The A-Team: Season 4, Episode 5

The Road to Hope (29 Oct. 1985)

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Face was already enjoying the possibilities to spend the profits from a no-sweat $300,000 job offered by a foxy millionaire when Hannibal guesses right it must by a Decker trap, and goes ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Beam (as Elisha Cook)
Warren Berlinger ...
E. Robert Colton
Jack Scarett
Lance LeGault ...
Bill Marcus ...
Gloria Charles ...
Estate Agent
Lori Butler ...
Ancel Cook ...
Wino #1
Bill Dyer ...
Wino #2 (as William Dyer)
James Edgcomb ...
Doctor (as Jim Edgcomb)
Rick Garcia ...


Face was already enjoying the possibilities to spend the profits from a no-sweat $300,000 job offered by a foxy millionaire when Hannibal guesses right it must by a Decker trap, and goes collect the money dressed as a bum, but a real one gets the briefcase and the MP arms before his nose, and is even erroneously sprung by the other team-members while Smith checked out a restaurant where the bum told him to ask for a certain Wiiliam to get free food- he finds himself in the hands of a dodgy group giving him a full medical and then ordering him to dig his own grave, but escapes and tells the team they must be after homeless men's identities, which sell for a small fortune to criminals. Therefore they set up their own 'mission' to draw potential victims and the goons, run by 'reverend' Face and evangelist Murdock, which sets more in motion then they bargained for... Written by KGF Vissers

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Stephen J. Cannell asked Dwight Schultz to impersonate Burt Reynolds when posing as "Father Harry Dean Hanover". See more »


When Face is scamming the building, he claims it was designed by an architect "before his untimely demise in the mid-19th century." Murdock then says that the architect was hit by a streetcar in 1948, which would be the 20th century. See more »


E. Robert Colton: He's a newsman!
Hannibal: You don't like newsmen. How about fireman? Mailman? Cop! Uh, wrong.
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Onward, Christian Soldiers
Lyrics by Sabine Baring-Gould
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Sung by the homeless men
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