After the Autobots were found guilty - based on false evidence made by the Decepticons - and banished from Earth, they discover too late the sabotage Megatron made to Teletraan 1, sending their spaceship to the sun. Megatron watches with delight how the Autobots' spaceship collides with the sun and destroyed. With no need to continue his pretense, Megatron reveals his true face in public. The Decepticons seize control of the city and mercilessly enslave the residents. The situation seems hopeless, but just as Megatron boasts his victory - he is shocked to hear the sound of many vehicles approaching, and very familiar thundering voice calling his name... Written by
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When Spike is watching the incriminating tape - there are apartment buildings in the background of the film. However, as seen on later scene and on the previous episode - neither of the three fake films, which "prove" that the Autobots are villains, was taped with apartment buildings in the background. See more
[summarizing Part 1 of the episode
With the help of the wealthy Shawn Berger, Megatron tries to prove the Autobots are evil. But Spike discovers the tape is a Decepticon trick. However, before he can reveal the truth - the Autobots are found guilty and banished from Earth. Megatron reprograms Teletran 1, sending the Autobots on a one-way journey into the sun.