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Transformers Prime - "Out Of His Head" Recap

“Bumblebee keeps hearing a voice in his head. Little does he realize it’s Megatron himself!” Continuing from the previous episode, “Out of His Head” opens with Bumblebee realizing everything isn’t quite right inside his mind, unaware that Megatron is trying to gradually infiltrate his brain. Unlike Soundwave, Bumblebee is a harder character to grasp; his […]

Transformers Prime - "Sick Mind" Recap

“When Optimus is infected with a deadly virus, the Autobots must infiltrate the Decepticon warship to find the cure.” The Autobots have Lady Luck on their side. Their scanners finally pick up the Decepticon vessel and as an added bonus, a downed Autobot airship. Optimus and Ratchet opt for the latter to recruit potential allies, […]

Transformers Prime - "Predatory" Recap

“A simple recon mission between Jack and Arcee turn dangerous when the deadly Airachid arrives.” Jack tags along with Arcee as they seek an underground Energon deposit. What started off as a simple mission twirls a complete 180 when they spot a crashed alien ship, which Arcee recognizes as the property of the Decepticon Airachid. […]

Transformers Prime - "Speed Metal" Recap

“Jack is in hot water when he agrees to an illegal drag race, one that the Decepticon Knockout decides to interfere with.” It begins in the dead of night. A fancy European car silently approaches the upcoming illegal drag race. His sleek cherry design incurs the wrath of a fellow racer. The human proceeds to […]

Transformers Prime - "Deus Ex Machina" Recap

“The Autobots must prevent the Decepticons from getting their hands on a powerful ancient Cybertronian artifact.” Ratchet’s discovery reveals a mural in Greece depicting a golden sphere. Closer observation identifies it as an Energon Harvester,  a powerful device capable of sucking any Energon dry, including ones flowing inside Cybertronians. The real deal is located on […]

Transformers Prime - "Convoy" Recap

“The Autobots volunteer to transport a Government-owned nuclear device. Complications arise when they face both the Decepticons and a new threat by the name of Silas.” On paper, “Convoy” sounds enticing. The Autobots risk their lives to safely deliver a powerful nuclear device capable of radiating at a tremendous range. Other than keeping it from […]

Transformers Prime - "Con Job" Recap

“Bulkhead reunites with his old buddy Wheeljack, but something seems off about him.” “Con Job” opens up with Bulkhead reconciling with his old buddy Wheeljack, completely unaware that he’s a fake. In reality he’s the shape shifting Decepticon Makeshift, sent to infiltrate and reveal the location of the hidden Autobot base to Starscream. The real […]

Transformers Prime - "Scrapheap" Recap

“The Autobots must deal with a deadly infestation of Scraplets.” The first six episodes were tied together with an overarching story. “Scrapheap” is the first standalone, filler episode. The Autobots retrieve a huge frozen pod from the Antarctic with no knowledge of its true origin. They wait for the surrounding ice to melt, unaware that […]

Transformers Prime - "Masters and Students" Recap

“In a bid to gain respect amongst his fellow Decepticons, Starscream awakens the fierce guardian Skyquake, and in doing so draws the attention of the Autobots.” “Darkness Rising” was the ambitious mini-series and the pilot for Transformers Prime. It wasn’t just telling a story, it was telling a story with style. “Masters and Students”, the episode […]

Transformers Prime - "Darkness Rising" Recap

“Three years of silence comes to a halt when the Autobots have to face the Decepticons upon Megatron’s return, only this time they have three human kids to protect along the way.” I watched this five-part pilot only once and never looked back until recently. I’m glad I took that route, because time heals many […]

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