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Stasis Pod Episode 185: Hard Knocks

As the search for the Omega Keys continues, Smokescreen has become insufferable, Knock Out gets a chance to shine, and Megatron tries to figure out why the Autobots are after these things anyway. Can Smokescreen learn some humility before Arcee teaches him with her fists? What’s Starscream planning for that red Energon? And can Bulkhead even reach his own back? Join us this week for “Hard Knocks”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 184: Alpha/Omega

The entire actual voice cast returns as Optimus Prime finds a voice mail from Alpha Trion telling him to seek out a new MacGuffin: the Omega Keys! Does this mean it’s time to visit a bunch of strictly themed planets? (Sadly, no.) Can Megatron rules-lawyer his way to being able to use the Forge of Solus Prime? And seriously, could that thing make a weapon out of cheese? (Asking for someone who really wants a cheese sword.) Join us this week for “Alpha/Omega”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 183: Legacy

Smokescreen needs someone to show him how things work on Earth, but when he heads out for a day on the town with Jack, the pair get along perfectly in the worst way! Can they get their act together well enough to stop Megatron when he uses a dummy beacon to draw the other Autobots away from his latest find? Just what is the Star Saber? And where’s the rest of the voice cast? Join us this week for “Legacy”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 182: The Human Factor

MECH manages to resurrect Silas by merging him with Breakdown’s dead body, but their leader has bigger plans than just working with boring old humans — he’s going to be a Decepticon! But will Megatron accept a horrifying mismash of man and machine into his ranks? Would it help if he has a superweapon for them? Which established Transformers writer brought us this incredibly dark episode, and which of us are totally into it? Join us this week for “The Human Factor”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 181: New Recruit

The Autobots find an orphaned kitten Autobot cadet in a crashed Decepticon escape pod, but between their trust issues and their old dog’s Bulkhead’s fear he’s being replaced, can Smokescreen convince them to keep him? What if he just happens to know a lot about the Iacon artifact database? Did it seriously take them until halfway through season 2 to get a Hot Rod/Hot Shot character? And how much longer will it take him to get a toy? Join us this week as the Autobots get a “New Recruit”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 180: Out of the Past

As Miko tries to come to terms with Bulkhead’s long road to recovery, Arcee shares the story of how she met Cliffjumper — and reminds her that among the Autobots, they all understand what she’s going through. But who can fill The Rock’s shoes for a flashback episode? Did they really make a new character model just for this episode? And how does Shockwave always manage to look exactly the same? Join us this week for “Out of the Past”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 179: Hurt

We begin our long road to recovery from watching Turbo Teen as Ratchet struggles to save Bulkhead and Wheeljack and Miko go beat up some Insecticons to make themselves feel better. But have they bit off more than they can chew? Or has Hardshell? And who did it better, Nine Inch Nails or Johnny Cash? Join us this week for “Hurt”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 178: Turbo Teen: Dark Rider and the Wolves of Doom

Will Bulkhead survive? Guess you’ll have to wait to find out, because surprise! It’s April Fool’s!

The same 1984 fall TV season that brought us Transformers also brought us another show about someone turning into a car — horribly, grotesquely turning into a car, in a way no child at the time would ever unsee. This week we take a look at Turbo Teen, his Frank Welker-voiced nemesis, his also-Frank Welker-voiced dog, and the many, many, way too many times an episode he transforms into a car and back! Join us this April Fool’s for “Dark Rider and the Wolves of Doom”!

Stasis Pod Episode 177: Toxicity

Bulkhead follows his set of coordinates to a cache of toxic Tox-En, but Hardshell and his Insecticons are on his tail! Can Bulkhead get rid of it for good before it kills him? Do they seriously not have a description field in this Iacon Database? And can we stop talking about System of a Down for long enough to actually discuss the episode? Join us this week for “Toxicity”!

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Stasis Pod Episode 176: Triage

Ratchet has to team up with Wheeljack to search for another artifact, but Soundwave is on the hunt for it as well! Will Prime’s crack-ship work out? Are they just on an old Beast Wars set? And what is the deal with Cybertronian drones anyway? Isn’t Laserbeak people? Join us this week for “Triage”!

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