Megatron, Starscream, and Soundwave discover a crevice full of korlonium crystals, a powerful energy source that destroys electronic circuitry (read: Transformers) on contact. Megatron hatches a plan; use data captured by Laserbeak to create an exact replica of Autobot leader Optimus Prime (controlled remotely by Megatron himself) that will trick the Autobots into entering the crevice. It works better since Optimus Prime himself is incapacitated by the time the clone enters. At the Ark, Spike and the other Autobots notice that Optimus Prime is acting strange. For one, he doesn't remember that he just gave Teletraan I a checkup that morning, and calls Ironhide "Bumblebee". Then the real Prime shows up. (Hilarity ensues.) The Autobots try a number of methods to figure out which one is real, such as a race or target practice, but they are both successful. Teletraan I reports trouble near the crevice, and Ironhide takes command until they find out which Prime is real. The Autobots fight ... Written by
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Featuring the first appearances of Powerglide and Warpath. However, no explanation of their origins is made. See more
Right after the fake Optimus Prime destroys the fake Starscream, another Starscream can be seen among the Decepticons. This can't be the original Starscream, as he was on their base at this point. See more
You won't be able to catch me, Prime, but here's something to catch if you can!
[Megatron throws Spike overboard
He... he's dropped Splick!