Version 2.0
Revised June 1995

Compiled originally by Tony Friedman with special help from Cannell Films (Los Angeles CA) and Russell Perry. Revisions and additional material added by Nicole Pellegrini.

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Interesting facts about The A-team
Show created by Stephen J. Cannell and Frank Lupo (also the executive producers)
Music by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter
A-Team van provided by GMC

License plates on BA's van: 2L83000 2E14859
License plate on Face's corvette: IHJG851
Total number of seasons the series aired: 5
Total number of episodes that aired: 94
Total number of 2 part episodes: 4
Total number of 3 part episodes: 1
Frequent Guest Stars: Red West, Hulk Hogan, Clifton James, Jack Ging, Ted Markland, Ed Lauter, Tricia O'Neal, John Saxon, Dennis Franz, Richard Romanus, Gary Grubbs, Markie Post.

Episodes with Amy marked by a *
Episodes with Tawnia marked by a ^

SEASON #1 - (1/23/83 - 5/10/84) - 13 episodes

01/23/83 - Mexican Slayride

(wr. Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Rod Holcomb)
Debut: George Peppard plays a master of disguise who leads a versatile group of Viet vets secretly working as soldiers of fortune. Rounding out the team: a con artist (Tum Dunigan); a sullen master mechanic (Mr T); and an ace pilot (Dwight Schultz) who lives in a mental ward. In the opener, a newspaper reporter (Melinda Culea) wants the A-Team to free a colleague held by Mexican guerrilas.
Lynch: William Luckling. Valdez: Sergio Calderon. Al Massey: William Windom. Colonel Flores: Enrique Lucero. Cortez: Jorge Zepeda.

01/30/83 - Children of Jamestown

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Christian I. Nyby, Jr.)
After the team rescues a girl from a crazed cult leader, Hannibal, BA, Face (Dirk Benedict) and Amy are captured by the man's followers and made the quarry for a death hunt.
Martin James: John Saxon. Tim: Ron Hayes. Brother Stephen: Gerrit Graham. Sheila Rodgers: Carol Jones. Carolyn: Sherilyn Wolter. Brother John: Fred Lerner.

02/08/83 - Pros and Cons*

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Ron Satlof)
BA's friend is held in a prison where the warden conducts fight-to- the-death boxing matches whose winner receives short-lived freedom. One-time heavyweight champ Ken Norton plays Jackhammer.
Warden Beal: Clifton James. Jose Tataro: William Smith. Joey Tataro: Meeno Peluce. Sneed: Paul Koslo.

02/15/83 - A Small And Deadly War*

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Ron Satlof)
Hannibal plays cat and mouse with a renegade SWAT team that's committing murder for hire.
Stark: Jack Ging. Collins: Dean Stockwell. Maloney: Norman Allen. Meadows: Al White. Shaeffer: Fil Formicola.

02/22/83 - Black Day At Bad Rock*

(wr. Patrick Hasburgh; dir. Christian I. Nyby, Jr.)
While treating a seriously wounded BA, a suspicious small town doctor notifies the sheriff, who fears that BA may be part of a biker gang returning to spring its jailed leader.
Sheriff Thompson: Ed Lauter. Dr Sullivan: Tricia O'Neill. Snake: John Dennis Johnston. Jenko: Sid Haig.

03/01/83 - The Rabbit Who Ate Las Vegas*

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Bruce Kessler)
To rescue a "system" gambler from Las Vegas mobsters, the team uses a variety of masquerades, including Amy and Face as newlyweds, and Hannibal as a hit man working for the CIA.
Gianni Christian: Charles Cioffi. Martell: Richard Romanus. Elly Payne: Tracy Scoggins. Warfel: Terry McGovern. Jilly: Luke Andrews.

03/15/83 - Holiday in the Hills*

(wr. Babs Greyhosky; dir. Arnold Laven)
The team crash-lands in the backwoods where they battle mountain men to save a man from being burned at the stake.
Barnes: Edward Winter. Clint: Bill McKinney. Louanne: Denise Galik. Eldridge: Philip Sterling.

03/22/83 - The Out Of Towners*

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Chuck Bowman)
The team takes up the cause of New York shopkeepers against neighborhood protection racketeers.
Charlie: Yaphet Kotto. Digger: Albert Popwell. Scully: Robert Tessier. Tracy: Wendy Hoffman. Nicky: Billy Jacoby.

04/05/83 - West Coast Turnaround*

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell and Patrick Hasburgh; dir. Guy Magar)
The team delivers produce to market for a farmer being driven out of business by a land-hungry rancher.
Easterland: Stuart Whitman. Ellen: Devon Erickson. Joe Penhall: Robert Sampson. Whittaker: Michael Alldredge.

04/12/83 - One More Time*

(wr. Frank Lupo and Patrick Hasburg, from a story by Babs Grehosky; dir. Arnold Laven)
The government drafts the team to rescue a general and his daughter from guerrilas in Borneo.
Rashaad: Nico Minardos. Ludlam: Warren Kemmerling. Kathy: Amy Steel. Perry: Alan Fudge.

04/19/83 - Till Death Do Us Part*

(wr. Babs Greyhosky; dir. Guy Magar)
Murdock dons a wedding gown and BA pops out of the cake at a wedding forced by the groom to gain control of the company he shared with the bride's late father.
Jackie Taylor: Janice Heiden. Calvin Cutter: John Ericson. Sheriff: Jim Antonio.

05/03/83 - The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing*

(wr. Patrick Hasburgh; dir. Ron Satlof)
Hannibal's plan to free a skyjacked airborne 747 requires a bit of adjustment when BA becomes cataleptic and Murdock is temporarily blinded.
Jackson: Andrew Robinson. Thomas: Alan Stock. Hertzog: Jim McKrell. Trigg: Michael Swan. Phillips: Jesse D Goins.

05/10/83 - A Nice Place to Visit*

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Bernard McEveety)
A murderous family is holding an entire town in thrall.
Trish: Joanna Kearns. Sheriff: Burton Gilliam. Deke: Don Stroud. Harold: Robert F Lyons. Logan: Ted Markland. Lianne: Kelbe Nugent.

SEASON #2 - (9/20/83 - 5/15/84) - 22 episodes

09/20/83 - Diamonds N' Dust*

(wr. Patrick Hasburgh; dir. Ron Satlof)
The second season gets under way with a bang as the team transports explosives to a Zimbabwe diamond mine whose owner was killed trying to make the delivery himself.
Toby Griffith: Kristen Meadows. Schekter: Michael Halsey. Fletcher: Albert Salmi. Landers: Sam Scarber.

09/27/83 - Recipe For Heavy Bread*

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Bernard McEveety)
The cook from the team's POW camp serves them a tip about a drug deal between the camp's ex-commander and a man who sold out to him as a prisoner.
Tom Anderson: Marjoe Gortner. Lin Duk Coo: Mako. General Chow: John Fujioka.

10/11/83 - The Only Church In Town*

(wr. Babs Greyhosky, dir. Christian I. Nyby, II)
Face is convinced there's a case for the team after receiving a package from Ecuador containing his fraternity pin, given 15 years earlier to the woman who disappeared from his life.
Leslie: Markie Post. Mother Superior: Elizabeth Hoffman. Salvador: Ismael Carlo.

10/18/83 - Bad Time On The Border*

(wr. Richard Christian Matheson; dir. Bruce Kessler)
Hannibal goes undercover as an alien seeking border passage as the team searches for an ill woman left behind by illegal-alien smugglers.
Taggart: Jack Ging. Prince: Dennis Lipscomb. Presley: Joey Aresco. Cooper: David Graf. Maria: Edie Marie Rubio.

10/25/83 - When You Coming Back, Range Rider?*

(2 hours - wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Christian I. Nyby, II)
While the A-Team tries to corral wild horse rustlers, a dauntless army trouble-shooter tries to lasso the A-Team.
Daniel: Richard Yniguez. Decker: Lance LeGault. Bus Carter: Morgan Woodward. Lane Carter: Dana Kimmell. Stryker: Mills Watson.

11/01/83 - The Taxicab Wars*

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Gilbert Shilton)
A small cab fleet hires the team to hack away at a rival company that sabotaged its operations and forced it out of business.
Crane: Michael Ironside. Strike: Edward Lynch. Cal: Ernie Hudson.

11/08/83 - Labor Pains*

(wr. Thomas Szolski and Richard Christian Matheson; dir. Arnold Laven)
The team helps migrant workers unionize against a landowner who's forcing them to work under slave-labor conditions.
Jarrett: John Vernon. Cross: Charles Napier. Laura: Penny Peyser. Gary: Alan Autry. Giddings: Ted Markland.

11/15/83 - There's Always A Catch*

(wr. Richard Christian Matheson and Thomas Szolski; dir. Ron Satlof)
Decker hooks the A-Team just as they're reeling in an extortionist at a fishing village.
Garber: John Quade. Shana: Tracy Scoggins. Doug: Robin Strand. Cal: Len Wayland.

11/22/83 - Water, Water Everywhere*

(wr. Stanley Ellis and Jo Swerling from a story by Stanley Ellis; dir. Stanley Ellis)
A land developer is trying to run three disabled Viet vets off the desert property they're renovating.
Jaimie: Jim Knaub. Gaines: Alan Fudge. Amanda: Robin Riker. Bump: Jon L Feather. Les: R David Smith.

11/29/83 - Steel

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Gilbert Shilton)
Hannibal discovers a grave motive behind the sabotage of a construction site by the contractor who lost the bid.
Mickey: Norman Alden. Randy: Mary-Margeret Humes. Denham: Ray Giradin. Tommy Tillis: Michael Baseleon. Boyle: Tim Rossovich.

12/06/83 - The White Ballot*

(wr. Jeff Ray; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
The plan to block a corrupt sheriff's reelection involves running Face as a candidate, the last of whom was murdered.
Sheriff Dawson: Clifton James. Rance: Andy Robinson. Baker: Joshua Bryant.

12/13/83 - The Maltese Cow

(wr. Thomas Szolski; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
Murdock mugs as Philip Marlowe as the team infiltrates a Chinese tong trying to extort money from a restaurant they helped to build.
Wan Chu: James Hong. Chris Thomas: Paul Mantee. Tommy Chen: Peter Kwong. Sam Yeng: Keye Luke.

01/03/84 - In Plane Sight

(wr. Babs Greyhosky; dir. Tony Mordente)
The team employs a new method to prepare BA for a flight to South America, where drug smugglers are responsible for the imprisonment of an innocent man.
Judy: Judy Strangis. Corliss: Anthony Charnota. Jes Hicks: Rod Colbin. Carrie Hicks: Lesley Woods. Dalton: Lance Herrickson. Sanchez: Carmen Argenziana. Jackson: Bruce French.

01/10/84 - The Battle Of Bel-Air^

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Gilbert Shilton)
An air battle with a high-tech chopper climaxes a probe of a security firm's kidnapping of its own employee (new regular Marla Heasly), who warned the team of an ambush by Decker.
Raymond: Michael Fairman. Carson: Kurtwood Smith. Ron: Randolph Roberts. Fatasi: Edward Ansara.

01/17/84 - Say It With Bullets^

(wr. Richard Christian Matheson and Lee David Zlotoff; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
A WAC (Lauren Chase) asks the team to investigate the murder of her brother, who was involved with arms trafficking on a military base. But the team is unaware of her prior deal with Decker: The A-Team for her brother's murderer (Monte Markham).
Shaw: Sam Melville. Noche: Miguel Fernandez. Crane: Carl Franklin.

01/31/84 - Pure-Dee Poison^

(wr. Chris Bunch and Alan Cole; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
A southern minister (John Amos) wants to put the cap on a moonshine distributor (Bo Hopkins) whose product is lethal.
Stephanie: Tracy Reed. Burt: Steve Sander. Frank: Tony O'Neil.

02/07/84 - It's A Desert Out There^

(wr. Bruce Cervi; dir. Arnold Laven)
The sophisticated commando tactics that a gang uses for petty holdups suggest they're practicing for bigger game.
Lila: Jeannie Wilson. Flagg: Anthony James. Burke: Tony Burton. Driscoll: Robert Dryer.

02/14/84 - Chopping Spree^

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Dennis Donnely)
Face's prized Corvette is used as bait to nab car thieves, who instead steal BA's van, giving the big man a very Bad Attitude.
Sam Friendly: Dennis Franz. Tony Victor: Lee Patterson. Tiny Roscoe: Nick Shields. Cindy: Liberty Godshail. Davey: Joe Colligan.

02/21/84 - Harder Than It Looks

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Ivan Dixon)
Rescuing a kidnap victim is "a piece of cake", except when the ransom money is left behind, and the victim insists on having one of her kidnappers rescued as well.
Jennifer Teasdale: Lori Lethin. Marcus: Kevyn Major Howard. Roman: Steven Keats. Kathryn: Cherie Michan.

02/28/84 - Deadly Maneuvers^

(wr. Richard Christian Matehson and Thomas Szolski; dir. Mike Vejar)
Revenge is the motive as, one by one, the team falls victim to mercenaries hired by foiled criminals.
Kyle: Ed Lauter. Sharphook: Ed Johnson. King: Michael Cavanaugh. Hoffer: John G Scanlon. Maggie Sullivan: Tricia O'Neill. Harper: Richard Kuss.

05/08/84 - Semi-Friendly Persausion

(wr. Danny Lee Cole; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
The team is hard pressed to meet the demands of their clients, pacifists who won't allow violence despite the ruthlessness of bigots trying to run them off their property.
Kale Sykes: Geoffrey Lewis. Kerl: Tim O'Conner. Eric: Sam J Jones. Ollie: Robby Kiger. Traynor: Frank Luz.

05/15/84 - Curtain Call^

(wr. Stephen Katz; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
With Decker closing in fast, flashbacks recall Murdock's contributions to his teammates as they struggle to keep him alive after he stops a bullet.
Crane: Carl Franklin. Richie: George Wyner. Artie: Danny Wells.

SEASON #3 - (9/18/84 - 5/14/85) - 24 episodes

09/18/84 - Bullets And Bikinis

(wr. Mark Jones; dir. Dennis Donnely)
The team's third season begins in Florida, where they deal with mobsters trying to take over a small beachfront hotel.
Joey: Vincent Bagetta. Sandy: Kimberly Ross. Tina: Betsy Russell. Councilman Presott: Ben Piazza. Denise: Jeanna Tomasino.

09/25/84 - The Bend In The River^

(2 hours wr. Stephen J. Cannell & Frank Lupo; dir. Michael O'Herily)
Tawnia asks the team to find her boyfriend, an archaeologist last seen on an Amazon expedition where his party was attacked by a pirate known as "The Coffin".
Brian Lefcourt: Barry Van Dyke. Bobbi: Marta DuBois. Doyle: Mike Preston.

10/02/84 - Fire

(wr. Stephen Katz; dir. Tony Mordente)
Yet another military nemesis (Charles Napier) takes the team in his sights while they help a small-town fire chief (Stephanie Kramer) battle a rival engine company trying to force her out of business.
Kelsey: Paul Gleason. Palin: Christopher Penrock. Farnell: Alan Fudge. Rogan: Buddy Garion. Casey: Brad English.

10/12/84 - The Bells Of St Mary's

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
A singing group from Face's alma mater face threats from a record company after refusing to resign with the label.
Charlotte: Deborah Lacey. Luna: Robert Deiderio. Westerland: Joseph Wiseman. Colonel Twill: Michael Alldridge. Billy Rey: Reginald Dorsey.

10/16/84 - Timber!

(wr. Jeff Ray; dir. David Hemmings)
Brother-and-sister loggers ask the team to help battle a self-appointed union organizer trying to put them out of business.
John Lawrence: Joe Lambie. Smantha: Tracey Brooks Swope. Bull: Beau Starr. Billy: Andre Gower.

10/23/84 - Double Heat

(Stephen Katz; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
The search for an accountant's kidnapped daughter pits the team against feuding mobsters, one trying to prevent the father's grand-jury testimony, the other trying to insure it.
George Olson: Dana Elcar. Jenny Olson: Leah Ayres. Eddie Devane: Steven Williams. Tommy Largo: Michael Baseleon.

10/30/84 - Trouble On Wheels

(wr. Mark Jones; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Hannibal punches into work at an auto plant where parts are being pilfered for profits.
Rudy Garcia: Joe Santos. Hoyt Plummer: Mills Watson. Jimmy Durkee: James Luisi.

11/13/84 - The Island

(wr. Mark Jones; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
An ex-Army medic who once saved BA's life sends for the team to fight a group of thugs who've taken over the tropical island where he doctors the natives.
Johnny Vescari: Paul Drake. Captain Fallone: James Callahan. Ryker: Sonny Landham.

11/20/84 - Showdown!

(wr. Milt Rosen; dir. James Fargo)
Old nemesis Colonel Lynch is confident the team will appear at a wild west show, where an A-Team of imposters has been terrorizing the owner.
Captain Winnetka: Morgan Woodward. Carrie: D D Howard. Mason: Michael DeLano. Parker: John Carter.

11/27/84 - Sheriffs Of Rivertown

(wr. Mark Jones; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
The team assumes sheriff's duties in a construction boom town in South America, where a series of "accidents" threatens to close down a powerplant project.
Boyle: Robert Dovi. Nikki: Wendy Kilbourne. Cordoba: Ismael Carlo.

12/11/84 - Hot Styles

(wr. Stephen Katz; dir. Tony Mordente)
Face's latest flame is abducted by mobsters, but protests when the team rescues her.
Rina: Markie Post. Turian: Richard Lynch.

12/18/84 - Breakout!

(wr. Mark Jones and Stephen Katz; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
Decker is back on the team's trail when BA and Murdock are arrested and fingerprinted after robbers name them as their partners.
Deke Logan: Steve Sandor. Malcolm Jones: Jeff Doucette. Sheriff: Robert Donner. Callie Russell: Leonore Kasdarf.

01/08/85 - Cup A' Joe

(wr. Dennis Donelly; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
A restaurateur wants to acquire a mom-and-pop diner, knowing its value will skyrocket with the new freeway off-ramp he's arranged.
Cactus Jack Slater: John Ashton. Patty: Lisa Denton. Skeeter: Claude Earl Jones. Joe Dutton: Dave Shelley. Edith Dutton: Toni Sawyer.

01/15/85 - The Big Squeeze

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Arnold Laven)
The team opens its own restaurant financed by the loan shark who scared another restaurateur out of taking the team's help against him.
Jack Lane: Wings Hauser. Nathan Vincent: Joseph Sirola. Gino: Al Ruscio. Theresa: Janine Turner.

01/22/85 - Champ!

(wr. Stephen Katz; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Mr T, who got his last serious workout in "Rocky III", returns to the ring as BA attempts to kayo drug traffickers.
Monroe: Alex Rocco. McGurdy: Joe E Tata. Mick Halligan: Dick Balduzzi. Tina: Holly Gagnier. Roarke: Herman Poppe.

01/29/85 - Skins

(wr. Mark Jones; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
The team travels to Kenya to trap poachers who killed a game warden.
McKaydoo: John Quade. Madrid: John Calvin. Kamarra: Daphne Maxwell.

02/05/85 - Road Games

(wr. Stephen Katz; dir. Nicholas Sgarro)
The stakes are high for Face when he infiltrates a gambling ring to clear a man's debt and save his foster home.
Johnny Royce: Ed Winter. Patty Sullivan: Daphne Ashbrook. Meekes: Kaz Garas. Decker: Lance LeGault. Crane: Carl Franklin. Ginger: Katy Baldwin.

02/12/85 - Moving Targets

(wr. Mark Jones; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
A mideast prince thinks assassins have targeted his soon-to-be-wed daughter, so he hires the team to escort her down the aisle -- but the prospective bride has other ideas.
Salina: Sue Kiel. Korem: John Saxon. Senbet: Frank Annese. Jabar: Jack Heller.

02/26/85 - Knights Of The Road

(wr. Stephen L. Sears and Burt Pearl; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
The team mobilizes to aid an auto mechanic who's being driven out of business by ruthless competitors.
Tyler: Don Stroud. Zuniga: Carlos Romero. Corson: Jim McMullan. Jenny: Deborah Goodrich.

03/05/85 - Waste 'Em

(wr. Stephen Katz and Mark Jones; dir. Sidney Hayers)
Out to stop thugs threatening a man and his blind sister, the team unearths a plot to dump toxic wastes on a site where the siblings work.
AJ: Joseph Hacker. Lisa: Stacey Nelkin. Archer: John Dennis Johnston. Hagen: Mitch Ryan.

04/02/85 - Bounty

(wr. Stephen Katz; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Bounty hunters kidnap Murdock as bait to capture the rest of the team. Schultz's wife Wendy Fulton plays Kelly.
Darrow: Gene Evans. Royko: Bill McKinney.

04/09/85 - Beverly Hills Assault

(wr. Paul Bernbaum; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
A Beverly Hills art dealer is stealing originals and replacing them with fakes.
Brooks: Dennis Franz. Peggy: Maylo McCaslin. Shawn: Lloyd Bochner.

05/07/85 - Trouble Brewing

(wr. Steven L. Sears and Burt Pearl; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Two sisters' dreams of marketing all-natural sodas may fizzle under pressure to convert their plant into a brewery.
Maryann: Suzanne Barnes. Cathy: Claudia Christian. Webb: Louis Giambalvo.

05/14/85 - Incident At Crystal Lake

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Tony Mordente)
A fishing expedition turns into a manhunt when Colonel Decker shows up at the team's lakeside retreat.
Candy: Robert Gray. Mute: Robert Tessier. Roy: Ken Swofford. Jenny: Kristen Meadows. Crane: Carl Franklin.

SEASON #4 - (9/24/85 - 5/13/86) - 22 episodes

09/24/85 - Judgement Day (2 hours)

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. David Hemmings)
The fourth-season opener takes the team to Italy to rescue a judge's daughter from mobsters. But bringing her home via ocean liner is no joy
lori: lagena hart. gino: zack norman. joe: robert miranda. nicky: carl strano.

10/01/85 - Where Is The Monster When You Need Him?

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
While helping a friend who's filming a monster movie in Mexico, the team encounters some restless natives.
Jerry: Michael Lerner. Jenny: Judy Landers. Charles: Dennis Cole. Dunnigan: Mike Preston. White Angel: Walter Gotell. One Shot: Rick Garcia.

10/15/85 - Blood, Sweat & Cheers

(wr. Tom Blomquist; dir. Sidney Harris)
The team races to the rescue when Hannibal's nephew's chances of winning the regional stock-car race are threatened.
Jack Harmon: Stuart Whitman. Kid Harmon: Ken Clandt. Kyle: Wings Hauser. Dana: Toni Hudson.

10/22/85 - Lease With An Option To Die

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. David Hemmings)
Some goons are trying to force BA's mother out of her Chicago apartment.
Mrs BA: Della Reese. Karen: Wendy Schaal. Phillip Carter: Ray Wise. Plout: Brian James.

10/29/85 - The Road To Hope

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. David Hemmings)
Hannibal poses as a wino to avoid an Army trap, and stumbles onto a racket that involves knocking off winos.
Jim Beam: Elisha Cook. Scarett: Christopher Neame. Colton: Warren Berlinger. William: Bill Marcus.

11/05/85 - The Heart Of Rock 'N' Roll

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Tony Mordente)
Singer Rick James asks the team to help an old rock-and-roll legend whose time in prison has made life very dangerous for him.
CJ Mack: Isaac Hayes. Devon: Eileen Barnett. Warden: Peter Haskell. Starger: Beau Starr.

11/12/85 - Body Slam

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
Hulk Hogan asks his old friend BA for the team's help against a mobster who's out to close down a youth club -- for no apparent reason.
Dicki: Deborah Wakeham. Sonny: Michael Gregory. Papa Kotero: Titos Vandis.

11/26/85 - Mind Games

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Michael O'Herily)
The team's leery when Face suddenly recieves a government pardon, and when Face sets out on his own, it's all the team can do to keep an eye on him.
fowler: shelagh mcleod. vaugn: david hedison. pell: barney mcfadden. chow: james hong.

12/03/85 - There Goes The Neighborhood

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. Dennis Donnelly)
A rock star (Valerie Stevenson) under a kidnap threat hires the team to protect her until things quiet down -- which is exactly what doesn't happen when they move into a small suburban neighborhood.
Skrylow: Walter Olkewicz. Juarez: Victor Campos. Stone: John Aprea.

12/10/85 - The Doctor Is Out

(wr. Richard Chistian Matheson & Thomas Szollosi; dir. David Hemmings)
Murdock's psychiatrist is kidnapped and the team travels to South America to find him, accompanied by a woman claiming to be the man's daughter -- among other things.
Betty: Jeannetta Arnette. Richter: Richard Anderson. Stoddard: Geoffrey Lewis.

12/17/85 - Uncle Buckle-Up

(wr. Danny Lee Cole; dir. Michael O'Herily)
Hannibal auditions for a kid's show and gets a bigger role than he expected when the team discovers the show's fronting a heroin ring.
Sydney: Arte Johnson. Kelly: Susan Scannell. Gretsch: Art Metrano.

01/14/86 - Wheel of Fortune

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. David Hemmings)
Murdock wins big on "Wheel Of Fortune", and may lose big when he's kidnapped in a plot to steal a Soviet gunship.
Pat Sajak: Pat Sajak. Vanna White: Vanna White. Joshua: George McDaniel. Jody: Lydia Cornell. Woods: Bernie Bock. Stein: Richard Evens.

01/21/86 - The A-Team is Coming, The A-Team is Coming

(wr. Steve Beers; dir. David Hemmings)
The team is enlisted to stop the theft of an American satellite weapon that could start World War III. The team's employer -- the Soviets.
Willis: David Kagen. Bertka: Daryl Anderson. Pedavich: Gene Scherer. Shasta Kovich: William Smith.

01/28/86 - Members Only

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. Tony Mordente)
Face's attempts to join an exclusive country club are ruined when the team encounters a crooked bank president.
McKeever: Kevin McCarthy. Adrian: Betsy Russell. Frank: Scott Colomby. Chuck: Barrie Ingham.

02/11/86 - Cowboy George

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell; dir. Tony Mordente)
Face thinks he's booked country singer Cowboy George into one of the West's toughest dance halls, but his agent friend sends him Boy George instead. Culture Club performs.
Boy George: Boy George. Danford: LQ Jones. Miller: Taylor Lacher. Herm: Ben Slack.

02/18/86 - Waiting For Insane Wayne

(wr. Stephen J. Cannell & Frank Lupo; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
A case of mistaken identity involves the team in a battle over property rights and an oil well.
Bobby: Moosie Dryer. Wayne: Jesse Vint. Kincaid: Barry Corbin. Julie: Gillian Grant.

02/25/86 - The Duke Of Whispering Pines

(wr. Jayne C. Erhlich; dir. Sidney Harris)
One of BA's old girlfriends has a problem: her husband, BA's college rival, is missing.
Debra: Sheila DeWindt. Sheriff Hopkins: Gary Grubbs. Rusty: Michael Bowen.

03/04/86 - Beneath the Surface

(wr. Danny Lee Cole; dir. Michael O'Herily)
Face returns for a reunion at his orphanage and encounters an old friend's sister, who's worried about her brother's whereabouts, and an old girlfriend, who wants to turn Face in to the Army for a reward.
Barry: Tom Villard. Morgan: Paxton Whitehead. Elaine: Kim Ulrich. Rebecca: Nancy Everhard. Fulbright: Jack Ging.

03/11/86 - Mission Of Peace

(wr. Steven L. Sears and Burt Pearl; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
The team is hired by some senior citizens to help them protect the Texas mission they run as a tourist attraction.
Nora: Ann Doran. Rudy: David White. Ashton: Ric Mancini. Taggert: Jason Evers.

03/25/86 - The Trouble With Harry

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. David Hemmings)
Hulk Hogan's visit to BA is interrupted when the team tries to help a troubled youth save his alcoholic father from some gangsters. William "Refrigerator" Perry appears as himself.
Harry: Paul Gleason. Jeffrey: Billy Jacoby. Fats: John Hancock. Richie: Carl Strano.

05/06/86 - A Little Town with an Accent

(wr. Thomas Szollosi and Richard Christian Matheson; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
The team comes to the aid of gas-station owners who are being forced to sell out by thugs, and uncovers an organized-crime kingpin who was supposed to be dead.
Zack: Noble Willingham. Kelvin: Rex Ryan. Sonny: Robert Vilnaro. Sam: Mark Lawrence.

05/13/86 - The Sound of Thunder

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
General Fulbright persuades the guys to return to Vietnam with him on the pretext of finding the one man who can clear them.
Tia: Tia Carrere. My Linh: Havnan Mina. Michele: Lena Pousette.

SEASON #5 - (9/26/86 - 3/8/87) - 13 episodes

09/26/86 - Dishpan Man

(wr. Stephen J. Cannel; dir. Tony Mordente)
In the fifth-season opener, the team is blackmailed by a retired general (new regular Robert Vaughn) who kidnaps Hannibal and threatens to have him prosecuted unless he can secure the release of hostages on a plane in Spain. Part 1 of 3.
Dishpan: Eddie Velez. Carla: Judy Ledford. Ben Al Fradeen: David Hess. Josh Curtis: Sandy McPeak.

10/03/86 - Trial By Fire

(wr. Tom Blomquist; dir. Lee Sheldon)
Part 2. The team's court-martial begins and things look grim as the prosecution reveals a suprise motive in the death of Colonel Morrison.
Conway: Byrne Piven. Laskov: David Ackroyd. Judge JA Preston. Carla: Judith Ledford.

10/10/86 - Firing Line

(wr. Frank Lupo; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Conclusion. Murdock and Frankie work feverishly to free Hannibal, BA and Face before they're executed, but Stockwell seems to be around every corner.
Carla: Judy Ledford. Sergeant Reger: Rodney Saulsberry. Underwood: Frank McCarthy.

10/17/86 - Quarterback Sneak

(wr. Paul Bernbaum; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
In East Germany, the team uses a "friendly" game of football as a ruse to sneak out a chemical-warfare scientist who wants to defect.
Strasser: Bo Brundin. Eisler: Lyman Ward. Brecht: Ray Reinhardt. Bryant: Joe Namath.

10/24/86 - The Theory of Revolution

(wr. Steven L. Sears and Burt Pearl; dir. Sidney Hayers)
The team is sent to rescue three Americans from a Third World country and becomes embroiled in the island's ongoing revolution.
Martien: Castulo Guerra. Commandant: Alejandro Rey. Bonita: Tasia Valenza. Jefferson: Pepe Serna. Terensky: Vadimir Skamorovsky.

10/31/86 - The Say Uncle Affair

(wr. Terry D. Nelson; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Stockwell is kidnapped and the team must find him within 18 hours or his operations will be terminated -- as well as his deal with the team.
Ivan: David McCallum. Reynolds: Toni Attell. Kwai Li: James Saito. Borofsky: Eric Goldner.

11/07/86 - Alive at Five

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. Craig R. Baxley)
Face's plans to leave the team are put on hold when the team is ordered to rescue a newswoman from a paranoid mob chief.
Sally: Valerie Wildman. Tedesco: Richard Rommus. Brooks: Red West. Nolting: Linden Chiles. Cates: Dennis Fimple.

11/14/86 - Family Reunion

(wr. Steven L. Sears; dir. James Darren)
A former political advisor's deal to trade a diary for a team-arranged reunion with his daughter takes on new meaning when Murdock learns that the man may be Face's father. [Viewers may vote on the outcome of tonight's episode by calling a 900 number provided during the telecast.]
AJ: Jeff Corey. EB: Terri Treas. Owens: Beau Billinglea. Kendall: Anna Rapagna.

11/28/86 - The Crystal Skull

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. Michael O'Herily)
The guys' quest to secure a valuable religious artifact brings them face to face with warring island tribes -- and some unusual "missionaries".
Chief Walekino: Sam Hiana. Chief Sikahama: Manu Tupou. Kolov: Art Tizan. Leesa: Rochelle Ahsana. McVee: Jack Verbois.

12/12/86 - The Spy Who Mugged Me

(wr. Paul Bernbaum; dir. Michael O'Herlihy)
Murdock poses as a suave secret agent to trap a killer before he can complete another mission.
Dominique: Karen Kopins. Jourdan: Ray Dotrice.

12/19/86 - The Point of No Return

(wr. Burt Pearl; dir Robert Bravler)
When Hannibal is thought to be missing or dead in Hong-Kong, Stockwell and the team goes in to rescue him.

12/30/86 - The Grey Team

(wr. Tom Blomquist; dir. Michael O'Herily)
A girl who believes her father's selling out to the Soviets grabs his briefcase and runs, and it's up to the team to bring her in from the cold. [Last show of the series.]
Paula: Maya Kordick. Bernie: Lew Ayers. Sarnoff: Tony Steedman. Randy: Michael Shannon.

03/08/87 - Without Reservations

(wr. Bill Nuss; dir. John Peter Kousakis)
Frankie and Face visit Murdock at his job at a restaurant, and the three are taken hostage by mobsters out to kill a patron: the US Attorney General. [Lost episode finally aired during March reruns. Probably meant to air before the Grey Team (based on Murdock's "Almost Fini" t-shirt in this one, and "Fini" t-shirt in The Grey Team).]
Lou: Mills Watson. Joey: Bobby Di Cicco. Gina: Ely Pouget. Sal: Alfred Dennis. Henderson: Lonny Chapman.
(c) 1997 Jasper Molenmaker, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

last update: 9-feb-97