Robot Wars (1998–2004)

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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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Jonathan Pearce ...
 Himself - Commentator (9 episodes, 1998-2003)
Philippa Forrester ...
 Herself - Presenter / ... (9 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Voice of the Robots (9 episodes, 1998-2003)
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 Himself - Presenter (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Himself - Host / ... (4 episodes, 1998-2003)
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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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Although it is no longer televised, it is a live show you can go and watch and features many robots from the series such as Thor and Iron Awe. See more »

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Fantastic entertainment!
5 January 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

At the moment in Australia we are in the non-ratings period so all kinds of unfamiliar shows are showing up at odd times. Most are dreck, 'Robot Wars' isn't. It's actually one of the most entertaining TV shows I've seen in quite a while. The basic idea is that contestants build their own "robots" (remote controlled fighting machine on wheels) which then battle each other in a ring. The ring contains obstacles, "house robots" which can attack at certain times, and a pit in which you must attempt to push your opponent's robot. Simple concept, but highly addictive viewing! Maybe I'll get sick of it after a few more weeks, but right now I'm hooked. Great fun!


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