SRP $26.98 full-frame Dolby Digital 2.0 PARAMOUNT

Kids should enjoy seeing Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and his friends take on the Decepticons in "TRANSFORMERS: ANIMATED: SEASON ONE" available on dvd from PARAMOUNT.

There are some big changes that have taken place in these animated stories vs. the older ones, as the animation, still entertaining, has less depth. Optimus doesn't feel the same either, having his character actions, voice,etc., changed to skew towards younger kids. The stories don't build on one another either, but at least youngsters(the ones we viewed this with)enjoyed each individual episode.

PARAMOUNT has provided a full frame ratio. Colors are rich without ever being oversaturated. Unfortunately, there are numerous artifacts popping up throughout. But, it's still a decent image.

PARAMOUNT has provided a Dolby Digital 2.0  mix. While never aggressive, there are plenty of effects, all well balanced with dialogue, and fidelity is good.

This 2 disc set offers a photo gallery of "Season 2" with sketches.