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)
Jim Byrnes ...
 Thrust (20 episodes, 1999-2000)
Paul Dobson ...
 Tankor / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
Brian Drummond ...
 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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18 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Beast Machines: Battle for the Sparks  »

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Trivia

During the conceptual phase, Mainframe executive Dan Didio kept assuring writer Marv Wolfman that the cartoon's predecessor, Beast Wars: Transformers (1996) had very little to do with the original The Transformers (1984), with regards to continuity. This was completely untrue, and Didio's incorrect information can be seen as one of the main reasons why Beast Machines had a somewhat loose continuity with its forerunners in the early episodes. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Tankorr: Behold... The Oracle. The old Autobot history data-tracks refer to a powerful spheroid computer called Vector Sigma.
Diagnostic Drone: And you believe the Oracle to be this Vector Sigma?
Tankorr: The data-tracks also mention a key to Vector Sigma which can turn organics into technomatter. Optimus and Megatron have no idea of its power.
Diagnostic Drone: Sadly, neither do you.
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Follows Transformers: Five Faces of Darkness (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Phat Planet
Written by Barnes and Daley
Performed by Leftfield
Courtesy of Chrysalis Music/Hard (UK) Hands Publishing
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More Than Meets the Eye

While the show is a suitable follow-up to the Beast Wars series, it is not without some problems. However, if you are a fan of Beast Wars, you may like Beast Machines equally so. The thing to keep in mind is that the characters from Beast Wars that were carried over are in a new environment and facing new challenges. Along with some nice G1 references, Beast Machines is a fine program and does not deserve the amount of flack it receives. At least, in my opinion.


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