The A-Team was on TV from 1983 to 1987, starring Mr. T (Bosco "B.A." Baracus), George Peppard (John "Hannibal" Smith), Dirk Benedict (Templeton "Faceman" Peck) and Dwight Schultz (H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock). This group consisted of exâ€“United States Army Special Forces personnel who helped civilians in need, while on the run from the Army. They were constantly being chased by the authorities for a crime they didn't commit. This series launched the career of the mohawk-wearing, Mr. T.