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The Mexican Connection is the third episode of Charlie's Angels The Original Series and third episode overral

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Charlie assigns the girls to go to Mexico 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, Sabrina goes undercover as a flight attendant, and Kelly poses as a schoolteacher on holiday. Their contact is one of the two pilots of the ill-fated plane (the other is in hospital). Before they can fully make their false identities credible, the Angels find themselves caught between two warring heroin dealers.

Quotations- Get Down Tonight[]


Kelly (referring to bikini): "Every time I wear it I get proposals, but not for marriage."

Jim: "We'll tell him we stopped at a motel. He'll understand that."
Sabrina: " was I?"

Jill: "Right on schedule, Stewardess Sabrina."
Sabrina: "The only way to fly."
Kelly: "Tacky, Sabrina. Very tacky."

Sabrina: "You keep Bartone off our backs."
Kelly: "It's not your backs he's after."

Jill: "Now I know where to come in case of an air raid."
Sabrina: "I'll drink to that."
Jill: "Kelly's right. You are tacky tonight."

Jim: "You mean you three are a team?"
Jill: "Just like the Supremes."


  • Jill: competitive swimmer
  • Kelly: vacationing school teacher from Barclay School for Girls in Los Angeles
  • Sabrina: flight attendant formerly of Coast Airlines (as Sabrina Duncan), Angela Fibbersmith


Day One: Sabrina reports to work as a flight attendant in San Francisco. Jill makes an impression on the Mazatlán swimming buffs (off screen).
Day Two: Kelly meets Bartone. Jim introduces Sabrina to Bartone. Jill wins a swimming race. That evening, the plane Sabrina is on flies to Culiacán. Sabrina has a gun pulled on her. During the night, Jill encounters Maria in Bartone's office and promises to be her friend.
Day Three: Jill gives Maria a swimming lesson. That evening Bartone throws a party and all the principals of the episode attend.


  • This is the only episode where Farrah Fawcett-Majors wears a swimsuit.
  • This is the first episode to feature a major gunfight. Although three people are shot (none by the Angels), two are shown still alive afterwards.
  • Sabrina displays a knack for bad puns, to the point where both Kelly and Jill remark that she's on a roll.

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