Beast Wars: Season 1 (1996 - 1997)


Season 1
Beast Wars

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Critic Reviews for Beast Wars Season 1

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A good way to immunise yourself against the impending nostalgia that precedes a Hollywood update is to buy a cheap VHS of the original to see just how bad it actually was.

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Despite that somewhat silly premise, Beast Wars won fans over incredibly strong writing with solid characters and complex, occasionally dark storylines.

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The characters were well-realized from the Maximals pulling together to the Predacons scheming against each other.

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Beast Wars was the first time a Transformers show had presented us with fully realized, three-dimensional characters. Without fail, every member of the relatively small cast felt like a real person with real flaws and emotions.

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The storytelling turned out to be some of the best of all the various Transformers series, and though the CGI looks dated by today's standards, at the time it was quite cutting edge

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[Beast Wars] wasn't as simplistic or afraid to delve into continuing storylines and the characters were definitely more complex.

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Beast Wars is a futuristic story that bears just the right amount of resemblance to the original to simultaneously please existing fans and tickle the curiosity of those wanting a bigger, broader story.

Jul 11, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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