The A-Team: Family Reunion

episode number: season 5, episode 8 (1986)
viewing setting: home DVD, 11/17/13

episode synopsis: The team is sent to make sure an old guy spends thanksgiving with his estranged daughter.

impressions: This episode might have been one of the worst ever. I say this because the plot didn't make sense to me and was overly dramatic. I actually fell asleep for a few minutes here and there, and I wasn't even tired.

notable guest stars: None that I recognized.

what the team builds in this episode: They add a metal claw to the van so they can stop a vehicle they're chasing.

Hannibal wisecrack highlight: Tricks the bad guy in his own office.

B.A. toughness highlight: Knocks out a couple of bad guys with a single punch each time.

Murdock insanity highlight: Nothing, really; this episode actually shows a serious side regarding his and Face's friendship.

Face scam highlight: None, but he may have found his real father in this episode.

Frankie special effects highlight: Launches a dummy to distract the bad guys, and also remotely detonates explosives for the thid episode in a row.

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