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Thursday Throwback: G.I. Joe

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Back in the 80’s, every boy wanted to be like a G.I. Joe.  Fight evil, fly special jets, be armed with awesome weapons, and always be on the winning team. U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A! The show was so awesome back then because they always used state-of-the-art technology.  I mean, they always fired lasers from their guns! That’s much more cooler than lame bullets, am I right?

The toys were even cooler.  To pretend that you’re making you’re own episode or skit, just like they did in the commercials you would watch on Saturday mornings. Saying, “MOMMY! BUY ME THAT!

But now, as I look back on this once great cartoon, I realize that real war isn’t all fun and games.  Real people die in wars.  In G.I. Joe, the enemies usually escaped out of their tanks before it was hit with a missile. So, no one actually dies.  And now, G.I. Joe is coming back as a live action film. Read On