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'''[[Wikipedia:Transformers (toyline)|Transformers]]''' are frequently referenced in the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|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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'''[[Wikipedia:Transformers (toy line)|Transformers]]''' are frequently referenced in the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work. Various characters will often parody the toys, and the [[Cheat Commandos]] show has numerous similarities to the cartoon.
== Appearances ==
== Appearances ==
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* In the Cheat Commandos, [[Crackotage]] speaks in rhyme. This resembles the Transformers characters Blaster and Wheelie.
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* [[Cheat Commandos]] —
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** Also in the Cheat Commandos, [[Fightgar]] has a British accent which resembles that of Wreck-Gar, a Transformers character. The two characters also have similar names.
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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].
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* At the [[Alamo Drafthouse - 10 Jun 2005|Alamo Drafthouse]] where [[The Brothers Chaps]] toured, [[Homestar Runner|Homestar]] said that he needed the Autobot Matrix.
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** [[Fightgar]] has an accent which resembles that of the similarly named [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Wreck-Gar_(G1) Wreck-Gar].
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* In [[The Cheatar]], [[Strong Bad]] imitates the Transformers' transformation noise when talking about [[The Cheat]] turning into a guitar. He also says, "why would you want change into a giant guitar when you could change into a semi or at least a cassette player." This is a reference to Optimus Prime, Blaster and Soundwave.
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* [[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], [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Thunder_Clash Thunder Clash], Blaster/Twincast, and [[Wikipedia:Soundwave (Transformers)|Soundwave/Soundblaster]].
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* In the [[Strong Bad 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 a Transformer's head on its top.
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* [[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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** The Cheat would later repeat this to the FBI warning of [[strongbad_email.exe Disc Five]].
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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 the Combaticon [https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Brawl_(G1) Brawl].
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** The Cheat would later repeat this in the FBI warning of [[strongbad_email.exe Disc Five]].
<gallery>
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Image:Rad rad robotank.png|<center>'''Rad Rad Robotank'''</center>
Image:Rad rad robotank.png|<center>'''Rad Rad Robotank'''</center>
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Image:Rad rad robotank w-lettering.png|<center>'''Tank and Lettering'''</center>
Image:Rad rad robotank w-lettering.png|<center>'''Tank and Lettering'''</center>
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==External Links==
==External Links==
*[http://tfwiki.net/ Transformers Wiki]
*[http://tfwiki.net/ Transformers Wiki]

Current revision as of 11:08, 29 July 2019

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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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