Rockstar Rick James asks the A-team to help a friend and colleague of his, C.J. Mack, who is about to be released from Rockford State Penitentiary after ten years for dozing off in his Maserati causing a fatal accident, as he stopped communicating. They are just in time to prevent him being killed by the dressed-up prisoners and real guard Quint who want him to tell the hiding place inside for the tapes he made of their hold-ups while on work details outside. It all goes to easy, and indeed two-faced prison warden Crichton gets his man Quint out and decides to eliminate C.J.- so the team gets Rick James and several major stars, including Lionel Richie, to offer doing a rock benefit no politician dares turn down, so they can get in as crewmen... Written by
Did You Know?
The musician to Rick James' right (so our left as viewers) during the 'Superfreak' performance is none other than Jon Bon Jovi. See more
At the concert at the start of the episode, Rick James is playing a 4-string bass guitar. He then throws it off himself, and the shot cuts to Hannibal catching it, but it has turned into an electric guitar (with it's 6-strings). See more
See, I'm, I'm James Peppich of the Central Bureau of Parol Applicants.
[pulls a gun on him
Wrong. You are not anyone called James Peppich and there is no such thing as the devision of Parol Applications.
Lucky for you! You'd be in a lot of trouble pointing that gun at me.
I have a license to carry this. I also happen to be a very good shot and will have no trouble if I decide to shoot you.
Let's avoid that at all costs!
Performed by Rick James See more