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What happened to Refbot?
During Heat A of the New Blood Championship, Refbot was inexplicably attacked by Sergeant Bash in the second round battle between Mute and Mr Nasty, after the latter came out of his CPZ and began shooting flames at him. He’s pushing Sergeant Bash out of it! Get away!
What happened hypno-disc?
Hypno-Disc was still spinning in circles at the end, yet it was still plucked up by house robot Sir Killalot, and dumped down into the pit of oblivion.
What happened to the house Robots from Robot Wars?
The original House Robots were constructed and maintained by the BBC’s Visual Effects Department, led by Chris Reynolds. The department eventually closed in 2003, with Reynolds and his team instead being employed by Robot Wars itself for Series 7.
Why was Robot Wars canceled?
The BBC have axed the show from its line-up for 2018 in order to “make room for new shows” going forward, and the teams behind the show announced the cancellation online. The show, which was given a fresh lick of paint with new presenters Angela Scanlon and Dara O’Briain, failed to set ratings alight.
Did Carbide ever lose?
Carbide was a heavyweight robot which competed in Series 8, 9 and 10 of Robot Wars. In doing so, Carbide became the first UK Champion since Chaos 2 in Series 3 to win via knockout, and achieved its championship victory without a single loss.
Who beat Hypnodisc?
The defeated Hypno-Disc was dragged into the corner of the arena by Dead Metal, while Chaos 2 celebrated its title victory by flipping Matilda and Shunt over as well. “Chaos 2 has won the final, flipping Hypno-Disc!
Did Razer win Robot Wars?
Despite gaining a reputation for being unreliable, it was champion of the fifth series of Robot Wars, runner-up in the sixth, and won the first two Robot Wars World Championships. The arm is also an integral element of Razer’s winged self-righting mechanism, which rolls the robot back onto its wheels if inverted.
How big are the robots in Robot Wars?
For Series 8, new versions of Matilda, Shunt, Dead Metal and Sir Killalot were constructed. They are considerably heavier with improved weaponry. All the house robots are over 300 kg (661 lb) in weight and Sir Killalot now weighs 741 kg (1,634 lb).
Will Robot Wars ever return?
Robot Wars is dead again. After three series, the BBC has announced that the revival is over and the show will not be returning.
Is there going to be Sgt Bash in Robot Wars?
Sgt. Bash did not appear in the rebooted series of Robot Wars, with James Cooper of Robo Challenge stating that they did not have the time to complete a new version of him for Series 8. He was the only House Robot from the original set of four not to return for the revived series.
Who was the original creator of Sergeant Bash?
— Chris Reynolds describes the inspiration for Sergeant Bash’s design Sergeant Bash, abbreviated to Sgt. Bash from Series 3 onwards, and often shortened to just Bash, was one of the original four House Robots from the UK game show Robot Wars.
What kind of weapons does Sergeant Bash have?
In Series 1 and 2, Sergeant Bash initially had steel armour and was armed with two secondary weapons – a front spiked battering ram and a rear-mounted circular saw/angle grinder.
Where are the gas bottles in Sergeant Bash?
In Series 1-2, the gas bottles were positioned at the front, while the motors for Sergeant Bash’s saw were located at the rear behind the flamethrower turret. The bottles were relocated to the rear for Series 3 onwards, leaving no room for the saw, so it was removed and replaced with an ornamental saw protruding from his rear panel.