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Home Episode Summaries Season 1 Hearts and Cannons - Notes

Credits: story by Alfred A. Pegal and written by Alfred A. Pegal and Larry Houston

Production Number: 600-45

Original Airdate: November 14, 1985

SUNBOW'S SYNOPSIS
A Joe transport plane is caught in a storm, forcing the pilot to ditch his cargo, a valuable Mauler tank, over the desert. Dusty and Footloose volunteer to stay with the tank until it can be retrieved. They inadvertently parachute onto a Cobra proving ground and discover the evil organizationís latest innovation: a metal alloy thatís impervious to any conventional weapon! With tanks and planes constructed of this alloy, Cobra could attack the Joe team - or anyone else - without fear. With a battalion of Cobras hot on their heels, can Dusty and Footloose survive the track across the hostile desert to warn the Joes? [Notes: in the episode, an impervious alloy is not mentioned; instead, the weapon that Cobra has developed is a tank with a plasma cannon; also, Dusty and Footloose jump out of the plane not to babysit the Mauler but because there is too much wait for the plane to return back at the Joesí base.]

THE  PERSONNEL
G.I.Joe: Dusty, Footloose, Wild Bill, Flint, Roadblock*, Cover Girl Cobra: Major Bludd, Crimson Guard, Destro, Cobra agents
THE  GEAR
G.I.Joe: Mauler, AWE Striker, Skystriker, Dragonfly, VAMP Mark II, APC Cobra: Firebat (grey), Rattler, Stinger, HISS, Trubble Bubbles
* indicates the character was silent during the episode

OBSERVATIONS
USA  NETWORK  EDITS
I
Dialogue:
Footloose: Oh, wow, freak dream city. Oh, freak me out, man. Help.
Dusty: Wha - whatís the matter? Cute little guy, idnít he? [sic]
Footloose: Check it out?
Time: 30 seconds

II

Time: 7 seconds

III

Dialogue:
Destro (voice over): She must not leave the desert alive.
Dr. Winters: Surely we've lost them by now.
Footloose: Only, like, temporary. Destroís heavily into stopping you.
Dr. Winters: You must be sorry you ever laid eyes on me.
Dusty: Well, not all that sorry.
Time: 24 seconds

LESSONS

Barbecue
Original:
Barbecue explains that starting false fire alarms isnít funny since a few seconds can be the difference between life and death during a firefighter's rescue.
USA:
Same as above

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