The A-Team (1985): S04E04 – Lease with an Option to Die


The fourth season of the action-adventure television series The A-Team premiered in the United States on NBC on 24 September 1985, and concluded on 13 May 1986, consisting of 23 episodes.


Chicago building plans are put on hold as the A-Team defends B.A.’s mother against the new building management. It turns out a developer had been purchasing buildings in the names of people in retirement homes, and had been hiring rude and ignorant thugs to drive the people out with their antics. The A-Team turn the tables on the developer by bringing an elderly man whose name was used to buy the apartment building Mrs. Baracus lives, and exposing him as a crook. At the end, Murdock has accumulated numerous facts and stories about B.A. from his mother, which he has completely memorised to use in future situations.


This episode see the only time B.A. is willing to put aside his fear of flying beforehand.

The A-Team Series 04

You can find a full index of The A-Team Series 04 here.

You can find a full index and overview of the The A-Team here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): David Hemmings.
  • Writer(s): Bill Nuss.
  • Release Date: 22 October 1985.
  • Running Time: 48 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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