Meodia.com writes, "The 1980’s was an interesting decade. The Soviet Union began to crumble, the Berlin Wall came down, MTV debuted and actually showed music videos, Ferris Bueller took a day off, and Michael Jackson was still black. In 1983, a showed debuted on NBC. The show’s opening said it all: “In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn't commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire... the A-Team.” And with those words, one of the 80’s greatest pop culture phenomenons took off. Twenty-seven years and quite a few trips through development hell later, The A-Team is finally on the big screen."