TRANSFORMERS: Dupe error

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  1. Yumbo

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    Does anyone have both Heroes and Villains?
    My copy of Heroes has the content from Villains.
    Is this a known issue? Any solutions?
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  2. David Lambert

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    I have the same issue. I bought both DVD's on their day of release, last May! I decided to keep the defective one as a sort of "memorabilia". Not exactly a "collector's item", because I don't think it'll ever be worth and money. Just as an example of "things go wrong". [​IMG]
    Anyway, I still need to get a corrected version of Heroes. When I first reported the bug to Rhino, they responded on 5/10 with this:
     
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    This would mean much more to me if the episodes on those discs were worth buying in the first place. I mean come on, they released episodes of Transformers and didn't even include the piolet episode 'More than meets the eye'!?! [​IMG]
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  4. David Lambert

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    Actually, each are among the highest-regarded story arcs among fans, which is why Rhino chose them!
    I would have preferred that the entire series were released in episode order. I bought these discs originally before I developed a "hard-line" stance that I would not buy TV on DVD unless it WAS in episode order.
    In fact, that new stance is what's kept me from re-buying the Heroes disc so far. But I'm backing off of that stance, at least for kid's stuff.
    I recently bought the Teletubbies DVD for my son. He's 3. He doesn't care if he sees 'Tubbies in episode order. He doesn't care about Transformers or Underdog or Scooby Doo in episode order, either. Although I enjoy reliving my childhood by watched the last 3 with him, I have to decide in the end who are these for...him or me?
    He will watch these much more than I will. And kid's TV is not set up like The X-Files or The Sopranos, where the plots and circumstances are developing over time. They can be watched and enjoyed in any order.
    So, although I am disappointed that WB started releasing Scooby Doo in episode order with "Original Mysteries", but discontinued that with "Spookiest Tales", I'll be picking up the latter this weekend, along with Transformers: Heroes because they are, after all, for my son.
    So, to come around to the point of my reply: With the success of the first two Transformers episode DVD's, and now with the new FoxKids series "Transformers: Robots In Disguise", we can expect Rhino to release more of them. Including "More Than Meets the Eye", and many other favorites. I personally look forward to the 2-parter with Bruticus, the 2-parter with the birth of the Aerialbots, and the 2-parter with the Aerialbots meeting Orion Pax.
    Don't know Orion Pax? Spoiler:Orion Pax became Optimus Prime
    Besides, with Recordable DVD on the way, I can always take the Best-Of's later on and edit them into an in-episode-order set! [​IMG]
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  5. DonRoeber

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    Just got my corrected copy of Heroes from DVD Empire. I had exchanged two defective copies with them. Great customer service, as always.
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    Neat, John. Thanks for pointing that out to me...I'd've never known. [​IMG]
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  8. Luis A

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    I hope they do the DD track better this time,Transformers the Movie had an odd mix with dialogue coming from the left front and surround speaker.Anyone else notice this? [​IMG]
     
  9. Luke_H

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    I noticed this too, Sounded different. Left Front and Left rear identical.
    I'm glad they are releasing Season 1. A must buy for me.
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  10. Jeff Kleist

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    They call it "Rhinophonic", it's a fake 5.1 track. Set your reciever to "Stereo" and it'll solve the problem. The real annoyance is that the rears are on about a quarter second delay from the fronts, echo echo echo echo!
    Can't wait for Transformers: Season 1! (Though, I don't think it'll be all of it at once, probably the first 20-30 episodes. Season 1 is 65 eps)
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  12. Jeff Kleist

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    I doubt it, just about everyone has rightfully given up on DVD-18, and since it's more expensive than 2 DVD-9s, I doubt Rhino'd do it
     
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    A little on subject, little off...but if you want some of the best transformers stuff, hunt down issues of the comic. Issues 60 thru 75 are awesome, dealing with the origins of the Transformers and how Unicron ties into it all, leading to a massive battle on Cybertron with all the transformers united against Unicron. They kill off tons of major characters in that issue, as the Matrix was lost forever, so there was no weapon to use against Unicron. The explanation of what the Matrix was and what Unicron truly was was really damn cool. These issues are getting really rare, hunt them down if you can.
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