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To eliminate Syndicate partners Frank Stevens and Thomas Kroll, the IMF must convince the elderly Kroll that the last 34 years of his life have been a dream. Once they've convinced him it's the same day in 1937 when Kroll and Stevens killed rival mobster Danny Ryan, they hope to get Kroll to lead them to where the corpse is hidden so they can put the men away for good.


Episode Info


Episode number: 6x2
Production Number: 601
Airdate: Saturday September 25th, 1971



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Guest Stars
William ShatnerWilliam Shatner
As Thomas Kroll
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Michael BaseleonMichael Baseleon
As Frank Stevens
Recurring
Paul ManteePaul Mantee
As Bill Fisher
Recurring
Martin AsheMartin Ashe
As Doctor
Recurring
James DarisJames Daris
As Arthur
Sam EdwardsSam Edwards
As Drunk
JanaireJanaire
As Carol Swanson
Alex GerryAlex Gerry
As Proprietor
Paul BryarPaul Bryar
As St. John (David St. John)

Uncredited
William BenedictWilliam Benedict
As Gate Guard
Recurring
Charles PicerniCharles Picerni
As "Danny Ryan"
Recurring
Frank OrsattiFrank Orsatti
As Stevens' Hood
Main Cast
Peter Graves (1)Peter Graves (1)
As James Phelps
Greg MorrisGreg Morris
As Barney Collier
Peter LupusPeter Lupus
As Willy Armitage
Bob Johnson (1)Bob Johnson (1)
voiced The IMF Voice

Recap

Police officers arrive at the hospital where an elderly female witness, Gladys Collins, has just come out of a coma. Before they arrive, a Mob killer named Arthur posing as a doctor enters Gladys’s room and secretly plans an explosive charge on an oxygen tank. The man slips out just as the police arrive. The detective in charge, David St. James, talks to the barely-conscious Gladys and asks for help to put away gangsters Tommy Kroll and Frank Stevens. As she starts to talk, the bomb goes off, killing them all...

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Episode Notes
Guest agents: Bill Fisher, many others

This is the last appearance of Sam Elliott as Doug, carried over here from Season 5 for a single guest appearance.



Episode Quotes
Frank Stevens: You want a drink?
Casey: Frankie, you know I never drink during the day. Unless it's still the night before.



Episode Goofs
The detective at the hospital room gives his name as David St. James. However, the end credits identify him as David St. John.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorBruce Geller
Executive ProducerBruce Geller
ProducerBruce Lansbury
Associate ProducerBarry Crane
CastingJim Merrick
MusicLalo Schifrin
Music EditorDan Carlin Sr.
Music SupervisorKenyon Hopkins
HairstylistAdele Taylor (1)
Make-upRobert Dawn
Set DecoratorLucien Hafley
Production Sound MixerDominick Gaffey
Script SupervisorBarbara Atkinson
Production CoordinatorMike Jarvis  |  Dale Tarter
Post Production SupervisorWilliam Cairncross  |  John A. Fegan Jr.
Re-Recording MixerJoel Moss
Director of PhotographyRonald W. Browne
Art DirectorGibson Holley
Production ManagementMichael P. Schoenbrun
Special EffectsJohn Burke (3)
Costume SupervisorMichael Tierney  |  Dodie Schaefer
Main Title ThemeLalo Schifrin
Film EditorJerry Taylor (2)
Assistant DirectorBill Derwin
Story ConsultantLaurence Heath
Sound Effects EditorWilliam M. Andrews (2)
Supervising Property MasterArthur Wasson
VehiclesEd Chamey
Editorial CoordinatorLarry L. Mills
 
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