“More than meets the eye…”
Transformers Animated: Season Two is now available on DVD! This season the Autobots continue their search for the Allspark fragments and try to hold off the Decepticon forces. This season also bring us new faces as The Autobot Elite Guard arrives on Earth to locate the missing Allspark! Now Optimus Prime must justify his actions to his superior: Ultra Magnus. Also arriving on Earth are Sentinel Prime (an arrogant bot who disapproves of Optimus) and fan favorite character: JAZZ!
-”The Elite Guard”- Optimus Prime has some explaining to do as his boss arrives on Earth. This episode also reveals the fate of missing Issac Sumdac! Also, more questions are raised about Sari and her relation to Issac (but she’s Issac’s daughter….right?)
-”Mission Accomplished”- Ultra Magnus believes that the Decepticon threat is non-existent and decides its time for the Autobots to leave the Earth. Well Starscream attacks and Prime must step in and save humanity. Also we get another classic G1 storyline as we learn Starscream is now immortal and his spark can’t be destroyed!
-”Garbage In, Garbage Out”- Weird Al makes a guest appearance and provides the voice for the Animated version of another classic character: Wreck-Gar! (You might remember the original character from Transformers: The Movie).
-”Rise of the Constructicons”: The Allspark gives life to some new bots: The Constructicons! (Well…two of them at least). The big question is…which side are they on?
-”A Bridge Too Close Parts 1 and 2″- Megatron’s space bridge is almost complete thanks to a little help from new friends. Now the Autobots must hurry to stop Megatron! Megatron captures Bulkhead after learning from Shockwave that Bulkhead is the foremost authority on Space Bridge technology. Also we learn that another member of the Elite Guard has arrived on Earth: Blurr! We learn that Starscream has been cloning himself and uses his new force to attack the Space Bridge right as it becomes activated. In a last ditch effort to stop the bridge, the secret of the Autobot’s ship is revealed. Now Omega Supreme must make the ultimate sacrifice to save his friends. And more questions are raised about Sari after she is injured in the final battle…setting the stage for SEASON 3!
-Audio Commentary on Episodes 19 and 20
-Two Animated Shorts
This season has many great reintroductions of classic characters. Jazz, Ultra Magnus, Wreck-Gar, Shockwave, Blurr and more. This series has done a very nice job combining the many different stories from the Transformers Universe and making a very entertaining story in the process. Although many updates have been made, the characters still feel and look as they should. If you missed out on any of the episodes from Season 2, make sure you check out this release!
ComicsOnline gives Transformers Animated: Season 2 4 out of 5 classic characters!