"Beast Wars Call-in Contest"
|March 9, 1998|
|March 13, 1998|
The "Beast Wars Call-in Contest" was a sweepstakes held by Cartoon Network's Toonami block, that began on Monday, March 9, 1998 and ended on Friday March 13, 1998. Throughout the week long sweepstakes, viewers could watch the daily Toonami broadcast, from 4:00-6:00 PM, and look for the toll-free phone number given during commercial breaks. This sweepstakes coincided with Transformers: Beast Wars' brief 5-episode stint on Toonami. During the week, 500 callers were chosen at random and given one of five different Transformers: Beast Wars action figures as a prize.
The following is a list of the 5 Beast Wars action figures presented in the Toonami promo that could be won by viewers.
- Optimus Primal
- This was Toonami's second sweepstakes.
- This sweepstakes coincided with the 5-episode run of Beast Wars, during which premiere episodes of season 2 aired on Toonami.
- During this brief run, Beast Wars replaced The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest in the 5:30 PM time slot.
- The toll-free phone number used for this sweepstakes was 1-800-413-3000, the same number used during the Big Heavy Giveaway.
- There were approximately 100 of each of the 5 action figures available as prizes.