History Awesome / RobotWars

26th Mar '17 1:21:09 PM LaTriezieme
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* Shellshock utterly curbstomping Heavy Metal by outflanking them and ripping off one of their wheels, [[TemptingFate only seconds after the latter assumed they'd be able to run rings around the newcomer]]




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* Pulsar vs Supernova was literally a SingleStrokeBattle, with Pulsar ramming Supernova head on with enough force to hurl them the length of the arena, and leave them damaged enough that they barely managed to get repaired in time for the next fight.
26th Mar '17 1:11:10 PM LaTriezieme
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** M.R. Speed Squared, the rebuilt version, was even more powerful than that.



* Before the battles commenced Heat E's Gabriel looked like something of a joke, a gangly thwackbot with plastic armour and two huge vulnerable wheels just begging to be torn off by rival spinners. When it actually fought however it dominated all but one of its opponents during the melee and round robin, none of which could even attack it effectively due to its odd shape, clever tactics and excellent driving. Its rubbery plastic wheels proved nearly impossible to damage, no-selling even the powerful spinning weapons mounted by Pulsar and Ironside III. How successful was it? In the entire epsiode, it ''never'' lost by knockout.

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* Before the battles commenced Heat E's Gabriel looked like something of a joke, a gangly thwackbot with plastic armour and two huge vulnerable wheels just begging to be torn off by rival spinners. When it actually fought however it dominated all but one of its opponents during the melee and round robin, none of which could even attack it effectively due to its odd shape, clever tactics and excellent driving. Its rubbery plastic wheels proved nearly impossible to damage, no-selling even the powerful spinning weapons mounted by Pulsar and Ironside III. How successful was it? In It got all the entire epsiode, it way to the episode final, and ''never'' lost by knockout.


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** On a related note, Cherub's handling and control was invariably spectacular, particularly considering the age of the driver. They basically managed to fight on even terms with everyone else simply by outmaneuvering them at every turn.


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* Pulsar and Ironside literally take seconds to demolish an elimination round between them, cementing them both as serious competitors in an instant.
26th Mar '17 8:43:31 AM Clegginator
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* In case you were under the impression that the House Robots were "theatrical robots" intended to look intimidating but not really do any actual damage, in the lead-up to Series 9 the BBC released [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04thjt6 promotional trailer]] where Sir Killalot, Shunt and Matilda take out their anger on a parked car. While just ''seeing'' the House Robots approach the car is intimidating enough (a lot of people don't realise how ''big'' the House Robots are at first glance), the destructive highlights include Matilda smashing her flywheel into the side of the car so violently that the entire vehicle lurches sideways, and Killalot driving his claw in through the sundered bonnet, then ripping out and casually discarding ''practically the entire engine block!''

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* In case you were under the impression that the House Robots were "theatrical robots" intended to look intimidating but not really do any actual damage, in the lead-up to Series 9 the BBC released [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04thjt6 a promotional trailer]] where Sir Killalot, Shunt and Matilda take out their anger on a parked car. While just ''seeing'' the House Robots approach the car is intimidating enough (a lot of people don't realise how ''big'' the House Robots are at first glance), the destructive highlights include Matilda smashing her flywheel into the side of the car so violently that the entire vehicle lurches sideways, and Killalot driving his claw in through the sundered bonnet, then ripping out and casually discarding ''practically the entire engine block!''
15th Mar '17 11:32:01 AM GF93
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* In case you were under the impression that the House Robots were "theatrical robots" intended to look intimidating but not really do any actual damage, in the lead-up to Series 9 the BBC released [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04thjt6 promotional trailer]] where Killalot, Shunt and Matilda take out their anger on a parked car. While just ''seeing'' the House Robots approach the car is intimidating enough (a lot of people don't realise how ''big'' the House Robots are at first glance), the destructive highlights include Matilda smashing her flywheel into the side of the car so violently that the entire vehicle lurches sideways, and Killalot driving his claw in through the sundered bonnet then ripping out and casually discarding ''practically the entire engine block!''

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* In case you were under the impression that the House Robots were "theatrical robots" intended to look intimidating but not really do any actual damage, in the lead-up to Series 9 the BBC released [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04thjt6 promotional trailer]] where Sir Killalot, Shunt and Matilda take out their anger on a parked car. While just ''seeing'' the House Robots approach the car is intimidating enough (a lot of people don't realise how ''big'' the House Robots are at first glance), the destructive highlights include Matilda smashing her flywheel into the side of the car so violently that the entire vehicle lurches sideways, and Killalot driving his claw in through the sundered bonnet bonnet, then ripping out and casually discarding ''practically the entire engine block!''



* PP3D managing to send Cherub ''through the arena sidewall'' with its powerful flywheel. And a moment of awesome for Cherub for somehow surviving this with minimal damage!
** In the same episode, Shunt gets one for pinning PP3D against the wall until it ''set itself on fire'' from the shock reflecting back into it. [[NoSell And Shunt didn't even budge.]]

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** In the same episode, Matilda gets one by inflicting a particularly impressive OneHitKill on fan-favourite Nuts 2. How? By hitting it with her flywheel so hard that she outright ''sends it flying'', [[RingOut causing it to land outside of the arena]] and send Jonathan Pearce into one his trademark [[TheHyena laughing fits]].
* PP3D [=PP3D=] managing to send Cherub ''through the arena sidewall'' with its powerful flywheel. And a moment of awesome for Cherub for somehow surviving this with minimal damage!
** In the same episode, Shunt gets one for pinning PP3D [=PP3D=] against the wall until it ''set itself on fire'' from the shock reflecting back into it.it in its fight against Behemoth. [[NoSell And Shunt didn't even budge.]]
13th Mar '17 6:03:51 AM Sinister_Sandwich
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* PP3D managing to send Cherub ''through the arena sidewall'' with its powerful flywheel. And a moment of awesome for Cherub for somehow surviving this with minimal damage!
** In the same episode, Shunt gets one for pinning PP3D against the wall until it ''set itself on fire'' from the shock reflecting back into it. [[NoSell And Shunt didn't even budge.]]
7th Mar '17 3:02:05 PM LaTriezieme
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* Sabertooth, after sixteen years without ever scoring a victory, took on Terrorhurtz and won in a very evenly matched fight. And furthermore, despite a huge chunk of their drum being knocked out by Terrorhurtz, Team Sabertooth went on to perform well in subsequent rounds, getting all the way to the episode final before being beaten by Aftershock.
6th Mar '17 10:49:09 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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* While it may not be as universally liked, the fight between [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFVa5iPnQI8 Bigger Brother and Hypno-Disc]] shows the former getting ripped apart and ''still winning''. Even Jonathan Pearce was going through its death speech before they managed it. The show's wiki later voted it the greatest battle in Robot Wars history.

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* While it may not be as universally liked, the fight between [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFVa5iPnQI8 com/watch?v=olR2--vUJts&list=PL18605D3D405D6289&index=57#t=9m17s Bigger Brother and Hypno-Disc]] shows the former getting ripped apart and ''still winning''. Even Jonathan Pearce was going through its death speech before they managed it. The show's wiki later voted it the greatest battle in Robot Wars history.
4th Mar '17 4:35:45 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* In case you were under the impression that the House Robots were "theatrical robots" intended to look intimidating but not really do any actual damage, in the lead-up to Series 9 the BBC released [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04thjt6 promotional trailer]] where Killalot, Shunt and Matilda take out their anger on a parked car. While just ''seeing'' the House Robots approach the car is intimidating enough (a lot of people don't realise how ''big'' the House Robots are at first glance), the destructive highlights include Matilda smashing her flywheel into the side of the car so violently that the entire vehicle lurches sideways, and Killalot driving his claw in through the sundered bonnet then ripping out and casually discarding ''practically the entire engine block!''
20th Feb '17 4:47:38 PM GF93
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** Kill-e-Crank-e [[TakingYouWithMe eliminating]] [[HeroicSacrifice veteran robot]] [[TheDreaded Razer]] by timing its drive into the pit while Razer was still holding onto it. Bonus points for carrying on [[RunningGag the Razer-killing legacy]] of its predecessor Pussycat.
18th Jan '17 1:50:49 PM F1Krazy
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* Hypnodisc's two defining Crowning Moments of awesome were its {{Curb Stomp Battle}}s against Robogeddon and Splinter.

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* Hypnodisc's two defining Crowning Moments of awesome Awesome were its {{Curb Stomp Battle}}s against Robogeddon and Splinter.Splinter in the 3rd and 4th Wars respectively.



* Yet ''another'' awesome performance from Hypno-Disc (it had quite a few) came in its Extreme 1 Mayhem battle against Wheely Big Cheese and Ming 3. Hypno-Disc usually struggled against multiple opponents (as it did in the following Annihilator), but on this occasion it was utterly dominant, running rings around its two opponents. Wheely Big Cheese ended up with several massive gashes in its armour and one of its wheels hanging off, while Ming 3 ended up with ''[[FreeWheel no wheels whatsoever]]''.



** The predecessor to Wheely Big Cheese, The Big Cheese, may have been OvershadowedByAwesome due to only reaching a heat final in its only appearance, but you shouldn't forget that the only reason it never got as far as Wheely Big Cheese was because its heat final opponent was ''Chaos 2.'' The clash of these two titans was unquestionably ''the'' best battle in all of Series 3 (and was officially voted as such) and this was the only real challenge Chaos 2 would face from another competitor until the semifinals of Series ''4'' (meaning this could almost be considered to have been the real Grand Final right then and there)! It wasn't ''just'' a great battle between two awesome robots either; after Chaos 2 flipped The Big Cheese and its was unable (just barely) to self-right, the House Robots came in for the kill. Sir Killalot drove his lance into The Big Cheese, lifting it into the air in retribution for boasts from Roger Plant that The Big Cheese could defeat him and carried it over to the arena floor flipper. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xny6LqNkbu8#t=7m43s What happened next was LEGENDARY;]] Killalot naively put The Big Cheese down on the flipper upright and it blithely drove right off it, attacked Sgt. Bash, hauled him ''into the air'' and ''broke him apart!'' This is the only instance of a competitor actually lifting a House Robot ''completely'' off the arena floor and cemented The Big Cheese forever as the most powerful electric lifter ''ever'' seen on the show.

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** The predecessor to Wheely Big Cheese, The Big Cheese, may have been OvershadowedByAwesome due to only reaching a heat final in its only appearance, but you shouldn't forget that the only reason it never got as far as Wheely Big Cheese was because its heat final opponent was ''Chaos 2.'' The clash of these two titans was unquestionably ''the'' best battle in all of Series 3 (and was officially voted as such) and this was the only real challenge Chaos 2 would face from another competitor until the semifinals of Series ''4'' (meaning this could almost be considered to have been the real Grand Final right then and there)! It wasn't ''just'' a great battle between two awesome robots either; after Chaos 2 flipped The Big Cheese and its was unable (just barely) to self-right, the House Robots came in for the kill. Sir Killalot drove his lance into The Big Cheese, lifting it into the air in retribution for boasts from Roger Plant that The Big Cheese could defeat him and carried it over to the arena floor flipper. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xny6LqNkbu8#t=7m43s What happened next was LEGENDARY;]] LEGENDARY]]: Killalot naively put The Big Cheese down on the flipper upright and it blithely drove right off it, attacked Sgt. Bash, hauled him ''into the air'' and ''broke him apart!'' This is the only instance of a competitor actually lifting a House Robot ''completely'' off the arena floor and cemented The Big Cheese forever as the most powerful electric lifter ''ever'' seen on the show.
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