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"Charlie's Angels" Angels in Chains (1976)

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Original Air Date:
20 October 1976 (Season 1, Episode 4)
The Angels are hired by a young woman to find out what happened to her sister who was an inmate at a women's prison... See more » | Full synopsis »
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One of the most popular episodes from the legendary 1st season... See more (8 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Kate Jackson ... Sabrina Duncan

Farrah Fawcett ... Jill Munroe (as Farrah Fawcett-Majors)

Jaclyn Smith ... Kelly Garrett

David Doyle ... John Bosley

David Huddleston ... Sheriff Clint
Anthony James ... Karl Stern
Christina Hart ... Billie

Mary Woronov ... Maxine

Kim Basinger ... Linda Oliver
Neva Patterson ... Warden Sorenson
Brooke Tucker ... Fran

Lauren Tewes ... Christine Hunter (as Lauren Tewis)

Brian Cutler ... Deputy Dan Winston
James Brodhead ... Harold (as James E. Brodhead)
Robert P. Lieb ... Doctor
Richard Kennedy ... Man
Terry Green ... Elizabeth Hunter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Forsythe ... Charles Townsend (voice) (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Phil Bondelli 
Writing credits
Ivan Goff (created by) &
Ben Roberts (created by)

Robert Earll  written by
Barry Stern  1976

Produced by
Leonard Goldberg .... executive producer
Shelley Hull .... associate producer
Rick Husky .... producer
Aaron Spelling .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jack Elliott 
Allyn Ferguson 
Cinematography by
Dennis Dalzell (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Leon Carrere 
Art Direction by
Lester Green  (as Les Green)
Set Decoration by
Bob Signorelli  (as Robert Signorelli)
Makeup Department
Mel Berns Jr. .... makeup artist
Les Berns .... makeup artist (as Lester Berns)
Naomi Cavin .... hair stylist
Charlene Johnson .... hair stylist
Production Management
Norman Henry .... executive production manager
Dick Reilly .... post-production supervisor
Barry Stern .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Della Santina .... assistant director
Art Department
Gordon Kirschbaum .... construction coordinator
Jerry McFarland .... property master
Sound Department
Tommy Thompson .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Bill Ferrier .... special effects
Paula Dell .... stunts
Dick Ziker .... stunt coordinator (as Richard Ziker)
Jean Coulter .... stunt double: Farrah Fawcett (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper .... stunt double: Kate Jackson (uncredited)
Ken Ferguson .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Julie Ann Johnson .... stunts (uncredited)
Hilary Thompson .... stunt double: Kate Jackson (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert E. Dawes Jr. .... first assistant camera
Ernie Reed .... camera operator: second camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Susan Newell .... casting supervisor
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ann Gray Lambert .... costumer
Lee Peters .... costumer
Ray Phelps .... costumer
Music Department
Rocky Moriana .... music supervisor
Other crew
Helen Parker .... script supervisor

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ivan Goff  creator
Ben Roberts  creator

Production Management
Bert Gold .... production manager (episode "One Love... Two Angels")
Don Hall .... post-production supervisor (season 5: 1980-1981) (sometimes as Don Hall, Jr.)
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

50 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Kim Basinger, who guest starred in this episode, had originally been in the running to become an "Angel" but never was picked.See more »
Jill Munroe:Why is it I suddenly feel like a Christian going into the arena?See more »
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
One of the most popular episodes from the legendary 1st season..., 3 November 2006
Author: blockerlover from United States

I'm surprised no one else has reviewed this, one of the most watched 1st season episodes of "Charlie's Angels" (Aaron Spelling was once quoted that he could keep re-running this show over and over and the ratings would never go down). Lauren Tewes (pre-"The Love Boat") hires the girls to locate her sister, who was railroaded into a prison work-farm by snarling baddies who operate a prostitution racket on the side. With a wonderfully cheesy supporting cast including Kim Basinger as an inmate (back in the day when she was a lip gloss model for magazines), lascivious Mary Woroonov as a warden named Maxine, and oily Anthony James as a guard, this one has great seedy flavor worthy of a theatrical feature, a tight direction, some tart, funny lines of dialog, and lots o' T&A.

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