Charlie's Angels

Season 2 Episode 26

Antique Angels

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM May 10, 1978 on ABC
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Episode Summary

When the only clue to the theft of two canisters of the space age fuel are the tire tracks of a car designed in the 1920s, the investigation leads to a nearby antique car rally where the Angels and Bosley masquerade as Keystone Kops in order to recover the highly radioactive gas.moreless

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  • Keystone Cop Angels

    The Angels are assigned a case that involved locating radioactive fuel and returning it to their client.

    The Angels and Bosely were able to get an imprinted tire track to narrow the list of Antique cars.

    The Angels went undercover as magazine reporters for antique cars. They were able to get information as to when the applicants were entered into the rally.

    Things started to get more exciting when Kris was taken hostage by the suspects. Bosely, Kelly, and Sabrina have an all out car chase just like the Keystone Cops chasing after the gangsters. The chase end with the Angels apprehending the suspects and returning the fuel to their client.moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • After Kris has been kidnapped, while Kelly is walking around alone, the band in the background plays the anthem "Hammonia", which is the official state song of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Germany).

  • QUOTES (8)

    • Kelly: Are you okay? (kneeling beside Kris)
      Kris: I'm great.
      Kelly: (putting Kris' hat on her and it falls over her eyes) Oh, good there.
      Kris: (after Kelly unties her hands) Will you do me a favor?
      Kelly: Yeah. You name it.
      Kris: (takes hat off) You see this lovely hat. (holding it out in front of her) Can I burn it.
      Kelly: Uh huh.
      Kris: I hate this hat. (Kelly and Kris both laugh)

    • Sabrina: (referring to Nichols) Well, once a cheater, always a cheater, huh?

    • Announcer: Marshall. Hendricks. 1929 Cadillac. Theme: Bank robbers.
      Marshall: Right.
      Announcer: (looking back at a terrified Kris) Who's she?
      Marshall: Well we had to take a hostage.
      Announcer: Hostage?
      Marshall: When we robbed the bank. We had to take a hostage.
      Announcer: Oh. (looking at Kris again) She really looks scared. You people are terrific.

    • Sabrina: Pardon me, (stepping on Carl Nichols' car) sir. I hear your engine has been stolen. Ah well I see they've put it back. (tipping her hat) Fear of the law, no doubt.

    • Kelly: (pulling up her costume) Keystone Cops?
      Bosley: Yeah. I always did feel Charlie had a somewhat droll sense of humor.
      Kris: Well, it does fit the car that he sent us. (putting on her hat and laughing as it covers her eyes) Too bad they don't fit us.

    • Kelly: Your smart and you're handsome but you're not rich. Two out of three ain't bad.

    • Jeffers: I used to be a financial consultant for a stock brokerage firm.
      Kelly: Used to be?
      Jeffers: I made the mistake of following my own advice on some stocks.
      Kelly: Fall down and go boom?

    • Kris: You know I wonder what kind of costumes Charlie sent out.
      Bosley: I don't know. Something appropriate for this old relic. I suppose.
      Kris: Oh, Bosley. I don't think you're an old relic... yet!
      Bosley: (turning around in the drivers seat and laughing) Very amusing. Very amusing.

  • NOTES (1)

    • Antique Angels was based on a story written by Lee Travis, the wife of series producer Ed Lakso. Travis and Lakso met while Lakso was casting the second season episode Angel Flight, in which Travis played a character named "Too Tall Paula."