Next Episode of Robot Wars is
Season 3 / Episode 5 and airs on 26 November 2017 20:00
40 teams of amateur robot fighting enthusiasts battle it out over a series of rounds in a huge purpose-built arena aiming to become the Robot Wars Champion.
In this first explosive episode, a returning roboteer has a taste for victory, an old favourite from the original series tries to prove its doubters wrong and Robot Wars gets presidential with perhaps the world's first satirical fighting robot. The teams are tasked with surviving brutal group battles and nightmarish knockout rounds in order to make it into the heat final. But that is not all - this series, there is a playoff battle for third place, culminating with the second and third place robots battling it out in a massive Ten Robot Rumble for a wildcard spot in the grand final.
The teams this week are Donald Thump, Behemoth, Sabretooth, Apollo, Apocalypse and The Swarm. Along the way, they must dodge arena hazards, menacing house robots and the all new Fog of War. Let battle commence!
In the second heat of the series, returning champions Carbide mount their title defence against some of the toughest machines in the competition. They have to fight through brutal group battles and nightmarish knockout rounds in order to make it to the heat final. Robots in this heat include runners up from last series Eruption, fellow grand finalists Aftershock, Crackers N Smash, champions Carbide, Gabriel 2 and Big Nipper. Along the way they must dodge arena hazards, menacing house robots and the all new Fog of War. But that's not all - this series there is a playoff battle for third place, culminating with the second- and third-place robots battling it out in a massive Ten Robot Rumble for a wildcard spot in the grand final.
Let battle commence!
Dara O Briain and Angela Scanlon present, with battles commentated by Jonathan Pearce. This fourth heat of the series features an experienced roboteer fighting to secure his legacy, a new wave of a spinner and the most powerful crusher in Robot Wars history. Competing through brutal group battles and fierce knockout rounds for a place in the heat final are Iron-Awe 6, The Kegs, Tauron, Nuts 2, Concussion and Androne 4000. They must dodge arena hazards, menacing house robots and the all new Fog of War. But that is not all - this series there is a playoff battle for third place, culminating with the second and third place robots battling it out in a massive Ten Robot Rumble for a wildcard spot in the Grand Final. Let battle commence!wildcard spot in the grand final.
In the penultimate episode of the series, Expulsion, Coyote, Thor, Magnetar, Hobgoblin and Push to Exit all fight for a place in the Robot Wars Grand Final.
Georgina and her classmates from Expulsion hope to win, despite their youthful inexperience.
Magnetar and self-taught engineer Ellis are looking to prove the doubters wrong by finally building a reliable machine, and Crufts fan Shane, with his robot Push To Exit, hopes to be best in show.
Dara Ó Briain and Angela Scanlon present the action, and as always the battles are overseen by the judges Professor Noel Sharkey, Professor Sethu Vijayakumar and Dr Lucy Rogers, from the Robot Wars arena in Glasgow, with commentary by the legendary Jonathan Pearce.
The Grand Final begins with the biggest battle in Robot Wars history, the Ten Robot Rumble!
All second and third place robots from the heats will be given one last chance to battle it out in a ten-way, no time limit, last robot standing, fight to the death - with the winner securing the Wildcard and last spot in the Grand Final.
The teams will need to have their wits about them as they try to avoid deadly arena hazards and menacing House Robots, along with nine other competitors.
Once the carnage of the Robot Rumble is over there are two brutal group battles, followed by the knockout rounds leading up to the Robot Wars Grand Final.
Who will be crowned the Robot Wars Champion? Let battle commence!
Dara Ó Briain(Presenter)
Professor Noel Sharkey(Judge)
Professor Sethu Vijayakumar(Judge)
Doctor Lucy Rogers(Judge)
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