Blackarachnia: See? What were you worried about? It's just like old times.
Silverbolt: For them, maybe.
Blackarachnia: We'll all need time to adjust - now that we've got a moment to breathe.
(Rumbling starts up)
Rattrap: You just had to jinx it, didn't you?
Rattrap: Whoo hoo! Does it ever feel good to be a team again.
Blackarachnia: What's wrong?
Silverbolt: Megatron used me to infect all of you. Still happy to have me back?
Optimus Primal: More than ever, old friend.
The virus in this episode is identified by Nightscream as a new strain of the ancient Hate Plague. The Hate Plague - created by spores from an exploding sun - appeared in "The Return of Optimus Prime," a two-part story that concluded the third season of the original Transformers cartoon.
Virus: Star Trek
This epsiode is like the Star Trek episode "The Naked Now" in which the entire crew of the Enterprise gets infected with a virus that causes them to act inappropriately.