Transformers: Robots in Disguise is an animated television series that premiered on Cartoon Network in the United States on March 14, 2015. Set years after Transformers: Prime, the show follows Bumblebee as he travels back to Earth after the prison ship Alchemor crash-lands on the planet. Charged with rounding up the escaped Decepticon prisoners, he reluctantly takes command of a new team of Autobots.
While helping Strongarm to apprehend Sideswipe, Bumblebee gets a vision of Optimus Prime where the vision draws Bumblebee back to Earth with Strongarm and Sideswipe along for the ride. He finds that the Decepticon prison ship Alchemor has crashlanded on Earth and it's Decepticon inmates have escaped.