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Mission: Impossible: The Falcon (1)

General Ramon Sabatini has faked the death of Prince Stephan, his country's rightful ruler, and is keeping him imprisoned to force Stephan's fiancee, Francesca, to marry Ramon and make him heir to the throne. Once positioned, Sabatini plans to dispose of Stephan's successor, the simple-minded Nicolai, as well as Stephan and Francesca. The IMF must stop Sabatini and rescue Stephan.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x13
Production Number: 412
Airdate: Sunday January 04th, 1970

Director: Reza Badiyi
Writer: Paul Playdon

Special Guest Stars
Noel HarrisonNoel Harrison
As Nicolai
Diane BakerDiane Baker
As Francesca

Guest Stars
Lee MeriwetherLee Meriwether
As Tracey
John VernonJohn Vernon
As General Ramon Sabattini

Co-Guest Stars
Logan RamseyLogan Ramsey
As Colonel Manuel Vargas
Marcel HillaireMarcel Hillaire
As Bishop
Joseph RealeJoseph Reale
As Prince Stephan
Dal JenkinsDal Jenkins
As Rousek
Tony GiorgioTony Giorgio
As Foyer Guard
Josh AdamsJosh Adams
As Tour Officer
Marjorie BennettMarjorie Bennett
As Woman
Jason HellerJason Heller
As Man
John RoseJohn Rose
As Upstairs Officer
Peter KilmanPeter Kilman
As Stephan's Guard

Frank Da VinciFrank Da Vinci
As Sebastian
Main Cast
Peter Graves (1)Peter Graves (1)
As James Phelps
Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
As The Amazing Paris
Greg MorrisGreg Morris
As Barney Collier
Peter LupusPeter Lupus
As Willy Armitage
Bob Johnson (1)Bob Johnson (1)
voiced The IMF Voice


Jim goes to a drive-in to get his briefing. Prince Stephan of a European country was reported killed two weeks ago in an automobile accident. However, Stephan is alive but being secretly held by General Ramon Sabattini. Sabattini is holding Stephan and plans to force his fiancée, Francesca, to marry him and thus secure his claim to throne. Right now the throne is occupied by Francesca’s cousin, Nicolai. Once Sabattini takes the throne, he will kill Stephan, Nicolai, and Francesca, and then ally with enemy countries. The IMF must rescue all three of them and stop Sabattini...

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Episode Notes
Guest agents: Tracey, Sebastian, trained falcon Lucifer

Episode Quotes
Paris: Magicians are an obsession with Nicolai. Power is an obsession with Sabattini. Ambition will be the downfall of Vargas and Buccaro.

(introducing Tracey)
Paris: The great mind reader, Madam Vinski.
Nicolai: I am without words.
Tracey: But you are not without thoughts, Your Majesty

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBruce Geller
Executive ProducerBruce Geller
ProducerStanley Kallis
Associate ProducerBarry Crane
CastingJim Merrick
MusicRichard Markowitz
Music EditorDan Carlin Sr.
HairstylistAdele Taylor
Make-upRobert Dawn
Set DecoratorLucien Hafley
Production Sound MixerDominick Gaffey
Script SupervisorAlan Greedy
Production CoordinatorDale Tarter
Post Production SupervisorPaul Krasny  |  William O. Cairncross
Re-Recording MixerGordon L. Day
Director of PhotographyKeith C. Smith
Art DirectorGibson Holley
Production ManagementBill Derwin
Sound EditorMichael Colgan
Special EffectsJohn Burke (3)
Costume SupervisorForrest T. Butler  |  Dodie Shepard
Main Title ThemeLalo Schifrin
Film EditorArthur Hilton
Assistant DirectorGordon A. Webb
Executive Vice President In Charge Of ProductionDouglas S. Cramer
Script ConsultantPaul Playdon
Supervising Property MasterRobert O. Richards
VehiclesEd Chamey
Editorial CoordinatorMike Vejar
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