Charlie's Angels (season 2)

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Charlie's Angels: Season Two
Starring Kate Jackson
Jaclyn Smith
Cheryl Ladd
David Doyle

Charlie's Angels: Season Two was the second season of the TV series Charlie's Angels. Three cast members from season one returned: Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith and David Doyle. This season saw the introduction of Cheryl Ladd as Kris Munroe, the younger sister of former Angel Jill Munroe (Farrah Fawcett-Majors).

Season Two originally aired from September 14, 1977 to May 10, 1978, and proved just as a major success as Season One. There were doubts as to whether Ladd could fill the void left by Fawcett-Majors; however, after a few bikinis and tight clothing Kris was warmly welcomed. Co-star Jaclyn Smith said of Ladd: "she had big shoes to fill and she did it with confidence." With Ladd being accepted as Kris, ratings finished in the #4 slot for the season.

Although not an original cast member or character, Cheryl Ladd as Kris gained fame and popularity equal to the original Angels, leading her to become a major star of the series, with several episodes centered on her.

Main cast[edit]

Notable guest stars[edit]


Order Title Original airdate
24 "Angels in Paradise ^" 14 September 1977 (1977-09-14)
Just as Jill leaves the team to pursue a career racing cars, and new Angel Kris Munroe joins the team, someone kidnaps Charlie in Hawaii! The Angels go on an all-out search in a tropical paradise and meet a sexy and dangerous lady crimeboss who demands the Angels commit a jailbreak of her husband. This was the first of several two-hour specials.
25 "Angels on Ice ^" 21 September 1977 (1977-09-21)
Another two-hour special, where the Angels go undercover as Kris becomes a clown skater, Kelly an Ice Capades chorus member and exotic dancer, and with Sabrina's help, they uncover a bizarre murder plot.
26 "Pretty Angels All in a Row" 28 September 1977 (1977-09-28)
The Angels become beauty contestants to find out who is scaring off the contestants.
27 "Angel Flight" 5 October 1977 (1977-10-05)
When a college friend who teaches stewardesses is being stalked, the Angels come aboard to fly the not so friendly skies. On a training flight, a killer is loose on board the jetliner and there is no cockpit crew.
28 "Circus of Terror" 19 October 1977 (1977-10-19)
The Angels join the circus to uncover who is behind all the “accidents” that threaten to close it for good. Kelly is a stunt motorcycle rider, Sabrina is a mime and Kris goes under the knife as a knife thrower's assistant.
29 "Angel in Love" 26 October 1977 (1977-10-26)
While the Angels are tracking down clues to the murder of a health resort employee, they uncover a $2 million aircraft hijacking mystery.
30 "Unidentified Flying Angels" 2 November 1977 (1977-11-02)
UFOs, mysterious disappearances and the murder of a wealthy old lady put the Angels on the trail of a killer...from another world? Sabrina acts as a pushy Bronx reporter, Bosley and Kris as a sugar daddy and his ditzy wife, and Kelly impersonates an alien.
31 "Angels on the Air" 9 November 1977 (1977-11-09)
The Angels join a radio station’s new staff to prevent the murder of a beautiful reporter while Kris investigates a Charles Manson-like hippie.
32 "Angel Baby" 16 November 1977 (1977-11-16)
The Angels investigate a murder and discover a shocking traffic in black market babies. Sabrina is a bitchy adoptive mother, Kelly helps deliver a baby, and Kris is badly shaken as she shoots the culprit, her first time. This is the first episode where one of Charlie's Angels shoots someone, and it's Kris with the honours in this one, however the epilogue reveals he survives.
33 "Angels in the Wings" 23 November 1977 (1977-11-23)
Kris is singing “Sweet Misery” when she appears in a movie musical to help find out who is trying to kill actress Ellen Jason. (NOTE: Jaclyn Smith doubles as another actress who died under mysterious circumstances in the same soundstage, in a Phantom of the Opera-type twist. Cheryl Ladd, who launched a solo singing career during her time on the series, sings in this episode.
34 "Magic Fire" 30 November 1977 (1977-11-30)
The Angels are hired to clear magician Wendell Muse as the prime suspect in mysterious arson fires set by the “Magic Man.” Sabrina poses as a French fashion designer, Kelly a magician's daughter looking to sell the secret to a famous illusion, and Bosley and Kris perform their own magic act. They find the culprit sets fire by remote, and Sabrina's angle heats up quickly. (NOTE: Kris is unaware that during a routine that the audience member that she went to perform a trick for was Charlie!)
35 "The Sammy Davis Jr. Kidnap Caper" 7 December 1977 (1977-12-07)
The Angels become bodyguards for Sammy Davis, Jr. to protect him from further kidnapping attempts.
36 "Angels on Horseback" 21 December 1977 (1977-12-21)
The Angels go to a dude ranch to find out who has killed one of the guests.
37 "Game, Set, Death" 4 January 1978 (1978-01-04)
The Angels join the tennis circuit as top players become victims of accidents and murder.
38 "Hours of Desperation" 11 January 1978 (1978-01-11)
After two diamond crooks are double-crossed, they take Angels hostage to help the crooks retrieve their stolen diamonds.
39 "Diamond in the Rough" 18 January 1978 (1978-01-18)
The Angels are hired by Freddie the Fox to help steal back a diamond and return it to its rightful owner. The Angels travel to the Caribbean and execute an elaborate jewel heist, and Kris falls for the son of the villain.
40 "Angels in the Backfield" 25 January 1978 (1978-01-25)
The Angels tackle a bunch of crooks who are trying to knock a women’s football team out of the game! Kelly has a catfight dressed only in a towel before they discover the real reason behind the attacks.
41 "The Sandcastle Murders" 1 February 1978 (1978-02-01)
When investigating a cosmetics company, the Angels must stop a strangler obsessed with blue-eyed blonde women or Kris will be his next victim. (NOTE: Contains a harrowing Strangers on a Train finale at a merry-go-round.)
42 "Angel Blues" 8 February 1978 (1978-02-08)
The Angels retrace the steps surrounding the mysterious death of a country-western singer. As Sabrina and Kelly uncover the clues and events that led up the singer's death, the killers work to cover their tracks and Kris, posing as a reporter, rides with the cab driver who was the last to see her alive.
43 "Mother Goose is Running for His Life" 15 February 1978 (1978-02-15)
Deadly toys are appearing at the Mother Goose Toy Company and it's up to the Angels to solve the case. Kris impersonates a life-sized rag doll.
44 "Little Angels of the Night" 22 February 1978 (1978-02-22)
The Angels go undercover in the twilight world of vice to discover why three beautiful call girls have been murdered. They find an unlikely link between the apartment complex where the victims live and the restaurant across the street. Kris fits the profile of the dead girls and finds herself trapped with the psychotic killer.
45 "The Jade Trap" 1 March 1978 (1978-03-01)
The Angels solve two cases: A beautiful millionaire plays with fire when she betrays a playboy and the Angels have to smoke out her killer. At the same luxury residence, a cat burglar is making the rounds. Unfortunately the killer and cat burglar cross paths when they see each other. Kris poses as a Swedish movie star and Bosley complicates the case when acting as an auctioneer, he sells a valuable jade item meant as bait.
46 "Angels on the Run" 3 May 1978 (1978-05-03)
An aspiring singer hires the Angels to find her philandering husband who has disappeared. Unbeknownst to him, jewel thieves hid a fortune in jewels in his truck cargo, which he left with one of his several girlfriends, and the thieves kidnap him to get the jewels back. Now Kelly must step in for the singer, and when she's kidnapped as well, the other Angels must track her before her cover is blown. (NOTE: The sign outside the Backwoods Café mentions a performance by The Lakso Trio, referring to Edward J. Lakso and his daughter Laurie, who contributed the story idea for this episode.)
47 "Antique Angels" 10 May 1978 (1978-05-10)
A space age fuel is stolen and the Angels track down the thieves to an antique car rally, where they pose as Keystone Cops. Bosley flips over a lovely lady enrolled in the rally.