|Home Episode Summaries Season 1 Eau de Cobra - Notes
Credits: written by Flint Dille
Production Number: 600-35
Original Airdate: November 6, 1985
Version One: A team of thieves steals an ancient Babylonian manuscript on “secret potions” from the British Museum. A Cobra Polar Strike Force invades a U.S. base in Antarctica and steals a rare botanical specimen. In the bayous of Louisiana, Zartan leads Cobra troopers on a search for a rare fungus. The object: to create an irresistible perfume - a love potion to make a famous Greek shipping tycoon fall prey to the Baroness’ wiles and put his entire fleet in Cobra’s control. [Note: individuals - not teams - stole the ingredients, and Zartan was ambushed in his lab by three Joes]
Version Two: Cobra creates an irresistible perfume to make a famous Greek shipping tycoon fall in love with Baroness and put his entire fleet in Cobra’s control.
* indicates the character was silent during the episode
The translation of the French title is "water of Cobra" (submitted by Kendra)
The design of the dress for the Baroness changes while she is dancing with
Another change in character design occurs when the waiter’s jacket color
changes twice in the span of 15 seconds.
Lady Jaye, Scarlett*, Deep Six, Joe divers, Breaker, Snow Job, Frostbite,
Airborne*, Gung Ho*, Shipwreck, Polly, Short-Fuze
||Cobra: Firefly, Cobra Commander, Destro, the Baroness, Cobra agents
|G.I.Joe: SHARC, MANTA, Snow Cat, Skystriker
||Cobra: Trubble Bubble
The MANTA makes its second and last animated appearance. The wind-surfing
vehicle first appeared in "The
A Cobra base designed like the temple in "The Weather Dominator" mini-series is once again seen during the first
On a personal note, listening to Deep Six hum the theme song from Jaws while
floating under the yacht in his SHARC and waiting for Flint to radio him would have been a nice touch.
Snow Job: Snow Job to Frostbite - he lost me!
Frostbite: Not me! I know exactly where he is.
Time: 21 seconds
Flint: This is the last time I come to a party uninvited.
Flint: Come on. In there.
Flint: After you, my dear.
Lady Jaye: Why, thank you, Flint.
Flint: My pleasure, Lady Jaye. Deep Six, we are on the yacht.
Wait below just in case.
Deep Six: You got it, Flint. Better down here than up there.
Time: 40 seconds
|Leatherneck explains that one should use sunscreen if outside and that you should seek shade if the day is really hot.