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Jan. 23, 1983
60 min.
NBC TV Network

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The A-Team

Col. John "Hannibal" Smith and his team were framed for robbing the Bank of Hanoi and sent to a US military prison. They escaped and went on the run, pursued first by Col. Lynch and Col. Decker. While on the lam, they became heroes for hire.


The A-Team Season 5 (1986-1987)

5x01 5 5x01 Dishpan Man (1)
The A-Team is blackmailed by retired General Stockwell, who kidnaps Hannibal and threatens to have him prosecuted if the A-Team fails to secure the release of hostages held on a plane ...
Sep. 26, 1986
5x02 5 5x02 Trial by Fire (2)
The A-Team's court martial begins and a surprising motive for the death of Colonel Morrison is revealed.
Oct. 03, 1986
5x03 5 5x03 Firing Line (3)
General Stockwell interferes with the plans of Murdock and Frankie to free the rest of the A-Team before the Army can execute them.
Oct. 10, 1986
5x04 5 5x04 Quarterback Sneak
The A-Team uses a football game as a cover to sneak a chemical warfare scientist out of East Germany.
Oct. 17, 1986
5x05 5 5x05 The Theory of Revolution
The outbreak of a revolution interferes with the planned rescue of three Americans from a Third World Country.
Oct. 24, 1986
5x06 5 5x06 The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair
Stockwell is kidnapped by his former partner who has "gone bad" and the A-Team has 18 hours to find him or forever loose any chances of securing a pardon.
Oct. 31, 1986
5x07 5 5x07 Alive at Five
Face plans to leave the A-Team but gets involved in the rescue of a newswoman from a paranoid mob chief.
Nov. 07, 1986
5x08 5 5x08 Family Reunion
A former political adviser offers to trade a diary for a reunion with his daughter- who Face is hitting on, but Murdock learns that the man may be Face's father and the daughter Face's ...
Nov. 14, 1986
5x09 5 5x09 Point of No Return
Stockwell refuses to allow the A-Team to go after Hannibal when he fails to check in while on a solo mission in hostile territory.
Nov. 18, 1986
5x10 5 5x10 The Crystal Skull
The A-Team's effort to secure a valuable religious artifact involves them with warring island tribes who mistake Murdoch for a God and some unusual missionaries.
Nov. 28, 1986
5x11 5 5x11 The Spy Who Mugged Me
Murdock poses as suave secret agent to catch a killer before he can complete another assignment.
Dec. 02, 1986
5x12 5 5x12 The Grey Team
The A-Team must bring a girl in who has stolen a briefcase from her father, filled with material she believes he's selling to the Soviets.
Dec. 30, 1986
5x13 5 5x13 Without Reservations
Frankie and Face visit Murdock at his job in a restaurant, and all three become hostages of mobsters out to kill a patron, the US Attorney General.
Mar. 08, 1987
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Season 5 Characters

John 'Hannibal' Smith played by George Peppard
Templeton 'Faceman' Peck played by Dirk Benedict
'Howling Mad' Murdock played by Dwight Schultz
B.A. Baracus played by Mr. T
General Hunt Stockwell played by Robert Vaughn
Frankie Santana played by Eddie Velez
Carla played by Judith Ledford
Josh Curtis played by Sandy McPeak
Tiiu Leek played by Tiiu Leek
Captain played by Ron Barker
Guard played by Robert Anton (II)
Commandant played by Alejandro Rey
Bernie Greene played by Lew Ayres
Underwood played by Francis X. McCarthy
Angelo played by Marc Alaimo
Ivan Tregorin played by David McCallum
T.J. Bryant played by Joe Namath
Ben Al Fradeen played by David Hess
Tommy Tedesco played by Richard Romanus
Chief Sikahama played by Manu Tupou
Major Laskov played by David Ackroyd
A.J. Bancroft played by Jeff Corey
Dominique Conré played by Karen Kopins
Alice Heath played by Rosalind Chao
Ellen Bancroft played by Clare Kirkconnell

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Season 5 Videos

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Season 5 Quotes

05x02 - Trial by Fire (2) Season 5 / Episode 2: - Trial by Fire (2)

Mayor Laskov: That's quite a heroic saga, Colonel. How much did you steal from the bank?
Col. John "Hannibal" Smith: Ten million piasters.
Mayor Laskov: That's about... one million US dollars. A bank of Hanoi audit showed a loss of fifty million piasters.
Col. John "Hannibal" Smith: Then some North Vietnamese got very rich. All we got was ten million.
05x03 - Firing Line (3) Season 5 / Episode 3: - Firing Line (3)

Gen. Hunt Stockwell: [addressing Hannibal] You make fewer mistakes than anyone I have ever come across with the exception of myself. Don't make one at this stage in the game.
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Season 5 Trivia

  • Episode 01 - Goof (revealing mistake): The General's files on the team at the start feature footage from previous episodes from times, situations and angles which would not make sense to have come from covert filming.
  • Episode 01 - Several things about the show's intro changed from this episode till the end of the show. Firstly, the removal of the clips from the following episode at the start. Instead, opting for a short introduction to the episode. Secondly, the theme tune changed to a lot more of a synthesised version. Thirdly, the vid
  • Episode 02 - The "crime they didn't commit" which led to The A-Team being fugitives from military justice was robbery of ten million piasters, the equivalent of one million dollars, from the Bank of Hanoi.
  • Episode 02 - Goof (continuity error): According to Hannibal's testimony, the bank robbery was committed in January 27th 1971 - long before the Vietnam war ended. But in the pilot episode "The A-Team" (1983) {Mexican Slayride (#1.1)}, it is said that the robbery was committed four days after the war ended.
  • Episode 01 - Robert Vaughn has worked with George Peppard before. They both starred in the 1980 science fiction film Battle Beyond The Stars, which was a futuristic remake of The Magnificent Seven. Robert Vaughn played Lee in The Magnificent Seven and George Peppard was originally considered to play Vin in The Magnificent Seve

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