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 ...
Narrator
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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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Chris Latta ...
Defensor (voice)
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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At around 11 and a half minutes into the episode the Autobots are lining up outside the Morgan's lab to raid it and Goldbug is standing in front of Superion who is beside Defensor. Bumblebee did not become Goldbug until early in Part 2. See more »

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Quintesson: I've done it! Optimus Prime lives!
Sky Lynx: It's true. Our leader is back.
Optimus Prime: Yes, Sky Lynx, and this time no force in the universe can stop me!
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