Guns on TV: Top 12 Shows
Television technology may have changed dramatically since the early days of grainy black & white broadcasts, but American culture has always been influenced by its content—much of which prominently features firearms. AmericanRifleman.org Shooting Editor Paul Rackley took a look at TV programming past and present to select his favorite shows that regularly feature firearms.
No. 1—The A-Team
So many different firearms were used in the 1980s hit “The A-Team” that it’s impossible to list them all. For five seasons, the wrongly accused foursome used rifles, handguns, submachine guns and shotguns to bring justice for the little guy while trying to stay out of jail. And the best part had to be that regardless of the number of explosions or rounds fired, nobody ever got seriously hurt except for the occasional flesh wound of a team member.