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An elite special missions force fights against the terrorist forces of Cobra.
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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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Trivia

Larry Hama was also the writer of the file cards written on the back of the packaging of the G.I. Joe toy line. The files where short biographies of both the Joes and Cobra soldiers. See more »

Goofs

In "The Captives of Cobra, Part 1", Scarlett's real name is revealed to be Shana M. O'Hara. However, when her name comes up on the Cobra computer screen, her surname is misspelled as O'Hala. See more »

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Tomax: No! Please don't.
[Flint heaves Tomax over his head and starts spinning him in the air. Tomax starts spinning on the ground and screaming]
Xamot: Stop!
Lady Jaye: What's going on? I didn't even touch him.
Flint: They must be telepathic. Whenever one of them feels something the other one feels it.
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A Real American Hero G.I.JOE Is There
25 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

When you heard this Yo Joe! The Battle Cry of G.I.JOE you get the theme song.

He'll fight for freedom where ever there's trouble. G.I. Joe is there. G.I.JOE A Real American Hero G.I.JOE Is there.

It's G.I. Joe against Cobra the enemy Fighting to save the day. He never gives up. He's always there, Fighting for freedom over land and air

G.I. Joe- A Real American Hero G.I. Joe is there

G.I. Joe is the code name for American's daring, highly trained special mission force. It's purpose, to defend human freedom against Cobra- a ruthless, terrorist organization determined to rule the world.

He never gives up. He'll stay til the fight's won. G.I. Joe will dare.

G.I. Joe- A Real American Hero G.I. Joe

One of the many beloved childhood shows for any kids of the 1980s and many good reasons.

The Series feature many classic characters like for G.I.JOE: Duke, Scarlett, Roadblock, Flint, Snake Eyes, Lady Jaye, Will Bill, Cover Girl, Shipwrecked, General Hawk and many more while Cobra: Cobra Commander, Destro, Baroness, Major Bludd, Storm Shadow, Zartan, Firefly.

The show feature a mix of action and SCI/FI stories which is a plus.

G.I.JOE was done by the same studio who did the animation work for The Transformers.

The story, animation and music of the show remains a real treat for those who grew up in the 1980s with the series. Watching it now it feels like being a kid again.

The show remains a hit because of it characters and fans so whenever there's trouble G.I.JOE Is There

YO JOE!


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