|Home Episode Summaries Season 1 The Pyramid of Darkness: Rendezvous in the City of the Dead - Notes
Credits: written by Ron Friedman
Production Number: 600-38
Original Airdate: September 17, 1985
|G.I.Joe: Snake Eyes, Shipwreck, Polly, Timber,
Admiral Ledger, Flint, Lady Jaye, Joe grunts, Dusty, Mutt, Junkyard, Duke,
Airtight, Roadblock, Footloose, Alpine, Bazooka
||Cobra: Buzzer, Ripper, Torch, Zartan, Cobra
Commander, Destro, Cobra agents
|G.I.Joe: USS Flagg, Skystriker, WHALE
||Cobra: FANG, Ferret, CLAW
Ron Friedman was not given credit as the writer of the episode in the USA version.
If you examine the two images carefully, you will notice that some of the generic sailors and soldiers disappeared for a few moments.
|Junkyard was incorrectly inked as gray rather than black. As a result, he appears like Timber.|
Admiral Ledger: But that’s no place for a lady, Flint.
Flint: I will need someone to maintain surviellance on the carrier...
Lady Jaye: And I’m sure you’ll find the right man for
Everyone: Yo Joe!
Flint: She’s not just a lady, Admiral Ledger - she’s my teammate.
Time: 28 seconds
Dusty: Right, handsome. We love to work. Matter of fact, I even
wrote a song about it:
When you slave for a Cobra
it sure is neat
to do your work
to a boogy-woogy beat
just let feet tape and move
while the prisoners groove
with a rodie-dodio-beat
Fatal Fluffy: Work!
Mutt: All right already!
Dusty: We’ve got to get in the control room, find out what’s
going on here and then get word back to earth.
Mutt: Lots of luck. First you’ve got to get past those scuzzy
fuzzies and then there are those knuckle-headed Dreadnoks. Man, even ol’
Junkyard would have trouble slipping through all of the security.
Dusty: I didn’t say it’d be easy, Mutt! Waitaminute! I got an
Mutt: What is it?
Time: 48 seconds
Shipwreck: Faster, Sanke Eyes. Pump faster!
Polly: No visitors!
Time: 7 seconds
Original: Tomax and Xamot place thrusters on shuttle; Fluffies
become evil; Space Station Delta hits the Joes’ headquarters; 3-D demonstration
of Cobra's plan; water robot hits Snake Eyes with an old ship; and Shipwreck,
Snake Eyes, Timber and Polly are trapped while entering through Cobra security.
USA Network: (Sgt. Slaughter narrates) Shuttle flies into
space; Zartan rips off his mask; Fluffies breathe fire and shoot guns;
Joe headquarters is attacked; Flint comments that they are going to start
biting back; Cobra Commander stands and shouts: “Cobra will rule fovever”
(neither the animation nor the dialogue occured during the first episode);
Snake Eyes and Shipwreck drive SHARCs, arrive at at a tunnel and are attacked
by water robots before seen at a Cobra security station (sequences of events
are shown out of order); robot tells them to "have a nice day" (a line
from part two, so the shot doesn’t match dialogue)
Original: shot of club entrance; Satin on stage; Alpine yodels
to bury Major Bludd in an avalanch; clay statues; a shot of a cube being
USA Network: Snake Eyes et al backstage in the dark; Alpine
in an avalanche; Roadblock and others in the City of the Dead shooting
skeletons and stone statues
Original: According to Blowtorch, if a fire starts in the house, your first priority
is to get out of the house; then call for help from a neighbor's phone.
||USA: If you are using spray paint, be sure to have adequate ventilation so that you are not harmed by the dangerous vapors notes Dial-Tone.