Episode S1-1, first aired 09/17/1966
In order to remove two nuclear warheads from a Caribbean island and prevent their imminent use, the "IMF" team enters a hotel being used as the headquarters of the island’s dictator so that the team members may gain access to the hotel’s vault where the warheads are being kept.
Episode S1-2, first aired 09/24/1965
Joseph Baresh, an IMF agent with a photographic memory, allows himself to be captured and subjected to a harsh interrogation to help destroy a politically connected mass murderer.
Episode S1-3, first aired 10/01/1966
When an unbreakable foreign agent (Fritz Weaver) known as "The Monster" who specializes in mass murder is discovered in Los Angeles, the IMF team needs to break him (only to discover a planned biological attack on Los Angeles area water system). The team must trick him into revealing the location of his biological devices by convincing him that it is three years into the future, he is back in his own country, and he is on trial for being an American spy.
Old Man Out: Part 1|
Episode S1-4, first aired 10/08/1966
With the rest of IMF team posing as a traveling circus performing in a city park next to an impregnable prison, Rollin allows himself to be imprisoned to rescue physically infirm Cardinal Vossek (Cyril Delevanti), the leader of a country’s freedom movement who was arrested and held in the prison for interrogation (and then scheduled for execution).
Old Man Out: Part 2|
Episode S1-5, first aired 10/15/1965
Continuation of the previous episode. The team's rescue plan hit a snag at the end of the previous episode when Cardinal Vossek was transferred to another cell.
Odds on Evil|
Episode S1-6, first aired 10/22/1965
In order to prevent an arms delivery to the prince (Nehemiah Persoff) of a principality by an arms dealer (Vincent Van Lynn) and to make sure that he cannot buy more (so that he is prevented from attacking an oil-rich, neighboring state), the IMF team enters a casino to rig the games.
Episode S1-7, first aired 10/29/1966
In order to unfix the election result in a foreign country (and prevent the police-controlled Nationalist party from establishing a terrorist dictatorship), the IMF team enters a police station being used as both a polling place and the headquarters of the party so that Barney may gain access to the station’s backroom where the fixed voting machines rigged with three "zero" wheels are being kept.
Episode S1-8, first aired 11/05/1966
When a friend's daughter is kidnapped by a crime boss and held as ransom for the exchange of an informant held in protective custody, Briggs calls in the IMF team to rescue her.
A Spool There Was|
Episode S1-9, first aired 11/12/1966
Rollin and Cinnamon pose as reunited ex-lovers in an unfriendly country in order to retrieve a spool of recording wire hidden by an agent killed while evading capture.
Episode S1-10, first aired 11/19/1966
In order to stop an expert in American traditions, slang, and customs (Arthur Hill) from conducting his plan of bacteriological warfare against the U.S. and to put him permanently out of business, the IMF team infiltrates a mock-up of an American town located behind the Iron Curtain where enemy agents learn to act as Americans.
Episode S1-11, first aired 11/26/1966
In this "haunted house" episode, a scientist (Beatrice Straight) is being asked to defect by the ghost of her late husband. In order to keep her from going behind the Iron Curtain and to get her working for the IMF again, Rollin, Barney, and IMF agent Ariana Domi (Martine Bartlett) pose as a psychic research team, countering the efforts of a medium (Donald Davis) who is pressuring her to work from behind the Iron Curtain.
Episode S1-12, first aired 12/03/1966
With an ill-mannered leader of an international narcotics syndicate (Lloyd Bridges) living in a country that has no extradition treaty with the U.S., Cinnamon romances him in order to get him out of the country so that he can be legally arrested and stand trial in the U.S. (kidnapping him has been ruled out as being politically embarrassing).
Episode S1-13, first aired 12/10/1966
When a woman named Elena (Barbara Luna) acting as a key agent of the IMF begins to behave in a bizarre manner indicating a severe emotional disturbance, Rollin and a psychiatrist (Barry Atwater) need to find out in six days why she is behaving so strongly and decide whether she will continue to be a dangerous threat to the IMF; if not, she will be killed.
The Short Tail Spy|
Episode S1-14, first aired 12/17/1966
Two feuding assassins of different ages representing two groups of an enemy country are focused on assassinating a professor who recently defected to the U.S.
Episode S1-15, first aired 01/07/1967
In this "treasure hunt" episode, sons of Adolf Hitler's most trusted Nazi officers gather in Zurich, Switzerland, to locate Hitler's "personal fortune" believed to be worth more than $300 million.
The Reluctant Dragon|
Episode S1-16, first aired 01/14/1967
An expert in rocket control (Joseph Campanella) working from behind the Iron Curtain was supposed to follow his wife (Mala Powers) in defecting to the U.S. a year earlier, but he was reluctant in leaving.
Episode S1-17, first aired 01/21/1967
When four elected officials are killed in "accidents" and replaced with persons favorably disposed toward organized crime, Dan and Rollin pose as caterers for a lavish get-together at the home of the U.S. syndicate boss (Simon Oakland) in order to stop him from expanding into government.
Episode S1-18, first aired 01/28/1967
Dan allows himself to be arrested, charged, and subjected to a show trial as a would-be saboteur in order to stop and discredit a public prosecutor and the head of the secret police (Carroll O'Connor) so that he will never be a political threat or threaten international peace.
Episode S1-19, first aired 02/04/1967
When the despotic prime minister of a white-supremacist West African regime attempts to sell the world's largest uncut diamond in order to finance a campaign driving the native majority off their tribal trust lands, the IMF Force is sent to destroy him.
Episode S1-20, first aired 02/11/1967
Dan and Cinnamon impersonate a former Nazi and his daughter who are invited to attend a reunion of aged Nazi leaders at the home of Nazi fugitive Martin Bormann, who is planning the creation of the Fourth Reich.
Snowball in Hell|
Episode S1-21, first aired 02/18/1967
The IMF must recover or destroy a vital component for a nuclear weapon that is in the hands of an evil prison warden (Ricardo Montalbán), and make sure that the warden does not give the formula to anyone else.
Episode S1-22, first aired 02/25/1967
When the assassination of a U.S. senator Kent Smith by a Communist bloc agent threatens to lead to war between America and the Communist Bloc, Dan and the IMF set out to prove the killing was actually orchestrated by the senator's principal backer.
Episode S1-23, first aired 03/04/1967
An Eastern European filmmaker plans to release a film he created to falsely allege an American war crime in Vietnam; the IMF must prove the film to be a fake.
Episode S1-24, first aired 03/18/1967
The IMF team must simulate a train ride carrying a dying prime minister to a Swiss hospital, to convince the leader that his chosen successor would become an oppressive dictator upon his ascension.
Episode S1-25, first aired 03/25/1967
When an American envoy is kidnapped and replaced by a disguised agent planning to assassinate a U.S. diplomat, the IMF must stop the assassination and elicit the whereabouts of the real envoy out of the enemy agent.
A Cube of Sugar|
Episode S1-26, first aired 04/01/1967
The IMF meets drug culture as Rollin and Cinnamon infiltrate a prison to recover a kidnapped agent as well as a microchip hidden within an LSD-laced sugar cube.
Episode S1-27, first aired 04/15/1967
Eartha Kitt guest stars as a contortionist recruited by Dan to help discredit an agent who has defected to the enemy.
Episode S1-28, first aired 04/22/1967
Cinnamon poses as a psychic to convince a tycoon that his life is in danger, leading to a high-stakes poker game against Rollin.
Episode S2-1, first aired 09/10/1967
First episode to feature Peter Graves as Jim Phelps. The IMF capture a heroin distributor and Cinnamon goes undercover as his "widow" in order to shut down part of "the Syndicate.
Episode S2-2, first aired 09/17/1967
The IMF team must recover some Incan gold artifacts, but their mission is further complicated when the one man who can lead them to the stolen artifacts goes blind.
Episode S2-3, first aired 09/24/1967
The IMF team must rescue two top-secret government scientists and their wives who have been working on a revolutionary new weapon, Project 12.
Episode S2-4, first aired 10/01/1967
The head of a bank in the East Zone (James Daly) murders would-be defectors after being entrusted with their money, and the IMF must eliminate him before he can use the embezzled money to launch a new Nazi movement.
The Slave: Part 1|
Episode S2-5, first aired 10/08/1967
Slavery is still practiced in a Persian Gulf nation, but there is tension in the nation's leadership on the issue. IMF is tasked with stopping this trade, by exploiting this tension. The IMF's plan is to unleash a cloud of bats inside the prince's bedroom in order to kidnap the princess and sell her at the slave market.
The Slave: Part 2|
Episode S2-6, first aired 10/15/1967
Continuation of the previous episode. Barbara Bain is sold to a slave trader, and then switched with the kidnapped princess just before the auction. The princess is an English woman who has convinced her husband, the king's brother, that slavery is wrong. The IMF contrives to get the king's brother to the slave auction, where he discovers his own wife being sold at auction. The king's brother then demands an end to slave markets in his country.
Episode S2-7, first aired 10/22/1967
When an innocent American archaeologist becomes entangled in a plot to assassinate the president of a country (Pernell Roberts), the IMF must rescue the seriously ill American and prevent the president being killed by his chief of security (Michael Strong).
The Money Machine|
Episode S2-8, first aired 10/29/1967
An African financier (Brock Peters) is printing counterfeit currency that could destroy his nation's economy. The IMF must put him out of business and recover the stolen printing plates he is using to make the counterfeits.
Episode S2-9, first aired 11/05/1967
A stolen jade statuette is sacred to a small Asian country, and in order to prevent an international incident the IMF must recover it from the private high-security collection of a wealthy but paranoid American defense contractor (Darren McGavin) by using ther services of the newest member of the IMF Team--a specially trained cat named Rusty.
Episode S2-10, first aired 11/12/1967
In order to recover millions of dollars (in the form of platinum bars) stolen from the needy by a married couple (Fritz Weaver, Hazel Court) and to put a stop their charity racket for good, the IMF team goes to the couple’s estate on the French/Italian border where a group of millionaires have been invited for the collection of $1 million supposedly to build a new hospital wing.
The Council: Part 1|
Episode S2-11, first aired 11/19/1967
By taking over honest businesses, a criminal enterprise headed by Frank Wayne (Paul Stevens) is corrupting the nation’s economy by depositing millions of dollars into Swiss bank accounts, causing an intolerable drain of U.S. gold reserves. In order to get the syndicate’s records, turn them over to the proper authorities, and put an end to the organization.
The Council: Part 2|
Episode S2-12, first aired 11/26/1967
Continuation of the previous episode. This two-part story was released theatrically outside the US as Mission: Impossible vs. the Mob.
Episode S2-13, first aired 12/03/1967
When the exiled leader of a country was seized by the head of the secret police, he possessed microfilm containing the names of officials and citizens who support him which, if returned to the country, would result in their murder and kill their chance of liberation. In order to rescue him and ensure the microfilm does not return to the country, Cinnamon poses as an astrologer, and Barney and Rollin secretly board an aircraft transporting the leader and perform an in-flight rescue operation through the cargo compartment of the aircraft.
Echo of Yesterday|
Episode S2-14, first aired 12/10/1967
The head of Europe’s munitions plant (Wilfrid Hyde-White) is planning to turn over complete control of his vast industrial empire to the leader of a resurging neo-Nazi group (Eric Braeden). In order to stop them, Jim poses as an American Nazi, and Cinnamon poses as a photographer resembling the industrial leader’s former wife to re-awaken old memories of her murder committed by Adolf Hitler.
Episode S2-15, first aired 12/17/1967
The IMF must break the enemy's encryption code to prevent a pneumonic plague release in the United States.
Episode S2-16, first aired 01/07/1968
A map of NATO's missile defense system must be duplicated in order to fool a female spy.
A Game of Chess|
Episode S2-17, first aired 01/14/1968
A gold shipment, sent to fund an anti-communist resistance movement, has been seized by the country's government and the IMF must get it to its intended recipients, but an international chess champion and con artist is also after the gold.
Episode S2-18, first aired 01/21/1968
Microfilm detailing an enemy plot is affixed to an emerald in the possession of a notorious arms dealer; the IMF must obtain the microfilm and eliminate the enemy agent who has been sent to buy the gem.
Episode S2-19, first aired 01/28/1968
When a childhood friend of Phelps' is sentenced to death in Latin America, the IMF go "off-book" to save him. This episode has no tape scene or dossier scene, and Cinnamon Carter (Barbara Bain) does not appear, nor is she mentioned.
Episode S2-20, first aired 02/04/1968
The IMF must arrange the arrest of the owner (Edmond O'Brien) of a chain of medical clinics who is distributing counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
Episode S2-21, first aired 02/18/1968
In an "off-book" mission, Phelps accidentally discovers that a small town is filled with enemy sleeper agents; he is drugged and declared paralyzed by a stroke, but Rollin smells a rat.
Episode S2-22, first aired 02/28/1968
Conventional law-enforcement methods cannot stop a criminal mastermind, but his superstitions may be his undoing.
Episode S2-23, first aired 03/03/1968
A museum curator (Alf Kjellin) must be prevented from giving an experimental alloy to a foreign power.
Trial by Fury|
Episode S2-24, first aired 03/10/1968
The IMF must save a Latin American political prisoner who is falsely accused of being an informant by other prisoners while being held in isolation in his totalitarian country's prison camp.
Episode S2-25, first aired 03/17/1968
When U.S. bomber crashes behind the Iron Curtain, the IMF must recover its fail-safe before a brilliant U.S. defector can reveal its secrets to the communists.
The Heir Apparent|
Episode S3-1, first aired 09/29/1968
Cinnamon impersonates a lost princess to foil the planned coup of a would-be military dictator (Charles Aidman).
The Contender: Part 1|
Episode S3-2, first aired 10/06/1968
Barney impersonates a boxer to prevent gangsters (Ron Randell, John Dehner) from corrupting U.S. sports.
The Contender: Part 2|
Episode S3-3, first aired 10/13/1968
The conclusion of the previous episode.
Episode S3-4, first aired 10/27/1968
The IMF travel to Africa to stop a gold-hungry mercenary (Pernell Roberts) and end his reign of terror.
Episode S3-5, first aired 11/10/1968
To stop a brutal racketeer (Vincent Gardenia) from controlling the U.S. grocery industry, the IMF must convince his hitman to turn state's evidence.
Episode S3-6, first aired 11/17/1968
To secure power, a general replaces a country's beloved cardinal with a lookalike; the team devises a plan to switch them back.
Episode S3-7, first aired 11/24/1968
In South America, the IMF must prevent a vain, Evita-like matriarch (Ruth Roman) from seizing power in a coup.
Episode S3-8, first aired 12/01/1968
The IMF must discredit an enemy diplomat (Fernando Lamas) who is supplying a foreign power with the locations of U.S. missile control centers.
Episode S3-9, first aired 12/08/1968
The IMF must discredit a foreign minister of culture whose influence prevents his premier from establishing a non-aggression pact with the United States.
Episode S3-10, first aired 12/15/1968
In Miami, the IMF must prevent a crime syndicate from funding an exiled dictator's (Albert Paulsen) plan to launch a counter-revolution.
Episode S3-11, first aired 12/22/1968
A bank robber (Donnelly Rhodes) plans to wait in prison on a lesser charge until the statute of limitations expires on his theft; the IMF must convince him to retrieve the loot early, before his double-crossed partners get wind of the con.
Episode S3-12, first aired 01/05/1969
Cinnamon is captured behind the Iron Curtain, and Jim must kidnap, break, and trade an enemy agent before she breaks, bargaining with a treacherous officer (John Vernon) in the process.
The Mind of Stefan Miklos|
Episode S3-13, first aired 01/12/1969
A double agent within U.S. intelligence is being fed false information, but his suspicious handler (Edward Asner) asks for a security check. Miklos (Steve Ihnat), an enemy mastermind, is sent to investigate and the IMF must convince him that the information is true and the handler is the traitor.
The Test Case|
Episode S3-14, first aired 01/19/1969
A "hired gun" bacteriologist is developing a deadly but short-lived virus for the Warsaw Pact; the IMF must eliminate him and his virus.
Episode S3-15, first aired 01/26/1969
When a crime boss escapes justice the IMF must trick an underling operating a crooked casino into turning state's evidence.
The Glass Cage|
Episode S3-16, first aired 02/02/1969
Barney and Willy get arrested in an Eastern Bloc nation to fake the escape of a resistance leader, who is in an escape-proof cell.
Episode S3-17, first aired 02/16/1969
When a nearly bankrupt European industrialist (Alf Kjellin) tries to recover his fortune by selling a nuclear bomb to the highest bidder, the IMF must keep the weapon out of the hands of third-world nations.
Episode S3-18, first aired 02/23/1969
An enemy internal security chief (Anthony Zerbe) uses his own assistant (Martin Sheen) in the hope of out-foxing the IMF and exposing a high-ranking American agent.
The Bunker: Part 1|
Episode S3-19, first aired 03/02/1969
Imprisoned underground in an Eastern European nation, a brilliant scientist is being forced to develop a deadly missile.
The Bunker: Part 2|
Episode S3-20, first aired 03/09/1969
In the conclusion of the previous episode, the IMF must rescue the scientist (Milton Selzer) and his wife (Lee Meriwether) before another nation's master of disguise can assassinate him.
Episode S3-21, first aired 03/23/1969
A near-eastern ultra-nationalist assigns a demolitions expert (Mark Lenard) to kill his nation's leadership so a peace treaty can be replaced with a declaration of war. The IMF must act in time.
Episode S3-22, first aired 03/30/1969
Jim, shot and captured during exfiltration, is joined by an attractive double agent (Joan Collins) – but whose side is she really on?
Episode S3-23, first aired 04/06/1969
Coup plotters (Nehemiah Persoff, Jerry Riggio) have looted a treasury to unseat a South American president (Rodolfo Acosta).
Episode S3-24, first aired 04/13/1969
The IMF must eliminate two of the three contenders for chief of secret police in an eastern European nation.
Episode S3-25, first aired 04/20/1969
An enemy officer (Henry Silva) knows a deadly secret, but is under interrogation in another hostile nation.
Episode S4-1, first aired 09/28/1969
In order to stop an invasion and shatter an alliance between two countries, the IMF team must photograph and break a code in a matter of minutes, by mounting a chosen-plaintext attack. First appearance of Leonard Nimoy as Paris.
The Numbers Game|
Episode S4-2, first aired 10/05/1969
The IMF team tries to get a deposed dictator to divulge his Swiss bank account number by making him believe World War III is about to begin.
The Controllers: Part 1|
Episode S4-3, first aired 10/12/1969
Jim and a female agent pose as scientist who claim to have invented a new, more efficient drug which turns people into willing slaves. Their objective is to replace the real drug with a placebo.
The Controllers: Part 2|
Episode S4-4, first aired 10/19/1969
The Team must are forced to change tactics when one of their targets is killed upsetting the plan.
Episode S4-5, first aired 10/26/1969
Paris poses as a counterfeiter in order to get access to and destroy a safe containing 100 million drona worth of counterfeit money as well as the plates used to make it. If the counterfeit money is released then that nation's gold reserves will be depleted and the pro-Western government will be overthrown in a revolution. The main challenge when entering the vault is to overcome the vault's ultrasonic defenses.
Episode S4-6, first aired 11/02/1969
Jim and Willy pose as U. S. religious workers who are willing to trade guns in exchange for the life of an imprisoned priest who is about to be executed.
Episode S4-7, first aired 11/16/1969
An fanatic ex-SS officer plans to fund neo-Nazis with stolen money upon his release as a prisoner. The IMF team simulates a submarine journey to trick him into divulging his Swiss bank account number.
Episode S4-8, first aired 11/23/1969
Paris convinces a mob figure that he can read the mind of his double-crossing boss, while Barney attempts to steal an incriminating file from the boss's safe.
Episode S4-9, first aired 11/30/1969
A country is unaware that its premier is long dead and has been replaced by a double (both played by Leonard Nimoy) who is about to name a successor.
The Double Circle|
Episode S4-10, first aired 12/07/1969
An art lover is made to believe he can own a priceless Buddha statue. In the meantime the IMF team tries to retrieve a formula by breaking into his impenetrable safe.
Episode S4-11, first aired 12/14/1969
A Middle Eastern king needs to be restored to the throne, so the IMF team simulates a kidney transplantation during which he seemingly will donate his kidney to his murderous brother.A compilcation arises during the "operation" when supporters of the "evil" brother try to "sabatoge" the opertions and kill both brothers. In the end the supporters of the evil brother accidentally kill him thinking he is the "deposed" Brother.
Episode S4-12, first aired 12/21/1969
The IMF team must stop a terminally ill renegade Allied agent from detonating an atomic bomb in an enemy capital.
Episode S4-13, first aired 12/28/1969
A stolen isotope could make atomic weapons affordable to every country in the world. Paris poses as an amnesia victim to retrieve the stolen isotope.
The Falcon: Part 1|
Episode S4-14, first aired 01/04/1970
The IMF team must stop an arranged wedding between the king (Noel Harrison)'s cousin Francesca (Diane Baker) and a ruthless usurper to the throne (John Vernon), and rescue the king, Francesca and the man she truly loves.
The Falcon: Part 2|
Episode S4-15, first aired 01/11/1970
The wedding is halted when Francesca shoots herself dead… or does she?
The Falcon: Part 3|
Episode S4-16, first aired 01/18/1970
The IMF launch the last stage of their plan, but time is running out...
Episode S4-17, first aired 01/25/1970
The IMF team plans to use a trained dog named Chico to retrieve two parts of a microfilm that, when combined, reveal a list of double agents who have infiltrated a drug cartel and who are in danger of being exposed by the microfilm.
Episode S4-18, first aired 02/01/1970
Paris, Willy and guest agent Zorka (Margarita Cordova) pose as gypsies and rescue a 12-year-old king (Barry Williams). To fool his assassins, the king has to dress up like a girl.
Episode S4-19, first aired 02/08/1970
Using a clever projection system a dictator is made to believe that he sees the spirits of his dead victims. He must be removed from power so a political moderate can take control of the government and stop the planned purge of the nation's pro-West artist community.
Episode S4-20, first aired 02/15/1970
Jim and his team must infiltrate a prison to block the release of a ruthless terrorist who is about to be pardoned.
Episode S4-21, first aired 02/22/1970
The IMF must break a spy ring in London. Matters get complicated by the fact that Paris develops feelings for the beautiful Lady Weston, who is part of that spy ring. After that, he is cast as a jealous lover in a romantic love triangle.
Episode S4-22, first aired 03/01/1970
The IMF team must stop an unknown assassin.
Episode S4-23, first aired 03/08/1970
Jim and his team rescue a prisoner and hide him at a conspicuous location right under his captors' noses. Then they use the rescue to topple the military junta that rules the nation.
Episode S4-24, first aired 03/15/1970
While on holiday with Jim, Barney kills a man in self-defense and is marked for execution by the dead man's brother (Pernell Roberts), a corrupt chief of police. The IMF team must rescue Barney before it is too late and expose the police chief's true colors.
Episode S4-25, first aired 03/22/1970
A mystic (Leonard Nimoy) plans to abuse his powerful influence over a duchess to ascend to the throne.
Episode S4-26, first aired 03/29/1970
Paris poses as the son of a martyred youth leader in order to stop a dictator who plans to crush the youth movement of his country.
Episode S5-1, first aired 09/19/1970
The IMF must stop a contract assassin (Robert Conrad) who makes all his decisions based on random chance.
Episode S5-2, first aired 09/26/1970
The IMF must bust an illegal pharmaceutical ring where a US manufacturer (Dana Elcar) sells – legally – to a Mexican businessman (Robert Alda), who then smuggles the product back across the border to a west-coast distributor (Sal Mineo).
Episode S5-3, first aired 10/03/1970
First appearance of Sam Elliott as recurring IMF team member Doug. When Barney is accidentally poisoned and subsequently caught during an attempt to destroy a computer, the IMF must persuade the only person in the area who can fill in for Barney to do the job – except he's reluctant to help and threatens to turn the team in.
Episode S5-4, first aired 10/10/1970
Jim Phelps discovers a series of murders going on in his hometown, and he brings in the rest of the IMF team to help him get to the bottom of it.
Episode S5-5, first aired 10/17/1970
In order to foil an assassination, the IMF must convince the only man (John Colicos) who knows the identity of the assassin that his plane has crash-landed onto a notorious penal colony.
My Friend, My Enemy|
Episode S5-6, first aired 10/25/1970
While motorcycling in Europe, Paris is recognized by enemy agents, kidnapped, and programmed to murder his "control" – Jim Phelps.
Episode S5-7, first aired 10/31/1970
Paris must impersonate a kabuki artist and Willy must fight a jujitsu master in order to expose the murder of the Japanese wife of an American businessman by her wealthy isolationist brother (Khigh Dhiegh).
Episode S5-8, first aired 11/07/1970
The IMF must spirit the daughter of the late premier of an Eastern-bloc country – and the secret dossier he gave her – to the west out from under the nose of her brother and the country's security chief, who knows of her desire to defect and wants the secret document, a list of moderate pro-Western officials.
Episode S5-9, first aired 11/14/1970
While the IMF smuggles a secret weapon out of an Eastern-bloc country, they must contend with the meddling of a nightclub owner (Anthony Zerbe) who is not as clever as he thinks he is.
Episode S5-10, first aired 11/21/1970
While attempting to smuggle the ill leader of a black nationalist movement from the clutches of his country's murderous white settler minority, Barney is wounded by the secret police and forced to seek refuge with a deaf-mute seamstress. Can the IMF find Barney before the secret police do?
Episode S5-11, first aired 11/28/1970
After a scientist is executed, the IMF must discover the location of his notebook in order to keep it out of the hands of the military, led by a scheming colonel (Mark Lenard).
Episode S5-12, first aired 12/12/1970
Paris impersonates an American mobster in order to infiltrate the Syndicate's Mediterranean branch, obtain the list of their opium suppliers, and prevent the branch's terminally ill boss (Albert Paulsen) from perpetuating his empire.
Episode S5-13, first aired 12/19/1970
At the conclusion of a successful mission in a Latin country, revolutionaries kidnap Paris, believing he actually is the successful American hotel magnate that he had been portraying.
Episode S5-14, first aired 01/02/1971
A youth organizer is hired by a political boss and his puppet mayor (Lloyd Bochner) to foment student violence in order to make their political opponents appear weak.
Episode S5-15, first aired 01/09/1971
The IMF helps Barney avenge the murder of his older brother by the black Mob.
Episode S5-16, first aired 01/16/1971
An enemy agent attempts to steal the guidance system and schematics for a top-secret missile, but the IMF has secretly switched them out for fakes in order to set enemy weapons research back. Unfortunately, the team must also contend with a psychotic mechanic who is convinced that Dana Lambert is his former girlfriend.
Episode S5-17, first aired 01/23/1971
In order to help Barney cross an enemy minefield and destroy a nuclear satellite, Paris impersonates the American defector who designed the minefield. But when the real defector is accused of murder, the enemy forces take Paris into custody and reactivate the mines, with Barney trapped inside the field.
Episode S5-18, first aired 01/30/1971
Jim and Dana infiltrate a crew of bank robbers in order to discover the identity of the mysterious man they're funding, who aims to eventually overthrow the US government.
Episode S5-19, first aired 02/06/1971
To discover the hidden location of a secret nuclear treaty and avoid a Cuban-style missile crisis, the IMF team must convince the son (John Vernon) of the country's deceased former leader that the new leader is framing him for murder.
Episode S5-20, first aired 02/20/1971
In order to rescue a renowned resistance leader imprisoned in an African colony governed by apartheid, the IMF utilize drugs and a special light bulb to trick a white governor (Lawrence Dobkin) into believing that his race has been altered.
A Ghost Story|
Episode S5-21, first aired 02/27/1971
A fascist militia leader (Andrew Duggan) must be made to believe that he is seeing and hearing ghosts in order to find where he has hidden the corpse of his son, which contains the only remaining clues to the secret of a deadly nerve gas.
Episode S5-22, first aired 03/06/1971
An US imprisoned Spymaster Colonel (Frank Marth) of the East European People's Republic gave his wife a code representing the location of the list of his government's spies in the US, then hypnotized himself to forget the list and its location, with the wife serving as the only trigger. In order to get the list, the IMF throws a fake party for the couple at the real embassy of the EEPR.
Episode S5-23, first aired 03/17/1971
The IMF uses a rigged card game in order to bankrupt an illegal arms dealer (George Sanders). But when the computer the team was using is sabotaged, Paris must beat the arms dealer at five-card stud poker without any help.
Episode S6-1, first aired 09/18/1971
Jim undergoes surgery to be temporarily blinded in order to pose as a ex-federal investigator [who had been caught in an explosion caused by the Syndicate at an industrial facility] to protect a undercover officer in the Syndicate from being exposed by a Syndicate rival.
Episode S6-2, first aired 09/25/1971
To bring down a pair of crime syndicate bosses by finding evidence of a murder committed by them years before, the IMF must convince one of them (William Shatner) that he has travelled back in time to his youth in 1937.
Episode S6-3, first aired 10/02/1971
The IMF must infiltrate a Syndicate financial meeting – held at a mountain resort only accessible by aerial tramway – to discover the group's Swiss bank account number.
Episode S6-4, first aired 10/09/1971
A Syndicate boss has been using a psychopathic doctor to brainwash former prison inmates to assassinate public officials and then kill themselves immediately after, and Barney must go undercover and resist the doctor's "training" to expose them.
Episode S6-5, first aired 10/16/1971
The IMF has to break the Syndicate control over a waterfront and its docks by making the local boss believe a ship is haunted by the ghost of a man he killed.
Episode S6-6, first aired 10/23/1971
The IMF makes a Syndicate drug smuggler (Joe Don Baker) believe he has received the heart of a priest in a transplant operation, faked for the benefit of him and his associate (Billy Dee Williams), and that he is taking on the donor's personality traits in order to intercept a large heroin shipment.
Episode S6-7, first aired 10/30/1971
In order to put two Syndicate operators out of commission, Casey poses as the wife (Elizabeth Ashley) of one of the operators attending a group encounter alcohol rehab center in order to convince the two operators that each is double-crossing the other.
Episode S6-8, first aired 11/06/1971
When an underling steals a shipment of diamonds out from under the nose of a Syndicate fence (Fritz Weaver) and hides them underwater offshore, Casey makes the fence and the underling believe SCUBA diver Jim has already found them in order to retrieve the gems and the $75 million earmarked for their sale.
Episode S6-9, first aired 11/13/1971
After an murderous East European People's Republic enemy agent (Kevin McCarthy) steals the secrets of the US Distant Early Warning (DEW) system against nuclear missile strikes, he is made to believe the United States has been invaded by the country he's spying for in order to retrieve the document and uncover the identity of his "control" who knows where the copy of DEW microfilm plans are hidden.
Episode S6-10, first aired 11/20/1971
Posing as an aspiring singer, Barney makes a Syndicate record executive (William Windom) believe he has an audio recording of the night the executive threw a woman off a balcony.
Episode S6-11, first aired 11/27/1971
A wealthy media tycoon (Steve Forrest)[secretly controlled by the Syndicate] has one of his own reporters murdered when the man gets too close to the truth; Jim and Casey make the tycoon believe they are extraterrestrials with the secret to eternal life in order for the tycoon to publicaly expose corrupt candidates in an upcoming election.
Episode S6-12, first aired 12/04/1971
When a paranoid Syndicate enforcer (Christopher George, Lynda Day George's husband) threatens to release deadly nerve gas in a heavily populated area to force the release of his brother from prison, the IMF must recover the defective gas canister before it leaks and kills thousands.
Run for the Money|
Episode S6-13, first aired 12/11/1971
To bring down a Syndicate man running illegal parimutuel betting parlors and stop the saboteur blowing up their competition, the IMF pits the two men against each other by making the saboteur believe he's buying a stolen and disguised super-horse.
Episode S6-14, first aired 12/18/1971
In order to take down the largest supplier of uncut heroin on the eastern seaboard (Anthony Zerbe) and uncover both his opium source and his US distrubitor, the IMF makes him believe an island off the coast of Georgia is really off the coast of Africa.
Episode S6-15, first aired 01/01/1972
Casey poses as the Irish mail-order bride of a Syndicate boss (James Gregory) in order to disrupt an international money laundering ring.
Episode S6-16, first aired 01/08/1972
In order to discover the location of film negatives an inmate is using to blackmail a Syndicate boss, cellmate Jim must bust the inmate out of prison for real.
Episode S6-17, first aired 01/15/1972
When a Syndicate boss threatens to flee the country to avoid prosecution and take a secret list of corrupt officials with him, tarot reader Barney convinces him he has a heretofore unknown (and separated) conjoined twin to get him to divulge the list's location.
Episode S6-18, first aired 01/22/1972
Casey gets herself committed to a prison-like mental hospital in order to save the only witness in a murder trial against a Syndicate boss from being driven insane by the corrupt staff.
Episode S6-19, first aired 01/29/1972
After Barney's cover is blown during an operation to discover the identity of a politician demanding bribes from the Syndicate, the rest of the team races to warn bag woman Casey that the satchel she's carrying is actually a bomb.
Episode S6-20, first aired 02/12/1972
When Willy is captured stealing the $10 million bankroll of a pair of Syndicate loan sharks, the rest of the IMF must not only turn the loan sharks against each other in order to get the money, but also rescue Willy before a Syndicate doctor can break him using a truth serum.
Episode S6-21, first aired 02/19/1972
To take down a Syndicate casino owner (Jack Cassidy), the IMF makes his Syndicate bosses believe he's planning to rob his own vault and flee with the money to the Caribbean.
Episode S6-22, first aired 02/26/1972
To recover $8 million stolen during an Army payroll heist in Southeast Asia and nab a smuggling family, the IMF convinces one brother (Bert Convy) that the other brother (Jon Cypher) is trying to have him killed. However, after Jim is shot during the mission, he develops amnesia.
Episode S7-1, first aired 09/16/1972
In New Orleans, Jim Phelps poses as a pool shark in order to locate microfilm in a dead agent's wristwatch.
Episode S7-2, first aired 09/23/1972
A nuclear physicist (Vic Morrow) who stole 50 kg of plutonium to sell to foreign interests is made to believe that the United States was leveled by a nuclear holocaust and that he has been catatonic for 28 years.
Episode S7-3, first aired 09/30/1972
The IMF must find the key to a safety deposit box containing $5 million, which is earmarked to buy the Syndicate's way into a country's takeover.
Episode S7-4, first aired 10/07/1972
To rescue an undercover federal agent whose cover was blown, the IMF turns two mobsters against one another by making one of them think he is seeing visions of his dead wife.
Episode S7-5, first aired 10/14/1972
In order to recover a stolen bioweapon canister and ferret out a diabolical scientist's (Ray Walston) terrorist organization, the IMF makes the organization's courier believe he has been infected himself.
Episode S7-6, first aired 10/21/1972
In order to find out the drop location of the largest cocaine shipment ever to come to the United States, the IMF sets up an assistant (William Shatner) of a drug kingpin with what the assistant thinks is an opportunity to undercut him for a bigger payoff.
Episode S7-7, first aired 10/28/1972
In order to locate $27 million of Syndicate money, the IMF must take down a human smuggling ring which purports to smuggle criminals out of the country but, in reality, brainwashes them to give up the location of their stolen money and then disposes of them. This was the final episode of the original series to be scored by Lalo Schifrin.
Episode S7-8, first aired 11/04/1972
Barney poses as a director making a film about an unsolved murder committed by a Syndicate money man (John Vernon) in order to get hold of Syndicate financial records.
Episode S7-9, first aired 11/11/1972
The IMF plans to remove the remaining allies of an incarcerated Syndicate chief in order to obtain both the proof of his guilt in an unsolved murder and the identity of his secret partner known only as "The General.
Episode S7-10, first aired 11/18/1972
The IMF has less than one day to locate and disarm a hydrogen bomb planted somewhere in the western United States by a small group led by a brilliant nuclear physicist demanding the resignation of named Congressmen and cabinet officials and the reversal of certain foreign policies of US Government.
Episode S7-11, first aired 12/02/1972
In an off-book mission, a mob boss who lost money and records as a result of the IMF operation of the sixth season episode "Casino" (S06/E21) holds Jim Phelps hostage for the purpose of using the team to steal a letter from a safe deposit box that can be used to convict him of murder.
Episode S7-12, first aired 12/09/1972
In order to bring down a brilliant hitman (Alex Cord), the team tricks him into believing he kills people during blackouts.
Episode S7-13, first aired 12/22/1972
After the head of a criminal family is injured in a hunting accident and confined to bed, his younger brother (Roddy McDowall) wants to take control of the empire and change its policies. The IMF must determine the family's new criminal enterprise involving more than $100 million, discover the reason for the change of policy, and smash the new plan.
Episode S7-14, first aired 01/05/1973
When the ruthless leader of a criminal gang (Kim Hunter) flees to a Caribbean island that has no extradition treaty with the U.S., the IMF uses her belief in the occult to induce her to return to the US of her own free will so she can be captured and the gold she stole can be recovered.
Episode S7-15, first aired 01/12/1973
After a mobster's wife kills him and takes his vital criminal records into her possession, the IMF induces a false belief in her that he survived and is trying to kill her so that the records can be located and turned over to the authorities.
Episode S7-16, first aired 01/19/1973
A top KGN assassin (Gary Lockwood) claims to be defecting, and the IMF team (which includes Elizabeth Ashley) must kidnap him from the headquarters of an untrustworthy Federal Intelligence Service (FIS) in order to determine whether he's a genuine defector (or "defecting" for the purpose of feeding false intelligence).
Episode S7-17, first aired 01/26/1973
After a Syndicate executive (George Maharis) steals incriminating computerized records, the IMF makes him believe he has stumbled onto a mystical society with the secret of eternal youth to gain possession of the records before his arch-rival (Cameron Mitchell) does.
Episode S7-18, first aired 02/09/1973
The IMF returns to boxing to expose and destroy the criminal boxing operations of the Syndicate handled by its man (Joe Maross) and his partner (William Windom) who is a corrupt promoter.
Episode S7-19, first aired 02/16/1973
The team is sent after a powerful drug-dealer (Claude Akins), whose daughter (Jenny Sullivan) is addicted to amphetamines.
Episode S7-20, first aired 02/23/1973
In order to prevent a secret terrorist organization known as "The Pendulum" from disrupting the power centers of the United States and executing a major attack on the country in a plan called "Project Nightfall," the IMF must convince a brilliant but ruthless member of the organization (Dean Stockwell) he's being recruited by a more powerful organization.
Episode S7-21, first aired 03/02/1973
After a brilliant thief Ed Nelson and his accomplice looted a country's national treasure of pre-Columbian art worth $5 million, the IMF makes the thief believe that he has precognitive visions in order to locate the art and prove his guilt. At the end is a surprising twist ending.
Episode S7-22, first aired 03/30/1973
A jewel thief (Barbara McNair) and her crew (which includes Pernell Roberts) steal the crown jewels of Marnsburg, a country hostile to the US. To prevent the sale of the jewels to the Syndicate, the IMF must recover the jewels and place them in a vault of Marnsburg's consulate without any help from the unfriendly country.
Episode S8-1, first aired 10/23/1988
Remake of "The Killer" (S5-1) of the original series. When an assassin kills his protégé and replacement as IMF team leader, Jim Phelps comes out of retirement in order to stop both the assassin and the man behind him, known only as "Scorpio". His team's job is complicated when it's discovered the killer makes his decisions at random.
Episode S8-3, first aired 10/30/1988
Remake of "The System" (S3-15) of the original series. In order to get him to turn state's evidence against his Syndicate boss, the IMF makes a crooked casino owner believe his boss is setting him up to be eliminated.
Episode S8-4, first aired 11/06/1988
In order to tempt the strongman leader of a Latin American country onto a US territorial island so that he can be extradicted, the IMF uses a 15-year-old boy to pose as his long-lost son. This is the first original episode to either be produced or aired for the revival series.
Episode S8-5, first aired 11/20/1988
Remake of "The Condemned" (S2-19). After Grant's father Barney Collier is framed for murder in Istanbul, the IMF must break him out of prison and determine why he was set up.
Episode S8-2, first aired 11/27/1988
Nicholas poses as one of the four grandsons of Nazi officers who want to use a stash of Nazi gold hidden by their grandfathers at the end of WWII in order to finance a wave of terrorist activities in Europe. Episode revived from the original series (S1-15).
Episode S8-6, first aired 12/11/1988
In order to rescue the daughter of a West German negotiator, the team manipulates a crooked East German doctor who offers to smuggle people to West Berlin for an exorbitant fee but, in reality, delivers them into the hands of the Stasi. The episode is a loose remake of the original series episode "The Bank".
The Cattle King|
Episode S8-7, first aired 12/18/1988
The IMF sets out to thwart an Australian cattle rancher and arms dealer who is offering to sell Stinger missiles to terrorists by making him think he has been cursed by an Aboriginal shaman. This episode is very similar to "Doomsday".
Episode S8-8, first aired 01/15/1989
When a Czechoslovakian nuclear scientist and chess grand master wishes to defect to the west with his daughter, the IMF must get him out from under the watchful eye of his escort, a suspicious Soviet colonel.
Episode S8-9, first aired 01/28/1989
The IMF team uses the supernatural interests of the domineering mother of a serial killer in order bring him down after he kills the princess of an oil-rich sultanate.
Episode S8-10, first aired 02/04/1989
A royal usurper is out to kill the true heir to the throne of the Himalayan kingdom of Bajan-Du by replacing the pieces of a deadly puzzle that is part of the coronation ceremony with replicas that will ensure failure.
Episode S8-11, first aired 02/11/1989
The IMF makes the heads of the organization of a Greek tycoon and relief medicine smuggler believe he is double-crossing them.
Episode S8-12, first aired 02/18/1989
While performing advanced recon for a mission to recover the money looted from the treasury of a Caribbean nation by its ousted dictator and his Eva Perón-like wife.
Episode S8-13, first aired 02/25/1989
A Washington journalist has a sideline in blackmail and the team must stop him by turning his confidante and bodyguard against him.
Episode S8-14, first aired 03/18/1989
The IMF must go to Africa to stop a rogue former MI6 agent from selling a cache of diamonds in order to finance the sale of chemical weapons. The mission is complicated when Jim Phelps is recognized by the enemy agent and he is shot.
Episode S8-15, first aired 03/25/1989
The team investigates a member of the English gentry who involves foreign and domestic officials in Satanic rituals and human sacrifice for blackmail purposes.
Episode S8-16, first aired 04/08/1989
A French terrorist has stolen a deadly bacteria that causes rapid organ deterioration in those infected by it. The IMF must convince her she has been infected herself in order to re-obtain it.
Episode S8-17, first aired 04/15/1989
When a psychotic ex-IMF scientist begins killing the old IMF team that Jim Phelps led which put him behind bars and frames Jim Phelps for the murders, the new team must figure out how he is killing from his prison cell and try to save the remaining targeted agents. Lynda Day George reprises her role of Casey from the original series; the character was given the first name "Lisa" in order to avoid confusion with the character of Casey Randall.
Episode S8-18, first aired 04/29/1989
The team must track down the purveyor of a computer virus that destroys the systems of naval vessels and acquire the only antivirus from the creator.
Episode S8-19, first aired 05/06/1989
The team has to take down the head of a white slavery operation in Louisiana by using the voodoo beliefs of his trusted lieutenant to drive a wedge between them.
The Golden Serpent: Part 1|
Episode S9-1, first aired 09/21/1989
In order to bring down the ruler of a small southeast Asian principality, who is also a member of an opium cartel, the IMF makes the prince believe his long-dead twin brother is still alive and out for revenge. Greg Morris guest stars as Barney Collier.
The Golden Serpent: Part 2|
Episode S9-2, first aired 09/28/1989
Conclusion. After making the leader of the cartel believe the prince had been stealing from him, Jim Phelps and Nicholas pose as rivals trying to take over the organization.
Episode S9-3, first aired 10/05/1989
In order to save a European princess targeted for assassination by a member of her inner circle from the killer known only as "Coyote", the IMF poses as a film production crew making a film about the assassin.
Episode S9-4, first aired 10/12/1989
The IMF team poses as circus performers to rescue a priest who can bring down a corrupt Baltic defense minister and recover a hidden relic which contains state secrets. Similar to the original series episode "Old Man Out".
Episode S9-5, first aired 10/26/1989
Grant must get close to a religious zealot while the team works to convince her that her co-conspirator has betrayed her by bringing her leader, the Holy One, into the blast zone of a nuclear bomb she has placed in a secret location.
Episode S9-6, first aired 11/02/1989
A power-hungry Eastern European general plans to turn war games on his country's border into the real thing. His objective is to conquer the bordering nation's oil fields and overthrow his own government; the team must use the general's fervent belief in astrology against him.
Episode S9-7, first aired 11/09/1989
When the first private manned space flight is hijacked by terrorists, with Shannon on board, the IMF has to take control of both the spacecraft and mission control before a retaliatory US missile strike levels the base – with the rest of the team hostage inside.
The Fuehrer's Children|
Episode S9-8, first aired 11/16/1989
A neo-Nazi leader plans to unify the world's white supremacist groups and create a fourth Reich using kidnapped children that were brainwashed from an early age.
Episode S9-9, first aired 11/30/1989
During The Troubles, the IMF uses the legend of the banshee to stop a small-town pub owner who blew up a bus full of old people in order to goose his side business of arms dealing.
For Art's Sake|
Episode S9-10, first aired 12/14/1989
An important national painting, on loan to the United States, is stolen by an art thief and placed in a hidden gallery. The IMF have to recover the painting before an international incident occurs, with a little help from a computer-forged Degas. Alex Cord, the villain from Season 7's "Crack Up" from the original series, stars as the villain in this episode.
Episode S9-11, first aired 01/06/1990
The IMF travels to the Middle Eastern nation of Orambaq to disrupt a terrorist plot to destroy the American wheat harvest that would introduce virus-laden seeds into the US supply.
Episode S9-12, first aired 01/13/1990
The IMF must stop evil miners from using the beliefs of a Pacific cargo cult to extract gold in a manner that is killing the islanders.
Episode S9-13, first aired 01/20/1990
The team investigates a series of assassinations of government officials by their subordinates, who then kill themselves. This episode is a remake of season 6's "Mindbend".
Episode S9-14, first aired 02/03/1990
A wild west tourist attraction in Nevada being run by a power-broker ex-Congressman is a front for a secret operation that the IMF must uncover and put a stop to.
Church Bells in Bogota|
Episode S9-15, first aired 02/10/1990
The plan to bring a brutal Colombian drug lord to the US to stand trial is complicated when Shannon, undercover as a singer, is in a plane crash and develops amnesia.
The Sands of Seth|
Episode S9-16, first aired 02/24/1990
A museum curator is killing Egyptian politicians to resurrect the ancient death cult of Seth and crown himself pharaoh.