The A-Team: Waste 'Em

episode number: season 3, episode 20 (1985)
viewing setting: home DVD, 2/20/06

episode synopsis: The team helps a delivery company that's being pressured to sell their business to a garbage company.

impressions: This one had all kinds of things: a blind girl, electronic bugs, toxic waste, a flamethrower and a grenade know, the A-Team would have had some easier fights inthe past if they'd had that grenade launcher before now. As for toxic waste...well, why is it that bad guys in movies and TV shows are always fine with dumping toxic waste anywhere, but they always cave when someone threatens to pour toxic waste all over them? Heh.

notable guest star: Well, this is interesting. Mitch Ryan, who was a bad guy in Halloween 6, is a bad guy here...and Stacey Nelkin, who was a good girl in Halloween 3, is a good girl here.

what the team builds in this episode: A flamethrower for Face to use in the final fight.

Hannibal wisecrack highlight: Lets himself get captured so he can plant a bug in the bad guys' headquarters.

B.A. toughness highlight: Lifts a big barrel of toxic waste, also has a good scene with Murdock at the end.

Murdock insanity highlight: Acknowledges the existence of "Lefty", his gloved hand which seems to disobey him most of the time.

Face scam highlight: Poses as a doctor to get Murdock out of the VA hospital.

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