If Kelly hadn't joined the G. I. Joe Team he would have been the seventh Kelly in his direct line in the Boston Fire department. His love for the job is not based on family loyalty or even a more general sense of duty; he simply likes riding on the back of the truck with the wind in his face and sirens wailing, lights flashing and the bells clanging. Being allowed to knock down doors and smash windows with his axe is just frosting on the cake.
"Barbecue is what you call your basic party animal. He can open bottles with his teeth, pick up quarters with his ears, and wrap his lips completely around the bottom of a quart Coke bottle. You may well ask how all this affects his function as the G. I. Joe Firefighter . . . . It doesn't. It simply makes him a more interesting fellow to have around."
Barbecue was one of the very first G.I. Joe figures I came across with, when a neighbor brought one home (along with Recondo). Though it was not the very first G.I. Joe action figure I purchased, he was one of the figures I really sought after. Too bad I had to wait a year or more, to finally find one on the store pegs.
Came with a backpack, a gun-type nozzle with hose assembly, and a nice-looking axe....[See More]
Subseries from G.I. Joe - Classic Collection Toy Series
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