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

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

Cheetor: Rattrap. Where's Blackarachnia?
Rattrap: They probably want to be alone. I mean she probably wants to be alone. Oops! OK, you got me. She went to recover Silverbolt's spark.
Cheetor: From where?
Rattrap: Would you believe, from inside Thrust?
Nightscream: Ugh! I am NOT chasing down her spark again.
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Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers #4-5 (2010) 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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awesome
19 September 1999 | by (florida,usa) – See all my reviews

i just saw the first episode and let me say i was very impressed with it.it was very interesting the way the characters now have to learn HOW to transform as compared to when they could just easily transform at will.this series could be a ratings blockbuster for sat. mornings


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