List of Charlie's Angels episodes

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This article is about the original 1976–1981 version of the show. For the 2011 version, see Charlie's Angels (2011 TV series).

A list of episodes for Charlie's Angels (1976–1981).

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 23 March 21, 1976 (1976-03-21) May 4, 1977 (1977-05-04)
2 24 September 14, 1977 (1977-09-14) May 10, 1978 (1978-05-10)
3 22 September 13, 1978 (1978-09-13) May 16, 1979 (1979-05-16)
4 25 September 12, 1979 (1979-09-12) May 7, 1980 (1980-05-07)
5 16 November 30, 1980 (1980-11-30) June 24, 1981 (1981-06-24)


Season 1 (1976-77)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Charlie's Angels" March 21, 1976 (1976-03-21)

Charles "Charlie" Townsend's client wants to prove that a missing vineyard owner, Vince Le Maire, was murdered by his second wife and his foreman. The Angels set up a sophisticated caper in which Kelly Garrett and Sabrina Duncan pose as the wealthy heiress and Jill Munroe as dowdy secretary and backwoods gunslinger.

Guest stars: David Ogden Stiers, Diana Muldaur, John Lehne, Bo Hopkins, and Tommy Lee Jones.
2 "Hellride" September 22, 1976 (1976-09-22)
Sabrina becomes a race car driver, John Bosley, a preacher, Jill, his daughter and Kelly a reporter to learn why a woman driver lost control of her car and died in a flaming wreck.
3 "The Mexican Connection" September 29, 1976 (1976-09-29)
Charlie assigns the girls to find the saboteurs of a charter plane carrying a cache of heroin. Jill becomes a swimming instructor for the daughter of a wealthy Mexican businessman when they travel south of the border, their mission known only to the surviving pilot of the ill-fated flight. (NOTE: This is the only episode Farrah Fawcett-Majors wears a swimsuit.)
4 "Night of the Strangler" October 13, 1976 (1976-10-13)

Charlie counts on Kelly’s striking resemblance to a fashion model who was a victim in a series of rag doll stranglings. The wife of a well-known fashion designer is the next victim.

Guest star: Richard Mulligan
5 "Angels in Chains" October 20, 1976 (1976-10-20)

The Angels investigate a country prison farm and a nearby small-town sheriff. Sabrina, Kelly, and Jill deliberately get stopped for speeding; when the sheriff 'finds' drugs he's planted in their car, they're sentenced by a kangaroo court to unusually long terms at the nearby prison farm. Once there, they discover that the authorities are partners in an extortion-prostitution scheme. Young women without relatives are arrested and jailed on trumped-up violations. Guest star: David Huddleston

In 2009, TV Guide ranked this episode #79 on its list of the 100 Greatest Episodes.[1]
6 "Target: Angels" October 27, 1976 (1976-10-27)

An unknown assassin tries to kill Jill, Kelly and Sabrina. The pressure intensifies, forcing the girls to withdraw from their lives (Kelly breaking up with her boyfriend, played by Tom Selleck) and take the only sure refuge they know: Charlie's gated mansion. Their anticipation at the prospect of seeing Charlie for the first time dims when they suddenly realize they have led the killer to his real target — Charlie.

Guest stars: Tom Selleck, Michael Bell, and John Agar
7 "The Killing Kind" November 3, 1976 (1976-11-03)

Charlie calls on the Angels to solve the murder of the daughter of an old friend. In their quest to solve the killing, the three (Kelly posing as a magazine photographer, Jill as a tennis instructor and Sabrina as a guest) infiltrate an exclusive hotel-resort. They soon learn that the owner is an underworld figure who, after turning state’s evidence and getting a new identity as part of the government’s “witness relocation” program, has built a new criminal empire for himself.

Guest stars: Robert Loggia, and Joseph Ruskin
8 "To Kill an Angel" November 10, 1976 (1976-11-10)

Kelly takes Skip, an autistic little boy, on an outing to an amusement park. When away for a few moments, two hired killers bump into Skip after they have just murdered a man. One of the killers drops his gun near Skip who accidentally shoots Kelly and runs away. Kelly is hospitalized with a minor head wound and Sabrina and Jill take up the search for Skip, trying to find his whereabouts using clues from his favorite nursery rhyme. The killers visit Kelly in the hospital and learn the clues as well, determined to silence Skip before the Angels can rescue him. (NOTE: The girl who drives Skip to the beach wears a T-shirt sporting another Aaron Spelling- Leonard Goldberg production, "Starsky and Hutch". As Spelling and Goldberg were executive producers of that series as well as "Charlie's Angels", they were given the rights to use the T-shirt.)

Guest star: Robert Donner
9 "Lady Killer" November 24, 1976 (1976-11-24)

Jill becomes a candidate for the centerfold of “Feline Magazine”, hoping to tempt the hand of the murderer of two previous models. There are many suspects on the magazine’s staff and the infighting is so intense that attempts on the lives of undercover employees Kelly and Sabrina further cloud the investigation, including a water bed wired to electrocute Sabrina.

Guest stars: Hugh O'Brian, and Alan Fudge
10 "Bullseye" December 1, 1976 (1976-12-01)

A recruit in the Women's Army Corps is shot to death on the firing range and Charlie’s Angels are assigned to investigate. Bosley works undercover as a civilian researcher with Sabrina as an Army nurse and Jill and Kelly as new enlistees. A military physician and a cruel drill instructor are discovered to be purchasing large quantities of cheap, inactive drugs and reselling them to the Army at top quality retail prices.

Guest star: L.Q. Jones
11 "Consenting Adults" December 8, 1976 (1976-12-08)
A prostitute supplied by a computer dating service keeps an antique dealer preoccupied while his store is burgled of priceless art objects. One of the stolen items is stuffed with smuggled diamonds belonging to a ruthless crime syndicate boss. Enraged, the kingpin kidnaps the antique dealer and the Angels enter the case. Jill infiltrates the dating service posing as a hooker but finds that the prostitute has led the crime boss to the diamonds. In a last-ditch effort, the Angels steal the chief’s championship racehorse and he agrees to turn over the diamonds in exchange for his horse.
12 "The Séance" December 15, 1976 (1976-12-15)

A rich widow hires the Angels to solve the mystery of the repeated disappearances of her jewelry. When they learn the lady manages her affairs through a medium, they track down prime suspect, Madame Dorian. Kelly assumes the identity of a rich Texas widow, Jill becomes her friend, and Bosley, their French chauffeur. Unbeknownst to the others, Madame Dorian’s male assistant hypnotizes Kelly to get financial information from her.

Guest star: Rene Auberjonois
13 "Angels on Wheels" December 22, 1976 (1976-12-22)

Jill becomes the star of a roller derby team when she goes undercover to investigate the mysterious death of skating champ Karen Jason, who is killed after being forced over the guardrail and into the audience during a rough and tumble race. Charlie’s client believes Karen was murdered, despite the police report stating that the death was accidental. In search of clues, Sabrina poses as a state insurance investigator, Kelly as a pushy writer for a national magazinen and Jill romances the team owner.

Guest star: Dick Sargent
14 "Angel Trap" January 5, 1977 (1977-01-05)

Jericho (played by guest star Fernando Lamas), a paradoxically gentle man who was a World War II French Underground assassin, is the prime suspect when a former member of his old liberationist team is killed. From Jericho’s ex-girlfriend, the Angels learn that he intends to eliminate all of the members of his old French Underground team. In an attempt to capture Jericho before he can carry out his plans, Sabrina poses as the girlfriend of Kamden, the next likely victim, and Jill sets up an “accidental” meeting with Jericho. Jill soon finds it difficult to keep her mind on the job as she becomes emotionally involved with the romantic killer.

Guest stars: Fernando Lamas, and Jim Jansen
15 "The Big Tap-Out" January 12, 1977 (1977-01-12)

When notorious gambler-thief Roy David is suspected of burglarizing a securities company of $40,000, the Angels are called into the case to convict him of the crime. Sabrina and Bosley dupe the gambler into betting nearly half of the loot on a losing horse at the racetrack. Jill then tricks him into losing his remaining money at the gambling tables. With David penniless and desperate, the Angels make it easy for him to follow his usual burglary pattern. In front of startled eyes, they stage a hit-and-run accident in which Jill is apparently killed with detailed floor plans and safe combinations to the casino in her possession. David steals the plans and immediately sets up a burglary.

Guest star: Richard Romanus
16 "Angels on a String" January 19, 1977 (1977-01-19)

An international political leader is abducted and a double substituted for him at a world conference being held at a resort where the Angels are vacationing. Having met the leader earlier, Sabrina knows something is wrong. Soon, the girls discover that the culprits plan to have their impostor deliver a false, radicalized, seemingly irrational keynote address.

Guest stars: Theodore Bikel, and Charles Cyphers
17 "Dirty Business" February 2, 1977 (1977-02-02)
A legitimate business is targeted for arson and the Angels are called in to investigate. Soon, they discover that the corporation is actually a front for a pornographic film studio-and that the studio films the after-hour activities of wealthy people and then blackmails them into investing. As the scheme becomes apparent, the Angels discover something worse than simple pornography: The Pornographic film, “Sally in Sin City”, shows proof of someone being where he shouldn't be.
18 "The Vegas Connection" February 9, 1977 (1977-02-09)

Cass Harper assures young girls of a lucrative job in a Las Vegas nightclub chorus line, in exchange for sideline prostitution. Since many chorus girls end up marrying wealthy gamblers, his con scheme works extremely well at both ends. When any of his showgirl-prostitutes marry into wealth, Harper blackmails them with photographs of their past exploits. That is, until one of his blackmail victims hire the Angels to put a stop to his setup. Jill and Kelly become aspiring showgirls for the investigation and Bosley poses as a high-rolling spending looking for a good time.

Guest star: Michael Callan
19 "Terror on Ward One" February 16, 1977 (1977-02-16)
Jill and Kelly pose as student nurses at the hospital and Sabrina as a local writer preparing a story on a mysterious attacker in a hospital. Bosley is admitted as a surgical patient. All clues begin to point to the chief surgeon cited in the malpractice suit in which a man died, who displays erratic behavior due to his excessive use of amphetamines. Then the Angels learn another staffer is the son of the man who died in the malpractice suit.
20 "Dancing in the Dark" February 23, 1977 (1977-02-23)
A lonely widow is blackmailed after a short affair with a gigolo she met at her dance classes. Jill masquerades as a disco-dance instructor, Sabrina as a rich but socially inept heiress and Kelly as a replacement photographer, supposedly sent by the blackmailer’s shutterbug. When Sabrina pretends to succumb to the gigolo’s charms, Kelly photographs the compromising position and Bosley then shows up as the irate but blackmailed father.
21 "I Will Be Remembered" March 9, 1977 (1977-03-09)

Aging actress Gloria Gibson seems to be losing her mind, reliving the death scenes from her old movies. Kelly gets a job as an extra in Miss Gibson’s “comeback” film, Sabrina poses as the leading lady’s secretary, and Jill pretends to be a magazine writer, covering the picture. Several attempts are made to kill the actress and the girls during the filming.

Guest star: Ida Lupino
22 "Angels at Sea" March 23, 1977 (1977-03-23)

In a series of “accidents” aboard a cruise ship, a young couple is murdered. The Angels take a trip to Hawaii to investigate for the ship’s owner, who is on the verge of bankruptcy.

Guest stars: Frank Gorshin, and Harold J. Stone
23 "The Blue Angels" May 4, 1977 (1977-05-04)

When two men are found dead in a massage parlor, the Angels are called in to investigate the policeman who reported the crime. Sabrina goes undercover on the vice squad as an assistant to the officer who is suspected of extorting money from massage parlor owners. Kelly signs up for the police academy to locate two suspicious recruits and Jill reopens the massage parlor where the murders took place. The officer-suspect calls on Jill to extort money. This was Farrah Fawcett-Majors' last episode as a regular.

Guest stars: Dirk Benedict, Ed Lauter, Joanna Kerns, and Michael Bell

Season 2 (1977–78)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
24 "Angels in Paradise ^" September 14, 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.

Guest stars: France Nuyen, Art Metrano, Norman Fell, Cliff Emmich, Al Harrington, Pat Suzuki and Don Ho
25 "Angels on Ice ^" September 21, 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.

Guest stars: Harvey Jason, Edward Andrews, James Gammon, Lee Delano, Timothy Carey, Jim Backus, Phil Silvers, Erik Kilpatrick and Paul Wexler
26 "Pretty Angels All in a Row" September 28, 1977 (1977-09-28)

The Angels become beauty contestants to find out who is scaring off the contestants.

Guest stars: Burton Gilliam, Steve Franken, Patricia Barry, Bill McIntyre, Don Starr and Dana Kimmell
27 "Angel Flight" October 5, 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.

Guest stars: Robert Gentry, Marshall Thompson and Philip Roth
28 "Circus of Terror" October 19, 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.

Guest stars: James Darren, Denny Miller, Patty Maloney, Marvin Kaplan, Read Morgan, Charles Tyner, Tom Reese, and Ramon Bieri
29 "Angel in Love" October 26, 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.

Guest stars: Peter Haskell, Carole Cook, Tom Simcox, Charlie Picerni, and Amanda McBroom
30 "Unidentified Flying Angels" November 2, 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.

Guest stars: Ross Martin, Ernestine Barrier and Nancy Cameron
31 "Angels on the Air" November 9, 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.

Guest stars: Nicolas Coster and Linda Dano
32 "Angel Baby" November 16, 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, however the epilogue reveals he survives.

Guest stars: Edward Winter, John Karlen, Scott Colomby, and Sunny Johnson
33 "Angels in the Wings" November 23, 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.)

Guest stars: Gene Barry, Michael Fox, Nehemiah Persoff, Michael Fairman, Hal Needham and Tony Epper
34 "Magic Fire" November 30, 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!)

Guest stars: Victoria Carroll and Howard Witt
35 "The Sammy Davis Jr. Kidnap Caper" December 7, 1977 (1977-12-07)

The Angels become bodyguards for Sammy Davis, Jr. to protect him from further kidnapping attempts.

Guest stars: Sammy Davis, Jr. (in a dual role), Norman Alden, Robert Pine, Altovise Davis, Martin Kove, Lee de Broux, Hari Rhodes and Betty McGuire
36 "Angels on Horseback" December 21, 1977 (1977-12-21)

The Angels go to a dude ranch to find out who has killed one of the guests.

Guest stars: Angel Tompkins, Woodrow Parfrey, William Phipps, James Sikking, Ted Markland, Buddy Joe Hooker and Hal Riddle
37 "Game, Set, Death" January 4, 1978 (1978-01-04)

The Angels join the tennis circuit as top players become victims of accidents and murder.

Guest stars: Bibi Besch, Larry Block, Tiffany Bolling, George Caldwell, and David Hayman
38 "Hours of Desperation" January 11, 1978 (1978-01-11)

After two diamond crooks are double-crossed, they take Angels hostage to help the crooks retrieve their stolen diamonds.

Guest stars: Stanley Kamel, Peter Palmer, John Quade, Taurean Blacque, Paul Sorensen and Barbara Baldavin
39 "Diamond in the Rough" January 18, 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.

Guest stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Sid Haig, Bert Remsen, René Enríquez, Michael Evans and John Winston
40 "Angels in the Backfield" January 25, 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.

Guest stars: Garn Stephens and L. Q. Jones
41 "The Sandcastle Murders" February 1, 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.)

Guest stars: Alan Feinstein, Melody Thomas Scott, John Crawford, Bibi Osterwald, Hunter von Leer, Steve Sandor and Jason Evers
42 "Angel Blues" February 8, 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.

Guest stars: Bill Quinn, Vincent Schiavelli, Steve Gravers, Tim Rossovich and Lynne Marta
43 "Mother Goose is Running for His Life" February 15, 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.

Guest stars: Murray Matheson, Clifford David, Don Knight, Bobbi Jordan, Eldon Quick and John Roselius
44 "Little Angels of the Night" February 22, 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.

Guest stars: Paul Cavonis, Denise Galik, Michael Warren, James Mitchell and Rod Colbin
45 "The Jade Trap" March 1, 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.

Guest stars: Barry Bostwick, Dirk Benedict, Victoria Shaw, Irene Hervey, Lurene Tuttle and Joan Leslie
46 "Angels on the Run" May 3, 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.)

Guest stars: Craig T. Nelson, Carole Mallory, Belinda Balaski, Bill Duke, Elaine Joyce, Alex Courtney, and Judy Landers
47 "Antique Angels" May 10, 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.

Guest stars: Kenneth Tigar, Ken Scott, and Mala Powers

Season 3 (1978–79)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
48 "Angels in Vegas" September 13, 1978 (1978-09-13)

When violent and suspicious deaths strike his closest friends, a casino boss hires the Angels to go undercover at the Tropicana Casino in Las Vegas. The Angels must discover the culprit behind the series of mysterious murders before it's too late.

Guest stars: Robert Urich (who plays his Dan Tanna character from Vega$), Dean Martin, Scatman Crothers, Vic Morrow, Dick Sargent, Michael Conrad, Herb Edelman and James Hong
49 "Angel Come Home" September 20, 1978 (1978-09-20)

The Angels begin some high gear sleuthing when a car explosion kills Jill's fiancé and she becomes the next target in this high-speed adventure. This episode marks the first of six return guest appearances of Farrah Fawcett-Majors, reprising her role as Jill Munroe. Note: There were constant changes of hairstyles and clothes in each scene in this episode.

Guest stars: Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Stephen Collins, Horst Buchholz, Dolly Read and Jackie Stewart (as himself)
50 "Angel on High" September 27, 1978 (1978-09-27)

The Angels are hired by their wheelchair-bound client to find his potential heir. The case takes them to the Reno Air Show where Kelly not only finds romance, but kidnappers, too.

Guest stars: Bert Freed, Annalee Jefferies and Johnny Seven
51 "Angels in Springtime" October 11, 1978 (1978-10-11)

When a famous stage actress is electrocuted at an exclusive women’s spa, the Angels are hired to capture the murderer and find a missing manuscript. Kris is an aerobics instructor, Sabrina a chef, and Kelly a guest. The Angels know they're on the right trail when Kris gets locked in a sauna and Bosley has to stage a power outage to gain entrance to the exclusive women only resort.

Guest stars: Nancy Parsons, Joan Hotchkis, Marie Windsor and Mercedes McCambridge
52 "Winning is for Losers" October 18, 1978 (1978-10-18)

When an ambitious Professional golfer competing for first prize money in a high-profile tournament is suddenly shot, the Angels are brought in to solve the mystery. Kris wrestles an alligator!

Guest stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Kasem, Ray Wise, E. J. Peaker, Rita Gomez, and Buck Young
53 "Haunted Angels" October 25, 1978 (1978-10-25)

With the intent of contacting a beloved nephew who was killed four years earlier in a motorcycle accident, the Angels are hired by his aunt Claire to pose as psychics in order to uncover a possible fraud.

Guest stars: Gretchen Wyler, Linden Chiles, Roger Bowen and Peter Donat
54 "Pom Pom Angels" November 1, 1978 (1978-11-01)

One by one, three sexy cheerleaders are kidnapped by a small band of religious fanatics. In order to crack the case, the Angels must grab their pom-poms to catch the culprits behind this insidious plot.

Guest stars: Anne Francis, Lonny Chapman and Fran Ryan
55 "Angels Ahoy!" November 8, 1978 (1978-11-08)

An innocent woman is murdered after she identifies an escaped convict aboard a luxury liner. The Angels are assigned to infiltrate the ship and discover a ring that assists criminals in escaping the country. At a costume party, ballerina Kelly finally solves the case, but not before the villains try to drown her. Bosley befriends a lovely lady who turns out to be a black widow.

Guest stars: Peter Brown, Jack Murdock, Doug Sheehan, Parley Baer and Janis Paige
56 "Mother Angel" November 15, 1978 (1978-11-15)

Danger is close at the heels of the Angels as Jill joins their search for the killer of a victim who was accidentally discovered by a precocious girl.

Guest stars: Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Gary Collins, Robert Davi, Hermione Baddeley, Olivia Barash, Roy Jenson, Mike Mazurki, Peggy Rea and John Steadman
57 "Angel on My Mind" November 22, 1978 (1978-11-22)

After witnessing a murder, Kris suffers from amnesia and wanders away from the crime scene. Now it’s up to Sabrina and Kelly to find Kris before the murderer does.

Guest stars: Jonathan Frakes, Billy Barty, Michael Witney (credited as Michael Whitney) and Frank Doubleday
58 "Angels Belong in Heaven" December 6, 1978 (1978-12-06)

When an old friend is targeted to be killed, he leaves an urgent message for Charlie, warning him that someone is out to destroy one of his Angels.

Guest stars: Don Galloway, Lloyd Bochner, Eddie Firestone, Barry Quin (credited as Barry Quinn) and John Voldstad
59 "Angels in the Stretch" December 20, 1978 (1978-12-20)

A wealthy gambler is murdered at a racetrack, so the Angels go undercover and discover a scheme where a losing horse is being switched with his winning twin. Sabrina is charmed by an Irish groom, but will his involvement in the case chill their romance?

Guest stars: John David Carson, James Gammon, Richard Bakalyan, Joyce Jameson and David Hedison
60 "Angels on Vacation" January 10, 1979 (1979-01-10)

While vacationing in Arizona with Kris’s family, the Angels learn that gangsters have taken all the women in the small town hostage in exchange for one of their strongmen. The Angels dress as spinsters to attack the gangsters and free the captured women.

Guest stars: Denny Miller, Lyle Talbot, Lee Delano, John McIntire, Jeanette Nolan, Jason Wingreen and Herb Vigran
61 "Counterfeit Angels" January 24, 1979 (1979-01-24)

A devious scam is devised by three doppelganger women who pose as the Angels in order to rob a sports arena box office. The real Angels go undercover to capture their imposters when warrants are issued for their arrest.

Guest stars: Bubba Smith, Hilary Thompson, Paul Cavonis and Noah Keen
62 "Disco Angels" January 31, 1979 (1979-01-31)

When the Angels are summoned to investigate a strangulation, it leads them to the popular Freddie’s Disco where they go undercover to prevent another killing. Kris burns up the floor, but can she escape the unbalanced disc jockey?

Guest stars: Zalman King, Shera Danese, Robert Symonds, Diane McBain and Arthur Malet
63 "Terror on Skis" February 7, 1979 (1979-02-07)

When a plot of Italian extremists to kidnap the President’s Special Envoy to the United Nations unravels at the site of the World Pro-Am Ski Competition, a government agent enlists the Angels to protect the envoy. Sabrina races against time to escape from her captors and warn the other Angels of terrorist activity before time runs out.

Guest stars: Cesare Danova, Dennis Cole, Christopher George, Kathleen Nolan and Rossano Brazzi
64 "Angel in a Box" February 14, 1979 (1979-02-14)

When Kris is mysteriously kidnapped, Jill returns to town to help locate her sister but soon discovers that she was the real target for a business mogul blaming her for his son’s untimely death.

Guest stars: Farrah Fawcett-Majors, John Colicos, Perry Lopez, Bill Fletcher, and Art LaFleur
65 "Teen Angels" February 28, 1979 (1979-02-28)

When a murder occurs at a posh all-girls school, the Angels assume false identities only to discover a ring of girls involved in drug and alcohol abuse.

Guest stars: Audrey Landers, and Lori Lethin
66 "Marathon Angels" March 7, 1979 (1979-03-07)

When the Angels investigate the unusual disappearance of two participants in a marathon, Kris and Kelly join the race to literally chase down the suspects. Everyone has an angle for the highly publicized female-only race.

Guest stars: Sarah Purcell, Ronnie Schell and Walter Brooke
67 "Angels in Waiting" March 21, 1979 (1979-03-21)

Bosley becomes annoyed with being so predictable and decides to play a game with the Angels to see if they can figure out the clues to his whereabouts. Unknown to Bosley, he is actually a target for a dangerous ex-con.

Guest stars: Patricia Crowley and James Sikking
68 "Rosemary, For Remembrance" May 2, 1979 (1979-05-02)

When an ex-mobster is targeted for murder, the Angels are called in by his nephew to investigate. When the mobster's nephew meets Kris, he hopes she can find the priceless diamond necklace the mobster gave to his wife the night of the murder. But when the ex-mobster starts to think Kris is actually his wife, and he reconstructs the last night he spent with Rosemary, she finds herself thinking she's going to be murdered like the original wife Rosemary was. (NOTE: Cheryl Ladd doubles as the Prohibition-era flapper.)

Guest stars: Ramon Bieri, Robert Karnes and Barbara Tarbuck
69 "Angels Remembered" May 16, 1979 (1979-05-16)
The Angels reminisce with Bosley and Charlie about their three years of working together. (NOTE: This is Kate Jackson's final episode and is a clip show.)

Season 4 (1979–80)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
70 "Love Boat Angels" September 12, 1979 (1979-09-12)

With Sabrina getting married and expecting a baby, Tiffany Welles (Shelley Hack, in her first episode) joins the agency and the Angels track a missing fortune in ancient artifacts while on a cruise to the Virgin Islands. While on "The Love Boat", Kris falls for the main suspect who is both a thief and a Peace Corps worker. But their romance may be cut short as a crime boss is after them all. (NOTE: This is a crossover episode which combines Charlie's Angels and another Aaron Spelling-produced series, The Love Boat.)

Guest stars: Bert Convy, Bo Hopkins, Barry Sullivan, Dick Sargent, and the cast of The Love Boat
71 "Angels Go Truckin'" September 19, 1979 (1979-09-19)

The Angels learn CB lingo for a case on the road to track a hijacked million dollar cargo for an all-ladies trucking company. Kris and Tiff drive the truck trying to recreate the crime, and Kelly is a waitress at a key truck stop.

Guest stars: Joanne Linville, Royce D. Applegate, Mickey Jones, Bill Zuckert, Lucile Meredith, and Gary Grubbs
72 "Avenging Angel" September 26, 1979 (1979-09-26)

Kelly unwittingly becomes addicted to heroin when a released ex-con takes revenge on her by drugging her. His revenge is short-lived when both have to escape the clutches of the men from whom the drugs had been stolen. This is the only episode of the series to feature no involvement from John Forsythe as Charlie.

Guest stars: Steve Kanaly, Cameron Mitchell, Stephen McNally, Richard Bakalyan and Tim Rossovich
73 "Angels at the Altar" October 3, 1979 (1979-10-03)

Kelly is bridesmaid at a childhood friend's wedding. When the groom is a target in a series of near-miss kills, Kelly enlists the help of Kris, Bosley, and Tiffany. Tiff plays the violin, Boz is a bartender, and Kris masquerades as a maid.

Guest stars: Kim Cattrall, Marie Windsor, John David Carson, Robert Walker, Jr., Adrienne La Russa, Walter Brooke, Ivan Bonar, and Parley Baer
74 "Fallen Angel" October 10, 1979 (1979-10-10)

The Angels are shaken when they discover that ex-Angel Jill and her James Bond-like boyfriend Damian Roth are attempting to steal a diamond during an opera performance. Despite the Angels' pleas, Jill is determined to go through with the plan. Can they help the fallen angel? (NOTE: Farrah is back yet again, but from this point on, she is credited simply as Farrah Fawcett.)

Guest stars: Farrah Fawcett, Timothy Dalton, Marilù Tolo, Michael Delano and Gregory Itzin
75 "Caged Angel" October 31, 1979 (1979-10-31)

Kris goes undercover in a prison to investigate a death of an inmate in one of her most taxing cases. She discovers a robbery ring while Kelly and Tiffany pose as nuns to pass on some key information.

Guest stars: Shirley Stoler, Sally Kirkland, Ellen Geer, Louise Sorel, Rose Gregorio and Harry Northup
76 "Angels on the Street" November 7, 1979 (1979-11-07)

The Angels walk the wild side as prostitutes after a young music teacher is beaten by a local pimp. They find a connection between the teacher's family music school and another very hostile prostitute, who has a split personality.

Guest stars: Richard Lynch, Madlyn Rhue and Ford Rainey
77 "The Prince and the Angel" November 14, 1979 (1979-11-14)

While in town for Charlie's birthday party, Jill starts to see a charming but naive prince. But danger beckons as he is the target of an assassination plan and Jill is in the line of fire. The Angels rush to help.

Guest stars: Farrah Fawcett, Leonard Mann and Stacy Peralta (cameo)
78 "Angels on Skates" November 21, 1979 (1979-11-21)

The Angels go to Venice Beach to track down a missing skater from a roller skating rink. Kris joins the roller follies and an exciting chase down the boardwalk involves cars, bikes, and skates.

Guest stars: Rene Auberjonois, Ed Begley, Jr., Roz Kelly, Chris Mulkey, Joanna Barnes and Nicholas Worth
79 "Angels on Campus" November 28, 1979 (1979-11-28)

Tiffany and the Angels return to college when several of Tiffany's sorority sisters are kidnapped. They uncover a white slavery ring with links to a handsome professor and Tiff's college house mother.

Guest stars: Gary Collins, Nita Talbot, David Hayward, Jo Ann Pflug, Paul Cavonis and Nina Axelrod
80 "Angel Hunt" December 5, 1979 (1979-12-05)

It's "The Most Dangerous Game" as the Angels are lured to an island to be hunted down. Tiffany is the first to fall to the hunters in an attempt to seek revenge on Charlie as well.

Guest stars: Lloyd Bochner, and L. Q. Jones
81 "Cruising Angels" December 12, 1979 (1979-12-12)

Charlie's new yacht is the hiding place of a cache of gold. A cruel drug kingpin wants it back, but the Angels are in the way. Meanwhile, Bosley romances the lovely decorator of the yacht who has ties to the theft.

Guest stars: Beverly Garland, Peter Mark Richman, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., Gene Evans, and Reni Santoni
82 "Of Ghosts and Angels" January 2, 1980 (1980-01-02)

The series goes supernatural as Tiffany begins having nightmares about a mysterious lady in purple. While visiting her longtime, newlywed friend, the Angels realize that Tiffany's nightmares are an attempt to save Tiffany's friend's life. A reckoning with death is set for an elaborate costume party.

Guest stars: Robin Mattson, Virginia Gregg and R.G. Armstrong
83 "Angel's Child" January 9, 1980 (1980-01-09)

Kelly intervenes when an officer with whom she's working is discovered to abuse his son. Just as things start to improve in the family, the gang tied to the case kidnap Kelly and the boy.

Guest stars: Simon Oakland, Michael Witney and John Zaremba
84 "One of Our Angels is Missing" January 16, 1980 (1980-01-16)

Kris flies to Phoenix to act as bait to lure a man back to Los Angeles. When she learns he's a serial rapist and murderer, she's determined to finish the case. On the drive back to Los Angeles, they have a deadly confrontation at an abandoned mine in the desert.

Guest stars: Jonathan Goldsmith, Don "Red" Barry, Warren Berlinger and Marc Alaimo
85 "Catch a Falling Angel" January 23, 1980 (1980-01-23)

The Angels investigate the road of broken dreams to look for a girl suspected of falling into the world of pornography as well as her missing fiance. They find the fiance is dead and Kris, posing as a starlet, is next.

Guest star: Sully Boyar
86 "Homes $weet Homes" January 30, 1980 (1980-01-30)

Elegant mansions are being looted; Kris goes undercover at the suspicious Kingsbrook realty company. With Tiff posing as a seller with a collection of valuable letters, and Boz and Kelly as buyers, can they break up the crime ring before Kris gets into hot water?

Guest stars: Richard Gautier, Sherry Jackson and Vito Scotti.
87 "Dancin' Angels" February 6, 1980 (1980-02-06)

The Angels investigate several deaths at a ballroom dancing competition. The suspects range from the shady owners of the dance hall, a hot-headed competitor and his underage partner, and the suave band leader.

Guest stars: Cesar Romero, Norman Alden, Lee Delano and Brad Maule
88 "Harrigan's Angel" February 20, 1980 (1980-02-20)

The Angels are hired to solve an electronics theft, with their client insisting on them having a partner: private eye Harry Harrigan. However, Kris has to get Harrigan off the sauce to effectively solve the case.

Guest stars: Howard Duff, Robert Englund, Ed Nelson and Michael Cavanaugh
89 "An Angel's Trail" February 27, 1980 (1980-02-27)

Jill is in the wrong place at the wrong time and kidnapped by a family of criminals on the lam. The Angels fly to Arizona to track her as the family makes a dangerous off-road escape through wilderness. (NOTE: This is Farrah Fawcett's final episode.)

Guest stars: John Dennis Johnston, L. Q. Jones, Tracey Walter, John Lupton
90 "Nips and Tucks" March 5, 1980 (1980-03-05)

Tiffany poses as a nurse at a plastic surgeon's clinic after receiving a tip that a wanted convict has checked in to get a new face. Kelly works on the case from the outside, while Bosley checks into the clinic for a consultation, and Kris poses as his vain, socialite wife.

Guest stars: Louis Jourdan, Joanna Pettet and Tab Hunter
91 "Three for the Money" March 21, 1980 (1980-03-21)

The Angels outsmart a conman for revenge for three separate clients with three separate cons involving Mexican artifacts, a broken down Rolls-Royce, and political graft.

Guest stars: Michael Pataki and Carol Bruce
92 "Toni's Boys" April 2, 1980 (1980-04-02)

When the Angels are marked for murder, Charlie hires his gal pal Toni and her three male detectives to protect the girls. A battle of the sexes ensues that the Angels may not mind losing. (NOTE: This episode was a backdoor pilot for a spin-off called "Toni's Boys", which never became a series.)

Guest stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Loggia, Stephen Shortridge, Bob Seagren, Roz Kelly, Andy Romano and Tricia O'Neil
93 "One Love...Two Angels (Part 1)" April 30, 1980 (1980-04-30)

Kelly is contacted by a lawyer who believes she is the daughter of a wealthy hotelier and heiress to millions. She travels to San Diego to meet him, and just as she begins to accept her new identity, he dies under mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile, both she and Kris fall for the lawyer.

Guest stars: Patrick Duffy, Robert Reed, Ray Milland, Lynne Marta, Simon Scott and Harry Townes
94 "One Love...Two Angels (Part 2)" May 7, 1980 (1980-05-07)

After an attempt on her life, Kelly hires Charlie to confirm her new identity. Kris and Kelly clash over their love triangle, and both are devastated when the lawyer dies. Finally, Tiffany and Bosley solve the case, learning Kelly's new cousin arranged the deaths so he could profit from a land deal to sell the hotel. (NOTE: This was Shelley Hack's final episode, and the only two-part episode to air as two separate episodes instead of a two-hour special.)

Guest stars: Patrick Duffy, Robert Reed, Lynne Marta, Simon Scott and Harry Townes

Season 5 (1980–81)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
95 "Angel in Hiding ^" November 30, 1980 (1980-11-30)

With Tiffany returning to Boston, streetsmart Julie Rogers is introduced as a model who works for a talent agency linked to drugs, prostitution, and death. The Angels join forces with Julie who proves her worth well enough to be offered a job at the Townsend Agency. This episode marks the first appearance of Tanya Roberts as Julie Rogers, the only Angel not to graduate from the Police Academy.

Guest stars: Dack Rambo, Jack Albertson, Christopher Lee, and Charlie Picerni
96 "To See an Angel Die" November 30, 1980 (1980-11-30)

The Angels travel to the new Hawaii branch of Townsend Associates. Soon after their arrival, Kris is kidnapped by Tom Grainger and his two children, who claim she's responsible for Mrs. Grainger's death. This episode completed a three-hour Charlie's Angels marathon to mark the beginning of the fifth and final season, which started late due to a Screen Actors Guild strike.

Guest stars: Jane Wyman, and Cameron Mitchell
97 "Angels of the Deep" December 7, 1980 (1980-12-07)

The Angels put on their bikinis and scuba gear to investigate a shipwreck holding a fortune in drugs.

Guest stars: Anne Francis, Sonny Bono
98 "Island Angels" December 14, 1980 (1980-12-14)

The Angels learn murder never takes a holiday when Julie identifies a member of the Red Circle terrorist group who plans to assassinate diplomat Eric Nillson.

Guest stars: Barbi Benton, Lyle Waggoner, Richard Jaeckel, Randolph Mantooth, and Soon-Tek Oh
99 "Waikiki Angels" January 4, 1981 (1981-01-04)

The Angels go undercover as lifeguards to catch a gang of dune buggy drivers who are terrorizing a local beach and who are likely to be behind the disappearance of a congressman's daughter.

Guest stars: Dan Haggerty, Richard Anderson, Soon-Tek Oh, Ed Byrnes, Patrick Wayne as Steve Walters, and Zulu as Kono
100 "Hula Angels" January 11, 1981 (1981-01-11)

When a club owner and a number of go-go dancers are kidnapped, the Angels are brought in to find them.

Guest stars: Gene Barry, Patricia Crowley, Joanna Cassidy, William Bryant, and Soon-Tek Oh
101 "Moonshinin' Angels" January 24, 1981 (1981-01-24)

Back from Hawaii, the Angels go country to investigate an old feud between two rival moonshiners who recall the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Kris learns to be a still master, Kelly runs the liquor, and Julie is a diner waitress to track the third party igniting the war. Will the Angels stop the war and reunite the Romeo and Juliet young lovers?

Guest stars: Dennis Fimple, Andrew Duggan, and Dabbs Greer
102 "He Married an Angel" January 31, 1981 (1981-01-31)

The Angels track a handsome conman. When they discover his next target is an awkward mafia daughter, Kris poses as a con artist as well to gain his trust. With Kelly as the woman's friend and Julie contacting the Mafia don, the Angels return their client's money and the conman hears unexpected wedding bells.

Guest stars: David Hedison, and Harold J. Stone
103 "Taxi Angels" February 7, 1981 (1981-02-07)

Dangerous accidents are causing terror at the Archer Cab Company, and the Angels are hired to solve the case. Kelly is a driver, Julie, a dispatcher, and Kris, a rollerskating waitress at a nearby drive-in. The find a link to a tragic accident in the company's past. But when an innocent suspect dies, Kelly rushes to catch the killer before she gets taken for a ride.

Guest stars: Sally Kirkland, Robert Costanzo, and Norman Alden
104 "Angel on the Line" February 14, 1981 (1981-02-14)
The Angels investigate a murder at the singles bar, 'The Hot Line Club', where customers contact each other anonymously by phone. Kelly is chosen as the next target of the killer, who stalks her at home as well. With the help of the club entertainer Margo, Kelly dresses to kill...or be killed.
105 "Chorus Line Angels" February 21, 1981 (1981-02-21)

Cast and crew members of a Broadway-style review start disappearing, so the Angels investigate the rehearsals. Kris is a reporter, Julie, an agent, and Kelly stars as the lead dancer. They discover a plot to close the show before it even opens. This is the only episode to be directed by one of the stars, and David Doyle does directing duties for this one.

Guest star: Michael Callan
106 "Stuntwomen Angels" February 28, 1981 (1981-02-28)

A phantom archer is sabotaging stunts on several films at Mammoth Studios, so the Angels become stunt women to infiltrate the set. They discover someone obsessed with Errol Flynn, and just as they think the case is solved, Kelly finds there is a second archer shooting arrows.

Guest stars: Pat Cooper, and Denny Miller
107 "Attack Angels" June 3, 1981 (1981-06-03)

The Angels are on the job where top executives are being killed by a hypnotist who uses young women as the killers. Kris and Kelly are junior executives, and Julie poses as an executive assistant for Reardon, the firm supplying the young women. But Reardon blows Julie's cover and trains her to kill Charlie's client immediately!

Guest stars: Eric Braeden, Barbara Luna, David Sheiner, and Dr. Joyce Brothers
108 "Angel on a Roll" June 10, 1981 (1981-06-10)

When a computer programmer puts on a variety of disguises to rob multiple ATMs, Kris travels to Las Vegas and poses as an adventuress to lure him back to Los Angeles. Meanwhile, they are both pursued by an irrational casino owner.

Guest stars: Stephen Liska, and Joseph Sirola
109 "Mr. Galaxy" June 17, 1981 (1981-06-17)

The Angels are hired to protect bodybuilder Ron Gates during the Mr. Galaxy competition. A number of suspects add tension leading to a tense finale at the contest.

Guest stars: Joseph Ruskin, and Allan Graf
110 "Let Our Angel Live" June 24, 1981 (1981-06-24)
After Kelly is shot in the line of duty, Kris, Bos, and Julie reminisce about their most challenging cases. We finally get to see Charlie's face in the closing moments — well, almost, but not quite, because he is obscured by a surgeon's cap and mask! (Clip show)

^ These episodes originally aired as two-hour episodes and count as one episode, as per the network numbering system. In syndication, these episodes are often split into two separate episodes.


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