|Home Episode Summaries Season 1 Synthoid Conspiracy: Part I - Notes
Credits: written by Christy Marx
Production Number: 600-16
Original Airdate: October 7, 1985
Cobra kidnaps politicians, statesmen, military leaders, and opinion makers from all over the world - and replaces them with “synthoid” duplicates, artificial humanoids created by Cobra, to serve Cobra.
* indicates the character was silent during the episode
Due to the large number of Joes heard in the episode, a shortcut may have been taken to avoid going over the voice actor budget. As Ripcord is checking in with Duke by radio, the engines of his Skystriker are louder than normal, thus drowning his voice.
Scarlett, Shipwreck, Admiral Ledger, General Howe, Colonel Sharpe, General
Franks, Torpedo, Deep Six, Wild Bill, Ace, Flint, Ripcord, Breaker, Clutch,
Cover Girl, Rock 'n' Roll, Blowtorch, Mutt, Junkyard, Roadblock, Quick
Kick*, Gung Ho
Cobra Commander, Cobra agents, Zartan, Tele-Viper, Buzzer, Ripper, Torch
USS Flagg, SHARC, Skystrikers, Armadillo, Mauler, Whirlwind, FLAK, Silver
Mirage motorcycle, Wolverine
||Cobra: FANG, Hydrofoil, Rattler
You know you are watching a Marvel Production when you hear Zartan ask: "You were expecting maybe Spider-Man?" (Matthew Pak's 3 3/4" G.I.Joe Collector Guide - Volume Two: The Television Episodes)
As Scarlett asks Rock 'n' Roll to drive closer to a FANG helicopter, the scrolling background of the Joes' base is recycled and jumps slightly as it is repeated.
|Since Zartan's arms are usually bare, the image on the left shows an inking job that was a little too ambitious.|
Shipwreck: C’mon, dollface. I know a little cafe in port were
the spaghetti is great and the lights are dim. Let’s you and I get together
Scarlett: (slaps him) Let’s not and pretend we did, okay?
Duke: Leader Joe to carrier Flagg.
Shipwreck: Carrier Flagg to Leader Joe.
Duke: Permission to land.
Shipwreck: Landing pad clear, Leader Joe.
Scarlett: Yes, Duke?
Duke: Scramble the Skystrikers. I want them in the air at exactly
ten hundred hours.
Scarlett: I’m on my way. Sound the klaxon, Shipwreck.
Shipwreck: Scarlett! Give ‘em your best!
Scarlett: I’ll sink one for you, Shipwreck.
Ace: Better get a move on, Wild Bill.
Wild Bill: Aw, what’s the hurry? Y’all got at least, uh (tosses
gun into the air), two minutes left.
Time: 52 seconds
Breaker: Hey, Duke! General Franks wants to see you on the command
ship on the double!
Time: 8 seconds
||If you cross paths with a stray dog, do not try to pet it since it
could attack you. And if the dog begins to growl, walk away slowly from
|Same as above