Beast Machines: Transformers (1999–2001)

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The Maximals awaken on their home planet of Cybertron and are chased by mindless Vehicons created by Megatron. The Maximals must free the planet from Megatron and restore it to its real way of living.

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 Optimus Primal / ... (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Cheetor (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
Scott McNeil ...
 Rattrap / ... (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
Venus Terzo ...
 Blackarachnia (26 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Nightscream (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Megatron / ... (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Thrust (20 episodes, 1999-2000)
Paul Dobson ...
 Tankor / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Jetstorm (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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The Maximals awaken on their home planet of Cybertron with no memory of how they got there and instead of being greeted by there own kind they are chased by mindless Veicons created by Megatron(II). The Maximals must free Cybertron from Megatron and restore it back to its organic life. Written by Anonymous

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Story-editor Robert N. Skir famously received death-threats from angry fans for his writing on the show (even including decisions that he had no say in), which lead to him canceling his planned appearance at a fan convention. His co-writer Marty Isenberg likewise decided not to attend. In a 2013 fan interview, Skir jokingly went as far as to compare Transformers fans unfavorably to Islamic extremists. See more »

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In numerous episodes, lights, laser bolts, explosions, smoke and fire behave like solid objects. In some cases, light rays even cast a shadow which would of course be impossible. See more »

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Rattrap: Your wish is my command-dot-com.
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Follows Transformers: Victory (1989) See more »

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Phat Planet
Written by Barnes and Daley
Performed by Leftfield
Courtesy of Chrysalis Music/Hard (UK) Hands Publishing
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The reason why i woke up early on a Saturday morning........
12 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

when i was a kid. I for one, believe that the story and characters displayed here are incredible. Even as a kid i knew that this series was something more than just a mindless battle of good vs. evil. There is more then that, plenty more. It may have taken a brand new direction and introduced an entire new world and perspective of the characters, but the writers did a good job of making it work. On top of that, it is of the very few series that is completely done in C.G. The transformers look incredible as well as their surroundings.

The only downside to this series is well, Rattrap. I don't know, but in my opinion that bot is annoying. He of course if the comic relief of the show, but sometimes i just don't want to hear predictable corny jokes every 3o seconds. Other then that, the show will have you sitting down on a your couch during a lazy weekend and you WILL be entertained.


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