The Transformers' war continues in an older time, through a new generation. On pliocenic Earth, the heroic Maximals and the evil Predacons battle for survival against each other and against a violent planet.
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Scott McNeil ...
 Rattrap / ... (52 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Optimus Primal / ... (51 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Cheetor / ... (50 episodes, 1996-1999)
Richard Newman ...
 Rhinox / ... (50 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Megatron (49 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Blackarachnia (40 episodes, 1996-1999)
Alec Willows ...
 Tarantulas (36 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Inferno (27 episodes, 1997-1999)
Don Brown ...
 Scorponok (25 episodes, 1996-1997)
Doug Parker ...
 Terrorsaur / ... (25 episodes, 1996-1997)
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Two spaceships, one manned by benevolent Maximals, the other by evil Predacons, crash-land on a pre-humanoid planet while en route to Earth. Their crews assume indigenous animal forms to protect themselves from an overabundance of natural energy, transforming into robots to do battle. Thus, the Beast Wars have begun... Written by Aaron Teitlebaum <arteitle@engin.umich.edu>

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Trivia

Cheetor is the only Maximal that Megatron never refers to by name. See more »

Goofs

There is a rigging error on Megatron's season 1 animation model. Every time he bends his legs, his knees distort. See more »

Quotes

Rattrap: You'd never catch me letting a Predacon inside my circuitry.
Cheetor: Shut up, Rattrap.
Silverbolt: Listen to him, rat, if you value your spark.
Rattrap: Is that a threat?
Cheetor: Count on it.
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Beast Wars Theme
Performed by Leslie West and Joe Lynn Turner
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A Really Good Show
23 August 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

"Beast Wars: Transformers" was a really good show. I watched it on WB for a little while a few years ago on weekday mornings and Sundays. My favorite character was Rattrap, he was really cute and I loved his voice. I also liked Cheetor. He was also cute and pretty cool.

My favorite episodes were: "Spider's Game","Chain of Command", "A Better Mousetrap", "Coming of the Fuzors (1)", and "Coming of the Fuzors (2)". These episodes are classics.

Overall I really enjoyed "Beast Wars: Transformers" for the little while I watched it. It was followed by a great sequel "Beast Machines" which I also watched. I suggest anyone who likes action to watch this show and I give it 9/10 stars.


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