Charlie's Angels (1976–1981)
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Marathon Angels 

After the mysterious disappearances of two women who were participating in a marathon as a promotional tool, Kris & Kelly enter the race as a part of their investigation & wind up having to chase the suspects on foot.


Bob Kelljan


Ivan Goff (created by), Ben Roberts (created by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Jackson ... Sabrina Duncan
Jaclyn Smith ... Kelly Garrett
Cheryl Ladd ... Kris Munroe
David Doyle ... John Bosley
Sarah Purcell ... Millicent Krail
Danuta Wesley ... Helga Jonson
Ronnie Schell ... Ernie Flack
Edward Walsh Edward Walsh ... George Tolan
Ernesto Macias ... Castor (as Eric Mason)
Walter Brooke ... Twilliger
Beth Specht Beth Specht ... Jane Marshall
Karen Specht Karen Specht ... Jan Marshall
Suzanne Niles ... June Marshall
Elizabeth Norman Elizabeth Norman ... Lashi Hassir
Andre Philippe Andre Philippe ... Hassir


After reporting the incident to the police, Helga Jonson enters the agency office to hire the Angels to find her business partner and friend, Sylvia Laven, both of who were attacked by two men in masks when they were just out for a run, with Sylvia abducted by them in the process. The Angels learn that the run was in preparation for the two to be part of a stunt event called "Twilliger's Twenty", where Mr. Twilliger of Twilliger's Togs sportswear has hired twenty attractive and fit women to run a fifteen mile staggered start race through the streets of Los Angeles wearing his running clothes, each woman completing the race paid $1,000, with the winner to receive $5,000. Initially only a starting point in their investigation, the Angels and Bosley believe the race has something to do with Sylvia's abduction. By race time, another entrant, Sally Cole, has also not shown up, they further believing Sally also abducted. Beyond the other seventeen runners who may have tried to eliminate the... Written by Huggo

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English | Latin

Release Date:

7 March 1979 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Kate Jackson refused to run braless in this episode, which was one of the reasons she was let go at the end of the season. She had also refused to wear bikinis and was constantly putting the show down as fluff, once saying it was "... so light it would take a week to get to the floor if you dropped it from the ceiling." See more »


The roster of runners shows that the names of the sisters is "Croft" but they are called "Craft" in the show and in the end credits. See more »


Kelly Garrett: You think the gate guard's gonna buy this? 20A and 20B?
John Bosley: Well, if he says anything, tell him you're part of an entry. You know, like in a horse race.
Kris Munroe: Yeah, but what if he doesn't know from entries? Then what do we do?
John Bosley: You're in running clothes, outrun him.
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References The Gong Show (1976) See more »


I've Got the Gun Right Here
Written by Edward J. Lakso
Performed by Karen Specht, Beth Specht & Suzanne Niles
[Jane, June and Jan sing the song when they are interviewed by Millicent Krail]
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30 August 2018 | by watzlafSee all my reviews

May be one of the worst episodes of any TV show ever.

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