Watch Transformers: Prime
- 3 Seasons
One of my favorite shows growing up was Transformers, from its simple beginnings as an after school cartoon to the first animated full length movie and culminating in the live action blockbusters of the past couple years, I was there in the very beginning and have enjoyed watching it grow. Just when you think you've seen it all out of this long running franchise, I see Transformers: Prime debut and I find out that the best is yet to come. As Transformers: Prime opens, Cybertron is littered with dead from the millennia old war between the heroic Autobots and evil Decepticons. The most vital resource on the planet, Energon, has all been depleted in the endless war. This forces both forces to set out into the galaxy in an effort to gather resources and hamper the efforts of their foes. The battle arrives here on Earth, as a group of the Autobots, led by Optimus Prime, arrive to protect the Earth from the possibility of Decepticon invasion. Optimus knows that Energon was hidden on Earth during the great war in case of a situation just like this and anticipates the Decepticons and their leader, Megatron, may come to Earth for it. The Autobots fear such a move would endanger all life on Earth and swear to prevent it from coming to pass. The Autobots take on vehicle forms in order to hide their presence from us while keeping a silent vigil, knowing that the war is coming, but always hoping that it will pass by our planet. When their fears become a reality, the time to fight is now and the outcome of the war and the survival of our planet are in the balance. Transformers: Prime has already won Daytime Emmy awards and been praised as the best installment in the franchise's history. It has been described as darker and more serious by critics leading to an edge of your seat show where anything can happen and nothing is certain.