Baron von Joy is a fictional character in the GoBots series. He is a Guardian GoBot scientist who turns into a Porsche 930T. He was called Professor von Joy in the Challenge of the GoBots animated series.
Because the episodes of Challenge of the GoBots were broadcast out of order the events of episodes #41-45 take place directly after episode #1-5.
Professor von Joy appeared in episode #43, "The Fall of GoBotron."
In episode #6, "It's the Thought that Counts" Cy-Kill, Cop-Tur, Crasher, Geeper-Creeper, Pincher, and Snoop attack a lab, but it is defended by Leader-1, Professor von Joy, Blaster, Dozer, Dumper, Road Ranger, Scooter, Scratch and Turbo. Although the Guardians win the battle, an accidental backfire from Professor von Joy's weapon allows the Renegades to escape.
In the episode #24 "Scooter Enhanced" Scooter and Small Foot join Nick and A.J. to watch a car stunt show which is attacked by Crasher, BuggyMan and Fly Trap. Small Foot fights Buggyman and defeats him, but the Renegades gain the upper hand. The Guardians are rescued by Leader-1 and Turbo who arrive in Power Suits. Cy-Kill vows to gain Power Suits for the Renegades. Scooter decides he needs more firepower, so he has Professor von Joy remove his damaged holo projector in favor of a blaster unit. Screw Head, Bad Boy and Cop-Tur are sent to attack Unecom bases and distract the Guardians while Cy-Kill, Crasher and Scorp attempt to take the suits from the Guardian Command Center. Small Foot and Scooter are able to delay the Renegades until Leader-1 and Turbo return to chase away the Renegades. Realizing he was a better Guardian with his holo projector, Scooter has it reinstalled.
Professor von Joy appeared in episode #54, "Nova Beam."
Professor von Joy appeared in episode #62, "The Secret of Halley's Comet."
- GoBots Super Baron von Joy (1984)
- A super gobot toy that becomes a 1:37 scale car. Baron von Joy came with a gun that could be mounted on his head on held in a hand.
- Baron von Joy at Figure Realm