Jim Phelps is the head of a super-secret government agency ("Impossible Missions"), and is often given secret anonymous covert missions to attempt; quite often they are unmasking of criminals or the rescuing of hostages. He picks his team depending on which tasks need to be done. One thing is vital on an Impossible Mission: the mission must be carried out in entire secrecy, often relying on high-tech equipment and elaborate deceptions.
17 Sep 1966Description ▼
Dan Briggs apparently rejoins the Impossible Missions Force after some sort of sabbatical. His recorded instructions include the words, "Welcome back, Dan. It's been some time." Briggs assembles a team that includes a master of disguise, a femme fatale, an electronics whiz, an incredibly strong man and a safecracker. Briggs will need all their skills to steal two atomic bombs from a hostile South American country.
24 Sep 1966Description ▼
The IMF's target is Janos Karq, a top official of an unnamed Soviet Bloc country. Briggs enlists the help of Joseph Baresh, an alcoholic performer who has a photographic memory. Baresh will pose as an agent code-named Sparrow, who has never been apprehended by the authorities of Karq's country. (The real Sparrow has died, a fact not generally known.) The idea is that Baresh will be captured and provide information implicating Karq as a traitor. Barney, Cinnamon and Willy, along with Briggs, will engage in an unsuccessful (and fake) attempt to free Sparrow. That move will encourage the authorities to believe Baresh's story, ensuring Karq's demise. But Baresh gets a look at a list of agents in the employ of Karq's nation. Now, Briggs must stage a second escape attempt, this time for real. Rollin Hand, initially passed over for this mission, will play a small, but vital, role.
01 Oct 1966Description ▼
Rogosh is an operative for a country hostile to the United States. When he strikes, he typically leaves dozens, if not hundreds, of bodies in his wake. Rogosh has been spotted in Los Angeles. But he will not crack under normal interrogation methods. Briggs comes up with an unusual plan. The IMF stages an accident where pedestrian Rogosh is struck by a car. When he awakes, he appears to be in a prison in his home country -- three years later.
4Old Man Out: Part 1
08 Oct 1966Description ▼
An elderly cardinal has been taken prisoner by an Eastern European country because the clergyman is a leader of the political opposition. He is being held in a prison where no escape has ever occurred. Briggs recruits an old flame who is also a trapeze artist. She accompanies Briggs and the IMF, who pose as a small circus. The "circus" has set up in a park that is next to the prison. Rollin, posing as a member of the circus, is arrested after stealing the wallet of an audience member. Rollis is taken to the prison has manages to smuggle in a lock-pick that enables him to exit his cell. The IMF operative manages to get to the cardinal to warm him to expect an escape attempt, with the circus providing a distraction. But, as the escape attempt unfolds, the cardinal is gone from his cell -- he has been taken to solitary confinement and will be executed within a day or two.
5Old Man Out: Part 2
15 Oct 1966Description ▼
The IMF breaks off its attempt to free an elderly cardinal. Now, Briggs & Co. must regroup and Briggs must alter his plans. On top of that, a colonel in the unnamed Eastern European country is becoming suspicious of the IMF's "circus." Briggs manages to use the man's suspicions to the IMF's advantage. Crystal, the trapeze artist recruited by Briggs, performs a dangerous diversion while Briggs and Rollin attempt to free the cardinal.
6Odds on Evil
22 Oct 1966Description ▼
A prince, the absolute ruler of a principality, has $1.5 million which he plans to use for arms to wage war on a neighboring, oil-rich country. Briggs devices a scheme that involves breaking the bank of the prince's casino. First, the IMF will utilize a computer to take $200,000 at roulette. That will provide the stake the IMF needs to take the prince at a high-stakes game of baccarat.
29 Oct 1966Description ▼
The Impossible Missions Force is assigned to prevent an attempt to steal an election in an important Latin American country. Brigg's plan is complicated when Barney, whose technical knowledge is vital, is wounded. Now, besides having to execute a complicated scheme, the IMF has to find medical attention for one of its own.
05 Nov 1966Description ▼
Egan, a criminal, has kidnapped the daughter of a friend of Briggs. One of Egan's confederates will testify against him the next day before a grand jury. Egan's message to Briggs is clear: exchange the witness for his friend's daughter. At this point, Briggs's friend doesn't even know his daughter has been abducted. Briggs begins an emergency operation in which the IMF will snatch the witness out of a heavily guarded hotel room. But Briggs is determined that Egan won't get a chance to kill the witness.
9A Spool There Was
12 Nov 1966
19 Nov 1966Description ▼
Somewhere behind the Iron Curtain, a replica of an American town has been created. Operatives are being trained in various jobs, all of which would bring them into contact with many people in a short amount of time. What the operatives don't know is they will be infected with a plague, which they will spread. The IMF infiltrates the training facility and is mission is to bring down the man who has organized the plot.
26 Nov 1966
03 Dec 1966Description ▼
The IMF's target is Poltroni, an international drug dealer. Poltroni, alias Ted Carson, is in a country with no extradition treaty with the United States. Briggs devises a plan to lure Poltroni to a neighboring country where he can be arrested and sent to the U.S. To execute the scheme, Barney will have to fight for his life against one of Poltroni's thugs while Cinammon will be bait for Poltroni. Also, getting Poltroni to the border won't be easy. It's about 100 miles away.
10 Dec 1966
14The Short Tail Spy
17 Dec 1966Description ▼
The IMF must protect a scientist, who had defected from the Eastern Bloc, who is to appear at a conference in the U.S. Two enemy operatives are out to assassinate the scientist. Briggs is more concerned with the younger agent, who is responsible for the deaths of 30 people, many of them women agents. Cinnamon, in her own words, is the "chesse" for the trap, while Briggs and Barney protect the scientist and get the older enemy agent out of the way.
07 Jan 1967Description ▼
Four sons of leaders from Nazi Germany are to meet in Switzerland to take control of Hitler's missing fortune to finance the start of a Fourth Reich. Briggs and the IMF only know the identity of one of the four. The IMF puts Rollin in the man's place. Rollins faces various perils, including not knowing part of a Swiss bank account that contains a key clue. Briggs must make adjustments in his plan to keep Rollin alive and to prevent the conspirators from getting their hands on the fortune.
16The Reluctant Dragon
14 Jan 1967Description ▼
Briggs, Barney and Rollin are on a mission to get a scientist out from behind the Iron Curtain. His wife, who is assisting the IMF, had defected a year earlier but he didn't follow her. As the mission unfolds, it's clear that the scientist never intended to defect and is still loyal to his country. Now, Briggs & Co. shift gears to convince the scientist to join the West.
21 Jan 1967
28 Jan 1967Description ▼
Josef Varsh, who is scheming to eventually seize absolute power in an Eastern Bloc country, plans to arrest an American tourist. The idea is to frame such an American in a show trial to further his own ambitions. Briggs devises a plan where he will be the bait. The IMF leader's trump card is, if the plan works, that Deputy Premier Kudnov, a respected official and a political opponent of Varsh, will be Briggs' alibi. If the plan is unsuccessful, Briggs faces almost certain death. This time out, only Willy and Rollin will be there to help. The disguise talents of Rollin will play a crucial role in the plan.
04 Feb 1967Description ▼
Henrik Durvard, who has seized absolute power of a small African nation, plans to sell a recently discovered diamond. The diamond is 27,000 carats and is worth $30 million. Durvard intends to sell the diamond and use the proceeds to financing taking over other independent tribal areas. Briggs & Co. initiate an elaborate con which to take away the diamond. Among things, the plan calls for convincing Durvard that Briggs has found a way to synthetically duplicate diamonds.
11 Feb 1967
21Snowball in Hell
18 Feb 1967Description ▼
The sadistic former chief of a tropical prison has a sample of a substance that would make cheap nuclear weapons possible. He also has memorized a key formula and is seeking the highest bids he can. He maintains his base of operations at the now-closed prison. Briggs & Co. must neutralize him. The plan by Briggs calls for Barney to pose as a former prisoner.
25 Feb 1967Description ▼
A Communist Bloc operative has been arrested for the assassination of U.S. Senator William Townsend. Briggs & Co.'s mission is to prove the operative did NOT kill the senator on behalf of his government. The prime suspect is businessman R.J. McMillian, Townsend's primary backer. The Secretary believes McMillian killed Townsend to create a martyr and to create momentum for a preemptive war with the Soviet Bloc. Briggs concocts an elaborate scheme which calls for Rollin to play the role of a con who springs the operative from jail, Cinammon to pretend to be a journalist and Briggs himself to pose as a painter. But, at the climatic moment, there's a twist that even Briggs doesn't anticipate.
04 Mar 1967Description ▼
Miklos Klaar runs a movie studio in the Communist Bloc. He is preparing a film, combining documentary footage with scenes he has shot on a sound stage, to make it appear U.S. troops have committed an atrocity. The Impossible Missions Force -- minus Dan Briggs, who is absent this episode -- runs a typically complicated operation. First, the IMF will ruin Klaar's existing film and negative, forcing him to do a re-shoot. Next, the IMF's plan calls for publicly ruining Klaar just as he's at his moment of triumph.
18 Mar 1967Description ▼
The dying leader of a European nation has a protÃ©gÃ© ready to assume power. What the leader doesn't know is his protÃ©gÃ© has plans to crack down on liberty and execute his enemies. Briggs, in addition to his normal IMF operatives, enlists the help of a physician and an Academy Award-winning art director, as part of his plan. Eventually, the IMF runs an elaborate con, including a phony train ride, aimed at causing the protÃ©gÃ© to show his true intentions.
25 Mar 1967Description ▼
Wilson, a U.S. ambassador stationed in a neutral country, has been abducted by an intelligence operative of an Eastern Bloc nation. An impostor has been put in Wilson's place. Briggs & Co. have a short amount of time to get Wilson back and foil whatever plot is underway. The IMF, in turn, abducts the impostor. A disguised Briggs takes his place. The impostor, Josef Gord, awakens to find himself in an IMF-manufactured mental hospital. The question is whether the IMF can break him in time to save Wilson.
26A Cube of Sugar
01 Apr 1967Description ▼
A U.S. intelligence operative, posing as a rock musician, has been captured behind the Iron Curtain. In his possession is a new micro circuit hidden in one of several sugar cubes soaked in psychedelic drugs. Briggs devises a plan where Rollin will be arrested and put in the same prison. To execute the plan, Rollin will need to shed a straight jacket and inject the arrested intelligence agent with a drug making it appear he has died. Barney, Willy and Cinammon will also play key roles in the IMF leader's plan.
15 Apr 1967Description ▼
A U.S. intelligence operative has defected to an Eastern Bloc country and is currently housed at that nation's embassy in Washington. Briggs devises a plan in which a contortionist is needed to navigate through the ventilation system of the embassy and break into a top-security portion of the facility. What's more, Rollin will pose as an official of the nation while Barney, Willy and Cinnamon also play key roles.
22 Apr 1967Description ▼
Cinnamon poses as a psychic as part of a typically complicated plan devised by Briggs. The IMF's target is a U.S. businessman who has fled to South America, where he can't be touched legally. He has taken control of a company that holds patents vital to U.S. security interests. The businessman intends to sell the patents to an intelligence operative of an Eastern Bloc nation. The IMF intends to get control of the company back from the businessman. The plan calls for Rollin to impersonate a gangster, Barney to use slight of hand and the help of a respected judge.
10 Sep 1967Description ▼
Jim Phelps is the new leader of the Impossible Missions Force, with no explanation, or even reference made, about the departure of predecessor Dan Briggs. First up for Phelps is a mission involving the drug trade. Cresnik and Walters have cornered the heroin market and sell it at a handsome profit to gangs around the world. Phelps devises an operation which will drive a wedge between the heroin dealers and their customers.
17 Sep 1967Description ▼
Jack Cole was arrested and imprisoned for stealing art treasures of a Latin nation. The mission for Phelps and his crew is to get the precious objects back. But that won't be easy. Cole is being tortured by the colonel who heads the prison -- and the colonel is a traitor who wants the treasure for himself. The IMF plans calls for playing the two men, each deadly, off each other. A further complication occurs as Cole begins to go blind after being forced to stare at the sun as part of being tortured.
24 Sep 1967Description ▼
An enemy agent has kidnapped two scientists and their wives and is holding them in San Francisco. He wants a third scientist, who can help develop an "ultimate weapon." Phelps devises a plan where he'll pose as the scientist being sought and the rest of the IMF fakes an earthquake.
01 Oct 1967Description ▼
Belzig, head of a bank in East Berlin, tricks unwary people anxious to escape to the West that he will help them. Instead, he steals their money and kills them. He is amassing a fortune to launch a new Nazi movement. The mission for Phelps and the IMF is to put him out of business. Belzig keeps the stolen money in the high-security vault of his own bank. The vault also has a passageway. Belzig tells his victims to stay to the left and they'll find freedom. Instead they end up falling to their deaths. Phelps devises a plan where that passageway will be Belzig's undoing.
5The Slave: Part 1
08 Oct 1967Description ▼
The Impossible Missions Force takes on the absolute ruler of a Middle East nation who is running a secret slave market. Barney poses as a slave, part of an effort to construct a replica of the slave cells, before escaping. Phelps poses as a slave trader and Rollin as an Interpol investigator. Finally, Cinnamon will be the bait for the trap. The ruler of the country has a brother who married a British wife, Amara. The brother, if he assumed power, would abolish slavery in the country -- but he has accepted assurances that slavery doesn't exist there. As part of the plan, Willy abducts Amara and she is put in the IMF replica of the slave cell.
6The Slave: Part 2
15 Oct 1967Description ▼
Phelps & Co. continue their plan to smash the renegade slavery operation of the absolute ruler of a Middle Eastern nation. Phelps, posing as a slave trader, works his way into the confidence of the ruler. In that role, Phelps "sells" Cinnamon into slavery. Meanwhile, the rest of the IMF team is preparing to pull a switch that will force the ruler's brother to confront the situation and force the end of slavery in his nation.
22 Oct 1967
8The Money Machine
29 Oct 1967Description ▼
The IMF's target is DuBruis, a corrupt financial speculator in an African nation. Phelps & Co. get DuBruis's attention with counterfeit money, virtually the same as the nation's currency except for the quality of the paper. The elaborate game plan calls for Cinnamon to tempt DuBruis with supposed insider information about a mining company and Phelps and Rollin posing as criminals who've developed computerized counterfeiting. Barney is also on hand to make the "computer" work.
05 Nov 1967Description ▼
Taggert, a U.S. industrialist, has acquired a jade figure, which has great religious significance to Kuala Rokat. That nation is a small but strategically located nation which borders China. Taggert's acquisition threatens to undo years of sensitive U.S. diplomacy but there is no legal way to force him to give the figure back. Phelps devises a plan which, among other things, calls for causing havoc with Taggert's mainframe computer, Rollin impersonating an academic from Kuala Rokat and using a highly trained cat in getting the jade away from Taggert.
12 Nov 1967Description ▼
Con artists Erik and Catherine Hagar have made millions through phony charity projects. Cinnamon and Phelps work from the inside as weekend guests of the couple, and Rollin threatens Erik as a hit man supposedly hired by his wife. While this is going on Barney and Willy move the couple's stolen fortune to a more conspicuous location.
11The Council: Part 1
19 Nov 1967Description ▼
A top mob leader, Frank Wayne, is endangering the U.S. economy. Phelps's plan attacks Wayne on various fronts. First the IMF watches as Jimmy Bibo, one of Wayne's associates is forced to dig his own grave. The IMF has a doctor ready to revive Bibo -- if Wayne's killer leaves the scene in time. Second, Phelps has a cover as an ambitious prosecutor on Wayne's trail. Finally, Rollin is ready to take Wayne's place. But once Rollin has made the switch, other mob bosses want "Wayne" to leave the country -- which will ruin the complicated plan.
12The Council: Part 2
26 Nov 1967Description ▼
IMF agent Rollin Hand, impersonating mobster Frank Wayne, has a counter-proposal for the other mob bosses. He says he'll undergo plastic surgery to look like a different man. In comes Cinnamon. In reality, she is undoing Rollin's makeup; she can afford no mistakes because the other mob bosses are watching the entire time. Meanwhile, a doctor working for the IMF is performing plastic surgery on the real Wayne -- making him to look like Rollin. All of this is part of Phelps's plan aimed at getting access to Wayne's records. But Phelps himself will face an attempted hit before the mission can be concluded.
03 Dec 1967Description ▼
An opposition leader of an Eastern Bloc nation has been captured by the chief of the country's secret police. Also seized was microfilm with a list of people who secretly support the opposition. Phelps develops a plan that plays upon the astrology obsession the nation's leader has. Cinnamon poses as a famous astrologer while Barney and Rollin will have to operate from the cargo compartment of a plane transporting the captured opposition leader.
14Echo of Yesterday
10 Dec 1967
17 Dec 1967Description ▼
David Redding, a professional photographer, is also an intelligence operative for a country hostile to the U.S. Phelps devises an audacious plan that calls for Cinnamon to use her real name but pose as a scientist in addition to being a former fashion model. The IMF also fakes a nuclear attack.
07 Jan 1968
17A Game of Chess
14 Jan 1968Description ▼
The IMF's target is an international chess grandmaster who also is planning to steal gold seized from the opposition movement of an unnamed Soviet Bloc country. Rollin poses as an amateur chess player, helped by a computer Barney is running that is unbeatable at chess. The plan, devised by Phelps, also calls for a devious way of snatching the gold from both the chess player and the authorities.
21 Jan 1968Description ▼
An emerald, with vital U.S. security information attached and hidden on it, has fallen into the hands of an arms dealer. What's more, a Soviet Bloc agent is determined to secure the emerald. Both will be on a cruise ship Phelps and the IMF must both get the emerald and neutralize the opposition agent. Phelps' plan involves a high stakes poker game utilizing Barney's technology and Rollin's sleight of hand. But that's only the beginning.
28 Jan 1968
04 Feb 1968Description ▼
Halder, who runs respectable medical clinics, is really a counterfeiter of drugs responsible for many deaths. The Impossible Missions Force aims to prove Halder's involvement in the production of the counterfeit drugs. As part of the plan, Phelps will pose as a federal drug enforcement agent who's willing to go on the take.
18 Feb 1968Description ▼
While en route to meet up with Rollin for a weekend of skiing, Phelps stops in a small town for a bite to eat. He is then accidentally knocked out by a very powerful nerve gas. When Rollin arrives to check on Jim, he becomes suspicious and summons Barney, Cinnamon and Willie to the town. They soon discover that the townspeople are actually part of a group of foreign assassins. In addition two of them are on their way to Los Angeles on an assassination mission. The IMF now has to rescue Jim as well as find out who the pair are going to assassinate before they carry it out.
28 Feb 1968Description ▼
Bert Gordon has created a criminal organization that will get ride of anyone, anywhere -- no bodies are ever found. Gordon is untouchable through conventional means of investigation and prosecution. Phelps devises a plan that takes advantage of Gordon's superstitions. Phelps and Cinammon pose as a bickering couple, where the wife is eager to employ Gordon's services. The IMF will also make it appear that the dead are trying to reach people in the world of the living. The goal is to manipulate Gordon into a fix where even he cannot escape from the law.
03 Mar 1968
24Trial by Fury
10 Mar 1968Description ▼
The IMF goes to a prison camp inside a totalitarian Latin American country. At the camp, an opposition leader is kept in isolation. One of his followers arranged to be arrested and has become a trusty, helping to get the opposition leader's messages out to his countrymen. Prisoners believe the trusty to be an informer. Phelps and Barney arrive as prisoners, aiming to expose the real informer. They're aided by Cinnamon (posing as a Red Cross official) and Rollin (as a guard). The question is whether Phelps can work fast enough to save an innocent man's life.
17 Mar 1968Description ▼
A U.S. bomber crashes behind the Iron Curtain. Its Fail-Safe device, however, failed to self destruct. A brilliant U.S. scientist who defected to the unnamed country is supervising efforts to take the device apart, which will yield valuable information about the entire U.S. defense system. The IMF must recover the Fail-Safe device and abduct the scientist. As part of the plan devised by Phelps, Rollin and Cinnamon will pose as U.S. scientists on a tour.
1The Heir Apparent
29 Sep 1968
2The Contender: Part 1
06 Oct 1968Description ▼
Phelps & Co. go after a crooked fight promoter who has gained a stranglehold over boxing and wants to extend the Syndicate's influence into other sports worldwide. The promoter is ruthless, as demonstrated when he orders a boxer killed because he would not take a dive. The IMF recruits a former fighter whose hands were ruined for boxing because of his military service. Barney trains as a boxer, assuming the former fighter's identity. Barney attracts the interest of the crooked promoter and is scheduled to box in a demonstration fight. Phelps, who is installing "special" equipment for the demonstration match is about to be discovered when hoods working for the crooked promoter return to the gym where the fight will take place.
3The Contender: Part 2
13 Oct 1968Description ▼
Phelps narrowly avoids discovery by hoods (thanks to Rollin) and is able to complete installing special devices that will enable Barney to win his demonstration fight. Barney now becomes a contender for the title. Phelps & Co. also work to create doubt among the Syndicate backers of the crooked fight promoter being targeted by the IMF. But the job won't be easy. Before the mission is completed, Rollin's life will be endangered and Barney will be involved in a savage boxing match.
20 Oct 1968Description ▼
A mercenary army in Central Africa led by Krim is destabilizing the region, and stockpiling stolen gold. Phelps and the IMF capitalize on Krim's greed, and manipulate him into arranging the theft of his own gold bullion stored in a seemingly impenetrable vault.
10 Nov 1968Description ▼
The IMF targets a mobster who is taking over the food-distribution business in the U.S. Phelps poses as a distributor refusing to buckler under. This makes the IMF leader the target of a killer hired by the mobster. Phelps & Co manage to capture the hired killer. The IMF sets up a ruse where the killer thinks it's three years later and he's about to be executed in the gas chamber. The idea is to get the killer to provide information that will put the mobster away for good.
17 Nov 1968Description ▼
Behind the Iron Curtain, an ambitious general has imprisoned a Cardinal who is his nation's spiritual leader. The general has replaced the Cardinal with a double. All the monks and nuns at a monastery where the Cardinal is staying are really troopers commanded by the general. The plot calls for the double to make a televised speech endorsing a takeover by the general. Phelps & Co. must rescue the Cardinal. The IMF's plan includes Rollin impersonating another Cardinal and Phelps pretending to be a doctor.
24 Nov 1968Description ▼
Riva Santel is the center of a national personality cult. She plans to suspend the upcoming elections and rule as a dictator. Craving eternal beauty even more than power, the IMF lead Santel to believe that Cinnamon is actually a woman in her late 60s. While Santel is preoccupied with the IMF rejuvenation procedure, Barney and Willy edit her national speech into a farewell address. In the end, an extremely youthful looking Riva Santel is kicked out of her own home by security personnel who don't recognize her.
01 Dec 1968
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04 Jan 1969
13The Mind of Stefan Miklos
12 Jan 1969
14The Test Case
19 Jan 1969Description ▼
Rollin takes the place of a human test subject for a type of meningitis being developed into a weapon. Cinnamon approaches Dr. Beck, the mercenary scientist in charge of the project, with a better offer if he'll work for her. Meanwhile, Phelps and Barney work to convince Beck's government monitor (Captain Onli) that the scientist has already accepted the counteroffer and has decided to kill him and a military representative with his bio-weapon.
26 Jan 1969Description ▼
The key witness in the trial against mob boss Constantine Victor, aka "Mr. V," has been killed. Only Victor's close friend, casino manager Johnny Costa knows enough to send Victor to prison for life. The Force has 24 hours to convince Costa that he's the next name on Mr. V's hit list.
16The Glass Cage
02 Feb 1969Description ▼
The IMF infiltrate a high tech maximum security prison behind the Iron Curtain to free a resistance leader being held in a glass cell that's continually monitored. Cinnamon's persona of a neurotic bureaucrat distracts the prison commandant, while Barney and Willy stage an abortive prison escape. It's all part of an elaborate scheme to convince prison officials that the freedom fighter in their cell is an imposter.
16 Feb 1969
23 Feb 1969Description ▼
The Force manipulates a naive intelligence officer in order to free an agent who can expose a deep-cover mole. In addition to rescuing the agent, the force creates an elaborate ruse to neutralize the Machiavellian security chief who is on the verge of discovering the mole's identity.
19The Bunker: Part 1
02 Mar 1969
20The Bunker: Part 2
09 Mar 1969
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20 Apr 1969Description ▼
Only Norvan Kruger knows the location of a submarine that will launch nuclear missiles against the United States. To complicate matters Kruger has been captured by a third party also hostile to the United States. After spiriting Kruger from his captors, and injecting him with a drug that causes temporary retrograde amnesia, The Force takes Stockholm syndrome to the next level and make Kruger Rollin's interrogator. Kruger's assignment: force Rollin to reveal the location of a submarine that will launch nuclear missiles against the United States.
28 Sep 1969Description ▼
Paris poses as a legendary and colorful revolutionary leader to get close to two conspirators planning an invasion and takeover of the democratic nation of San Cristobal and turn them against each other. Meanwhile, the rest of the IMF team hurries to obtain the invasion plans, decode them and relay the plans to the San Cristobal defense forces before the invasion begins.
2The Numbers Game
05 Oct 1969Description ▼
The IMF stages World War III complete with a nuclear holocaust, all for the benefit of one man, a former dictator who plans to return to power through an invasion funded by $600,000,000 he secreted away. With his invasion made pointless by the fictitious war, will he give up his booty to save his skin?
3The Controllers: Part 1
12 Oct 1969Description ▼
An Eastern Bloc nation is trying to develop a mind-controlling drug, a project led by Dr. Karl Turek. Phelps devises a plan to play Turek off against a rival, Colonel Borodin. Phelps and Meredyth pose as a pair of defecting U.S. scientists, who supposedly have developed an alternative drug to the one that Turek is working on. The IMF's scheme calls for Turek to try to kill Borodin, which will result in a trial where Turek will be discredited. But the complicated plan goes awry and the episode ends with Phelps under fire by guards.
4The Controllers: Part 2
17 Oct 1969Description ▼
Phleps escapes but Borodin, who had been unconscious in the trunk of the car driven by the IMF driver, is killed by a shot fired by guards. This is a major setback to the IMF because Phelps' plan called for Borodin to denounce Turek at a trial. Now, Phelps & Co. must scramble to get the plan back on track. Meanwhile, Turek continues to make progress in perfecting his mind-controlling drug.
26 Oct 1969Description ▼
To thwart a counterfeiter who has printed enough currency to claim a pro-western democracy's entire gold reserve and thus topple the government, Paris must penetrate a lethal security system to substitute defective printing plates. Meanwhile Barney and Willy must subtly destroy a vault filled with currency and substitute easily detectable counterfeits made with the substituted plates to catch the counterfeiter red-handed.
02 Nov 1969Description ▼
An enemy nation has hijacked a US supported revolutionary movement trying to overturn a dictatorship. The IMF posses as a religious organization seeking the release of the priest who is the true leader of the revolution. But the enemy sees through this cover and demands a shipment of guns in exchange. Further they plan to manipulate the IMF to provide an excuse to kill the priest without alienating the revolutionaries. But what's that Barney is building in an isolated location? Did Jim anticipate a double cross and plan an escape route?
23 Nov 1969
30 Nov 1969Description ▼
Premier Pavel Zagov's death has been covered up by Deputy Premier Gregor Kamirov. He is using an actor to take Zagov's place, and endorse Kamirov as his successor. The Force convinces Kamirov that another official is planning a similar coup with the help of a lookalike mechanical Zagov. Led to believe that his co-conspirators are unreliable, Kamirov takes over the alternate (IMF provided) plan which ends with him exposing his deception on national television.
9The Double Circle
07 Dec 1969Description ▼
The IMF team tempts an art lover, who stole a secret missile fuel formula, to return the formula in exchange for a one of a kind art object. But he declines. So Jim begins a complex deception to convince his partner he has been double crossed. But the formula is still locked in a safe rigged to explode when enemy agents arrive.
14 Dec 1969Description ▼
The IMF team is charged with the overthrow of the leader of an oil rich Arab nation to be replaced by his twin brother being held captive in an an unknown location. The IMFs team of crack medical pretenders stages an emergency organ transplant to create an opportunity to switch the brothers. But the ruthless head of the nation's military sees an opportunity to dispose of both brothers and seize power for himself.
21 Dec 1969Description ▼
Anton Malek is a mole sent years ago to monitor the nuclear program of an Iron Curtain nation. Suffering from a terminal illness Malek has become a rogue agent, and rigged a nuclear reactor to explode. Convinced by the Force that his illness can be cured, Malek (unknowingly) disassembles an IMF replica of the bomb, while Barney mimics his procedure on the real device. But, Phelps suddenly realizes that Malek has discovered the deception; forcing the team to rely on intuition alone in disarming the bomb.
28 Dec 1969
13The Falcon: Part 1
04 Jan 1970Description ▼
Prince Stephan's death has been faked by General Sabattini; leaving Stephan's childlike cousin Nicolai as sovereign. Sabattini is forcing Stefan's fiancee Francesca into marrying him, placing him in line to the throne. Phelps joins a group of Dutch tourists while the rest of the Force infiltrates the royal palace as a magic act led by Paris. Before the show begins Barney loots the royal vault. It's the beginning of a complex scheme to rescue Stephan, Nicolai, Francesca and simultaneously eliminate Sabatini.
14The Falcon: Part 2
11 Jan 1970Description ▼
Paris switches identities with Nicolai during a magic show and the real sovereign is taken to safety. Francesca, cooperating with the Force, fakes her own suicide cutting off Sabattini's route to power. The theft of the royal vault is discovered, and Phelps contacts Sabattini as a former partner of Stephan's claiming that he can force the price to reveal the location of the royal treasure.
16 Jan 1970Description ▼
Kruger Stelman an ex-SS officer serving time in a communist prison is kidnapped by the IMF and made to believe he is on board a submarine. The team must get Stelman to reveal the location of funds stolen by the Nazis before the military police close in on the IMF operation.
16The Falcon: Part 3
18 Jan 1970Description ▼
Barney and Phelps use an optical illusion to help them free Stephan from his cell. But, everything goes haywire when an assassination attempt against Sabattini fails and unmasks Paris in the process. Sabattini and his men begin to figure out the plan. Phelps must stay one step ahead if he's to get everyone out alive.
25 Jan 1970
01 Feb 1970
08 Feb 1970Description ▼
Leo Vorka, the aging Stalin-like dictator of a Communist nation, is about to begin another purge, led by the infamous head of his secret police Georgi Kull. Phelps posing as a writer, Barney's technical knowledge, and Paris' make-up skills convince Vorka's aides, and the Deputy Premiere, that the dictator's murderous past has finally driven him mad; it's time for him to retire.
15 Feb 1970
22 Feb 1970Description ▼
The IMF's task is to find out who is running a U.K. spy ring. The team's lead is Lady Cora Weston, who seduces men in sensitive intelligence positions. Phelps' plan calls for him to pose as a U.S. naval officer who will be Lady Cora's next target. The plan is complicated when Lady Cora falls for Paris, posing as another U.S. official. Paris also falls for Lady Cora. These entanglements become even more complicated when the IMF discovers the identify of the spy ring's leader.
01 Mar 1970Description ▼
In order to expose an assassin who will strike an unknown target within 48 hours, Phelps poses as a drug addicted intelligence officer who wants to sell information to the assassin's contact: Bergman. Meanwhile, IMF operative Valerie, approaches Bergman as an investigator sent to look for a traitor inside his organization.
08 Mar 1970
15 Mar 1970Description ▼
Jim and Barney vacation together in a Latin American country. While there, Barney falls in love with artist Alma Ross. But the brother of the local police chief obsesses over Alma and is enraged that she and Barney are dating. He goes into her room with a knife. Barney defends Alma but in the process sidesteps the jealous man, who lunges through the window, landing on the knife. Barney is now arrested and ticketed for execution by the police chief, who is operating a secret death squad. Phelps summons Paris and Willy and the IMF must act fast before Barney becomes the death squad's latest victim.
22 Mar 1970
29 Mar 1970
19 Sep 1970Description ▼
The IMF is up against a contract killer who makes decisions at random at the last minute to ensure his moves are unpredictable. As Barney stands in for the intended victim, the IMF must prepare for every eventuality to get close to the killer, thwart his plans, turn him against his client and stop their killing spree.
29 Sep 1970Description ▼
Mel Bracken is one of the largest distributors of unlawful drugs on the West Coast. Pharmaceutical magnate Cameron legally sells drugs to a middleman's laboratory in Mexico who then smuggles it to Bracken in Los Angeles. In order to expose the operation the IMF forces Cameron to deal directly with Bracken on U.S. soil.
03 Oct 1970Description ▼
Barney has been captured infiltrating an enemy laboratory in the Middle East. To make matters worse he has been exposed to the chemical weapon being manufactured at the lab. Phelps devises a plan to rescue Barney and destroy the chemical. However, in order for the mission to succeed the IMF needs the assistance of a computer genius who wants nothing to do with the plan.
10 Oct 1970
17 Oct 1970Description ▼
The IMF must thwart a coup attempt to be triggered by a presidential assassination. The team apprehends the coup leader and employs an elaborate ruse to convince him to reveal the killer. But government security forces uncover the operation and capture Dana. So begins parallel games of cat and mouse with dire consequences for the losers.
6My Friend, My Enemy
24 Oct 1970Description ▼
While en route to rendezvous with the IMF in Switzerland, Paris is captured by a team of enemy agents, brainwashed, and programmed to kill his control: Phelps. While the enemy team creates a scenario which will trigger Paris' programming, the IMF must figure out exactly what has happened to their fellow agent to save his career and life.
31 Oct 1970
07 Nov 1970Description ▼
Brother and sister Alexi and Anna Kerkoska want to defect, and give the U.S. a list of government officials sympathetic to the West. Although Anna believes that the defection is genuine it's really a trap set by Alexi and Police Chief Petrovitch. They hope to get the list and embarrass the West in one fell swoop. Despite the trap the IMF must rescue Anna and recover the list. Meanwhile during the course of the mission Phelps and Anna begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.
14 Nov 1970Description ▼
A wannabe spy in an eastern European country happens upon an operation of the MI team. But, in a cleaver twist, as this amateur's dreams of becoming a super sleuth turn to greed the MI team manipulates him and government security forces to accomplish their mission and their escape.
21 Nov 1970Description ▼
A picture perfect extraction mission in an white dominated African country goes suddenly awry when an interrogator arrives unexpectedly. A well disguised member of the MI team is wounded but is aided by an angel of mercy with a secret past and reward seeking friend. As their fondness for each other grows Paris serves as an all too convincing decoy while the rest of the team searches for their lost comrade.
28 Nov 1970Description ▼
Government security forces surprise the MI team during a routine information exchange with insurgents. Dana and two rebels are captured including the rebel who, unknown to government forces, has the secret "notebook." Jim has a plan but the rebels are skeptical. With the possibility of a traitor in their mist and the help of a local priest of uncertain reliability, the MI must rescue the captives before they break under torture, before the security forces uncover the notebook and before the rebels take matters into their own hands.
12 Dec 1970Description ▼
A drug kingpin, not long for this world, is preparing to turn over his heroin empire to his heir apparent. Paris and Dana go undercover to turn the kingpin against his heir and convince him that Paris is the better candidate to trust with the secrets of his organization.
19 Dec 1970Description ▼
Paris's cover identify as a wealthy and influential American proves a bit too convincing. He is kidnapped and held for the ransom by rebels demanding the release of three of their comrades. The government agrees to cooperate in Jim's plan to rescue Paris only if he will capture one of the rebel leaders. But the rebels are very careful.
02 Jan 1971Description ▼
The IMF team is charged with bringing down a political manipulator who intends to use a group of student protesters with deadly effect to elevate his political puppet to higher office. Dana is a double threat posing as the puppet's daughter while infiltrating the protesters. Jim play's king maker to manipulate the manipulator.
09 Jan 1971Description ▼
A high tech organized crime group comes to the attention of our favorite IMF team following the murder of Barny's brother. To bring down the organization and the corrupt police captain allied with them Jim turns to his tried and true technique; infiltrate, sow distrust then wait for the fireworks.
16 Jan 1971
23 Jan 1971Description ▼
A routine mission to sabotage an enemy satellite takes a complicated turn when the engineer Paris is impersonating is arrested for murder, leaving Barney trapped on an active mine field. The remaining team members have until 4 AM to clear Paris and free Barney before the satellite comes crashing down.
30 Jan 1971Description ▼
Jim and Dana infiltrate a group of bank robbers, but the IMF's real target is the mysterious leader of the group who uses the thieves' booty to fund anti-American revolutionary activities. Natural conflicts in the robbers' personal agendas play right into Jim's hands.
06 Feb 1971Description ▼
In one of the IMF's most audacious plans yet the team blatantly frames their victim and attempts to snatch the body of a deceased leader literally from under the noses of the honor guards. Its' all part of Jim's plan to infuriate an official into revealing a sensitive document the US government wants to get its hands on.
20 Feb 1971Description ▼
Government forces in a racist African country have captured, Kitara, the leader of the revolutionary forces and will torture him to death in their effort to find the gold bullion he has hidden. To rescue Kitara and secure the gold Jim plans to manipulate the security official interrogating him. What better way to manipulate a racist than to turn him into what he least wants to be and turn his own forces against him?
21A Ghost Story
27 Feb 1971Description ▼
Barny exploits his technical wizardry to convince a neo-fascist that his son, who he murdered, wants to be exhumed and cremated. It's all part of the plan to obtain the secret nerve gas formula his son developed before a certain eastern power gets their hands on it. But like any good ghost story, nothing and no one is what they seem.
06 Mar 1971Description ▼
Eastern Bloc agent Alexander Vanin is serving time in a federal prison for espionage. Using auto-hypnosis he has blocked all information about the location or contents of a microfilm list he hid just before he was arrested. Vanin's wife is the only person who can remove the mental block and the only one Alexander will confide in. The IMF stage a welcome home party at Vanin's embassy (which has been cleverly vacated) to reunite husband, wife, and the top secret roll of microfilm.
17 Mar 1971Description ▼
Jim pulls a "James Bond" letting himself be captured so he can become beholden to arms dealer Armand Anderssarian who can get Jim released. A classic start to an IMF con. Meanwhile Paris, Barney and Dana gamble on Anderssarian's poker compulsion to bring his overextended debt situation to a crisis. But there's a wild card in the deck; Anderssarian's ditsy mistress who is jealous of the attention he's giving Dana and has a knack for doing the wrong thing at the worst time.
18 Sep 1971
25 Sep 1971
02 Oct 1971Description ▼
Organized crime bosses from across the country are meeting at a secluded mountain lodge to form an off shore corporation that will launder their money, and allow them to make legitimate investments. The Force has an afternoon to turn the crooks against each other, and get the number of the Swiss bank account containing $50 million in mob cash.
09 Oct 1971Description ▼
Criminal mastermind Pierson employs Dr. Burke who brainwashes fugitives to carry out political assassinations. Barney takes the place of the next fugitive to be used by Burke. But, when he can't take the drug to counteract Burke's procedure Barney succumbs to the brainwashing. In addition to completing the assigned mission, the IMF must now find their colleague who's somewhere in the city searching for his target.
16 Oct 1971Description ▼
It's time to take back the docks from a hard-nosed gangster. Jim throws everything in the book at him and a few things that aren't; pressure from the cops, pressure from "the family", a little sabotage, the long lost daughter of his partner who talks to her father's ghost who he just happens to have murdered and, what the heck, the ghost ship on which he murdered his partner. Will that be enough to break him? Probably not. But the "family" may not agree.
23 Oct 1971Description ▼
It won't be easy to turn a highly proficient and well-rewarded hit man against his boss. But let's give this a try. After he's gunned down, arrange for a world renowned surgeon, Barney, to give him a heart transplant. Then have his newbie girlfriend, Lisa, provide some not so subtle hints that the new heart has changed his personality and he's all washed up as a hit man. Then have a gangster, Jim, who's trying to muscle in on his boss's operation, make him an offer he can't refuse.
30 Oct 1971Description ▼
Lisa impersonates a mobster's alcoholic wife to raise her prestige from embarrassment to dangerous informant. That puts Lisa as well as her husband at risk of a mob hit which Jim expects to force the mobster into a rash decision to turn against the mob.
06 Nov 1971Description ▼
The mission: intercept an exchange of smuggled diamonds for $75 million cash. Capture the crooks, the cash and the diamonds. A simple job for the IMF except one of the crooks stole the diamonds. Now Jim has to convince a multi-millionaire diamond thief to give up his retirement plan.
13 Nov 1971Description ▼
Defense Department analyst Whitmore Channing has stolen microfilm detailing temporary blind spots in the nation's Defense Early Warning system. The information will be picked up from an unknown dead drop in less than 24 hours. In order to locate the drop, the IMF convinces Channing that the enemy attack has already begun. But, they don't know about an assassin being sent to kill the spy before he can talk.
20 Nov 1971Description ▼
The IMF team is charged with getting the goods on a corrupt music producer who murdered a singer he has under contract. After five years of thwarting cold war spies, this one should be easy; especially since the producer has an equally disreputable partner that that can be manipulated to turn against him. So why don't we let Barney and Willy have the fun of playing the mind games this time while Jim coordinates in the background.
27 Nov 1971Description ▼
Bad guys with eccentric ideas are just too easy. The IMF's next victim believes aliens are visiting the earth. So Jim, Lisa and Willy become aliens to convince him that he is their "chosen one" so he will expose candidates running for office that are in the pocket of organized crime.
04 Dec 1971Description ▼
To get close to a vindictive and paranoid criminal who stole a canister of nerve gas, Lisa poses as a career criminal in a jailbreak. A new IMF member, Wendell, impersonates the villain's brother to get close to him. Unknown to the criminal the canister is corroding, and will leak if it's not recovered in time. But that would suit him just fine.
13Run for the Money
11 Dec 1971Description ▼
The IMF team play the sport of kings in order to stop a ruthless syndicate. The syndicate is looking to corner the 'off track betting' market by violently disposing of their competitors, and any customers who happen to be in the way. But with Jim's plan the IMF is betting on his dark horse to win and there's no horse named Sure Thing.
18 Dec 1971
01 Jan 1972
08 Jan 1972
15 Jan 1972
22 Jan 1972Description ▼
Nora Dawson is the only person willing to testify against underworld boss Leon Chandler. Chandler has used his political connections to have Dawson committed to a corrupt mental institution where she is being drugged to destroy her credibility. The Force must rescue Dawson in time for her to testify against Chandler.
29 Jan 1972Description ▼
Murphy's Law catches up with the IMF: Casey's handcuffed to a suitcase full of TNT meant to kill her and a politician on the take and Barney was wounded when his cover was blown. With Barney recovering in the hospital, Phelps must quickly improvise a scenario that will give him and Willy Casey's location.
12 Feb 1972Description ▼
The IMF is charged with discouraging the mob's expansion plans. But Mr. Murphy makes another unexpected appearance and Willy is captured. Now Jim has to improvise a plan that includes rescuing Willy. Never has Jim so confused his adversaries, but will that make them predictable or just create more chaos?
19 Feb 1972Description ▼
To persuade a casino operator to expose mob connections within the gambling industry, Jim frames him so the mob's rivalries and lethal management methods will do his talking. To get "inside" Willy plays a crooked Black Jack dealer for Jim and Casey, a pair of gambling addicts, while Barney heists the take with a collection of gadgets too die for.
26 Feb 1972Description ▼
The impossible mission this time is to recover the multi-million dollar booty stolen by a family of smugglers. But when the action gets hot, Jim sustains a head injury and wakes up with amnesia and nothing but a fake ID to tell him who he is.
16 Sep 1972
23 Sep 1972Description ▼
Before he can sell it to a foreign power, the IMF force must trick a treasonous scientist into revealing the whereabouts of a cache of nuclear material by convincing him he is now living 28 years after nuclear war has devastated the country.
30 Sep 1972Description ▼
Mobsters Larson, and Rogan have made a deal to support Gen. Oliver Hammond in his bid to take over the island nation of Camauga. The IMF capture the mobsters en route, and force them to reveal the location of the safe deposit key before Hammond can apprehend the group.
07 Oct 1972
14 Oct 1972Description ▼
A domestic terror group has sent one of their agents to pick up a container of a deadly biological weapon in a small desert town. But the IMF convinces him that he's already been exposed to the germ, and the military is sealing off the town to contain the leak.
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