The A-Team: Season 1, Episode 2

Children of Jamestown (30 Jan. 1983)

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A wealthy businessman hires the team to rescue his daughter from a religious cult, but after helping the girl escape, Hannibal, B.A., Face and Amy are captured and sentenced to death by the... See full summary »

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A wealthy businessman hires the team to rescue his daughter from a religious cult, but after helping the girl escape, Hannibal, B.A., Face and Amy are captured and sentenced to death by the cult's fanatical leader, Martin James. The four manage to escape from their captors and hole up at a local farm, but James' minions refuse to rest until the fugitives are 'brought to justice'. Written by R. Bernard Ment

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The character of Martin James is presumably based on Reverend Jim Jones, founder and leader of the Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana, which is best known for committing a mass suicide on November 18, 1978. See more »

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The baseball bat Amy brings for Hannibal and Face to use in the fight at the store in the beginning is obviously foam. See more »

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Martin James: Have you heard this poem? "The time of right is the goal of the fight. The Lord will prevail where evil shall wail."
Hannibal: Have you heard THIS poem? "Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse ran up the clock. The clock struck one, down he run, you smell worse than my socks!"
[Hannibal and the other members of the team laugh]
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Referenced in The A-Team: Holiday in the Hills (1983) See more »

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The Children of Jamestown
15 February 2015 | by (In a Chair in my room) – See all my reviews

The second A-team episode, right after the pilot, this one gives us a look into the A-team rescuing a young woman from a religious cult, headed by a man claiming to be the incarnation of god, leading his followers into a new age.

This is one of my two personal favorite episodes of the series (The other being Beast from the Belly of a Boeing) because it's the A-team running over a religious cult, and having fun doing it. The writers probably were thinking about the Jonestown incident (Which had occurred just over 3 years previous to the episode's initial airing) in which a man named Jim Jones manipulated and terrorized several young followers into suicide.

Personally, I hate religious cults (Probably because all of them are about ruining people's lives) because they ruin people's lives and corrupt Christianity.

Besides, This cult stole Hannibal's boots. No one steals his boots.


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