Press Release for Rescue Bots Episode “What Rises Above”

It’s been over a year since we found out that Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series) would be voicing a Transformers Rescue Bots character, and with May 3rd’s episode of the cartoon the wait will finally be over! The popular actor will be providing his voice for Uncle Woodrow, Chief Burn’s younger brother. His slightly eccentric younger brother prone to getting himself and others into trouble.

Read on to see the press release for a full description of the episode. Also check out a preview clip here:

THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES AS THE RESCUE BOTS AND OPTIMUS PRIME FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL AND A WAY OUT FROM UNDERGROUND, ON “TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS,” MAY 3

Mark Hamill Guest Stars as Uncle Woodrow Burns and Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime

rescue_bots_what_rises_preview_image“What Rises Above” – Stuck underground and separated, the Rescue Bots and the Burnses, along with Optimus Prime, must regroup and work together to escape. Along the way they discover a primeval world of strange creatures, who may pose an even greater threat to their survival in the exciting conclusion of this two-part adventure on “Transformers Rescue Bots,” Saturday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT on the Hub Network. Actor Mark Hamill guest stars as Uncle Woodrow, Chief Burns’ adventurous and eccentric younger brother who often clashes with his older, more cautious sibling. Peter Cullen guest stars as Optimus Prime, the supreme leader of the Rescue Bots.

CAST:
Doc Greene (LeVar Burton)
Dani Burns (Lacey Chabert)
Cody Burns (Élan Garfias)
Chief Charlie Burns (Maurice LaMarche)
Kade Burns (Jason Marsden)
Graham Burns (Shannon McKain)
Francine Greene (Diamond White)
Huxley Prescott (Jeff Bennett)
Heatwave (Steve Blum)
Blades (Parvesh Cheena)
Chase (D.C. Douglas)
Boulder (Imari Williams)

GUEST CAST:
Woodrow Burns (Mark Hamill)
Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen)

PRODUCTION CREDITS:
Stephen Davis, Executive Producer
Brian Hohlfeld, Supervising Producer
Frank Molieri, Supervising Producer
Steven L. Sears, Writer
Nicole Dubuc, Story Editor
Kevin Altieri, Director

RATING: TV-Y7

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