The Transformers (1984–1987)

The Autobot Run 

While the Autobots perform stunts and race for charity, Megatron attacks them with a weapon that can freeze Transformers in their vehicle form.


Andy Kim, Bob Kirk | 9 more credits »


Donald F. Glut


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Episode credited cast:
Michael Bell ... Prowl / Scrapper / Sideswipe (voice)
Gregg Berger ... Long Haul (voice)
Arthur Burghardt ... Devastator (voice)
Corey Burton ... Brawn / Sunstreaker / Spike Witwicky (voice)
Christopher Collins Christopher Collins ... Starscream / Wheeljack (voice) (as Chris Latta)
Scatman Crothers ... Jazz (voice)
Peter Cullen ... Optimus Prime / Ironhide (voice)
Dan Gilvezan ... Bumblebee (voice)
Michael Horton ... Chip Chase (voice)
Casey Kasem ... Bluestreak / Cliffjumper / Teletraan 1 (voice)
Don Messick ... Gears / Ratchet / Scavenger (voice)
Neil Ross ... Hook (voice)
Ken Sansom Ken Sansom ... Hound (voice)
John Stephenson ... Huffer / Thundercracker / Windcharger (voice)
Frank Welker ... Megatron / Laserbeak / Mirage / Mixmaster / Ravage / Rumble / Skywarp / Soundwave / Trailbreaker (voice)


Megatron develops a weapon that can permanently freeze Transformers in their vehicle form. He uses the weapon on the Autobots when they are racing and performing stunts for charity. Wheeljack develops a grenade to counter the effects of Megatron's weapon. He uses it and allows the Autobots to chase off the Decepticons. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »


Release Date:

31 October 1985 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


This episode marks the third and last appearance of Roller. See more »


In one shot, Shockwave can be seen standing among the Decepticons on Earth. During this time, he is supposed to be stationed on the planet of Cybertron. See more »


Megatron: Ironic, isn't it, Autobots, that after so many valiant battles, you will meet your end in the crushing jaws of this device so lovingly fashioned by my Constructicons.
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References The Cannonball Run (1981) See more »

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