List of Challenge of the GoBots episodes

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Challenge of the GoBots in airdate order.

Mini-series (1984)[edit]

# Title Writer Original airdate Production code
1 Battle for GoBotron Alan Burnett, Jeff Segal, and Tom Ruegger October 29, 1984 0142-8401
The Guardians pursue the Renegades to a distant world known as Earth
2 Target Earth Alan Burnett, Jeff Segal, and Tom Ruegger October 30, 1984 0142-8402
The Guardians contend with the monster Zod when the Renegades attack the Arctic island of Stolbovoy to obtain the energy source sorium
3 Conquest of Earth Alan Burnett, Jeff Segal, and Tom Ruegger October 31, 1984 0142-8403
Cy-Kill attacks the US military and uses the sorium to power a device that seizes control of the minds of every human on Earth. 
4 Earthbound Alan Burnett, Jeff Segal, and Tom Ruegger November 1, 1984 0142-8404
With the world against them and Leader-1 captured by the Renegades, Turbo and Scooter go on the run. 
5 The Final Conflict Alan Burnett, Jeff Segal, and Tom Ruegger November 2, 1984 0142-8405
The reunited Guardians must break Cy-Kill's hold over Earth in order to save GoBotron from a mass-produced fleet of Zods. 

Series (1985)[edit]

# Title Writer Original airdate Production code
6 Time Wars Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Doug Booth
September 23, 1985 0142-8501
The Renegades and Guardians have an adventure in ancient Rome. 
7 It's the Thought that Counts Mark Zaslove September 24, 1985 0142-8513
An injured Scooter is found by a human, but then captured and reprogrammed into a Renegade. 
8 Trident's Triple Threat Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by David Schwartz
September 25, 1985 0142-8511
The Renegades ally with the cyborg Trident to abduct world leaders with a super-powered Astro-Beam. 
9 Renegade Alliance Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Don Goodman
September 26, 1985 0142-8508
Cy-Kill dupes the alien adventurer Alva-Nar into attacking GoBotron with his mighty armada. 
10 Cy-Kill's Cataclysmic Trap Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and Peter Anderegg
Teleplay by Peter Anderegg
September 27, 1985 0142-8504
A spy in the Guardians' midst leads them to fall into a Renegade trap in a distant star system. 
11 Speed Is of the Essence Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Jina Bacarr
September 30, 1985 0142-8510
Stuck in vehicle mode after a Renegade attack, Turbo is found and used as a race car by a pair of humans. 
12 Genius and Son John Loy and Eric Lewald October 1, 1985 0142-8506
When a human scientist is lured over to the Renegade side, his son must help the Guardians save GoBotron from the weapon he creates. 
13 Dawn World Don Glut October 2, 1985 0142-8509
Scooter and Nick face prehistoric perils when they are stranded on a primitive alien planet. 
14 Nova Beam Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Daniel Will-Harris
October 3, 1985 0142-8514
Cy-Kill has Doctor Braxis broken out of jail to create a new weapon for him that destroys stars. 
15 Forced Alliance Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Doug Booth
October 4, 1985 0142-8502
The Guardians and Renegades must work together to defend themselves against metal-eating alien spiders. 
16 Invasion from the 21st Level, Part I Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Laine Raichert
October 7, 1985 0142-8503
Cy-Kill unleashes a race of interdimensional insectoids against the Guardians, but his plan backfires when the creatures' queen decides to conquer Earth for herself. 
17 Invasion from the 21st Level, Part II Laine Raichert October 8, 1985 0142-8507
With half their number captured, the Guardians struggle to save Earth from the threat of Exor and her insectoid army. 
18 Lost on GoBotron Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and Eric Lewald
Teleplay by Eric Lewald
October 9, 1985 0142-8526
Matt is forced to fight in gladiatorial combat when he, Nick, and A.J. are taken prisoner on Old GoBotron. 
19 Cy-Kill's Shrinking Ray Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Dale Kirby
October 10, 1985 0142-8517
The Guardians require the aid of a human boy when they find themselves shrunk to the size of toys by Cy-Kill's newest weapon. 
20 Doppelganger Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Antoni Zalewski
October 11, 1985 0142-8518
Small Foot must take charge to foil the Renegades' plan to capture and replace the Guardians with robotic duplicates. 
21 The Quest for Roguestar Story by John Loy, Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by John Loy
October 14, 1985 0142-8516
After Cy-Kill brings Roguestar into Earth's solar system, the Guardians make plans to destroy the huge spacecraft once and for all. 
22 Renegade Rampage, Part I Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Karen Wengrod and Ken Cinnamon
October 15, 1985 0142-8512
Cy-Kill targets the planet Tri-Ceti for conquest and sets his sights on its elders' magical Tramulet. 
23 The Renegades' Rampage, Part II Story by Karen Wengrod and Ken Cinnamon, Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Karen Wengrod and Ken Cinnamon
October 16, 1985 0142-8525
Cy-Kill turns the power of the Tramulet against Earth. 
24 Ultra Zod Jim Bertges October 17, 1985 0142-8528
A.J.'s visit to her aunt and uncle turns deadly when she discovers the Renegades have enslaved their town to build a new and improved Zod. 
25 Sentinel Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Don Glut
October 18, 1985 0142-8505
UNECOM's robotic creation Sentinel allies with the Renegades to exterminate all organic life on Earth. 
26 Cold Spell Alan Burnett October 21, 1985 0142-8515
It's Dive-Dive's time to shine when the Renegades take control of human scientist Professor Frost's weather-controlling Climatizer. 
27 Crime Wave Francis Moss October 22, 1985 0142-8520
Cy-Kill unites all the crime families of America into one massive army. 
28 Auto Madic Mark Zaslove October 23, 1985 0142-8533
Cy-Kill creates Puzzler to go up against Courageous, but his new human allies interfere in his plans. 
29 Scooter Enhanced Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and Mark Young
Teleplay by Mark Young
October 24, 1985 0142-8521
Scooter trades in his holo-projector for something with more firepower. 
30 Tarnished Image Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and David Schwartz
Teleplay by David Schwartz
October 25, 1985 0142-8538
The Renegades disguise themselves as the Guardians to ruin the heroes' reputation on Earth. 
31 In Search of Ancient GoBonauts Story by Mark Young, Phil Harnage, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Mark Young
October 28, 1985 0142-8530
Evidence that a legendary evil GoBot visited Earth in ancient times sends the Guardians and Renegades on a race to locate his tomb and the deadly super-weapon within. 
32 Gameworld Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Michael Hill
October 29, 1985 0142-8519
The GoBots are captured by an alien bounty hunter and sold into gladiatorial slavery. 
33 Wolf in the Fold Story by Michael Reaves, Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Michael Reaves
October 30, 1985 0142-8522
Repeated security leaks lead the Guardians to believe that one of their own is a Renegade spy. 
34 Depth Charge John Bates October 31, 1985 0142-8532
The Renegades engage in piracy on the high seas. 
35 Transfer Point Story by Patrick Barry, Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Patrick Barry
November 1, 1985 0142-8537
An Astro-Beam malfunction sends Leader-1 and Scooter to a parallel universe of evil Guardians and heroic Renegades. 
36 Steamer's Defection Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and Drew Lawrence
Teleplay by Drew Lawrence
November 4, 1985 0142-8527
A Renegade named Steamer wants to switch sides, but the Guardians are not convinced. 
37 The GoBot Who Cried Renegade Story by Eric Lewald, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Eric Lewald
November 5, 1985 0142-8523
Scooter creates a new Renegade detector, but its effectiveness is called into question. 
38 The Seer Eric Lewald and Mark Edens November 6, 1985 0142-8535
When a young boy starts to see the future, Cy-Kill wants him to envision one without Guardians. 
39 Whiz Kid Al Pegal November 7, 1985 0142-8529
 
40 Ring of Fire Story by Michael Humm, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Michael Humm
November 8, 1985 0142-8539
 
41 Cy-Kill's Escape Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and Peter Anderegg
Teleplay by Peter Anderegg
November 11, 1985 0142-8524
The Renegades' escape from GoBotron's Prison Moon offers the Guardians a clue to the whereabouts of the fabled Last Engineer
42 Quest for the Creator Story by Peter Anderegg, John Loy, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by John Loy
November 12, 1985 0142-8534
The Guardians' search takes them to Antares III, but the being they find there is not what he appears. 
43 The Fall of GoBotron Story by Peter Anderegg, John Loy, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by John Loy
November 13, 1985 0142-8541
The Renegades use Roguestar to launch an all-out attack on Gobotron, while the Guardians finally locate the real Last Engineer. 
44 Flight to Earth Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and Peter Anderegg
Teleplay by Peter Anderegg
November 14, 1985 0142-8546
As GoBotron falls to the Renegades, the Guardians escape to Earth. 
45 Return to GoBotron Story by Peter Anderegg, John Loy, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Peter Anderegg and John Loy
November 15, 1985 0142-8552
The Last Engineer provides the Guardians with a new weapon with which they can retake their homeworld. 
46 Pacific Overtures Story by Jeff Segal and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Jina Bacarr
November 18, 1985 0142-8536
 
47 Destroy All Guardians Don Glut November 19, 1985 0142-8550
 
48 Escape from Elba Lee Yuro and Linda Yuro November 20, 1985 0142-8545
 
49 Fitor to the Finish Story by Don Glut, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Don Glut
November 21, 1985 0142-8531
 
50 Clutch of Doom Story by Eric Lewald, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Eric Lewald
November 22, 1985 0142-8543
 
51 The Third Column Eric Lewald and Mark Edens November 25, 1985 0142-8540
 
52 A New Suit for Leader-1 Reed Robbins and Peter Salas November 26, 1985 0142-8544
 
53 Renegade Carnival Carla Conway November 27, 1985 0142-8542
 
54 The Gift Karen Wilson and Chris Webber November 28, 1985 0142-8547
 
55 Terror in Atlantis Story by Kelly Ward, Jeff Segal, and Francis Moss
Teleplay by Francis Moss
November 29, 1985 0142-8556
 
56 The Last Magic Man Mark Young December 2, 1985 0142-8548
 
57 Braxis Gone Bonkers Story by Steve DeKorte, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Mark Zaslove
December 3, 1985 0142-8551
 
58 Inside Job Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and J. Larry Carroll
Teleplay by J. Larry Carroll
December 4, 1985 0142-8557
 
59 Element of Danger Gordon Bressack December 5, 1985 0142-8549
 
60 Mission: GoBotron Story by Eric Lewald, Jeff Segal, and Kelly Ward
Teleplay by Eric Lewald
December 6, 1985 0142-8558
 
61 "Et Tu, Cy-Kill" Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, Eric Lewald, and Mark Edens
Teleplay by Eric Lewald and Mark Edens
December 9, 1985 0142-8554
 
62 The GoBots That Time Forgot John Loy December 10, 1985 0142-8555
 
63 The Secret of Halley's Comet Lane Raichert December 11, 1985 0142-8553
 
64 Guardian Academy Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, Mark Young, and Lane Raichert
Teleplay by Mark Young and Lane Raichert
December 12, 1985 0142-8560
 
65 Quest for New Earth Story by Jeff Segal, Kelly Ward, and John Loy
Teleplay by John Loy
December 13, 1985 0142-8559
 

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