Mission: Impossible (1988–1990)

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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

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1990 | 1989 | 1988
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »
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 Jim Phelps (35 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Nicholas Black (35 episodes, 1988-1990)
Antony Hamilton ...
 Max Harte (35 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Grant Collier (35 episodes, 1988-1990)
Bob Johnson ...
 Voice on Disc (35 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Shannon Reed (24 episodes, 1989-1990)
Terry Markwell ...
 Casey Randall (12 episodes, 1988-1989)
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Jim Phelps is the head of a super-secret government agency ("Impossible Mission Force"), and is often given secret anonymous covert missions to attempt; quite often they are unmasking of criminals or rescuing of hostages. He picks his team depending on which tasks need to be done. One thing is vital on an Impossible Mission: the mission must be carried out in entire secrecy, often relying on high-tech equipment and elaborate deceptions. An update of the classic 1966 series, featuring a great deal of high-tech gadgetry. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Your Mission, Should You Decide To Accept It....


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23 October 1988 (USA)  »

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The series was originally planned to be a limited series. A new cast was hired to play the characters from the original Mission: Impossible (1966), and the episodes were all going to remake original series scripts. This changed when Peter Graves returned to the role of Jim Phelps; the other characters were then renamed, and the show became a continuation of the original. See more »

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Voice on Disc: [Line repeated near the beginning of each episode in the series as Jim Phelps listens to the tape/disc containing his instructions and setting up the episode storyline] Your mission, Jim, should you decide to accept it...
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Follows Mission Impossible Versus the Mob (1969) See more »

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just perfect
20 December 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

i used to watch this when i was a kid and believe me its just too awesome. Its classy and its just too smart. Always waited for the episodes. The acting is just excellent and i have watched a few of the old original ones and that's great too. But this series is just too excitable and fascinating. If anyone would like to spend their weekend watching an old series of spy movies or series then THIS IS THE ONE.

Am sorry i just loved this and another series called bounty hunters. But IMDb doesn't have that series here which is very surprising.

Just feel sad that they lamed such a great series into a lame movie where stunts are just really impossible. But if you watch this series they will make you understand whats the real meaning of *Mission Impossible* where its possible but kinda impossible. Watch it then you would know what am talking about.


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