If you haven’t watched Transformers since the end of Beast Wars you prolly won’t understand what happened. I missed more than my share of episodes of this series but I think I got the gist of what happened. After the Beast Wars the Maximals and Megatron all went back to Cybertron where they had another war pretty much. After a season or two of episodes, they ended the whole deal by having Optimus and Megatron destroy each other in the organic core of Cybertron to create a balance in the universe or some crap I forgot to listen to. Now Cybertron is covered in flowers and Megatron/Optimus are dead (or so it seemed). I guess this was the only real way for the writers to end this TV franchise seeing as how they made it back to Cybertron and there’s only so many things they can transform into.
This franchise may not be dead quite yet. I’m sure they’ll find some crazy parallel universe with more transformers and a pseudo-Optimus Prime and Megatron but its still kind of weird to have them “dead”.
And I guess the Matrix was passed on to that damn cheetah. If they keep the series going, because as you noticed there were still Decepticons(Vehicons) on the balanced world so they prolly will, then that damn cheetah will be the Rodimus Prime(Primal) of the new series.
And we all know how much Rodimus Prime sucked.
God… I have no life.
I love the new X-Men Evolution cartoon tho’.
With Cybertron reformatted, and Megatron and Optimus Primal both absorbed into it, the story of Beast Machines is over.
However, the way it ended doesn’t prevent further Transformers series, even without retconning it. (Although some who insist that the Beast modes were a mistake to begin with may think so.) Evil hasn’t been eradicated on Cybertron - nor can, or should it be.
Balance was attained, and must be maintained. The other Maximals might actually work into it.
Well, of course you could have more shows now that I think of it. Its just all dependant on how likely people are going to watch Transformers without Optimus Prime. Unless they do something real bogus like find some way to extract his spark from Cybertron. But after upsetting the balance they have to release Megatron’s spark to counteract the super-good in the universe (since they’re not gonna kill Optimus). Then the cycle begins anew and they get some more licensing cash. Then again, with the graphical stylings Beast Machines has, I’d proly end up watching it anyway.