A retelling of the Transformers story, making it a remake of the 1984 TV series.
As least one shot of an aircraft carrier in Transformers is actually footage from Pearl Harbor (another Michael Bay film), minus the CGI enhancements and color correction done to make the carrier look less modern.
Many establishing shots and at least one aircraft shot are taken from the original film
This is the videogame version of the movie
Sam uses it to describe one of Bobby Bolivia's cars
Admiral Brigham, played by Chris Ellis, says to Maggie," And you would be....who?" He says the same line to Ewan McGregor's character in The Island during the bar scene. The Island was also directed by Michael Bay.
When playing a video game, Glen's friend is using a DDR mat
Mikaela saying to Agent Simmons (Played by John Turturro) that he should go back to guard the mall is a reference to Fear X, where John Turturro plays a mallcop
The soundtrack cue that accompanies Bumblebee's transformation into a 2008 Camaro (Tomoyasu Hotei's "Battle Without Honor or Humanity") is the piece used to introduce Beatrice Kiddo in her yellow-and-black Bruce Lee tracksuit.
During the fight scene between Opitmus and Megatron the Terminator 2 theme music is being played
Woman interviewed during credits trusts government to do a "duck and cover" thing ala that now discredited "edu-toon"
A little girl is carrying a "My Little Pony"
Glen Whitmann's friend does 'the Matrix' move (bending backwards as if to dodge bullets) while playing the dance game.
When the other robots crash land on Earth, a kid sees one of the impacts and says that it's cooler than "Armageddon". This and "Transformers" are both Michael Bay movies.
Sam told the operator on his cell phone to bring him everyone; quoting the famous line said by Gary Oldman
The scene where they show photos of the robot on mars to the current photo taken by soldier is the same scene as Terminator 2 when the reveal to Sarah Conor the photos taken of the Terminator from the past and present.
Optimus Prime says to Megatron "One shall stand, one shall fall" just like in the animated movie.
Using a phone to call in an airstrike and the operator asking for a credit card.
At some point during the highway battle and the final showdown, the beats from the musical score are cued from the 'The Terminator' theme.
When cuts were found inside a wall in the laboratory, the talkative Glen said it could have not by Freddie Krueger but by Wolverine.
Sam's car uses popular songs on the radio to communicate
A character made a reference to E.T.
Ironhide says "Do you feel lucky, punk?" by way of greeting
The Marquee on the theater at the end of the movie shows that Rose Tattoo is showing
Title appears on a cinema marquee during the final battle.
Bobby Bolivia mentions Ricky Ricardo
"...graduated from the Transformers movie school of acting."
Referenced by Mike.
Referenced by Hank
Whitney mentions the movie's franchise.
Mentioned by Jesse.
title mentioned when Anthony Anderson is introduced
A Transformer can be seen briefly in the lobby of the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum.
"Why can't this be like the Transformers films...?"
"Keep going with that and I'll expect the Transformers to show up."
a potential sponsor tells Liz he wants "TGS" to change its tone to resemble the porn version of "Transformers"
mentions that this movie changed the way movies were marketed
"Set this guy loose on the Transformers films please."
Tyrese Gibson discusses his acting role
Movie Megatron appears in the Fiends skit.
In a mock commercial, Welshy as the announcer says that the Transformers movies were shit.
Marty asks Larry if the film is realistic, and it's implied that Michael Bay may be from outer space.
"It's like not using the Transformers theme song in all three Transformers movies....Oh yeah?"
"Transformers of the Caribbean"
"All it takes is one moment to change a person and that one moment, no matter how fleeting, is worth a thousand Transformers. "
The stars have a meeting with Michael Bay where Transformers gets mocked.
Answer to question in the category Movie Lines
Mentioned in dialogue
Bumblebee from this movie appears in the Real Veal skit.
Panda Bear goes to watch this movie
Referenced in dialogue
Admiral Shane - "I asume no one has seen Transformers."
Optimus Prime appears in the trailer
Jay mentions that Michael Bay directed the film
Kevin - "That isn't a Transformers movie".
Hewy says the Michael Bay "Transformers" series needed a theme song remix
Roeper says the first "Transformers" was better than the second
"Nice to see Sam Witwicky child video"
mentioned in dialogue
Bum calls the robots Transformers to avoid any Rock'em Sock'em robots jokes.
DVD case seen on the ground
Mention the other movies that Shia LaBeouf star in.
A fan at a convention is seen wearing an Optimus Prime mask
The DVD is seen
Mentioned in dialogue
On Shia LaBeouf's resume.
mentions Hugo Weaving as Megatron
Referred to in interview
Michael Bay says "Why isn't everything exploding" and later "The camera needs to shake about more! Make it so I can't understand whats going on, the audience loves that kind of crap!"
"Wolverine is training the Transformers now?"
Poster is shown.
Linkara admits to disliking the film series
Movie poster is visible in Film Brain's room
the movie is referenced throughout
mentioned in dialogue
a poster for the fake "Trasformers 5" is shown
Named as a motivation for Bay's outbreak of violence
Stephen mentions that we should be scared of Decepticons
Taaj tells the documentary crew about an embarrassing moment at home when his mum came into his room while he was watching this film and pausing a bit where Megan Fox leans over a car bonnet.
Mentioned in dialogue by Hannes and Maria.
The Critic mentions seeing the trailer at this movie.
Subject of a $12,500 question
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Mr. & Ms. Roboto"
mentioned by Selena Gomez in a list of Shia LaBeouf films
The Transformers movie franchise is the subject of a $7,500 question
When Ian is talking about how fake the film they're watching is Anthony says 'Its a Transformers movie, get over it'
Megan Fox mentions being in the movie
This title appears on a marquee of a movie theater the protagonist goes to.
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Lights, Camera, Action Movie"
mentioned by Howard when he says he wants Megan Fox
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Other Planets in Movies"
At the gay Halloween party Frank dances with a girl who's dressed as movie version Optimus Prime
Both Transformers films referenced during monologue and two other sketches
Multiple reviewers say the effects in the second movie are better than the original.
most Jeopardy! round category titles are movie title spoofs, including "Dance Formers"
In the first Transformers movie, Blackout uses the call sign 4500X, which was a USAF helicopter which was shot down previously. The learjet used by director Mearing adn Sam to fly to the Space Shuttle Launch site bears the same registration number.
The laptop has a Transformers style emboss on it's lid
DVD box seen at video rental store
Mentioned by Spielberg.
Brent shouts "Autobots, roll out".
Mentioned during La Rivista Della Televisione
Billboard for this movie in Los Angeles.
The Allspark can be seen among the items in the trunk of Kevin's car.
Quote by Blanka: "We are gonna be late to see the Transformers."
The Poster is seen and several other refrences like having lunch with Shia LeBouf who is depicted as a teenage geek and The Transformers not wanting to make a sequel with Michael Bay.
Music from the film heard a couple of times
Poster is shown at the end
Carl picks up the DVD in the video store
Several clips from this movie are shown.
Movie was announced when director Michael Bay took time from filming movie to be on this show.
Megan Fox introduced as a star from this movie
The "Car-puter" resembles Bumblebee from this film.
Mentioned in the Prince Show
mentioned by Sarah Silverman; the film won Best Summer Movie You Haven't Seen Yet
Poster seen in Jacob room.
Skating on the road - golden gate bridge scene
Some characters discuss the movie
Video case is shown.
the Autobot theme plays when Zuba gave the scepter to Alex, and suddenly Zuba voice turns into Optimus Prime voice, and said "Welcome to The Pride"
When Connor and crew are testing the signal on the hydrobot, the scene is nearly identical to a scene in Transformers where they are examining Scorponok's tail.
There was a long conversation between Randal and Elias about the upcoming live-action "Transformers" movie that was described in the movie as coming out next summer.
Duke: "You picked the wrong planet!"
clip - courtesy of Paramount Pictures
Bumblebee uses John Wayne sound clip from this movie
Bumblebee plays sound clip of Uhura saying "Message from Starfleet" twice
NChick plays a clip from a war scene and hints that it is army propaganda.
Clip shown in montage of Shia LaBeouf films
Prime recaps the Transformers movies and says they're awful.
movie is reviewed
Dramatic Typing Scenes segment
movie is reviewed
Discussing product placement
Film Brain remarks that he enjoyed the original
The movie based on the reviewed show is briefly shown.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
A clip is shown
Clips of mistakes shown
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
The robot special effects are discussed
A clip of Bumblebee representing Chevrolet as the product of the movie.
Megan Fox takes #10 for hottest actresses
Clips are shown
Clips are shown.
The Most Dramatic Typing Scenes
Jakob Stegelmann talks about robots featured in films, and mentions the title + footage used
Talked about, clips used.
Shown on the 2007 episode
In the SNL Digital Short
The opening scene is an homage to a scene in this earlier movie
A "Transformers of the Caribbean" movie poster can be seen at the theater.
Michael Bay's The Social Network is a direct parody of Transformers
Spoofed in the "Earthly Names" segment
As part of the sneak peak of "Transformers 3"
Bumblebee eagerly waits for a car wash.
The movie is parodied.
Spoofed in "The Reformers" movie that Ned watches, in which the robots are Jewish
Since its a Realistic Depiction of films, Megan Fox's Character is a man
Gregory Peck auditions for this movie
The fallen Transformer, Jazz makes a comeback
Brett turns into a transformer in the opening scene.
The "Untitled Robot Parody" segment is a spoof of the "Transformers" movie.
Peter Cullen, who voiced Optimus Prime in The Transformers movie, as well as Optimus Prime and several other Transformers in the original series, voices KARR, who can transform from a car into a giant robot with numerous guns and missiles.
The slow motion shot of the huge water bottle flying over rango and beans resembles the final battle scene of Transformers when a robot flies over a woman. Both these scenes were made by ILM
Xerxes finds the Allspark and uses it to turn into a Megatron-like robot
Sarah Silverman interacts with Shia LaBeouf's character in the movie