Knockout competition between deadly robots designed and controlled by contestants. There's chainsaws, spikes, and lots of flying metal.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2004   2003   2002   2001   2000   1999   … See all »
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Junkyard Wars (TV Series 1998)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A show in which, each week, two rival teams are given the task of building some kind of machine, in one day, using only the items found in an unusually well-stocked scrapyard. Machines ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Llewellyn, Cathy Rogers, Lisa Rogers
BattleBots (2000–2002)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Remote controlled robots fight to the death in a lexan-enclosed arena. Teams of robot builders come from all over the world with their creations to compete in head-to-head combat in four ... See full summary »

Stars: Bil Dwyer, Sean Salisbury, Bill Nye
BattleBots (TV Series 2015)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

BattleBots is a robot combat competition that takes place in an elimination style tournament. Designers build, operate and battle their destructive robots until a champion is crowned.

Stars: Bobak Ferdowsi, Alison Haislip, Faruq Tauheed
Robot Wars (1993)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Band
Stars: Don Michael Paul, Barbara Crampton, James Staley
Total Wipeout (2009–2012)
Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Member of the public go head to head in a series if obstacle courses to win 10,000

Stars: Richard Hammond, Amanda Byram, Joanna Chappell
Brainiac: Science Abuse (2003–2008)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The world of science.

Stars: Jon Tickle, Joe Rowntree, Tom Pringle
Toy Stories (TV Series 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

James May travels all over Britain to show the origins of some toys, and creates amazing things with them.

Stars: James May, Sim Oakley, Oz Clarke
A Question of Sport (TV Series 1970)
Game-Show | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Sporting celebrities are quizzed on their own and others' sports.

Stars: Sue Barker, Matt Dawson, Ally McCoist
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The original British version of the quiz show that's become a worldwide hit. Host Chris Tarrant asks hopeful contestants a series of questions, each more difficult than the last. As the ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Tarrant, Eamonn Holmes, Stephen Fry
Pointless (TV Series 2009)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A game show where contestants aim to score the fewest points possible by guessing the least popular answers given by people in polls on various subjects.

Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Richard Osman, Lisa Jay Jenkins
Match of the Day (TV Series 1964)
News | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Highlights, interviews and analysis from expert pundits of Saturday's English Premier League football matches.

Stars: Gary Lineker, John Motson, Guy Mowbray
Red Dwarf (TV Series 1988)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Jonathan Pearce ...
 Himself - Commentator / ... (16 episodes, 1998-2004)
...
 Himself - Host / ... (16 episodes, 1998-2004)
Anthony Hillier ...
 Himself - Team Mouse / ... (13 episodes, 1998-2004)
Matthew Wright ...
 Himself - Team Mouse / ... (13 episodes, 1998-2004)
Trevor Wright ...
 Himself - Team Mouse / ... (13 episodes, 1998-2004)
Philippa Forrester ...
 Herself - Presenter / ... (10 episodes, 1998-2003)
...
 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)
Edit

Storyline

Knockout competition between deadly robots designed and controlled by contestants. There's chainsaws, spikes, and lots of flying metal.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

robot | non fiction | See All (2) »

Genres:

Action | Game-Show

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 January 1998 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Connections

Featured in The Sopranos: Mergers and Acquisitions (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

supremely enjoyable!
30 August 2000 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

A truly excellent and enjoyable piece of entertainment!

A battle of skill, design, tactic, intelligence and raw robot power. Very fast-paced and dynamic, with no useless and vulgar theatrics typical of american "wrestling" shows.


11 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Favourite Robot? The_Sandheaver
Blendo knsevy
series 1-7 dvd Praseodymium59
Fave House Robot? condor009
Pussycat Isioviel
Spawn Again cmjhesq
Discuss Robot Wars (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?