Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
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The Big Tap-Out 

The Angels lay an elaborate trap for compulsive high stakes gambler Roy David, who bets with stolen money.

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Jill Munroe (as Farrah Fawcett-Majors)
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Roy David
John J. Fox ...
Ben McMasters
Tony Giorgio ...
Blackjack Dealer
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Pinky Tibbs
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Mr. Platt
Jerry Ayres ...
First Policeman
Don Wilbanks ...
Bill Fawcett
Joel Rosenzweig ...
Second Policeman
Vince Martorano ...
Club Manager
Kurt Andon ...
Bartender
Nigel Bullard ...
Employee
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A detective is certain a particular thief is responsible for stealing $40,000 from a security company to fuel his gambling addiction but does not have any hard evidence, so he employs the Angels to help him find enough evidence to convict him. Written by pafpdd

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12 January 1977 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Before Jill is put in the Ambulance, you can see on the marquee in the back round the movie California Split(1974), a gambling based movie, also with Bert Remsen. See more »

Goofs

When Roy speeds out of The Paddock parking lot after losing the bet, shadows of several crew members are visible on the pavement. See more »

Quotes

Pinky Tibbs: I hope I can pull it off, I'm not used to winning.
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References King Kong (1933) See more »

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"Mister...you have an awful lot of money in there. Did you know that?"
1 October 2011 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

A lighthearted caper for our Angels, here tripping up a veteran thief and compulsive gambler who managed to steal $40,000 from a securities company and slip passed jail after a police chief loses his cool and roughs him up (not too badly, though, especially compared to today's viral videos). Bosley gets a plum assignment as a bookie who hangs out at a cocktail lounge; he and Sabrina swindle the thief for $20K with a horse-betting scheme. Later, Jill poses as a bored gambler with burglary on her mind, setting the crook up for a casino heist that goes sour once Kelly 'accidentally' crashes into his car. Everyone gets a nice slice of the pie here, particularly Farrah Fawcett-Majors (sporting the fluffiest head of hair of the 1970s), very funny while impersonating a Texas horse-lover--with Bosley as her sugar daddy! Wonderful supporting performances from Richard Romanus, Bert Remsen, and Tony Giorgio make this episode of the ABC detective series one of the best of its sterling first season.


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