Four Million Years Later

Four Million Years Later

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For 30 days in November 2019, Jerzy gave his takes on his favorite Transformers characters! But now we’ve begun an episode-by-episode discussion of the 1984 original Transformers cartoon series!


FMYL 07 - FIRE IN THE SKY
Jan 23 • 102 min
A new Transformer appears! But WHAT SIDE IS HE ON?? DUN DUNNN DUUUUNNNNNNN! http://FourMillionYearsLater.com Befriend the FOUR MILLION YEARS LATER page on Facebook! Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon (Give him some $$$ so he doesnt ditch this podcast for…
FMYL 06 - DIVIDE AND CONQUER
Jan 16 • 89 min
Another Chip Chase episode, will Jerzy cry tears of earnest admiration?? Warning: this episode is 72 billion astroseconds long (roughly 90 minutes). Trigger Warning: This episode features a computerized lock. http://FourMillionYearsLater.com Befriend the…
FMYL 05 - ROLL FOR IT
Jan 9 • 81 min
Today’s episode is tastier than a piece of OILCAKE! http://FourMillionYearsLater.com Befriend the FOUR MILLION YEARS LATER page on Facebook! Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Closing theme by Nick Mehalick :…
FMYL 04 - TRANSPORT TO OBLIVION
Jan 2 • 86 min
Happy New Year! The miniseries is OVER! But Transformers CONTINUES! And so does our analysis. http://FourMillionYearsLater.com Befriend the FOUR MILLION YEARS LATER page on Facebook! Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Closing theme by Nick Mehalick :…
FMYL 03 - MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE PT 3
Dec 26, 2019 • 78 min
Here it is, the titanic ending to the first miniseries!! http://FourMillionYearsLater.com Befriend the FOUR MILLION YEARS LATER page on Facebook! Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Closing theme by Nick Mehalick :…
FMYL 02 - MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE PT 2
Dec 19, 2019 • 97 min
Jerzy, Hoover, & another 22 minutes of Transformers that somehow takes about 4 times as long to unpack. But it was the first appearance of Lightningstrike, Sunspot, Partly, and Cloudy, so you have to allow for that. “WE’RE BEST FRIENDS!!”…
FMYL 01 - MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE PT 1
Dec 12, 2019 • 100 min
Jerzy and Hoover begin their long path back down Gee Wun from the very beginning. http://FourMillionYearsLater.com Befriend the FOUR MILLION YEARS LATER page on Facebook! 6 people CAN’T be wrong!! Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon (please give him money…
FMYL 00 - PRIMER
Dec 5, 2019 • 49 min
Primer… GET IT? Jerzy is joined by Hoover as the pair discuss what this podcast is, what it isn’t, its alt mode (lamppost), and how it compares and contrasts to other podcasts on this theme. Then, every subsequent Thursday will be a Jerz-day as we revisit…
FOUR MILLION YEARS LATER COMMERCIAL
Dec 1, 2019 • 1 min
Starting Thursday December 5th 2019… weekly episodes discussing the original animated series! Jerzy is joined by Hoover as the pair discuss each and every episode. Tune in December 5th for our “zero episode” / Primer on what this podcast is, what it…
293 - Thrust, Dirge & Ramjet
Nov 30, 2019 • 13 min
Concluding my #artsoundoff entries with some thoughts on Thrust, Dirge, & Ramjet, and how the TF series had a more humane approach to army builder characters. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott…
292 - Optimus Primal
Nov 29, 2019 • 16 min
The heroic (and emoting) Maximal commander is today’s subject. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon —- Send in a voice message:…
291 - Quickstrike and Runamuck
Nov 28, 2019 • 12 min
This time I’m thinking about Transformers with southern accents and how scratching our heads about it breaks the poetry of fiction for kids. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by…
290 - The Humans
Nov 27, 2019 • 19 min
Today I think about some of the human characters from the various Transformers series. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon —- Send…
289 - Dinobot
Nov 26, 2019 • 17 min
Possibly one of the greatest Transformers of all time? Certainly one of the greatest character arcs. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s…
288 - Ratchet (Animated/Prime)
Nov 25, 2019 • 16 min
Transformers: Animated and Transformers: Prime’s take on the original Autobot medic is the subject of today’s entry. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on…
287 - Starscream (Animated/Prime)
Nov 24, 2019 • 21 min
One more look at Starscream, this time through the lens of two later shows—Transformers: Animated and Transformers: Prime. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy…
286 - Skyfire
Nov 23, 2019 • 16 min
This time I talk about what I took away from Skyfire as a kid and as an adult. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon —- Send in a…
285 - Waspinator
Nov 22, 2019 • 16 min
Some bad guys are just not-so-good guys mixed up with the wrong crowd. Today I talk about one of the more memorable ones. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy…
284 - Kup
Nov 21, 2019 • 11 min
The avuncular, craggy adviser for Rodimus. I honestly thought I’d be driving a pickup truck that looked like him when I grew up. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt…
283 - Inferno
Nov 20, 2019 • 15 min
This time I talk about the wild giant fire ant who broke (or stretched) some implicit rules of the Transformers franchise. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy…
282 - Tigatron
Nov 19, 2019 • 11 min
Today I talk about the one Transformer who might be a Buddhist. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon —- Send in a voice message:…
281 - Shockwave
Nov 18, 2019 • 20 min
Is he despicably loyal to Megatron or a usurper? 11-year-old Jerzy couldn’t make heads or tails of this guy. Current-day-Jerzy thinks he’s a vital supporting character to a TF series. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music…
280 - Blurr
Nov 17, 2019 • 17 min
One of my favorite Transformers. The Autobot courier gave 13-year-old Jerzy permission to be nervous. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s…
279 - The Insecticons
Nov 16, 2019 • 14 min
Three Decepticons who practice and demonstrate adaptability and the power in humble goals. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon…
278 - Rattrap
Nov 15, 2019 • 15 min
Leaders can come from anywhere, as this heroic Maximal teaches us. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Jerzy on Mastodon Subscribe…
277 - Tarantulas
Nov 14, 2019 • 12 min
This time I talk about a new layer of darkness introduced into the Transformers franchise through the evil scientist spider, Tarantulas. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by…
276 - Powerglide
Nov 13, 2019 • 13 min
Today I spend some time talking about a birthday present and a loudmouthed Autobot plane. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon…
275 - Slapper, Gas Skunk, and Dark Scream
Nov 12, 2019 • 13 min
Even bad guys can love each other. That’s the lesson I learned from three Robots in Disguise characters I call “The Predacon Brothers.” Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Boulder and Fleet: Mining for Trouble Music for this…
274 - Brawn, Huffer, Windcharger, Trailbreaker
Nov 11, 2019 • 16 min
Today I break format and talk about several characters in a group—I call them “the old dudes.” Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon…
273 - Scourge (RiD)
Nov 10, 2019 • 20 min
The evil Optimus from the 2001 Robots in Disguise show is the subject of today’s journal entry. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast ShadowWing Tronix’ response to my Optimus and Rodimus journals TF:RiD episode 14: The…
272 - Omega Supreme
Nov 9, 2019 • 13 min
Today I talk about my relationship with the Autobot’s last line of defense. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Jerzy on Mastodon…
271 - Megatron (Beast Wars)
Nov 8, 2019 • 19 min
Today I finish off my journals on Megatron by talking about my favorite one of the bunch. Yessss… Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s…
270 - Ironhide
Nov 7, 2019 • 12 min
This time I talk about the heroic bodyguard of Optimus Prime, who incidentally turned into a mini-van. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s…
269 - Megatron (G1/RiD/Animated/Prime)
Nov 6, 2019 • 19 min
Today I look at how four different animated versions of Megatron struck me as a kid and as an adult. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s…
268 - Optimus Prime (G1/Prime)
Nov 5, 2019 • 19 min
Like I could do a 30 Transformers in 30 days challenge and not talk about Optimus. But this time I compare G1 Optimus to the one from Transformers: Prime. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott…
267 - Sky- Byte
Nov 4, 2019 • 16 min
Today I talk about a flying shark poet Predacon and why he’s one of my very favorite Transformers of all time. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Transformers: RID episode 19 - The Fish Test Music for this show is by Eliott…
266 - Rodimus Prime
Nov 3, 2019 • 15 min
Today I think aloud about the Autobot leader who suffered a midlife crisis. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Jerzy on Mastodon…
265 - Starscream
Nov 2, 2019 • 12 min
Today I share some thoughts on the most alone and special of the Decepticons. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Jerzy on…
264 - Bumblebee
Nov 1, 2019 • 10 min
Today I share some thoughts about the heroic Autobot spy. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later podcast Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd Voiceover by Tara Platt Jerzy on Instagram Jerzy’s Patreon Jerzy on Mastodon Subscribe to the…
263 - Art Soundoff Four Million Years Later
Oct 31, 2019 • 9 min
It’s Art Soundoff time again, and today I check in with my plans for the 2019 series of Thunder Punch Daily essays. Links Mentioned: Art Soundoff: http://artsoundoff.com Four Million Years Later podcast: http://fourmillionyearslater.com Music for this…