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** [[Crackotage]] speaks mostly in rhyme. This resembles the Transformers characters [[Wikipedia:Blaster (Transformers)|Blaster]] and [[Wikipedia:Wheelie|Wheelie]]. Plus, the jet he flies looks a lot like the Decepticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Seeker_(body_type) Seekers].
** [[Crackotage]] speaks mostly in rhyme. This resembles the Transformers characters [[Wikipedia:Blaster (Transformers)|Blaster]] and [[Wikipedia:Wheelie|Wheelie]]. Plus, the jet he flies looks a lot like the Decepticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Seeker_(body_type) Seekers].
** [[Fightgar]] has an accent which resembles that of the similarly named [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Wreck-Gar_(G1) Wreck-Gar].
** [[Fightgar]] has an accent which resembles that of the similarly named [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Wreck-Gar_(G1) Wreck-Gar].
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**[[Blue Laser Commander]]'s screechy voice resembles [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Starscream_(G1) Starscream's] voice.
 
* [[The Cheatar]] — [[Strong Bad]] imitates the Transformers' transformation noise when talking about [[The Cheat]] turning into a guitar. He also says, "Why couldn't you transform into, like...a Semi? Or at least a tape player." This is a reference to [[Wikipedia:Optimus Prime|Optimus Prime]], [https://:tfwiki.net/wiki/Ultra_Magnus_(G1) Ultra Magnus], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Motormaster_(G1) Motormaster] and the Turbomaster [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Thunder_Clash Thunder Clash], who all transform into Semis, as well as Blaster/Twincast and [[Wikipedia:Soundwave (Transformers)|Soundwave/Soundblaster]], who transform into tape players.
* [[The Cheatar]] — [[Strong Bad]] imitates the Transformers' transformation noise when talking about [[The Cheat]] turning into a guitar. He also says, "Why couldn't you transform into, like...a Semi? Or at least a tape player." This is a reference to [[Wikipedia:Optimus Prime|Optimus Prime]], [https://:tfwiki.net/wiki/Ultra_Magnus_(G1) Ultra Magnus], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Motormaster_(G1) Motormaster] and the Turbomaster [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Thunder_Clash Thunder Clash], who all transform into Semis, as well as Blaster/Twincast and [[Wikipedia:Soundwave (Transformers)|Soundwave/Soundblaster]], who transform into tape players.
* [[Alamo Drafthouse - 10 Jun 2005]] — After having his eyes removed, [[Puppet Character Variations|Puppet]] [[Homestar Runner]] tells [[Mike Chapman]] that he needs the [[Wikipedia:Autobot|Autobot]] Matrix.
* [[Alamo Drafthouse - 10 Jun 2005]] — After having his eyes removed, [[Puppet Character Variations|Puppet]] [[Homestar Runner]] tells [[Mike Chapman]] that he needs the [[Wikipedia:Autobot|Autobot]] Matrix.
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* Email [[portrait]] — The Cheat [[Graffiti|vandalizes]] Strong Bad's painting by spray painting the "Rad, Rad Robotank" on it. The Rad, Rad Robotank has what appears to be Optimus Prime's head on its top. The tank also resembles charactrs with tank vehicle modes, such as [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Brawl_(G1) Brawl], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Quake_(G1) Quake], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Blitzwing_(G1) Blitzwing] and [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Guzzle_(G1) Guzzle].
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* Email [[portrait]] — The Cheat [[Graffiti|vandalizes]] Strong Bad's painting by spray painting the "Rad, Rad Robotank" on it. The Rad, Rad Robotank has what appears to be Optimus Prime's head on its top. The tank also resembles characters with tank vehicle modes, such as [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Brawl_(G1) Brawl], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Quake_(G1) Quake], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Blitzwing_(G1) Blitzwing] and [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Guzzle_(G1) Guzzle].
** The Cheat would later repeat this in the FBI warning of [[strongbad_email.exe Disc Five]].
** The Cheat would later repeat this in the FBI warning of [[strongbad_email.exe Disc Five]].
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Rad, Rad Robotank

Transformers are frequently referenced in the Homestar Runner body of work. Various characters will often parody the toys, and the Cheat Commandos show has numerous similarities to the cartoon.

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