Robotech

The WORST episodes of Robotech

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Robotech is the critically acclaimed animated series about mankind's first contact with warring alien races, and the use of alien technology to defend Earth. The series was broken into three chapters, The Macross Saga, The Robotech Masters, and The New Generation. Released in 1985, Robotech was the first anime (Japanese animation) series that many fans had seen, and is often accredited as the cause of the anime fandom that continues to grow today in the United States.

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Gloval's Report
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4.56
57 votes

#1 - Gloval's Report

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/21/1985

Now that the giant space battle fortress has been safely returned to Earth, Captain Gloval looks back on the past two years. Years filled with memories of combat & strategy, while trying to keep the forces of an alien armada from capturing the Earth's defender, the SDF-1.

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The Hunters
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6.42
12 votes

#2 - The Hunters

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/15/1985

Rolf Emerson leads the Tactical Armored Space Corp into battle with the Robotech Masters. A new Robotech device, born in the convoluted mind of Corporal Louie Nichols, is pirated by the Military Police for use as a tactical weapon! Resentment is cast aside, as the anticipation of the battle begins to affect the 15th Squad of the Tactical Armored Corp.

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Symphony of Light
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6.73
11 votes

#3 - Symphony of Light

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 6/28/1985

The war with the Invid comes to a head, as Rick Hunter's returning expeditionary force presses the attack against the alien invaders to the very gates of Reflex Point! There is no margin for error in this final battle to free the planet from alien domination.

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Phantasm
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6.77
26 votes

#4 - Phantasm

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/26/1985

Rick Hunter lies in a hospital bed in critical condition, after barely surviving a Zentraedi attack. While his body fights for life, his mind races through an emotional journey, which tries to make sense out of his relationship with Minmei and his growing attraction to Lisa Hayes.

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Private Time
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6.79
19 votes

#5 - Private Time

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 4/18/1985

A Zentraedi rebellion forms the dramatic backdrop, as Rick tries to sort out his feelings for Minmei & Lisa.

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Reflex Point
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6.90
10 votes

#6 - Reflex Point

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/26/1985

The stage is set for a battle between Admiral Rick Hunter's returning Robotech Expeditionary Force and the Invid horde. It is a time for valiant deeds and heroic action!

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Birthday Blues
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6.91
11 votes

#7 - Birthday Blues

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/21/1985

A surprise birthday party for young Annie turns into a nightmare, as Corg leads a band of Invid Shocktroopers against the unsuspecting Robotech Defenders.

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The Genesis Pits
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6.92
12 votes

#8 - The Genesis Pits

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/6/1985

Scott, and his band of rebel fighters, are thrust into the thick of combat with the Invids, as they approach a top secret Invid installation, engaged in biogenetic engineering experiments.

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Dana in Wonderland
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7.00
12 votes

#9 - Dana in Wonderland

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/17/1985

Dana Sterling & the 15th Tactical Armored Corp are held prisoner, captives of the Robotech Masters. During their imprisonment, many secrets concerning the true nature of the Robotech cloning process are uncovered!

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Sandstorm
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7.00
11 votes

#10 - Sandstorm

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/12/1985

Rand lives through a nightmare hallucination, as he falls victim to the power of the Invid Flower Of Life. This dream seems real, and eventually provides Rand with an insight into the ultimate goals of the Invid.

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Hired Gun
star
7.00
10 votes

#11 - Hired Gun

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 6/24/1985

A hired gun upsets the balance of peace in a barren wilderness, as he attempts to exact revenge against a town he feels has deserted him. However, nobody anticipates the intervention of Scott Bernard and his band of freedom fighters!

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The Secret Route
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7.08
12 votes

#12 - The Secret Route

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/10/1985

The depth of human deprivation is seen, as the band of Robotech Defenders, under the leadership of Scott Bernard, must deal with the delicate situation of greed vs. human compassion. Lancer bumps into an old flame, Carla, who played a crutial role in his facade as Yellow Dancer.

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Paper Hero
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7.09
11 votes

#13 - Paper Hero

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/4/1985

Lunk makes a slight detour to keep a promise made to a dying friend. He is not prepared for the reception he gets. He ends up fighting for his life, for the freedom of his friends, and the return of their stolen Robotech mecha.

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The Midnight Sun
star
7.11
9 votes

#14 - The Midnight Sun

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 6/18/1985

A savage battle takes place, which could determine the fate of all mankind! It is a time of reckoning, when Scott Bernard's leadership and courage is put to the test.

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Wedding Bells
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7.12
25 votes

#15 - Wedding Bells

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/5/1985

Max's budding romance with Miriya takes a dramatic turn, as the once-proud Zentraedi warrior considers the unthinkable: marriage with a Micronian! The main Zentraedi likes the idea even less, and plans to do something about it.

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Mind Game
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7.15
13 votes

#16 - Mind Game

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/16/1985

A battle rages between the Robotech Masters and the entire interstellar fleet of the United Earth Government! It is a crucial battle, which could decide the fate of the two civilizations. Utilizing advanced weaponry, and fighting with renewed vigor, the stage is set for a battle royale.

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Khyron's Revenge
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7.17
24 votes

#17 - Khyron's Revenge

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 4/15/1985

Rick Hunter patrols the skies of Earth's new civilization, on a constant vigil against alien attack. The personal tragedies of the survivors pale in comparison to Khyron's plans, as he attempts a comeback by destroying the new society before it has had a chance to develop.

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Eulogy
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7.17
12 votes

#18 - Eulogy

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/5/1985

The valiant band of freedom fighters stumble upon an outpost under the command of Colonel Jonathan Wolfe, one of Admiral Hunter's new generation of Robotech Defenders. Eager to join up with this underground army, Scott & his friends are caught up in schemes which shatter the foundation of their quest to defeat the Invid.

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Separate Ways
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7.18
11 votes

#19 - Separate Ways

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 6/14/1985

The complexion of the war with the Invids is about to change forever. The pressure of constantly being on the offensive, leaves Scott Bernard and his valiant band of Robotech Defenders little option, but to split up and pursue guerilla tactics as lone freedom fighters.

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Metamorphosis
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7.18
11 votes

#20 - Metamorphosis

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/17/1985

The Invid Regiss transforms her royal children into perfect human replicas, into order to begin her plans for universal conquest. In a rare moment's break from fighting, Scott's group has an opportunity to relax. But, their rest is short lived, as this new threat is unleashed!

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Annie's Wedding
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7.20
10 votes

#21 - Annie's Wedding

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/13/1985

The valiant band of freedom fighters stumble into a sacred Invid garden, populated by a tribe of primitive warriors. Accused of offending the tribe's ancient river gods, Scott & his squad are forced to play both sides against each other if they hope to survive.

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Frostbite
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7.20
10 votes

#22 - Frostbite

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 6/20/1985

The freedom fighters take a detour from their journey to Reflex Point, to explore a city preserved under a canopy of ice & snow. It's a time to replenish their food supplies, and morale, after suffering so much at the hands of the Invid.

The Big Apple
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7.20
10 votes

#23 - The Big Apple

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 6/25/1985

A search for Protoculture energy cells takes the freedom fighters on a dangerous journey into a large urban complex controlled by the Invid.

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Love Song
star
7.23
13 votes

#24 - Love Song

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/14/1985

The intergalactic war takes a back-seat, as personal conflicts surface in the Army of the Southern Cross. On the eve of a major battle, Marie Crystal is haunted by the vision of her boyfriend Sean Phillips fraternizing with several beautiful women. To Marie, the enemy has become the green eyed monster... jealousy! She sets out on a one-woman crusade to paint the town red, no matter what the cost.

Prelude to Battle
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7.24
17 votes

#25 - Prelude to Battle

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/1/1985

The war returns to the Earth, as the Robotech Masters press the attack. The control of Protoculture is essential, if the Robotech Masters are to maintain their hold on the interplanetary syndicate that they've created. And so, a battle which starts out with regimented discipline, and high hopes for victory on both sides, degenerates into a brutal and undefendable, high tech brawl.

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