Flip Top

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Flip Top
GoBots character
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Flip Top on card
Created by

Tonka
Release number

33
Information
Species GoBot
Gender Male
Occupation Friendly Robot Helicopter
Abilities

Affiliation

Guardian GoBots
Alternate mode

Kaman SH-2 Seasprite

Flip Top is a fictional character from the GoBots series. He is a heroic Guardian Gobot who turns into a helicopter.

GoBots

Flip Top is a heroic Guardian GoBot who turns into a helicopter.

Reception

Flip Top was number 2 among the "The Ten Best GoBots Ever Produced!" by Gnoll at dorkdroppings.com in 2015.[1]

Abilities

Like most GoBots, Flip Top has numerous abilities because of robotic body. He can survive in space and is super-humanly strong and tough. He can fly in robot mode and project energy blasts from his hands. His body heals quickly when supplied with energy. He can turn into a helicopter.

Animated series

In Challenge of the GoBots episode 41, "Cy-Kill's Escape", Flip Top was assigned to guard the large number of captured Renegades on GoBotron's Prison Moon. When Cy-Kill attempted to escape he was accidentally injured by fellow Guardian Blaster, but was taken on board the Command Center and repaired by Rest-Q.

Comics

Fun Publications

Cataclysmverse

In the story Cultural Appropriation by Fun Publications it was revealed that Beamer, Defendor, Destroyer, Flip Top, Guide Star, Mach-3, Sky Fly and Water Walk were sent to explore Level 63 when the Cataclysm threatened to destroy the GoBots home universe.

Rhetoricverse

Flip Top was once mentioned in the Fun Publications 2015 Ask Vector Prime Facebook series when it was hosted by Cy-Kill. In one story Cy-Kill mentioned his time on the GoBot Prison Moon, and how he defeated Flip Top, Hans-Cuff, and Blaster to escape.[2]

Toys

  • Tonka GoBots 33 Flip Top (1985)

References

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