Classic TV Show

The main reason why everybody knows about Robot Wars is because, of the classic TV show that ran from 1998 – 2004 with 7 main series and 2 spin-off series (The Extreme series). The show put robots in an arena and let them fight to see who, is the winner of the Wars. The show ran on BBC 2 from 1998 – 2002 with Series 7 shown on channel Five.  The list of champions are below:




Series 1 – Road Block

Series 2 – Panic Attack

Series 3 – Chaos 2

Series 4 – Chaos 2

Series 5 – Razer

Series 6 – Tornado

Series 7 – Typhoon II





First World Champion – Razer

Second World Champion – Razer

Third World Champion – Storm II

Not only did they have to fight each other but, fight the mighty house robots.



Matilda – Series 1 – 7

Sergeant Bash – Series 1 – 7

Shunt – Series 1 – 7

Dead Metal – Series 1 – 7

Sir Killalot – Series 2 – 7

Sentinel – Series 2

Refbot – Series 4 – 7

Mr Psycho – Series 6 – 7

Growler – Series 6 – 7

Cassius Chrome – Series 7

The show led to a number of similar shows at the turn of the millennium with international versions made and  but, sadly ended in 2004 with a number of different reasons to why the show failed.