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Beast Wars: Transformers 

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The Transformers' war continues in an older time, through a new generation. On pliocenic Earth, the heroic Maximals and the evil Predacons battle for survival against each other and against a violent planet.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Scott McNeil ...  Rattrap / ... 52 episodes, 1996-1999
Garry Chalk ...  Optimus Primal / ... 51 episodes, 1996-1999
Ian James Corlett ...  Cheetor / ... 50 episodes, 1996-1999
Richard Newman ...  Rhinox / ... 50 episodes, 1996-1999
David Kaye ...  Megatron 49 episodes, 1996-1999
Venus Terzo ...  Blackarachnia 40 episodes, 1996-1999
Alec Willows ...  Tarantulas 36 episodes, 1996-1999
Jim Byrnes ...  Inferno 27 episodes, 1997-1999
Don Brown ...  Scorponok 25 episodes, 1996-1997
Doug Parker Doug Parker ...  Terrorsaur / ... 25 episodes, 1996-1997
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Storyline

Two spaceships, one manned by benevolent Maximals, the other by evil Predacons, crash-land on a pre-humanoid planet while en route to Earth. Their crews assume indigenous animal forms to protect themselves from an overabundance of natural energy, transforming into robots to do battle. Thus, the Beast Wars have begun... Written by Aaron Teitlebaum <arteitle@engin.umich.edu>

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The Transformers story continues in the acclaimed sequel!


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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Transformers: Beast Wars See more »

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Runtime:

(52 episodes)

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Dolby (1997-)| Matrix Surround (1996-1997)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Predacon ship is never named in the show. However, after many viewers have misinterpreted a comical line by Terrorsaur ("Welcome to the dark side."), Hasbro decided to officially christen the ship "Darksyde". See more »

Goofs

Kup, who is on Cybertron while the events of this series are occurring, is visible over Optimus Prime's right shoulder when the Preds break into the Ark's control room. See more »

Quotes

Megatron: Soon, very soon, I expect a visit from Cybertron.
Rampage: I eagerly anticipate your imminent demise, then.
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Alternate Versions

A scene for "Nemesis, Part 2" that showed Optimus Primal returning the original Megatron's spark to his body was completed but deleted from the final episode. See more »

Connections

Follows The Transformers (1984) See more »

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Beast Wars Theme
Performed by Leslie West and Joe Lynn Turner
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A Really Good Show
23 August 2004 | by Ginger87See all my reviews

"Beast Wars: Transformers" was a really good show. I watched it on WB for a little while a few years ago on weekday mornings and Sundays. My favorite character was Rattrap, he was really cute and I loved his voice. I also liked Cheetor. He was also cute and pretty cool.

My favorite episodes were: "Spider's Game","Chain of Command", "A Better Mousetrap", "Coming of the Fuzors (1)", and "Coming of the Fuzors (2)". These episodes are classics.

Overall I really enjoyed "Beast Wars: Transformers" for the little while I watched it. It was followed by a great sequel "Beast Machines" which I also watched. I suggest anyone who likes action to watch this show and I give it 9/10 stars.


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