Bad Boy is a fictional character in the Gobots toyline, and the subsequent Challenge of the GoBots cartoon. He later appears in the fiction of the Transformers universe.

Challenge of the GobotsEdit

Bad Boy
Bad Boy in Challenge of the Gobots

Japanese name Fairchild Robo
Affiliation Renegade
Sub-group Mini-Vehicles
Function Body Guard
Alternate modes A-10 Thunderbolt
Series Gobots

Bad Boy is one of Cy-Kill's minions. He is a rough street punk always ready with an insult and looking for a fight. He is actually smarter than he lets on, preferring to let others under estimate him.

Like most Gobots Bad Boy can change form, his alternate mode being a combat jet. He also has hand-blasters. his built-in repair systems can repair most injuries to his body if given enough energy.

Animated seriesEdit

In "Scooter Enhanced" episode #24 Screw Head, Bad Boy and Cop-Tur are sent to attack Unicom bases and distract the Guardians while Cy-Kill, Crasher and Scorp attempt to take the Power Suits from the Guardian Command Center.

Bad Boy is featured extensively in "Wolf in the Fold" episode #33. Using an image simulator circuit invented by Herr Fiend Bad Boy is able to go under cover as the Guardian Heatseeker. From inside the Guardians Bad Boy is able to leak information to the Renegades. Once it is discovered that there is a traitor among the Guardians Bad Boy tries to frame Leader-1 as the traitor, but he is uncovered by Scooter. Thanks to timely use of the astrobeam he escapes the Guardians.

Bad Boy appears in "Cy-Kill Escapes" episode #41 as he and Herr Fiend send a stealth device to the escaping renegades on the Gobot Prison Moon to cover their escape in a hidden ship.

Bad Boy appears in "The Fall of Gobotron" episode #43 as he and Blockhead try to pick a fight with Turbo.

Bad Boy appears in "Flight to Earth" episode #44 where he and Blockhead collect the Guardians on Cybertron and take them to prison.

Bad Boy appears in "The Third Column" episode #50 where he sides with Zero, who tries to take over the Renegades from Cy-Kill.


  • Gobots Bad Boy (1985)
Released in the Machine Robo line as Fairchild Robo. [1]


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