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Frankie Santana (Character)
from "The A-Team" (1983)

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"The A-Team: Dishpan Man (#5.1)" (1986)
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: [referring to Hannibal] He's in there doing the death scene from Macbeth while I got cannisters going off.

John "Hannibal" Smith: Face, B.A., I'd like you to meet 'Dishpan' Frankie Santana, the best special effects man in Hollywood.
Bosco "B.A." Baracus: Is this the dude who blew you up, Hannibal?
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: And who are you, a labor rep from the jewelery market?
Templeton "Faceman" Peck: I like him. He's got a reckless streak.

Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: [referring to Murdock] Who is he?
Templeton "Faceman" Peck: Well, eh, when we get on the plane, you can sit next to him and if you figure him out, let us know.

Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: Are you ok?
H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: That has never satisfactorily been determined.

Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: It's just hard to believe. the Monster Masher, The Id, the old Aquamaniac, is really the head of the A-Team.

"The A-Team: The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair (#5.6)" (1986)
Murdock: It's so nice to be back in L.A. The freeways, the shallow people, the superficial relationships, how could we have lived anywhere else?
Frankie: And don't forget the smog.
Murdock: Oh, the smog... and at sunset, when the light hits the inversion layer just right, it turns a beautiful shade of orange.
Hannibal: Brings a tear to the eye.

Carla: This is the last time I will be able to communicate. You must find Stockwell within the next 36 hours.
Hannibal: Or what?
Carla: Everything folds up and disappears. This process has already begun. Unless the General's voice hits the blue phone before the deadline, everything, every bit of this operation will vanish. You would be on your own.
Frankie: Well, what about our pardon?
Carla: It disappears with the General.

B.A.: I can't take no more of this jukebox music!
[grabs the compact disc player]
Frankie: Hey! Be careful with that, it belongs to my cousin!
B.A.: If you crank it up one more time it belongs to the garbageman!

Face: Frankie, why on Earth would your cousin put such a fine sound system into his motor home?
Frankie: Because the clientele demands it. He rents this baby out on all the big tours, mayor names. Glen Fry, Tom Petty, Huey Lewis. Next time you use that shower, remember, Madonna was in there, naked.

"The A-Team: The Theory of Revolution (#5.5)" (1986)
[the A-Team is assigned to infiltrate foreign territory]
Carla: As Americans, you can expect to be shot on sight if you're discovered.
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: Well, how do they feel about Puerto Ricans?
B.A. Baracus: And black people?

Frankie Santana: Now look, Martien is on the defensive. The A-Team is here. What dictator wouldn't quake at that thought, huh?

B.A. Baracus: Hey Santana, you done here yet?
Frankie Santana: B.A., genius and artistry cannot be rushed.
B.A. Baracus: Hey man, you don't hurry up, those people are gonna die.
Frankie Santana: Like I said, nothing here that can't pass for perfection.

"The A-Team: Trial by Fire (#5.2)" (1986)
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: Now repeat after me: fly by night...
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: Huh?
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: Repeat after me: fly by night.
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: Fly by night.
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: Laugh and say:
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: Laugh and say:
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: Beating up bad guys makes my day.
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: What'd you eat for lunch, man?
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: That's the credo of the Flying Nighthawk Commando. Words to live by.

Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: A Fighting Nighthawk Commando doesn't know the meaning of the word, 'die.'
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: What's the first commandment, Franklin?
Frankie "Dishpan" Santana: Never leave your cap out in plain view, right?
Capt. H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock: That's close enough!

"The A-Team: Point of No Return (#5.9)" (1986)
Gen. Hunt Stockwell: Where are Peck and Murdock?
Frankie Santana (Empress 12): Oh, eh Face, he saw a woman... that he knows and Murdock he saw...
B.A. Baracus (Empress 10): Something in his head and no telling what it was.

Murdock (Empress 9): Frankie, do you think we're going to have to go in for checkups, to find out whether our nosehairs are gonna glow in the dark or not?
Frankie Santana (Empress 12): I wanted to have children. Do you think we can still have children, Murdock?
Murdock (Empress 9): I don't think I know you well enough.

"The A-Team: The Crystal Skull (#5.10)" (1986)
Col. John "Hannibal" Smith: What's the story?
Frankie: The Chief's got all the conforts of home. Furniture, radio, a diamond the size of a rock. And those monks that lead 'em, they've got uzi's under their robes.
Murdock: Boy, and they had the nerve to question me.

"The A-Team: Without Reservations (#5.13)" (1987)
"Hannibal" Smith: How's the pain?
Faceman: Well, only hurts when I breathe.
"B.A." Baracus: You was out cold for a day and a half in the hospital.
Frankie Santana: They say you hit on two nurses while you were sedated.
Faceman: Really? How did I do?
"Hannibal" Smith: You invoked great sympathy. They left their telephone numbers.

"The A-Team: Quarterback Sneak (#5.4)" (1986)
Frankie Santana: 'Scuse me, why is Murdock playing with his underwear?
"B.A." Baracus: Some fool paying him to do it.

"The A-Team: Family Reunion (#5.8)" (1986)
Frankie: Never get too friendly with a bird... you can eat.

"The A-Team: Alive at Five (#5.7)" (1986)
Faceman: We've done everything that Stockwell has asked and he's never so much as even said thank you. We've even saved the guys life. As long as we keep succeding in these missions, he's gonna keep us around for more and a soon as we start fail, well, we're dead.
B.A. Baracus: That's a good point.
Faceman: I'm telling you, Stockwell has taken over our lives. He's even started taking over my dreams.
Frankie: Can he do that?

"The A-Team: The Spy Who Mugged Me (#5.11)" (1986)
Gen. Hunt Stockwell: I trust you're all acquainted with the Jaguar?
Frankie: The Jaguar? Oh yes, yes, six or twelve cylinder?
Hannibal: No, he's talking about a terrorist, Frank.