Title: The Transformers
Series: 4
Episodes: 98
First Transmission: 1984

Two opposing factions of alien robots ( that can transform into many types of object ) are sworn enemies and are engaged in a battle that could destroy the Earth.

Best Episode

War Dawn (1985) – Some Aerialbots start to have doubts about the cause. Then they get drawn into a time warp, appearing on Cybertron before the current war began. They discover much about Megatron.

2nd Best Episode

Heavy Metal War (1984) – Megatron challenges Optimus to a battle. The loser and his team are to be exiled from the Earth forever.

3rd Best Episode

The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 2 (1987) – The spores have spread across the Galaxy. Optimus hopes to find a cure inside Rodimus Prime, but he has been infected. Can Optimus find a way!

4th Best Episode

Dark Awakening (1986) – Optimus Prime is no longer in his tomb but is alive!

5th Best Episode

Starscream’s Brigade (1986) – Starscream frees five Cybertronian criminals from prison and turns them into his own troops called the Combaticons. Then he challenges Megatron for control of the Decepticons.

Worst Episode

Carnage in C-Minor (1986) – The Decepticons discover a world where the people speak in music. Galvatron wants to use some of them so that their harmonies can used to destroy Autobots.

 

Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-02-20

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 2.9 rating points.

The top-rated episode, War Dawn (1985), differs from the second-rated episode, Heavy Metal War (1984), by 6 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, Carnage in C-Minor (1986), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, B.O.T. (1986), by 10 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is Fire on the Mountain (1984).

 

Episode Rating Graph for The Transformers (1984)

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 More Than Meets the Eye: Part 1 (1984)
#2 More Than Meets the Eye: Part 2 (1984)
#3 More Than Meets the Eye: Part 3 (1984)
#4 Transport to Oblivion (1984)
#5 Roll for It (1984)
#6 Divide and Conquer (1984)
#7 S.O.S. Dinobots (1984)
#8 The Ultimate Doom: Brainwash (1) (1984)
#9 The Ultimate Doom: Search (2) (1984)
#10 The Ultimate Doom: Revival (3) (1984)
#11 War of the Dinobots (1984)
#12 Countdown to Extinction (1984)
#13 Fire in the Sky (1984)
#14 Heavy Metal War (1984)
#15 Fire on the Mountain (1984)
#16 A Plague of Insecticons (1984)
#17 Autobot Spike (1985)
#18 The Immobilizer (1985)
#19 Dinobot Island: Part 1 (1985)
#20 Dinobot Island: Part 2 (1985)
#21 Traitor (1985)
#22 Enter the Nightbird (1985)
#23 Changing Gears (1985)
#24 A Prime Problem (1985)
#25 Atlantis, Arise! (1985)
#26 Attack of the Autobots (1985)
#27 Microbots (1985)
#28 The Master Builders (1985)
#29 The Insecticon Syndrome (1985)
#30 Day of the Machines (1985)
#31 Megatron’s Master Plan: Part 1 (1985)
#32 Megatron’s Master Plan: Part 2 (1985)
#33 Auto Berserk (1985)
#34 City of Steel (1985)
#35 Desertion of the Dinobots: Part 1 (1985)
#36 Desertion of the Dinobots: Part 2 (1985)
#37 Blaster Blues (1985)
#38 A Decepticon Raider in King Arthur’s Court (1985)
#39 The God Gambit (1985)
#40 The Core (1985)
#41 Make Tracks (1985)
#42 The Autobot Run (1985)
#43 The Golden Lagoon (1985)
#44 Quest for Survival (1985)
#45 The Secret of Omega Supreme (1985)
#46 Child’s Play (1985)
#47 The Gambler (1985)
#48 The Search for Alpha Trion (1985)
#49 Auto-Bop (1985)
#50 Prime Target (1985)
#51 The Girl Who Loved Powerglide (1985)
#52 Triple Takeover (1985)
#53 Sea Change (1985)
#54 Hoist Goes Hollywood (1985)
#55 The Key to Vector Sigma: Part 1 (1985)
#56 The Key to Vector Sigma: Part 2 (1985)
#57 Aerial Assault (1985)
#58 Masquerade (1985)
#59 Trans-Europe Express (1985)
#60 War Dawn (1985)
#61 Cosmic Rust (1985)
#62 Kremzeek! (1985)
#63 Starscream’s Brigade (1986)
#64 The Revenge of Bruticus (1986)
#65 B.O.T. (1986)
#66 Five Faces of Darkness: Part 1 (1986)
#67 Five Faces of Darkness: Part 2 (1986)
#68 Five Faces of Darkness: Part 3 (1986)
#69 Five Faces of Darkness: Part 4 (1986)
#70 Five Faces of Darkness: Part 5 (1986)
#71 The Killing Jar (1986)
#72 Chaos (1986)
#73 Dark Awakening (1986)
#74 Starscream’s Ghost (1986)
#75 Thief in the Night (1986)
#76 Forever Is a Long Time Coming (1986)
#77 Surprise Party (1986)
#78 Madman’s Paradise (1986)
#79 Carnage in C-Minor (1986)
#80 Fight or Flee (1986)
#81 Webworld (1986)
#82 Ghost in the Machine (1986)
#83 The Dweller in the Depths (1986)
#84 Nightmare Planet (1986)
#85 The Ultimate Weapon (1986)
#86 The Quintesson Journal (1986)
#87 The Big Broadcast of 2006 (1986)
#88 Only Human (1986)
#89 Grimlock’s New Brain (1986)
#90 Money Is Everything (1986)
#91 Call of the Primitives (1986)
#92 The Burden Hardest to Bear (1986)
#93 The Face of the Nijika (1986)
#94 The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 1 (1987)
#95 The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 2 (1987)
#96 The Rebirth: Part 1 (1987)
#97 The Rebirth: Part 2 (1987)
#98 The Rebirth: Part 3 (1987)