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"The A-Team" Body Slam (1985)

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The A-Team: Season 4: Episode 7 -- The A-Team contends with mobsters who are trying to close down a youth center.
The A-Team: Season 4: Episode 7 -- The A-Team contends with mobsters who are trying to close down a youth center.


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Frank Lupo (created by) &
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
12 November 1985 (Season 4, Episode 7)
The team goes to see a wrestling win by world champion Hulk Hogan, a colleague of BA's in Vietnam, and... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

George Peppard ... John 'Hannibal' Smith

Dirk Benedict ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck

Dwight Schultz ... 'Howling Mad' Murdock

Mr. T ... B.A. Baracus

Hulk Hogan ... Himself
Titos Vandis ... Papa Kotero

Deborah Wakeham ... Dicki Gordon

Michael Gregory ... Sonny Carter

Sam Melville ... Rocco
Lance LeGault ... Colonel Roderick Decker

James Bartz ... Special Agent DeBerg
Preston Hanson
Rod Stryker ... Sgt. Case
Jeff Sanders ... Sergeant
Gale Emerson ... Vanessa
Bob Purvey ... Cole (as Robert Purvey)
James Brown III ... Kerry Mitchell
David Westgor ... Howard
Gene Okerlund ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Ashley ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Tommy Billington ... Dynamite Kid (uncredited)
Richard Blood ... Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat (uncredited)
Dave Hebner ... Referee (uncredited)
Bobby Heenan ... Himself (uncredited)
Michael Kirchner ... Corporal Kirchner (uncredited)
Davey Boy Smith ... Himself (uncredited)
Big John Studd ... Himself (uncredited)
Greg Valentine ... Himself (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Craig R. Baxley 
Writing credits
Frank Lupo (created by) &
Stephen J. Cannell (created by)

Bill Nuss (written by)

Produced by
John Ashley .... co-executive producer
Steve Beers .... associate producer
Rob Bowman .... associate producer (as Rob S. Bowman)
Stephen J. Cannell .... executive producer
Frank Lupo .... executive producer
Jo Swerling Jr. .... supervising producer
Original Music by
Pete Carpenter 
Mike Post 
Cinematography by
Frank E. Johnson (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Albert J.J. Zúñiga  (as Albert J.J. Zuniga)
Casting by
Victoria Burrows 
Art Direction by
Carlos Berben 
Set Decoration by
Robin Royce  (as Robinson Royce)
Makeup Department
Elaina Cizek .... hair stylist
Ve Neill .... makeup artist
Production Management
Matthew N. Herman .... executive in charge of production
Stephen Sassen .... unit production manager (as Steve Sassen)
Gary Winter .... executive in charge of post-production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig R. Baxley .... second unit director
Garry A. Brown .... second assistant director
John Peter Kousakis .... first assistant director
Art Department
William A. Petrotta .... property master (as Bill Petrotta)
Sound Department
Jim Cook .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert L. Harman .... sound re-recording mixer
'Fast' Eddie Mahler .... sound mixer
Dean Okrand .... sound re-recording mixer
Dick Wahrman .... sound effects coordinator
Special Effects by
Al Di Sarro .... special effects
Craig R. Baxley .... stunt coordinator
Kenneth John Borland Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
John Borland .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Boyum .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Brubaker .... stunts (uncredited)
John Cade .... stunts (uncredited)
Steven Chambers .... stunts (uncredited)
Norman Howell .... stunts (uncredited)
Henry Kingi .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Henry Kingi .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Orrison .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Henry M. Lebo .... camera operator (as Henry Lebo)
Don Marshall .... gaffer
Verlin Mathews .... key grip (as Verlin J. Matthews)
Jim Marquette .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Michael Santoro .... grip foreman (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jan Kemp .... wardrobe: men
Sheila Mason .... costume supervisor
Joy Tierney .... wardrobe: women (as Joy M. Tierney)
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music supervisor
Steve Mccroskey .... music editor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Steve Imbler .... transportation coordinator
Kenneth A. Owen .... mechanic (uncredited)
Other crew
Grace Curcio .... assistant: Mr. Cannell
Cosmo Genovese .... script supervisor
Peter M. Robarts .... location manager (as Peter Major Robarts)
Priscilla Taussig .... production coordinator
Bob Lewis .... production accountant (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen J. Cannell  creator
Frank Lupo  creator

Original Music by
Garry Schyman 
Makeup Department
Michael R. Jones .... special makeup effects artist
Elaina P. Schulman .... hair stylist
Elaina P. Schulman .... key hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chip Chalmers .... second assistant director
Art Department
Matt Furginson .... property assistant (as F. Matthew Furginson)
Kenneth Milfred .... lead man
Sound Department
Greg Curda .... foley mixer
William Jacobs .... sound effects editor
Mark Server .... adr mixer (1983-1984)
Lee Strosnider .... sound mixer
Richard Taylor .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Frank Ceglia .... special effects foreman
Frank Ceglia .... special effects technician
Ken Speed .... special effects
Robert Cole .... special effects (uncredited)
Bobby Bass .... stunts
Jophery C. Brown .... stunts
Nick Dimitri .... stunts
Dick Durock .... stunts
George Fisher .... stunts
Allan Graf .... stunts
Leslie Hoffman .... stunts
Jeff Imada .... stunts
Steven Ito .... stunt performer
Lane Leavitt .... stunts
Ron Oliney .... stunt performer
Dick Warlock .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Gregory Beard .... key grip: second unit
Arthur R. Botham .... director of photography: second unit
John Earl Burnett .... first assistant camera: second unit, additional photography (1984-1987) (as John Burnett)
William E. Hines .... camera operator
Michael J. Jacobs .... special still photographer
Robert Schoenhut .... camera operator
Nigel Seal .... second assistant camera
Gerald B. Wolfe .... still photographer
Casting Department
Dottie O'Brien .... extras casting
John O'Brien .... extras casting
Music Department
Andy D'Addario .... music scoring mixer
Other crew
Lou Flirpa .... dialogue coach
Art Scholl .... pilot (1982-1984)
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Additional Details

60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Murdock, impersonating a General, addresses the soldier behind the desk as a Sergeant. However, the soldier's rank insignia, visible on his shoulders, shows him as being a Private.See more »
Hulk Hogan:I'm glad you could make it. You know, I had a heck of a time locating you dudes.
Murdock:Mr. Hogan, this is truly an amazing pleasure. I have been a wrestling devotee since I was five years old Bruno Sammartino, Bobo Brasil...
Hulk Hogan:Hey, both fine wrestlers!
Murdock:I always dreamed of being a professional wrestler myself, you know, but look, look at how I turned out.
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