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Why Has Optimus Prime Died So Many Times?

1 May 2017 5:42 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Optimus Prime has died more than 25 times in the last 30 years across comics, cartoons, movies, and video-games.   In fact it’s to the point where it not only has become a running joke among Transformer fans, but it’s even been joked about in the comics themselves.  Megatron said it best in “Other Voices, Part 2” with the quote “Oh, you Optimuses do love to sacrifice yourselves, don’t you?”  So what’s the reason for this?  Why do they keep killing off Optimus Prime?  Here are some possible reasons according to the Transformers Wikia: It allows for him to be

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