Charlie’s Angels

  • Title: Charlie’s Angels – Night of the Strangler
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Charlie's Angels - Night of the Strangler television review

Today’s Throwback Thursday post takes us back to the tale of three beautiful former police detectives turned private detectives working for a faceless boss known as Charlie. When a model with a striking resemblance to Kelly (Jaclyn Smith) is killed the Angels are hired by the victim’s parents to look into the case. For Kelly and Jill (Farrah Fawcett) that means going undercover as models with Sabrina (Kate Jackson stepping in as a photo stylist and working closer with a scummy photographer (William Beckley) with a history of violence against women and underground pornographic films. Although Kelly’s resemblance to the dead model is highlighted at the beginning of the episode, it really has very little to do with the outcome of the plot (making one wonder if it was originally supposed to be a much larger part of the story).

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  • Title: Charlie’s Angels – The Mexican Connection
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Charlie's Angels - The Mexican Connection TV review

Today’s Throwback Tuesday takes us back to the tale of three beautiful former police detectives turned private detectives working for a faceless boss known as Charlie. Looking into a crashed plane, the Angels take on case involving drug smuggling over the Mexican border and a brewing drug war that brought the plane down. Sabrina (Kate Jackson goes in undercover as a stewardess and Jill (Farrah Fawcett) as the new swim coach for the daughter of local drug lord (Cesare Danova). Kelly (Jaclyn Smith) enters the scene as a schoolteacher on holiday who catches the drug kingpin’s eye enabling all three to insinuate themselves into the man’s life.

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Charlie’s Angels – Hellride

by Alan Rapp on August 7, 2018

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  • Title: Charlie’s Angels – Hellride
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Charlie's Angels - Hellride television review

Today’s Throwback Tuesday takes us back to the tale of three beautiful former police detectives turned private detectives working for a faceless boss known as Charlie. “Hellride” sends Sabrina (Kate Jackson) undercover as a race car driver following the death of another driver on the track. Bosley (David Doyle) and Jill (Farrah Fawcett) provide support as a traveling preacher and his beautiful daughter (who is secretly a poker shark). Kelly (Jaclyn Smith) will arrive later to help target on of the mechanics on the track who tampered with the victim’s car in the last race.

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Charlie’s Angels #2

by Alan Rapp on August 1, 2018

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Charlie's Angels #2 comic reviewThe comic’s opening arc continues with Charlie being attacked and abducted by the mysterious foreign agents who use the man’s anonymity against the Angels by supplying just the right amount of disinformation to trick the trio into unintentionally helping out their interests. While their endgame is still unclear, we now see how they plan to toy with our detectives.

While I’m still a bit unsure of throwing Jill, Kelly, and Sabrina into the the world of international spies and nuclear secrets, the second issue shows off the trio’s skills while also showing how easily they can be manipulated through Charlie. The question is, now that the ladies know something is wrong, what will they do next?

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Charlie’s Angels – Pilot

by Alan Rapp on July 24, 2018

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  • Title: Charlie’s Angels – Pilot
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Charlie's Angels - Pilot television review

Today’s Throwback Tuesday takes us back to the tale of three beautiful former police detectives turned private detectives working for a faceless boss known as Charlie. The show’s “Pilot” sends the Angels to the California wine country to investigate the apparent death of a winery’s missing owner. The episode features not one but two Angels taking on the persona of the victim’s long lost daughter as both Kelly (Jaclyn Smith) and Sabrina (Kate Jackson) play the role of the missing heir in order to catch the killer. Poor Jill (Farrah Fawcett) gets the less meaty roles of secretary and swampland hick that help sell various aspects of the con.

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