G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (TV Mini-Series 1983) Poster


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Followed by 

G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra (1984) (TV Mini-Series)
G.I. Joe (1985) (TV Series)
G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987) (Video)
G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire (1989) (TV Mini-Series)
G.I. Joe (1990) (TV Series)
G.I. Joe Extreme (1995) (TV Series)
G.I. Joe: Resolute (2009) (TV Series)
G.I. Joe: Renegades (2010) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Charles in Charge: Jill's Decision (1985) (TV Episode)
Jason says, "G.I. Joe goes on 'Soul Train.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
"G.I. Joe fun set"
Troll 2 (1990)
Joshua wears a "G.I. Joe" sleep shirt.
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
Mikey watches a TV commercial for a C.O.B.R.A. toy.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "And G.I. Joe is there!"
Bullet (1996)
Sol Stein says his son Louis thinks of himself as a G.I. Joe.
The Simpsons: Mommie Beerest (2005) (TV Episode)
Moe asks Homer, "You ever pass that G.I. Joe you swallowed?"
The L Word: Loyal (2005) (TV Episode)
Hunter mentioned he had a G.I. Joe action figure as a kid.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) (TV Episode)
Principal Skinner dresses up as a "G.I. Joe" action figure.
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Challenge of the Superfriends (2006) (TV Episode)
One of Mac's attempted catch phrases is, "And knowing is half the battle!"
The Venture Bros.: Showdown at Cremation Creek: Part 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Dean's battle cry upon entering the fantasy Monarch's slave shamber; "Yo, Joe!"
The Simpsons: G.I. (Annoyed Grunt) (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference
We Are the Strange (2007)
A G.I. Joe arm can be seen in the apartment Ori visited.
Sydney White (2007)
A Cobra Commander toy is thrown in the pot in the dorks' card game.
The Rock-afire Explosion (2008)
A Cobra figure was shown displayed on a cabinet.
Yes Man (2008)
A member of Allison's photography group has the "cobra" insignia on his T-shirt.
Fanboys (2009)
Linus wears a T-shirt for it
Castle: Home Is Where the Heart Stops (2009) (TV Episode)
Ryan offers "Destro" as slang for a suspect
Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends (2012) (TV Episode)
Baroness appears in the Fiends skit.
The Dirties (2013)
Matt alludes to it.
Saturday Night Live: Christoph Waltz/Alabama Shakes (2013) (TV Episode)
Cobra is referenced in the "Fox and Friends" corrections.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
G.I Joe action figures were seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
Duck Dynasty: G.I. Si (2014) (TV Episode)
Willie Robinson is holding a G.I. Joe action figure and says G.I. Joe which this television mini series is based off of
Now Hiring (2014)
Lord Menace taunts Average Joe with "Yo, Joe!", the rallying cry from the cartoon series.
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions it.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Gina Rodriguez (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Weird Newscasters"

Spoofed in 

Cobra Bites (2005) (Short)
Shows the less than spectacular side of working for "Cobra".
The Venture Bros.: Sphinx Rising (2013) (TV Episode)
Sphinx Commander wears a smooth, featureless mask attached to his helmet and talks in a loud raspy voice like Cobra Commander from the 1980s G.I. Joe Cartoon. There are also references to a woman known as "the Countess," which is a play on Cobra's Baroness.
The Venture Bros.: O.S.I. Love You (2013) (TV Episode)
The OSI parody this show, namely their "Yo S.I.!" cheer.
Too Many Cooks (2014) (TV Short)
animated sequence uses similar characters and animation

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