Adventures in VHS Too – Episode 2: The Transformers Phenomenon Part 1

In the first of an epic two-part show, I delve head first into a beloved part of my childhood – and a franchise I still cherish today – The Transformers.

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Ahead of a new Transformers-dedicated episode of his series The Toys That Made Us, I speak with producer Brian Volk Weiss about the magic of the robots in disguise. I chat to childhood hero and writer/editor of the Transformers UK comic Simon Furman, and ask Dr Steve Henderson, senior lecturer in animation at Manchester Metropolitan University, about the impact of the animated series.

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