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Episode 40 – 1985 Online Fandom, Video Games, & Merchandising

11/12/2018
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Find out what the first internet review of the Transformers cartoon was like, along with the first Transformers video game. Plus we’ll delve into some of the more memorable and bizarre aspects of the Transformers merchandise boom of 1984 & 1985! Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to TFU.INFO … Continue reading Episode 40 – 1985 Online Fandom, Video Games, & Merchandising →

Duration:00:24:42

TFU News & Views – Episode 0024 – War for Cybertron Unboxing

11/11/2018
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Hasbro invited us in for a special look into the first Wave of War for Cybertron: Siege at New York Comic Con 2018. Here, Anthony shares his thoughts on the experience and the first wave of the upcoming toy line! Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to TFU.INFO on … Continue reading TFU News & Views – Episode 0024 – War for Cybertron Unboxing →

Duration:00:10:42

Episode 039 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Eps. 36-39

11/5/2018
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Season 2 of G1 continues! This time we find out what’s shaking at the Dancitron in “Auto-Bop,” we go on a “Search for Alpha Trion,” we meet “The Girl Who Loved Powerglide,” and our favorite tow truck becomes a movie star in “Hoist Goes Hollywood.” Plus, even the Transformers can show us from time to … Continue reading Episode 039 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Eps. 36-39 →

Duration:00:57:07

Episode 038 – 1985 Books pt. 4 (Ladybird)

10/28/2018
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We take a look a series of books from the UK in 1985 from a publisher called Ladybird. We’ll follow some unique adventures as the Transformers learn about lightning, windmills, and railway tracks at the start of the often overlooked G1 continuity. Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to … Continue reading Episode 038 – 1985 Books pt. 4 (Ladybird) →

Duration:00:27:04

Episode 037 – The Transformers Cartoon Season 2 Eps. 31-35

10/16/2018
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We return to our look at G1 Season 2 and dive deep into another 5 episodes. We’ll meet the Autobot bounty hunter, Devcon, in “The Gambler.” We’ll watch Megatron try to unleash an energy monster on the Autobots in, “Kremzeek!” Seaspray meets the girl of his dreams in “Sea Change.” Blitzwing learns about football in … Continue reading Episode 037 – The Transformers Cartoon Season 2 Eps. 31-35 →

Duration:01:10:30

TFU News & Views – 0023 – NYCC 2018

10/10/2018
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New York Comic Con 2018 has come and gone and we were there! From the Hasbro fan media events to everything from the show floor, TFU.INFO has you covered on all things Transformers. Ant breaks down what he saw, who he talked with, as well as all of the news from the con! Please like … Continue reading TFU News & Views – 0023 – NYCC 2018 →

Duration:00:34:19

Episode 036 – 1985 By the Numbers

10/8/2018
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Breaking down the tech specs stats and mold counts for Autobots and Decepticons in 1985. Find out who the heavy hitters, super thinkers, and big guns are in this episode! Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to TFU.INFO on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/tfuinfo Catch us on social media: Twitter – … Continue reading Episode 036 – 1985 By the Numbers →

Duration:00:40:38

Episode 035 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 26-30

10/1/2018
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Continuing our look into Season 2 of the G1 cartoon, we look look at 5 more episodes: The God Gambit Make Tracks Child’s Play Quest for Survival The Secret of Omega Supreme This episdoe’s guest is Gabriel Owens, The Salty Seaman – http://www.youtube.com/recharge138 Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe … Continue reading Episode 035 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 26-30 →

Duration:00:55:55

Episode 034 – Meet the Cast – Season 2 part 2

9/24/2018
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The remainder of season 2 added a ton of characters and actors to the Transformers Universe. In this episode we take a look at the acting careers of them all as we wrap up the second half of season 2. Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to TFU.INFO on … Continue reading Episode 034 – Meet the Cast – Season 2 part 2 →

Duration:00:13:35

Episode 033 – 1985 Books pt. 3 (Find Your Fate Jr., Young Corgi, Big Looker)

9/18/2018
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We are choosing our own adventure as we Find Your Fate in the 1985 world of the Transformers. Plus, we’ll delve into the European iteration of similar-styled books with Young Corgi and we’ll correct an omission from our Big Looker look back. Special guest this episode is The Salty Seaman (www.youtube.com/recharge138)! Please like and subscribe … Continue reading Episode 033 – 1985 Books pt. 3 (Find Your Fate Jr., Young Corgi, Big Looker) →

Duration:00:44:25

Episode 32 – Canada & Mexico 1985 Toys

9/2/2018
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Canada and Mexico had a number of interesting and weird variant toys in 1985. From odd colored Minibots to Slag’s face to lead paint scares, there’s a lot of unwrap with Hasbro’s neighbors to the north and south. We’ll break it all down on this episode of Transformers University! Want images? Check out Maz’s fantastic … Continue reading Episode 32 – Canada & Mexico 1985 Toys →

Duration:00:33:11

Episode 031 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 21-25

8/27/2018
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Season 2 of the G1 cartoon continues! We get a Cyberton history lesson with, “Desertion of the Dinobots,” parts 1 & 2, meet Omega Supreme in “Blaster Blues,” head back in time for “A Decepticon Raider in King Arthur’s Court,” and we take a dip in “The Golden Lagoon.” This episode’s special guests are: Gabriel … Continue reading Episode 031 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 21-25 →

Duration:00:58:20

Episode 30 – Marvel Comics Issues #13-15

8/20/2018
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We wrap up 1985 in the Marvel US run of Transformers comics with issues #13-15. Find out the fate of Megatron! See how new Autobots come to life! Learn just who is the Robot Master! With special contributions from The Salty Seaman (http://www.youtube.com/recharge138) and one of our Patrons, Mauricio, joins the show! Please like … Continue reading Episode 30 – Marvel Comics Issues #13-15 →

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 029 – Marvel UK Issue 41 & 1985 Annual

8/13/2018
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The Transformers learn about Christmas and we learn about how Optimus Prime was given command over the Autobots; that and much more as we delve into the final bit of Marvel UK comics from 1985. ——– Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to TFU.INFO on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/tfuinfo Catch … Continue reading Episode 029 – Marvel UK Issue 41 & 1985 Annual →

Duration:00:29:33

Episode 028 – G1 Manga 1985 & International Transformers Music

8/1/2018
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We head back to Japan to delve into the origins of G1 Manga from TV Magazine and Comic Bom-Bom while looking at the highly detailed art of Studio Ox. Afterwards, we dig into the many different Transformers Opening and Closing theme songs from around the world. Links referenced in this episode: TV Magazine Manga Prologue: … Continue reading Episode 028 – G1 Manga 1985 & International Transformers Music →

Duration:00:26:54

Episode 027 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 16-20

7/23/2018
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In this episode, we take a look at 5 more episodes of G1 Season 2: – The Master Builders – Auto Berserk – Microbots – Megatron’s Master Plan part 1 – Megatron’s Master Plan part 2 Joining us this week are: The Salty Seaman – http://www.youtube.com/recharge138 Darryl the Cybertronian Beast of Transmissions Podcast – https://www.transmissionspodcast.com/ … Continue reading Episode 027 – The Transformers Cartoon – Season 2 Episodes 16-20 →

Duration:00:55:35

TFU News & Views – Episode 0022 – San Diego Comic-Con Reaction!

7/22/2018
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In the wake of a ton of news from San Diego Comic-Con (or is it Comicon?) Ant gives his thoughts and reactions to it all. From Generations War for Cybertron: Siege to IDW’s incredible news to the Bumblebee movie, we’ll talk about it all. Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please … Continue reading TFU News & Views – Episode 0022 – San Diego Comic-Con Reaction! →

Duration:00:51:39

Episode 026 – Japanese & European toy lines in 1985

7/16/2018
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Transformers became a worldwide phenomenon in 1985. We look back on how the toy lines spread to Europe and Japan; and go over what figures and toys certain regions did and didn’t get. Please like and subscribe wherever you listen to this show. Please subscribe to TFU.INFO on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/tfuinfo Catch us on social … Continue reading Episode 026 – Japanese & European toy lines in 1985 →

Duration:00:31:21

Transformers University – Episode 25 – 1985 Books pt. 2 (Big Looker, Hardcovers, & Kids Stuff)

7/9/2018
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An episode not to be missed! This episode we’ll delve into some of the most bizarre pieces of fiction in Transformers history. From the Marvel produced Big Looker and Hardcover series to the read-along audio books of Kids Stuff, you’ll want to hear it all. Find out why Soundwave’s tech spec quote is an actual … Continue reading Transformers University – Episode 25 – 1985 Books pt. 2 (Big Looker, Hardcovers, & Kids Stuff) →

Duration:00:40:04

Episode 024 – Marvel Comics issues 9-12

7/2/2018
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We continue our look at Marvel’s G1 comic book run as we meet Circuit Breaker, get introduced to Devastator and Jetfire, and see if Optimus Prime will lose his head. Special Guest appearance by The Salty Seaman: http://www.youtube.com/recharge138 Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/tfuinfo Join our Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/tfuinfo Email the show! info@tfu.info Visit the archive … Continue reading Episode 024 – Marvel Comics issues 9-12 →

Duration:00:36:57