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Robot Wars Extreme: Series 1 featured a wide range of tournaments, from knock-out tournaments featuring "the best of the best" to single battle, one-off tournaments. Each of the 15 regular episodes featured five separate battles which usually consisted of a mix of the various competitions and battles. Each show usually had one "main event" which would be advertised throughout the episode, usually the last to take place.

Episode GuideEdit

For the original broadcast of Robot Wars Extreme on BBC Choice, the 15 regular episodes were shown first, followed by the two special episodes shortly afterwards. However, for the repeat broadcast on BBC Two, the two special episodes were shown between episodes 9 and 10, with the remaining regular episodes following as normal.

Note: Matches in bold symbolise the main events in each show.

Episode 1Edit

Episode 1 was originally broadcast on October 8, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on October 26, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 2.87 million viewers. According to BARB, this meant it ranked fourteenth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 22-28 October, between Natural World and The Simpsons.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Vengeance Stinger vs Tornado Tornado won
Mayhem Pussycat vs S.M.I.D.S.Y. vs Sumpthing Pussycat won
All-Stars Chaos 2 vs X-Terminator Chaos 2 won
All-Stars Diotoir vs Wheely Big Cheese Wheely Big Cheese won
Challenge Belt Behemoth vs The Steel Avenger Behemoth won

Episode 2Edit

Episode 2 was originally broadcast on October 9, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on November 2, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.24 million viewers, an increase of 370,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked ninth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 29 October-4 November, between episodes of The Simpsons.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Tag Team Terror 101 & King B Powerworks vs Diotoir & Mega Morg Diotoir & Mega Morg won
Middleweight Doom vs Genesis vs Hard Cheese vs Mammoth vs Typhoon vs Zap Typhoon won
Wild Card Warriors Ajjay vs Stinger Stinger won
Vengeance Panic Attack vs X-Terminator Panic Attack won
Mayhem Hypno-Disc vs Ming 3 vs Wheely Big Cheese Hypno-Disc won

Episode 3Edit

Episode 3 was originally broadcast on October 10, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on November 9, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.74 million viewers, an increase of 500,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked tenth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 5-11 November, between Gardeners World and Wild Africa.

Tournament Line-Up Result
All-Stars Firestorm 3 vs Panic Attack Firestorm 3 won
All-Stars Behemoth vs Hypno-Disc Behemoth won
Mayhem Arnold A. Terminegger vs Fluffy vs Wild Thing Arnold A. Terminegger won
Challenge Belt Behemoth vs Stinger Behemoth won
International Inferno Flensburger Power vs Manta vs MaxiMill vs Panic Attack Panic Attack won

Episode 4Edit

Episode 4 was originally broadcast on October 11, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on November 16, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.71 million viewers, a decrease of 30,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked seventh in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 12-18 November, between Neighbours and Band of Brothers.

Tournament Line-Up Result
All-Stars Dominator 2 vs Wild Thing Wild Thing won
All-Stars 3 Stegs to Heaven vs Tornado Tornado won
Wild Card Warriors Behemoth vs The Spider Behemoth won
Mayhem Aggrobot 3 vs Killertron vs Splinter Splinter won
Vengeance Razer vs Pussycat Pussycat won

Episode 5Edit

Episode 5 was originally broadcast on October 12, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on November 23, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.48 million viewers, an increase of 230,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked eleventh in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 19-25 November, between Wild Africa and Naked Chef.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Tag Team Terror Bigger Brother & Major Tom vs Comengetorix & Spawn Again Comengetorix & Spawn Again won
Mayhem Behemoth vs Stinger vs Thermidor 2 Thermidor 2 won
Vengeance Diotoir vs Firestorm 3 Firestorm 3 won
Wild Card Warriors Draven vs King B Powerworks King B Powerworks won
Armed Forces Face-Off Anvil vs Mega-Hurts vs Rhino Anvil won

Episode 6Edit

Episode 6 was originally broadcast on October 15, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on November 30, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.42 million viewers, a decrease of 60,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked tenth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 26 November-2 December, between episodes of The Simpsons.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Tag Team Terror Cerberus & Thermidor 2 vs S.M.I.D.S.Y. & Sumpthing Cerberus & Thermidor 2 won
Challenge Belt Behemoth vs Tornado Tornado won
Mayhem Cataclysmic Variabot vs Panzer Wraith vs X-Terminator X-Terminator won
International Mayhem Chaos 2 vs Alien Destructor & Philipper Chaos 2 won
Vengeance Plunderbird 5 vs Sir Chromalot Sir Chromalot won

Episode 7 (Annihilator 1)Edit

Main article: Robot Wars Extreme: Series 1/Annihilator 1

Episode 7 was originally broadcast on October 16, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on December 7, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.3 million viewers, a decrease of 120,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked joint-thirteenth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 3-9 December, along with Home Front.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Annihilator
(Round 1)
Arnold A. Terminegger vs Hypno-Disc vs Pussycat vs Splinter vs Thermidor 2 vs X-Terminator Thermidor 2 eliminated
Annihilator
(Round 2)
Arnold A. Terminegger vs Hypno-Disc vs Pussycat vs Splinter vs X-Terminator X-Terminator eliminated
Annihilator
(Round 3)
Arnold A. Terminegger vs Hypno-Disc vs Pussycat vs Splinter Hypno-Disc eliminated
Annihilator
(Round 4)
Arnold A. Terminegger vs Pussycat vs Splinter Splinter eliminated
Annihilator (Final) Arnold A. Terminegger vs Pussycat Pussycat won

Episode 8Edit

Episode 8 was originally broadcast on October 17, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on December 14, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 3.45 million viewers, an increase of 150,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked ninth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 10-16 December, between Natural World and The Simpsons.

Tournament Line-Up Result
All-Stars Gemini vs Razer Razer won
Vengeance 101 vs King B Powerworks 101 won
Tag Team Terror Napalm 2 & Sir Chromalot vs Suicidal Tendencies & The Steel Avenger Suicidal Tendencies & The Steel Avenger won
Mayhem Atomic 2 vs Fighting Torque vs Mousetrap 2 Atomic 2 won
All-Stars Pussycat vs Stinger Pussycat won

Episode 9Edit

Episode 9 was originally broadcast on October 18, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on December 21, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 2.7 million viewers, a decrease of 750,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked seventeenth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 17-23 December, between Twelve Monkeys and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Vengeance Mega Morg vs Ming 3 Ming 3 won
Challenge Belt Tornado vs Comengetorix Tornado won
Tag Team Terror Cerberus & Thermidor 2 vs Suicidal Tendencies & The Steel Avenger Suicidal Tendencies & The Steel Avenger won
Mayhem Diotoir vs Panic Attack vs Shear Khan Panic Attack won
House Robot Rebellion Plunderbird 5, Scorpion & Stinger vs Dead Metal & Shunt Stinger won

Episode 10Edit

Episode 10 was originally broadcast on October 19, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on January 11, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two according to BARB ranked outside the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 7-13 January, drawing a rating below 2.41 million viewers.

Tournament Line-Up Result
All-Stars Chaos 2 vs Wheely Big Cheese Chaos 2 won
All-Stars Firestorm 3 vs Wild Thing Firestorm 3 won
Mayhem King B Powerworks vs The Steel Avenger vs Tornado The Steel Avenger won
All-Stars Behemoth vs Razer Razer won
All-Stars Pussycat vs Tornado Tornado won

Episode 11Edit

Episode 11 was originally broadcast on October 22, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on January 18, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two according to BARB ranked outside the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 14-20 January, drawing a rating below 2.36 million viewers.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Challenge Belt Tornado vs Wild Thing Tornado won
Tag Team Terror Comengetorix & Spawn Again vs Diotoir & Pussycat Diotoir & Pussycat won
Wild Card Warriors The Executioner vs Dominator 2 Dominator 2 won
Mayhem Gemini vs Napalm 2 vs The Spider Napalm 2 won
Flipper Frenzy Bigger Brother vs Chaos 2 vs Thermidor 2 vs Wheely Big Cheese Thermidor 2 won

Episode 12Edit

Episode 12 was originally broadcast on October 23, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on January 25, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 2.39 million viewers. According to BARB, this meant it ranked twenty eighth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 21-27 January, between Ready Steady Cook and The Office, returning to the list after a two week absence.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Mayhem Bulldog Breed 3 vs Judge Shred 2½ vs Spirit of Knightmare Bulldog Breed 3 won
German Melee Ansgar vs Flensburger Power vs Golem vs Nasty Warrior Ansgar won
Vengeance Mega Morg vs Plunderbird 5 Plunderbird 5 won
All-Stars Firestorm 3 vs Razer Razer won
All-Stars Chaos 2 vs Tornado Tornado won

Episode 13Edit

Episode 13 was originally broadcast on October 24, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on February 1, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 2.63 million viewers, an increase of 240,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked twenty fourth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 28 January-3 February, between episodes of Ready Steady Cook.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Challenge Belt Tornado vs Chaos 2 Tornado won
Mayhem Comengetorix vs Disc-O-Inferno vs Velocirippa Disc-O-Inferno won
Wild Card Warriors Axe-Awe vs Panic Attack Panic Attack won
Featherweight Beef-Cake vs RC Warrior Beef-Cake won
Tag Team Terror Diotoir & Pussycat vs Suicidal Tendencies & The Steel Avenger Diotoir & Pussycat won

Episode 14 (Annihilator 2)Edit

Main article: Robot Wars Extreme: Series 1/Annihilator 2

Episode 14 was originally broadcast on October 25, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on February 8, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two according to BARB ranked outside the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 4-10 February, drawing a rating below 2.07 million viewers.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Annihilator (Round 1) Disc-O-Inferno vs Fighting Torque vs Napalm 2 vs Panic Attack vs Spirit of Knightmare vs The Steel Avenger Fighting Torque eliminated, Napalm 2 withdrew
Annihilator (Round 2) Disc-O-Inferno vs Panic Attack vs Spirit of Knightmare vs The Steel Avenger The Steel Avenger eliminated, Panic Attack withdrew
Vengeance Bigger Brother vs Comengetorix Bigger Brother won
Annihilator (Final) Disc-O-Inferno vs Spirit of Knightmare Disc-O-Inferno won

Episode 15Edit

Episode 15 was originally broadcast on October 26, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on February 15, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two according to BARB ranked outside the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 11-17 February, drawing a rating below 1.98 million viewers.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Vengeance Napalm 2 vs Thermidor 2 Thermidor 2 won
Challenge Belt Tornado vs Pussycat Tornado won
Antweight Melee Anto vs Anty B vs Combat Ant vs Legion vs Little Nipper vs Pants vs Razzler Combat Ant won
UK vs Germany Hypno-Disc vs Nasty Warrior Nasty Warrior won
All-Stars Grand Final Razer vs Tornado Razer won

Episode 16 (The Second World Championship)Edit

Main article: The Second World Championship

The Second World Championship was originally broadcast on December 20, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on December 28, 2001 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 4.93 million viewers, the highest for any Extreme: Series 1 episode broadcast on BBC 2. Compared with the previous episode, which was Episode 9, Episode 16's ratings were an increase of 2,230,000 viewers. when According to BARB, this meant it ranked third in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 24-30 December, behind only Dad's Army and The Weakest Link. It was the highest ranked Extreme: Series 1 episode on the channel according to BARB.

Tournament Line-Up Result
The Second World Championship Ansgar (GER) vs Chaos 2 (UK) vs Manta (USA) vs Mastiff (ITA) Manta won
The Second World Championship Drillzilla (USA) vs Firestorm 3 (UK) vs NEAT Machine (NED) vs Whirlpool 70 (SWE) Drillzilla won
The Second World Championship Diotoir (IRE) vs Flensburger Power (GER) vs Razer (UK) vs The Revolutionist (USA) Razer won
The Second World Championship Panzer Mk 2 (USA) vs Philipper (BEL) vs Tornado (UK) vs Yeborobo (RSA) Tornado won
The Second World Championship Drillzilla (USA) vs Manta (USA) Drillzilla won
The Second World Championship Razer (UK) vs Tornado (UK) Razer won
The Second World Championship Razer (UK) vs Drillzilla (USA) Razer won

Episode 17 (Forces Special)Edit

Main article: Robot Wars Extreme: Series 1/Forces Special

The Forces Special was originally broadcast on December 21, 2001 on BBC Choice and repeated on January 4, 2002 on BBC Two. The BBC Two broadcast managed to attract 2.14 million viewers, a decrease of 2,790,000 viewers when compared with the previous episode. According to BARB, this meant it ranked thirtieth in the top thirty highest rated BBC 2 broadcasts during 31 December-6 January.

Tournament Line-Up Result
Forces Special, Eliminator Anvil vs Shockwave vs Sub-Version Shockwave eliminated
Forces Special, Eliminator Mega-Hurts vs Oblark vs Rhino Rhino eliminated
Forces Special, Semi-Final Anvil vs Oblark Anvil won
Forces Special, Semi-Final Mega-Hurts vs Sub-Version Mega-Hurts won
Forces Special, Final Anvil vs Mega-Hurts Anvil won
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