Robot Wars

Season 8

Season 8, Episode 6 - Episode 6

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The heat winners in shows 1 to 5 come back to fight again. The judges must choose one Wild Card from the runners-up to join them. Every team left standing battles it out to make it to the grand final of Robot Wars.

Season 8, Episode 5 - Episode 5

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This features one of the most bizarre but certainly the tallest robot ever seen on Robot Wars, Gabriel, built by Mensa member Craig and his three sons. It has wheels as tall as a washing machine and a huge samurai sword.

Season 8, Episode 4

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In this show, the former holiday camp Bluecoats dare to flip two of the House Robots with their 'launcher' Apollo. Engineering students have created a future tech machine that uses mecanum motion to move in any direction.

Season 8, Episode 3

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This show features an eclectic collection of home-made robots including Glitterbomb, designed by nine-year-old April. In a Robot Wars first, a team of students from Scotland bring a robot made of wood with a petrol engine.

Season 8, Episode 2

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The huge axe of Robot Thor driven by Jason, a builder from Northampton, clashes with Will and Ian from Team Shockwave. Judge Sethu Vijayakumar discusses his work with NASA in creating androids for the Mission to Mars.

Season 8, Episode 1

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Eight fighting robot teams battle it out to get past the initial group stage to progress into the mini-league of the head-to-heads. The two teams with the most points after the head-to-heads battle it out in the heat final.

Episode 1

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In this epic knockout competition, contestants design and control the most deadly robot they can and go head to head for global domination. There's chainsaws, spikes, blood sweat and tears on Robot Wars.