The combined length of the U. It was the single biggest turning point for the series, and remains controversial. The episode ends with Starscream's arrest and imprisonement in the Autobots' spaceship. Glut 1985-Sep-26 32 The Master Builders David N. However, Starscream and his clones attack Megatron's hideout.
However, their problems are just going to get bigger when spores from on begin to rapidly grow. In this message, Alpha Trion explains about four Iacon relics called the Omega Keys, which when brought together are able to make Cybertron inhabitable again. Meanwhile Starscream regains consciousness on a garbage barge and returns to take his revenge on Megatron. Meanwhile, to catch up to the villain, Bumblebee experiments with some new rocket boosters, but they do more harm than good. As the Autobots intervene, Megatron manipulates Bumblebee into infiltrating the Decepticon Warship and restoring him back to life with Dark Energon. Optimus Prime and the Autobots battle the highly destructive Decepticons, only to get beaten back by their seemingly endless arsenal of weapons.
Optimus Prime and Starscream lead separate rescue missions to save Breakdown. It is entirely possible that the translation for the series was done using preliminary scripts rather than the finished versions, resulting in the additional errors. References The Transformers: The Movie 1986 · Transformers: Theme Song Collection 2003 · Transformers: History of Music 1984-1990 2004 · Transformers: The Album 2007 · Transformers: Song Universe 2007 · Transformers: The Score 2007 · Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen — The Album 2009 · Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen — The Score 2009 1986 · Battle to Save the Earth 1986 · Convoy no Nazo 1986 · 1987 · 1997 · Beast Senshi Saikyō Ketteisen 1999 · Beast Wars Transmetals 1999 · 2003 · 2003 · 2004 · Transformers: The Game 2007 · 2008 · Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 2009 · Transformers: War for Cybertron 2010 Paperback Novels. The Autobots launch their drone and Optimus Prime follows it, but along the way he is confronted by Starscream and his armada. Meanwhile, Starscream arrives on Earth at last to look for the Allspark. In addition, the do use the definite article consistently. Season 3: 1986—1987 Title Writer Original airdate Production code 1 , 1986 700-86 The Decepticons were thought to be defeated and the Autobots, now led by , are looking forward for a more peaceful future.
The battle between Optimus and Megatron leads them back to the Autobot ship and Megatron gets his hands on the Allspark. Rachet insists on going there right away to save her, but Prime refuses, knowing that they are too weak to fight Megatron. While in a hidden tomb to fallen Decepticons, he encounters the ghost of Starscream, who is still scheming in death. Starscream passes on the Insecticon's presence on Earth, leading to the Autobots becoming involved and another face-off between Arcee and Airachnid. Plots became a bit less formulaic during Season 3, though character death and true plot upheaval remained a rarity.
Our forum has episode guides and commentary by Blackjack for , , and the currently-ongoing. These edits were made not for content, but for length so that the show could accommodate longer opening and ending. Season 5 did not feature any new episodes, but rather consisted of 15 episodes from the previous seasons and broken up into five episodes, for a total of 20 episodes. Additional contract services such as additional animation, photography, effects and finalization were sub-contracted to numerous other studios, including: , , , , , and supposedly. Season 3 has a mixed reputation. Bumblebee is rescued and Sari is left with a teenage body, instead of a child body.
The second season greatly expanded the cartoon's scope and cast. The Japanese dub began airing 8 months after the American broadcast of the series and very quickly caught up with the United States. In a pitched fight, Starscream is supposedly destroyed and Optimus is fatally wounded. Glut 1985-Oct-14 36 Megatron's Master Plan, part 2 Donald F. Following Ratchet's advice, Arcee uses a cortical psychic patch to send Bumblebee into Megatron's subconscious, where knowledge of the cure is located. Left unable to transform into vehicle mode, Bumblebee has no choice but to stay at base.
As Optimus prepares to join with the Allspark, Smokescreen uses the Forge to repair him, and makes him a new, more powerful body. Meltdown, however, needs a certain genetic modifier to complete this task, so Blackarachnia blackmails Optimus and Grimlock into getting it by attacking Bumblebee and Prowl and infecting them with her venom. While the 3-episode miniseries and the 13-episode season one are typically combined as a single 16-episode season, production companies such as catalog the two separately. Without Optimus Prime in command, the Autobots are left vulnerable as Megatron hatches a plan to destroy the team on Cybertron. The new space bridge could do that, but it has problems like possibly being fatal to whoever tries to go through it. Despite this, nothing was done to alter the opening credits, which still say The Transformers.
His ruthless and sudden attacks shake up everyone, from the military to the Autobots. Glut 1984-Nov-24 11 The Ultimate Doom, part 1: Brainwash Larry Strauss, story outline by Douglas Booth 1984-Nov-03 12 The Ultimate Doom, part 2: Search Earl Kress, story outline by Douglas Booth 1984-Nov-10 13 The Ultimate Doom, part 3: Revival Leo D. When Sari takes Bumblebee and Bulkhead trick or treating, the spider-like Decepticon formerly Elita-1 shows up and targets Sari's key. Season four was replaced in Japan with several extra original series. Prowl is naturally confused at this, until he discovers that they all have acid burns on their bodies. Optimus returns the key to Sari and she starts to wonder where her father is.
While Agent Fowler tries to convince his superiors that Optimus did not attack the base, Team Prime tries to track down Nemesis Prime and clear their names. In addition to the show's iconic , Transformers featured a great variety of background music, composed by. Some hours later Isaac Sumdac is shown to have Megatron's head and hand in his laboratory, which is where his robotics empire came from. His previous experiments having failed, Meltdown thinks that a still-growing human, as opposed to an adult, will have better results, and chooses Sari because he hates Sumdac. The translation in terms of script and story was faithful in regards to the original English version the same cannot be said of the translations of and onward. With the Autobots in firm control of Cybertron, the Decepticons, though still a threat, were somewhat reduced as villains; new enemies in the form of the were introduced. Meanwhile, the others track down any remaining Decepticons and run into Lugnut; the end result is the Constructicons being transwarped to Dinobot Island, and Lugnut being freed and befriended by Ramjet - the Liar Starscream clone.
In the meantime, the leader of the rebellion, , is sent to the present. Instead, having gathered the energy they need, the Decepticons prepare to return to Cybertron, and the Autobots have one chance to stop them. They take out Meltdown by wrapping him in a non-corrosive containment suit and, after the Dinobots take out Meltdown's mutants, return to the city, leaving the Dinobots on their island. Season 1 has consistently avoided reorganization as production order is actually the correct story order , but Season 3 is a victim of continuous restructuring that sees its episodes presented in a wildly different order with each release. However, their problems are just going to get bigger when spores from alien plants on begin to rapidly grow. Then they like, killed him in the movie.