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10 Movie Father Figures Better Than The Real Dads
Celebrate Father's Day with the substitute-dads who definitely deserve a card

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10 Movie Father Figures Better Than The Real Dads | Optimus Prime (Voiced by Peter Cullen)
Optimus Prime (Voiced by Peter Cullen)

Let’s look at the pros first, shall we? He’s a giant truck, which scores immediate cool points. And he’s also a massive extraterrestrial robot, which means no human on Earth should mess with him. Teacher giving you hassle at school? Giant robot fixes it. Boss making your life a misery at work? Giant robot fixes it. Unable to get up on the roof to repair some tiles? You know where we’re going with this. Optimus is smart, dedicated and absolutely will not stop if you need his help. Even if there’s a low tunnel on a road – he’ll just transform and leap over it. Cons? Well, Decepticons, for one. Prime has some serious enemies and a nasty habit of carking it from time to time. Fortunately he usually comes back, but you might want to invest in a tin helmet in case things get rough.

Father’s Day Gift Recommendation: A tanker of Castrol GTX.

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1 RE: 10 Movie Father Figures Better Than The Real Dads
L: steveg66 Glenn Ford's Jonathan Kent. A wise, gentle man. There wasn't enough of him in Superman. I still sniff when he dies. onathan Kent to all intents and purposes Clark's real dad. He doesn't meet Jor-El until he's an adult. More

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