History TearJerker / BeastWars

21st Oct '17 1:57:33 PM ArgonianLorekeeper
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* [[spoiler:Dinobot]]'s death - and Shakespearean death speech. I knew it was coming, having been in the fandom for two years already, and ''still'' cried.
** Also his funeral immediately afterwards, where the other Maximals ''fly over his funeral in the [[DueToTheDead "missing man" formation]]''.
** I was staring with open mouth and tearing eyes. My mom asked me what was wrong when she came in to watch the episode with me (got her hooked on ''Beast Wars'', we watched the whole series together), I just replayed the tape. We were both sobbing by the end.
** I knew it was coming and managed to hold it together until [[spoiler:god damn Rattrap, who had been a constant mutual irritant up until now]] salutes! I'm tearing up just remembering it.
*** [[spoiler: He didn't just salute; he was the FIRST to salute. And this was after their last conversation was an argument over Dinobot's allegiance. The fact that this action made Rattrap of all Maximals salute him really puts it in perspective.]]
** [[spoiler:Dinobot]]'s death was one of the best death scenes I have seen on anything from TV or a Movie. It was one of the best cartoons I have ever seen.
*** I agree, thinking that Optimus Primal's words to [[spoiler:Dinobot]] were especially touching, in light of recent events [[spoiler:after "Maximal, No More". Optimus may have doubted Dinobot's allegiance back then but he will never again doubt how much of a hero Dinobot truly was]].

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* [[spoiler:Dinobot]]'s death - and Shakespearean death speech. I knew it was coming, having been in the fandom for two years already, and ''still'' cried.
speech.
** Also touching is Rattrap's final goodbye: [[spoiler: "You may be a slag spouting saurian, but [[IronicEcho it's nice to know where you stand."]]]] [[spoiler:Dinobot]] replies with, [[spoiler:"Upwind of you, for preference, Vermin." At first, Rattrap opens his funeral immediately afterwards, mouth to make another comeback, but then he just smiles and says nothing, letting Dinobot have the last insult.]]
* [[spoiler:Dinobot]]'s funeral,
where the other Maximals ''fly over his funeral in the [[DueToTheDead "missing man" formation]]''.
** I was staring with open mouth and tearing eyes. My mom asked me what was wrong when she came in to watch the episode with me (got her hooked on ''Beast Wars'', we watched the whole series together), I just replayed the tape. We were both sobbing by the end.
** I knew it was coming and managed to hold it together until [[spoiler:god damn Rattrap,
[[spoiler:Rattrap, who had has been a constant mutual irritant up until now]] salutes! I'm tearing up just remembering it.
*** [[spoiler: He didn't just salute; he was
is the FIRST first to salute. And this was after their last conversation was an argument over Dinobot's allegiance. The fact that this action made Rattrap of all Maximals salute him really puts it in perspective.]]

** [[spoiler:Dinobot]]'s death was one of the best death scenes I have seen on anything from TV or a Movie. It was one of the best cartoons I have ever seen.
*** I agree, thinking that
Optimus Primal's words to [[spoiler:Dinobot]] were are especially touching, in light of recent events [[spoiler:after "Maximal, No More". Optimus may have doubted Dinobot's allegiance back then but he will never again doubt how much of a hero Dinobot truly was]].



*** For this troper, it was that eulogy--delivering such heartfelt, broken emotion--that caused the tears to begin.
*** Also touching was Rattrap's final goodbye: [[spoiler: "You may be a slag spouting saurian, but [[IronicEcho it's nice to know where you stand."]]]]
*** Not to mention [[spoiler: Dinobot's reply: "Upwind of you, for preference, Vermin." At first, Rattrap opens his mouth to make another comeback, but then he just smiles and says nothing, letting Dinobot have the last insult.]]



* In "Law Of The Jungle", Tigatron's actions inadvertently lead to the death of Snowstalker, a female tiger he can...formed a bond with. OddFriendship or not, you can't deny the sadness when he mourns the loss of her, shedding a single tear in beast mode.

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* In "Law Of The Jungle", Tigatron's actions inadvertently lead to the death of Snowstalker, a female tiger he can...he ...formed a bond with. OddFriendship or not, you can't deny the sadness when he mourns the loss of her, shedding a single tear in beast mode.



* I cried buckets over the episode "Transmutate".
** Seconded. Made worse by the fact that her episode IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS [[spoiler:DINOBOT]]'S DEATH.
** Thirded, majorly. It ruins me just thinking about it. If not for [[spoiler:the title character]]'s haunting, pain-filled wail while [[spoiler:trying to stop [[NiceJobBreakingItRivals Rampage and Silverbolt from fighting]]]] then it was the underplayed, almost child-like final line:

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* I cried buckets over the episode "Transmutate".
** Seconded. Made worse by the fact that her episode IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS [[spoiler:DINOBOT]]'S DEATH.
** Thirded, majorly. It ruins me just thinking about it. If not for [[spoiler:the
[[spoiler:The title character]]'s character's death]] in "Transmutate", with a haunting, pain-filled wail while [[spoiler:trying to stop [[NiceJobBreakingItRivals Rampage and Silverbolt from fighting]]]] then it was the underplayed, fighting]]]], followed by an almost child-like final line:



* During the series finale, I began tearing up as soon as [[spoiler:Dinobot II began to remember who he was. Curse you Dinobot! Part of you came back just to make me cry, is that it?!?]]
** Even worse, [[spoiler:he could have saved himself but chose to stay on the Nemesis as it exploded and die with honor (perhaps as atonement for the things he did when he shared his spark with Rampage)]].
* For this troper, the deaths of [[spoiler: Depth Charge and Rampage ]]brought a tear to my eye. The two were locked in an endless cycle of mutual torment, and in the end, they both managed to find a semblance of peace.
** I'd like to add that it's also a tearjerker that [[spoiler: Depth Charge meets his death NOT wanting to fight Rampage, but willingly goes to try and disable Nemesis himself (following Optimal Optimus' orders without any snark or reluctance) against the whole Predacon crew including Transmetal II Dinobot and Megatron. And later, even knowing that both him and Rampage will die when he deals the killing blow and going along with it was.. just sad for this trope.]]

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* During the series finale, I began tearing up as soon as [[spoiler:Dinobot II began begins to remember who he was. Curse you Dinobot! Part of you came back just to make me cry, is that it?!?]]
**
was.]] Even worse, [[spoiler:he could have saved himself but chose to stay on the Nemesis as it exploded and die with honor (perhaps as atonement for the things he did when he shared his spark with Rampage)]].
* For this troper, the The deaths of [[spoiler: Depth [[spoiler:Depth Charge and Rampage ]]brought a tear to my eye. Rampage]]. The two were locked in an endless cycle of mutual torment, and in the end, they both managed to find a semblance of peace.
** I'd like to add
peace. This is in spite of the fact that it's also a tearjerker that [[spoiler: Depth Charge [[spoiler:Depth Charge]] meets his death NOT wanting to fight Rampage, [[spoiler:Rampage]], but willingly goes to try and disable [[spoiler:disable Nemesis himself (following Optimal Optimus' orders without any snark or reluctance) against the whole Predacon crew including Transmetal II Dinobot and Megatron. And later, even knowing that both him and Rampage will die when he deals the killing blow and going along with it was.. just sad for this trope.]]Megatron]].



* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShyWLONIcp8 This]] tribute to the fallen Maximals.



* [[spoiler:The sudden death of Tigerhawk.]] Two old friends brought back as one, in a very powerful body and ''the'' strongest combatant in the Beast Wars, and we barely get to see them again before they get horribly disintegrated. The ''Nemesis'' dispatched [[spoiler:Tigerhawk]] so easily it was terrifying to know it's ''that'' strong.

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* [[spoiler:The sudden death of Tigerhawk.]] Two old friends brought back as one, in a very powerful body and ''the'' strongest combatant in the Beast Wars, and we barely get to see them again before they get horribly disintegrated. The ''Nemesis'' dispatched dispatches [[spoiler:Tigerhawk]] so easily it was is terrifying to know it's ''that'' strong.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShyWLONIcp8 This]] tribute to the fallen Maximals.
10th Apr '16 10:19:21 PM MinatoArisato666
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** I'd like to add that it's also a tearjerker that [[spoiler: Depth Charge meets his death NOT wanting to fight Rampage, but willingly goes to try and disable Nemesis himself (following Optimal Optimus' orders without any snark or reluctance) against the whole Predacon crew including Transmetal II Dinobot and Megatron. And later, even knowing that both him and Rampage will die when he deals the killing blow and going along with it was.. just sad for this trope.

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** I'd like to add that it's also a tearjerker that [[spoiler: Depth Charge meets his death NOT wanting to fight Rampage, but willingly goes to try and disable Nemesis himself (following Optimal Optimus' orders without any snark or reluctance) against the whole Predacon crew including Transmetal II Dinobot and Megatron. And later, even knowing that both him and Rampage will die when he deals the killing blow and going along with it was.. just sad for this trope.]]
10th Apr '16 10:18:23 PM MinatoArisato666
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* For this troper, the deaths of [[spoiler: Depth Charge and Rampage]] brought a tear to my eye. The two were locked in an endless cycle of mutual torment, and in the end, they both managed to find a semblance of peace.

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* For this troper, the deaths of [[spoiler: Depth Charge and Rampage]] brought Rampage ]]brought a tear to my eye. The two were locked in an endless cycle of mutual torment, and in the end, they both managed to find a semblance of peace.
1st Dec '15 5:25:22 PM SpideyTerry
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-->'''Tigatron:''' Goodbye, Snowstalker. Let your hunting ground shelter you now.


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** In a later scene:
--->'''Optimus:''' ''[sadly]'' Cheetor. This is my fault, Rhinox. I was rough on him, so he... so he tried to prove something.
17th Nov '15 3:36:31 AM Kenpachi
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** I'd like to add that it's also a tearjerker that [[spoiler: Depth Charge meets his death NOT wanting to fight Rampage, but willingly goes to try and disable Nemesis himself (following Optimal Optimus' orders without any snark or reluctance) against the whole Predacon crew including Transmetal II Dinobot and Megatron. And later, even knowing that both him and Rampage will die when he deals the killing blow and going along with it was.. just sad for this troper, considering Depth Charge was by far his favourite character.]]

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** I'd like to add that it's also a tearjerker that [[spoiler: Depth Charge meets his death NOT wanting to fight Rampage, but willingly goes to try and disable Nemesis himself (following Optimal Optimus' orders without any snark or reluctance) against the whole Predacon crew including Transmetal II Dinobot and Megatron. And later, even knowing that both him and Rampage will die when he deals the killing blow and going along with it was.. just sad for this troper, considering Depth Charge was by far his favourite character.]]trope.



* [[spoiler:The sudden death of Tigerhawk.]] Two old friends brought back as one, in a very powerful body that is easily one of the strongest combatants of the Beast Wars, and we barely get to see them again before they get horribly burnt up. The ''Nemesis'' dispatched [[spoiler:Tigerhawk]] so easily it was terrifying to know it's ''that'' strong.

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* [[spoiler:The sudden death of Tigerhawk.]] Two old friends brought back as one, in a very powerful body that is easily one of the and ''the'' strongest combatants of combatant in the Beast Wars, and we barely get to see them again before they get horribly burnt up.disintegrated. The ''Nemesis'' dispatched [[spoiler:Tigerhawk]] so easily it was terrifying to know it's ''that'' strong.
1st Feb '15 7:30:53 PM CelticGaelic
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** It's easy to miss, but there's a scene in "Transmutate" when the Maximals are unable to get a hold of Silverbolt and Optimus Primal decides to go and find him personally, saying "I don't want to lose anymore friends." After [[spoiler:Dinobot's death]], and earlier in the season there was [[spoiler: Tigertron and Airrazor's abductions]] you can tell it's starting to take a toll on Optimus.
10th Nov '14 11:51:47 AM NoxSky12599
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-> ''Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly, the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. [[ShoutOutToShakespeare The rest... is silence]].''

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-> ''Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly, [[WartsAndAll the ill deeds along with the good, good]], [[BeAllMySinsRemembered and let me be judged accordingly.accordingly]]. [[ShoutOutToShakespeare The rest... is silence]].''
18th Jun '14 6:48:51 PM Tero
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* [[spoiler:The sudden death of Tigerhawk.]] Two old friends brought back as one, in a very powerful body that is easily one of the strongest combatants of the Beast Wars, and we barely get to see them again before they get horribly burnt up. The ''Nemesis'' dispatched [[spoiler:Tigerhawk]] so easily it was terrifying to know it's ''that'' strong.
30th Apr '14 1:06:53 PM Willbyr
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-->-- '''[[spoiler: Dinobot]]''', his FamousLastWords.

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-->-- '''[[spoiler: Dinobot]]''', '''[[spoiler:Dinobot]]''', his FamousLastWords.



** A subtle one from the same episode, but notable. Dinobot and Rattrap had destroyed the Predacon tower that was preventing the Maximals from warning [[spoiler: Tigatron and Airazor]] in the first place, and were sharing a rare moment of open comraderie with each other... until they are informed that they were "too late." Even Dinobot's spirits drop because of the loss of two respected allies.

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** A subtle one from the same episode, but notable. Dinobot and Rattrap had destroyed the Predacon tower that was preventing the Maximals from warning [[spoiler: Tigatron and Airazor]] in the first place, and were sharing a rare moment of open comraderie with each other... until they are informed that they were "too late." Even Dinobot's spirits drop because of the loss of two respected allies.allies.

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17th Apr '14 1:38:14 PM RCFU200
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* In "Law Of The Jungle", Tigatron's actions inadvertently lead to the death of Snowstalker, a female tiger he can...formed a bond with. OddFriendship or not, you can't deny the sadness when he mourns the loss of her, shedding a single tear in beast mode. [[note]]See page image above.[[/note]]

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* In "Law Of The Jungle", Tigatron's actions inadvertently lead to the death of Snowstalker, a female tiger he can...formed a bond with. OddFriendship or not, you can't deny the sadness when he mourns the loss of her, shedding a single tear in beast mode. [[note]]See page image above.[[/note]]
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