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Jim returns to his hometown on a personal errand, but calls in the team when he discovers a serial killer is on the loose.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x4
Production Number: 502
Airdate: Saturday October 10th, 1970

Director: Reza Badiyi
Writer: Laurence Heath

Guest Stars
Joe MarossJoe Maross
As Sheriff Brad Owens
Sharon AckerSharon Acker
As Connie Hastings
Jacqueline ScottJacqueline Scott
As Cynthia Owens
Fred BeirFred Beir
As Joe Keith
Frank Webb (1)Frank Webb (1)
As Seth Morley
Patricia Smith (1)Patricia Smith (1)
As Julia Keith
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
As Midge Larson
Larry PennellLarry Pennell
As Karl Burroughs

Co-Guest Stars
Jack DonnerJack Donner
As Stan Sherman
James SikkingJames Sikking
As Corrigan
Owen BushOwen Bush
As Reynolds
Main Cast
Peter GravesPeter Graves
As James Phelps
Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
As The Amazing Paris
Lesley Ann WarrenLesley Ann Warren
As Dana Lambert
Greg MorrisGreg Morris
As Barney Collier
Peter LupusPeter Lupus
As Willy Armitage


Jim Phelps has returned to his hometown of Norville and is working at his family boat shop preparing to sell the property to the state for a park. His childhood friend Connie Hastings drives by and waves a brief greeting. Further down the road, her tire blows out and she pulls over. A man whispers at her from the woods, calling her "pretty girl," and she runs down the road and into the woods, screaming. Jim hears her and goes to check things out, and Connie's pursuer runs away...

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Episode Notes
This is one of the series' few personal missions, where there is no tape intro and no team briefing. As such it is also one of the few times when Bob Johnson doesn't do the IMF tape voice.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBruce Geller
Executive ProducerBruce Geller
ProducerBruce Lansbury
Associate ProducerBarry Crane
CastingJim Merrick
MusicRobert Prince
Music EditorDan Carlin Sr.
Music SupervisorLeith Stevens
HairstylistAdele Taylor
Make-upRobert Dawn
Set DecoratorLucien Hafley
Production Sound MixerDominick Gaffey
Script SupervisorBarbara Atkinson
Production CoordinatorMike Jarvis  |  Dale Tarter
Post Production SupervisorWilliam O. Cairncross  |  John A. Fegan Jr.
Re-Recording MixerJoel Moss
Director of PhotographyRonald W. Browne
Art DirectorGibson Holley
Production ManagementGordon A. Webb
Sound EditorMichael Colgan
Special EffectsJohn Burke (3)
Costume SupervisorMichael Tierney  |  Dodie Schaefer
Main Title ThemeLalo Schifrin
Film EditorJohn Loeffler
Assistant DirectorHarry F. Hogan III
Story ConsultantLaurence Heath
Executive Vice President In Charge Of ProductionDouglas S. Cramer
Supervising Property MasterArthur Wasson
Editorial CoordinatorLarry L. Mills
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