd idea. If they were going to do something based on a currently popular film property, why not something like those Saw films?
Because Jigsaw's traps are clever. Simpsons will show all manner of animated gore, but cleverness?
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Old November 3 2008, 06:05 PM   #4
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They've done non-horror segments n Halloween episodes before, like Harry Potter and Clockstoppers (or whatever it was called).
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Old November 3 2008, 06:10 PM   #5
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

What's a Transmorfer? j/k
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Old November 3 2008, 06:37 PM   #6
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmorphers
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Old November 3 2008, 06:44 PM   #7
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

I watched the Simpsons Halloween Special last night while waiting for King of the Hill to start and I just felt embarrassed for everyone involved in the production of the show.
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Old November 3 2008, 08:25 PM   #8
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

I liked the toaster saying "no" physically. And a few of their names were funny, but that was about it. The Peanuts satire segment was good, though. They should have just done the whole half hour with that one.

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Old November 3 2008, 09:00 PM   #9
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Transmorphers trailer
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Old November 3 2008, 09:22 PM   #10
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

safarial wrote: View Post
what did everyone think when you saw it?
I thought it was the best episode of Transformers I'd seen since the end of the G1 series...but that's just me.
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Old November 3 2008, 10:33 PM   #11
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I thought it was pretty funny, although... kinda an odd thing to see in a Simpson's episode.
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Old November 3 2008, 11:16 PM   #12
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I think it's the weakest Treehouse of Horror yet, I wish they gave the Transformers spoof more of a story.
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Old November 3 2008, 11:26 PM   #13
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^ Even worse than Mr. and Mrs. Simpson from last year?
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Old November 4 2008, 03:10 AM   #14
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Meh. I thought last night's episode was really boring.
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Old November 4 2008, 05:35 PM   #15
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Re: The transmorfers on the simpsons Nov 2nd

The opening voting sketch was worth a chuckle, but the rest of the episode was just lame as hell. A few of the musical flourishes during the Transformers segment were cute, but I never laughed during the entire episode.
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