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)
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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Beast Machines: Battle for the Sparks  »

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Trivia

The writers were told by the producers not to watch or read any other Transformers-related media, so that they can build up the show from scratch. However they eventually disobeyed them, and started adding concepts seen in previous cartoons, tying the show strongly into the Transformers mythos. See more »

Goofs

An important plot point in the series is scanning the DNA of animal fossils. Fossils don't have DNA. See more »

Quotes

Black Arachnia: 'Step into my parlor', said the spider to the fly-boy.
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Connections

Followed by Transformers: Energon (2004) 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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"What The"
26 August 2000 | by (cybertron) – See all my reviews

This is what happens when writers stop caring they mess up a good thing.BEAST WARS ruled when the predicons and the maximals transformed they actully transformed now they morph.The story lines lack originality and soul.When continuing a saga you have to be true to you and to your viewers sometimes it pays to listen to yourself not some corporate yes man.Beast Machines is a musn't see.


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