The A-Team (1983–1987)
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The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing 

The A-Team is called in to help out an airline when one of their planes is hijacked by a terrorist group. Hannibal and Face masquerade as airline executives to bargain for the release of ... See full summary »

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Jackson
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Thomas
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Airline pilot Larry Hertzog (as Jim McKrell)
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Trigg
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Phillips
Milt Kogan ...
T.K. / Fake doctor
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Baker
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Rourke
Mary Kate McGeehan ...
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Melvin F. Allen ...
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The A-Team is called in to help out an airline when one of their planes is hijacked by a terrorist group. Hannibal and Face masquerade as airline executives to bargain for the release of the passengers in a prisoner exchange. Meanwhile Murdock and B.A. sneak aboard the plane through the cargo hold in an effort to help neutralize the hijackers. Things get dicey though when the plane takes off unexpectedly and B.A. becomes catatonic, thanks to his fear of flying. To make matters worse, Murdock is accidentally blinded when a gun discharges in his face and it's up to Hannibal to land the jet even though he has no flying experience. Written by R. Bernard Ment

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3 May 1983 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Andrew Robinson's character demands money from the authorities in exchange for people's lives. Robinson played the serial killer Scorpio in Dirty Harry (1971) who also makes such demands. See more »

Goofs

In real life, the chances of survival would've been better in water than on land. The tower would not have to give a "false heading" to have them ditch the plane in the sea because that would be their best chance of survival. See more »

Quotes

Murdock: Well, Hannibal, you be my eyes, and I'll bring this sucker home.
Hannibal: You're on.
B.A. Baracus: This is my worst nightmare.
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Connections

References Terror in the Sky (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are My Sunshine
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Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell
Sung by George Peppard and Dirk Benedict
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