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Home Episode Summaries Season 2 Raise the Flagg! - Notes

Credits: written by David Carren

Production Number: 600-71

Original Airdate: October 20, 1986

SUNBOW'S SYNOPSIS
Joes and Cobra are trapped together inside the sunken hulk of the giant G.I.Joe aircraft carrier, the USS Flagg. These deadly enemies have to join forces in a desperate attempt to save themselves and Raise the Flagg.

THE  PERSONNEL
G.I.Joe: Admiral Ledger, Cross Country*, Deep Six*, General Hawk, Generic Joes*, Leatherneck, Low-Light*, Roadblock, Shipwreck*, Slipstream, Wet-Suit Cobra: BAT*, Cobra agent, Cobra Commander, Viper, Zandar, Zarana, Zartan
THE  GEAR
G.I.Joe: Conquest X-30, Devilfish, SHARC, USS Flagg, WHALE Cobra: Moray
* indicates the character was silent during the episode

OBSERVATIONS
B.A. LeCarre's name may have originated from two sources: B.A. Baraccus, who is better known as Mr. T, from The A-Team (a television show parodied in "The Wrong Stuff") and John LeCarre, who wrote the novel The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, a title that is an appropriate description for the former Cobra cook since he was trapped in the depths of a cold sea.

When Roadblock first meets B.A. LeCarre, he asks, "Who in the Robinson Crusoe are you?" The name referenced by Roadblock is a character from Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe, a story about an English sailor who was marooned on a desert island for nearly thirty years.

To silence the fighting between Zarana and Zandar as well as Leatherneck and Wet-Suit, B.A. LeCarre fires a gun and then states: "Now, what we have here is a failure to communicate." The quote was from the film Cool Hand Luke.

ERRORS
The hair on Roadblock’s chin suddenly appears while he is traveling with General Hawk to an oil rig.

The inkers painted over Leatherneck's moustache.

Roadblock was inked with the wrong color.

The necks of the BATs appear to be those of Caucasian men, which creates an eerie parallel to the film The Black Hole for two reasons: one, the sole survivor of each ship is half-crazed; two, the maimed crew members were turned into half-robot slaves.

For the second time, Roadblock was inked with a Caucasian-like color.

LESSONS

Shipwreck
Original:
Since running away from home is never a solution, Shipwreck recommends that you should talk about your problems with your parents.
USA:
Unknown

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