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Sunbow Season 1
Opening Sequence

3rd of 5 Sunbow opening sequences. First aired September 16, 1985.



Previous opening sequence: The Revenge of Cobra Opening Sequence
Next opening sequence: Sunbow Season 2 Opening Sequence

Previous episode: The Revenge of Cobra, Part 5
Next episode: Cobra's Creatures

Joe vehicles move out from Joe Headquarters to meet the Cobra mothership. Joes assault Cobra leaders on the ship from above and below. After a brief flashback to the original opening sequence, the battle continues as Flint stops Cobra Commander from firing at Lady Jaye, and a bomb planted by Airtight destroys the ship. In the last shot, Joes run from the explosion and pose in front of a US flag backdrop.


Appearing Cast and Equipment

Characters
Bazooka13 seconds (silent)in Armadillo, grappling onto airship, running from the wreckage, in final pose
Flint12 seconds (silent)giving battle cry, throwing Cobra Cmdr, running from the wreckage, in final pose
Alpine11 seconds (silent)in Armadillo, grappling onto airship, running from the wreckage, in final pose
Snake Eyes9 seconds riding Sky Hawk, punching Tomax, in final pose
Airtight9 seconds (silent)planting a bomb, running from the wreckage, in Skystriker in final pose
Gung-Ho9 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback, in final pose
Lady Jaye9 seconds (silent)fighting Cobras on airship, running from the wreckage, in final pose
Quick Kick9 seconds (silent)riding Sky Hawk, punching Tomax, in final pose
Breaker8 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback, on Skystriker in final pose
Footloose8 seconds (silent)catching Destro, in final pose
Dusty7 seconds (silent)flying a Sky Hawk, launching a bazooka, on Skystriker in final pose
Cobra Commander6 seconds (silent)in airship, aiming at Lady Jaye, thrown through window by Flint
Destro6 seconds (silent)thrown from airship turret, tossed around and onto Dreadnoks
Shipwreck6 seconds (silent)flying a SHARC, in final pose
Barbecue5 seconds (silent)on foot as Joes deploy from HQ, in final pose
Duke5 seconds1 lineon battlefield in flashback
Roadblock5 seconds (silent)catching Destro, in final pose
Scarlett5 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback
Stalker4 seconds (silent)landing in JUMP in flashback
Tomax3 seconds (silent)attacking Quick Kick on airship
Xamot3 seconds (silent)attacking Snake Eyes on airship
Ace2 seconds (silent)flying a Skystriker against Trubble Bubbles (0:06, 0:09)
Rock 'n Roll2 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback (0:32-0:33)
Short-Fuze2 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback (0:32-0:33)
Steeler2 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback (0:32-0:33)
Zap2 seconds (silent)on battlefield in flashback (0:32-0:33)
Baroness1 second (silent)with Cobra Cmdr inside airship (0:08)
Buzzer1 second (silent)falling when Destro is thrown on top of Dreanoks (0:25)
Mutt1 second (silent)on foot as Joes deploy from HQ (0:05)
Ripper1 second (silent)falling when Destro is thrown on top of Dreanoks (0:25)
Torch1 second (silent)falling when Destro is thrown on top of Dreanoks (0:25)
Tripwire1 second (silent)on foot as Joes deploy from HQ (0:05)
Wild Weasel1 second (silent)ejecting from Rattler (0:30)
Zartan1 second (silent)flying a Trubble Bubble (0:07)
 
Troops Appearing
Cobra4 seconds piloting Trubble Bubbles; operating and defending airship
Crimson Guard1 second flying a Trubble Bubble behind Destro (0:16)
Greenshirt1 second driving Alpine and Bazooka's Armadillo (0:05)
 
Vehicles Appearing
Skystriker11 seconds in opening shot, deploying from HQ, flying toward airship, in final pose
Armadillo8 seconds in opening shot, deploying from HQ, driving under airship, in final pose
Sky Hawk8 seconds deploying from HQ, dropping Joes onto airship
Rattler4 seconds pursuing SHARC through trench in airship's surface
SHARC4 seconds flying along trench in airship's surface
AWE Striker3 seconds in openings hot, deploying from HQ
Dragonfly2 seconds deploying from HQ (0:04-0:05)
Mauler2 seconds in opening shot (0:01-0:02)
Trubble Bubble2 seconds attacking ahead of airship; behind Destro (0:07, 0:17)
 
Non-Toy Equipment: Cobra mothership

Misc. Notes

  • Duke's voice is heard yelling, "Yo Joe!" even though Flint is the person on screen at the time.