The A-Team/Trial by Fire (2)

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Trial by Fire (2)
Season 5, Episode 2
Airdate October 3, 1986
Production Number 1507
Written by Tom Blomquist
Directed by Les Sheldon
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Trial by Fire (2) is the second episode of the fifth season of The A-Team, and the eighty-seventh episode overall.

Starring: George Peppard (John Smith), Dirk Benedict (Templeton Peck), Dwight Schultz (H.M. Murdock)

and Mr. T (Bosco "B.A." Baracus)

Also Starring: Robert Vaughn (Hunt Stockwell)

Also Starring: Eddie Velez (Frankie Santana)

Guest Stars: David Ackroyd (Laskov), Byrne Piven (Benny Conway), Sandy McPeak (Josh Curtis), J.A. Preston (Judge), Dana Lee (), Robert Darnell (), Judith Ledford (Cara)

and Lance LeGault (Col. Roderick Decker)

Co-Starring: Adam Gregor (), Richard Newton (), Tiiu Leek (Herself)

Featuring: Lisa Mordente (Stewardess), Rod Britt (Guard), Guy Christopher (Col. Morrison)


Plot Overview

The Trial of the century is underway for the most wanted Fugitives in the Country,The A-Team.After being on the run for more than ten-years,the A-Team was captured a week earlier.The A-Team minus Murdock are being held in a Top Security Prison.They are held in seperate Cells,but chained from rists to feet with Guards constantly watching them.Meanwhile on the outside,the Military is determined to get an A-Team conviction.they have on the case,a Top Military Prosecutor who will call witnesses to the stand against the A-Team.The A-Team will obtain the service of a lawyer name Benny Conway.This Lawyer was obtained to defend the A-Team by Frankie Santana.This is not going to by an easy case,especially for The A-Team.With Josh Curtis swearing that he saw Hannibal kill Colonel Morrison,and the Military's inabilty to capture the Team after chasing them for so many years,The Military is determined to get an A-Team conviction,one way,or another.One of the witnesses who'll testify against the Team is Colonel Decker,who has been pursuing the team for three years.Despite the testimony by Decker,and Curtis,and others,there is still the question as why would The A-Team murder their Commanding Officer,a Man who they claim sent them on a secret Mission that they claimed would bring the Vietnam War to an end?The Military would produce a possible motive for the Murder,one that would bring in a Guilty verdict,and sentence the A-Team to death by a Firing Squad.


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The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

B.A.'s outburst in the Courtroom.Murdock,and Frankie dressed in dark clothing while breaking into,and searching an Office.Their pursuit of a possible witness who could clear Hannibal,Face,and B.A.