Californian watermelon farmer Joe Penhall hires the A-Team to prevent his farm being the next bought cheap at bankruptcy by Chuck Easterland, whose goons stop at nothing to prevent his crop arriving at auction, to drain his ply income. So Face takes over from Joe's daughter Ellen to handle the business side as expert negotiator, Hannibal and the others drive and escort the watermelons and fight off the fiends, who even set up a roadblock. Written by
Did You Know?
When Joe Penhall gets run of the road at the beginning of the episode, the crash scene is actually stock footage from The Rockford Files. Stephen J. Cannell was the producer on both series. See more
About three minutes into the episode, an eighteen-wheeler swerves to avoid two cars in the middle of the road, then flips on its side. As it is landing on its side, there is a stuntman visible behind the steering wheel, wearing a helmet. See more
Well, this is a pretty good mock-up of a squad car, but it's not perfect. So, we're transportation people from Universal Studios, making a movie called 'It came from planet X' . That way we get pulled over by a real highway patrol car, we're not gonna get busted.
Good luck with that one, sucker!
References The Lone Ranger