The Transformers

The BEST episodes of The Transformers

Every episode of The Transformers ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Transformers!

Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Last Updated: 5/22/2022Network: Syndication
The Secret of Omega Supreme
63 votes

#1 - The Secret of Omega Supreme

Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired 11/6/1985

Omega Supreme reveals his past to Optimus Prime, which involves a city's destruction, Megatron and the Constructicons.

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The Golden Lagoon
60 votes

#2 - The Golden Lagoon

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired 11/4/1985

A lagoon within a forest is discovered and found to contain a substance called electrum, which can make anyone invincible. The bad news is that the Decepticons manage to use it on themselves first.

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Megatron's Master Plan (1)
64 votes

#3 - Megatron's Master Plan (1)

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/14/1985

Megatron and a politician team up to slander the image of the Autobots.

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Megatron's Master Plan (2)
62 votes

#4 - Megatron's Master Plan (2)

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/15/1985

While Megatron and Shawn Berger enjoy Decepticon Day in Central City, Spike tries to find video evidence that proves the Autobots are innocent!

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Enter the Nightbird
102 votes

#5 - Enter the Nightbird

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/30/1985

The Decepticons send the recently stolen Nightbird on a mission to steal an informative chip from the Autobots.

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Dinobot Island (1)
110 votes

#6 - Dinobot Island (1)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/1985

Proving to be a danger even to their own allies, the Dinobots are sent away to train on a recently discovered island in the hopes that they will learn how to effectively work together. The island, however, is far from ordinary as it is populated by dinosaurs. Meanwhile, the Decepticons make advances toward the island so they can acquire it's natural resources.

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62 votes

#7 - Masquerade

Season 2 - Episode 41 - Aired 12/16/1985

The Autobots capture the Stunticons during one of their thefts. With the Stunticons now imprisoned, Wheeljack presents a way to disguise Autobots as them. Going undercover, Optimus Prime, Jazz, Mirage, Sideswipe and Windcharger infiltrate the Decepticons and learn the Stunticons were trying to steal a part for a laser. However, the plan hits a snag after the real Stunticons escape.

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109 votes

#8 - Traitor

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/27/1985

Failing to cause a divide between the Decepticons and Insecticons, Mirage's mind suddenly becomes enslaved and he is used by them in a plot against the Autobots.

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Countdown to Extinction
73 votes

#9 - Countdown to Extinction

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/1/1984

Starscream is going to destroy the Earth and take the energy from the explosion to rule the Universe. The Autobots and Decepticons must team up to stop that disaster.

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The Master Builder
74 votes

#10 - The Master Builder

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/8/1985

The Constructicons trick Grapple and Hoist with claims of having left Megatron. They construct a tower Grapple designed to absorb solar energy, which Optimus Prime did not want to be built for fear of the Decepticons getting their hands on it. Not surprisingly, the Constructicons betray them.

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The Ultimate Doom (3)
113 votes

#11 - The Ultimate Doom (3)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/17/1984

The Autobots on Cybertron evade capture and work toward finding a way to counteract the effects of the hypno-chips. Meanwhile, Optimus Prime leads the remaining Autobots in a battle to put an end to Megatron's plan.

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The God Gambit
57 votes

#12 - The God Gambit

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/28/1985

Astrotrain tricks a race living on one of Saturn's moons, Titan, into thinking he is a god and gets them to do his bidding, which includes getting a hold of a newly discovered power.

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Blaster Blues
61 votes

#13 - Blaster Blues

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/23/1985

From the moon, Megatron manages to interfere with the radio transmissions on Earth. Blaster and Cosmos go to put an end to his plot as the other Autobots work to help those affected by the loss of radio transmissions.

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Desertion of the Dinobots (1)
61 votes

#14 - Desertion of the Dinobots (1)

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/21/1985

Both Autobots and Decepticons are facing tough times as they are in need of the element called Cybertonium. The Decepticons quickly get as much as they need, but the only way for the Autobots to get it is to rely on the Dinobots, who have been unaffected by all this. However, the Dinobots have been getting annoyed with the Autobots lately and leave them.

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S.O.S. Dinobots
216 votes

#15 - S.O.S. Dinobots

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/27/1984

New allies for the Autobots are built, bringing about Grimlock, Slag and Sludge. However, the Dinobots prove hazardous to the Autobots and must be locked away. But they may be the only hope for the Autobots after a battle with the Decepticons.

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The Rebirth (3)
93 votes

#16 - The Rebirth (3)

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/11/1987

After capturing Daniel and Arcee and acquiring the Plasma Energy Chamber key, Scorponok and the Decepticons make their way to Cybertron. The Autobots head after them, but Spike and Cerebros stay on Nebulos and come up with a strategy to use a Hive city as a weapon against Scorponok. Meanwhile, the Decepticons and Scorponok begin to threaten Earth and it is up to the Autobots and their allies to stop them.

Directors: Peter Wallach
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The Key to Vector Sigma (2)
63 votes

#17 - The Key to Vector Sigma (2)

Season 2 - Episode 40 - Aired 11/26/1985

The Decepticons acquire the key that will give them access to Vector Sigma. After using Vector Sigma, they find the key is also capable of making organics turn into machines. Megatron prepares to use it against Earth and the Autobots will need new allies in this battle, but their creation will come at a high price.

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More Than Meets the Eye (2)
367 votes

#18 - More Than Meets the Eye (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/18/1984

After being rescued from a Decepticon attack, Spike and Sparkplug offer their assistance to the Autobots. And the Autobots are going to need it in order to stop the Decepticons from gaining the power to conquer Cybertron.

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More Than Meets the Eye (1)
595 votes

#19 - More Than Meets the Eye (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/1984

While traveling through space in the Ark, the Autobots are ambushed by their enemies, the Decepticons. The battle moves into the Ark itself, leading to a damaging crash on Earth. After millions of years of dormancy, both sides are suddenly awakened and the battle on Earth is about to begin.

Directors: John Gibbs
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Transport to Oblivion
251 votes

#20 - Transport to Oblivion

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/6/1984

The Decepticons have managed to construct a device that, once successfully tested, will allow them to travel to Cybertron. Later, they use a reprogrammed Bumblebee to make sure the Autobots walk into an ambush.

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More Than Meets the Eye (3)
264 votes

#21 - More Than Meets the Eye (3)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/19/1984

The Autobots do whatever it takes to prevent the Decepticons from using a recently constructed ship to leave Earth and head for Cybertron.

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Divide and Conquer
154 votes

#22 - Divide and Conquer

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/20/1984

A battle with the Decepticons leaves Optimus Prime damaged. Several Autobots journey to Cybertron to retrieve a vital part that will help repair him, but the Decepticons take advantage of the situation and launch an attack.

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The Ultimate Doom (2)
151 votes

#23 - The Ultimate Doom (2)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/10/1984

Natural disasters plague Earth as The Autobots attempt to stop Megatron's plan. A team of Autobots and Spike head for Cybertron to save Sparkplug, but they could be heading straight for a trap.

Directors: John Walker
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War Dawn
64 votes

#24 - War Dawn

Season 2 - Episode 43 - Aired 12/25/1985

When the Autobots and Aerialbots attempt to foil one of Megatron's plans, the Aerialbots end up getting sent back in time. They arrive to a time where they see how Alpha Trion made, among others, Optimus Prime.

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The Search for Alpha Trion
61 votes

#25 - The Search for Alpha Trion

Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired 11/12/1985

Elita-1, leader of a group of female Autobots causing trouble for the Decepticons, is captured and used as bait to lure Optimus Prime into a deadly trap. However, Elita-1's strange time manipulation technique saves him, but leaves her close to death. Her only chance for survival lies in Alpha Trion.

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