With Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen hitting screens tomorrow - unless you live in the U.K. or Japan, in which case we're jealous - it's time to brush up on your basic Cybertronian history with our easy refresher course.
Wonder what the Transformers origin has to do with G.I. Joe and the tallest, most hated man in comics? Whether or not Transformers are actually alive, and just why they have gender characteristics? Or maybe you just have trouble knowing your Beast Machines from your Robots In Disguise... We cover it all in this short Backgrounder, to make sure that you'll know everything you need to - and more - when watching Michael Bay's latest example of cybernetic bayhem: