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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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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Addictive
9 May 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

People who watch this show to see robots ripped to smitherines are those who watch wrestling to see broken bones, 'cops' for nudity or racing for crashes. It's more than that.

Robot wars is the today equivalent of gladiatorial combat. You get attached to robots and roboteers (like poor David Gribble), cheer when they win, and feel angry when they lose. Although it is designed so kids can enjoy it, it's good clean fun for older audiences.

GO RAZER!!!!!!


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