Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
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Winning Is for Losers 

Several attempts are made on the life of golf pro Linda Frey, who is an old friend of Kris. The Angels investigate suspects in and around the tournament, while Linda's manager Bill Montclair tries to woo Kelly.


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Ivan Goff (created by), Ben Roberts (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Episode complete credited cast:
Kate Jackson ... Sabrina Duncan
Jaclyn Smith ... Kelly Garrett
Cheryl Ladd ... Kris Munroe
David Doyle ... John Bosley
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Linda Frye
Gary Bisig Gary Bisig ... Bill Montclair
Casey Kasem ... Tom Rogers
Ray Wise ... Evan Wilcox
George Pentecost George Pentecost ... George Ritlin
E.J. Peaker ... Donna Dawson
Buck Young ... Bartender
Rita Gomez Rita Gomez ... Chambermaid


In catching up with her old friend, pro golfer Linda Frye, at the Cypress Pines Invitational, Kris learns first hand that someone doesn't want Linda there from the missed potshot fired by an unknown sniper at the two of them. Linda reports that she had received anonymous threats starting a month ago warning her not to play this tournament or else. With a one-stroke lead over last year's winner, the veteran Donna Dawson, with one round to play, Linda, considered the young upstart on the tour, is determined for various reasons not to withdraw. So the Angels and Bosley decide to check into Cypress Pines to watch over Linda while she's not on the course. One person who they hope can provide some assistance is Linda's manager and legal advisor, Bill Montclair, a small town lawyer who ends up having a thing for Kelly. Beyond Donna and the other players as suspects, the Angels and Bosley believe that the enigma that is the dark haired man - he wearing expensive shoes and watch, yet with ... Written by Huggo

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18 October 1978 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jamie Lee Curtis says in interviews that she played a "lesbian golfer" on Charlie's Angels after appearing in Halloween (1978). See more »


When Kris and Linda are rescued from the stream before the alligators are able to attack them, Linda mentions that they are supposed to be in the marshland miles away. However, the story takes place in California and alligators are indigenous to Louisiana, Florida and parts of Georgia; not California. See more »


Kelly Garrett: [Kelly and Bri, both carrying guns, enter room 124] Somebody bailed out of here in a hurry.
Sabrina Duncan: Sure did. Look at this. Left a gunpatch.
Kelly Garrett: What's a gunpatch?
Sabrina Duncan: [sounding a bit annoyed by the question] It's a piece of cloth you use to clean a rifle.
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