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Mission: Impossible: The Heir Apparent

General Envir Qaisette plans to force the Archbishop of Povia to declare him regent after the recent death of the kingdom. The IMF must discredit him to make assure he never assumes power.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x1
Production Number: 302
Airdate: Sunday September 29th, 1968

Guest Stars
Torin ThatcherTorin Thatcher
As Archbishop Djelvas
Rudy SolariRudy Solari
As Zageb
Charles AidmanCharles Aidman
As General Envir Qaisette

Co-Guest Stars
Fred VillaniFred Villani
As Tour Guide
Peter HellmanPeter Hellman
As Police Captain
Leonides OssetnyskiLeonides Ossetnyski
As Grand Duke
Diana BourbonDiana Bourbon
As Mme. Pollan
Alphonse MartellAlphonse Martell
As Dr. Vachtel

Max KlevenMax Kleven
As Secret Policeman
George SawayaGeorge Sawaya
As Stunt Guard
Joe TornatoreJoe Tornatore
As Dungeon Guard
Main Cast
Peter GravesPeter Graves
As James Phelps
Martin LandauMartin Landau
As Rollin Hand
Barbara BainBarbara Bain
As Cinnamon Carter
Peter LupusPeter Lupus
As Willy Armitage
Bob Johnson (1)Bob Johnson (1)
voiced The IMF Voice


Jim arrives at a park and picks up his briefing from an out-of-service phone booth. Archbishop Djelvas is the religious leader of Povia and must appoint a successor to the recently-deceased king. General Envir Quisette plans to overthrow the country unless he is named regent. The IMF must keep Povia from becoming a military dictatorship and stop Quisette...

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Episode Notes
The end credits change from this episode on. Instead of clips from the episode, stock inserts from different episodes are used.

Episode References
For the first and only time in the series, an IMF member briefly becomes the legally recognized ruler of a country. Cinnamon is sworn in as the ruler of Povia, even though the Archbishop knows she's a fake.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBruce Geller
ProducerWilliam Read Woodfield  |  Allan Balter
Associate ProducerBarry Crane
MusicLalo Schifrin
Music EditorDan Carlin Sr.
HairstylistAdele Taylor
Make-upRobert Dawn
Set DecoratorLucien Hafley
Production Sound MixerDominick Gaffey
Script SupervisorAlan Greedy
Post Production SupervisorPaul Krasny
Re-Recording MixerGordon L. Day
Director of PhotographyAndrew J. McIntyre
Art DirectorBill Ross
Production ManagerEdward Haldeman
Special EffectsJohn Burke (3)
Costume SupervisorSabine Manela  |  Forrest T. Butler
Main Title ThemeLalo Schifrin
Assistant DirectorTed Butcher
Assistant To The Executive ProducerPhilip D. Fehrle
Executive Vice President In Charge Of ProductionDouglas S. Cramer
Script ConsultantRobert E. Thompson
Supervising Property MasterArthur Wasson
VehiclesEd Chamey
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