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* ContinuityNod: Deborah mentions that she called B.A.'s mother, who appeared earlier in "[[Recap/TheATeamS4E4LeaseWithAnOptionToDie Lease With an Option to Die]]." She also casually refers to him as "Scooter," which that same episode established was his childhood nickname.

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* ContinuityNod: Deborah mentions that she called B.A.'s mother, who appeared earlier in "[[Recap/TheATeamS4E4LeaseWithAnOptionToDie Lease With an Option to Die]]." She also casually refers to him B.A. as "Scooter," which that same episode established was his childhood nickname. Presumably, as his ex, she was one of the few people he allowed to use that nickname.


* ContinuityNod: Deborah mentions that she called B.A.'s mother, who appeared earlier in "[[Recap/TheATeamS4E4LeaseWithAnOptionToDie Lease With an Option to Die]]."

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* ContinuityNod: Deborah mentions that she called B.A.'s mother, who appeared earlier in "[[Recap/TheATeamS4E4LeaseWithAnOptionToDie Lease With an Option to Die]]."" She also casually refers to him as "Scooter," which that same episode established was his childhood nickname.


* SentimentalSacrifice: B.A. is forced to let the team melt down his gold necklace so that Hannibal can use it to pretend to stake a claim and find out the name of the secret mine's owner. It's doubly sentimental because the necklace in question was last year's Christmas present from [[VitriolicBestBuds Murdock]].
* ShootTheRope: Some mooks are trying to get information out of B.A., though he has said all that he knows already, so they try to hang Murdock to get him to talk more. As soon as the car Murdock was stood on reverses away to leave him dangling, Hannibal and Face drive in and Hannibal shoots the rope.

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* SentimentalSacrifice: B.A. is forced to let the team melt down his gold necklace so that Hannibal can use it to pretend to stake a claim and find out the name as part of the secret mine's owner.plan. It's doubly sentimental because the necklace in question was last year's Christmas present from [[VitriolicBestBuds Murdock]].
* ShootTheRope: Some mooks Blackburn's men are trying to get information out of B.A., though he has said all that he knows already, so they try to hang Murdock to get him to talk more. As soon as the car Murdock was stood on reverses away to leave him dangling, Hannibal and Face drive in and Hannibal shoots the rope.rope, saving Murdock.

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B.A. gets a telegram from his old girlfriend Deborah, saying she urgently needs to see him. Her husband, Jason Duke, disappeared shortly after moving to the town of Whispering Pines and she wants the A-Team to find him. As the team begins poking around, they find that the subject of Duke is a hot spot for the town -- a subject which seems to be wrapped up with an old mine, the secrets of which the owners are willing to protect with deadly force.
!!This episode includes examples of the following tropes:
* AlliterativeName: B.A.'s old girlfriend Deborah married a man called Jason Duke, making her name '''D'''eborah '''D'''uke.
* BigShutUp: After Murdock keeps bugging him about Deborah, B.A. finally yells at him to shut up.
* ContinuityNod: Deborah mentions that she called B.A.'s mother, who appeared earlier in "[[Recap/TheATeamS4E4LeaseWithAnOptionToDie Lease With an Option to Die]]."
* ForcedToWatch: Blackburn's men try to interrogate B.A. by hanging Murdock in front of him. Luckily, Hannibal and Face arrive just in time to shoot the rope in half and save Murdock.
* PersonaNonGrata: Some of the people in Whispering Pines are trying to keep the news that they have a stolen armored truck full of gold parked in an old mine secret and so they don't want out-of-town visitors.
* SentimentalSacrifice: B.A. is forced to let the team melt down his gold necklace so that Hannibal can use it to pretend to stake a claim and find out the name of the secret mine's owner. It's doubly sentimental because the necklace in question was last year's Christmas present from [[VitriolicBestBuds Murdock]].
* ShootTheRope: Some mooks are trying to get information out of B.A., though he has said all that he knows already, so they try to hang Murdock to get him to talk more. As soon as the car Murdock was stood on reverses away to leave him dangling, Hannibal and Face drive in and Hannibal shoots the rope.
* UnconventionalVehicleChase: Murdock buys a kid's bike to follow Blackburn. While he's spying on him and his men at the mine, they spot him. After a crazy bicycle-pickup truck chase, Murdock finally escapes by driving over a bridge not constructed for the truck's weight.

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