Two emergencies arise at once: the Decepticons are planning to take over all of Earth's communication satellites, and at the same time may have discovered the secret of an ancient power booster.
- Autobot Alert! represents the setting from after the movie, but with quite significant changes. For instance, Ultra Magnus is the leader of the Autobots. Hot Rod is still Hot Rod.
- While sneaking aboard a Decepticon spaceship in one thread, Hot Rod and Bumblebee disguise themselves by putting on spacesuits. It's a mystery why a ship crewed by robots would have spacesuits in the first place.