About this Character in SeriesEdit
Bumblebee was the 2nd transformer to appear on screen (first being Wheeljack) and was seen many times after the crash as an ally to Spike Witwicky. His last apperance as Bumblebee was in the 1987 Season 3 Episode "The Return of Optimus Prime Part 2" where he was transformed into Goldbug. He was absent from the Transformers for a long time afterwards.His next name appearance would be in Transformers: Armada, where Perceptor's Japanese name (for that series) would be "Bumble." He is next seen in Transformers: Energon standing next to Rodimus and his team in a picture.
He would then make his next largest role as an ally for Sam Witwicky in the Live Action Film Series. He cannot speak in the Live Action Film Series. He only has 2 lines at the end of the 1st movie from recovery, but afterwards "plays it off." His live action film model can be seen on the left. He became a regular character in the transformers univers. He was in Transformers: Animated as a young bot with a lot of hype. Later he would be seen in Transformers: Prime as a young bot that cannot speak, like the movie series.
1984 - G1 Bumblebee Toys
Bumblebee had 3 toys in the G1 Universe. Pretender Bumblebee, Red Bumblebee, and Minibot Bumblebee (to the left). There have been reissues of this toy afterwards.
1993 - G2 Bumblebee ToyBumblebee had a G2 Bumblebee Toy, which was just a gold chrome repaint of the Minibot Bumblebee.
2006 - Classics Bumblebee Toy
A more posable deluxe Bumblebee toy. Seen left.
Live Action Film Bumblebee ToysThere are countless Bumblebee toys throughout the Live Action Film line for being such a promotional character. The most sold is the Deluxe Class Bumblebees. These consist of 4 main toys. Other additional ones include Battle Mode Bumblebee and so on. The first one is an old rusty camero Bumblebee for the beginning of the movie and a new camero Bumblebee for the middle to end of the movie. Later they would reuse this new camero model for the ROTF Bumblebee, except with "pupils." This toy only had one hand and an untransformable/changable ionic blaster. In 2011, they would reprise their goodness with Bumblebee in a Deluxe Mech Tech Bumblebee, as well as a plus: LEADER Bumblebee. This toy has two hands. There has also been an Ultimate Class Bumblebee for the 2007 line. There is also a Cyberverse Bumblebee (legends) for the DOTM line.
2008 - Animated Bumblebee
Bumblebee turns into an undercoverdetective yellow spy car. His weapons are stingers. SEEN ON DIRECTLY RIGHT.
2011 - Prime Bumblebee
A toy based off of Transformers Prime. SEEN DIRECTLY ON RIGHT.