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Internal Security Minister Maneul Ferrar has employed an assassin to kill his President, Adolfo Rojas. The IMF must trick Ferrar into revealing the assassin's identity, by faking a crash on a desert island.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x5
Production Number: 509
Airdate: Saturday October 17th, 1970

Director: Barry Crane
Story: Leigh Vance
Teleplay: Harold Livingston

Guest Stars
John ColicosJohn Colicos
As Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar
Lloyd BattistaLloyd Battista
As Chief of Police Francisco Diaz

Co-Guest Stars
Tol AveryTol Avery
As Stone
John S. RaginJohn S. Ragin
As Butler (as John Ragin)
Conrad ParhamConrad Parham
As Airline Clerk
Shirley WashingtonShirley Washington
As Stewardess
Dom TattoliDom Tattoli
As Presidente Adolfo Rojas
James AlmanzarJames Almanzar
As Lieutenant Barata
Shepherd SandersShepherd Sanders
As Plato (as Sheperd Sanders)
Ron HenriquezRon Henriquez
As Airport Guard
Bill BaldwinBill Baldwin
As Announcer
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
Sam ElliottSam Elliott
As Dr. Douglas Roberts


Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar meets with an assassin, Plato, to watch a broadcast of Presidente Adolfo Rojas. Rojas is giving a speech before the U.S. Congress and is planning a new diplomatic alliance. Once they finish watching, Ferrar tells Plato to make sure that Rojas never gives the speech and pays him $50,000, and he’ll be in Washington the next day...

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Episode Notes
Guest agents: Stone, Butler

Doug appears in this episode: Willy doesn't.

Episode Quotes
Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar: You leave on the midnight plane for Washington. I will follow tomorrow afternoon.
Plato: I trust you've already made the funeral arrangements?
Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar: I remind you, if you fail, the funeral arrangements will be ours.

Jim: You renewed your pilot's license, Barney?
Barney: Passed the test with flying colors, Jim.

Episode Goofs
At 14:12 the fake captain says that they have an electrical malfunction in number 4 engine. During the takeoff, it's clear that the airplane only has two engines.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBruce Geller
Executive ProducerBruce Geller
ProducerBruce Lansbury
Associate ProducerBarry Crane
CastingJim Merrick
Music EditorDan Carlin Sr.
Music SupervisorKenyon Hopkins
HairstylistAdele Taylor
Make-upRobert Dawn
Set DecoratorLucien Hafley
Production Sound MixerDominick Gaffey
Script SupervisorBarbara Atkinson
Production CoordinatorMike Jarvis  |  Dale Tarter
Post Production SupervisorJohn A. Fegan Jr.  |  William O. Cairncross
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 EditorJerry Taylor (2)
Assistant DirectorMichael P. Schoenbrun
Story ConsultantLaurence Heath
Executive Vice President In Charge Of ProductionDouglas S. Cramer
Supervising Property MasterArthur Wasson
VehiclesEd Chamey
Editorial CoordinatorLarry L. Mills
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