Arise, Serpentor, Arise! (Part 1).
After being inspired by a strange dream and fed up with Cobra Commander's failures, the fiendish Doctor Mindbender plans to obtain the DNA samples of history's greatest conquerors in order to make a new Cobra leader. The Joes embark on a mini-remedial recruit training and intercept and destroy a Cobra Night Raven, retrieving a Cobra message pod. The Joes find a letter detailing the Dreadnoks' mission to break into tombs of history's greatest leaders and conquerors. Meanwhile, the Dreadnoks gain Monkeywrench and Thrasher as new members while the Joes gain an ally in Sgt. Slaughter (Based on the Professional Wrestler of the same name).