We’ve all seen them.
We all love them.
Lets talk about them.
We’ve all seen them.
I like how the same guy has narrated the commercials since 2001.
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
To the voice in this one.
I have so much nostalgia for the 2007 commercials - they’re practically mini-movies.
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.
Well you did forget about the guy who did narrated the Toa Mata commercial and that’s rapper in the Piraka commercial.
“I’ll take it from here…” Ahh, the memories. Forgot that version of the commercial existed, actually - with Crashed instead of Face Me.
It’s definitely two separate people. Wedgewood’s work with Advance/Lego predates Bionicle, and he sounds the same back then. Couple of examples:
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.
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.