Detailed summary

In an attempt to destroy G.I. Joe morale, Cobra hacks into the main database with a false order promoting Lifeline, Dial-Tone and Shipwreck to Colonel (despite Shipwreck not being in a branch with said rank). These three are the most unqualified candidates for command: Lifeline for the lack of desire, Dial-Tone due to lack of ability, and Shipwreck for lack of both. All three have conflicting views on how to lead the team which sends morale plummeting. The situation is so bad that Leatherneck and Wet Suit actually agree on the situation. Beach Head sends a message to General Hawk reporting the situation. After Cobra routs them and begins attacking the Pit, Hawk returns and manages to lead the Joes in a counter-attack that drives off Cobra. Once the attack is over, he explains that he knew the promotion order was false as all promotions must come through his office.

Featured Characters

G.I. Joe Cobra Others
  • Hawk
  • Shipwreck
  • Lifeline
  • Dial Tone
  • Duke
  • Beachead
  • Recondo
  • Thunder
  • Bazooka
  • Roadblock
  • LiftTicket
  • Quick-Kick
  • Cutter
  • Wild Bill
  • Alpine
  • Snake yes
  • Cross-Country
  • Leatherneck
  • Wet-Suit
  • Slipstream
  • Mainframe
  • Serpenter
  • Dr. Mindbender
  • Televipers
  • Motor Vipers
  • Vipers

Featured Vehicles & Equipment

G.I. Joe Cobra

Notable quotes

"We got a saying in the Marines. The most dangerous thing in the world is a green officer in the dark with a book of matches.
"Amen to that brother. Amen to that."
--Leatherneck and Wet Suit find common ground.

Other notes

Animation and/or technical glitches

  • The bogus promotion orders came from the "Depertment of Defence". And neither Mainframe nor Beach Head noticed.
  • When the Tomahawk is hit at 13:22, Lift Ticket and Lifeline's helmets are overlapped by the smoke effect cel.

Continuity errors

Real-world references

Miscellaneous trivia


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