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Beast Machines: Transformers 

The Maximals awaken on their home planet of Cybertron and are chased by mindless Vehicons created by Megatron. The Maximals must free the planet from Megatron and restore it to its real way of living.
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Series cast summary:
Garry Chalk ...  Optimus Primal / ... 26 episodes, 1999-2000
Ian James Corlett ...  Cheetor 26 episodes, 1999-2000
Scott McNeil ...  Rattrap / ... 26 episodes, 1999-2000
Venus Terzo ...  Blackarachnia 26 episodes, 1999-2000
Alessandro Juliani ...  Nightscream 22 episodes, 1999-2000
David Kaye ...  Megatron / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Jim Byrnes ...  Thrust 20 episodes, 1999-2000
Paul Dobson ...  Tankor / ... 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Brian Drummond ...  Jetstorm 12 episodes, 1999-2000
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The Maximals awaken on their home planet of Cybertron with no memory of how they got there and instead of being greeted by there own kind they are chased by mindless Veicons created by Megatron(II). The Maximals must free Cybertron from Megatron and restore it back to its organic life. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beast Machines: Battle for the Sparks See more »

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(26 episodes)
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Trivia

Jetstorm's name during production was Skybolt, but Hasbro had to change it due to trademark reasons. This name would also have given away his true identity too soon, but this was not the cause behind the change. See more »

Goofs

After he reformats Nightscream, Optimus remains weakened for several episodes. This doesn't happen when he later reformats Botanica. See more »

Quotes

Black Arachnia: I'm sorry. I never should have let him take you.
Optimus Primal: We'll discuss it later. Blackarachnia! Silverbolt! Retreat.
Black Arachnia: The nightmare is finally over.
Cheetor: Guys, aren't we shy a couple of units?
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Connections

Follows Beast Wars: Transformers (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Phat Planet
Written by Barnes and Daley
Performed by Leftfield
Courtesy of Chrysalis Music/Hard (UK) Hands Publishing
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User Reviews

simply put: good show
2 October 1999 | by M_JasonSee all my reviews

I remember seeing pictures, and thinking, "eww." Quite literally, "eww." But watching everything in action was a sight. I loved the show's animation style. It somehow reminds me of traditional cel-style, and after watching two episodes (sadly I missed the first) and reading the official site FAQ concerning the transformations and the concepts for the show, I think it will make a fine addition to the Transformers series.


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