The BEST Episodes of The A-Team

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

Network: NBC

The A-Team is about a group of ex-United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as war criminals for a crime they didn't commit.

The Theory of Revolution

#1 - The Theory of Revolution

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 1986

The outbreak of a revolution interferes with the planned rescue of three Americans from a Third World Country.

star 9.00
65 votes
Directors: Sidney Hayers
Writers: Burt Pearl, Steven L. Sears
Alive at Five

#2 - Alive at Five

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 1986

Face plans to leave the A-Team but gets involved in the rescue of a newswoman from a paranoid mob chief.

star 8.98
63 votes
Directors: Craig R. Baxley
Writers: Bill Nuss
Quarterback Sneak

#3 - Quarterback Sneak

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 1986

The A-Team uses a football game as a cover to sneak a chemical warfare scientist out of East Germany.

star 8.97
63 votes
Directors: Craig R. Baxley
Writers: Paul Bernbaum
The Crystal Skull

#4 - The Crystal Skull

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 28, 1986

The A-Team's effort to secure a valuable religious artifact involves them with warring island tribes who mistake Murdoch for a God and some unusual missionaries.

star 8.95
65 votes
Writers: Bill Nuss
Point of No Return

#5 - Point of No Return

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 18, 1986

Stockwell refuses to allow the A-Team to go after Hannibal when he fails to check in while on a solo mission in hostile territory.

star 8.87
67 votes
Directors: Bob Bralver
Writers: Burt Pearl
Trial by Fire (2)

#6 - Trial by Fire (2)

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 1986

The A-Team's court martial begins and a surprising motive for the death of Colonel Morrison is revealed.

star 8.84
75 votes
Directors: Sidney Hayers
Writers: Tom Blomquist
The Say UNCLE Affair

#7 - The Say UNCLE Affair

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 1986

Stockwell is kidnapped by his former partner who has "gone bad" and the A-Team has 18 hours to find him or forever lose any chances of securing a pardon.

star 8.81
62 votes
Writers: Terry D. Nelson
Firing Line (3)

#8 - Firing Line (3)

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 1986

General Stockwell interferes with the plans of Murdock and Frankie to free the rest of the A-Team before the Army can execute them.

star 8.75
69 votes
Writers: Frank Lupo
Dishpan Man (1)

#9 - Dishpan Man (1)

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 1986

The A-Team is blackmailed by retired General Stockwell, who kidnaps Hannibal and threatens to have him prosecuted if the A-Team fails to secure the release of hostages held on a plane in Spain.

star 8.64
80 votes
Directors: Tony Mordente
Writers: Stephen J. Cannell
Wheel of Fortune

#10 - Wheel of Fortune

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 14, 1986

Murdock's fortunes rise and fall as he uses Face's system to win big on "Wheel of Fortune" but then is kidnapped during a plot to steal a Soviet gunship.

star 8.46
37 votes
Directors: David Hemmings
Writers:
Family Reunion

#11 - Family Reunion

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 1986

A former political adviser offers to trade a diary for a reunion with his daughter- who Face is hitting on, but Murdock learns that the man may be Face's father and the daughter Face's sister.

star 8.43
99 votes
Directors: James Darren
Writers: Steven L. Sears
Mind Games

#12 - Mind Games

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 26, 1985

Face quits the A-Team after receiving a full government pardon and quickly becomes a celebrity, the rest of the A-Team keeps an eye on him suspecting the pardon's not 100% legit.

star 8.41
100 votes
Writers: Stephen J. Cannell
Without Reservations

#13 - Without Reservations

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 8, 1987

Frankie and Face visit Murdock at his job in a restaurant, and all three become hostages of mobsters out to kill a patron, the US Attorney General.

star 8.34
97 votes
Writers: Bill Nuss
The Spy Who Mugged Me

#14 - The Spy Who Mugged Me

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 2, 1986

Murdock poses as suave secret agent to catch a killer before he can complete another assignment.

star 8.32
97 votes
Writers: Paul Bernbaum
The Grey Team

#15 - The Grey Team

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 30, 1986

The A-Team must bring a girl in who has stolen a briefcase from her father, filled with material she believes he's selling to the Soviets.

star 8.28
92 votes
Writers: Tom Blomquist
The Trouble with Harry

#16 - The Trouble with Harry

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 25, 1986

Hulk Hogan comes to visit B.A. but the reunion is interrupted by a cry for help from a troubled youth with an alcoholic father.

star 8.26
31 votes
Directors: David Hemmings
Writers:
Deadly Maneuvers

#17 - Deadly Maneuvers

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 28, 1984

Criminals foiled in the past by the A-Team hire a crew of mercenaries to pick off each member one by one.

star 8.13
196 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: Richard Christian Matheson, Thomas Szolski
Mexican Slayride (1)

#18 - Mexican Slayride (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 23, 1983

A desperate, but ambitious newspaper reporter, Amy Allen, wants to prove the existence of the A-Team, four ex GIs that help people in need. When she finds them she hires them, because her co-worker Al Massey is missing in Mexico.

star 8.06
610 votes
Directors: Rod Holcomb
Writers: Frank Lupo, Stephen J. Cannell
A Little Town with an Accent

#19 - A Little Town with an Accent

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired May 6, 1986

The A-Team discovers an organized crime kingpin believed to be dead is behind the intimidation of several gas station owners.

star 8.06
35 votes
Writers: Thomas Szolski
The Road to Hope

#20 - The Road to Hope

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 1985

Hannibal poses as a wino to avoid being caught by the Army and stumbles onto a racket that involves killing the derelicts.

star 8.01
73 votes
Curtain Call

#21 - Curtain Call

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 15, 1984

The A-Team reminisces (via flashbacks) about an injured Murdock as they look for a doctor and try to avoid a pursuing Decker.

star 8.00
154 votes
Directors: Dennis Donnelly
Writers: Stephen Katz
Mexican Slayride (2)

#22 - Mexican Slayride (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 23, 1983

Part 2 of the pilot episode in which the A-Team have been captured by a group of guerillas and the gang leader they were sent to fight. In the final battle they are assisted by the villagers and with their help, the A-Team is able to overthrow the guerillas, save the reporter and make their way home. Once home, Amy Allen blackmails her way onto the team.

star 7.96
239 votes
Directors: Rod Holcomb
Writers: Frank Lupo, Stephen J. Cannell
Holiday in the Hills

#23 - Holiday in the Hills

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 22, 1983

B.A.'s fear of flying is justified when the A-Team's plane crashes in the backwoods where they must battle mountain men to keep a man from being burned at the stake.

star 7.92
276 votes
Directors: Arnold Laven
Writers: Babs Greyhosky
Cowboy George

#24 - Cowboy George

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 11, 1986

Face believes he's booked country singer Cowboy George into one of the roughest dance halls in the Southwest, but his agent friend delivers Boy George instead.

star 7.90
118 votes
Directors: Tony Mordente
Writers: Stephen J. Cannell
Diamonds 'n Dust

#25 - Diamonds 'n Dust

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 20, 1983

The A-Team agrees to transport explosives to a Zimbabwe diamond mine after the owner dies trying to do it himself.

star 7.87
232 votes
Directors: Ron Satloff
Writers: Patrick Hasburgh