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Robotica was along with [http://lostmediawiki.com/BattleBots_(partially_lost_game_show;_2000-2002) Battlebots], and Robot Wars  
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'''Robotica''' was along with [http://lostmediawiki.com/BattleBots_(partially_lost_game_show;_2000-2002) Battlebots], and Robot Wars  
 
one of the three Robot Combat game shows that aired on TLC, from 2001-2002 Unlike its peers it had a very different format, with each robot going through different obstacles, with the robot that gets the most points making the combat stage called "The Fight to the Finish" The series is considered partially found as one episode: Season 2, Episode 2 has been lost since the show stopped airing in 2002.  
 
one of the three Robot Combat game shows that aired on TLC, from 2001-2002 Unlike its peers it had a very different format, with each robot going through different obstacles, with the robot that gets the most points making the combat stage called "The Fight to the Finish" The series is considered partially found as one episode: Season 2, Episode 2 has been lost since the show stopped airing in 2002.  
  

Revision as of 19:55, 5 November 2017

Robotica Title.jpg

Robotica Title Card.

Status: Partially Lost

Robotica was along with Battlebots, and Robot Wars one of the three Robot Combat game shows that aired on TLC, from 2001-2002 Unlike its peers it had a very different format, with each robot going through different obstacles, with the robot that gets the most points making the combat stage called "The Fight to the Finish" The series is considered partially found as one episode: Season 2, Episode 2 has been lost since the show stopped airing in 2002.

Discovery Networks still owns the masters for Robotica, and Season 3 did have a brief re-run on The Science Channel in 2009. This was the lesser known of the three Robot Combat shows, and wasn't as popular as its rival shows, only managing a total of 3 seasons, and 21 episodes before being canceled in late 2002 due to poor ratings, and the sport returning to its live event roots with reruns airing on TLC until sometime in 2003 when the show was finally taken off air. Unlike Battlebots, and Robot Wars the show has not been rebooted as of 2017, and it is unknown if it ever will be.


Seasons

Season 1

Season 1 consisted of 7 episodes, unlike other seasons this season of Robotica had a third event called "The Speedway", and a completely different version of "The Gauntlet", and "The Maze". In the following seasons The Speedway would be completely nixed, and both The Gauntlet, and The Maze would go through a complete redesign. This season was won by Run Amok, which unlike other seasons fought three robots in the Fight to the Finish.

# Episode Title Air Date Status
1 Robotica Season 1, Episode 1 Apr. 4 2001 Found
2 Robotica Season 1, Episode 2 Apr. 11 2001 Found
3 Robotica Season 1, Episode 3 Apr. 18 2001 Found
4 Robotica Season 1, Episode 4 Apr. 25 2001 Found
5 Robotica Season 1 Episode 5 May. 2 2001 Found
6 Robotica Season 1 Episode 6 May. 9 2001 Found
7 Robotica Season 1 Championships May. 16 2001 Found

Season 2

Season 2 started with a completely different format, The Speedway was gone, and The Gauntlet, and The Maze were completely redesigned to allow both robots to make contact with each other. This season was won by Flexy Flyer, a robot whose debut episode is considered lost media, and some episodes like Season 2, Episode 3 are in poor shape.

# Episode Title Air Date Status
8 Robotica Season 2, Episode 1 Nov. 4 2001 Found
9 Robotica Season 2, Episode 2 Nov. 11 2001 Lost
10 Robotica Season 2, Episode 3 Nov. 18 2001 Found
11 Robotica Season 2, Episode 4 Nov. 25 2001 Found
12 Robotica Season 2, Episode 5 Dec. 2 2001 Found
13 Robotica Season 2, Episode 6 Dec. 9 2001 Found
14 Robotica Season 2 Championships Dec. 16 2001 Found

Season 3

Season 3 followed the same format as Season 2, like seasons 2, and 3 this season also had 7 episodes. This was to be the final season, due to a combination of both suffering from sagging ratings since season 1, and the sport of Robot Combat going back to its live event roots, the show was cancelled following the Season 3 Championships. The winner of the final season was Panzer Mk. 3.

# Episode Title Air Date Status
15 Robotica Season 3, Episode 1 Oct. 5 2002 Found
16 Robotica Season 3, Episode 2 Oct. 12 2002 Found
17 Robotica Season 3, Episode 3 Oct. 19 2002 Found
18 Robotica Season 3, Episode 4 Oct. 26 2002 Found
19 Robotica Season 3, Episode 5 Nov. 2 2002 Found
20 Robotica Season 3, Episode 6 Nov. 9 2002 Found
21 Robotica Season 3 Chamionships Nov. 16 2002 Found