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|episode="Cobrathon"
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|writer=Martin Pasko & Rebecca Parr
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|production=[[Sunbow Productions]]
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|season=2
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|airdate=October 6, 1986
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|continuity=[[A Real American Hero animated continuity]]
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|series=[[G.I. Joe (Sunbow TV series)|G.I. Joe]]
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|preceded by=[[The Million Dollar Medic]]
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|followed by=[[The Rotten Egg]]
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|}}
   
QUICK SUMMARY
 
   
==Detailed synopsis==
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:'' Cobra broadcasts a telethon in order to sponsor its criminal endeavors.''
   
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==Plot==
   
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===Appearances===
==Stats==
 
'''Original airdate:'''
 
 
'''Written by:'''
 
 
 
===Featured Characters===
 
===Featured Characters===
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==Notable quotes==
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==Memorable quotes==
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"Keep the phones busy, darlings!"<br>
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:--The '''Baroness''', all decked out in a slinky evening dress, hoping the public can keep Cobra's operations afloat with the donations.
==Other notes==
 
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===Continutity errors===
 
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===Real-world references===
 
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==Notes==
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===Continuity errors===
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*The '''entire''' Cobra high command is at the telethon, save for Serpentor. Why would Serpentor allow all his lieutenants to congregate in one spot? A well-placed G.I. Joe attack could capture or kill all of them in one fell swoop!
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*Cobra leaves '''a single B.A.T.''' to guard their computer virus at Anasazi, an appalling lack of security for such an important location.
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*Not only that, there's no computer tech or IT guy around in case something goes wrong.
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*Low-Light shoots part of a building on the Dreadnoks such that they should be very flat and very dead yet they walk away from it seemingly unscathed.
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*Cobra Commander does not have a speaking role and is seen without a black glove.
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*How does the Contribution Counter keep going up when there's '''nobody''' manning the phones?
   
 
===Miscellaneous trivia===
 
===Miscellaneous trivia===
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*The computer virus is later used in "[[Joe's Night Out]]".
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*The Baroness's use of the word "darlings!" is a reference to the cliche/parody of the upper class.
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*Lifeline, a staunch pacifist, refuses to grab Sci-Fi's rifle when he offers it to save him from a pool of piranha. In other words, Lifeline would prefer a gory and painful death to grabbing a rifle being used as a stick!
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*It should be noted that '''all''' the Cobras dress up in tuxedos for the telethon, including Dr. Mindbender in a tuxedo complete with his cape!
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*After seeing the Baroness all decked out in a low-cut evening gown with thigh high slits, we can understand what Destro sees in her!
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*Befitting his decreased importance in the Cobra high command, Cobra Commander doesn't get any facetime in front of the cameras; he's stuck manning the phones!
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*Destro also mans the phone lines and comments on the tackiness of the marathon.
   
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===Real-world refernces==
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*The ''Anasazi'' or Ancient Pueblo Peoples were a Native American culture in what is now the Southwestern United States.
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*Mainframe mentions that Cobra's computer was located inside Cloud City, which is the same name used for Lando Calrissian's city in ''The Empire Strikes Back''.
   
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==Footnotes==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
[[Category: Sunbow episodes]]
 
[[Category: Sunbow episodes]]

Latest revision as of 18:37, May 10, 2020


Cobra broadcasts a telethon in order to sponsor its criminal endeavors.

PlotEdit

AppearancesEdit

Featured CharactersEdit

(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)

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Featured Vehicles & EquipmentEdit

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Featured LocationsEdit

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Memorable quotesEdit

"Keep the phones busy, darlings!"

--The Baroness, all decked out in a slinky evening dress, hoping the public can keep Cobra's operations afloat with the donations.

NotesEdit

Continuity errorsEdit

  • The entire Cobra high command is at the telethon, save for Serpentor. Why would Serpentor allow all his lieutenants to congregate in one spot? A well-placed G.I. Joe attack could capture or kill all of them in one fell swoop!
  • Cobra leaves a single B.A.T. to guard their computer virus at Anasazi, an appalling lack of security for such an important location.
  • Not only that, there's no computer tech or IT guy around in case something goes wrong.
  • Low-Light shoots part of a building on the Dreadnoks such that they should be very flat and very dead yet they walk away from it seemingly unscathed.
  • Cobra Commander does not have a speaking role and is seen without a black glove.
  • How does the Contribution Counter keep going up when there's nobody manning the phones?

Miscellaneous triviaEdit

  • The computer virus is later used in "Joe's Night Out".
  • The Baroness's use of the word "darlings!" is a reference to the cliche/parody of the upper class.
  • Lifeline, a staunch pacifist, refuses to grab Sci-Fi's rifle when he offers it to save him from a pool of piranha. In other words, Lifeline would prefer a gory and painful death to grabbing a rifle being used as a stick!
  • It should be noted that all the Cobras dress up in tuxedos for the telethon, including Dr. Mindbender in a tuxedo complete with his cape!
  • After seeing the Baroness all decked out in a low-cut evening gown with thigh high slits, we can understand what Destro sees in her!
  • Befitting his decreased importance in the Cobra high command, Cobra Commander doesn't get any facetime in front of the cameras; he's stuck manning the phones!
  • Destro also mans the phone lines and comments on the tackiness of the marathon.

=Real-world referncesEdit

  • The Anasazi or Ancient Pueblo Peoples were a Native American culture in what is now the Southwestern United States.
  • Mainframe mentions that Cobra's computer was located inside Cloud City, which is the same name used for Lando Calrissian's city in The Empire Strikes Back.

FootnotesEdit

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