The A-Team

Trivia: Though Dirk Benedict is well known for playing Templeton "Faceman" Peck he didn't play the role in the pilot. The role in the pilot was played by Tim Dunigan.


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

Trivia: B.A. Baracus' full name was Bosco Albert Baracus.


Trivia: The "crime they didn't commit" was actually stealing gold bullion from the Bank of Hanoi during the Vietnam war.


Steel - S2-E11

Trivia: A Cylon is seen walking past Dirk Benedict -- a reference to his role in Battlestar Galactica. This scene is also used in the opening credits in seasons three and four. (00:07:00)

Mister Ed

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

Trivia: The landing and crash scenes at the end were taken from the 1980 movie "Airplane."

Mister Ed

Trivia: There was the possibility of an A-Team reunion in a TV movie format where part of the plot involved the A-Team getting a full pardon for "the crime they didn't commit" but in was axed after the death of George Peppard.

Trivia: Despite all the shots fired throughout the series, the A-Team never shot and killed anyone.

Mister Ed

Recipe for Heavy Bread - S2-E2

Trivia: At the end, the tow truck the car goes up and over is the same one that was the stand-in for the real tow truck at the end of S1:E14 "A Nice Place to Visit." The damage done to it was by it being flipped and landing on it's right front corner.


The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair - S5-E6

Trivia: This episode was formatted in the same style as The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and even featured guest appearances by Robert Vaughn and David McCallum. It's currently the last time the pair have worked together.

Cubs Fan

Show generally

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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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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Show generally

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

Answer: Mostly M-14's. Occaisionally M-16's or Ingram Model 10's.

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.


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

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