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Followed by 

Transformers: The Headmasters (1987) (TV Series)
Transformers: Victory (1989) (TV Series)
Transformers: Zone (1990) (Video)
Beast Wars: Transformers (1996) (TV Series)
Beast Machines: Transformers (1999) (TV Series)
Transformers: Beast Wars Metals (1999) (TV Series)
Transufômâ: Maikuron densetsu (2002) (TV Series)
Transformers: Energon (2004) (TV Series)

Version of 

Transformers: Animated (2007) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Transformers (2007)
A retelling of the Transformers story, making it a remake of the 1984 TV series.

Edited into 

I Love the '80s (2002) (TV Series)
Footage from this cartoon was edited into this mini- series.


The Transformers (1986) (Video Game)
Chîsana kyojin Microman (1999) (TV Series)
Transformers: Energon (2004) (TV Series)
Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Trancers (1984)
Charles in Charge: Snowed In (1985) (TV Episode)
Douglas wants a "Transformers" toy.
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
There is a "Transformers" toy in David's room at the NASA base.
Spaceballs (1987)
The Spaceballs coloring book has a picture of Optimus Prime on it and the ship transforming into a maid is similar to an Autobot or Decepticon transformation. Also, Barf says "It's not just a spaceship, it's a Transformer!"
Tie jia wu di Ma Li Ya (1988)
Robots body parts detach and transform
Rod, Jane and Freddy: The Adventures of Mary Mary (1988) (TV Episode)
Zap wants to go play with the Transformers
Big (1988)
Paul mentions Transformers in his sales pitch.
Garfield and Friends: Weighty Problem/U.S. Acres: The Worm Turns/Good Cat, Bad Cat (1988) (TV Episode)
Garfield's opening line states that the Garfield Guarantee involves a lack of giant robots
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City on Fire (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "He's turning into a Transformer."
Woof! (1989) (Video)
Eric's bedsheets.
ALF: It's My Party (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF reads a "Transformers" comic.
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon (1989) (Video Game)
Inside the junk freighter there is huge robot head that resembles Optimus Prime.
One Good Cop (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Autobot cheese biscuit"
Rock Soup (1991)
Several denizens of the Rainbow Kitchen sing part of the theme song to the "Transformers" (1984) toward the end of the film.
Beverly Hills, 90210: The Next Fifty Years (1991) (TV Episode)
David and Scott used to play with The Transformers (1984) action figures for hours when they were eleven.
Batman: The Animated Series: Heart of Steel: Part I (1992) (TV Episode)
Karl Rossum works at Cybertron Industries. Cybertron is, of course, the homeplanet of the Transformers.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Racket Girls (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Is that like 'Transformers'?"
To Die For (1995)
Jimmy has a Decepticon tattoo.
Hackers (1995)
Decepticons were mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brute Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: "A Transformer I got with my Happy Meal"
Beast Wars: Transformers: Beast Wars: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Cheetor discovers certain lifeforms are "robots in disguise!"
Beast Wars: Transformers: Dark Designs (1996) (TV Episode)
Waspinator thinks he's Shrapnel and says "More than meets the eye" before blacking out.
Black Circle Boys (1997)
mentioned twice
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.4 (1997) (TV Episode)
Someone sings the theme tune.
Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Kôsoku Battle! Gelshark (2000) (TV Episode)
T-AI introduces herself to Koji as the daughter of Teletraan-I.
Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
"Decepticon" mentioned in song lyrics
Undergrads: Traditions (2001) (TV Episode)
Gimpy mentions Optimus Prime
Undergrads: Rivalries (2001) (TV Episode)
The dean offers to change the name of Teckerson Tech's teams to The Decepticons.
Mr. B's Lost Shorts (2001) (Video)
Crow: "Is that like 'Transformers'?"
Women in Science: Mentors at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2002) (TV Movie)
Referenced by host Stephenie Lievense
Welcome to Eltingville (2002) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Salma Hayek/Christina Aguilera (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced in TV Funhouse
Viewtiful Joe (2003) (Video Game)
In one stage, a jet has the Deceptions (enemies in Transformers) logo on it.
Caffeine Headache (2003) (Short)
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Referenced by Sally and Sam as a great thing about childhood
Family Guy: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein (2003) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime from this show turns up at the Synagogue.
Dorimumikkusu Tivi: Warudo faitazu (2003) (Video Game)
Optimus Prime & Megatron are playable in this game.
Fronterz (2004)
"Optimus Prime music demo" mentioned
Drawn Together: Gay Bash (2004) (TV Episode)
"Transformer" mentioned
Megas XLR: Ice Ice Megas (2004) (TV Episode)
Cerilian Army's design is based on Shockwave from the Classic "Transformers" series
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Wishbones (2005) (TV Episode)
During the chase scene where Pud'n tries to escape the bunny, it pursues him in a truck emblazoned with a logo similar to the Autobots insignia. The truck itself is colored similarly to Optimus Prime
Santa's Slay (2005)
Optimus Prime mentioned by Nicolas
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 1 (2005) (Video)
In "The Cheatar", Strong Bad imitates the Transformers' transformation noise when talking about The Cheat turning into a guitar
Scrubs: His Story III (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (TV Special)
Referenced in 'Are You Hot?'
Robot Chicken: Rodigitti (2006) (TV Episode)
The snot monster plays with an Optimus Prime toy.
Clerks II (2006)
Randal vs. Elias argument about Transformers being an affront to God
Metalocalypse: Dethkomedy (2006) (TV Episode)
Reference made by comedian
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
"We gonna get jumped by eight Decepticons or something."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Happenstance (2006) (TV Episode)
Warrick is showing Greg the Flash drive found in the drawer. Warrick: "There's more to it than meets the eye." Greg: "You mean it's a Transformer?"
Family Guy: Prick Up Your Ears (2006) (TV Episode)
Stewie uses toys to protect himself from the toothfairy including Starscreen from Transformers
The Philip DeFranco Show: What Was the Best Moment of Your Entire Life? (2007) (TV Episode)
When Phil is Guessing his Christmas Present he says 'Is it a life-size Transformer that will be my best friend and sing: "Transformers, Robots in Disguise"?'
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Transformers toy
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) (Video)
In "Portrait", the Rad Rad Robotank picture is similar to the robots of this show
It Takes Two: Episode #2.6 (2007) (TV Episode)
After Bobby Morley and Jade Macrae perform, Grant Denyer says that Bobby looks like a Transformer.
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Movie (2007) (TV Movie)
Theme song plays when Kaiba summons XYZ-Dragon Cannon
The Philip DeFranco Show: Top 10 Bad@ss Features on the iPhone (2007) (TV Episode)
Phil says the iPhone can transform into a bigger and more advanced iPhone and fight evil iPhones who are here to destroy the planet.
SuperNews!: Transformers 2? (2007) (TV Episode)
In the video there is a Transformers Transition
Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World: Bush Baby (2007) (TV Episode)
The Monster Truck Rick is driving transforms into a fighting robot
Night Junkies (2007)
"Thundercats or Transformers?"
Tell Me You Love Me: Episode #1.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
South Park: Imaginationland (2007) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime appears in Imagination Land.
Scrubs: My Hard Labor (2007) (TV Episode)
Turk wears an Optimus Prime t-shirt.
Assassin's Creed (2007) (Video Game)
Hidden image of Optimus Prime can be seen on certain buildings.
Imaginationland: The Movie (2008) (Video)
Transformers are in Imaginationland.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Double Vision: Part 1 (2008) (TV Episode)
Megatron used as an example that a lot of names in the 80s had tron in them.
CollegeHumor Originals: Transformers Go Hollywood (2008) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime and Megatron get a bit too full of themselves getting a new movie.
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jean K. Jean
Edna bricht aus (2008) (Video Game)
Beeman mentions Bumblebee.
Bring Back... Star Wars (2008) (TV Movie)
Justin Lee Collins wears a 'Turn it up Soundwave' T-shirt
Nostalgia Critic: Surf Ninjas (2008) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime died for The Nostalgia Critic's sins.
Phineas and Ferb: One Good Scare Ought To Do It!: Parts 1 & 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz says that his mentor was Dr. Destructicon. The Destructicons were the villains in "Transformers."
Entourage: Tree Trippers (2008) (TV Episode)
Transformer mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: AVGN vs. NC Final Battle (2008) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime is seen in one of the Critic Vs. Nerd fan art.
Nostalgia Critic: NC vs. AVGN Retrospect (2008) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime appears in one of the fan arts.
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
One of the phrases Liberty Prime says while fully activated is "Freedom is the sovereign right of all Americans", which is similar to Optimus Prime's motto "Freedom is the right of all sentient beings."
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIX (2008) (TV Episode)
Flanders' and Homer's cars turn into robots that look like Optimus Prime and Megatron; the first toy car looks like Optimus' tractor trailer form
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008) (TV Short)
referenced in segment
Four Christmases (2008)
"Transformer" mentioned
My Name Is Earl: Randy's List Item (2009) (TV Episode)
Earl says, "I like 'Transformers.'"
Family Guy: Ocean's Three and a Half (2009) (TV Episode)
Megatron appears when Joe tells everyone to stop
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Wedding Week 5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to Optimus Prime in a $1,000 question
Nostalgia Critic: Moonwalker (2009) (TV Episode)
Critic remarks that Michael becomes 'Poptimus Prime' and the transforming sound effect is heard
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Odyssey (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nerd mentions how the original Megatron action figure transformed into a gun, while the later versions of the action figure transform into something else.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Transformers (2009) (TV Episode)
Nerd complains the lack of games for the cartoon when it was new.
America's Got Talent: Audition Show #2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Nick Cannon mentions it.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Cable #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
recalls stuff he likes about the 80s.
Robot Chicken: Cannot Be Erased, So Sorry (2009) (TV Episode)
In the Oz parody, Optimus Prime replaces the Tin Man
Board James: Weapons & Warriors (2009) (TV Episode)
Board James is wearing an Autobot Insignia T-shirt in some scenes.
Parks and Recreation: The Stakeout (2009) (TV Episode)
Tom hypothesizes that a 13-year-old kid named Stevie who plays with his Transformers toys is the one growing marijuana in the garden.
Community: Spanish 101 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeff gives Britta a greeting card with Transformers on it.
Saturday Night Live: Megan Fox/U2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Theme tune plays at the end of second Digital Short
Family Guy: Road to the Multiverse (2009) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime is in the Robot Chicken universe.
Tosh.0: Trampled Cheerleader (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Scatman Crothers, who voiced Scat Cat in The Aristocats, later voiced Jazz in this animated TV series.
Nostalgia Critic: He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (2009) (TV Episode)
The Critic calls attention to Transfomer-like robots
Community: Comparative Religion (2009) (TV Episode)
Pierce says, "You now owe me 2,000 Energon cubes."
Modern Family: Not in My House (2010) (TV Episode)
Transformer mentioned
Atop the Fourth Wall: Strange Adventures #136 (2010) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime is mentioned when discussing good robots.
The Cinema Snob: Beaver & Buttface (2010) (TV Episode)
"It sounds like someone is impersonating a Speak & Spell while wearing a Decepticon mask."
The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2010)
Wooldoor briefly transforms into Starscream.
Family Guy: April in Quahog (2010) (TV Episode)
Stewie plays with a toy replica of Generation 1 Optimus Prime
General Hospital: Episode #1.12093 (2010) (TV Episode)
Spinelli calls Dante "The Decepticon"
Psych: Not Even Close... Encounters (2010) (TV Episode)
Gus remarks that the truck he and Shawn stumble upon "looks like a Decepticon."
Super Hybrid (2010)
"Shape shifter." "Like one of those robots from outer space?"
Sym-Bionic Titan: Neighbors in Disguise (2010) (TV Episode)
Title references the 'Robots in Disguise' tagline.
The Venture Bros.: Every Which Way But Zeus (2010) (TV Episode)
Hatred wears a mask that looks a Transformer head.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers #4-5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Linkara says he didn't grow up watching this show, as he was born too late.
Ashen's Tech Dump: Bo-Starr (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ashens in the opening monologue.
Mad: WALL-E-NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude (2010) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime appears at Wall-E-Nator's wedding.
Community: The Psychology of Letting Go (2010) (TV Episode)
Energon is an integral part of Pierce's religion.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Scary Godmother 1 & 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat says "Beast Wars" is a Transformers spin-off
Mad: I Love You, Iron Man/Ben 10 Franklin (2010) (TV Episode)
Iron Man mistakens a real truck to be Optimus Prime.
American Dad!: Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls (2010) (TV Episode)
Series title mentioned.
Family Guy: Halloween on Spooner Street (2010) (TV Episode)
Chris Griffin was dress up as a transformer at a halloween party that Meg Griffin and a few of her friends went to
Mad: Class of the Titans/Zeke and Lex Luthor (2010) (TV Episode)
Various Autobots and Decepticons appear in the "Transforming Grill" skit.
The Cleveland Show: Fat and Wet (2010) (TV Episode)
"Optimus Prime Rib"
Ashens: Fake Transformers Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Assorted rip-off Transformers toys are reviewed and plot points are alluded to.
The Simpsons: How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window? (2010) (TV Episode)
Milhouse says that he thought Bart's racecar was a Transformer.
Raising Hope: Toy Story (2010) (TV Episode)
Transformers toys appear in a flashback.
Community: Asian Population Studies (2011) (TV Episode)
Pierce mentions Optimus Prime.
Robot Chicken: Malcolm X: Fully Loaded (2011) (TV Episode)
Megatron attends the self-help seminar.
The Middle: Friends, Lies, and Videotape (2011) (TV Episode)
Transformers mentioned
Mad: So You Think You Can Train Your Dragon How to Dance/Yo Gagga Gagga! (2011) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime hosts the P.E.D.A.L. PDA.
Southland: Fixing a Hole (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
18 to Life: Miss Conceived (2011) (TV Episode)
Tara says that the lawnmower looks as if it is about to transform into Optimus Prime.
Badassery: Military Jet (2011) (TV Episode)
The transforming sound of fix was heard when Operative 69 was about to perform his special ability.
Breaking In: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Cash wears a Dinobots T-shirt
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Mars Needs Moms (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy has a poster for the show in his room
80's Dan: The McDLT (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan finds Transformers McDonalds toys in his time capsule.
Nostalgia Critic: Revenge of the Commercials (2011) (TV Episode)
The Critic was puzzled by the "Pretender" Transformers toy commericals.
Tosh.0: The Naked Wizard (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
Green Lantern (2011)
Optimus Prime figure can be seen in Jason's room.
Bad Teacher (2011)
Conan: Length x Width = Tears (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan mentions Decepticons during his US Citizenship test
Barely Legal (2011) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mad: Super 80's/Captain America's Got Talent (2011) (TV Episode)
A Go-Bot was mistaken to be a Transformer.
Futurama: Reincarnation (2011) (TV Episode)
The name of the monkey transformer from the third part is Gigatron (Japanese name for Megatron)
Death Battle: Starscream VS Rainbow Dash (2011) (TV Episode)
Starscream is one of the combatants
Good Bad Flicks: Masters of the Universe (2011) (TV Episode)
80's Dan: Halloween III: Season of the Witch (2011) (TV Episode)
R.O.B. "dresses up" as Bumblebee for Halloween.
Dexter: Just Let Go (2011) (TV Episode)
Transformer mentioned
The Simpsons: Replaceable You (2011) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime on magazine cover
Mad: Money Ball Z/Green Care Bear (2011) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime casted in the Americanized version of Prime Suspect.
Nostalgia Critic: Felix the Cat: The Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: I Can Transform Ya (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Todd.
Grey's Anatomy: This Magic Moment (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ben.
Family Guy: Livin' on a Prayer (2012) (TV Episode)
Transformers toys seen
30 Rock: Today You Are a Man (2012) (TV Episode)
Jenna imitates Jazz.
House M.D.: Love is Blind (2012) (TV Episode)
Transformer mentioned
Family Guy: Burning Down the Bayit (2012) (TV Episode)
Peter says Chris thinks Joe is a Transformer that broke half way through.
The Blockbuster Buster: Wild Wild West (2012) (TV Episode)
"It's like not using the Transformers theme song in all three Transformers movies....Oh yeah?"
The Simpsons: Them, Robot (2012) (TV Episode)
A63 says, "I am not a Transformer!"
Nostalgia Critic: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (2012) (TV Episode)
To be reviewed next week in a Raiders of the Story Arc.
Nostalgia Critic: Raiders of the Story Arc: Transformers (2012) (TV Episode)
Series is reviewed; Critic portrays Optimus Prime as depicted in this series.
Community: Course Listing Unavailable (2012) (TV Episode)
Carl Bladt says, "Transformers, roll out!"
Supernatural: Reading is Fundamental (2012) (TV Episode)
Megatron mentioned in dialogue when speaking about Metatron
Honest Trailers: Transformers (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Mad: This Means War Machine/iCharlie (2012) (TV Episode)
A transformer seen laughing at the other transformer for transforming into Alfred E. Neuman.
The Mob Doctor: Pilot (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Confab: The Pilot (2012) (TV Episode)
Sandy calls Milo's robotic dating method "Optimal Prime" like. Milo immediately corrects her that it's "Optimus Prime."
The Big Bang Theory: The Decoupling Fluctuation (2012) (TV Episode)
Sheldon says, "The Transformers teach us that things are not always what they appear to be."
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Teen Wolf (2012) (TV Episode)
points out Frank Welker as Megatron and Soundwave
Mad: The Amazing Spider-Minaj/Go, Dragon Ball, Go! (2012) (TV Episode)
The transforming sound effect is heard during the opening theme song.
30 Rock: Unwindulax (2012) (TV Episode)
Don Cheadle: "The black Transformer, Jazz"
Mad: Total Recall Me Maybe/The Asgardigans (2012) (TV Episode)
A picture of the Optimus Prime appears on the side of a building in the Spy Vs. Spy skit.
Brickleberry: Steve's Bald (2012) (TV Episode)
Megatron mentioned
Teenape Vs. The Monster Nazi Apocalypse (2012) (Video)
Hitler says "Decepticons, attack!"
The Simpsons: Gorgeous Grampa (2013) (TV Episode)
Megatron mentioned
Double Rainboom (2013) (Short)
Generation 1 Optimus Prime appears in truck form at a stop light.
Board James: Dream Phone (2013) (TV Episode)
Board James is wearing an Autobot Insignia T-shirt.
Honest Trailers: Jurassic Park (2013) (TV Episode)
"Autobots, transform and roll out!"
Regular Show: Limousine Lunchtime (2013) (TV Episode)
A car in the demolition derby turns into giant robot.
Toraberâzu: Jigen keisatsu (2013)
Ai's robot assistant rearranges itself into a user-piloted mini-gunship.
Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1 (2013)
The series was mentioned.
The Last of Us (2013) (Video Game)
Sam's toy robot is a Transformer
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013)
As Pinkie Pie unwinds from her ball position, a transformers "tranforming" sound effect is heard.
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded (2013) (Video Game)
Narrator - "It smells like a melting transformer, and we're not talking Optimus Prime".
The Venture Bros.: The Devil's Grip (2013) (TV Episode)
21 has an Optimus Prime collectible.
Robocroc (2013) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bones: The Lady on the List (2013) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime mentioned
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Vulture (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Charles.
Family Guy: A Fistful of Meg (2013) (TV Episode)
Megatron mentioned
James & Mike Mondays: Sonic '06 (2013) (TV Episode)
An Optimus Prime action figure is seen when Mike tries to get certain action figures to stand up on their own.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Transformer action figures were seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
James & Mike Mondays: Godzilla: Unleashed (2013) (TV Episode)
James mentions how the Autobots & Decepticons were the main focus of the show and not the humans.
The Goldbergs: You're Under Foot (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam Goldberg shows Diana Caldwell his collection of transformers and mentions them by name
Cooties (2014)
Transformers toys on shelf in Clint's room
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Bastille (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Lamborghini sketch
The Simpsons: Specs and the City (2014) (TV Episode)
Lewis gives Nelson a "Transformers"-themed Valentine.
The Last of Us: Left Behind (2014) (Video Game)
Ellie's toy robot is a Transformer
James & Mike Mondays: Bubsy in Fractured Furry Tales (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions how the Go-Bots are a cheaper version of Transformers.
American Dad!: Honey, I'm Homeland (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Shut Up and Talk: Lindsay Ellis (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Crazy Ones: The Lighthouse (2014) (TV Episode)
Supernatural: Bloodlines (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Goldbergs: Livin' on a Prayer (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage of Adam playing with Transformers action figures
Robot Chicken: Panthropologie (2014) (TV Episode)
Transformer seen
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
The sound of Optimus Prime transforming from the old cartoon series is heard when Prime's Autobot logo reappears.
James & Mike Mondays: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Team Showdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Billy is seen wearing an Autobot shirt.
The Inbetweeners 2 (2014)
Neil refers to Optimus Prime.
The Book of Life (2014)
Deceptacon is the title of a soundtrack listing.
Death Battle: White Tigerzord VS Gundam Epyon (2014) (TV Episode)
Boomstick thinks that the White Tigerzord looks like a Transformer
Angry Birds Transformers (2014) (Video Game)
Multiple references.
Brickleberry: Old Wounds (2014) (TV Episode)
Connie transforms into a toilet
Where Are They Now? (2014) (Short)
We see how the characters' lives ended up decades after their fame faded.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2015) (TV Episode)
"A guy liking My Little Pony is no different than a girl liking Transformers."
The Goldbergs: The Darryl Dawkins Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator.
Archer: Three to Tango (2015) (TV Episode)
Archer calls Conway Stern a Decepticon.
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #8.14 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lior
Honest Game Trailers: Evolve (2015) (TV Episode)
Narrator mimics Optimus Prime's voice
The Goldbergs: Happy Mom, Happy Life (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip from toy commercial shown at beginning.
American Dad!: A Star Is Reborn (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Big Bang Theory: The Skywalker Incursion (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Amityville Playhouse (2015)
We've been stomping around like a bunch of Transformers.
The Goldbergs: Just Say No (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam plays with a toy transformer
The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015)
Transformers merchandise is seen behind Lorenzo Di Bonaventura.
Saturday Night Live: Reese Witherspoon/Florence + the Machine (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by One of the Girsl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party during Weekend Update
Tosh.0: High School Football Fan (2015) (TV Episode)
Decepticon mentioned
The Goldbergs: Goldbergs Feel Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
The real Adam is shown playing with transformers action figures
Splatoon (2015) (Video Game)
Autobots and Decepticons were a theme for Splat Fest.
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Lt. Matias refers to O'Brien as "Optimus Prime."
The Credibles (2015) (Short)
Sound effect featured
Honest Game Trailers: Disney Infinity (2015) (TV Episode)
"Autobots, roll out!"
Blackcatloner: An Ode to My Childhood (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner watched this cartoon growing up.
Face Off: Movie Magic, Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Autobots, roll"
Gravity Falls: Weirdmageddon: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime's catch phrase "Roll out!" is repeated many times during this episode.
South Park: Tweek x Craig (2015) (TV Episode)
Craig has a G1 Megatron action figure in his room.
Honest Trailers: Fantastic Four (2015) (2015) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Harrison Ford/Seth MacFarlane/JoJo (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth MacFarlane recalls his excitement over getting a Soundwave toy from the series for Christmas
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero (2015) (TV Episode)
"I didn't know there was a Transformer in the game. It's Blaster."
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Drives a Car! (2016) (TV Episode)
Kimmy says to the car: "If you're a Transformer, transform now!"
The Family: What Took So Long (2016) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime mentioned
Honest Game Trailers: Angry Birds (2016) (TV Episode)
An Optimus Prime bird appears
Transformers: Combiner Wars: Unforgotten (2016) (TV Episode)
Megatron mock the Optimus Prime's iconic command, "Transform and roll out!"ran
Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Strongarm's Big Score (2016) (TV Episode)
The go to Mt Saint Hilary where the Ark crashes in 1984. This episode connects most Transformer cartoon all together now.
South Park: Douche and a Danish (2016) (TV Episode)
An Optimus Prime figurine can briefly be seen
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.74 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "TV Shows That Debuted in 1984" category
Little Witch Academia: Orange Submariner (2017) (TV Episode)
Constanze creates a transforming robot that makes the sound effect from the TV series
Little Witch Academia: Sleeping Sucy (2017) (TV Episode)
The old transforming sound effect can be heard
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./The Chainsmokers (2017) (TV Episode)
Party entertainer dressed as Optimus Prime in Ernie's Birthday Party sketch
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Cry Wilderness (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "Autobots, roll out!"
Bob's Burgers: Mom, Lies and Videotapes (2017) (TV Episode)
Tina asks if Bob's camcorder transforms into anything.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Your Honor (2017) (TV Episode)
Jake says, "In my version, everything is a Transformer *except* cars."
The Big Bang Theory: The Proposal Proposal (2017) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions Optimus Prime
The Michael Knowles Show: Free Speech Hour ft. Dave Rubin (2017) (TV Episode)
Dave Rubin quotes Optimus Prime.
The Rubin Report: Comedy in the Age of Political Correctness (2017) (TV Episode)
Dave Rubin talks about a standup routine of his based on the series.
I'm Gonna Miss This Job Like a Hole in the Head (2017) (Short)
"What would Optimus Prime do in this situation?"
The Cinema Snob: The Buttercream Gang in Secret of Treasure Mountain (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it and it appears on Leo D. Paur's IMDb page, which is shown.
The Flash: Subject 9 (2018) (TV Episode)
Cisco refers to Soundwave.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Puzzle Master (2018) (TV Episode)
Jake: "Bumblebee PEZ dispenser"
The Toys That Made Us: Star Trek (2018) (TV Episode)
The documentary shows toys based on the series.
Robot Chicken: Gimme That Chocolate Milk (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue

Featured in 

100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Peep Show: Jurying (2005) (TV Episode)
Jeremy watches the show while he eats breakfast.
Our World (2007) (Video)
clips shown
Their War (2007) (Video)
clips shown
Anime: Drawing a Revolution (2007) (TV Movie)
Talked about, clips used.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Catchiest Theme Songs (2008) (TV Episode)
Number 5 Spot.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgic Animated Shows (2008) (TV Episode)
Ranked at #5.
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #1 (2008) (TV Episode)
"Insert Transformers joke here..." and theme and sound effects play throughout.
You Know What's Bullshit: DVDs (2009) (TV Episode)
He watches an episode of the show on DVD
Atop the Fourth Wall: Superman vs. Terminator #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
The intro is briefly played
The Nostalgia Chick: Transformers (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed; clips shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: My Little Pony (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Monkey Shines (2010) (TV Episode)
The monkey's voice is compared to Megatron
Atop the Fourth Wall: Star Trek: The Motion Picture: Parts 1-3 (2011) (TV Episode)
"A planet inhabited by living machines."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
excerps of the cartoon are seen
Nostalgia Critic: Rad (2011) (TV Episode)
"It's you and me, Megatron."
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: I Can Transform Ya (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip used in review.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers: Generation 2 #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown throughout
Nostalgia Critic: Raiders of the Story Arc: Transformers (2012) (TV Episode)
series is reviewed
Welshy Reviews: A Transformers Personal Retrospective (2012) (TV Episode)
Welshy clarifies that he isn't a fanboy of this show.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cartoons of the 1980s (2012) (TV Episode)
Ranks at #2
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
This show is targeted by Gary and Phil as being too violent.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Television Cartoon Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
Megatron ranks at #1
Honest Trailers: Pacific Rim (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Anime Abandon: Top 20 Greatest Giant Robots (2013) (TV Episode)
Megatron takes #17, and Optimus Prime takes #3
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet julespecial (2013) (TV Episode)
Christopher H. Andersen looks at Transformers toys in the segment 'Legetøjszonen' + clip shown
The Goldbergs: The Darryl Dawkins Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam watches it on TV.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 TV Show Intros (2015) (TV Episode)
intro clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Are Kids Shows Better NOW Than Ever? (2015) (TV Episode)
among cartoons with more frills than substence
Phelous & the Movies: Transformers G1 (2016) (TV Episode)
series is reviewed
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 RADDEST Dinosaurs! (2017) (TV Episode)
Grimlock is the #1 pick.

Spoofed in 

Danger Mouse: Penfold Transformed (1992) (TV Episode)
the replacement Penfold transformed into a giant robot warrior
The Smelly Mystery: Little Monster Private Eye (1997) (Video Game)
Tostarr and Perculator are a toaster and coffee maker that transforms into robots.
Robot Chicken: Junk in the Trunk (2005) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime gets prostate cancer.
The Simpsons: Future-Drama (2005) (TV Episode)
The couch gag sees The Simpsons all as Transformers from this show as they drive into the room, then transform to human form.
Robot Chicken: Toy Meets Girl (2005) (TV Episode)
Soundwave appears in a sketch.
Family Guy: The Courtship of Stewie's Father (2005) (TV Episode)
When Peter's socially awkward and "burden of the state" supervisor, Opie, is promoted, the Decepticon Soundwave (from Transformers) inherits his job.
Robot Chicken: Dragon Nuts (2006) (TV Episode)
flu season affects the Transformers
The Simpsons: Regarding Margie (2006) (TV Episode)
Several toys change into the Simpson family Transformer style in the couch gag.
The Venture Bros.: Showdown at Cremation Creek: Part 1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Truckules, a parody of Transformers' Autobot Leader Optimus Prime and Greek myth's Hercules, is a wedding guest.
Family Guy: No Meals on Wheels (2007) (TV Episode)
The paraplegics forming together.
Robot Chicken: Werewolf vs. Unicorn (2007) (TV Episode)
"The Sad Fate of Soundwave" sketch.
Total Drama: Wawanakwa Gone Wild! (2007) (TV Episode)
a pack of racoons transforms into a robot and dunkan says "thats more than meets the eye"
The Simpsons: Apocalypse Cow (2008) (TV Episode)
At The Start of this episode Bart & Lisa are watching a parody of Transformers called 'Trans-Clown-O-Morphs' and their enemies are reminiscent to the 'Dino-Bots', This parody also satirizes the shows commercialisim.
Robot Chicken: Monstourage (2008) (TV Episode)
Transformers vibrator joke
Astro Boy (2009)
The RRF are at one point hidden in cardboard boxes. Then the leader declares "RRF, transform!" and the robots extend body parts through holes in the boxes while imitating the trademark "transform" sound effect.
The Simpsons: The Greatest Story Ever D'ohed (2010) (TV Episode)
In Israel, Ned Flanders sees a movie called "Reformers", featuring transforming robots.
Mad: Avaturd/CSiCarly (2010) (TV Episode)
Sketch: "Rejected Transformers"
Mad: TransBOREmores/Star Wars: The Groan Wars (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the topics parodied in this episode ("TransBOREmores")
Panti & Sutokkingu with Gâtâberuto: Toransuhomu/Gennama ni Ratai o Hare (2010) (TV Episode)
This series is the main parody of the first story.
Mad: Pirates of the Pair of Tweens/Konan the Kardashian (2011) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime hosting the "Transformal Wear" skit.
Robot Chicken: Beastmaster and Commander (2011) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime and the Autobots argue over what their Earth names should be.
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Megatron is not shy about firing his weapon.
Robot Chicken: Poisoned by Relatives (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Robot Chicken: In Bed Surrounded by Loved Ones (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Clarence: Jeff's New Toy (2014) (TV Episode)
The toy and TV show to the franchise Jeff loves is a loose parody to Transformers
Robot Chicken: Noidstrom Rack (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Robot Chicken: Cake Pillow (2015) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
The Fairly OddParents: Girly Squirrley/Birthday Battle (2016) (TV Episode)
The robots are spoofs of them.
Robot Chicken: Fridge Smell (2016) (TV Episode)
Optimus Prime skit
Robot Chicken: Not Enough Women (2016) (TV Episode)
Soundwave skit

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