Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)

Target: Angels (27 Oct. 1976)

TV Episode   |  TV-PG   |    |  Action, Adventure, Crime

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After an attempt on Kelly's life, the Angels become their own clients in trying to find the perpetrator. The initial evidence points to the male perpetrator walking more heavily on his ... See full summary »



  • Kate Jackson in Charlie's Angels (1976)
  • Kate Jackson in Charlie's Angels (1976)
  • Farrah Fawcett and Jaclyn Smith in Charlie's Angels (1976)
  • Kate Jackson in Charlie's Angels (1976)
  • Farrah Fawcett and Kate Jackson in Charlie's Angels (1976)
  • Kate Jackson and David Doyle in Charlie's Angels (1976)

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9 October 2011 | moonspinner55
| "It's difficult to pick up the thread's of one's past..."
A menacing mercenary (armed with an Uzi and a pronounced limp!) attempts to eliminate the Angels one by one: he shoots at Kelly in her house, fires at Jill in the gymnasium where she coaches girls' basketball, and plants a bomb in Sabrina's water bottle. But the attacks were merely attempts; the ladies soon figure out their would-be assassin is only trying to scare them into hiding out at Charlie's mansion, where the hit-man's employer--an embezzler who spent 15 years in prison thanks to Mr. Townsend--will be waiting to exact his revenge. Dopey episode from the series' first season takes some lazy short-cuts (such as the slides of the Angels the hit-man possesses--all stills taken from previous episodes!--and a trip to Sabrina's father's beach house which is the same location normally used for Jill's house). We do learn that Kelly was raised in a Catholic orphanage and has never gotten over being abandoned by her parents (she gives an early heave-ho to doctor-boyfriend Tom Selleck in the installment's strongest sequence). It also turns out that Sabrina has an ex-husband, a cop who loves her but tends to smother her with his endless worrying. The finale--involving the hijacking of an innocent man's taxi cab--is distinctly undercooked, with boss Charlie apparently having no idea what's been going on at his house while away on business.

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