Scientist Jan Benes, who knows the secret to keeping soldiers shrunken for an indefinite period, escapes from behind the Iron Curtain with the help of CIA agent Grant. While being transferred, their motorcade is attacked. Benes strikes his head, causing a blood clot to form in his brain. Grant is ordered to accompany a group of scientists as they are miniaturized. The crew has one hour to get in Benes's brain, remove the clot and get out. Written by
Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>
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Did You Know?
During filming, one of the two 3 inch "Proteus" models used in the miniaturization sequence was left by an open window and was subsequently carried off by a crow. See more
The four crew members escaping through the tear duct at the end left the laser behind, which would grow back to its original size inside of Benes' head thereby killing him. See more
We're going to see things no one has ever seen before. Just think about it.
That's the trouble. I am.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.127