A Team, The TV Show
Television Show 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.
DVD Release Dates and Info for A Team, The Series01/31/2006 - 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, TheActor 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 Series1982-83 - 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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