Sgt. Slaughter is a professional wrestler who is a former WWE World Heavyweight champion and headlined Wrestlemaina VII. From the late 1970s to the early 1980s, Slaughter had success in the National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, and the World Wrestling Federation. He also has held the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship twice. In 2004, Sgt Slaughter was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. In the 1980s, Sgt. Slaughter character was incorporated into the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toy line as well as its animated series and comic books. Sgt. Slaughter first appeared in the five-part TV episode entitled "Arise, Serpentor, Arise!" and is one of only a few real people to be produced as a G.I. Joe figure and appeared in G.I. Joe: The Movie.