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Possible air dates Edit

http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/search/0/20?adv=0&q=Robot+wars+revealed&media=all&yf=1923&yt=2009&mf=1&mt=12&tf=00%3A00&tt=00%3A00#search Radio Times listings for 14 episodes of Revealed, starting on 16 October 1998, could these be an extra two episodes? --Voyanuitoa (talk) 19:57, February 21, 2017 (UTC)

Many thanks for the listings, Voyanuitoa. I am going to add them to the page. SpaceManiac888 (Talk) 20:00, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
That said, though, I am not too sure. The episode broadcast dates make no real sense, with some being broadcast between the air dates of Series 2 and 3. Meanwhile, Philippa Forrester in that Heat I episode states about how King Buxton would be competing in the Series 2 Semi-Finals, which would have been broadcast far earlier than 16 October 1998. Confused? I know that source is more reliable than anything we have at the moment, but I am unsure about adding the dates to the page just yet. SpaceManiac888 (Talk) 20:12, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
The main caveat with the BBC Genome Project is that it is taken directly from the physical Radio Times, and is not a 100% accurate record of what was broadcast and when as programmes can overrun or be cancelled and for many years RT could only publish BBC listings, however with BBC Choice I feel that may not be the case. It is possible that the two episodes could have focused on the House Robots, the arena, the upcoming 2nd series. --Voyanuitoa (talk) 20:32, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
I am still a bit skeptical, but feel free to add them to the article. After all, they are the only source of broadcast dates we have. SpaceManiac888 (Talk) 20:36, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
The impression I got from Team B was that the episodes were given to the competing roboteers due to their membership with Robot Wars Club, and this was the only way to get it. TOAST 20:45, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
On second thoughts I misinterpreted. It quite clearly aired on BBC Choice. We can simply state on the article that Radio Times claim there were 14 episodes, then whether or not it is true is up to the reader. However I think 14 episodes is totally realistic - 12 heats, the semi-finals, the Grand Final. TOAST 21:08, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
The problem with the heats, semi-finals and grand final theory is that Revealed was first broadcast (according to Radio Times) on 16 October, the Second Wars was first broadcast on 6 November. The two don't match up without spoiling each episode about 3 weeks in advance. --Voyanuitoa (talk) 21:14, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
I see. Well, all the more reason to not assume the contents of each episode. TOAST 21:19, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
I've just looked closely and seen that the Radio Times listings are all from 1999, not 1998. Does anyone know when RT started listings for BBC choice, the "Chill on Choice" program, which mentions Revealed, on the BBC Genome Project page is listed as 22 February 1999, months before the other listings. As such we may not know the original broadcast dates or how many episodes there were.--Voyanuitoa (talk) 21:29, February 21, 2017 (UTC)

More episodes Edit

According to a recent Reddit discussion, Team 13 have a handful of VHS recordings for other episodes, one of which is the one based on Heat G. Time will tell whether they decide to share them online, but this is a very encouraging step forwards, nonetheless. VulcansHowl 10:24, February 22, 2018 (UTC)

Individual Pages? Edit

I don't know whether this would work (considering we only have two episodes) but should there be individual pages? Diotoir the son of nemesis (talk) 12:40, March 3, 2019 (UTC)

Ideally yes. TOAST 14:33, March 3, 2019 (UTC)
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