The A-Team

The A-Team (1983)

76 mistakes

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Revealing mistake: Throughout numerous episodes while the team is supposed to be driving the van, the gear selector can be seen in the "park" position.

Mister Ed
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Labor Pains - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: At the beginning during the bridge jump scene, the A-Team van changes. It suddenly has round headlights, its hub caps can be seen popping off when it lands, and it doesn't have any spotlights. The real van has double square shaped headlights, steel spoked rims, and spotlights. (00:05:20)

Mister Ed
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The Beast From the Belly of a Boeing - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: The Boeing 747 in this episode is supposed to belong to Beller Air, however exterior shots show the TWA Airlines logo.

Mister Ed
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Pros and Cons - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: As Hannibal and Murdock are coming over the wall of the jail in their hot-air-trash-bag chairs, you can see that the brick is a facade as the guard shoots at them. (41:25 / 41:39). (00:41:25)

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A Nice Place to Visit - S1-E14

Factual error: When the team is in uniform for their friend's funeral, Smith and Peck (both commissioned officers) have their Special Forces insignias on their berets when they should have their rank insignia.

Mister Ed
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Bounty - S3-E22

Other mistake: The bridge jump scene in this episode is recycled from the season two episode "Labor Pains" where the van changes.

Mister Ed
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Waste 'Em! - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: As the team track the disposal truck, the stop in the shadows out in the country. As they take off to go to the city hall, they leave from beside the same building they left to trail the truck, rather than the country scene.

Movie Nut
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When You Comin' Back, Range Rider? (1) - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When the A-Team van is pulled out of the water, Captain Crane opens the door to look inside for bodies; you can see right through the front of the van. There is no engine and it is simply a shell of the van.

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Diamonds 'n' Dust - S2-E1

Factual error: The A-Team go to South Africa to help a diamond mine, and every single vehicle is left-hand drive. South Africa use right-hand drive cars.

GalahadFairlight
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West Coast Turnaround - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: During the scene when the A-Team drops watermelons on the pickup truck, the windshield shatters. The next shot after this, the truck flips over, but the windshield is intact.

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Continuity mistake: John "Hannibal" Smith's rank changes from to Colonel to Lieutenant Colonel in different shows. In some of the early episodes we see him in uniform as Lt. Col. but in later episodes such as when they are on trial, Smith is wearing the rank of Full Colonel.

Mister Ed

Quarterback Sneak - S5-E4

Factual error: When the two men are watching the soccer game between the USA and East Germany, look at the 'East' German shirts - they are actually WEST German shirts (white with black trim, with even the stylised eagle of the DFB (the West German Soccer Federation). (00:01:00)

Andy Benham Premium member
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The Beast From the Belly of a Boeing - S1-E13

Factual error: The hijacked plane is a Boeing 747 where the cockpit is on the upper deck. When the passengers are loading on the plane, the cockpit is shown on the lower deck.

Mister Ed

Pros and Cons - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: When Hannibal drives the blue car into the sheriff's office trying to get arrested, the wooden jump ramp is visible.

Mister Ed

Mexican Slayride (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the team is escaping with Al, BA swipes a truck. After loading everyone in, he puts a pin in to hold the gate on the driver's side. When they meet up with Face & Murdock at the helicopter, Hannibal jumps out, pulls one pin from the passenger's side, and the gate swings down.

Blood, Sweat, and Cheers - S4-E8

Character mistake: In the scene where Jack is phoning Col. Decker to give him the A-Team's location, the camera zooms to a wanted poster of the three members. The poster lists Faceman as the rank of Captain, instead of Lieutenant.

matt_58
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When You Comin' Back, Range Rider? (1) - S2-E5

Other mistake: When the van is brought up out of the water, it's easy to tell it's not the real van. The wheels are different, and the side doors are double, rather than a single sliding door. Also, when Crane opens the door and looks inside, you can see the grille of the vehicle because the engine and shroud are missing.

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A Little Town With an Accent - S4-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Sonny Marlini gets in his car at the gas station and drives off (after Hannibal has refused his offer), a movie light can be seen reflected in the car's window.

Gavin Jackson
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Labor Pains - S2-E8

Revealing mistake: The Ballot Box label is written backwards: TOLLAB XOB. May be an indication that the shot was flipped. (41:50).

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Labor Pains - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: The second van has no GMC badge, no number plate and only one windscreen wiper.

Scriv
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Face: In no time, he'll be running around like a Mexican Jack Rabbit. One that just got out of therapy.

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Double Heat - S3-E6

Trivia: To get into the compound, Hannibal parachutes in wearing a costume he calls Larry the Lizard. Actually, it is a Sleestack costume from the original Land of the Lost television series.

Movie Nut
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Question: What were the machine guns The A-Team used?

Answer: Mostly M-14's. Occaisionally M-16's or Ingram Model 10's. http://world.guns.ru/smg/smg00-e.htm

Grumpy Scot

Answer: The machine guns primarily used were M60's or M60D's. Although there were a lot of sub-machine guns used too, like the Mac-10. For some reason other answers are talking about rifles used in the show.

Bishop73

Answer: They never use an M14. The nearly always use a Ruger Mini 14, a totally different weapon.

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