The Transformers (1984–1987)
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The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 1 

A group of scientists find the body of Optimus Prime, and some spores that bring out aggressive tendencies with whomever makes contact with it. The scientists have a grudge against the ... See full summary »

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Ultra Magnus (voice)
Jered Barclay ...
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First Aid (voice)
Victor Caroli ...
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Christopher Collins ...
Defensor (voice) (as Chris Latta)
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Optimus Prime (voice)
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Afterburner (voice)
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Metroplex (voice)
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Hun-Grrr #2 (voice)
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Rodimus Prime (voice)
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Hot Spot (voice)
Jim Gosa ...
Abominus (voice)
Stephen Keener ...
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Tony Pope ...
Wreck-Gar / Quintesson (voice)
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A group of scientists find the body of Optimus Prime, and some spores that bring out aggressive tendencies with whomever makes contact with it. The scientists have a grudge against the Autobots, and use Optimus's body to lure them into a trap. As the spores spread through the Autobots and Decepticons, Rodimus orders Sky Lynx to find a Quintesson in a desperate attempt to bring Optimus Prime back to life. Written by Jesse Sanchez

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2 March 1987 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First appearance of the Throttlebots See more »

Goofs

The rat the hate plague virus is tested on is already colored red before the virus takes effect. See more »

Quotes

Rodimus Prime: [Rodimus is assembling an assault force] Protectobots. Hot Spot, First Aid, Streetwise, Groove, and Blades, transform into Defensor.
[Protectobots transform into Defensor]
Rodimus Prime: Aerialbots. Silverbolt, Air Raid, Skydive, Fireflight, and Slingshot, transform into Superion.
[Aerialbots transform into Superion]
Rodimus Prime: Throttlebots, transform!
[Throttlebots transform]
Rodimus Prime: And finally, last but not least: Blurr, Bumblebee, Steeljaw, and Wheelie, transform.
[They transform]
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