Season 1 - The A-Team

The A-Team - Season 1

The A-Team

The A-Team

Produced:
1983 - 1987

Number of episodes:
98 Episodes in 5 Seasons
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The A-Team - Season 1

The A-Team - Season 1

The A-Team - Season 1
The A-Team
Season 1
Number of episodes:
14
First Air Date:
January 23, 1983

- Season 1

Mexican Slayride


Season 1, Episode 1

First Air Date:
January 23, 1983

Episode Details

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.

Children of Jamestown


Season 1, Episode 2

First Air Date:
January 30, 1983

Episode Details

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'.

Pros and Cons


Season 1, Episode 3

First Air Date:
February 8, 1983

Episode Details

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.

A Small and Deadly War


Season 1, Episode 4

First Air Date:
February 15, 1983

Episode Details

A police detective calls on the A Team to help him end the activities of a group of corrupt SWAT cops who are hiring themselves out as hitmen.

Black Day at Bad Rock


Season 1, Episode 5

First Air Date:
February 22, 1983

Episode Details

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.

The Rabbit Who Ate Las Vegas


Season 1, Episode 6

First Air Date:
March 1, 1983

Episode Details

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.

The Out-of-Towners


Season 1, Episode 7

First Air Date:
March 15, 1983

Episode Details

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.

Holiday in the Hills


Season 1, Episode 8

First Air Date:
March 22, 1983

Episode Details

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!

West Coast Turnaround


Season 1, Episode 9

First Air Date:
April 5, 1983

Episode Details

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?

One More Time


Season 1, Episode 10

First Air Date:
April 12, 1983

Episode Details

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.

Till Death Do Us Part


Season 1, Episode 11

First Air Date:
April 19, 1983

Episode Details

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.

The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing


Season 1, Episode 12

First Air Date:
May 3, 1983

Episode Details

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.

A Nice Place to Visit


Season 1, Episode 13

First Air Date:
May 10, 1983

Episode Details

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?

   The A-Team
1982-83
  | 5 DVD | EUR 8.99
1983-84
  | 6 DVD | EUR 7.77
1984-85
  | 7 DVD | EUR 8.97
1985-86
  | 6 DVD | EUR 8.86
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