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* CastTheExpert: Three cast members have prior U.S. military experience: Creator/GeorgePeppard served in the Marines, while Eddie Velez served in the Air Force, and Creator/MrT was an MP in the U.S. Army.

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* CastTheExpert: Three cast members have prior U.S. military experience: Creator/GeorgePeppard served as an artillery Sergeant in the Marines, while Eddie Velez served in the Air Force, and Creator/MrT was an MP in the U.S. Army. Creator/RobertVaughn was a drill Sergeant in the Army as well.



** Peppard made it clear to both Melinda Cuella and Marla Heasey that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." Ironically or not, on her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl."

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** Peppard made it clear to both Melinda Cuella Culea and Marla Heasey Heasley that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's Heasley's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." Ironically or not, on her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl.""
** Even though he was hired specifically because it was thought his friendship with George Peppard and his offscreen affability would help get Peppard and Mr. T back on the same page, Robert Vaughn stated in a late career interview that Peppard had warned him that T was "crazy". Vaughn thought that Peppard was exaggerating at first, but stated "Mr. T would come in to work at 7AM with his entourage and he would be talking (Vaughn then did an impression of a motor mouthed Mr. T) and then when we would finish the day's shoot at 7PM or later, he was STILL talking. I think he was clinically insane". While Vaughn didn't actively dislike T, it was clear that he grated on his nerves.


* ActingForTwo: Quite often, especially among actors playing villains. Notable examples include George Peppard playing Hannibal, and a mook that Hannibal fights in the episode "Judgement Day."

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* ActingForTwo: Quite often, especially among actors playing villains. Notable examples include George Peppard Creator/GeorgePeppard playing Hannibal, and a mook that Hannibal fights in the episode "Judgement Day."



* BeamMeUpScotty: "I pity the fool!" Although this was pretty much Creator/MrT's personal {{Catchphrase}} outside the show, B.A. never actually said it.

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* BeamMeUpScotty: "I pity the fool!" Although this was pretty much Creator/MrT's personal {{Catchphrase}} CatchPhrase outside the show, B.A. never actually said it.



* CastTheExpert: Three cast members have prior U.S. military experience: George Peppard served in the Marines, while Eddie Velez served in the Air Force, and Creator/MrT was an MP in the U.S. Army.

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* CastTheExpert: Three cast members have prior U.S. military experience: George Peppard Creator/GeorgePeppard served in the Marines, while Eddie Velez served in the Air Force, and Creator/MrT was an MP in the U.S. Army.



** Creator/MrT and George Peppard didn't get along very well on the set. Arguments were fed by the fact that Mr. T became the real star of the show despite Peppard's being a "proper movie actor". Things got even worse when Peppard learned that Mr. T was paid more than he was. It was reported that they were able to patch up things before Peppard's death in 1994.

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** Creator/MrT and George Peppard Creator/GeorgePeppard didn't get along very well on the set. Arguments were fed by the fact that Mr. T became the real star of the show despite Peppard's being a "proper movie actor". Things got even worse when Peppard learned that Mr. T was paid more than he was. It was reported that they were able to patch up things before Peppard's death in 1994.



* TroubledProduction: It didn't start out as one, but it sure flamed into one in a hurry. For starters, George Peppard, who had a reputation for being notoriously moody, made clear that he (and the other stars, with the exception of Dwight Schultz) did not want Melinda Culea (or any female) to be added as full on team members. Then, budgets were cut and scripts would be handed out with varying degrees of completeness. Finally, with ratings tanking, relations between Peppard and Creator/MrT grew so toxic that producers hired Peppard's friend, Creator/RobertVaughn to try and smooth things over. It didn't work and the show was cancelled. T and Peppard eventually buried the hatchet before Peppard's death.

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* TroubledProduction: It didn't start out as one, but it sure flamed into one in a hurry. For starters, George Peppard, Creator/GeorgePeppard, who had a reputation for being notoriously moody, made clear that he (and the other stars, with the exception of Dwight Schultz) did not want Melinda Culea (or any female) to be added as full on team members. Then, budgets were cut and scripts would be handed out with varying degrees of completeness. Finally, with ratings tanking, relations between Peppard and Creator/MrT grew so toxic that producers hired Peppard's friend, Creator/RobertVaughn to try and smooth things over. It didn't work and the show was cancelled. T and Peppard eventually buried the hatchet before Peppard's death.


** Creator/DirkBenedict disapproved of it as well, as he did not like his character had been turned into a girl this time. As he put: "When you do ''Franchise/StarWars'' you don't turn Han Solo into a girl, Hannah Solo. [...] Create another character instead." He also came to repent his cameo, as he saw it as a cheap way to have one of the original actors.

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** Creator/DirkBenedict disapproved of it as well, as he did not like his character had been turned into a girl this time. As he put: "When you do ''Franchise/StarWars'' you don't turn Han Solo into a girl, Hannah Solo. [...] Create another character instead." He and also came to repent his cameo, as he saw it as a cheap way to have one of the original actors.


** Creator/MrT and George Peppard didn't get along very well on the set. Arguments were fed by the fact that Mr. T became the real star of the show despite Peppard's being a 'proper movie actor'. Things got even worse when Peppard learned that Mr. T was paid more than he was.

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** Creator/MrT and George Peppard didn't get along very well on the set. Arguments were fed by the fact that Mr. T became the real star of the show despite Peppard's being a 'proper "proper movie actor'.actor". Things got even worse when Peppard learned that Mr. T was paid more than he was. It was reported that they were able to patch up things before Peppard's death in 1994.



** Peppard made it clear to Melinda Cuella and Marla Heasey that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." Ironically or not, on her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl."

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** Peppard made it clear to both Melinda Cuella and Marla Heasey that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." Ironically or not, on her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl."



** In his autobiography, Wrestling/HulkHogan wrote that the producers wanted him to make more appearances, because he was one of the few guys that got along with both George Peppard and Creator/MrT. He was unable to commit due to his schedule with the Wrestling/WorldWrestlingFederation.

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** In his autobiography, Wrestling/HulkHogan wrote that the producers wanted him to make more appearances, because he was one of the few guys that got along with both George Peppard and Creator/MrT. He was unable to commit due to his schedule with the Wrestling/WorldWrestlingFederation.[[Wrestling/{{WWE}} World Wrestling Federation]].


** While Creator/DwightSchultz was negative about the film, he was ''very'' complimentary of Sharlto Copley as Murdock.

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** While Creator/DwightSchultz was negative about the film, he was ''very'' ''massively'' complimentary of Sharlto Copley as Murdock.Murdock, to the point he considered him at the level of his own take on the character.



** Creator/SylvesterStallone expressed interest in an early draft of a script written for 20th Century Fox before this film was conceived. He would have directed, and played Hannibal.

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** Creator/SylvesterStallone expressed interest in an early draft of a script written for 20th Century Fox before this film was conceived. He would have directed, directed and played Hannibal.


** Creator/TiaCarrere played a character named Tia in the season 4 finale, and was set up to become a member of the team, but that ended up never happening.



** Creator/TiaCarrere played a character named Tia in the season 4 finale, and was set up to become a member of the team, but that ended up never happening.
* HarpoDoesSomethingFunny: Creator/DwightSchultz has said one of the scariest things during the filming was how blank the scripts would often be.

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* HarpoDoesSomethingFunny:
** Creator/TiaCarrere played a character named Tia in the season 4 finale, and was set up to become a member of the team, but that ended up never happening.
* HarpoDoesSomethingFunny:
Creator/DwightSchultz has said one of the scariest things during the filming was how blank the scripts would often be.



* HostilityOnTheSet: Creator/MrT and George Peppard didn't get along very well on the set. Arguments were fed by the fact that Mr. T became the real star of the show, despite Peppard's being a 'proper movie actor'. Things got even worse when Peppard learned that Mr. T was paid more than he was.
** Creator/DwightSchultz recalled that when he first met Peppard, he introduced himself, then the veteran actor replied, "Very good. I'm George Peppard and I am ''not'' a nice man.
** Peppard made it clear to Melinda Cuella and Marla Heasey that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." On her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl."

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* HostilityOnTheSet: HostilityOnTheSet:
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Creator/MrT and George Peppard didn't get along very well on the set. Arguments were fed by the fact that Mr. T became the real star of the show, show despite Peppard's being a 'proper movie actor'. Things got even worse when Peppard learned that Mr. T was paid more than he was.
** Creator/DwightSchultz recalled that when he first met Peppard, he introduced himself, then the veteran actor replied, "Very good. I'm George Peppard and I am ''not'' a nice man.
man."
** Peppard made it clear to Melinda Cuella and Marla Heasey that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." On Ironically or not, on her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl."



** NBC executives originally wanted the character of Murdock to be removed from the show because they felt that he was too over-the-top. But test audiences for the pilot loved Murdock and gave him the highest ratings. The executives had to relent.
** There was some talk about an A-Team reunion, a TV movie where the A-Team was given a full pardon, but after George Peppard died in 1994, the idea was dropped.
** In his autobiography, Wrestling/HulkHogan wrote that the producers wanted him to make more appearances, because he was one of the few guys that got along with both George Peppard and Creator/MrT. He was unable to commit due to his schedule with the World Wrestling Federation.

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** NBC executives originally wanted the character of Murdock to be removed from the show because they felt that he was too over-the-top. But However, test audiences for the pilot loved Murdock and gave him the highest ratings. The executives had to relent.
** There was some talk about an A-Team reunion, a TV movie where the A-Team was given a full pardon, but after George Peppard died in 1994, the idea was dropped.
** In his autobiography, Wrestling/HulkHogan wrote that the producers wanted him to make more appearances, because he was one of the few guys that got along with both George Peppard and Creator/MrT. He was unable to commit due to his schedule with the World Wrestling Federation.Wrestling/WorldWrestlingFederation.



** There was some talk about an A-Team reunion, a TV movie where the A-Team was given a full pardon, but the idea was dropped after George Peppard died in 1994.



* ApprovalOfGod: While Creator/DwightSchultz was negative about the film, he was ''very'' complimentary of Sharlto Copley as Murdock.

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* ApprovalOfGod: ApprovalOfGod:
** The show's ''actual creator'', Stephen J. Carnell, said that he [[StatusQuoIsGod wished the series had some of the character development seen in the movie]].
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While Creator/DwightSchultz was negative about the film, he was ''very'' complimentary of Sharlto Copley as Murdock.



** Mr. T rejected the chance to do a cameo supposedly because he thinks that the film is too violent, however he ''also'' said he would appear in the film... If he got to play B.A. again.
** Creator/DirkBenedict and Dwight Schultz also spoke out against the film, after their cameos were only included as TheStinger.
** Averted with the show's ''actual creator'' Stephen J. Carnell, as he said that he [[StatusQuoIsGod wished the series had some of the character development seen in the movie]].

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** Dwight Schultz disliked the film, considering it little more than a giant homage without the spirit of the original.
** Mr. T rejected the chance turned down a cameo, as he felt it would not be right for him to do a cameo supposedly appear if it was not as Barracus (also because he thinks did not want people to think he would have a big role in the remake). Otherwise, his opinion about it has been disputed: aside from the statement that he did not mind a remake, it was initially informed that he loved the film, later it was leaked that he thought it was too graphic and violent, and finally it was oficially stated that he had not even watched the film is too violent, however he ''also'' said he would appear in at the film... If he got to play B.A. again.
time of those claims.
** Creator/DirkBenedict and Dwight Schultz also spoke out against the film, after their cameos were only included disapproved of it as TheStinger.
** Averted with the show's ''actual creator'' Stephen J. Carnell,
well, as he said that he [[StatusQuoIsGod wished the series had some of the did not like his character development seen in had been turned into a girl this time. As he put: "When you do ''Franchise/StarWars'' you don't turn Han Solo into a girl, Hannah Solo. [...] Create another character instead." He also came to repent his cameo, as he saw it as a cheap way to have one of the movie]].original actors.


* DawsonCasting: {{Inverted|Trope}}. Tim Dunigan was actually too ''young'' to realistically play Vietnam veteran Templeton "Faceman" Peck, who he played in the pilot episode. Dunigan was only 28 when the series started, and he was 17 (and still in high school) when the United States officially withdrew from Vietnam.


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* UnderageCasting: {{Inverted|Trope}}. Tim Dunigan was actually too ''young'' to realistically play Vietnam veteran Templeton "Faceman" Peck, who he played in the pilot episode. Dunigan was only 28 when the series started, and he was 17 (and still in high school) when the United States officially withdrew from Vietnam.

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* ActorInspiredElement: Creator/DwightSchultz designed Murdock's t-shirts himself.


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** Creator/DwightSchultz recalled that when he first met Peppard, he introduced himself, then the veteran actor replied, "Very good. I'm George Peppard and I am ''not'' a nice man.
** Peppard made it clear to Melinda Cuella and Marla Heasey that he didn't want their characters on the show. On Cuella's first day on set Peppard took her aside and told her "We don't want you on the show. None of the guys want you here. The only reason you're here is because the network and the producers want you. For some reason they think they need a girl." On her last day of work Peppard took her aside again, saying: "I'm sorry that this is your last day, but remember what I said the very first day, that we didn't want a girl, has nothing to do with you. You were very professional, but no reason to have a girl."


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* UncreditedRole: Producer John Ashley is uncredited as the narrator for the opening sequence.


* ActorAllusion:
** In an episode with a science fiction con, a guy in a [[Series/BattlestarGalactica1978 original Galactica Cylon suit]] walks past "Face". In the episode in question, it's actually Hannibal in the costume. The ActorAllusion was all Creator/DirkBenedict's idea. While filming at Universal Studios for the second season episode "[[Recap/TheATeamS2E11Steel Steel]]", Dirk spotted a park employee dressed as a Cylon, and decided he wanted to film a little nod to his days as Starbuck. The director told him it was a dumb idea, but let him do it anyway. So, they had the Cylon-clad actor stroll nonchalantly across the frame while Face was all "don't I know you?" Fortunately for Dirk, the scene ended up being quite funny and they kept it in the credits up to season 5.
** There was also George Peppard's allusion to his role as Series/{{Banacek}}, where he played a similar role, by having Hannibal spout even more [[IceCreamKoan off kilter words of wisdom]] in "[[Recap/TheATeamS3E15TheBigSqueeze The Big Squeeze]]".
*** Another one for Peppard. In the Episode "[[Recap/TheATeamS1E7TheRabbitWhoAteLasVegas The Rabbit Who Ate Las Vegas]]", Amy mentions that it's a shame Hannibal's being chased by the military as he is "a terrific actor" after Hannibal goes to great lengths explaining how he'll play his "character". A reference to Peppard's infamously stringent adherence to method acting, even when playing unchallenging roles.
** The entire fifth season episode "[[Recap/TheATeamS5E6TheSayUNCLEAffair The Say UNCLE Affair]] runs on this trope as not only was Creator/RobertVaughn a series regular and Creator/DavidMcCallum playing the villain of the week, but the episode was structured to parody and reference episodes of ''Series/TheManFromUNCLE''.
** In one episode, Creator/IsaacHayes plays a prisoner at the mercy of the top of the prison's pecking order. This seems like a huge reversal of fortunes compared to his time as [[Film/EscapeFromNewYork The Duke of New York]].



* ActorAllusion:
** There are a couple of nods to Creator/SharltoCopley's South African nationality. Observable when Murdock's blabbering in a South African accent early in the film to get past journalists. He also speaks Swahili at one point. It also alludes to his role in ''[[Film/{{District9}} District 9]]''.
** There's the part where [[spoiler:Hannibal lures Lynch into a trap in a container, reminiscent of ''Film/BatmanBegins'' where Ras also compares fighting styles they're both using on each other]].
** The "3D" film at a psychiatric hospital plays the show's theme tune, and one of the names of its opening credits read "Reginald Barclay" -- referencing Dwight Shultz's role as Lt. Barclay in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. Other names in the credits include G. F. Starbuck, a veiled reference to Creator/DirkBenedict's Starbuck from ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|1978}}'', and two more not clearly seen but confirmed by WordofGod -- Thomas Banacek (for George Peppard) and Clubber Lang (for Mr. T).
** Less elaborate than the above, but when the team had to travel through customs disguised in hilarious ethnic gear, Hannibal basically went through as... [[spoiler:Creator/LiamNeeson]].



* TheCastShowoff: Creator/BradleyCooper became so proficient in weapons training that he was able to reload his M4 rifle in less than four seconds. This was actually in the film, but was left on the cutting room floor.



* DyeingForYourArt: Creator/LiamNeeson dyed his hair to play Hannibal.



* RealLifeRelative: Joe Carnahan's father John appears as [[TheDanza Judge Carnahan]].



* UncreditedRole: Creator/JonHamm has an uncredited cameo at the end of the film as "Agent Lynch".



** Creator/JohnSingleton was originally set to direct when the project was at Universal.

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** Creator/JohnSingleton was originally set to direct when the project was at Universal. His cast included Creator/MelGibson as Hannibal, Creator/ChristianBale as Face, Creator/JimCarrey as Murdock and Wrestling/DwayneJohnson as B.A.


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** Creator/AlecBaldwin, Creator/MichaelBiehn, Creator/JeffBridges, Creator/JoshBrolin, Creator/NicolasCage, Creator/GeorgeClooney, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/EdHarris, Creator/TommyLeeJones, Creator/MichaelKeaton, Creator/StephenLang, Creator/JeffreyDeanMorgan, Creator/RonPerlman, Creator/BillPaxton, Creator/DennisQuaid, Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger, Creator/StevenSeagal, Creator/JohnTravolta, Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme and Creator/BruceWillis were considered for Hannibal.
** Creator/TomCruise was considered for Face.
** Creator/WoodyHarrelson and Creator/RyanReynolds were considered for Murdock.
** Creator/AmberHeard and Creator/OlgaKurylenko auditioned for Lieutenant Sosa.
** Music/IceCube was considered for B.A.
** Creator/SylvesterStallone expressed interest in an early draft of a script written for 20th Century Fox before this film was conceived. He would have directed, and played Hannibal.


** Tia Carrere played a character named Tia in the season 4 finale, and was set up to become a member of the team, but that ended up never happening.

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** Tia Carrere Creator/TiaCarrere played a character named Tia in the season 4 finale, and was set up to become a member of the team, but that ended up never happening.


* PromotedFanboy: Creator/SharltoCopley loved ''the A-Team'' as a kid and his favourite character was Murdock. It even got better from him getting the role: he and Dwight Schultz (the original Murdock) got a chance to meet and hang out, and simply loved each other. Dwight teared up watching Sharlto's audition video and after watching it got up and [[HeartWarmingMoments gave Sharlto a hug, told him he ''was'' Murdock, and promptly wrote on his (Dwight's) site "Murdock is dead. Long live Murdock!" because he loved Sharlto's portrayal so much.]]

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* PromotedFanboy: Creator/SharltoCopley loved ''the A-Team'' as a kid and his favourite character was Murdock. It even got better from him getting the role: he and Dwight Schultz (the original Murdock) got a chance to meet and hang out, and simply loved each other. Dwight teared up watching Sharlto's audition video and after watching it got up and [[HeartWarmingMoments [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments gave Sharlto a hug, told him he ''was'' Murdock, and promptly wrote on his (Dwight's) site "Murdock is dead. Long live Murdock!" because he loved Sharlto's portrayal so much.]]


** In an episode with a science fiction con, a guy in a [[Series/BattlestarGalactica1978 original Galactica Cylon suit]] walks past "Face". In the episode in question, it's actually Hannibal in the costume. The ActorAllusion was all Dirk Benedict's idea. While filming at Universal Studios for the second season episode "[[Recap/TheATeamS2E11Steel Steel]]", Dirk spotted a park employee dressed as a Cylon, and decided he wanted to film a little nod to his days as Starbuck. The director told him it was a dumb idea, but let him do it anyway. So, they had the Cylon-clad actor stroll nonchalantly across the frame while Face was all "don't I know you?" Fortunately for Dirk, the scene ended up being quite funny and they kept it in the credits up to season 5.

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** In an episode with a science fiction con, a guy in a [[Series/BattlestarGalactica1978 original Galactica Cylon suit]] walks past "Face". In the episode in question, it's actually Hannibal in the costume. The ActorAllusion was all Dirk Benedict's Creator/DirkBenedict's idea. While filming at Universal Studios for the second season episode "[[Recap/TheATeamS2E11Steel Steel]]", Dirk spotted a park employee dressed as a Cylon, and decided he wanted to film a little nod to his days as Starbuck. The director told him it was a dumb idea, but let him do it anyway. So, they had the Cylon-clad actor stroll nonchalantly across the frame while Face was all "don't I know you?" Fortunately for Dirk, the scene ended up being quite funny and they kept it in the credits up to season 5.



** Also, the writers frequently would not write the tag and then would just say to the actors "just make something up," or told Dwight Schultz and Dirk Benedict to loosely write up a tag.

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** Also, the writers frequently would not write the tag and then would just say to the actors "just make something up," or told Dwight Schultz and Dirk Benedict Creator/DirkBenedict to loosely write up a tag.



* TheOtherDarrin: In the feature-length pilot episode, Face was played by Tim Dunigan. The role was recast after the pilot as Tim Dunigan was much taller than the rest of the cast and the producers felt after the fact that he was simply too young to play a Vietnam veteran (as Dunigan noted, the war ended when he was still in high school). Since Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell had written the role with Dirk Benedict in mind ([[ExecutiveMeddling NBC hadn't wanted him - or George Peppard - initially]]), Dunigan's miscasting may have been on purpose...

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* TheOtherDarrin: In the feature-length pilot episode, Face was played by Tim Dunigan. The role was recast after the pilot as Tim Dunigan was much taller than the rest of the cast and the producers felt after the fact that he was simply too young to play a Vietnam veteran (as Dunigan noted, the war ended when he was still in high school). Since Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell had written the role with Dirk Benedict Creator/DirkBenedict in mind ([[ExecutiveMeddling NBC hadn't wanted him - or George Peppard - initially]]), Dunigan's miscasting may have been on purpose...



** The "3D" film at a psychiatric hospital plays the show's theme tune, and one of the names of its opening credits read "Reginald Barclay" -- referencing Dwight Shultz's role as Lt. Barclay in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. Other names in the credits include G. F. Starbuck, a veiled reference to Dirk Benedict's Starbuck from ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|1978}}'', and two more not clearly seen but confirmed by WordofGod -- Thomas Banacek (for George Peppard) and Clubber Lang (for Mr. T).

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** The "3D" film at a psychiatric hospital plays the show's theme tune, and one of the names of its opening credits read "Reginald Barclay" -- referencing Dwight Shultz's role as Lt. Barclay in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. Other names in the credits include G. F. Starbuck, a veiled reference to Dirk Benedict's Creator/DirkBenedict's Starbuck from ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|1978}}'', and two more not clearly seen but confirmed by WordofGod -- Thomas Banacek (for George Peppard) and Clubber Lang (for Mr. T).



** Dirk Benedict and Dwight Schultz also spoke out against the film, after their cameos were only included as TheStinger.

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** Dirk Benedict Creator/DirkBenedict and Dwight Schultz also spoke out against the film, after their cameos were only included as TheStinger.



** Whilst only Dirk Benedict and Dwight Schultz took up the invitation, a cameo was also offered to Mr. T - he declined, with Mr. T saying in different interviews that it was because he felt the film was too violent or because he wanted to actually reprise his role of B.A. Baracus.

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** Whilst only Dirk Benedict Creator/DirkBenedict and Dwight Schultz took up the invitation, a cameo was also offered to Mr. T - he declined, with Mr. T saying in different interviews that it was because he felt the film was too violent or because he wanted to actually reprise his role of B.A. Baracus.


* PromotedFanboy: Creator/SharltoCopley loved ''the A-Team'' as a kid and his favourite character was Murdock. It even got better from him getting the role: he and Dwight Schultz (the original Murdock) got a chance to meet and hang out, and simply loved each other. Dwight teared up watching Sharlto's audition video and after watching it got up and [[HeartWarmingMoments gave Sharlto a hug, told him he ''was'' Murdock, and promptly wrote on his (Dwight's) site "Murdock is dead. Long live Murdock!" because he loved Sharlto's portrayal so much.]]* StillbornFranchise: While hardly a flop, the film only grossed $170 million on a $110 million budget. The cast and director expressed interest in making a sequel but ultimately concluded that it wasn't profitable enough to risk it.

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* PromotedFanboy: Creator/SharltoCopley loved ''the A-Team'' as a kid and his favourite character was Murdock. It even got better from him getting the role: he and Dwight Schultz (the original Murdock) got a chance to meet and hang out, and simply loved each other. Dwight teared up watching Sharlto's audition video and after watching it got up and [[HeartWarmingMoments gave Sharlto a hug, told him he ''was'' Murdock, and promptly wrote on his (Dwight's) site "Murdock is dead. Long live Murdock!" because he loved Sharlto's portrayal so much.]]* ]]
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StillbornFranchise: While hardly a flop, the film only grossed $170 million on a $110 million budget. The cast and director expressed interest in making a sequel but ultimately concluded that it wasn't profitable enough to risk it.


** Dwight Schultz revealed that he had an idea to shoot the show's finale in advance, and have the A-Team on a mission where, for once, the plan did not come together. The other members of the A-Team disappeared one by one, and ended on Hannibal like Davy Crockett in ''Film/TheAlamo''. Nobody he bounced the idea off wanted to do it.

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** Dwight Schultz revealed that he had an idea to shoot the show's finale in advance, and have the A-Team on a mission where, for once, the plan did not come together. The other members of the A-Team disappeared one by one, and ended on Hannibal like Davy Crockett in ''Film/TheAlamo''.''Film/{{The Alamo|1960}}''. Nobody he bounced the idea off wanted to do it.

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