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Encyclopedia > Rattrap
Transformers character
Rattrap
Affiliation Maximal
Sub-Group Basic Beasts
Scouts
Transmetal
Deluxe Beast
Mega Beasts
Function Spy
Intelligence/Surveillance Expert
Motto "Be a straight shooter and your friends and enemies will respect ya."
"My mind is my ultimate weapon!" "We're all gonna die!"
Alternate Modes Cybertronian Motorcycle
Rat
Transmetal Rat
Technorganic Rat
Series Beast Wars
Beast Machines
Transformers: Timelines
Voiced by Scott McNeil (English)
Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese)


Rattrap ("Rattol" in Japan) is the name of a fictional character from the Transformers toyline that appeared in the Beast Wars and Beast Machines series. He is a Maximal and takes the beast form of a rat. Transformers are fictional alien robots and the titular characters of a popular[1] Hasbro toy line and its spin-offs. ... Maximals are a faction in the Transformers toyline by Hasbro and the accompanying animated television series Beast Wars. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Beast Machines was an animated television series produced by Mainframe Entertainment that was a direct sequel to Beast Wars and is the final television series to take place within the continuity of the original Transformers series. ... Scott McNeil (born September 15, 1962 in Brisbane, Australia), is a voice actor. ... Kappei Yamaguchi ) (real name: Mitsuo Yamaguchi )) (born May 23, 1965) is a male seiyū from Fukuoka, Fukuoka, affiliated with Gokū and 21st Century Fox. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Beast Machines was an animated television series produced by Mainframe Entertainment that was a direct sequel to Beast Wars and is the final television series to take place within the continuity of the original Transformers series. ... Maximals are a faction in the Transformers toyline by Hasbro and the accompanying animated television series Beast Wars. ...

Contents

Transformers: Beast Wars

Transformers: Timelines

Rattrap as he appears in "Dawn of Future's Past."

One of the Botcon 2006 exclusive figures is a repaint of Cybertron Ransack. Prior to his reformatting into a rat on Earth, Rattrap was a similarly sized Maximal who transformed into a motorcycle. Rattrap's origins mirror his role as a Maximal in Beast Wars. He serves as the team's hacker and weapons controller on the Axalon. To make up for Ransack's head design, Rattrap wears a removable hat, under which lies his brain-like, silver texture he is known for in the main series. Under his targeting the former Decepticons Laserbeak and Buzzsaw meet their apparent end in outer space. Image File history File links Timelines_Rattrap. ... Image File history File links Timelines_Rattrap. ... Ransack is the name of several characters in the Transformers Universes. ... A variety of parked motorcycles A motorcycle or motorbike is a single-track, two-wheeled motor vehicle powered by an engine. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Laserbeak is the name given to four fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. ... Buzzsaw is the name of several fictional characters in the fictional Transformers universes. ...


Animated series

Rattrap is a Maximal from the Beast Wars Transformers universe, an infiltrator, sharpshooter, saboteur and demolitions expert. He is famous for delivering the line “We're all gonna die!.” when things look grim for the Maximals, which usually reacted the immediate response from his fellow Maximals: “Shut up, Rattrap!”; barring two instances: once in the episode "Coming of the Fuzors Pt. 2", to which Rhinox replies, "It happens" and once in the series finale "Nemesis pt 2": after Megatron used the ancient Decepticon battleship Nemesis to uncover the resting place of the Ark. When Rattrap said that they were going to die and the only response was a grim "Yep" from Rhinox. In the episode “Dark Voyage” he mentioned that he used to be an energon miner. He also hints at being much older than some of his comrades realize, though his actual age is never specified. It is humorously suggested in the show that he is a distant relative of Autobot Arcee ("What in the name of my great-aunt Arcee is going on here?!" "Transmutate"). Although never seen in the television series, a toy of him from the 2006 Botcon says he turned into a Cybertronian motorcycle before being reformatted as a rat. Maximals are a faction in the Transformers toyline by Hasbro and the accompanying animated television series Beast Wars. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Various Transformers toys. ... Megatron is a fictional character, and the main antagonist, from the Beast Wars and Beast Machines animated series and toy lines, part of the Transformers multiverse. ... The Nemesis is a Decepticon spaceship in the fictional Transformers Generation One universe. ... The Ark is an Autobot spacecraft in the fictional Transformers Universe. ... Rhinox is the name of several fictional characters from various Transformers Universes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Arcee is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universe. ...


Second to Rhinox, Rattrap has some knowledge about mechanics, especially sabotage and demolition/explosives, managing to create an effective countermeasure to Tarantulas's shield around a Vok ship in one episode. Rattrap often criticizes Cheetor's immaturity and at times defies Optimus Primal when he feels Optimus's ideas are unreasonable, too risky or stupid. Rattrap also expresses frequent suspicions of Dinobot's loyalty throughout his time as a Maximal. For his part, Dinobot never likes Rattrap either, often referring to him as "vermin" and making jokes about Rattrap's odor. Though the two often bicker, their relationship evolves over time and they become friendly rivals right up until the time of Dinobot's betrayal in "Maximal, No More". Although Rattrap never quite trusts him after Dinobot's brief return to his original Predacon allegiance, it is Rattrap who is shown to be the most affected by Dinobot's bravery and passing as Dinobot lay dying in Code of Hero. After Dinobot's death, Rattrap is often partnered with the fuzor Silverbolt. Rattrap is the most eager of the group to go home to Cybertron, and he is constantly giving his comrades nicknames, both derogatory and friendly. Despite his tendency to give his comrades nicknames, Rattrap is, in fact, capable of being leader, and once in Primal's absence takes the mantle of leadership, albeit reluctantly (Chain of Command). Rhinox is the name of several fictional characters from various Transformers Universes. ... “Saboteur” redirects here. ... Tarantulas (pronounced TER-ANT-CHEW-LUSS in the series) is a Predacon in the Beast Wars series. ... In Transformers history, the Vok were mysterious and powerful aliens who had evolved beyond the corporeal world. ... Cheetor is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers toyline. ... Optimus Primal (Convoy, later Beast Convoy to differentiate him from the original Convoy, Blackjack in some European markets) is a fictional character from the Transformers toyline, and the leader of the Maximal forces and the main protagonist in the Beast Wars television series. ... Dinobot is a Transformer from the fictional Beast Wars Transformers universe. ... This article is about the evil factions of Beast Wars and Transformers: Robots in Disguise known as Predacons and the Armada character of the same name. ... List of Beast Wars episodes Code of Hero was the 35th episode of Beast Wars, which aired on March 9, 1998. ... Silverbolt is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. ... This article deals with the military concept. ...


In the English version of the show, Rattrap speaks with a Brooklyn accent. This article is about the borough of New York City. ...


Season One

Rattrap transforms.

Rattrap was the navigator of the crew of the Maximal exploration ship called the Axalon commanded by Optimus Primal. He worked alongside Cheetor and Rhinox. The Axalon chased the Predacon criminal Megatron and his band of Predacons on their ship the Darkside through transwarp space after the theft of the Golden Disk artifact. The Maximals and Predacons crashed on prehistoric Earth, where high energon levels threatened to destroy the crew unless they adopted organic alternate modes. Rattrap was given the form of a rat. At this point Rattrap had not developed his later loyalty, flatly disobeying Optimus Primal at several points if it contradicted his survival instincts, and openly criticizing him for accepting Dinobot into the group. Despite this, Rattrap would soon prove there was more to him than wisecracks and constant complaints: when Cheetor was captured by the sadistic Tarantulas, Rattrap personally tracked down and rescued him, battling and defeating the spider Predacon. This led to a short-lived rivalry between the two, and they clashed on several occasions afterwards. Image File history File links Rattrap-anim. ... Image File history File links Rattrap-anim. ... Beast Wars The Axalon (foreground) and Darkside (background) before crashing on prehistoric Earth. ... Optimus Primal (Convoy, later Beast Convoy to differentiate him from the original Convoy, Blackjack in some European markets) is a fictional character from the Transformers toyline, and the leader of the Maximal forces and the main protagonist in the Beast Wars television series. ... Cheetor is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers toyline. ... Rhinox is the name of several fictional characters from various Transformers Universes. ... Megatron is a fictional character, and the main antagonist, from the Beast Wars and Beast Machines animated series and toy lines, part of the Transformers multiverse. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Megatron, as he appeared pre-Beast Wars in Dreamwave comics, stealing the Golden Disk. ... Energon is the primary source of power for the Transformers. ... Dinobot is a Transformer from the fictional Beast Wars Transformers universe. ... Tarantulas (pronounced TER-ANT-CHEW-LUSS in the series) is a Predacon in the Beast Wars series. ...


When it appeared that Optimus Primal was killed by an alien probe in "Chain of Command", Dinobot attempted to seize command of the Maximals, but Rattrap was appointed second in command by Primal (who rather oddly did not appoint Rhinox in that position instead, although Rhinox would in later episodes assume that role) when he contacted the Maximals from inside the probe. Although he led the Maximals in freeing Optimus he informed Optimus that he did not wish to command again. Indeed, ever afterward, he is seen deferring to Rhinox. In Transformers history, the Vok were mysterious and powerful aliens who had evolved beyond the corporeal world. ...


Eventually Rattrap developed an intense loyalty to Primal (despite his numerous complaints) and accompanied him on many missions. He was instrumental in sabotaging Terrorsaur's floating mountain of energon, and his spying experience came in handy when he temporarily "defected" to the Predacons in order to find out how the Predacons were bugging the Maximal communications. His small size and infiltration talents were also displayed when the Maximal defense computer Sentinel went haywire. Despite the numerous traps and defenses the malfunctioning computer threw at him, Rattrap was able to make his way to the computer core and shut it down. The other Maximals were convinced Rattrap was destroyed in the process, until the somber moment was broken by Rattrap himself. He was also nearly killed by Dinobot's Predacon created clone. Rattrap accompanied Primal to free Airazor from the Vok ship, and was also present as Optimus flew a modified stasis pod to destroy the Vok planet killer - only to watch helplessly as Primal was destroyed by Megatron's treachery. Terrorsaur is the name of several fictional characters from the world of Transformers universes. ... Energon is the primary source of power for the Transformers. ... Sentinel is the name of a computer defense grid from the Transformers television series Beast Wars. ... Airazor is the name of two fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. ... In Transformers history, the Vok were mysterious and powerful aliens who had evolved beyond the corporeal world. ...


Season Two

Cheetor, Dinobot and Rattrap - ready for battle.

At the beginning of season two, Rattrap was reformatted into a transmetal rat with the additional mechanical attributes of a dragster (wheels and an engine) by the quantum surge that was created from the explosion which destroyed Optimus Primal. Following the (temporary) death of Optimus Primal, Rhinox took the initiative, leading the remaining Maximals in defending the base from overwhelming Predacon forces. In the fight, Rattrap became the first Maximal to face the newly transmetal Megatron in a brief one on one showdown. Though no match for Megatron's raw might, he still managed to score a rather embarrassing hit against the giant by taking out his legs when Megatron charged at him. However, Rattrap was accidentally taken out by an out-of-control Cheetor, and the two would have been killed if not for the intervention of Rhinox. Image File history File links Cheetordinobotrattrap. ... Image File history File links Cheetordinobotrattrap. ... Transmetal Optimus Primal Transmetal Megatron Transmetals are a subgroup of Beast Wars in the fictional Transformers Universe, featuring toys with mechanical animal modes and techno-organic robot modes. ...

Transmetal Rattrap

With Rhinox offline searching for Primal's spark (having cowed Dinobot into submission beforehand) Rattrap found himself in the position he disliked most – being left in command. With no other options he led Cheetor and Dinobot in a stand against the Predacons to buy time for Rhinox to succeed. Although they fought valiantly (even sparing Silverbolt as a tribute to Primal) the Predacon numbers and firepower proved too much. All three would have been killed, but Optimus returned as a transmetal and single-handedly fought off the entire Predacon force. Later, Rattrap would be forced into a peace-maker role of sorts again. When Megatron used the Golden Disc to take control of a Vok ship that abducted Airazor and Tigatron, using it to capture Primal, Rattrap was the one who convinced the other Maximals of the necessity of an alliance with Tarantulas to stop Megatron taking the ship back to Cybertron. Rattrap infiltrated the ship and freed Primal, leaving him to battle with Megatron as Tarantulas took out the ship's power systems. Transmetal Rattrap in beast mode File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Transmetal Rattrap in beast mode File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A Spark is the soul of a Transformer, first introduced in the Beast Wars storyline. ... Silverbolt is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. ... In Transformers history, the Vok were mysterious and powerful aliens who had evolved beyond the corporeal world. ... Airazor is the name of two fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. ... Tigatron Tigatron is a Transformer character from Beast Wars. ... Tarantulas (pronounced TER-ANT-CHEW-LUSS in the series) is a Predacon in the Beast Wars series. ...


Rattrap's friendship with Dinobot would be sorely tested when the warrior Transformer returned briefly to the Predacon fold. Captured by the Predacons, Megatron ordered Dinobot to kill the helpless Maximal but Dinobot refused and turned on the Predacons once again. Although Rattrap would make the decision to accept Dinobot back into the fold, after this Rattrap never fully trusted Dinobot again. However, events would be taken out of his hands. After an argument with Rattrap Dinobot set out to redeem himself in the eyes of his friends – and died doing so. Single-handedly driving off a full-scale Predacon attempt to wipe out the early humans, Rattrap and the other Maximals arrived just in time to hear Dinobot's last words. Tellingly, Rattrap was the first to salute the fallen warrior's spark as it joined the Matrix. A Spark is the soul of a Transformer, first introduced in the Beast Wars storyline. ...


When Ravage arrived from Cybertron to capture Megatron, Rattrap took part in the daring assault on the Predacon ship, capturing Megatron. However, on viewing a recording made by the original Megatron Ravage switched sides and attacked the Axalon in his ship. Rattrap launched a solo assault on the ship, destroying it (and Ravage) with a few well planted bombs. Megatron's plan to alter history was then revealed and Rattrap and the other Maximals journeyed to The Ark to stop him. Taking out the Autobot defense gun with a well placed blast, Rattrap was nonetheless too late to stop Megatron from shooting Optimus Prime in the head and causing a timestorm that threatened to rewrite all of history. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed. ... The Ark is an Autobot spacecraft in the fictional Transformers Universe. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed. ...


In the second-season episode Transmutate, Rattrap makes an off-hand remark about his "great-aunt Arcee". This is an in-joke to Susan Blu, who was not only voice director on Beast Wars, but the voice of Arcee in the movie and Transmutate in that episode. An in joke is a joke whose humour is clear only to those people who are in a group that has some prior knowledge (not known by the whole population) that makes the joke humorous. ... Susan Blu is a voice actress in various Transformers series. ...


Season Three

Prime's life was saved by the unexpected side-switching of Blackarachnia, who helped the Maximals repair the damage to Prime's body. However, Megatron was able to destroy the Maximal base, and the Maximals were forced to move into the Ark to defend it from Predacon attack. To help defend it Rattrap was sent in a submersible, as he was the only one small enough to fit, (which he sorely resented, but actually quite enjoyed once in the water) to recover the defense computer Sentinel. The mission was far from smooth, as he was attacked by Rampage, and was only saved by Depth Charge. Once on land Rattrap and Silverbolt were ambushed by the Predacons, recovering Sentinel through teamwork – until a mid-air collision with Depth Charge (who had reluctantly come to assist) made them lose it, much to Rattrap's fury. Blackarachnia (Black Widow in Japan) is a fictional Transformer character from Beast Wars, Beast Machines,Transformers: Universe and the upcoming Transformers: Animated // Originally, this character was intended to be a quick retool the Tarantulas toy, but animators ended up giving Blackarachnia a very feminine design, said to have been inspired... Rampage is the name of two different fictional characters in the Transformers universes // Rampage was a member of the Predacons, the other members being Razorclaw, Divebomb, Headstrong, and Tantrum. ... Depth Charge used by U.S. Navy later in World War II The depth charge is the oldest anti-submarine weapon. ...


Rattrap would subsequently regard Blackarachnia with suspicion for her Predacon origins (similarly to his suspicions about Dinobot). When she went missing during a battle Dinobot's clone, Rattrap refused to allow Silverbolt to go after her – until the noble Maximal brought up his friendship with the original Dinobot. Surprisingly, he was seen expressing regret at her death in the episode "Crossing the Rubicon" (although she returned as a Transmetal II). Rattrap was subsequently seen mostly assisting the other Maximals in battle and guarding the Ark. After Megatron was captured, Rattrap returned with the other surviving Maximals to Cybertron on board the Autobot shuttle Omega Delta.


Dreamwave Productions

Rattrap would appear in the Dreamwave Productions' Transformers Summer Special. After Megatron's capture, Rattrap reminisced on a time when he was under attack by Dinobot's clone while testing some digging equipment. His appeals to what was left of his former friend's personality proving ineffectual, he was astonished to be saved by Bonecrusher, Optimus Minor and Wolfang. Although Rattrap was happy to discover new Maximals, the three refused to go with him back to Maximal base. Dreamwave Productions is a Canadian art design studio and comic book publisher, best known for their multiple Transformers comic book series. ... Bonecrusher is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. ... Optimus Minor is the name of a fictional character from the Transformers toyline that appeared in the Beast Wars: The Gathering. ... Wolfang is a fictional character in the various Transformers universes. ...


Unaired episodes

One episode entitled Dark Glass would highight Rattrap and his friendship with Dinobot. Set during season three, Rattrap discovered a copy of the original Dinobot's personal datatracks (downloaded in Bad Spark). Deciding to attempt to use them to bring Dinobot back to life in the body of the clone Dinobot, Rattrap recruited Depth Charge to hunt down Dinobot. Although successful in finding the clone Dinobot and uploading the datatracks, Dinobot resisted being taken over by the new personality. Dinobot would have killed Rattrap and Depth Charge if it wasn't for the timely help of Rhinox. In the end, Rattrap would have to accept that the Dinobot he knew as his friend was gone. However, the episode never made it beyond the planning stage. Depth Charge used by U.S. Navy later in World War II The depth charge is the oldest anti-submarine weapon. ... Rhinox is the name of several fictional characters from various Transformers Universes. ...


This leaves a minor plothole in the final episodes, where Dinobot, for no known reason, reverts to his predecessor's personality following Rampage's destruction.


Manga

Manga Rattrap

In the Japanese manga, Rattrap/Rattle's beast mode was designed to resemble Pikachu. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Pikachu ) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise—a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards, and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ...


There have also been knockoffs of the original and Transmetal Rattrap made in China, with some variations in size and color from the originals.


Beast Machines

Rattrap would reappear in the follow-up series to Beast Wars: Beast Machines . Beast Machines was an animated television series produced by Mainframe Entertainment that was a direct sequel to Beast Wars and is the final television series to take place within the continuity of the original Transformers series. ...


In Beast Machines, he was reformatted into a technorganic rat. This reformatting resulted in the loss of all of his weapons, making him almost useless in combat. He was also the last of the Maximals to learn how to transform, leaving him stuck in beast mode. These issues, as well as him being the smallest Maximal, made him depressed as he felt that he was a liability for the Maximals. However, the revelation of his technical and computer hacking abilities having been greatly enhanced by his new form eventually made him an indispensable member of the team in their mission to discover the reasons behind their lost memories and Megatron's takeover of a virtually abandoned Cybertron. Megatron is a fictional character, and the main antagonist, from the Beast Wars and Beast Machines animated series and toy lines, part of the Transformers multiverse. ...

Rattrap in Beast Machines.

Many fans reacted poorly to Rattrap's portrayal in Beast Machines. At one point during his depression, he nearly became a traitor and approached Megatron for a suit of artillery. This action/characterization was unlike anything seen before in Rattrap's character, and is one of the main sources of dislike for Beast Machines . However, many fans of Beast Machines argue that Rattrap had never been depicted in the predicament he was placed in during the start of Beast Machines'; therefore they believe that to say his actions were out-of-character would be misconception. Oddly enough, the toy of Beast Machines Rattrap came with a laser whip and wheel blade weapons. Image File history File links Tsrattrapbm. ... Image File history File links Tsrattrapbm. ... Beast Machines was an animated television series produced by Mainframe Entertainment that was a direct sequel to Beast Wars and is the final television series to take place within the continuity of the original Transformers series. ...


Eventually, Rattrap broke away from the mold of "useless member" and became Maximals' computer expert. His new body let him hack into any console on the planet Cybertron, using his tail as some sort of advanced USB interface. He was also responsible for numerous Maximal inventions; including the device eventually used to turn Jetstorm back into Silverbolt. He also invented grenades which created fast-growing plants and devices which could interfere with Vehicon sensors. Towards the end of the series, Rattrap began forming a romantic relationship with fellow Maximal Botanica, even dropping the shields of Megatron's fortress/body at one point to save her life. Look up hack, hacking in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Cybertron from the original cartoon series Cybertron is the home world of the Autobots and Decepticons in the assorted stories in the fictional Transformers universes. ... Note: USB may also mean upper sideband in radio. ... Jetstorm is the name of five characters in the Transformers Universes. ... Silverbolt is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. ... In mathematics, especially in order theory, a maximal element of a subset S of some partially ordered set is an element of S that is not smaller than any other element in S. The term minimal element is defined dually. ... Botanica is a character from the second season of the Beast Machines animated cartoon series. ...


3H Enterprises

Rattrap welcomes Trailbreaker back to Cybertron.
Rattrap welcomes Trailbreaker back to Cybertron.

Although there was no new toy for Rattrap in the Transformers: Universe line which followed the story after Beast Machines, Rattrap did appear in the comic book series in the form of his Beast Machines Mega sized toy - now rendered correctly with legs. Shortly after the reformatting of Cybertron at the end at the end of Beast Machines Rattrap was amongst those who welcomed back some of the heroes of The Great War (Roulette, Shadowstriker, Sideswipe, Sunstreaker and Trailbreaker) back to Cybertron. However he was left helpless when they, Silverbolt and Blackarachnia were abducted by Unicron. After this Optimus Primal was resurrected by Primus as a response, and Rattrap once again served under him, being saved from a corrupted Blackarachnia by a resurrected Depth Charge. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 426 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (464 × 652 pixel, file size: 240 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Rattrap in 3H Enterprises Transformers Universe comics. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 426 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (464 × 652 pixel, file size: 240 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Rattrap in 3H Enterprises Transformers Universe comics. ... Sideswipe (Lambor in Japan, Frérot in Canada, Freccia in Italy) is the name of three different characters in the Transformers Universes. ... Sunstreaker (Solo in Canada, Lince in Italy) is a fictional character from The Transformers. ... Trailbreaker (Glouton in Canada, Tuono in Italy) is a fictional character from the Transformers toy line and animated television series. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Primus is the benevolent godlike entity in the fictional Transformers comic universe who fought against the Chaos-Bringer Unicron. ... Depth Charge used by U.S. Navy later in World War II The depth charge is the oldest anti-submarine weapon. ...


Rattrap also appeared in the BotCon 2004 voice actor play. When Rhinox's attempts to stop Unicron pulling victims from alternate realities resulted in two groups of dimensionally-displaced Autobots being marooned on frozen planetoids, Rattrap was sent alongside Waspinator and Silverbolt to help. They ended up battling Unicron's minions alongside a crew of timelost Autobots (Bumblebee, Cosmos and Tracks) and the two groups of Autobots they had been sent to help (both from the RiD universes), and, with Rhinox's help, sent them back to their own times and realities. Rhinox is the name of several fictional characters from various Transformers Universes. ... Waspinator is the name of a fictional character from the various Transformers universes. ... Silverbolt is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. ... Bumblebee is the name of a fictional character from the various Transformers universes. ... Cosmos is the Autobots reconnaissance & communications specialist in space. ... Tracks (Le Sillage in Canada, Puma in Italy) is the name to a single character in the Transformers Universes. ...


List of Nicknames

  • Optimus Primal: "Big Bot", "The Boss Monkey", "Fearless Leader", "The Big Ape", "The Big Cheese" "Big Banana", "Trans-Monkey", "Optimus Pinhead" (Rattrap called Optimus "Boss-Mobile" in the Timelines comic.)
  • Megatron: "Scale Belly", "Megajerk"
  • Cheetor: "Spots", "Kitty cat", "Sky-Cat", "Pussycat", "Cloud-Kitty" little cat
  • Rhinox: "Big-Green", "Horn Head", "Bulldozer"
  • Tigatron: "Tigatron the Barbarian", "Stripes"
  • Dinobot: "Chopperface", "Irascible Raptor", "Dinobrain", "Lizard Lips", "Dinobutt", "Bronto Brain", "Fossilface", "Dinoboob"
  • Tarantulas: "String-Butt", "Eight-Eyes"
  • Depth Charge: "Captain Minnow", "Captain Herring", "Tin Tuna", "Flounder"
  • Airazor: "Birdlady",
  • Tigerhawk: "Thunder-Butt" big cat
  • Blackarachnia: "Legs" or "Webs"
  • Silverbolt: "Bird-Dog","Rin-Tin-Tin" or "'Bolts", "Sir Drools-a-Lot", "Fly-Boy" "Typhoid Mary"
  • Botanica: "Sprouts"
  • Nightscream: "Wings"
    • Dinobot often referred to Rattrap as "Vermin" as did Megatron.
    • Rattrap and Dinobot once got into a memorable argument in "The Low Road" where Dinobot called Rattrap "Cheese-lips" and "Eater of Garbage"
    • Waspinator also frequently referred to him as "Mouse-Bot" as would Tankor in Beast Machines.
    • Cheetor occasionally referred to Rat-trap as "Big R", "R.T." and "Rat-Face"

Optimus Primal (Convoy, later Beast Convoy to differentiate him from the original Convoy, Blackjack in some European markets) is a fictional character from the Transformers toyline, and the leader of the Maximal forces and the main protagonist in the Beast Wars television series. ... Megatron is a fictional character, and the main antagonist, from the Beast Wars and Beast Machines animated series and toy lines, part of the Transformers multiverse. ... Cheetor is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers toyline. ... Rhinox is the name of several fictional characters from various Transformers Universes. ... Tigatron Tigatron is a Transformer character from Beast Wars. ... Dinobot is a Transformer from the fictional Beast Wars Transformers universe. ... Tarantulas (pronounced TER-ANT-CHEW-LUSS in the series) is a Predacon in the Beast Wars series. ... Depth Charge used by U.S. Navy later in World War II The depth charge is the oldest anti-submarine weapon. ... Airazor is the name of two fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Blackarachnia (Black Widow in Japan) is a fictional Transformer character from Beast Wars, Beast Machines,Transformers: Universe and the upcoming Transformers: Animated // Originally, this character was intended to be a quick retool the Tarantulas toy, but animators ended up giving Blackarachnia a very feminine design, said to have been inspired... Silverbolt is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers universes. ... Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869 – November 11, 1938), also known as Typhoid Mary, was an Irish immigrant who was the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever in the United States. ... Botanica is a character from the second season of the Beast Machines animated cartoon series. ... Nightscream is the name of several fictional characters from the various Transformers universes. ... Waspinator is the name of a fictional character from the various Transformers universes. ...

Toys

  • Beast Wars Rattrap (1996)
The original basic sized grey rat.
  • Beast Wars Rattle (1997)
The Japanese version, called Rattle, colored to more accurately reflect the TV series.
  • Transmetal Rattrap (1998)
Transmetal Rattrap. Has the word Rattrap on his chrome.
  • Transmetaal Rattle (1999)
Transmetal Rattle in Japan. Says Transmetal on his chrome.
  • Transmetal Rattrap Walmart Redeco {1999)
Transmetal Rattrap in blue colors exclusive to Walmart. This toy was used to represent the TransMetal form of Packrat in the comic series. According to some sources they planned to sell the toy as Packrat, but then the name had trademark problems.
  • Puzzle Rattle (1999)
Transmetal Rattle in white, packaged with a puzzle in Japan.
  • Fox Kids Rattrap (2000)
Red transmetal Fox Kids Rattrap.
Mega Size and Happy Meal Beast Machines Rattrap.
Mega Size and Happy Meal Beast Machines Rattrap.
  • Beast Machines Rattrap (2000)
Ultra sized Beast Machines Rattrap.
  • McDonalds Rattrap (2000)
Beast Machines Rattrap, smaller version packaged with fast food as a promotional item (released in green in the U.S., but in several other colors in some countries).
  • 10th Anniversary Rattrap (2006)
The transmetal Rattrap toy was one of the toys selected for the Beast Wars 10th Anniversary toyline. He was repainted in more show-accurate colors. He came packaged with one of the six pieces used to make the Transmutate toy. It also came with a DVD with the episode "A Better Mousetrap" on it.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (679x786, 56 KB)Beast Machines Rattrap toys by Hasbro. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (679x786, 56 KB)Beast Machines Rattrap toys by Hasbro. ... Transmutate promo art from Hasbro. ... A Better Mousetrap is a first season episode of Beast Wars which first aired on October 8, 1996. ...

Trivia

  • The show bible for Beast Wars describes Rattrap as a wise guy who is inspired by Bud Abbott. He is described as being a five foot long rat. His gun is called a fusion rifle. He has infrared-vision and enjoys jazz music.
  • The television series depicts transmetal Rattrap as having his backpack in robot mode rotating 180 degrees so that his rear wheels are at his shoulder level, but the toy does not do this, leaving his rear wheels along side his hips. The show also depicts the wheels as removable, so they can be used as shields, but on the toy they cannot be removed. This often leaves fans who buy the toy wondering if they transformed the toy correctly.
  • Rattrap was one of only three characters (along with Cheetor and Waspinator) to survive from the beginning of Beast Wars to the end of Beast Machines (Although Optimus Primal, Megatron, Depth Charge and Rhinox returned to life in the comic storylines after Beast Machines).
  • Rattrap was well known for his unofficial catch phrase in Beast Wars, "We're all gonna die...", almost always followed by the response, "Shut up, Rattrap.", from his fellow Maximals.
  • In a Powerpuff Girls episode, the girls are eating a cereal while they´re watching a series similar to Beast Wars combined with Beast Machines (MechAnimals), one of the characters name was Osterich Prime however his face was similar to Beast Wars Rattrap

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Rattrap Productions (788 words)
Rattrap Productions LLC is a creative services company, producing games, comics, and fiction set in multiple different genres.
Our primary focus will be on works that capture the feel of old time pulp magazines, radio and movie serials, and classic films of the 20s, 30s, and early 40s.
All material is copyright Rattrap Productions LLC, unless otherwise indicated.
Rattrap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2724 words)
Rattrap is a Maximal from the Beast Wars Transformers universe, an infiltrator, sharpshooter, saboteur and demolitions expert.
Rattrap was sent to scout energon in a dangerous sector.
Rattrap was among the few characters to appear throughout all three seasons of Beast Wars, and both seasons of its spin-off, Beast Machines.
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