I could never pin down if they were trying to tie her to Snake Eyes or not The DiC series wasn't as bad as people make out. Joe Cartoon Animation was a huge part of the G. General Hawk did not appear till Season 2, his first episode if I remember right is Arise, Serpentor, Arise! Lest you think Headman died a comic book death the episode ends with the camera panning over to show his hand sticking out of the rubble. That does not ring any bells, I will have to go through my episode guides and see. Allow some time to pass to minimize comparisons between the two cartoons.
The series continued the original produced by and that ran in syndication from to. Certainly, Hasbro was pushing its new product in the DiC run, but a mention of these characters would have been nice. The only way i could see the series was by buying a low quality bootleg set which was a pain to watch. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Sci-Fi had his original Sunbow voice actor for his one season 1 Dic episode. Only in one episode, the other two I can remember with the Ninja's she was somewhat like her Sunbow self. After Serpentor's defeat and mutation Cobra Commander would retake command of the Cobra organization.
Chris Latta as Cobra Commander apparently not credited or someone doing a flawless impression , Morgan Lofting as the Baroness, Sgt. That was actually one of the best episodes of the series, we got to see some cool characters like Shockwave and Mutt with Junkyard who were not seen since the Operation Dragonfire Mini-Series and of course The Headman Here is a snippet I posted for his character profile, he was much cooler in the comics though. And when did they start doing the now you know thing at the end of the episodes? Only Morgan Lofting the Baroness , Chris Latta Cobra Commander , Sgt. I sincerely hope more future comics + cartoons + sequels can really explore Scoop's great character potentiality. Yeah, I was so upset when the site I had posted all my stuff to went offline. The replacement voice actors for Duke, Wetsuit, Scarlett, and Flint were so conflicted with the Sunbow versions that it made no sense.
Low Light, Stalker, Major Bludd, Zaranna, the Baroness second season and Spirit matched up pretty well to their Sunbow counterparts. In the end Falcon stops Headman who in the process gets dowsed with his own drugs and dies of an overdose. Ah, still miss the old days when one could see cartoons on the broadcast stations weekday mornings, weekday afternoons, Saturday mornings, and Sunday mornings. The problem with the DiC seasons is that they took those unfortunate qualities and cranked them up to an 11. Scoop is greatly portrayed with much potential in his character. It was never intended to keep pace with Sunbow or match its quality.
He does not appear again on the show. Joe Complete Series Footalocker Set from Shout Factory! It definately came across as a cheaper show. I don't consider the DiC show a part of the Sunbow show, but there is some continuity to it with Operation Dragonfire. This is the highlight of the whole set and, in my opinion, worth picking the season up all on its own. Having just finished reading the biography Hope by Richard Zoglin days before I saw the episode, I sensed that the writer, George Carrangonne, obviously appreciated Bob Hope on some level. Not deranged in a frightening way, but in a way that would only get the character a job as a circus carney, not as a missile-toting baddy for a ruthless terrorist organization. But if Hasbro, the makers of G.
Slaughter as himself, and Ed Gilbert as Hawk made the leap from Sunbow from DiC. He brings the character to life even when the animation often refuses to do so. Yeah that was a big hurdle for me because people were telling me two years ago that episodes I was watching in no way existed since there was no accurate episode guide But I think the episode in question was a Sunbow episode Is it true that the past releases if G. Among Cobra's returning characters were Destro, Major Bludd, The Baronness and Zaranna while the rest of the original Cobra characters were completely dropped in this new series. Metel head really got up my nose to the point where i shouted at the show more than anything else.
Yes that's right Headman has the distinction of being one of the only villains actually killed off on the show. Sunbow did license Battlestar Galactica and Star Wars sound effects, I think. Cobra Commander became a more involved leader In the Sunbow episodes, Cobra Commander often sent out his henchmen to do his dirty work. Here is a list of the bad and the good of the DiC run. This is going to be a long ride. In 1985, The Pyramid of Darkness launched the daily cartoon that ran for two seasons.
Flint, Lady Jaye, Shipwreck, and Duke got far too much exposure compared to the other characters. Most of them were co-starring Duke or Snake Eyes. Jinx's first new main release figure didn't come till 2003 and that was a repaint of her original figure plus a Toys R Us exclusive and part of a Tiger Force set. Check out the images Amazon put up, after the jump! You know you may be right, it could have been a different version cause I remember it in syndication showing the older episodes confusing me. As a result, various special forces such as the Eco-Warriors and the Ninja Force were presented, though all were clearly aligned with either G.
Title Writer Original airdate Production code 1 September 23, 1991 Mercer is unfairly branded a traitor, and Cobra rebuilds Overkill into a more powerful robot. Joe animation between 1982 and 1988. It's a shame more attention isn't given to it on the net. Thanks to Gregg Berger for graciously lending his voice to YoJoe. Look at the dvd releases. The Sonic Fighters are called in to investigate. It had better animation than the following two DiC seasons and also featured a few holdover voiceover actors.
I've only seen General Flagg who was only in one episode and then some colonel. Dumbed-down writing Operation: Dragonfire felt pretty close to Sunbow product, probably due to the writing of Doug Booth, who had written one Sunbow episode. Could I have made the bad list forty items long? Joe syndicated television mini-series, The M. I watched every episode 2-3 times and took notes on them as i hope to have a complete G. Season 2 The second season of the series revived several more Joe characters from the Sunbow series, though they're generally given very minor roles with little screen time; Flint, as leader of the Eco-Warriors, and Grunt - who is given significantly more screen time here than the first time around - are the only ones of these who play pivotal roles in any of the episodes. Duke kicks him off the team for this then the Joes and Cobra actually team up to take down Headman. These filled the same small-frame helicopter role as the really cool Locust helicopters, making their inclusion even more painful.