At the end of their stint in Viet Nam, Col. John "Hannibal" Smith and his team were framed for robbing the Bank of Hanoi (which they had done, but under orders), and sent to a US military prison. They escaped and went on the run, pursued first by Col. Lynch and later by Col. Decker. While on the lam, they became heroes for hire, working as good-guy vigilantes around the US or the world. Hannibal was their leader and an expert at disguises. Face was the team's con artist and lady's man. BA (officially "Bad Attitude") was their mechanic, but also took care of mayhem and intimidation. The final member of the Team, "Howling Mad" Murdock, was an expert pilot, and a certified lunatic--they broke him out of a mental hospital whenever they needed him for a mission.
23 Jan 1983Description ▼
Amy Allen attempts to hire The A-Team, four soldiers-for-hire, to rescue her reporter friend Al Massey who has been captured by a Marijuana distributor and his gang of thugs. She doesn't fare too well at first. She gets the run-around from Murdock and Hannibal Smith until they determine that she's legit, then they accept the assignment. Unfortunately, money becomes an issue when Amy doesn't have time to raise the capital before the team departs, client in tow, for Mexico. The team improvises, however, which is something they always do best. Face manages to scam a jet and they're on their way.
2Children of Jamestown
30 Jan 1983Description ▼
A wealthy businessman hires the team to rescue his daughter from a religious cult, but after helping the girl escape, Hannibal, B.A., Face and Amy are captured and sentenced to death by the cult's fanatical leader, Martin James. The four manage to escape from their captors and hole up at a local farm, but James' minions refuse to rest until the fugitives are 'brought to justice'.
3Pros and Cons
08 Feb 1983Description ▼
When a friend of B.A.'s ends up in a prison in Strykersville, FL, the team goes in with an elaborate plan to rescue him. The warden has developed a fight program and he forces prisoners to duke it out with the loser ending up dead and the winner on the run for his life while prison guards hunt him down. Face masquerades as a prison psychiatrist to gain the warden's trust, while Hannibal, B.A. and Murdock get themselves arrested and infiltrate the fight program.
4A Small and Deadly War
15 Feb 1983Description ▼
A police inspector hires the A-Team to shut down a group of crooked SWAT police officers who moonlight as assassins-for-hire. To eavesdrop on the group and gather as much information as possible on their targets, Face and Amy con their way into the police locker room and sew tiny microphones onto the renegade officers' uniforms. Hannibal then proceeds to rattle their cages with a series of phone calls and interruptions until the microphones are discovered. Their edge lost, the officers and the A-Team barrel head on to their final confrontation -- a showdown at a deserted amusement park!
5Black Day at Bad Rock
22 Feb 1983Description ▼
After B.A. is seriously wounded in a firefight and has lost a lot of blood, the team decides to hole up in a little town called Bad Rock. They seek the aid of an attractive female doctor, but she calls the sheriff, who immediately arrests Hannibal and Face. Amy, meanwhile, retrieves Murdock from the V.A. hospital since he's got the same rare blood type as B.A. so the doctor can perform a transfusion. Complicating matters is a motorcycle gang that plans to destroy the town since the sheriff has imprisoned their leader. And, of course, the M.P.'s are on the way when the army discovers the A-Team has been captured.
6The Rabbit Who Ate Las Vegas
01 Mar 1983Description ▼
When two college girls hire the A-Team to rescue their professor who's been nabbed by the mob for a gambling system he's created that seems to work, Hannibal, B.A. and Murdock masquerade as a secret government hit squad in Las Vegas to take out mob boss Gianni Christian unless he turns the professor over to them. Complications arise after the professor's rescue when Christian ends up getting tossed from his penthouse by an overzealous underling and the Team, accused of the murder, is pursued by the mob and the cops as they try to escape.
15 Mar 1983Description ▼
The A-Team travels to New York City to help out a group of beleaguered shopkeepers who are being extorted by a band of local thugs. Hannibal opens up a small TV repair shop and it isn't long before he gets a visit from the "insurance salesmen". B.A. follows them back to their lair, a trendy uptown bistro with a swanky owner. The team proceeds to put the pinch on them as they attempt to recover the extorted money for their clients.
8Holiday in the Hills
22 Mar 1983Description ▼
On their way back from Guatemala, the A-Team's plane crashes in a remote area of South Carolina and the team find themselves in a firefight with some locals who are preparing to barbecue a local government official. After running the locals off, Murdock, Face and B.A. design and build an ultralight so Howling Mad can fly the wounded man out of there. Meanwhile, the rednecks are re-grouping for another attack on the team -- and the unit is almost out of ammo!
9West Coast Turnaround
05 Apr 1983Description ▼
The A-Team signs on to help a watermelon farmer deliver his crop to market when an ambitious landowner named Chuck Easterland proves that he'll stop at nothing - even attempted murder - to prevent the melons from reaching their destination. If the farm can't get their crop out, they'll go under and Easterland will acquire their land. Easterland's men have every road out of the area blocked. Can Hannibal and the unit get the watermelons to the city before they spoil?
10One More Time
12 Apr 1983Description ▼
Lynch finally captures the A-Team but he doesn't get much of a chance to gloat about it when a high ranking state department official steps in and coerces the team into a covert operation to rescue the team's former commanding officer, General Ludlum who, along with his daughter, has been captured by a power hungry dictator in Borneo. The team is offered freedom, but not exoneration in exchange for the rescue but B.A. has no desire to go since A.) it will involve flying and B.) he doesn't like the general anyway since Ludlum once called him a liar.
11Till Death Do Us Part
19 Apr 1983Description ▼
The A-Team is hired to rescue a young woman from her possessive fiancé. To that end, they infiltrate the wedding party in order to scope out the landscape and plan their escape. Murdock disguises himself as the bride while the rest of the team plan the getaway attempt. Unfortunately, the groom owns nearly half the county and fairly quickly, the team find themselves trapped with no chance of slipping out of the region without notice. Of course, that doesn't rule out having Face marry the prospective bride in order to keep her and her father's wealth out of the hands of her sociopathic ex.
12The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing
03 May 1983Description ▼
The A-Team is called in to help out an airline when one of their planes is hijacked by a terrorist group. Hannibal and Face masquerade as airline executives to bargain for the release of the passengers in a prisoner exchange. Meanwhile Murdock and B.A. sneak aboard the plane through the cargo hold in an effort to help neutralize the hijackers. Things get dicey though when the plane takes off unexpectedly and B.A. becomes catatonic, thanks to his fear of flying. To make matters worse, Murdock is accidentally blinded when a gun discharges in his face and it's up to Hannibal to land the jet even though he has no flying experience.
13A Nice Place to Visit
10 May 1983Description ▼
When a Vietnam buddy of the team dies, they travel to his hometown for the funeral only to discover that a bullying family that runs the town won't allow anyone to attend the funeral except for his wife, Trish. While returning to town after the funeral, the A-Team van is run off the road and Hannibal and company are unceremoniously greeted by the Watkins clan. After stripping the van, the Watkins' brothers dump the team outside of town and proceed to terrorize Amy and Trish who are holed up in Trish's home. Will the team get back to town in time to stop the Watkins' reign of terror?
1Diamonds n Dust
20 Sep 1983Description ▼
When her father is murdered, a woman hires the A-Team to help her protect her father's investment in a South African diamond mine. A ruthless South African businessman will stop at nothing -- even murder -- to steal it from her. In order to keep the mine operating, the A-Team must find a way to get dynamite to the mine and blow open an air shaft so workers won't suffocate while working the deeper recesses of the mine. And, of course, stopping the bad guys before they do any more harm will also be on the agenda.
2Recipe for Heavy Bread
23 Sep 1983Description ▼
The A-Team discovers that the cook from a Vietnamese prison camp -- an honorable man who helped them and many other GI's survive by sneaking them food -- is working in L.A. at a trendy restaurant. Unfortunately, the P.O.W. camp commander also knows that he's there and will stop at nothing to kill him for revenge. And in another twist, the camp commander is in business with another former prisoner, the son of a powerful U.S. mobster with a narcotics distribution network that can circulate South East Asian cocaine throughout the Western Hemisphere.
3The Only Church in Town
11 Oct 1983Description ▼
Face receives a cryptic message from an old girlfriend named Leslie Becktall which leads him to believe that she's in some kind of trouble. Since the team doesn't trust his instincts, he's forced to hire them to make the trip to a Central American mission where Face discovers that Leslie's now a nun and the the convent is being held hostage by a recuperating killer and his band of goons.
4Bad Time on the Border
18 Oct 1983Description ▼
A young girl touches B.A.'s heart when she tells him the sordid tale of how a group of smugglers south of the border trafficking in slave labor are holding her mother who is dying and B.A. "encourages" the team to go along and break up the ring. Hannibal sets himself up as a potential "client" of the organization, but when the team loses track of the truck their leader is in, the colonel finds himself alone and in trouble -- he's placed in solitary confinement in a tin box baking in the sun -- and the A-team must find the compound before their leader and Maria's mom die.
5When You Comin Back, Range Rider?: Part 1
25 Oct 1983Description ▼
A young native American enlists the aid of the A-Team in saving a herd of wild mustangs which are being rounded up by a rancher named Carter who is shipping them into Mexico for slaughter despite their protected status. After agreeing to help out, Hannibal and the unit arrive in Arizona and accost Carter's henchmen. Meanwhile, the Army dispatches maverick Col. Roderick Decker to round up the A-Team in the wake of Lynch's failure. Decker turns out to be an overzealous go-getter and will stop at nothing to apprehend the fugitive soldiers-for-hire.
6When You Comin Back, Range Rider?: Part 2
25 Oct 1983Description ▼
Hannibal and Face sneak into Carter's estate looking for clues to prove that he's unlawfully rustling mustangs, but they're discovered and they must kidnap Carter's niece to aid their escape. Reuniting with Murdock and B.A., they stop Carter's train on it's way to Mexico with a load of horses. Now very aware that Decker is hot on their heels, they decide to stick around to make one last ditch attempt to free one more load of horses, but when Hannibal, Face and B.A. are captured by Carter's men, it's up to Murdock and his alter ego, The Range Rider, to save the day.
7The Taxicab Wars
01 Nov 1983Description ▼
A small cab company finds itself on the verge of extinction when the A-Team steps in and helps them with a major problem... a rival no-holds-barred cab company that will stop at nothing to control the complete territory currently shared by both companies. Cal agrees to give Hannibal and the team 10% ownership of Lone Star Taxi if they can find some way to stop Love Cabs and their shady leader, Crane, who has no reservations about fixing meters, dealing dope out of his cabs and hiring ex-cons to drive them. The team breaks into Crane's estate in an effort to shake him up, but have they truly rattled him, or did they just knock over a hornet's nest?
08 Nov 1983Description ▼
After evading Col. Decker, the A-Team holes up in a small town and discovers that a group of migrant farm workers have their backs against the wall because a local farm owner, Jarrett, won't pay them fairly and won't let them leave unless they pick his crops. Hannibal and the unit start pushing the workers to form their own union but Jarrett has plans of his own. He has his goons locate the site for the union vote, then go there to bust some heads. Of course, with the A-Team around, just any old hired muscle ain't gonna cut it!
9Theres Always a Catch
15 Nov 1983Description ▼
A small fishing village is held hostage by a greedy fisherman and his goons. They have a protection racket going and if the other seamen in the village don't give Garber (John Quade) half of their haul, Garber and his men capsize their boats. Of course, if the extortion continues, the bay's sea life will be depleted and none of the residents will be able to survive there anyway. The A-Team comes to the aid of the Mayer family which has fallen victim to Garber's men. Unfortunately, Col. Decker is also hot on their heels, too. The question is, will Decker leave with the A-Team or Garber in custody?
10Water, Water Everywhere
22 Nov 1983Description ▼
Three Vietnam vets settle in a small desert town and hope to eke out a living with a small hotel they're refurbishing. Unfortunately, a wealthy rancher named Frank Gaines will stop at nothing to force them from the land they bought since the parcel the vets are on has the only local source of spring water. The vets could be sitting on a gold mine if Gaines doesn't get his hands on it first. Of course when the vets find themselves back at the V.A. hospital after being severely beaten by Gaines' men, they meet up with Murdock who convinces them to let the A-Team lend a hand.
29 Nov 1983Description ▼
Mickey Stern and his construction company have a series of misadventures when he contracts with the city to demolish an old high rise. It seems that a prominent mobster buried his partner there years earlier and doesn't want the building torn down since the evidence will be exposed. Stern hires the A-Team to help him get the project back on schedule. Things take an interesting turn, however, when Face is captured by the mobster and the team must rescue him before taking down the bad guys for good.
12The White Ballot
06 Dec 1983Description ▼
A reporter friend of Amy's enlists the team to aid in defeating a long term incumbent small town sheriff named Dawson who is as corrupt as the day is long. Dawson and his deputies supply protection to an unlawful casino and moonshine runs. Of course if anyone runs against him, Dawson finds a way to stop them...or kill them before they become a serious threat to his authority. Naturally, that won't stop the A-Team from having Face masquerade as a small town war hero returning to challenge Dawson for his seat. That is, of course, if Col. Decker and his men don't get wind of the A-Team's location first!
13The Maltese Cow
13 Dec 1983Description ▼
The Golden Pagoda restaurant is owned by a good friend of the A-Team and they have helped out the Yeng's by bankrolling them, thus making them part owners of the successful eatery. Unfortunately, the Yengs have become a target for the Lung Chin, a Chinese tong that extorts protection money from area businesses. When the Lung Chin take on the A-Team, they kick over a hornet's nest, however, and things get very interesting when the team discovers that the tong is attempting to smuggle an exiled mobster back into the U.S.
14In Plane Sight
03 Jan 1984Description ▼
When a cargo plane pilot develops engine trouble over Venezuela, he safely lands only to find himself incarcerated by authorities when cocaine is discovered aboard his aircraft. The pilot's parents hire the A-Team to get to the bottom of the situation since their son is a decorated soldier who would never knowingly smuggle drugs. The team flies to Columbia where they discover the true mastermind behind the smuggling operation. The trick, however, is getting him out of Columbia since he has many friends in the Columbian government and can never be convicted there.
15The Battle of Bel Air
10 Jan 1984Description ▼
Marla Heasley joins the recurring cast as Tawnia Baker, an investigative reporter who infiltrates a security firm on assignment. There, she discovers that the A-Team is about to be captured by Col. Decker and his men, so she clues Hannibal in. Unfortunately, her snooping has made her a target of the firm's management and they attempt to find out what other information she may have discovered about the firm's planned activities which include the upcoming assassination attempt on the life of a prominent middle eastern diplomat.
16Say It with Bullets
17 Jan 1984Description ▼
US Army Corporal Charlotte Brown asks the Team to investigate the death of her older brother, Paul, just when he wanted out of weapons trafficking at the military base where both worked. The key man is base supply officer Mason Harnett, whose house is suspiciously luxurious, and he even has another and hired a large place fit to stash weapons; they learn a delivery place from his answering machine and pick the cargo up themselves, but get shot at and barely escape, without the arms. Hannibal decides to infiltrate, back in Army uniforms, unaware that she is consorting with Colonel Decker to set them up in exchange for punishing Harnett. They march into Harnetts office, Hannibal pretending to be a Pentagon colonel, but soon realize Deckers trap and can barely escape within the huge base. Tawnia Baker wires Hernett so Murdock can tape him talking with his goons, and rescue her when he catches her. Hannibal prepares their escape fooling Decker, who has many men mobilized to catch the team this time, into thinking they still hide at the very guest house he was assigned by making the National Guardsmen think they're being fired upon, using a stereo and a war sound effects record, so Decker's men destroy the guest house, only to find nobody left inside... then the Team which sneaked out before rides off in an old tank BA got running, firing back at Decker, and deal with Harnetts outfit.
31 Jan 1984Description ▼
Reverend Taylor knew Face as a US military padre in Saigon, so when Charles Drew, the criminal king of Arcadia county where he now ministers, even sells his literally poisonous moonshine whiskey to local teenagers, he is quickly accepted as a client by the A-team. They even promise to use minimal violence while putting an end to his unlawful booze business, which also uses the 'protection' racket - just the team's ticket in so they can put him and his goons out of action for good, and since the scum won't listen, there's a final showdown.
18Its a Desert Out There
07 Feb 1984Description ▼
A criminal gang, known as the Scorpions, robs the clients of a small desert casino in armored go-carts. Acting as bate, Face and Hannibal work out how it's done, with an employee 'tipping' a fatal shortcut. But they're to heavily armed to take on mere citizens, and after some research by Tawnia it becomes clear their real purpose concerns their imprisoned former leader Drsicoll, and the A-team comes up with a counter-plan.
14 Feb 1984Description ▼
Parking valet Davey, the brother of a white friend of B.A., hires the A-team because he's fired, falsely accused of one of the car thefts committed by an apparently professional gang. Murdocks therapeutic passion is minding a potted plant. Face has to delay a very rich contract with a Saudi prince and risk his Corvette as bait, and it gets worse: the man who seemed to steal Face's Corvette honestly took it for his own, the crooks take the team van (with Murdocks plant in it); Hannibal and B.A. fail to catch them in the Corvette. Davey suggests Tiney Roscoe might be in on the car parts trade; under pressure he indicated a used cars dealer, Sam Friendly, who has a whole staff but is preoccupied with a certain mobster Tony Victor's demand for one exact duplicate. Face becomes Sams best car salesman ever by far in a single day, so he learns half of the business is without papers. Hannibal plays Johnny B, a rock producer who wants a dozen limousines and one Porsche; the deposit allows Face to spy the safe combination, so he can read enough about the next secret cars transport, even if he must kiss Sams secretary & girlfriend Cindy, for which he is somewhat roughed up. 'Johhny B' insists to get his Porsche soon, or the deal is off, so Sam has a freshly stolen one prepared in a hurry, but the team forces him to show them his lumber yard; alas they get an unexpectedly well-armed welcome from Tony Victors men, who rush off in fake police cars and uniforms for a high-profile funeral... .
20Harder Than It Looks
21 Feb 1984Description ▼
A business tycoon hires the A-team to rescue his daughter who is held hostage by the terrorist GLA. When they get to her, she is less then cooperative; they think it's just Stockholm syndrome, but soon find out her father cares less about her then the $500,000 ransom they failed to bring back as promised, and she was in love with one of them, Marcus, even before the GLA leader trapped her. And it gets worse again once they learn of the GLA's other criminal intention...
28 Feb 1984Description ▼
While the team uses a period without a job to retreat for military-style physical training, a syndicate of crime lords is so fed up with the A-team ruining their business that they pay legendary Major Douglas Kyle a fortune in advance to set up an "evill A-team" of four merciless super-mercenaries to put them out of business for good. Having done their homework, the challengers use three team-members' weak spots to take them out one by one: a girl to bate Face, a dog for Murdock, BA's daily gallon of milk. Thus Hannibal is alone, with no other clue then the dairy firm which delivered the drugged milk, and has to escape the killer-quartet before he must free the others and plan a revenge...
08 May 1984Description ▼
Kale Sykes and his men are trying to bully the peaceful Society of Men away from Kellisburg because they don't agree with their way of life. Eric, a young Society member, hires The A-Team to build their meeting house, hoping the team can resolve matters without using any violence. The Team goes to work facing dangerous opposition from Sykes as well as objections from community leader Kerl Peerson.
15 May 1984Description ▼
Decker learns that The A-Team is taking down cattle-rustler Russ Clayton. When he arrives at the scene the team is gone - but blood is found on the ground. The reason is Clayton attempted to shoot Hannibal but Murdock took the bullet, and the team is desperate to find medical help to save Murdock. As they strain to help Murdock, the members of the team recall his contributions to their success, such as giving B.A. his blood, leading an escape from prison, helping Face pull numerous confidence jobs, and displaying general engaging wackiness. However, with Decker on the prowl, the team must get the bullet out of Murdock's body themselves - and are forced to surrender when Murdock proves too weak to be moved.
1Bullets and Bikinis
18 Sep 1984
2The Bend in the River: Part 1
25 Sep 1984Description ▼
Deep in Peru where a tributary of the Amazon bends, a pirate outfit lead by the treacherous El Cajon ('the Coffin') who hides a double gun in his wooden leg, is hired by the gangster Doyle to keep both Amazonian Indians (whom they scare) and all strangers (whom they rob and kidnap of kill) out. When they thus cause the disappearance of Dr. Brian Lefcourt, who practiced Archeology there but owns several newspapers and is engaged with reporter Tawnia Baker, she sends in the A-team, who find it poetical the masquerade as a coffin's escort after springing Murdock -who now claims to be directing 'the' movie- from the lunatic asylum in that very coffin.
3The Bend in the River: Part 2
25 Sep 1984Description ▼
The traitorous El Cajon has captured the A-team, but his dark boss Doyle arranges for them to escape with Bobbi Cardina and find the pre-Colombian El Rio site Brian Lefcourt was looking for when he was abducted. After solving its secret key, they also discover the unrelated secret just next door Doyle was hired to hide and deal with an unexpected adversary and deal with it, so Tawnia and Brian can get married.
02 Oct 1984Description ▼
Despite Col. Briggs, the Army's new head of A-team hunting, the veterans accept female Fire Chief Annie Sanders's plea to help her keep the contract for a small town's privately run fire department which Roy Kelsey wants to get at all cost for Tristar, a new, larger and better equipped company, even using violence on her firemen and arson. It takes some research, but they find out that arrested mobster Vince Rogan is behind this apparently hardly profitable scheme, and sense it has something to do with his impending trial...
16 Oct 1984
23 Oct 1984Description ▼
A young girl named Jenny Olson has been kidnapped. Her father, who used to work as an accountant for mob boss Tommy Largo, hires the A-Team to find her. It soon turns out it's not Largo who's behind the kidnapping, but his rival Eddie Devane. Once the A-Team has made fools of both crime bosses, the two of them decide to team up despite their differences.
7Trouble on Wheels
30 Oct 1984Description ▼
Plant Foreman Rudy Garcia, who was found out about to tell the police, and his honest hard-working colleagues are tired being terrorized in their small car factory, so they hire the A-Team, and the thugs are good - barely has Face set them up as a new car part supplier, or 'thief' Hannibal is abducted and recruited, but a wire allows the team to localize the contraband warehouse, so they can check out their adversaries and mount a 'reverse frontal attack', although this involves Murdock catching BA on the wrong foot even worse then usual.
13 Nov 1984Description ▼
Dr. Fallone once saved BA's life as medic in Vietnam but left the US Army to retire on a small fishery island. When it is invaded by a small army of thugs who want to abuse its sovereign status as cover for their criminal activities and treat the inhabitants as their slaves, he sends a young boy to LA where a simple ad gets him in contact with the A-team, which quickly shakes off Decker and rushes to the rescue. Without any help from Murdock's new friend, baby crocodile Wally Gator, they infiltrate and take on the better equipped, more numerous enemy, even after Hannibal seemingly blows the element of surprise.
20 Nov 1984Description ▼
Captain Winnetka's Wild West Show is being terrorized by a trio of A-Team impostors. The real Team decides to go find out what all the bad press is about. Colonel Lynch has one last chance to catch the A-Team and is expecting them to show up. Therefore, Hannibal joins the circus in disguise as Rufus Cantrell, Murdock as Indian warrior 'Runnin Round, Face as a rodeo clown and B.A. as a shoveler. Meanwhile, Murdock is upset at not being seen as an actual member of the A-Team by the press, nor the impostors.
10Sheriffs of Rivertown
27 Nov 1984Description ▼
An American company involved in the building of a huge dam to produce electricity in the Southern American republic of San Marcos pays the A-team to act as new sheriffs in Rivertown, where the construction site is but several workers and even the previous sheriffs disappeared mysteriously. Once arrived there they swear each-other in (thus freezing BA's wrath for another drugging and flight) and find the obvious subject Boyle, a poker player, who is also the suspect of missing engineer Craig Monroe's sister.
11The Bells of St. Marys
04 Dec 1984Description ▼
The girl group 'The Bells' is being harassed by record company owner Dave Luna. The A-Team finds out by accident because Face and B.A. are coaching the lead singer's kid brother. Hannibal poses as record producer Danny Diamond and soon finds out Luna is getting orders from a bigger fish. Face has to constrain himself not to hit on any of the girls in the group while Murdock takes to hero worshiping B.A.
11 Dec 1984Description ▼
Just when Templeton 'Face' Peck was getting cozy with Hollywood model Rina, she's snatched before his nose by Chicago crook Johnny Turian, but does not exactly appreciate being rescued. Sneeking aboard his yacht during a party she attends, Templeton gets her to confess being Johnny's brother Tony's widow and he blackmails her to spy on fashion designer Jason Burnett so gangster Dubrio's company Revell fashions can produce pirate copies, but not what his hold over her is, so the team fakes designs by- Murdock...
18 Dec 1984Description ▼
While BA drives to Hollywood, where Face is having a ball, Murdock's rabbits foot doesn't stop him and the black van from getting hijacked by bank-robber Logan and his mate Malcolm; just chasing them gets both A-team members arrested, and the sheriff believes they initiated the ride, so they're packed off to a work farm too, while BA's fingerprints can't fail to alert Decker. Hannibal impersonates the colonel, but is too late - inside, they see an accomplice free the crooks but handcuff both of them, forced to bring a shot guard to the hospital but they escape there. Meanwhile Hannibal rushes to the widow and small son of another Logan's accomplice who supposedly had the loot stashed away...
14Cup A Joe
08 Jan 1985Description ▼
When Cactus Jack Slater, who already owns a chain with three nearby diners, adds violence putting Joe in hospital to his offers for his small town family business, his wife, daughter and friend Skeeter, a truck-driver, hire the A-team; Murdock immediately decides to rise to the occasion as- chef. When Face poses as insurances claims-adjuster for the truckload of restaurant supplies the team stole from his headquarters, Slater is awfully suspicious, especially about the plans for his new shopping center- just on Joe's spot. Fortunately he also plants a wire, which proves Hannibal is right suspecting there's a reason it must be that spot...
15The Big Squeeze
15 Jan 1985Description ▼
When loan shark Jack 'the Ripper' Lane, who is too violent even for his mob extortion boss Nathan Vincent's taste, breaks Italian restaurant owner Gino Giani's fingers, he and his daughter Theresa hire the A-team, but get cold feet after threats to their entire family. So Hannibal, alias Sean O'Shea, deliberately takes a loan from Lane to start an Irish pub cum restaurant, The Naked Lady (where busboy Murdock's new vocation is that of union representative), and then doesn't even give him a seat, thus provoke him to a sniper assault, and then takes on Vincent's by own (hard-hand enforced) juke-box business...
22 Jan 1985Description ▼
Face decides to invest some of the teams funds in 60% of a boxer, Billy Marquette, but looking him up the team finds his sister Tina bend over his miserable body after Sonny Monroe's ruffians beat him up to force him to loose the fight of his life against a certain Dixie Joe so the gangster can earn enough money to finance a lucrative drug deal with a Columbian. Hannibal enjoys concocting one of his more elaborate plans. First Gabriel is taken out of the equation because of a 'hand wound' fighting BA, who thus becomes his obvious successor, managed by Hannibal, who supposedly owes gambling debts to a bookie; buying those off makes the villains pay back Face's investment with a nice profit. Then BA is trained by Murdock, supposedly now in gangster Monroe's pocket, so the stage is all set for a finale with punch...
29 Jan 1985Description ▼
When Kenyan game warden Kim is shot dead by poachers after refusing to take the customary cut for turning a blind eye on 'harvesting' animals hides and elephant tusks, his sister and colleague Kamara Kaboko travels all the way to LA to enlist the A-team. On arrival Murdock makes it his mission to reacquaint BA with his 'roots' (which are probably in West -, not East Africa). They stop a poach raid, plant a wire to find the local smuggle king and order him to hand over all his stock and pay nearly half a million dollars for his past catches; when he tries to evacuate, they ambush his plain with an elephant herd, and call on the next chain in the unlawful traffic, cleverly setting them up against each-other...
05 Feb 1985Description ▼
When the otherwise decent manager of a home is forced to take a run on account of his personal debts in unlawful gambling, the A-team is hired to put the criminals out of business. In no time Face, who naturally takes to the flashy lifestyle as a duck to water, is set up to meet and ingratiate racketeer Johnny Royce, who soon hires him and comes to trust his new brightest boy, so they can find out all about his current operation: a long truck is converted into a casino on wheels...
12 Feb 1985Description ▼
The A-team is hired to test the security in the royal palace of a North West African country; as they easily break it, they are put in charge of the impending, politically important wedding of the princess, but terrorists who want to continue the strife with a neighboring country are clearly tipped off from the inside. The plain crashes, just when BA was promised a revenge for having to fly again, and the princess is suspiciously uncooperative during the attempted escape on foot...
20Knights of the Road
26 Feb 1985Description ▼
Mr. Corson and his daughter Jenny run a small towing truck company in an Arizonan town. When another company resorts to violence against their trucks and even threaten them physically to force them out of business, the A-team is recruited, to Murdocks delight: a chance to adopt the chivalric code of the 'knights of the road', while Jenny is the first female in ages to seem unresponsive to Face's charm- that can't be waning, or is it? Since the Corson firm even needs the contract for towing US cars over the Mexican border just to stay viable, the thugs must be after something else- wiring their cars proves it's something they smuggle over the border, so Murdock plays live freight to the Mexican villa of a certain Zuniga, but the team looses contact...
05 Mar 1985Description ▼
Former military helicopter pilot A.J. runs a delivery service, Speedy Express, with his blind sister Lisa Perry. Garbage collection company manager Ike Hagen wants them to sell to him, and pulls all the stops to force them, including threats and violence against both vehicles and staff, so they hire the A-Team. When Face springs Murdock from the asylum, he believes his hand 'Lefty' has a vicious will of its own. Hannibal pretends to be the new owner, is swiftly abducted, hears they mainly want the building so he pretends to plan a six-store on the spot, and plants a wire. When he's sprung free, they hear Hagen is in unlawful toxic waste disposal for Oxem Chemicals, underground into the city sewer system, and switch the drums with water. They get a written confession from the Oxem manager, but Hagen finds the wire and kidnaps A.J. and Lisa...
02 Apr 1985Description ▼
Two hillbilly types, Royko and Tanen, visit the VA Hospital to see Murdock. When they go to his room, Royko produces a sawed-off shotgun and blasts open the door. The two hillbillies take Murdock hostage and drive off in a pickup truck with an Indian companion. When Face hears of the kidnapping he learns that the Army has been alerted, and barely escapes when Colonel Decker arrives at the hospital. Royko, Tanen, and the Indian drive over 100 miles upstate and arrive at the house of their pappy, Darrow, a famous bounty hunter who sees Murdock as his ticket to the A-Team, the big score he's sought all his life. Darrow draws the A-Team north, but Murdock escapes and a three-way pursuit ensues between the A-Team, the bounty hunters, and Decker. Murdock finds shelter with a small-town veterinarian, Kelly Stevens, as he tries to contact the A-Team, but as the two wait, Murdock and Kelly begin falling in love, to the point that when Murdock eventually reunites with the A-Team, he has to phone Kelly to reassure her he's all right - and must lead the Team to rescue Kelly when Darrow and his boys take her hostage.
23Beverly Hills Assault
09 Apr 1985Description ▼
When Paris-trained painter Steven "Speed" Miller disappears (actually he's beaten into hospital for refusing to work on command), his painting friend Peggy and her best friend who never used his uncles inheritance to go to an Ivy League college hire the A-Team to find him. By his style Peggy indicates as likely suspect Steffan Shawn's Beverly Hills gallery. It takes Face a jiffy to get a foot in as 'arts magazine critic'; he soon manages to plant a wire and makes the crook believe "H.M. Murdock" is the new talent he looks for- indeed he is soon seized and ordered to make perfect reproduction (Peggy does that for him) so his alarm company can switch them for the priceless real thing, notably in a villa BA of all people is set up in...
07 May 1985Description ▼
The sisters Cathy and Maryanne Rodgers enlist the A-team to keep their Hi Brite Soda company, which a certain brewer Webb wants to buy by all means, presumably for the mineral water spring. Murdock decides to get the team in shape by natural produce health food. Face whips the company in commercial shape. They also sabotage the unfair competitor, and find out his intentions, which concern the whole valley, with the help of a bank- his fate is sealed...
25Incident at Crystal Lake
14 May 1985Description ▼
Face was falling for a foxy girl in a 'broken down' sports car lure planted by MP Colonel Decker, but fortunately Hannibal spotted her in advance, and decides they need some quiet time- by Crystal Lake. Some thieves who found the union payroll armored car empty because of a strike but still get chased -in it- by the local sheriff. While Murdock concentrates on fishing, with a dummy as partner 'to get the bad luck', Face finds himself a lovely Park Ranger- whose post is taken by the fleeing robbers and tells them the best getaway vehicle is the teams van, actually having recognized them; only the bullet proof vest he wore as fishing gear saves him when shot by the one who came with her; meanwhile she escapes and joins the team. So Hannibal gets deliberately captured to join her father at the Rangers post and the crooks' goose gets cooked according the Hannibals planning recipe, but miss Ranger confesses the MPs are also on their way...
1Judgement Day: Part 1
24 Sep 1985Description ▼
Mobster Joe Scarlett puts the squeeze on judge Mordente by kidnapping his daughter. Hannibal takes the place of Scarlett's messenger Augie to find out where the kidnappers are hiding the girl. Meanwhile, Colonel Decker has been tapping his phone line and prevents the team from completing their mission. When Scarlett's older brother Gino relocates the judge's daughter to Italy, the A-Team follows.
2Judgement Day: Part 2
24 Sep 1985Description ▼
Stuck in Italy after B.A. destroys their plane, Faceman scams their way onto the cruise ship M. S. Tropicale by posing as the ship's doctor assistant. B.A. has to pretend to be wheelchair bound Mr. Allardyce with Murdock as his nurse, while Hannibal gets a job as a pool-boy. However, the Scarlatti family is hot on their trail and boards the ship. Hannibal proposes to have a costume party on the ship, so they can move about wearing disguises.
3Where Is the Monster When You Need Him?
01 Oct 1985Description ▼
Hannibal is playing a new aquatic monster, alligator-mutation Gatorella, so Face, who schmoozes up to the dumb blond starlet Jennifer 'Jenny' O'Hannorhan, scammed a plain even Murdock doubts airworthy, just seconds before Deckers MPs shoot it down, but they get to a tiny Mexican village- where the welcome is exactly the grim, armed opposite of Face's first visit. After the star Charles Lake walks off, leaving Face to fill in after finding a contract loophole, it turns out even the sheriff is in the power of major Ramon DeJarro, an Argentinian junta butcher...
4Lease with an Option to Die
22 Oct 1985Description ▼
The tenants of a Chicago apartment building are fed up with the harassments by a gang of goons who moved in and seem determined to drive them away, lead by the building superintendent Alvarez. One of them has a broken arms and calls her son: Bosco (B.A.) "Scooter" Baracus, who she believes to lead the outfit, and the giant still jumps for her, even insisting they fly. Murdock's new thing is a yo-yo, to play the retarded son of the new tenants committee president, Hannibal playing an old woman in a wheelchair. The team make it harder for the goons and finds out the respectable firm Harrington Management is behind them as it stands among properties they already bought for a development project. Now both parties hit hard...
5The Road to Hope
29 Oct 1985Description ▼
Face was already enjoying the possibilities to spend the profits from a no-sweat $300,000 job offered by a foxy millionaire when Hannibal guesses right it must by a Decker trap, and goes collect the money dressed as a bum, but a real one gets the briefcase and the MP arms before his nose, and is even erroneously sprung by the other team-members while Smith checked out a restaurant where the bum told him to ask for a certain Wiiliam to get free food- he finds himself in the hands of a dodgy group giving him a full medical and then ordering him to dig his own grave, but escapes and tells the team they must be after homeless men's identities, which sell for a small fortune to criminals. Therefore they set up their own 'mission' to draw potential victims and the goons, run by 'reverend' Face and evangelist Murdock, which sets more in motion then they bargained for...
6The Heart of Rock N Roll
05 Nov 1985Description ▼
Rockstar Rick James asks the A-team to help a friend and colleague of his, C.J. Mack, who is about to be released from Rockford State Penitentiary after ten years for dozing off in his Maserati causing a fatal accident, as he stopped communicating. They are just in time to prevent him being killed by the dressed-up prisoners and real guard Quint who want him to tell the hiding place inside for the tapes he made of their hold-ups while on work details outside. It all goes to easy, and indeed two-faced prison warden Crichton gets his man Quint out and decides to eliminate C.J.- so the team gets Rick James and several major stars, including Lionel Richie, to offer doing a rock benefit no politician dares turn down, so they can get in as crewmen...
12 Nov 1985Description ▼
The team goes see a wrestling win by world champion Hulk Hogan, a colleague of BA's in Vietnam, and accepts his plea to help keep open a center for street kids in Venice, LA, which the Carter crime family wants and already has the bank ready to foreclose and sell to them if the next loan payment fails. Face figures out patriarch Victor Carter's past under his original name, Kotero, and the criminal connection with the father of the center's devoted manager Dicki Gordon: a gold transport robbery, the loot of which is probably buried under the center. The Carters may send in a bunch of goons, Hulks friends are a few sizes bigger. Hannibal pretends to be a crooked FBI agent after the gold, but MP Col. Decker is also on to the team...
8Blood, Sweat, and Cheers
19 Nov 1985Description ▼
Kid Harmon is a fine young man and talented car racer, but when his competitor Kyle Ludwig, who gets almost unlimited funds from his uncle, Chicago gangster Carl Ludwig, hears his goons can't discourage the kid and his dad, Jack Harmon, he orders them to stop both physically. Once Kid is in hospital, his young wife Dana calls his uncle John, i.e. Hannibal Smith, who brings in the A-team. Face presents himself as the smart Western Hemisphere representative of an Italian first rate formula 1 sponsor, offering Kyle to buy himself in- the $1,000,000 is actually to replace Kids car trashed car. Then they make his goons blow up his own best car, and bring in Murdock as the Italian family's philandering heir Carlo, who only utters absurd Italian phrases. However uncle Jack, a wino who nearly lost his bride to Hannibal, and is fed up with his son admiring the Colonel, has called Decker and owes up a minute too late, so it's up to Murdock alone to save the day...
26 Nov 1985Description ▼
The Pentagon publicly announces a full pardon for Lieutenant Templeton Peck, on the false grounds he would only have been a passenger, but Face cannot resist his chance to try his charms on a world ripe for the picking; despite positive legal advice, Hannibal is convinced it must be a trap, while Murdock is eager to try his hands as the new -inferior- scam-artist 'Hunkman'. A certain Mrs. E.G. is waiting for him to sell his biography while the publicity is hot, but her firm -or is it the Firm, i.e. the CIA?- seems connected to the goons who try to kidnap the others. When they meet, some Vietnamese attack all four of them in a helicopter...
10There Goes the Neighborhood
03 Dec 1985Description ▼
The A-team is just in time, asked to protect rock singer Stevie Faith, to prevent an attack in her manager Woodie Stone's office by terrorists from North Terrania who want to prevent her donating any proceeds of an Africa benefit to the rival Central African South Terrania. They decide to hide her in a safer place incognito, so Face buys a nice suburban house, hoping to sell with a profit after some renovation. All neighbors are decent people, even the wacky, fat, macho but useless block captain Joe, except the Hells Angels types in the house across, who soon turn out to be hoods planted by drug baron Juarez. Their firm efficiency against those criminals makes Hanibal elected -without standing- new block captain, so Joe will eagerly rat on them to Stone, and then other problems also resurface...
11The Doctor Is Out
10 Dec 1985Description ▼
In the lunatic asylum Dr. Richter is on to Murdoch, but gets abducted by armed U.S. army men. Murdock makes the team go after their leader, dodgy colonel Mack Stoddard, who was recognized by the docs daughter and as Face discovers is a military adviser to Curaguay in South America, and even plans to overthrow the president for wanting to end the profitable civil war. There Hannibal realizes the daughter is actually a reporter, but soon she turns out to claim a different identity in every situation, such as CIA agent or Stoddards daughter; the doc is found and once refused her as a patient...
17 Dec 1985Description ▼
Now Hannibal no longer gets horror monster parts, he's excited when Sydney, the chipmunk-dressed presenter of the TV show Uncle Buckle-Up, is looking for an actor to replace his good-for-nothing, generally drunk relative who plays Uncle's main sidekick, Ruff the Bear, who was in Sid's car when it had an accident. The team, dragged along to the zoo for bear research and to the studio for moral support and actual advice from lifelong fan Murdock, finds out that was no accident but a failed attempt, but not the last, on Sid, which has something to do with the dodgy Asian toy producer whose scandalous rubbish -the heads snap off- was enforced upon him, who has build up his great reputation by promoting everything that makes his young audience safer.
13Wheel of Fortune
14 Jan 1986Description ▼
Largely thanks to Face's letter frequency research, Murdoch wins big at Wheel of Fortune. When Face comes spring him from the asylum, hoping to accompany him on the Hawaii trip among his prizes, he first thinks to be stood up for a girl H.M. had an eye on, but soon suspects Murdoch is kidnapped, and indeed a team claims to need his help as top pilot for a CIA mission in Baraq (South America) to steel a Russian helicopter; he soon realizes their less patriotic intentions, while Face mobilizes the rest of the team searching for him...
14The A-Team Is Coming, the A-Team Is Coming
21 Jan 1986Description ▼
The A-team successfully organizes the defection of the Russian ballerina Katrina who wants to be reunited with her brother Sasha. She charms Face out of his clothes to sneak out and inform Soviet agent Dimitri Shasta Kovich, who they fought in Vietnam, but the team had anticipated her double game; the Russian however hires them to help prevent mad Soviet Colonel Ivan Pedavich stealing super-secret laser-satellite Abraxis which could trigger a nuclear war. So they first must break into the Soviet consulate-general, then get Katrina back and find & eliminate the KGB-trained terrorist and his satellite. They find the CIA and MP general Fulbright on their path, but should cooperate for the national good and world peace...
28 Jan 1986Description ▼
Face was proud as a peacock to be accepted -two months trial period- at the Beverly Bay Country Club, but is soon disappointed when it appears Murdock is treated as full (as his psychiatric therapists guest), and it gets worse caddy Frank, the lover of the daughter of the snooty rich lady his used to get in is chased by armed men when he finds a gold bag full with money, which turns out to be counterfeit and has something to do with the highly respected member Bob McKeever, a banker, and another member is MP general Fulbright...
11 Feb 1986Description ▼
Face is quite proud to have negotiated as 'Peach Pear Artist management' a profitable deal, filling Chuck's country dance hall "Floor'em" and get all the profits of a show by Cowboy George. Unfortunately the scam-artist has been scammed- his own contract allows substitution and is abused to dump on him an elsewhere canceled concert by British rock star Boy George, which the redneck audience appreciates less then drought. Boy and his Culture Club are most cooperative, and Hannibal impersonates Cowboy George, so they must now try to put both on stage, while getting wind armed bank robbers have a deal with Chuck to hit the armed car of the audience's payroll- the team stops them but they get the protection of the fake sheriff Miller who tells the workers the team he jailed committed the robbery...
17Waiting for Insane Wayne
18 Feb 1986Description ▼
The A-team is confused with four mercenaries (Insane Wayne, Tully, Red and Fat Rat) and thus hear rancher Kincaids offer to eliminate a drifter, decorated Vietnam vet captain Bill Sherman, who lives with his kid Bobby on some land which he claims and struck oil. They take the money, but join the underdogs instead, and find out Bobby is alone, he just kept it secret for Kincaid pa was killed weeks earlier. Now they scare off the real mercenaries posing as military after a nuclear radiation accident. After Shermans funeral Kincaid promises them a deal for Bobby, who turns down $100,000- the team confiscates that too, so when the mercenaries turn up at his ranch he's eager to fight...
18The Duke of Whispering Pines
25 Feb 1986Description ▼
On an errand for Face, Murdock, whose latest quirk is a mood ring, and B.A. answer an urgent message from the black giant's former girlfriend Deborah Duke, who tells them her husband Jason Duke, his former love rival, now a bank official specialized in the gold trade, is missing. Shortly after she claims he's back, but they guess she's being forced by goons, who indeed turn out to be around and almost had Murdock executed when Face and Hannibal turn up and save their bacon. They find out Duke is kept prisoner in an old abandoned gold mine, where the 'findings' are really just to cover up the gold stolen from an armed transport car robbery and prepare an exchange...
19Beneath the Surface
04 Mar 1986Description ▼
Faceman attends a reunion of the Angel Guardians Orphanage hoping to impress the one girl he could never get, Rebecca Piper. Little does he suspect that the object of his affection is after his 10.000 dollar reward. Narowly escaping from General Fulbright, Face gets a message from an old classmate's sister involving a fake treasure map he drew 20 years earlier. It turns out Barry, whom Faceman used to scam all the time when they were young, is in trouble. Now an oceanographer, Barry has found the location of a Spanish galleon, the Santissima, which contains the fabled Phillip's Cross.
20Mission of Peace
11 Mar 1986Description ▼
The A-Team is hired by a group of old age pensioners who run a Wild West attraction known as 'Mission De La Paz'. A land developer named Ashton is trying to drive them off the land. Murdock takes on the guise Daniel Davy Bowie Boone, the Pathfinder. Meanwhile Faceman finds he has competition from resident conman Rudy.
21The Trouble with Harry
25 Mar 1986Description ▼
Harry 'The Hammer' Sullivan accidentally killed a man in the boxing ring in 1959 and has been on the run ever since. Now a drunk, both loan shark 'Fats' Styles and mob boss Richie Ifker are closing in on Harry and his son Jeffrey. B.A. and Hannibal, who just got Hulk Hogan a part in a Hollywood, decide to help Jeffery and the Hulkster joins them. Meanwhile, Faceman and Murdock are on a double date with twins Rikki and Vikki but have the misfortune of repeatedly getting in Ifker and Styles' way.
22The Little Town with an Accent
06 May 1986Description ▼
Goones from Octiline Oil threaten gas station owner Zach's life unless he sells it to them, so he hires the A-Team. The car mechanics are right up B.A.'s alley, including training Zach's assistant, the giant and slow-witted Kelvin, while Murdock takes as a duck to water to old-fashioned full service. Face finds out the power behind Octiline is Detroit mob boss Sonny 'the Enforcer' Marlini. Spying on the mobsters indicates it's all about some truck loads, so they intercept those even after Sonny backed down on the gas station- it transports the possessions of Detroit mob king Sam Marlini, allegedly deceased in an accident, who looks exactly like Sonny's gardener. He's alive, and plans to receive various other Mafia barons...
23The Sound of Thunder
13 May 1986Description ▼
MP General 'Bull' Fullbright uses the needy girl-trick once too often, and is captured by the team but for once only was looking for them as a prospective client, claiming he wants them to go to Vietnam and free a POW colonel, his personal friend they presumed killed in action, who might dis-incriminate them. Once there, he sneaks away and is barely saved from a girl who tries to shoot him. He comes clean the POW was a lie, he recently learned he has a half-blood soon and wants the A-Team to help bring him home. It soon turns out he was tricked too, there is no son but that girl who wanted kill to him...
26 Sep 1986Description ▼
After having a little accident on the set of his latest monster movie, Hannibal has to spend the night in a hospital. From there he is kidnapped and brought before the mysterious retired general Hunt Stockwell, who proposes a mission to free the passengers of a high jacked plane. One passenger in particular interests them both: Captain Curtis, the one man who could prove the A-Team's innocence in the '72 Hanoi bank job. Hannibal decides to take along the young special effects man who was responsible for landing him in the hospital, 'Dishpan' Frankie Santana. As the five of them leave for Spain, Stockwell designated them the call-numbers 'Empress' 7 to 12.
2Trial by Fire
03 Oct 1986Description ▼
Betrayed by Josh Curtis, the A-Team has finally been captured and is put on trial for the murder of their commanding officer in Vietnam, Col Samuel Morrison. In court they recall exactly what happened during that fateful bank job on 27 January 1971. New evidence implies that Morrison was working with the Viet Cong and that Murdock may have known discovered it. When The A-Team is asked to incriminate their favorite pilot, Hannibal makes a startling decision.
10 Oct 1986Description ▼
The A-Team has been convicted for murder and will face a firing squad within 24 hours. Murdock escapes from the V.A. hospital in a straight jacket. He and Frankie Santana force their way aboard General Stockwell's private plane. Stockwell gives them information concerning Barier Island, where the others are being held. He also visits the Team in their cell, proposing they do a specified number of missions for him (not all of them suicidal) in return for a full, presidential pardon.
17 Oct 1986Description ▼
General Stockwell sends the A-Team on a mission the FBI found to risky; to help Dr. Warner Strasser and his wife Marlena defect from East-Germany. The cover is a friendly exhibition game of football. Hannibal poses as Bily Bob Smith, the team owner and B.A. and Murdock round up some friends to pose as Billy Bob's team. Face learns to speak German, B.A. is on the football team and Murdock and Frankie coach. However even before they arrive, the Germans have realized Murdock's a fake.
5The Theory of Revolution
24 Oct 1986Description ▼
The members of the A-Team are living the good life with a bunch of bikini clad babes at their private resort in Langley, Virginia when General Stockwell arrives with his assistant Carla and Scout master Murdock. Alexander Martien, Dictator of San Marcos, has taken three U.S. citizens hostage. The Team is dropped off at San Marcos by submarine and hooks up with a group of revolutionaries. Frankie finds a love interest in the shape of a local girl, Bonita Guajevos. When Faceman is thrown into the same cell as the three hostages, they turn out to be American Inteligence Agents with Russians on their trail.
6The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair
31 Oct 1986Description ▼
Stockwell is contacted by Ivan Trigorin, aka "Brown Fox", his former partner at the CIA for nearly ten years. The Russian is looking for a top secret stealth bomber the Americans have stolen from the Soviets ans starts torturing the General for information. Carla informs the A-Team they have 36 hours to find Stockwell, or the entire operation will cease to be and they will become fugitives once more. Using Frankie's cousin's mobile home as a base, all signs lead to a psychiatric hospital in L.A. So, Murdock has to act insane once more, this time impersonating Frank Sinatra.
7Alive at Five
07 Nov 1986Description ▼
Faceman wants to get out of Stockwell's operation, thinking the A-Team won't receive a pardon before dying in action. He plans to make a break after rescuing reporter Sally Vogel from the mansion of mob boss Tommy "The Player" Tedesco. However, once they have done so, Sally informs them that Tommy is about to assassinate union boss Brick Peterson.
14 Nov 1986Description ▼
On Thanksgiving, General Stockwells orders the A-Team to reunite a wanted criminal, A.J. Bancroft, with his daughter Ellen within 24 hours. In return, Bancroft will provide evidence that could bring down half the crooked politicians in Washington. Bancroft, who is terminally ill, has not seen his daughter in twenty years. However, Ellen knows all about him from the papers. But the old man has another reason to hire the A-Team specifically: he tells Murdock that Templeton Peck was born Richard Bancroft, his son.
9Point of No Return
18 Nov 1986Description ▼
Using the call sign Empress 7, Hannibal Smith has disappeared on a solo mission for General Stockwell in Hong Kong involving a plutonium theft. Naturally The A-Team wants to go get him, but Stockwell, an expert on the region, insists on leading the mission. They soon find Alice Heath, who was working with Hannibal on the case, but no sign of the Colonel himself. Face and Murdock (Empress 8 and 9) do some investigating of their own and meet a young street peddler called Bobby.
10The Crystal Skull
28 Nov 1986Description ▼
In the Australian outback, the A-Team has acquired a Crystal Skull that some believe generates bad luck. Murdock, Face and Frankie have to bail from their plane and land between two feuding Aboriginal tribes. Seeing the skull, the Toga tribe proclaims Murdock to be their 'King Murdocka'. As such, he has to choose a wife and prove his immortality. During this last ceremony, the rival Toga Toga tribe, aided by a couple of Uzi carrying 'monks', steal back the religious item. Meanwhile General Stockwell is breathing down Hannibal's neck to finish this 'simple find and retrieve' assignment.
11The Spy Who Mugged Me
02 Dec 1986Description ▼
The A-Team is assigned to Monte Carlo to flush out the worlds most dangerous terrorist, known only as "The Jaguar". To Faceman's chagrin, Murdock poses as special agent Logan Ross. The main suspect is the wheelchair bound Charles Jourdan, so Murdock puts the moves on Jourdan's companion, Dominique CordÃ©. The Team soon finds out the Jaguar has been hired to assassinate both Ambassador Moore and Prince James.
12The Grey Team
30 Dec 1986Description ▼
The A-Team has to find Paula Anderson, a young girl who's run away from home with her fathers briefcase containing a top secret Star Wars process report. She thinks her father Randy is about to sell this information to the Russians, but does not know the documents are fake. An old acquaintance of her, Bernie Greene, decides to hide the girl in the local old age pensioners home. Meanwhile, Murdock, posing as a professor, is kidnapped by a female SDI agent.
08 Mar 1987Description ▼
Just back from a mission, The A-Team insists Stockwell gives them two weeks off. Murdock invites the guys to the restaurant he waits tables at, Villa Cucina in Washington D.C. Face and Frankie accept, but Hannibal and B.A. would rather watch Monday Night Football. The guys notice a trio of mobsters carrying guns. When they try to disarm them, Faceman gets shot. The crooks decide to take everyone hostage and wait until their real target, attorney general Liebster, arrives.
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