Bionicle Commercials, general discussion topic.

We’ve all seen them.
We all love them.
Lets talk about them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CIJ_MjIOHM

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I like how the same guy has narrated the commercials since 2001.

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I actually think its been two. One narrator went from 2001 to 2005, and then Tony Wedgewood went on from 2006 onward. Though they sound similar enough that I wouldn’t be surprised if it was the same guy doing all of them, and he just changed his voice a bit half way through.

Compare the voice in this commercial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTg2f79rZpc

To the voice in this one.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zrnp7QcmZs

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I have so much nostalgia for the 2007 commercials - they’re practically mini-movies.

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Some of the best there is. Beautiful narration, wonderful direction, amazing animation. There are few I can think of that top them in these aspects.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaLX6pRtM8I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnNJfvBL4mw

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Well you did forget about the guy who did narrated the Toa Mata commercial and that’s rapper in the Piraka commercial.

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“I’ll take it from here…” Ahh, the memories. Forgot that version of the commercial existed, actually - with Crashed instead of Face Me.

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It’s definitely two separate people. Wedgewood’s work with Advance/Lego predates Bionicle, and he sounds the same back then. Couple of examples:

[details=Summary]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiS7JLz0XeQ&list=PLVrotqT19heupDLgQSpTX38gpe45EGRQm&index=7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7w0jasJP6Q4&list=PLVrotqT19heupDLgQSpTX38gpe45EGRQm&index=38

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZn3x2CMah0&list=PLVrotqT19heupDLgQSpTX38gpe45EGRQm&index=57[/details]

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Loved these commercials. There was a sense of maturity about them, like the ad wasn’t talking down to you, instead opting for a more serious tone. That’s what I liked about Bionicle back then.

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The 2007 commercials are so nostalgic for me it hurts. There’s just something so epic about the way they show off the characters that’s enthralled me since I was a kid.

I would say the original 2001 commercials were top tier for me. The CGI ones with the impressive graphics at the time. Second would be the Toa Inika. I actually missed out on that wave, because my parents were forcing me to outgrow my childhood. Nevertheless, the commerical, and definitely the song, stuck to me.

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Hey, you’re back!

Anyways, I love the Mata commercials, they’re just dripping with atmosphere and mysticism. The Creeps From The Deep one was good as well.

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