The Dinobots. The most fearsome band of warriors the Autobots possess. And yet, Prime is unable to use them for many battles, because they cannot blend in with their surroundings in either mode. After much thought, (and even more tv) Optimus had the Barney Battle Base commissioned. Similar in function to a Pretender shell, BBB has the ability to transport all 5 Dinobots right into the thick of battle without alarming any of the human population. Bright, shiny smile, and soft, cuddly exterior put all the human children at ease, while forward-facing ramp allows quick egress of the warriors.
In addition to transport, the Barney BattleBase is equipped with balloons, and stupid songs that render Decepticons befuddled, allowing them to become easy targets for the Dinobots. Tantrum and Rampage are especially susceptable to this. Bright, shiny smile on BBB can blind most targets within a five-mile radius.