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Recap / The A Team S 3 E 21 Waste Em

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The A-Team is called in by a sibling garbage team who are being threatened into giving up their business by their competitor Ike Hagan. The team investigates and finds that Hagan is involved in illegal toxic waste dumping.

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  • Disabled Love Interest: Face starts putting the moves on Lisa, only to realize that she's blind. This makes him a little hesitant to kiss her, but once she points out that blind people kiss too, it doesn't stop him.
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  • Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique: The team spills toxic waste on a guy's desk to get his cooperation. He holds out for a few minutes but eventually capitulates. Afterwards, the team reveals that it's actually not toxic waste. It's maple syrup.
  • Organ Autonomy: Murdock's delusion of the week involves his left hand acting without his consent, although it is more of a nuisance than actually evil. He names it Lefty.
  • Papa Wolf: B.A. wants to deal with the situation because he's afraid that some little kid will get hurt by the toxic waste.

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