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Paris replaces Nicolai while Sebastian takes Paris' place while Barney sneaks into the royal vault to replace the royal jewels but is blinded by a concussion. Barney manages to make his way to the vault despite his blindness and replace the real jewels with fakes. Paris-as-Nicolai slips Francesca a gun and she fake-shoots herself at the altar. Sabattini orders her entombed where Barney is on hand (barely) to rescue her and get back to the magic act where they get out of the castle, leaving Paris-as-Nicolai in place and Barney still within the walls. Meanwhile, Jim, pretending to be a fence, alerts Sabattini to the fact the jewels are replaced with fakes, and only Stephan knows where they are.moreless
An enemy power has launched a satellite containing a thermonuclear bomb and the IMF must destroy it. The control center on an island in the Adriatic Sea is surrounded by an impenetrable minefield designed by an American defector, Norris. Barney secretly sets off some of the mines - without an explanation, the facility security call in Norris, whom they haven't seen. Paris takes Norris' place and using plans that Jim stole earlier, shuts down part of the field, and Barney gets in to program the system to drop the satellite out of orbit. Unfortunately, on the mainland the real Norris kills his girlfriend, a government spy, and Paris-as-Norris is arrested for the murder!moreless
Vargas's plan to kill Sabattini and Nicolai catches Paris in the explosion which he (barely) survives but his cover (and his mask) is blown. Meanwhile, Sabattini has taken Jim to the imprisoned Stephan. A hidden Barney has placed a hidden projector screen in Stephan's cell while Jim has a projector in his briefcase. They project footage of Jim interrogating Stephan while everyone makes their escape and the royal family are reunited out of the country.moreless
General Sabattini has faked the death of Prince Stephan and plans to force Stephan's fiancee, Francesca, to marry him and let him ascend the throne over the simpleton Prince Nicolai. Once he has married Francesca, Sabattini plans to kill all three - the IMF must thwart him. Paris, Tracey, and Willy infiltrate the palace as a magic act, sneaking in with a hidden guest-agent Sebastian and Barney.moreless
John Darcy, codename "Kitara," leads a liberation movement in the African country of Bocamo and has been inadvertently captured by the ruthless Colonel Kohler. Kohler plans to torture Kitara, who if he confesses his true identity will result in the destruction of the entire movement. Kohler is after a truck full of government gold bullion Kitara stole. Jim and Doug play agents while Barney is captured and gets the location of the bullion from Kitara and gets it to Jim. Before his capture, Barney puts a rigged bulb in Kohler's UV sterilizer and Dana gives the man a drug that causes his skin to blacken, and Kohler soon believes that he's secretly a black native.moreless
Joe Corvin, a Syndicate money handler, ships millions through Swiss banks and the IMF must put him out of business. Corvin uses a courier that the IMF set up - Corvin has him killed and needs a new courier. Casey steps in as his mail-order bride addicted to drugs by airline employee-smuggler Jim.moreless
Armand Anderssarian is an illegal arms dealer who is about to complete a multi-million dollar deal selling arms to guerrilla groups around the world - the IMF must stop him. Jim pretends to be setting up a theft of a secret radar system and Anderssarian "sponsors" Jim with $5 million through Minister Sartori then plans to sell the system for $30 million.moreless
Gregory Tolan leads an underground cell specializing in bank robberies with the money going to finance an American revolution. His mysterious sponsor is Jonathan Brace, who runs other such cells throughout the U.S. The IMF must find out Brace's identity and apprehend him. Phelps (as a demo expert) and Dana (as his insider at Tolan's next target) get recruited and has to make sure Tolan steals the money without the police knowing so he can lead them to Brace.moreless
A Communist agent, Karl Maur, spots Paris on vacation, knocks him out and turns him over to Dr. Tabor, who is a brain specialist and mind control expert. Unable to break Paris, Tabor blanks out Paris' memories and uses an implanted electrode to program him to attack Jim by convincing the disguise expert that Jim represents an authority figure, similar to the ones he has lost two women to in the past.moreless
In the Middle East, Willy and Barney infiltrate a chemical plant to gain access to Dehominant-B, a quick-acting lethal gas. Barney is exposed to Dehominant-A while trying to get to the computer and crippled - Willy escapes and Barney is captured. Barney is interrogated and only has four hours to live. The team find out that Dr. Jerry Carlin, a dropout, is the only other person with the skills to access the computer. When Carlin rejects the team's appeal for help, Doug and Paris frame Carlin's girlfriend and threaten to keep her in jail unless he helps them.moreless
IMF team leader Dan Briggs assembles his team for the first time. The mission: to recover two nuclear warheads belonging to General Rio Dominguez from a hotel vault in Santa Costa. Dan and Willy sneak safecracker Terry Targo into the vault, who figures out how to get out. The team then captures Dominguez but Targo's fingers are broken in the attempt. Dan now has to come up with an alternative to get at the codes and remove the warheads.moreless
When Paris is kidnapped by Latin American revolutionaries seeking to force the government to release their comrades, the IMF must go into action to rescue him.
Presidente Rojas plans to give a speech to the U.S. Congress while his Chief of Internal Security Ferrar plans a takeover and sends an assassin known only as Plato (and known only to Ferrar) to kill the Presidente before he gives his speech. The IMF must find out who Plato is and thwart the assassination. Ferrar follows Rojas to the U.S. where the IMF fake a plane crash - when Ferrar wakes up he is on an uncharted island colony inhabited by the prisoners from a missing transport plane.moreless
On vacation with Jim, Barney dates Alma, a beautiful artist, and Luis Corba, a jealous suitor. Luis attacks Alma and accidentally kills himself when attacking Barney, who comes to Alma's aid. Luis' brother, the chief of police, arrests Barney and prepares to have him executed.
Kroll and Stevens run the Northeast Syndicate and the IMF must bring them down. In '37 the two of them killed a rival mobster, hid the body, and killed the witnesses, so the IMF needs to get Kroll to lead them to the remains. They grab Kroll, drug him up, and cosmetically alter him to look like he was in '37. Then they dump him on a Hollywood set and convince him through incredibly elaborate means he is in 1937 on the day of the murder and the rest of his life is a dream.moreless
The IMF must rescue three scientists in a dictatorial country and destroy their notes. They rescue two but the third one, Khora refuses to leave and is executed. Jim and Dana meet with his son Alex (a rebel leader) to get his notes and Dana is captured by the militia along with Alex's girlfriend, who has memorized the doctor's notes.moreless
The IMF must stop the faceless killer Stravos in two days' time - only his superior, Bergman, can contact him but even Bergman doesn't know who he really is. Jim plays a U.S. agent and heroin addict who kills another agent (Willy) and is forced to defect.
The team must steal a rocket laser and smuggle out Father Bernard and his list of Western operatives. Bernard puts the IMF in contact with Wittstock, who gets them the laser. Wittstock is killed after delivering the weapon and Police Colonel Eckert seals up the country to capture the IMF. Bernard dies of a stroke but gets the list, but nightclub owner Eric Schilling saw Dana with Wittstock and tries to take advantage of the situation to profit. When Barney splits the laser into five parts for the team to smuggle out of the country, Schilling gets hold of Dana's part and the team has to get the part from Schilling while escaping through the heavily-guarded airport.moreless
In San Pascal Premier Miguel Fuego and his nephew Ramone have signed a secret arms treaty with a Communist power to permit nuclear weapons aimed at the U.S. into their country. The IMF must expose the treaty before the missiles are installed. The team has Paris claim that Ramone's late father was killed by Miguel and that Paris' father at the closed Madrena Prison can verify this.moreless
Gangster Jack Wellman is moving syndicated crime into politics, killing off certain politicians and replacing them with men more sympathetic to the Syndicate. To stop him, Briggs and his team must discredit Wellman in the eyes of the Syndicate by making it appear that he's skimming funds from them.
Anna Kerkoska plans to defect with a list of American agents given to her by her father, the late Premier. Her brother Alexi also plans to defect, but it's actually a plan to grab the list, turn it over to Police Chief Petrovitch, and sell out his sister. Jim and Dana pretend to be a publisher brother-and-sister team and Paris kidnaps Dana to fake-force Jim to kidnap Anna for the Americans.moreless
Vincent Deane is a jazz musician and undercover U.S. intelligence operative who has top secret military plans on a microcircuit chip but was then captured and imprisoned. The IMF must get him out. Deane's interrogator, Brobin, has hooked Deane on drugs to try and break him using the withdrawal symptoms, unaware that the chip is concealed among some sugar cubes Deane had.moreless
In the country of Elkabar, King Ibn Borca is conducting a brisk slave business with the aid of supplier Karl de Groot. de Groot raids into neighboring countries. The IMF team must put the two men out of business.
Phelps must stop Charles Peck from using violence, created by professional provocateur Billy Walsh, to elevate his puppet, Mayor Steven Tallman to the governorship. Dana is a provocateur herself, arrested by Barney the current governor's representative. Walsh gets Dana out, and Paris is a blackmailer who convinces Tallman that Dana is his previously-unknown illegitimate daughter.moreless
Albert Zembra, head of the Mediterranean branch of the Syndicate, is dying of cancer and plans on passing his list of opium farms to his chosen successor. He plans on turning power over to Carlos Empori, engaged to his granddaughter. Paris poses as a mobster and old friend of Eve's and "renews" his friendship with her, all as part of their plan to undermine Carlos and have Zembra choose Paris.moreless
Larry Collier, newspaper editor and Barney's brother, is killed while trying to establish a link between corrupt police chief Abbot and Corley, the head of a ghetto mob who masks his illegal activities with an insurance front company. Barney, set up with a past as a crooked accountant, gets close to Corley by rescuing is secretary Millie, and Corley hires him on when he finds out about his "past."moreless
An undercover agent, Hays, assigned to gather evidence against Syndicate head John Lawton, is blinded in an explosion. Lawton's lieutenant Dietrich and his business adviser Matula are rivals - Matula is actually an FBI undercover plant - so the IMF must keep him from being exposed and make sure he takes Lawton's place. Lawton believes Hays is working with someone in his organization. Jim, surgically blinded, takes Hays' place.moreless
The IMF must break up a drug-smuggling ring - Bracken gets his drugs from Mexico compliments of Diego Maximillian, who gets his drugs legally from C.W. Cameron. The IMF must connect Cameron to Bracken.
Former internal security director Stefan Prohosh has been demoted to director of a museum. He has stolen an experimental metal alloy and concealed it in a modern sculpture at his museum, and plans to sell it to a foreign power to get them to back his bid for power. The IMF must recover the metal and stop Prohosh.moreless
The IMF team goes in as a circus team to rescue Anton Cardinal Vossek, who is being held in the impregnable Seravno Prison. Vossek is the leader of the country's freedom movement, in rebellion against Colonel Scutari, and is awaiting a fake trial before execution. With the aid of circus acrobat Crystal Walker, the team must get Vossek out. To do so, Rollin fakes being a pickpocket so as to be arrested. Once inside Servano, he has to sneak through the prison and get Vossek out of his cell as a test run for the next day...only for the guards to interrupt at an inopportune moment.moreless
Howard Bainbridge, a chemical warfare expert who defected to the East, was contaminated by his own experiments and then returned back to the U.S. and his family manor. Hisfather Justin, a paranoid arch-fascist, killed him and buried the body. Since Howard destroyed the records before defecting, the IMF must recover the body to get a sample of the chemicals. Justin isunaware that his head of security is an enemy agent also trying to find Howard's body.moreless
Rollin manages to avoid the guards and get to the roof, but Vossek is moved to a new cell in solitary confinement. Briggs comes up with a new plan and must then relay it to the imprisoned Rollin.
Emile Vautrain, a mystic and charlatan, has gained sway over the Grandduchess of Trent and plans to take control of the country. Jim and Pris fake a magic act to convince Vautrain they are working with First Minister Picard (loyal to the Grandduchess) and were planning to take Vautrain out and have Paris-as-Vautrain take his place. Vautrain forces them to change their act so he can establish his invulnerability.moreless
The team must break a Communist assassin who killed a U.S. Senator. The public assumes he was working for his government, but the Secretary believes someone else may be involved.
The IMF must recover the corpse of an undercover agent and the watch he wears that has incriminating evidence on a major Syndicate boss.
James Reed, an enemy agent, is posing as an analyst to get to a top-secret U.S. missile guidance system being tested and steal the plans - the IMF must have him take back fake plans and unwittingly pass on the incorrect information to his superiors. Dana takes the place of Read's contact and he and fake boss Jim fake a romantic relationship so Reed can get blackmail photos and use them to turn over the system.moreless
The IMF must uncover "K", head of European espionage working against the U.S., using Lady Cora Weston, an enemy agent and the wife of an elderly British lord. Jim and Paris pretend to have access to a new unscrambling device and Cora goes after Jim despite an attraction to Paris.
Alexander Vanin, arrested and convicted for espionage, hid a list of agents operating in the U.S. His control, Mishenko of the EEPR, has been ordered to get the list but Vanin refuses to give in because then Mishenko would cut him loose. The IMF must get the list.
The aging dictator Vorka plans to instigate an artistic purge with the help of his lieutenant Kull, and the IMF must assure he steps down and a less tyrannical deputy minister takes over. The IMF team plant projectors in Vorka's office and in his glasses during a fake BBC interview, then sics the "ghost" of a woman from his past on him and convince him the primary artist he is targeting, Zara, is actually his son.moreless
Only two Syndicate men know where $8 mil in heroin will be arriving - narcotics dealer Alvin Taylor an dhis executioner, Frank Kearney. When Jim approaches Kearney to make a deal and he refuses, Willie "shoots" Kearney - Barney as a surgeon then operates providing a heart transplant and covertly uses drugs and hypnotism to make Kearney mild-mannered.moreless
Dr. Cherlotov, a scientist of an enemy power, failed to defect to the West when his wife did. Now that he has developed a cheap, effective anti-ballistic system, the IMF are ordered to get him out. Unfortunately, they find out that Cherlotov doesn't wasn't to defect: he merely wants to convince his superiors he is loyal and live out his life doing valuable research for the state.moreless
Compilation of the two-part series episode "The Council," released theatrically.