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The Best Transformers Shows Of All Time

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Released in 1984, the original Transformers cartoon pitted the heroic Autobots against the evil Decepticons. The iconic series spanned three seasons (four if you count The Rebirth), featured a hit blockbuster movie, and helped launch one of the most successful toy lines in history.

While Generation One helped kickstart what would eventually become a cultural Transformers takeover—including five live-action Transformers films and a Bumblebee biopic—true fans know there’s way more than meets the eye.

From Beast Wars to Beast Machines, Robots in Disguise, and more, upvote the best Transformers series below.

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    Transformers Animated is a Japanese/American animated television series based on the Transformers toy line. The series has 42 episodes across three seasons, with many fanservice references to other Transformers shows....  more
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      Transformers: Armada is a Transformers animated series, comic series, and toy line which ran from 2002–2004. On the planet of Cybertron, war rages between the Autobots and the Decepticons over the race of smaller, power-enhancing Transformers called Mini-Cons....  more
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        Transformers: Cybertron is the 2005-2007 Transformers toy line and animated series. When the destruction of Unicron results in the formation of a massive black hole, the planet Cybertron is threatened....  more
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          Transformers: Cyberverse (Cartoon Network, 2018) is an American animated series based on the Transformer toy franchise by Hasbro. The series focuses on the adventures of Bumblebee; having damaged his memory chips, he and Windblade must recover his missing memories in order to help him remember his mission on Earth....  more
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