|"The Rotten Egg"|
Steve Mitchell & Barbara Petty
October 7, 1986
Leatherneck is lured to a graduation ceremony at a phony military academy - a military academy that secretly trains young Cobra cadets. Leatherneck is the graduating exercise; when he’s killed, the Cobra cadets will have proved their skills.
- Synopsis not yet written.
(Numbers indicate order of appearance.)
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"You blind panty-waist! You missed!"
- --Shiela McDermott expect Cobra cadets to be better shots than real Cobras?
"What?! You some kinda weirdo, boy?"
- -- The truck driver' is not used to half-naked men jumping into his truck.
Animation and/or technical glitches
- Wet-Suit's outfit changes color.
- Wet-Suit's oxygen tanks and Leatherneck's backpack suddenly appear out of nowhere during some scene shifts.
- In one scene, Hawk's face is not completely painted.
- Buck McCann's outfit changes from gray to blue to white for a few cels during his tussle with Leatherneck.
- As he drives past Leatherneck, Zandar is bald.
- Leatherneck knocks Zandar off his chopper and steals it, yet in the next scene Zandar is once again riding on a chopper with no explanation as to where it came from.
- When the Dreadnoks arrive at Parris Island they fight the Cobra troops instead of G.I. Joe.
- Then again, the Cobra cadets are dressed in marching band uniforms, not Cobra uniforms; besides, the Dreadnoks are not particularly bright and in their zeal for a fight they just started shooting at anything that moved.
- At the end of the episode, the ground beneath McCann changes from grass to concrete as he stands up.
- In most of the flashbacks, Leatherneck is still wearing all of his field gear, even when the Drill Pad at Parris Island as a Drill Sergeant would be the last place he would need it.
- The "Now You Know..." attached to this episode involved Spirit teaching kids not to underestimate someone who had lost one of their five senses.
- The marching band hails from "Gerberville," a nod to RAH writer Steve Gerber.
- Buck McCann is named after Leatherneck's voice actor, Chuck McCann.
- The trucker wears a CAT hat.
- ↑ A major recurring problem during Season 2.