The A-Team: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers

episode number: season 4, episode 7 (1985)
viewing setting: home DVD, 3/21/07

episode synopsis: The team helps Hannibal's niece, whose race-car-driver husband is being bullied by some rich mobster's son who wants to win the big race.

impressions: This one was pretty good. It had plenty of action, some good humor, some funny tricks by the team, and a subplot about Hannibal's brother. Decker even got to capture (and lose) the team yet again.

notable guest star: Wings Hauser, who almost always plays a bad guy, is the bad guy here.

what the team builds in this episode: They repair the kid's damaged race car.

Hannibal wisecrack highlight: Tricks some goons into blowing up their boss' race car instead of the one they were supposed to destroy.

B.A. toughness highlight: Hops into a race car to help keep the hired goons from running the kid off the road.

Murdock insanity highlight: Poses as an Italian playboy to infiltrate the bad guys' organization.

Face scam highlight: Poses as a representative of the Italian racing family, in order to manipulate the main bad guy.

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