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G.I. Joe (1984)

Date added to database: 8/19/2001
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Mill Creek Entertainment, Rhino, Shout! Factory
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Show Categories: Action, Animation

Releases for G.I. Joe (Top)

Complete Series

A Real American Hero: Complete Collector's Set info
A Real American Hero: Complete Collector's Set (Retail Release) buy
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Season Releases

A Real American Hero: Season 1.1 buy
A Real American Hero: Season 1.2 buy
A Real American Hero: Season 1.3 buy
A Real American Hero: Season 2 buy
Season 1, Part 1 buy
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Season 2, Part 1 buy

Individual Episode Releases

Countdown for Zartan buy
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The Movie buy
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The Original Mini-Series buy
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G.I. Joe News (Top)
6/04/2012 Specific June Street Date for Shout!'s General Standard-Box Re-Release of the 1984 Show
Early in March we let you know that Shout! Factory's release of G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: The Complete 1st Series (the "standard-packaging" re-release of the entire run of the Sunbow-produced classic... (read entire news item)

3/06/2012 Companyyyyyyyy...HALT! Shout!'s Unlimited 'Complete 1st Series' is Delayed
As you know, back in 2007 Shout! Factory released the most awesome package a "Joe" could ask for: the G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Complete Collector's Set in a limited "footlocker" package. It had... (read entire news item)

2/13/2012 Packaging Picture Ships In for Shout!'s Unlimited 'Complete 1st Series'
This past Friday we reported that Shout! Factory is releasing G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: The Complete 1st Series on DVD to stores this May 1st. We didn't have package art for you at the time, but... (read entire news item)

2/10/2012 Shout! Announces an 'Unlimited' DVD Re-Release of the Complete Original Show
Previously available in a limited collectible "footlocker" set that has since been discontinued, Shout! Factory and Hasbro have just announced that new "unlimited" release of G.I. Joe - A Real American... (read entire news item)

9/08/2010 Mill Creek Announces 'A Real American Hero: Countdown for Zartan' DVD
G.I. JOE is the code name for America’s daring, highly trained special missions force. It’s purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world!... (read entire news item)

4/27/2010 Shout! Changes Aspect Ratio Plans for the DVD Version of The Movie, Announces Contest
Yesterday we brought you Shout! Factory's official press release for G.I. Joe - The Movie: Special Collector's Edition on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. In it, the studio explains that the widescreen version of... (read entire news item)

4/26/2010 The Movie: Special Collector's Edition Official Press Release from Shout! Factory
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Original Animated Movie Debuts for the First Time Ever in High Definition on Blu-ray and DVD this Summer G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO - THE MOVIE SPECIAL COLLECTORS EDITION IN... (read entire news item)

4/20/2010 New Details About 'G.I. Joe: The Movie' Include Word of a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
Early last month we passed along word that Shout! Factory was gearing up for a DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc release of 1987's direct-to-video production "G.I. Joe: The Movie. We soon followed up with... (read entire news item)

3/19/2010 Blu-ray Disc and DVD Package Art for 'G.I. Joe - The Movie: Special Edition'
A couple of days ago we reported about Shout! Factory's releases of G.I. Joe: The Movie, coming out on July 27th in both high-def Blu-ray Disc and standard DVD formats. Today has updated their... (read entire news item)

3/17/2010 When Will the DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Deploy for G.I. Joe: The Movie? Street Date, Cost!
Just a week and a half ago we filled you in on Shout! Factory's recently declassified plans to release G.I. Joe: The Movie, but we didn't have the release date or pricing yet for the title. Now they've... (read entire news item)

3/09/2010 Shout! Factory's 2010 Plans for G.I. Joe: The Movie on DVD and Blu-ray
1987's G.I. Joe: The Movie, which came out a year after the end of the classic regular cartoon series, wasn't actually "a movie"...not in the traditional sense of the word. Although this animated work... (read entire news item)

12/23/2009 G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Season 2 Info & Art
G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Season 2 hasn't been officially announced yet, but has posted early details on the set. Scheduled for release on April 27, 2010, the 4 disc set includes all... (read entire news item)

11/13/2009 Shout! Factory Fights for Freedom of Season 1.3 on DVD: Box Art, Date, More!
Another 4-disc set is on the way from the classic Sunbow-produced cartoon series of the '80s, courtesy of our friends at Shout! Factory: G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Season 1.3 is deploying on DVD... (read entire news item)

10/01/2009 Disc-by-Disc Contents for Shout!'s Season 1.2 DVD Collection
November 3rd sees the release of G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Season 1.2, a 4-DVD set that was announced roughly two months ago. Shout! Factory has now provided the disc-by-disc contents for this... (read entire news item)

9/28/2009 Shout!'s Formal Press Release for the Limited Edition Complete Collector's Footlocker Set
For Immediate Release In Stores November 10, 2009 From Shout! Factory G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO THE COMPLETE SERIES LIMITED-EDITION COLLECTOR'S SET Jam Packed with 17-DVDs, 95 Episodes,... (read entire news item)

9/18/2009 General Retail Release Date, Price for Limited Edition Complete Collector's Footlocker Set
Since just around the time of the annual San Diego Comic Con this past July, fans have been able to purchase the G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Complete Collector's Set "footlocker" package as an online... (read entire news item)

8/06/2009 Package Art Parachutes In for Shout! Factory's Season 1.2 Retail Release
Two days ago we reported that Shout! Factory's 4-DVD release of G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Season 1.2 would be available at retail on November 3rd. Now Amazon has updated their pre-order listing... (read entire news item)

8/04/2009 A Real American Sequel: Season 1.2 is Here!
Following up on the mid-July retail release of Season 1.1 (the ten episodes from the first two mini-series, and the first 12 regular season episodes), Shout! Factory is preparing to get G.I. Joe - A Real... (read entire news item)

7/21/2009 Transformers & G.I. Joe Exclusives Invade San Diego Comic-Con 2009!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE Exclusives Invade San Diego Comic-Con 2009! Signed by Frank Welker, MEGATRON himself, These Limited-Edition Comic-Con Exclusive Lithographs Will... (read entire news item)

6/25/2009 Get Season 1.1 a Week Earlier Than Originally Announced? Absolutely!
When Shout! Factory officially announced their DVD released of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - Season 1.1, they release date they originally gave was July 21st. Now Shout! has been able to move that... (read entire news item)

6/15/2009 The Heroes at Shout! Announce Extras, Package Gallery of Complete 'Footlocker' Set
G. I. JOE is the code name for America's daring highly-trained special missions force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world! 1n... (read entire news item)

5/29/2009 Shout! Reveals New Info, Including Cost, for the Complete Collector's 'Footlocker' Set
By now fans of the classic '80s animated series have been psyched up for Shout! Factory's upcoming G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero Complete Collector's Set, which we know has lovingly restored episodes... (read entire news item)

5/28/2009 Intro DVD Coming for New Fans of this Summer's Live-Action Joe Film **UPDATE: PACKAGE ART**
The word has already spread to almost every fan of the original animated G.I. Joeseries: Shout! Factory is gearing up for a July 21st DVD release of G.I. Joe - Season 1.1, PLUS they are additionally finalizing... (read entire news item)

5/14/2009 Official Press Release from Shout! Factory for July's Season 1.1

4/22/2009 'Beauty Shot' Package Pic, More Extras for Shout!'s Season 1.1 Set
Shout! Factory has revealed a new "beauty shot" picture of their packaging - including the discs, disc case, outer slipcover and bonus rub-on tatoos - for their upcoming release of G.I. Joe: A Real American... (read entire news item)

4/15/2009 Shout! Factory Message Board Clarifies and Expands Info about their Upcoming DVDs
We've posted a lot of news recently about Shout! Factory's upcoming releases of G.I. Joe on DVD. And, now that Shout! and Hasbro have issued a press release confirming the deal which allows these releases... (read entire news item)

4/13/2009 OFFICIAL Hasbro-Shout! Factory Press Release for Joe/TF DVD Deal

4/10/2009 Box Art for a Real American Hero: Shout!'s Season 1.1 Packaging Revealed!
A few weeks ago we had the scoop about Shout! Factory's July 21st release date for G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero: Season 1, Part 1 on DVD. Now we've got another exclusive for you: the very first look... (read entire news item)

3/18/2009 Yo, Joe! We Know What's Up with the New DVD Release (...and Knowing is Half the Battle!)
Fighting for freedom, where ever there's trouble, over land and sea and air...G.I Joe is there! Yes, G.I. Joe is there. He'll be there in theaters early this August, when G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra... (read entire news item)

2/23/2008 New DVDs of Joe Cartoons Coming, But Only As Toy Pack-Ins
Wow, the original 1984 G.I. Joe animated series has had a tough time on DVD, with original publisher Rhino losing their Sunbow license before the final episodes could be released. That info became public... (read entire news item)

7/19/2004 Here's a look at the box for S2, Part 1
As we've reported, August 17th sees the release of G.I. Joe - Season 2, Part 1 on DVD. For complete details about the release of these discs, featuring the birth of the Joe team's worst enemy, Serpentor,... (read entire news item)

7/11/2004 Serpentor strikes this August with the newest collection!
A real American hero returns to DVD on August 17 when G.I. Joe - Season 2, Part 1 debuts. Fans will shout Yo Joe! for the three-disc set, which features 6 hours of entertainment, including 15 original,... (read entire news item)

5/11/2004 Rhino says 'June 29th' for sure!
In early April we first informed you about the "two street dates" mentioned for G.I. Joe - Season 1, Part 2. Both June 8th and June 29th had come up as possible, believable street dates for this package. Circumstances... (read entire news item)

5/07/2004 S1P2 Box Art, & Murky Release Date Becomes Clearer
A month ago we detailed the confusion over the release date for G.I. Joe - Season 1, Part 2. At the time, there were said to be two different potential street dates being mentioned for this box set,... (read entire news item)

4/08/2004 Season 1, Part 2 - Release Date Confusion
It's been way too long since we mentioned G.I. Joe - Season 1, Part 2. It was November, in fact, when we pointed out's pre-order listing for this, which mentioned an April 27 release date. (read entire news item)

1/26/2004 Cool promotional e-card!
Rhino Home Video has created a cool e-card to promote tomorrows release of G.I. Joe - Season 1, Part 1 on DVD. To view this neat e-card just head over to: (flash required). It... (read entire news item)

11/06/2003 More info, art for Season 1, Part 1
Following up on our news a few days ago, Gamestop has updated their listing for G.I. Joe: Season 1, Part 1. In addition to the graphic above, which may or may not be final artwork, Gamestop is... (read entire news item)

11/02/2003 Game retailer offers listings for Part 1 & Part 2
We had previously reported that G.I. Joe - Season 1, Part 1 was going to be released on January 27th. Now videogame retailer Gamestop (who operates stores under that name, but also Software Etc., Babbages,... (read entire news item)

10/15/2003 A Bit of a Delay
Our most recent news (if you can call it that) put the release date of the G.I. Joe DVDs at Veteran's Day 2003: November 11th. Now comes new word from a fan site called "" that has this... (read entire news item)

7/18/2003 Yo, Joe! Season Sets on Veterans Day?
A fellow who calls himself "King Mob" posted this thread to a G.I. Joe message board: Season 1 Boxed Set out NOVEMBER 11 Yes, that's what the rep from Rhino told me today at the San Diego Comic Con.... (read entire news item)

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