Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 25 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Fini. 'The Grey Team' was the very last episode of the series so Murdock's shirt said Fini (finished). The episode was shown out of sequence. In 'Without Reservations', Murdock's shirt said 'Almost Fini' meaning it was the second to the last episode. 'Napoleon' was the word on the first shirt he ever wore on the show.
'Louie, Louie'. They sang 'You Are My Sunshine' several times during the series. Face and Murdock sang 'Two Girls For Every Guy' in the third season opener and 'Itsy Bitsy Spider' on 'Cowboy George'. The team has never sung 'Louie, Louie'.
Maggie. She was a Captain in the Army and she sewed up BA after he was shot. Hannibal kissed her before putting her in a closet. She showed up again in the second season to help a poisoned A-Team.
Samantha. Mr. Bancroft told Murdock the name of Face's mother after Murdock saw a picture of a teenage Face in Bancroft's possession. Murdock's knowledge of Face's family led to a fight between him and Face.
Leslie. Face told Amy that Leslie left college on the day he was going to give her his fraternity pin and he never saw her again. It turns out Leslie became a nun. This was the first of two appearances by Markie Post as a love interest for Face.
fly. This was the first time we saw BA knocked out. During the rest of the series he was either drugged or hit over the head. 'In Plane Sight' was the first time BA was hypnotized to be knocked out. The key word used was eclipse.
Jakarta. Rumors ran rampant about what actually caused Melinda Culea to leave the show in the middle of the second season.
orange and white. Murdock used the identity of Captain cab and wore a orange and white tablecloth as a cover for around his eyes and as a cape. He also had a sock named socky.
Hannibal. Mr. Lee was first introduced to Amy Allen. Mr. Lee is Hannibal's first identity to check out a prospective client.
Della Reese. Everyone first met BA's mother in 'Lease With An Option to Die'.
Face. Face goes by the name Templeton Peck. He has several different aliases, but in 'Family Reunion' we found out his real name is Richard Bancroft.
|Who said, "Jennifer, you've won an all expense paid kidnapping with the terrorist of your choice"?||Try This Quiz, Sucka!
Murdock. Murdock was talking to the client's daughter, Jennifer, in a game show host voice during the episode 'Harder Than It Looks'.
|What was Hannibal's favourite quote?||"A-team"
"I love it when a plan comes together!". He would say this sentence in every episode.
Another sentence which was often said was "He's on the jazz"
|What does the A in "A-team" stand for?||"A-team"
Alpha. It is a military term. The Alpha team is usually the attack team while the B-team (Bravo) is the support team.
|During the first season, who was the team's primary enemy?||"A-team"
Colonel Lynch. Since the story referred to an elite army team which was arrested for a crime they didn't commit and manage to escape, it was only natural that someone from the army would chase them. In the first season, that man was Colonel Lynch. He was the director of the prison the A-team escaped from.
Decker chased them from second to the fourth season; Fullbright during the fourth season and Stockwell during the fifth season.
|The team had a special black van with red ailerons. What model was it?||"A-team"
G-series. The two most distinctive cars used were the black van and a white corvette which belonged to Face.
The van had different license plates and sometimes, in some episodes it even had different plates on the front and on the back.
|How about women? Were there any on the team?||"A-team"
Yes. There were actually two women on the team, but in different moments. First, was Amy Allen (played by Melinda Culea) and then Tawnia Baker (played by Marla Heasley). Neither of them was a part of the team for long. Amy left in the second season and Twania shortly after she became a member (the fans didn't like her and felt that Amy was more suitable for the role).
|Another team member was Captain "Howlin' Mad" Murdock - the pilot. He always wore a jacket. What was written on the back of this jacket?||"A-team"
"Da Nang 1970". Murdock spent most of his life in mental institutions and usually talked to people, objects and things that didn't exist.
However, he was a great pilot.
One of his funniest moments is when he speaks of the liberation of golf balls.
|One of the characters had a huge fear: flying! Which one?||"A-team"
B.A. Barracus. Team member B.A. Barracus (played by Mr.T) had a fear of flying. In almost every episode, whenever it was necessary to use a plane or a helicopter, one of the other team members had to find a way to put him to sleep - usually they would give him sleeping pills.
His trademark quote was: "Shut up fool!", usually used on Murdock.
|Another team member was known as Face. He was played by Dirk Benedict. However, in the pilot episode, someone else played this character. Who?||"A-team"
Tim Dunigan. In fact, Tim Dunigan only played Face in the pilot episode having been replaced by Dirk Benedict. The studio felt that Tim lacked charisma and seemed too young for the part.
The character's full name was Lieutenant Templeton "Face" Peck and he was the team's handsome guy who was also good with the ladies.
|The leader of the team was "Hannibal" Smith. Who played him?||"A-team"
George Peppard. His character's name on the TV show was Colonel John "Hannibal" Smith. The character was named after the great Carthaginian general Hannibal.
George Peppard is the only "A-team" cast member to have passed away (in 1994 he died of pneumonia). He was married five times and had three children.
His most famous role, apart from the A-team, was in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" where he played opposite Audrey Hepburn.
|In the United States of America, the "A-team" ran for 4 years during the 80s. But, which years?||"A-team"
1983 to 1987. The "A-team" was a action, adventure and comedy series that played in NBC from 1983 to 1987. In total, it ran for 98 hours and, although it was considered extremely violent at the time, there were rarely any people hurt in all the action.