Jed, I'm tempted to defer to you in this battle over classic TV, but I just can't.
The A-Team was one of the most intriguing shows I had ever seen when it premiered after the Super Bowl so many years ago, BUT . . .
If I ever have to watch an elite squad of deadly fellows weld a bunch of scrap iron into armor and rig up non-lethal projectile weapons in order to drive a group of bullies out of a small town ONE MORE TIME, it'll be one time more too many!
However, I DO agree with you that Columbo was the class act of the Movie Mystery Wheel. I've got seasons 1-5 sitting on the shelf to be consumed one by one with the bride on select nights after we put the kiddies to bed.