The Transformers (1984–1987)

Quest for Survival 

To combat the growing number of Insecticons on Earth, Cosmos is sent off-world to retrieve a robotic insecticide. When he returns, he carried with him a robotic plant that grows out of control.


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Episode credited cast:
... Ramjet / Smokescreen (voice)
... Bombshell / Prowl (voice)
... Spike Witwicky (voice)
Michael Chain ... Hoist / Skids (voice)
Christopher Collins ... Starscream (voice) (as Chris Latta)
... Optimus Prime / Ironhide (voice)
... Dirge (voice)
... Inferno (voice)
... Perceptor (voice)
Ed Gilbert ... Thrust / Blitzwing (voice)
... Bumblebee (voice)
Buster Jones ... Blaster (voice)
... Cosmos / Tracks (voice)
... Ratchet (voice)
... Beachcomber / Warpath (voice)


Due to the growing number of Insecticons on Earth, Cosmos is sent off planet in retrieve a robotic insecticide. When Cosmos returns, he is covered with spores from a robotic plant that begin to grow out of control. Using Blasters music to repel the plants, the Autobots recover Cosmos. Megatron and the Decepticons attack, but are quickly repelled. Later, when the Insecticons attack the robot plants destroy them. Optimus Prime uses Omega Supreme to send the plants off world. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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5 November 1985 (USA)  »

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When Megatron hears about the insecticide, he says that maybe he will use it someday, and order the Decepticons to obtain it before the Autobots. However, while the Autobots are caught between two fires and the insecticide is in the open, Megatron makes no attempt to snatch it but destroys it instead. See more »

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