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A Team, The TV Show

TV Series Summary for A Team, The

Television Show Summary

This 80's TV show features Col. John "Hannibal" Smith and his A-Team who were framed for robbing the Bank of Hanoi at the end of a tour in Viet Nam. They were sent to a US military prison from which they escaped, and became vigilantes for hire.

A Team, The DVD

DVD Release Dates and Info for A Team, The Series

01/31/2006 - Season 3
04/04/2006 - Season 4
10/10/2006 - Season 5

TV Show Plot For A Team, The

The A-Team escapees are chased by Col. Lynch, and later in the series by a Col. Decker. The group are hired as vigilantes around the globe while on the run.

Col. Hannibal was the A-Team leader and was an expert at disguises. Face was the team's con artist and also smooth with the ladies. BA (for Bad Attitude) was the A-Team mechanic. "Howling Mad" Murdock was an expert pilot and a certified looney who escaped from a mental institution with the help of the A-Team when needed.

The A-Team had many famous guest stars during it's run including: 80's icon Culture Club's Boy George, wrestling's Hulk Hogan, Markie Post of the series Night Court, Tia Carrere, musician Rick James, Isaac Hayes, and game show host Pat Sajak.

The A-Team aired a total of 98 episodes on NBC from 1983 to 1987.

Cast of A Team, The TV Show

George Peppard - Col. John "Hannibal" Smith
Dwight Schultz - Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock
Mr. T - Sgt. Bosco "B.A." Baracus
Dirk Benedict - Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck
John Ashley - Narrator
Melinda Culea - Reporter Amy Amanda Allen
Lance LeGault - Col. Roderick Decker
Carl Franklin - Capt. Crane
Eddie Velez - Frankie "Dishpan" Santana
Robert Vaughn - Gen. Hunt Stockwell
Marla Heasley - Tawnia Baker

Trivia for the TV Show A Team, The

Actor James Coburn was considered by A-Team's producers for the lead series character of Hannibal Smith.

After actor George Peppard died, the idea for a TV movie special where the A-Team would receive a full pardon was scratched.

Top 20 Ratings Info for A Team, The Series

1982-83 - 1st Season - Ranked #10
1983-84 - 2nd Season - Ranked #4
1984-85 - 3rd Season - Ranked #6

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show A Team, The was televised from 01/23/1983 to 06/14/1987, on the NBC network.

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