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Bug Bite (sometimes spelled Bugbite) is the name of a character in the GoBots.

Challenge of the Gobots

Bug Bite
Affiliation Renegade
Function Operations Commander
Motto "Your mind is mine for the taking."
Alternate modes Volkswagen Beetle
Series Challenge of the Gobots

Bug Bite was a Renegade Gobot who transformed into a yellow Volkswagen Beetle.

Animated series

He debuted in the Challenge of the Gobots cartoon, specifically the episode "The Gobots That Time Forgot". Here he featured as the second-in-command to Gunnyr 'Renegade' ruler of a society of Gobots who live deep inside the world of Gobotron. They believe themselves to be the planet's only inhabitants. The two Renegades possess scramblers that give them control of the other Gobots in the underground world. Scooter accidentally discovers this world and soon Bug Bite and Gunnyr's command ends.


Gobots Bug Bite toy

  • Gobots Super Bug Bite
A Super size Gobot toy. The figure was originally issued in Japan as part of the Machine Robo Scale Robo DX size, based on real-life vehicles. It was released in Japan in 1983, then America and Europe in 1984. In 1993, it was reissued as part of Bandai's short-lived Robo Machines line, under the designation "De Luxe Beetle".