Hasbro has released fifteen episodes of the G.I. Joe animated series to help fans pass the time in self-quarantine.
Hasbro joined the ranks of the different companies who have released some of their shows online for fans to binge during the quarantine.
Hasbro posted fifteen episodes of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero on their YouTube channel.
The episodes posted comprise two miniseries and the initial story arc of the 1985 G.I. Joe cartoon, each made up of five episodes. The first miniseries, “The M.A.S.S Device” focuses on Cobra and the Joes’ race to build their own MA.S.S. device, a machine that could teleport matter.
The second miniseries, “The Revenge of Cobra,” featured the Joes stopping Cobra from using a weather machine to attack Washington, D.C. “The Pyramid of Darkness” featured Cobra activating a device known as the Pyramid of Darkness, which would sap the world of its electricity.
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These classic episodes depict Cobra’s tendencies for outlandish weaponry and world domination plots and often putting the Joes up against impossible odds. It also served as the introduction to many beloved Joes including Duke, Scarlett and Snake Eyes.
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero ran from 1984 to 1992, consisting of three miniseries, two animated series, and a feature-length animated movie in 1987.
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