A charmingly nerdy new resident named Amy has Graham all flustered! Can SCIENCE help him find the courage to talk to her (after Kade totally fails at it)? How will his solution tie in with Doctor Morocco’s ant-assisted escape from jail? Why didn’t they put Doctor Morocco in a fancy Magneto cell to begin with? WHY ISN’T HE IN FEDERAL CUSTODY!? Join us this week for “Bugs in the System”!
Doc Greene’s plan to enclose Griffin Rock in a giant dome to protect it from hurricanes backfires when the overzealous AI Vigil returns to take over! With Vigil putting the town to sleep for their own “safety”, can the Bots and their remaining human friends stop it and turn off the dome? How many callbacks to old episodes can they fit in here? And how many Stephen King references can WE fit in here? Join us this week for “There’s No Place Like Dome”!
Bothered by the memory of a mission the Rescue Bots never got to finish before arriving on Earth, Chase takes Boulder back into space in search of a derelict ship and the Energon-sucking space monster threatening it! But will things turn out to be *drumroll* more than meets the eye? How bad are Blades and Heatwave at filling Chase and Boulder’s roles with the Burns family? How does the Energon eater differ from a vampire? And how can an island even have the kind of flooding they’re dealing with back home? Join us this week for some “Unfinished Business”!
It’s said that once every 10 years, the ghostly S.S. Phantom Voyager appears off the coast of Griffin Rock — and this time, the Greene and Burns families are ready! But when ship disappears with the Rescue Bots and their human friends on board, can they solve the mystery and make it back home before another 10 years pass? How far into singing “My Heart Will Go On” will Rob get? And HOW DOES TIME TRAVEL EVEN WORK!? Join us this week for “Phantom of the Sea”!
Scheduling nonsense has us off on another diversion this week! The boys watch an old HBO original movie with a problematic element, and it’s not just that the main character is named H.P. Lovecraft. It’s Cast a Deadly Spell, a detective tale with magic starring Fred Ward, David Warner, a cast of character actors, and monstrous muppets. It’s a made-for-cable 90s movie, set in the noir 40s, based upon concepts of 20s weird horror. So there is a content warning about there being a trans character, or drag queen, the movie doesn’t think about that character too much because the 90s.
Doc Greene’s Imagine Device malfunctions and creates four extra Kades, each with a different aspect of his personality! Can they pull themselves back together before the town burns down without its firefighter — and before his relationship with Hayley is wrecked? How many extremely important ethical questions fail to get answered? And did Optimus Prime just take off between episodes without saying goodbye? Join us this week for “Too Many Kades”!
Optimus Prime’s dino mode attracts the attention of big game hunter Quint Quarry, who botnaps him to hunt on his private island! But with the Autobot leader stuck in dino mode mentally as well as physically, it’s up to the Rescue Bots to save him! Can they keep from getting captured themselves? How much dino DNA is Doc Greene sitting on? And how much have current events ruined both private islands and the letter Q? Join us this week for “Big Game”!
We’re back to the Very Good Boys of Rescue Bots! While showing Optimus Prime how much progress they’ve made, the Bots discover a pterodactyl perched on Mount Griffin! But where did it come from? Can Optimus help Cody decide what to do for his Lad Pioneers merit project? And how cute are all these dinosaurs!? Join us this week as we return to Griffin Rock for “Land Before Prime”!
Before we head back to Griffin Rock, it’s time for a little side trip to the Flipside! That’s right, it’s finally time for KIDD VIDEO! When the band ends up in a town with a mysterious Pink Sphinx that wakes up to grant a single wish once a year, Whiz is intent on using it to get home — and if Kidd, Carla, and Ash are too busy awkwardly breakdancing to come with him, he’ll just go alone! Will the Copy Cats interfere and steal the wish for their boss Master Blaster? Is the band actually a polycule? What genuinely popular songs were used in the episode, guaranteeing it could never get a proper home video release? And do any of these kids still have careers? Join us this week for “The Pink Sphinx”!
Time for the mini-season finale! Can the Autobots keep Starscream from getting all the Weaponizer Mini-Cons and giving himself a fancy anime power-up? Can Sideswipe get himself un-cancelled? And who is the bestest tiny robot dino? Join us this week as we wrap up the Mini-Con mini-season with “Worthy”!