Now I've seen foreign versions of Robot Wars before but this one is probably the strangest one I've come across so far. Broadcast by the children's channel Pogo in India(!) apparently around 2011. I can't find out much else about it. On the surface, at least it seemed like nothing too special.
One thing that did catch my eye though were the videos they had on their site. These are recut versions of Series 4 battles with most strangely of all, no commentary. Just the music and sound effects. Some of these also have the subtitle "Crash Course". At the beginning of each clip a message appears at the bottom of the screen:
These acts are carried out under expert supervision. Please do not try them at home.
They also modified the Robot Wars logo. I…Read more >