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G.I. Joe 

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An elite special missions force fights against the terrorist forces of Cobra.
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Series cast summary:
Jackson Beck Jackson Beck ...  Narrator 85 episodes, 1985-1986
Christopher Collins Christopher Collins ...  Cobra Commander / ... 77 episodes, 1985-1986
Michael Bell ...  Duke / ... 67 episodes, 1985-1986
Neil Ross ...  Shipwreck / ... 63 episodes, 1985-1986
Arthur Burghardt ...  Destro / ... 56 episodes, 1985-1986
Frank Welker ...  Torch / ... 52 episodes, 1985-1986
Mary McDonald-Lewis ...  Lady Jaye / ... 49 episodes, 1985-1986
Bill Ratner ...  Flint / ... 45 episodes, 1985-1986
Morgan Lofting Morgan Lofting ...  Baroness / ... 38 episodes, 1985-1986
Zack Hoffman Zack Hoffman ...  Zartan / ... 36 episodes, 1985-1986
Kene Holiday ...  Roadblock 36 episodes, 1985-1986
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Storyline

Based on the successful toy series by Hasbro, GI Joe is the code name for an elite strike force comprising of personnel from all branches of the United States military. Their primary purpose is be a counterforce to the huge terrorist organization called Cobra which is gunning for world domination. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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G.I. Joe is the codename for America's daring, highly-trained special mission force. Its purpose: To defend human freedom against COBRA, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.


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USA | Japan

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English

Release Date:

16 September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Action Force See more »

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Runtime:

| (85 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sergeant Slaughter, a real-life professional wrestler, became a member of the G.I. Joe team during the show's second season. The real Sgt. Slaughter provided the voice for the animated character. The animated Sgt. Slaughter remained a member of the G.I. Joe team in later seasons, even after his real-life counterpart became an anti-American "heel" wrestler, teaming up with an "Iraqi General," General Adnan, against Hulk Hogan at Wrestlemania VII during the time of the 1990 Persian Gulf War. See more »

Quotes

[Talking about Sgt. Slaughter]
Cobra Commander: That man has the constitutionality of a vending machine.
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Alternate Versions

The versions of most episodes on the Region 1 DVD sets from Rhino Home Entertainment feature newly-added sound effects, incomplete/incorrect/missing animation, missing PSAs and incorrect main titles for season 1 episodes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) See more »

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The Best 1980s Cartoon Not Made Into A Feature Film
20 November 2000 | by eibon09See all my reviews

G.I. Joe(1984) is a show that I really enjoyed when it was on television. Its one of the few cartoons of the 1980s that I have fond memories of. It was a good promotional gig for the people who sold the toy figures. I'm shocked that nobody has made a live action version of G.I. Joe(1984) as the people in Hollywood seem to do with every other cartoon that was popular during the 1980s. G.I. Joe(1984) belongs to one of the best era in television animation.


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