Optimus Primal is abducted by an otherwordly probe, leaving the Maximals leaderless. Amidst their bickering and squabbling, the Predacons prepare to launch an attack.




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Episode cast overview:
... Scorponok (voice)
... Optimus Primal (voice) (as Gary Chalk)
... Cheetor (voice)
... Megatron (voice)
... Rattrap / Dinobot (voice)
... Rhinox (voice)
Doug Parker ... Terrorsaur (voice)
... Tarantulas (voice)


A battle between the Maximals and Predacons at the Standing Stones sends a beacon to outer space. The beacon calls an alien craft, which seemingly destroys Optimus Primal. Now the Maximals, torn over who should become the new leader, must stop the Predacons from taking the alien artifact while also trying to restore Optimus. Written by Anonymous

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24 September 1996 (USA)  »

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The debut episode of Rhinox's famed "Chaingun of Doom", also perhaps the episode that started Waspinatorn's infamous habit of getting destroyed at every chance. See more »


When the Maximals and Predacons fight at the Maximal base, Dinobot executes a flying kick, right into Megatron's head. This is to be taken literally, since his animation does pass through the head of Megatron. See more »


Megatron: The day, and the probe, is yours, Optimus. Yeesss. Just beware - not all aliens are beneficent, after all...
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