GoBots - Race of robots from the
high-tech planet GoBotron on the sci-fi animated series CHALLENGE OF
Landing on Earth, a renegade band of evil
robots from GoBotron try to enslave mankind but their conquest of
the planet is thwarted by a band of good robots from GoBotron called
the Guardian Robots.
Their major defensive capabilities enable their metallic bodies
to transform into various vehicles (tanks, trucks, cars) used to
defeat the bad bots.
The Guardian robots who could fly, send out energy blasts, and
project a force fields consists of:
- Leader 1 (voice of Lou Richards)
- Turbo (voice of Arthur Burghardt)
- Scooter (voice of Frank Welker)
- Smallfoot (voice of B.J. Ward)
Other trusted soldier in the ranks of the Guardian robots
included: Ace, Blaster, Bolt, Dive-Dive, Flip Top, Hanss-Cuff
, Heat Seeker, Major-Mo, Mr. Moto, Night Ranger, Pathfinder, Rest-Q,
Road Ranger, Sparky, Treds, Van Guard, and Zeemon.
Their chief robotic nemesis is Cy-Kill (Bernard Erhard) who
commands a band of iron-clad evildoers called the Renegades. His
chief henchmen are Crasher and Cop-Tur. The Renegades are aided by
former NASA scientist Dr. Braxis.
Additional Renegades included the likes of: Buggyman, Bugsy,
Creepy, Destroyer, Dr. Go, Fitor, Fly Trap, Geeper-Creeper, Hornet,
Loco, Pincher, Scales, Screw Head, Scorp, Slicks, Snoop, Stallion,
Stinger, Tank, Tux (Stretch), Vamp, Zero and Zod.
This half-hour Hanna-Barbera cartoon was based on a popular Tonka
Toys character of the same name.
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