Knockout competition between deadly robots designed and controlled by contestants. There's chainsaws, spikes, and lots of flying metal.
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Anthony Hillier ...
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Trevor Wright ...
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Philippa Forrester ...
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 Voice of the Robots (9 episodes, 1998-2003)
John Findlay ...
 Himself - Team Ripper / ... (8 episodes, 2000-2004)
Jayne Middlemiss ...
 Herself - Pit Reporter (7 episodes, 2003-2004)
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Knockout competition between deadly robots designed and controlled by contestants. There's chainsaws, spikes, and lots of flying metal.

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The voiceover at the start of each show and the top and tail of each round ("Roboteers, stand by!" and "3, 2, 1, ACTIVATE!" for example) are all provided by director Stuart McDonald. See more »

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Referenced in Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003) See more »

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Great show about Robots
27 May 1999 | by (Zaandam, Holland) – See all my reviews

It's a great show, robots fighting each other. Then there are the house robots... very strong robots. All robots have to move through a course and fight each other, at the end of the show there's a finale. The best robot's are fighting each other and the house robots are also there.


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