The BEST Episodes of G.I. Joe

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 3, 2019

Network: Syndication

G.I. Joe is the code name for America's daring highly trained special mission force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world. G.I. Joe was a successful cartoon based on the popular toy line created by Hasbro. The show ended in the 1980s, but the toy line continued until much later.

Worlds Without End (1)

#1 - Worlds Without End (1)

Season 1 - Episode 46

The G.I. Joe team gets sent to another dimension in which Cobra took over the world.

star 9.00
4 votes
Worlds Without End (2)

#2 - Worlds Without End (2)

Season 1 - Episode 47

The G.I. Joe team gets sent to another dimension in which Cobra took over the world.

star 9.00
4 votes
An Eye for an Eye

#3 - An Eye for an Eye

Season 1 - Episode 50

A civilian's home is destroyed during a battle between G.I. Joe and Cobra, and he breaks into G.I. Joe Headquarters to seek revenge against Cobra.

star 9.00
3 votes
The Traitor (1)

#4 - The Traitor (1)

Season 1 - Episode 56

Dusty's mother has become very sick, and Duke orders Dusty to go home. When Dusty finds out his mother is having financial problems he turns to Tomax and Xamot for money, even if it means giving out G.I. Joe classified information!

star 8.50
2 votes
The Pit of Vipers

#5 - The Pit of Vipers

Season 1 - Episode 58

G.I. Joe is placed under the command of a new computer, Watchdog, which directs Joes to Cobra targets. The computer is under Cobra's control, being used to spread Joe forces thin and leave headquarters vulnerable to attack.

star 8.50
2 votes
The Invaders

#6 - The Invaders

Season 1 - Episode 60

The Joes join forces with a Soviet operation team called ""The October Guard"" to save the world from what seems to be an invasion from outer space. But what is it about this flying saucer threat that seems so daunting? Do the space creatures really exist?

star 8.50
2 votes
Money to Burn

#7 - Money to Burn

Season 1 - Episode 31

Cobra creates a machine that destroys all the money in the country leaving all its citizens vitually penniless.

star 8.40
5 votes
Not a Ghost of a Chance

#8 - Not a Ghost of a Chance

Season 2 - Episode 27

Lady Jaye and Hawk are on the tv show Twenty Questions (hosted by Hector Remerez(voice- Neil Ross)) debating with Cobra Comm, Serpentor and Dr. Mindbender whether or not Cobra shot down a prototype jet, the Ghost. Meanwhile, both Joe and Cobra forces search for the two pilots who ejected...

star 8.25
4 votes
In the Presence of Mine Enemies

#9 - In the Presence of Mine Enemies

Season 2 - Episode 29

Slipstream in his Conquest intercepts a Cobra message, which contains an important command code. A squadron of Night Raven are sent after him. He and one of the Night Ravens crash land on an remote island Cobra base. The Stratoviper, a lady named Raven, is injured and not very friendly towards Slipstream. But when BATs land on the island and start firing on both of them, the are forced to team up and enter the abandoned Cobra base, with Doctor Mindbender watching...

star 8.20
5 votes
The Pyramid of Darkness (2): Rendezvous in the City of the Dead

#10 - The Pyramid of Darkness (2): Rendezvous in the City of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 12

With G.I. Joe headquarters nearly destroyed, the Joes establish a temporary base on the USS Flagg. Joes on the space station try to warn the team of Cobra's plan to plant cubes at strategic locations to create an electricity-inhibiting pyramid over the northern hemisphere.

star 8.13
8 votes
A Real American Hero (3): The Worms of Death

#11 - A Real American Hero (3): The Worms of Death

Season 1 - Episode 3

Snake Eyes returns home with the help of a wolf and a blind man. The Joes and Cobras battling for undersea elements must join forces to escape giant tubeworms on the ocean floor.

star 8.10
20 votes
Synthoid Conspiracy (2)

#12 - Synthoid Conspiracy (2)

Season 1 - Episode 27

When Destro discovers a synthoid of himself, he aids the Joes in defeating Cobra's synthoid plot.

star 8.00
3 votes
The Phantom Brigade

#13 - The Phantom Brigade

Season 1 - Episode 28

Cobra Commander recruits an elderly Gypsy woman to use three small artifacts, which allow them to command three ghosts to attack the Joes. The Baroness and a phantom World War One pilot help the Joes recover the artifacts.

star 8.00
4 votes
The Great Alaskan Land Rush

#14 - The Great Alaskan Land Rush

Season 1 - Episode 62

When the last surviving heir of the Russian Imperial Alaskan Colony Company shows up and claims to own Alaska, the Joes suspect it is a Cobra plot to wrench away America's largest state. The only way to disapprove the claim is for the Joes to go to Alaska and find the colony's Imperial Seal. Three problems: the seal has been missing for over a hundred years, the Russians are looking for the seal so they can reclaim Alaska, and Cobra is determined to stop them both!

star 8.00
2 votes
Ninja Holiday

#15 - Ninja Holiday

Season 2 - Episode 21

Sergeant Slaughter is captured by Cobra Commander and goes through a series of blood sports with the prize being to assassinate Serpentor...

star 8.00
2 votes
Second Hand Emotions

#16 - Second Hand Emotions

Season 2 - Episode 25

A group of Joes are attending Lifeline's sister's wedding while other Joes are at a nearby weapons depot testing new armor. The Dreadnoks are able to attach small receivers to the back of the Joes' necks and capture Roadblock. Dr. Mindbender uses an organ to send signals to the receivers that controls the Joes emotions...

star 8.00
2 votes
Sins of Our Fathers

#17 - Sins of Our Fathers

Season 2 - Episode 28

Cobra Commander tries to communicate with the creature in the pit at Destro's ancestral home in Scotland and fails. Meanwhile, Dial Tone is discharged from the Joes and is hired to work on a communications project that turns out to be communicating with the creature. Flint is sent to spy on Dial Tone in disguise. Dial Tone gets the machine to work and Cobra Commander tells it to destroy Serpentor...

star 8.00
2 votes
Into Your Tent I Will Silently Creep

#18 - Into Your Tent I Will Silently Creep

Season 2 - Episode 30

The Joes are highly annoyed by Cross Country's country music are glad when his tape deck is destroyed during a Cobra battle. When his new tape deck is stolen back at HQ, he intends to find out what's going on and sets a trap. He spots a robotic rat stealing the tape deck and he follows it to a Cobra meeting of the Coil, a group against Serpentor lead by Cobra Commander...

star 8.00
5 votes
An Officer and a Viperman

#19 - An Officer and a Viperman

Season 3 - Episode 19

Pathfinder, Ambush and Topside infiltrate a Cobra training camp when Cobra suddenly seems to know their every move...

star 8.00
1 votes
Jungle Trap

#20 - Jungle Trap

Season 1 - Episode 20

Cobra kidnaps scientist Dr. Shakur in order to harness the energy of Earth's core and cause volcanic eruptions, but the Joes work through a number of traps to raid Cobra's jungle base and destroy Cobra's newest weapon.

star 8.00
10 votes
Nightmare Assault

#21 - Nightmare Assault

Season 2 - Episode 24

All of the Joes are having nightmare involving a huge snake attacking them. At first they feel that it is due to the stress of the situation. As the nightmares continue, it begins to affect the Joes performance fighting Cobra. In fact, Cobra is controlling the Joes' dreams in an effort to disable them...

star 8.00
4 votes
The Pyramid of Darkness (1): The Further Adventures of G.I. Joe

#22 - The Pyramid of Darkness (1): The Further Adventures of G.I. Joe

Season 1 - Episode 11

Cobra briefly attacks a Joe shuttle launch long enough to load it with its own forces. Shipwreck and Snake Eyes are lost in Cobra territory, and Zartan uses the shuttle to commandeer a space station and destroy Joe Headquarters from space. Meanwhile, Cobra Commander reveals a plan to deprive most of the world of electricity.

star 7.91
11 votes
A Real American Hero (2): Slave of the Cobra Master

#23 - A Real American Hero (2): Slave of the Cobra Master

Season 1 - Episode 2

The Joes travel to the arctic to retrieve rare minerals to fuel their MASS device, but Cobra ambushes them, and Snake Eyes is presumed dead. Duke manages to escape the Cobra base with the help of a slave girl, but he is injured and cannot remember the base's location.

star 7.84
32 votes
Haul Down the Heavens

#24 - Haul Down the Heavens

Season 1 - Episode 25

The Joes travel to the arctic regions at the top of the world in order to stop Cobra from using the Aurora Borealis to melt the ice and flood coastal cities around the world.

star 7.75
4 votes
The Revenge of Cobra (3): The Palace of Doom

#25 - The Revenge of Cobra (3): The Palace of Doom

Season 1 - Episode 8

As Flint, Mutt, and Shipwreck return to Joe Headquarters, the Joes and Cobras head to the Island of No Return and the jungle Palace of Doom to retrieve parts of the weather dominator.

star 7.73
15 votes