The A-Team: In Plane Sight

episode number: season 2, episode 13 (1984)
viewing setting: home DVD, 7/10/05

episode synopsis: The team takes a charity mission on behalf of a veteran who was unknowingly carrying drugs when his plane crashed in Venezuela.

impressions: Good mission, decent episode. This is the one where they use hypnosis on B.A. to get him ready for a plane trip.

notable guest star: Lance Henriksen, perhaps best remembered as the android in Aliens, plays a drug-running lackey here.

what the team builds in this episode: Nothing, but they tinker with a plane to make it look like it crashed.

Hannibal wisecrack highlight: Tricks the main bad guy into leaving a safe country for an unsafe one.

B.A. toughness highlight: Throws a goon over a car.

Murdock insanity highlight: Acts sane for a while, then reverts.

Face scam highlight: Disguises himself as Murdock's doctor.

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