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TME #82: Beast Machines Episode 26 - "Endgame Part III: Seeds of the Future"

Optimal Megatron challenges Garry Primal to a No Disqualifications match AND BAH GAWD THEY'VE TAKEN IT BACKSTAGE! Episode Rating: TOO MUCH ENERGON! (unanimous)

TME #81: Beast Machines Episode 25 - "Endgame Part II: When Legends Fall"

In early 24th-century Cybertron, Optimus Primal (Garry Chalk) lives in the wilderness with his sons, Cheetor (Ian James Corlett), Rattrap (Scott McNeil) and Silverbolt (also Scott McNeil). Eventually, the unconventional but close-knit family encounters tragedy when Silverbolt is killed in Great War I. Cheetor and Rattrap survive their tours of duty, but, soon after they return home, both Maximals fall for Silverbolt's gorgeous fiancée, Blackarachnia (Venus Terzo), and their intense rivalry begins to destroy the family. Episode Rating: [a very low] TOO MUCH ENERGON! (Siege), Sufficient Energon (Kal).

TME #80: Beast Machines Episode 24 - "Endgame Part I: The Downward Spiral"

Megadrone's Vehicons assault the Maximal-occupied Megahead and the Maximals try to pull the Stargate Atlantis maneuver; leave the shield up as long as possible and hope for the best. Episode Rating: "Not Enough Energon" (unanimous)

TME #79: Beast Machines Episode 23 - "Spark of Darkness"

A "mysterious" Spark is possessing corpses of Transformers and attacking the Maximals and no one has any idea who it could possibly be! Episode Rating: "Sufficient Energon" (Kal), "Not Enough Energon" (Siege)

TME #78: Beast Machines Episode 22 - "Sparkwar Part III: The Siege"

The Maxipals storm Megahead and Noble proves that he's a good boy. Episode Rating: "Sufficient Energon" (unanimous)

TME #77: Beast Machines Episode 21 - "Sparkwar Part II: The Search"

Megahead moves the Sparks which gets Garry Primal's Oracle all fired up, so the Maximals go on a Sparkquest to find them. Oh and Silverbolt is a dick to Cheetor. Episode Rating: "Not Enough Energon" (unanimous)

TME #76: Beast Machines Episode 20 - "Sparkwar Part I: The Strike"

We're joined by LadyGlitch from the ALPHANUMERIC! podcast to talk about the seventh episode of season two of Beast Machines, where sexy plantbot lady would rather do science than fight, and meanwhile Megahead creates two new Vehicon Generals who are even more rotundo than Tankor. Or are they? Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!" (Siege), "Sufficient Energon" (Kal and LadyGlitch).

TME #75: Beast Machines Episode 19 - "Home Soil"

A Stasis Po--erm, spaceship crashes on Planet Megatron and it's a race to see who can get to the Transformer within first. Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!" (unanimous)

TME #74: Beast Machines Episode 18 - "A Wolf in the Fold"

The Hate Plague™ from GeeWun makes a random return as Megahead tries to use it to convince Garry that the Maximals ain't shit and that Garry should join Megahead's cause... because reasons? Episode Rating: "Not Enough Energon" (unanimous) Siege also talks about a bunch of new Transformers stuff he's acquired, and we read a pretty great email from a listener.

TME #73: Beast Machines Episode 17 - "In Darkest Knight"

Silverbolt's back, and he BELIEVED IN THINGS. Episode Rating: (a very low) "Sufficient Energon" (Siege), "Not Enough Energon" (Kal).

TME #72: Beast Machines Episode 16 - "Prometheus Unbound"

Noble barks at the moon as the Maximals figure out just exactly what happened to Megatron. Episode Rating: "Sufficient Energon" (Kal), "TOO MUCH ENERGON!" (Siege).

TME #71: Beast Machines Episode 15 - "Savage Noble"

Megahead ain't shit apparently, and the Maximals find a chonk dragon and a wolf man. Episode Rating: "Sufficient Energon"

TME #70: Beast Machines Episode 14 - "Fallout"

"What starts in simplicity" *takes hoot* "must grow in simplicity" *blows cloud* "never forget that, dude" Episode Rating: "Sufficient Energon"

TME #69: Interview with Bob Buckley

Siege and Kal are joined by LadyGlitch from the ALPHANUMERIC! podcast for a special interview with award winning composer Bob Buckley, known for creating the music behind Beast Wars, Beast Machines, ReBoot, and more.

TME #68: Holiday Special Part 2 - Transformers Animated "Human Error" Parts 1 & 2

Happy Holidays! Siege and Kal talk about Christmas in the Transformers franchise and review a two-part Christmas themed episode of Transformers Animated. Finally Siege closes out the episode with a special message.

TME #67: Holiday Special Part 1 - Beast Wars Mutating Card Game

Happy Holidays! Siege and Kal play a game of Parker Bros. 1997 Beast Wars Mutating Card Game. Game Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

TME #66: Interview with Ian Weir

We sit down with award-winning author, screenwriter, and playwright Ian Weir, writer of celebrated Beast Wars episodes "Possession," "Dark Designs," "Cutting Edge," and of course "Code of Hero." This interview originally appeared as part of our Beast Wars 25th Anniversary Special episode.

TME #65: Beast Machines Season One Recap

Both Siege and Kal feel like Chicken Tonight as they give their final overall thoughts of the first season of Beast Machines.

TME #64: Beast Machines Episode 13 - "End of the Line"

Garry Primal and Megatron go all Cuban Missile Crisis. Episode rating: TOO MUCH ENERGON!

TME #63: Beast Machines Episode 12 - "The Catalyst"

Blackarachnia uses plant jizz to awaken the spark within Thrust, and Rattrap saves the day with his giant beanstalk. Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

TME #62: Beast Machines Episode 11 - "The Key"

Rhinox steels some car keys and everyone gets metal. Episode Rating: "Not Enough Energon."

TME #61: Beast Machines Episode 10 - "Survivor"

343 Guilty Spark decides to kidnap Nightscream. For science.

TME #60: Beast Machines Episode 09 - "Revelations, Part III: Apocalypse!"

Nightscream shoves Blackarachnia's spark back into her body, while the rest of the gang discovers that Rhinox has decided to break bad. Episode Rating: "Sufficient Energon"

TME #59: Beast Machines Episode 08 - "Revelations, Part II: Descent"

Cheetor decides that the team needs to save the Maximal sparks within the Vehicon Generals, so Blackarchnia tries to jumpstart Thurst's Silverbolt within, and Rattrap FlashHacks Tankor only to make a startling discovery. Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

TME #58: Beast Machines Episode 07 - "Revelations, Part I: Discovery"

Garry Primal resumes command of the Maixmals and inadvertently leads them to the Killing Fields of Planet Megatron, where Blackarachnia figures some shit out about Thrust.

TME #57: Beast Wars 25th Anniversary Special

September 16, 2021 marks 25 years to the day since "Beast Wars Part 1" originally aired. To mark the occasion, we're joined by guest hosts Kelly from DorkTales and Duncan Grant to discuss our memories of the show, play a game of "Marry, Fuck, Kill" with the Beastformers, and countdown our picks for the top ten best episodes of Beast Wars. We also feature guest appearances by previous guest hosts Dan from WTFamicom, TIM!, and Candice from Stasis Lock. For the main event, Christopher and NeoKal have a lengthy interview with award-winning author, playright, and screenwriter Ian Weir; writer of seminal Beast Wars episodes "Code of Hero," "Possession," "Dark Designs," and "Cutting Edge."

TME #56: Beast Machines Episode 06 - "The Weak Component"

Rattrap finally transforms, but the other Maximals are assholes to him so he makes a deal with the devil to try to git gud. Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

TME #55: Beast Machines Episode 05 - “Forbidden Fruit”

Sting descends from the rafters with his trademark baseball bat, and the Maximals become fruit junkies. Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

TME #54: Beast Machines Episode 04 - "Mercenary Pursuits"

Megatron gives his Insane Clown Posse of Vehicon Generals™ an ultimatum; bring him The Maximals and be rewarded (death), or suffer the consequences (also death). Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

TME #53: Beast Machines Episode 03 - "Fires of the Past"

Blackarachnia has a series of vision quests that serve as plot devices, meanwhile Megatron unleashes his latest Insane Clown Posse in the form of the Vehicon Generals™. Episode Rating: "TOO MUCH ENERGON!"

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