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Triple Takeover Toycast

Welcome to the Triple Takeover Toycast, a fun and informative fortnightly podcast about Transformers and other amazing toy properties! Whether you're a seasoned collector or you just love big robots, there's plenty here to enjoy, from vintage toys and prototypes to modern releases, cartoons, comics and films, all discussed with enthusiasm by your hosts, Sixo, Liam and Jason (along with special guests!). We also run a fortnightly YouTube series named Short Circuits, where we look at Transformers cartoons from the past & present, and there's plenty more on our Patreon, including additional bonus episodes and ongoing miniseries on comics & various other toy lines. If you like cartoons, comics, toys and robots, this podcast is for you!

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#81: Skybound Transformers (featuring Daniel Warren Johnson)
A real treat for our latest chat about Skybound's Transformers series as we're joined by series creator/ writer & artist Daniel Warren Johnson! The comic legend tells us all about his approach to the series, including his personal love of the robots in disguise, the challenges of working on an established brand, and some intriguing tidbits about how it all came together! Not one to miss.If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserJohn PearlAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis TaylorJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760Frank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanTFormers2002Rob S 01kingliamthegoodScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageCoyKasey HershbergerGojiprimeValkRahdimusTarngaryanGRRUFFITRONZee The Nerdy VampireHere'sWhyIt'sCoolJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
91:21 6/10/24
#80: Transformers Comic Covers
Our 80th episode is here and we're talking iconic Transformers comic covers from over the years! With Marvel, IDW, Skybound and even a little Dreamwave up for consideration, there are also plenty of amazing memories to share. If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserJohn PearlAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis TaylorJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760Frank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanTFormers2002Rob S 01kingliamthegoodScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadElliot WrightHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageCoyKasey HershbergerGojiprimeValkRahdimusTarngaryanGRRUFFITRONZee The Nerdy VampireHere'sWhyIt'sCoolJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
107:39 5/27/24
#79: Transformers One - First Reactions
There's a new big-screen Transformers film on the horizon, and with the first trailer now here, there's plenty to talk about! But is this latest animated adventure for the robots in disguise as controversial as some would have you believe?If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserJohn PearlAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis TaylorJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanTFormers2002Rob S 01kingliamthegoodScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadElliot WrightHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageCoyKasey HershbergerGojiprimeValkRahdimusTarngaryanSoft Fleshy BipedGRRUFFITRONJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
111:58 5/13/24
#78: Transformers 1985 Minibots
Everyone loves a good Minibot, but something about the tiny Transformers was extra special in 1985! These five are some of the most unusual releases of the era, but they're as charming now as they ever were back in the day, showcasing exactly how to do a small 'pocket money' toy with a sense of flair. Today, we appreciate the little guys!If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis TaylorJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarj360verseTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanTFormers2002Rob S 01Forever0nekingliamthegoodScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadElliot WrightHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageCoyKasey HershbergerGojiprimeValkRahdimusTarngaryanSoft Fleshy BipedKazhJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
84:13 4/29/24
#77: Transformers Missing Link Convoy
Now that the dust has settled on Missing Link Convoy, it's time for us to dig into this landmark Transformers release and see if it lives up to 40 years of hype! Is this the ultimate exercise in franchise nostalgia, and what might we hope to see from the line next? If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis Taylorwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarj360verseTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanTFormers2002Rob S 01Forever0nekingliamthegoodScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadElliot WrightHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageCoyCosmic CatKasey HershbergerGojiprimeJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
98:35 4/16/24
#76: Transformers G1 toys quiz
So, you think you know Transformers? Our hosts certainly do, but can they make it through Sixo's quiz on the Generation 1 toy line? We hope you enjoy listening to the results as much as we did recording it, and maybe playing along to see if you can beat our scores as you go!If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis Taylorwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanJustin LittlebrookTFormers2002Rob S 01Forever0nekingliamthegoodDustimus PrimalScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadDeceptiTomScapegoatElliot WrightHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageCoyMajinStarscreamJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
86:41 4/2/24
#75: Transformers 1988 (with Maz!)
It's our 75th episode AND our third anniversary, so we're going back to one of our favourite years of toys to celebrate! Despite not being as widely lauded as what came before it, 1988 was a crucial period of change for Transformers. With new gimmicks - Powermasters, Pretenders, Micromasters and more! - and a return-of-sorts to Earthbound vehicular forms, there's a lot to say about this one.  Which is probably why we brought back Maz to help chat through it all then!If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis Taylorwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanJustin LittlebrookTFormers2002Rob S 01Forever0nekingliamthegoodDustimus PrimalScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadDeceptiTomScapegoatElliot WrightHugh MckinneyJay_tooChris CarnageJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
119:56 3/19/24
#74: Transformers Megatron Alternate Modes - Ranked!
Unlike his nemesis, Optimus Prime, Transformers most maniacal villain has never settled on just one alternate form. Yes, Megatron has been a gun, a tank, a jet, a car and many more things besides! Today, the team deliver their definitive* ranking of every** Megatron alternate mode ever. (*debatable / **also debatable)If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis Taylorwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanJustin LittlebrookTFormers2002Rob S 01Forever0nekingliamthegoodDustimus PrimalScott DickinsonAndy TFtheShowJoseph Riveraaggresive breadThomas BerriganScapegoatJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
119:10 3/5/24
#73: Supreme Class Transformers
Before Titans, the Transformers toys giving the biggest bang for your buck were those found in the Supreme class, and often with gimmicks and features to match their sizeable stature! For this supremely-styled chat, the team take a look at the history of these often weird but wonderful specimens. If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryChris NorrisJesse MorenoNexisAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatConor CBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis Taylorwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonTheTransformerClosetEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoAtlasDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckToy PocketDylanJustin LittlebrookTFormers2002Rob S 01Collin AdamiForever0nekingliamthegoodDustimus PrimalScott DickinsonJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
127:33 2/20/24
#72: Transformers Animated (Voyagers & Leaders)
For our latest episode, we're talking about one of the most popular & enduring Transformers toy lines of all - it's 2007's Animated, with particular attention to the Voyager & Leader releases! What makes these toys, and the corresponding cartoon, so enjoyable, even today?If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryChris NorrisJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatConor CBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellAlexis Taylorwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAnthony BakerAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonTheTransformerClosetEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoAtlasDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarj360verseTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
123:37 2/6/24
#71: Transformers & Clear Plastic
Clear plastic is as notorious as GPS or discolouration when it comes to toy collector woes, albeit much more commonly encountered! Yet despite that, clear plastic isn't always a problem, and can be highly effective and a lot of fun when used properly! Today the team talk the good, the bad & the ugly.If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryChris NorrisJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegKyler WilmothTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatConor CBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellJune MarigoldAlexis Taylorwindows6kTyler DickisonJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAnthony BakerAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonTheTransformerClosetEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhALoganJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoAtlasDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseJuan CarpinteroKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardfreedomistherightDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarjStevie P360verseTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckSassmaster KeithJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
126:11 1/23/24
#70: Transformers 2024 - What To Look Forward To!
It's a new dawn as January kicks off the 40th anniversary year of Transformers and plenty of promise for exciting toys ahead! For our first episode of 2024, the team take a look at everything on the horizon and what in particular has caught our fancy.If you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of weekly exclusive content & perks, including bonus episodes, outtakes, early access and more! Sign up at 'Gold Box Classics' level today to get immediate access to:Over 60 'minisodes' on a wide range of topics (plus commission your own!)Over 30 'miniseries' chapters on ongoing topics, including toys & comicsEarly release of regular episodes - normally a week in advance!Our Patreon Discord server - the place to be!Exclusive merch & a free gift Bonus podcast artwork & more!And a big thank you to all the patrons in our top two tiers, including:NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleAbsurdGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterPeter HammersonShenryChris NorrisJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatConor CBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellJune MarigoldAlexis TaylorJonathon Falselogic Howardwindows6kJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMichael BrandtMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAnthony BakerAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonTheTransformerClosetEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhAJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoAtlasDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolaTony HaywardDJ ConvoyPrymus84Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusTony NatoMenastreakerDarj360verseTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowobadiahstarbuckSassmaster KeithJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise)Support the Show.
127:02 1/9/24
#69: Transformers 2023 - Our Top Picks!
It's the most wonderful time of the year... which means we get to discuss our favourite toys from 2023! What Transformers products most delighted us, whether they were naughty or nice? The team get settled in for a festive chat on all this and more from the last twelve months.Support the Show.
115:28 12/25/23
#68: Beast Wars II Maximals
We're back on the Beasts for our latest episode except this time, we're off to Japan for one of the most colourful bits of late '90s Transformers - it's Beast Wars II! Take a tour on the wild side as Sixo introduces Liam and Jason to the delights of the Takara 1998 Maximal crew, be it lions, bugs or even a giant octopus!NOTE: play along at home using the TFWiki as a guide (or get on our Patreon Discord, where all of the pics & more will be presented for your leisure!): https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Transformers:_Beast_Wars_(Japanese_toyline)Support the Show.
164:59 12/12/23
#67: Skybound's Energon Universe (Transformers / Void Rivals)
It's still early days for Skybound's new 'Energon Universe', but there's plenty to talk about already! Kicking off a new miniseries on the comics, today the team examine the first two issues of Daniel Warren Johnson's acclaimed new Transformers series, along with Robert Kirkman's Void Rivals. It begins here... spoilers abound!Support the Show.
136:04 11/28/23
#66: Listener Questions
Presenting an extra special episode now, as we delve deep into our bulging mailbag to answer questions from our dedicated listeners about Transformers, toy collecting, the podcast and much more than meets the ear. We're joined for this one by friend of the pod and all-round good guy Jason; but considering it's #66, will everyone make it out alive?Support the Show.
136:35 11/14/23
#65: Transformers Alternity
After the highs of Binaltech, a new 'real car' robots in disguise line emerged from TakaraTomy in 2009, only this time they were smaller and more stylised - it's Alternity! The team take a look at this repaint-heavy roster of toys and get ready to dish out the Alternity facts.Support the Show.
70:15 10/31/23
#64: Transformers Hidden Gems 3
We're back for a third round of #Transformers 'hidden gems', where each of the team selects two toys from over the years that they feel never got enough love. Or maybe they did?#Transformers #hiddengems #toycollectingSupport the Show.
98:58 10/17/23
#63: TFNation - Behind The Scenes
Now that TFNation 2023 is done, we roped in organisers Dave Mapes (who you might recognise) and Billy Stripes to give an insight into running Europe's largest Transformers convention! Get the skinny on the behind-the-scenes action here.#Transformers #TFNation #toycollectingIf you enjoy our podcast then find more... much more than meets the ear at www.patreon.com/tripletakeoverTONS of exclusive content & perks, including bonus 'minisodes', miniseries around ongoing topics, outtakes, early access and more! Also a big THANK YOU to our wonderful patrons: NickDanny RobertsAndyPrestonChrisSpider-FatherAdam ShoemakerBad SaturdayJustin MasaruDave DalrympleGeokaiserYusiferJohn PearlTroysefAnthony CarsAlec MeerCapnRAPhil GRotorstormLazzzerbeakPuma The HunterVegemite MikePeter HammersonShenryChris NorrisJesse MorenoNexisJimoinAaron SvobodaBilligatorAndy GoldColdsquallSimon ElvinJoshlesCracktastic PlasticDanvastatorJeffrey FreegKyler WilmothTim BannerjeeBen LewisLucas HenkelMolluskoenigMalcolm HobbsCNCRick56Mythic GearsZach LawsonJason MurrayDavid ShepherdesdeemQuickmixedJosh BellAshpoltzindiosCristian HyattMarc AllieGraeme MoffatConor CBurke PerrottaEric HoytBobby P.Mike LoiaconoNihar BhattChris RodwellSteve RedmanJim KinseyShawnti SeigelJames PascoeGhostPrimeJickelGodert WalterCharlie ShoppellJune MarigoldAlexis Taylorwindows6kTyler DickisonJeremy WoodallRossJetfire JamesDog Lunch UKMichael CagleDuggertronsquidcatfishRobert RCalidusUncrasimaticBoreCam LeeMiguel GonzalezSpider-BobJames HooksBrandon MahaffeyCollecticonChupGoldboltRiley LentzEmperor GalvartronMatthew DeadmenSpencer ButlerAllen JohnsonAnthony BakerAdam BradyJames TurnhamSimonTheTransformerClosetEMH_RichardRobin HuntRhALoganJetfireprime760James ClarkeFrank ColosimoAtlasDave BeckettJeremy CancekoBen EricksonEvilplopdiseaseJuan CarpinteroKlarque Clint GamingMichael GaxiolafreedomistherightDJ ConvoyPrymus84StarSaberFan37Private RandomRob FranklinProteinDigbysaurusAnthony FortunatoMenastreakerDarjStevie P360verseTraffic ConeThePerfectPixlA Saucy FellowAndrew BentleyMarc BairstowRaphael RothobadiahstarbuckJon RAnd the Mapes Brothers (who you might recognise!)Support the Show.
123:01 10/3/23
#62: TFNation 2023
TFNation has come and gone again for another year! The cornerstone of the UK's Transformers social calendar is always a fun and exciting time, and the team are here to relive all the highlights from 2023's event... including the toys we met along the way!#Transformers #TFNation #toycollectingSupport the Show.
124:59 9/19/23
#61: Transformers Missing Link Reaction
How do Transformers fans respond to mysterious new toy reveals that are yet to be confirmed? The recent Missing Link Optimus Prime (Convoy) announcement from Takara Tomy could be the most significant collector-aimed TF product in the last two decades, but before it was all official, we had a chat about our reactions to blurry unconfirmed toy reveals!#Transformers #Generation1 #MissingLinkSupport the Show.
108:22 9/5/23
#60: Transformers 1987
We're back for another stop on the tour through each year of the classic Transformers toy line! 1987 was rather appropriately a year of significant change for the robots in disguise, with 'blockier' toys and new gimmicks such as Headmasters and Targetmasters. Some may even say it's one of the best years ever... perhaps even on this podcast!Support the Show.
107:44 7/25/23
#59: Transformers Rise of the Beasts
The robots in disguise are back on the big screen, and there's plenty to say about it all! Prepare for a spoiler-filled deep dive into everything we enjoyed about the latest film and a fair bit of critiquing besides as we get into it with Transformers Rise of the Beasts. Let them come!#Transformers #RiseoftheBeasts #BeastWarsSupport the Show.
133:02 7/11/23
#58: Talking Transformers with Hasbro (featuring Bmac & Mark Maher)
In a very special episode, Triple Takeover sits down with Hasbro to talk all things Transformers! We are delighted to welcome Hasbro's Ben "Bmac" MacCrae (Associate Brand Manager of Global Brand Development & Marketing) and Mark Maher (Transformers Generations Lead Product Designer) onto the show for an extensive chat about our favourite brand of transforming robot toys - this is one you won't want to miss!Support the Show.
134:50 6/27/23
#57: Why Transformers?
There are no doubt moments where every toy collector is asked by their friends or family that eternal question: why? Why collect toys to begin with? And why is it Transformers that appeals so much, both now and back when you were little? Today we're getting a bit philosophical and attempting to answer all that and more.Support the Show.
119:26 6/13/23
#56: The Toys That Enabled Us
We frequently hear from our listeners how we've 'enabled' them on various toy purchases as a result of what we've discussed on the show. Well, to prove we're no different, the team are looking at some specific examples of self-enablement, all of which are non-Transformers related! We do it to ourselves.Support the Show.
82:52 5/30/23
#55: Robosen Transformers
We all love robots in disguise but what about actual robots? Robosen has already made waves with their fully interactive self-transforming Optimus Prime and they have more on the way soon! But where do these sorts of consumer robotics sit in the market and just how appealing are they for more traditional toy collectors? Let's find out.#Transformers #ToyCollecting #TripleTakeover #Robosen #OptimusPrimeSupport the Show.
113:33 5/16/23
#54: Third Party Transformers - Heaven or Hell
The unofficial 3rd party Transformers scene can feature diamonds and duds, be it Masterpiece, Generations, Legends scale or more. Check out the Triple Takeover team's best and worst experiences with 3P TFs!Support the Show.
98:26 5/2/23
#53: Transformers G1 Retro Reissues
It started in the best way possible with the iconic pink Hot Rod, but now the Transformers Retro reissue line promises to bring collectors yet more exciting new takes on classic G1 toys that we could never have dreamt of! With Hound and Thundercracker currently on release, we look at what could be on the horizon and which other characters we would love to see given the same treatment.Support the Show.
93:24 4/18/23
#52: Vintage Transformers Prototypes
Anyone who grew up with Transformers in the '80s or '90s will remember the allure of the many protoypes visible in the catalogues of the era, especially as they were often different to the toys we had in hand. Well, today, we're joined by a very special guest in Ras, a vintage prototype enthusiast who has the largest collection of pre-production Transformers currently known, including the only privately-owned copy of G1 Unicron from 1986! If you've ever been interested in what these prototypes represent, this is an episode not to miss.Support the Show.
165:03 4/4/23

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