Robotech - The Original Broadcast Version

Watch Robotech - The Original Broadcast Version

  • 1985
  • 3 Seasons

Weary from constant battle with the Robotech Masters, the United Earth Forces eventually fall to the Invid Invasion. Lt Cmdr Scott Bernard leads a tight-knit team of freedom fighters towards the main Invid base located at Reflex Point. Their greatest hope for liberating the Earth lies with the return of Admiral Hunter's Expeditionary Force...

Robotech - The Original Broadcast Version
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Seasons
Symphony of Light
25. Symphony of Light
July 1, 1985
The final chapter in the third Robotech war has Scott defending Corg with the aid of Marlene while Lancer aids Sera in defending the Invid Hive while the Regiss gathers her remaining Invid children.
Dark Finale
24. Dark Finale
June 1, 1985
The Robotech Defense Force plans its major attack on Reflex Point. Scott, Lancer and Lunk return to the military. Annie, Rand and Rook are told to stay away. They don't obey and blast their way into a final confrontation with Regiss.
Reflex Point
23. Reflex Point
June 1, 1985
The Robotech Defense Force is planning an attack against the Invid who have taken over the Earth. There's a small battle over an advanced "steal-type" Alpha Fighter. Marlene is injured and it's discovered that she is an Invid.
The Big Apple
22. The Big Apple
June 1, 1985
Scott Bernard and his friends travel to a large urban center to replenish their dwindling supplies of protoculture and also try to get information regarding Reflex Point and the relative strength of the Invid. Lancer takes the opportunity of being in a big city to hold a concert. The Invids attack but are defeated by Scott and his crew.
Hired Gun
21. Hired Gun
June 1, 1985
Dusty Ayres, a human who was used as an experimental subject by the Invid, has his mind set on revenge as he systematically goes about destroying those he feels responsible for his torture at the hands of the Invid.
Birthday Blues
20. Birthday Blues
June 1, 1985
A surprise birthday party for Annie turns into a nightmare as Corg sets up an ambush for the freedom fighters. But the group is well-prepared and defends their position without spoiling Annie's party.
Frost Bite
19. Frost Bite
June 1, 1985
The Robotech Freedom Fighters, led by Scott Bernard, discover the deserted remains of Denver, Colorado. They go through the empty streets looking for supplies and trying to enjoy a moment of relative peace from their constant struggle against the Invid. Scott begins to feel a tug of emotion towards Marlene.
Ghost Town
18. Ghost Town
June 1, 1985
The group finds themselves in a high desert ghost town populated by an assemblage of old timers who have Robotechnology. The return of the newest attack wing of the Robotech Defense Forces, now personally headed by Admiral Rick Hunter, sends a call to glory to many who have lost the will to fight. Scott and his friends learn the true meaning of courage.
The Midnight Sun
17. The Midnight Sun
June 1, 1985
The Regiss, Queen of the Invid, allows two of her children to transform their protoplasmic bodies into humans as part of the process of finding the ultimate life form. Sera and Corg, take this opportunity to hunt down the humans who have proved to be a thorn on the side of their mother, the Regiss, from the beginning of their arrival on Earth.
Metamorphosis
16. Metamorphosis
June 1, 1985
The Regiss, Queen of the Invid, allows two of her children to transform their protoplasmic bodies into humans as part of the process of finding the ultimate life form. Sera and Corg take this opportunity to hunt down the humans who have proved to be a thorn on the side of their mother, the Regiss, from the beginning of their arrival on Earth.
Separate Ways
15. Separate Ways
June 1, 1985
Following Annie's departure from the group, a sense of melancholy settles over Scott and his friends. Petty arguments get blown-out of proportion and the group decides to split up. An attack by the Invid unites the group once again and the return of Annie (who has left her native "Prince Charming" to rejoin her friends) makes the group stronger than ever.
Annie's Wedding
14. Annie's Wedding
June 1, 1985
While traveling through a forest of mature trees that were once active Invid Flowers of Life, Scott Bernard's group is captured by a tribe of outcasts. They have canonized the Invid as their sacred protectors and only through the intervention of Scott and his friends are these humans able to accept their humanity and fight back against their alien enemies.
Sandstorm
13. Sandstorm
June 1, 1985
Rand tries to find water for Marlene who has grown ill following the destruction of the Invid Fortress. He braves a sandstorm that circulates many of the spores of the Invid Flower of Life that overwhelm Rand and induce a strangely prophetic dream about the nature of the Invid and their purpose in invading the Earth.
The Fortress
12. The Fortress
June 1, 1985
In order to continue on to Reflex Point, Scott Bernard and his friends must first destroy an old Robotech Fortress that is now occupied by the Invid. The group separates and infiltrates the complex and manages to destroy the Invid stronghold. Then they blast a trail to freedom for themselves and the rest of the citizens living in fear of their alien conquerors in this area.
The Secret Route
11. The Secret Route
June 1, 1985
The intrepid band of freedom fighters come upon a thriving community which makes its living by selling information to avoid the Invid and migrate to a new and wonderful Utopia just over the mountain. It sounds too good to be true, so the heroes investigate and expose the evil plot of the town's mayor. Lancer also takes time to visit with an old friend.
Enter Marlene
10. Enter Marlene
June 1, 1985
The Invid send a "simul-agent" into the midst of Scott Bernard and friends in order to find out how much this band of freedom fighters knows about them and their plans. The Invid plan backfires when Rand discovers the simul-agent before the transformation process is complete. This creature, an Invid that resembles a woman, joins with the group as they continue their journey to Reflex Point.
The Genesis Pit
9. The Genesis Pit
June 1, 1985
Scott, Rand and Annie are separated from the group and find themselves in a Genesis Pit. It is an experimental lnvid Laboratory in which these strange aliens are conducting genetic experimentation on Earth biological history - they are creating dinosaurs and ancient animals in the search for the perfect life form.
Eulogy
8. Eulogy
June 1, 1985
Scott Bernard and his band of comrades come upon a force of Robotech Defense Forces under the command of one of his childhood heroes, Col. Wolfe. When Scott offers the services of his group to aid in Wolfe's plans to defeat the Invid, Scott finds himself double-crossed by a hero who has lost his courage under the pressure of the Invid.
Paper Hero
7. Paper Hero
June 1, 1985
Lunk is on a mission to deliver a manuscript to the father of one of his dead comrades. It was a promise he made and feels honor-bound to keep. A hostile reception by the local townspeople forces Lunk to re-evaluate the nature of friendship and duty.
Hard Time
6. Hard Time
June 1, 1985
Rook Bartley is reminded of the past as the band of freedom fighters powers their way through Rook's hometown. Rook takes the opportunity to look up her family and try to settle some old scores with a gang of thieves who humiliated her several years earlier.
Curtain Call
5. Curtain Call
June 1, 1985
Yellow Dancer stages a rock concert to serve as a diversion allowing Scott Bernard and his band of Freedom Fighters a chance to sneak into a Protoculture Storage Area and confiscate valuable fuel needed to power their Alpha Fighters and Cyclones.
Survival
4. Survival
June 1, 1985
The group of freedom fighters, now joined by Yellow Dancer (aka Lancer), Rook Bartley (a brave young woman) and Lunk (aka Jim Cooper), try getting back to nature as they set-up a base in the center of a hostile forest under the constant scrutiny of Invid Scout Troops and Invid Shock Troopers.
Lonely Soldier Boy
3. Lonely Soldier Boy
June 1, 1985
Scott, Rand and Annie, a precocious 13-year-old girl, try to help some citizens in a remote town fight off a gang of thugs and an attack by an Invid Scout Patrol. This episode introduces the cast to "Yellow Dancer," a pop rock star who tries to entertain the survivors in the tradition of Lynn Minmei.
The Lost City
2. The Lost City
June 1, 1985
Scott Bernard, the sole survivor of the Robotech Expeditionary Force's ill-conceived attack against the Invid stronghold known as Reflex Point, joins forces with Rand, a young rebellious freedom fighter, as they try to recruit an army of Earth's survivors to carry on the fight against the Invid.
Description

Weary from constant battle with the Robotech Masters, the United Earth Forces eventually fall to the Invid Invasion. Lt Cmdr Scott Bernard leads a tight-knit team of freedom fighters towards the main Invid base located at Reflex Point. Their greatest hope for liberating the Earth lies with the return of Admiral Hunter's Expeditionary Force...

  • Premiere Date
    May 26, 1985