The Transformers: Season 3, Episode 29

The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 1 (2 Mar. 1987)
"Transformers" The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 1 (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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(voice) (as Charlie Adler) (credit only)
Jack Angel ...
Ultra Magnus (voice)
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Roger Behr ...
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First Aid (voice)
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Susan Blu ...
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Victor Caroli ...
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Michael Chain ...
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Philip L. Clarke ...
(voice) (as Phillip Clarke) (credit only)
Regis Cordic ...
(voice) (as Rege Cordic) (credit only)
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Optimus Prime (voice)
Bud Davis ...
Metroplex (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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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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