Dan goes to a photo booth outside of a penny arcade and picks up his briefing on Ferene Larya, the prime minister of Svardia. Larya is trying to establish democracy for his country but is ill and doesn’t have long to live. His personal successor, Deputy Premier Pavel, secretly plans to set up a dictatorship and purge his opponents. The IMF must keep Pavel from becoming prime minister...Read the full recap
Since Steven Hill had been fired by this time, his character Dan Briggs only appears in the opening tape and briefing sequences. Those were filmed months in advanced of the actual episode and used here to give the impression the actor was still on the show.
Guest agents: heart surgeon Dr. Harrison Selby and movie director Oliver Donovan.
This episode won an Emmy for Individual Achievement in Film and Sound Editing.