Gimlet (Transformers)

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Transformers character
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Gimlet in Beast Wars II
Name Gimlet
Maximal/Predacon
Series Beast Wars II
Beast Wars Telemocha
Japanese voice actor Takeshi Maeda
First appearance Beast Wars II episode #14, "The Combined Giant, Tripledacus"
Information
Alternate modes Giant red lobster
Function Polar Operative
Gender Male
Motto "In optimism we find the means to achieve victory."
Partner DJ & Motorarm
Rank 7
Sub-group Deluxe beasts

Gimlet is a fictional character from the Transformers series. he was a reoccuring character in the Beast Wars II anime series.

Beast Wars II

Gimlet stands 3.5 meters tall and weighs 3.3 tons. He has a top running speed of 60 kilometers per hour in beast mode, but 45 kilometers per hour in robot mode.

The reissue of Gimlet was sold as a Predacon.

Animated series

The Jointron Bothers first appear in the Beast Wars II episode #14, "The Combined Giant, Tripledacus" where their ship crashes on the planet. Upon arriving on Gaea the Jointrons briefly fight Bighorn, Diver, Tasmanian Kid, Starscream and BB. After chasing away the Predacons the Tripledacus notice the remaining mechs are Maximals and become friends with them. Later, when Tripledacus confronts Megastorm, Starscream and BB the Maximals arrive to chase the Predacons away from their new ally.

The Jointron Bothers appear in episode #15, "The Festive Jointrons", where they throw a party with the Maximals which is invaded by Dirge and Thrust. They are able to get the Predacons to party, who end up getting drunk. They later fight the Predacons Autoroller and Autostinger, combining into Tripledacus to overpower them. The Jointrons then return to partying.

The Jointrons then appear in episode #16, "A Fearsome Combination Plan?" where they fight Starscream and BB.

The Jointrons appear in episode #17, "Who Is the Leader!?" where they are captured by the Predacons but then rescued by the Maximals.

The Jointron Brothers appear in Beast Wars: Super Lifeform Transformers Special segment "Lio Convoy Crisis". In this episode the Jointron Brothers fight the Seacons. [1]

IDW Publishing

Gimlet (in Cybertronian robot mode) is seen rioting in Beast Wars: The Ascending #4.

Gimlet is featured in a full page biography in The Beast Wars Sourcebook #2. This version of the character removed all references to the stereotypical Mexican personality he had in the Japanese series.

Toys

  • Beast Wars II Deluxe Gimlet (1998)
Gimlet is a recoloro of Beast Wars Sea Clamp. [2]
  • Beast Wars Telemocha Deluxe Gimlet (2007)
A reissue of Gimlet as a Predacon. This toy included a DVD of the Japanese translation of the Beast Wars episode "The Spark."

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