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Home for the Puppies
by Susan Owens
Warning : None
Summary : Murdock must find homes for the four invisible puppies Billy brings home.
Disclaimer : I do not own the A-Team but the puppies are mine.
Author's notes : I hope you enjoy this Comment welcome .
Home for the puppies
Murdock stared at his dog Billy sitting there on the floor with four puppies playing with him.
"You know Billy I know for a fact that you are a boy dog so where did these puppies come from."
Billy did not answer he just wagged his tail. Murdock paced back and froth he knew he could not keep five dogs in the VA.Inviaslbe or not .
He turn to Billy "There just one thing to do find homes for the puppies. I'll called Face if anyone can help he can." Murdock pick up the phone and dial Face's new number soon Face answer. "Face I need you now I got a problem and only you can help."
Face was concern "Murdock what's wrong? "
"Face I can't tell you over the phone But it very important please hurry."
Face hung up the phone and turn to Hannibal and BA.
"Murdock in some source of trouble ."
"What kind of trouble?" asked Hannibal.
"I don't know but it sounds serious ."replied Face.
Hannibal check his gun "We are going with you ."
Face nodded and they all headed for the van. BA drove as fast as he could what was so wrong that the fool could not tell Face over the phone.
Soon they arrived and went inside .Murdock was waiting in the waiting room. Face ran over to him.
"Murdock ! What wrong?"
Murdock stared for a moment then he replied "This is what wrong . I need to find these puppies a home."
He lift the cloth from a basket by his foot. The A-Team look down into a empty basket. Murdock signed "I know you are asking yourselves where did the puppies come from. I don't know because Billy a boy dog. But I woke up and there they were." They just stared .Suddenly BA grab Murdock by the collar. "You called us down for this." "BA let go of Murdock order Hannibal. BA let go and Murdock move away 'Yet let go of me he replied .Besides I asked Face to come down it not my fault you two came down." Face stared at the basket ."Murdock how are we going to find homes for invisible puppies?" Murdock put his arms around Face if anyone can do it Face you can." Face shook his head "I am sorry Murdock I can't help you .Not even my talent can find homes for invisible puppies." Murdock hung his head "Face I thought of all people you could help me find these puppies homes. Look at them Face they need someone to love them." He pick up one of the puppies ."Look at those eyes Face and then say you don't want to help." Hannibal laugh as he watch the expression on Face's face . "What do you say Face? Let's help Murdock find a home for these cute puppies."Hannibal said Face and BA just roll their eyes. Hannibal pick up one of the puppies "Captain we will all help you find a home for the puppies Murdock smiled at his Colonel Home For The Puppies Part Two
Face and BA just rolled their eyes at Hannibal.
"Hannibal you can't be serious .How can we find a home for invisible puppies?" asked Face .
Hannibal just smile "Look at him Face look at those eyes . How can you not help?"
He held the invisible puppy at Face. Face shook his head "Well he is kind of cute."
"Cute ! yell BA .There is nothing there .No dog and no puppies."
Murdock held Billy close "Don't pay any attention to that mean mudsucker .We will find homes for the puppies."
"Well guys let head for the flea market and set up a booth."
BA shook his head ."I am not coming I want no part of this."
"Good then you can stay with Billy .He hates good byes."Replied Murdock .
BA swung at Murdock but he duck in time and climb into the van on the driver side. 'Come on guys let's go."
The other two climb in and they drove away with BA yelling "You are all a bunch of fools."!
Soon they arrived at the flea market and they set up the booth .People walk by to see what was inside a sign said invisible puppies free to a good home invisible puppy food goes with the puppy. House trained was underlined.
One old woman stood looking at the sign .She walk inside .
"Hello I am interested in one of the puppies."
Murdock walk over to her ."Yes Ma'am here I will show you the puppies ."
The woman smiled "I always had a dog but my landlord won'tallow pets."
"He shouldn't mind these ."replied Murdock .
The woman smiled and look into the box.
"Is the black and white one taken?"
Murdock lifted the puppy out of the box and gave it to the woman .'It is now "he replied.
She held the puppy close "Thank you I think I will called her Fluffy."
Murdock smiled "Thank you and tell your friends about the puppies we got three left."
"Oh I will thank you again."
The woman left carrying her puppy .Face and Hannibal enter the booth .
"Well I gave one of the puppies away."Replied Murdock.
"You did ?" asked a surprise Face .
"Yeah," replied Murdock "Now there are only three left."
Home for the Puppies Part Three
Face stared at Murdock "You gave one of the puppies away?"
"Yeah Face. Why does that surprise you? I mean just look at them . Who wouldn't want them ?" Hannibal clasp Murdock 's shoulder . "Great job captain and I am sure we will find homes for the other three."
Murdock smiled at Hannibal "Thanks Colonel , I know we will."
Hannibal return the smiled and then turn to Face.
"Well Lieutenant It's your turn to stay with the puppies while Murdock and I get something to eat."
"Now wait a minute Hannibal .You can't expect me to stay in this empty booth . I feel ridiculous."
Murdock look hurt . "Face it not empty it has the puppies in it."
Face just stared at Murdock and plead with Hannibal again . "Hey why don't I take Murdock to have lunch and you can stay with the puppies."
"Oh aren't they adorable ." They hear a soft feminist voice say. Hannibal immediately walk over to her.
"Yes they are aren't they .Here why don't you hold one."
Face also walk over to her. "I think I can do this Hannibal ."He replied though grinned teeth.
"That okay I know you are hungry I can take care of this Face."
Face started to protest but Murdock grab him by his arm.
"Come on Face .I'm hungry Let's go ."
Murdock them pulled Face away and headed to get something to eat.
Hannibal return back to the young lady who was holding a pup.
"I would like this cute black one .But I know nothing about taking care of a invisible puppies." She replied batting her eyes at Hannibal.
"Well that comes with the services .I would be more and willing to show you how to take care of the puppy."
"Oh that would be wonderful Thank you ."
Hannibal smiled as he held out his arm The lady took it and together they left.
They meant Murdock and Face on the way.
"Hey where are you going Hannibal ?"asked Face.
"Face this lady needs some pointers on how to take care of this puppy . Now you don't want her to raise this puppy wrong now do you? I am just helping her out. There are two puppies left I am sure you will find them good homes."
Murdock stood there with a big smiled on his face.
"Isn't that just like the colonel always thinking of other ,even little puppies."
Face turn to his friend. "Murdock do me a favorite."
"Yeah Face . What that?"
Home for the Puppies Part Four
Murdock and Face headed back towards the booth. Suddenly Murdock got excited and he ran to where the box was. He bend down and began to look around.
"Murdock what wrong?"asked his friend.
Murdock looked up "Face look the box has been turn over the puppies are gone" he whined
Face shook his head "Murdock they are just puppies ..They couldn't have gone very far. Let look around the booth."
Murdock nodded and got down on his knees and began to call for the puppies.
"Here Brownie,here Lucky Strikes."
"Brownie ,Lucky Strikes? You name the other two?"
Murdock look up at Face "Actually I name them all.I need to keep track of them."
"But you weren't going to keep them."replied Face.
"I know but I just did."
Murdock suddenly smiled "Face I found Brownie. He picked up the brown puppy .
"Now we got to find Lucky Strikes."
Face look around "Let's look again maybe he here"
Murdock shook his head "No Lucky Strikes is not here and he's too little to leave on his own .Which means someone took him."
He suddenly grab Face fear in his eyes.
"Face someone got Lucky Strikes . We have to find him."
Face shook his head sometimes he hated dealing with Murdock and this was one of those times.
"Come on Murdock I am sure Lucky Strikes is here let's just look again."
Face got no answer Murdock had left the booth and was now looking for the puppy. Face sighed *Why can't I have a normal life like everyone else.*
"Hey Murdock wait up."
Murdock stop and waited for Face. Suddenly he heard the sound of a puppy whinning. He turn to Face.
"Face did you heard that? It sounds like Lucky Strikes"
Face stared .He had heard it but that was impossible .
"Murdock wait a minute."
But he was too late Murdock was arguing with a man in another booth who was selling real puppies Cocker Spanials.
"Sir began Murdock I think you have one of my puppies. I am sure it was an honest mistake."Murdock smiled at the man.
The man look confused. "One of your puppies? These puppies are mind. They are prebreed Cocker Spaniels."
Murdock shook his head. "Not those the one in the box with them .You must have thought he was yours.The white one with the black ring around his eyes and black tip tail ."
The man stared all his puppies were tan color cocker Spaniels.
"You are nuts now get out before I call the flea market manger."
Murdock start foward "I just want my puppy."
The man grab Murdock and pull him away from the box .
"If you want one of the puppies .That will be $200."
Face decided he better help Murdock,before things got out of hand. He walk over to the man and Murdock and gave the man his best Faceman smiled.
"Sir I think I can explain all this."
But before Face could the man turned around and sock Face right in the eye . Face was now beyond the point of no return .This morning had been terrible ..First they were helping Murdock give away invisible puppies,then Hannibal took a young lady right from under his nose and now this man had hit him in the eye. He had enough and hit the man right back knocking him down .The man look daze but not hurt. Face turn to Murdock .
"Did you get Lucky Strikes?"
Murdock with a huge smiled on his face nodded his head. The man looked. The guy in the baseball cap and brown leather jacket had nothing in his hands. He stared. Face smiled down at the man .
"Next time let him have his puppy."
The man just nodded his head. Face and Mutrdock walk away .Murdock seem to be stugling .
"Here Face take Lucky Strikes I can't carry them both." . He handed Lucky Strikes to Face.
'You know Face you save Lucky Strikes and I don't think he will go to anyone else.I think you should keep him."
"Murdock I don't have time to care for a puppy."
Murdock smiled at Face "It not that hard Face."
"I don't know I mean how big will he get?"
Murdock again smiled "He will get as big or as small as you want. When I am happy and not scared Billy is small enough to hold. But when I am scared and having nightmares Billy is huge and can chase the nightmares away."
Face smiled at Murdock "Okay Murdock I'll keep Lucky Strikes .I wonder what BA will say about two dogs in his van."
Murdock smiled "He 'll get used to it. Come on let's take care of that black eye of yours.You know Face you look just like Lucky Strikes now."
Face smiled and the two men walk away with the puppies.
Home For The Puppies Part Five ...The Final Part
As Murdock and Face were heading back toward their booth .They saw a woman trying to calm down her young son.
"Timmy please stop crying ,we can not have a dog .Your father and sister are allergic to them."
The little boy kept right on crying. Murdock look at Face . Face signed he knew whta Murdock had plan. he whisper low to him.
"Murdock you just can't give that child an invisible puppy .He wants a real one."
Murdock grin at his friend "Believe me Face he at a young stage that he can see the puppy."
Face thought for a moment. "How do explain the other two people that took a puppy."
Murdock thought ."The old woman I guess loneiness ..the young woman no ideal."
He then walk over to the woman and her son carry Brownie. The minute Timmy saw Brownie he let out a loud noise .
"Oh mommy look at the puppy that man is holding ..Please may I have him ?"
Timmy mother stare at the man she saw no puppy.But her son was petting it.
"Isn't a child imagenation just wonderful?" asked the blond hair man with the other man. My friend and I here ,pointing at Murdock we are giving away an invisilbe pets for children that can't have real ones .. "
The woman stared "Excuse me ?"
Murdock step in "It help the child and you as well he gets a pet and you have no worries taking care of a invialbe pet is easy .So could your son please have this puppy."
She look at her son he seem to be holding something. "Oh what harm will it do ."
Timmy what are you going to called your new puppy." she asked.
Timmy smiled at his mother he look at her and the two men Then he spoke his head held high ."I am going to name him Brownie."
Murdock nuge Face "See I told you it was a good name."
They watch the mother and her son leave then head back to Face's car and back to where they were staying.
As they enter the room Face saw Hannibal on the couch. "How was your date " Hannibal smiled "Well she owns a invisilbe cat and bird too by then time I left the puppy was chasing the cat."
BA growl he had just came in carry a sandwich and a glass of milk.
"So did you find homes for the puppies ?"
"Yes replied Murdock he gester toward Face .
"Faceman took one of them."
BA suddenly grab Murdock "You listen to me fool ..There is no dog and Face has no puppy."
Murdock look around BA shoulder. "Oh no ? Then how do you explain that?"
BA turn around and almost faint at what he saw. His milk glass was turn over and something was lapping it up and his sandwich was being carry away. He stood there frozen while Hannibal ,Face, and Murdock just stood there laughing
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