Mission: Impossible (1996)
The car explosion footage is taken from Mission: Impossible.
scenes are taken from this film
Brian DePalma was a big Hitchcock fan. His Mission: Impossible features Vanessa Redgrave, daughter of "The Lady Vanishes" star Michael Redgrave, in a film that also features espionage onboard a train. Switching identities and loyalties are themes in both as well.
The famous Langley-heist scene is an homage to the Topkapi-heist scene
Krieger asks, "Is he serious?" to which Claire replies, "Always". Leslie Nielson has a similar line in Airplane! in which he is asked "Surely you can't be serious Airplane also co-starred Peter Graves, who starred in the original Mission Impossible tv series.
The exploding rubber gum
The first level of the fourth episode references the MI theme and features a self-destructing audio tape. Duke has to enter a computer room through a ventilation shaft, in the room a knife stick in the top of the computer can be seen.
Siskel says Emmanuelle Béart will co-star with Tom Cruise in this movie this summer
joe's rigged harness based on the movie
Kenan and Kel hum the theme when they try to retrieve the hose from the Dawson's mailbox
Title on billboard.
Oprah mentions that "The Rock" toppled the film from its top spot on the weekly box office charts. Siskel and Ebert briefly give their opinions on it.
Entering the lab out from the ceiling air vent by rope is a take from the film.
Sequence where Bill Case puts explosives in mansion
Banner enters SeaBase suspended on a wire like Ethan Hunt in the first Mission Impossible movie
Poster at Video Store.
During his interview with Stacy Cornbred, Tom is seen descending horizontally from the ceiling with a harness; also, after the missing girl is discovered, Tom vows to save her as "a mission [he] choose[s] to accept"
"You saw that on Mission: Impossible, did you?"
mentioned by Billy Crystal
Mentioned by Mo
Mallory refers to the film.
Episode name is a parody of the title of this film.
Julius (Peter Stormare) uses the movie title while describing their heist.
Eric uses the Eric doll to imitate the scene in which Ethan Hunt breaks into the vault.
dialog (segment "Die Selbsttötung der Sara W.)
Cartman owns a Mission Impossible Breaking and Entering toy kit
"Langley was a cakewalk compared to this"
The computer mainframe in the C.I.A. building resembles the one featured in this movie.
porn called "Mission: Inpenetrable"
The final mission starts with the main characters dropping into the enemy headquarters on a rope
Dialog when Timo acts as Slobo in the bar
The movie is mentioned by Jan
Referenced when Chode is crawling through ductspace
A variation of the movie's scene is played
Title, Tom Cruise, Porsche, Audi TT and car chase mentioned by Jeremy and audience member
Shake dresses in the attire from the iconic scene in this film and he suspends from the cieling to avoid lasers when stealing something, like in this film.
This title is referenced.
Video case is shown in a video store.
DVD in video store
Referenced by Ferecito
correct response in "Hacker Cinema" category
Of the Shanghai job, Luther says "Langley was a cakewalk compared to this" - a reference to the Langley break-in in the first Mission: Impossible.
mentioned by Gia
The theme music from this movie is played during the episode's introduction.
Fictional sequel talked about.
Howard's Tom Cruise dream mentions him "dropping silently down from the ceiling dressed in jet black"
Choi wants an opening action shot "like an opening scene in 007 or in Mission Impossible"
Uses the theme from this film
Fifi Box and Paul Green dance to the theme from this movie, and talk about it during their introduction.
In a segment on Fifi Box and Paul Green's rehearsal, the theme music from this movie is played when Fifi's radio partner arrives to give her some lessons.
Movie poster is seen in theater
Scene in museum; mention is made of Tom Cruise
movie on shelf
the background music in Jerry's Tom Cruise impersonation video is music from this movie series which starred Cruise
The episode title as well as title card pay homage to this film (the scene in the title card is based on the film rather than the show). Cosmo also says "Your mission, if you choose to accept it".
The updated Mission: Impossible theme from this film is heard in the background in one scene.
The updated Mission: Impossible theme from this film is heard in one scene
The updated Mission: Impossible theme is played when the immigration police enter.
Tom Cruise is referred to as "Mission Impossible."
DiNozzo: "suddenly I see myself dangling from wires"
Movie Ethan brings Rhonda
Uri Geller mentioned one contestant's perfomance looked like Mission: Impossible
When Ty Picks a lock, he said he has seen every Mission Impossible movie
Opening credits typography in segment 'John Travolta y Tom Cruise Presentan Muchachada Nui'
One of the contestants is a Tom Cruise look-alike, so he mentions the Cruise incarnation of the franchise.
video shown on shelf
Mentioned in a $1,600 clue in the category "'People' Sexiest Man Alive"
While rapelling face first down a building, one contestant yells, "Step aside Tom Cruise"
Girls recreate a scene from the film
downloading a computer file surrepetitiously, Jonathan sings to himself to the tune of the theme music
One of the characters remarks that a room they enter is "very 'Mission: Impossible.'" Like the first Mission: Imposisble movie, the majority of the mission-going characters die early in the mission.
Justin Chang mentions Tom Cruise's role as Ethan Hunt in this movie
Flynn drops into the castle throne room to steal the princess' crown, spoofing this film
Gary lists films that feature wireless earpeices.
Referenced by Grady
Roman says: - This just went from "mission: impossible" to "mission: frickin insanity"
Ryan Fletcher tells Nikita that not even Tom Cruise on a harness could break into the SCIF room at the CIA - presumably referring to "Mission: Impossible".
M.O.D.O.K. is lowered on wires to steal an object like Tom Cruise, only M.O.D.O.K. can't reach it.
"Mission: Impossible was easier to follow than this."
A still is shown
The narrator mentions this movie by name as Mission Impossible series
One of the elves is lowered by rope into a child's home, in a scene very reminiscent of the scene where Tom Cruise drops into the CIA safe room with arms and legs splayed.
The phrase "mission im-pool-sible" is used in reference to a story about "Tom Cruise' swimming.
"Your mission, if you choose to accept it".
Tom Cruise visions Dennis Mitchell as Ethan Hunt from this movie.
In the highlights of Johnny Ruffo and Luda Kroitor's rehearsals, Johnny says that he feels like Tom Cruise because learning the Salsa is Mission: Impossible.
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Mentioned in dialogue.
The phrase 'mission possible" is used in conjunction with Tom Cruise.
Henry Czerny makes a reference that he feels like Job from the Bible. He starred in Tom Cruise film, Mission Impossible (1996, where he played IMF director Eugene Kittridge, and went up against an antagonist code-named Job who communicated by lifting passages from the Bible.
The phrase "mission impossible" is used in reference to Tom Cruise.
episode title was derived from older series title
Video case is shown in Matt's room.
mentioned by Jimmy
Ethan Hunt is among Silver's hit list.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) is the sequel to Mission: Impossible (1996), Mission: Impossible II (2000) and Mission: Impossible III (2006).
title mentioned by Gru
The Bureau Raid mission is similar to the CIA HQ heist in this film
Amy is lowered into Holt's room like in the film.
Jay asks civilians whether they would be better in a "Mission: Impossible-type film" or a "Da Vinci Code-type film"
Xander mentions this movie by name
Dominic's robbery in Dublin - dangling from the ceiling and evading a laser maze - references the first Mission: Impossible movie.
the Globetrotters mention Mission Impossible and Tom Cruise
mentioned by director Fred Cavayé: they have practically make "Mission Impossible"
Bertram talks about being a secret government agent and Jessie says: ''Slow your roll, lame Bond.'' which is a reference to both James Bond and the movie.
Mentioned by Tosh
Break into cafe scenes are homage to Mission Impossible
When Paddington climbs the chimney with the hoovers, the Mission: Impossible theme is heard.
Mentioned by Einav
Title is written on a wall
Cruise states that it's the first film he ever produced.
Main titles pay direct homage.
Clips shown in Best Action Sequence category
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
recalls the original
Clips shown in a segment on Ethan Hunt.
"Screenwriter's Bag of Tricks" segment
a clip is included in a montage of Tom Cruise films
Clips of mistakes shown
Taking #8 as the top movies based on TV shows
this movie's theme ranks at #9
Number 15 in the Countdown
When the Ducks sneak into the dormitory of the Varsity team players, to repay them for the last prank, the music of the film is played on the background.
Scene where Tom Cruise is lowered into the vault is reenacted with a mannequin in the wax museum segment.
Music, Camera Work
The suspending-wire break-in scene.
the character of Tom Cruise
Scene is spoofed.
Andrew rappels from the ceiling in the opening scene.
Stan is lowered into a barn the same way as Tom Cruise is in Mission Impossible
The theme song is parodied
Tracey drops down through an air shaft and hangs from the ceiling like Tom Cruise
Segment "Christmas: Impossible" features a character lowered into a room by a rope
the dog hangs from the ceiling like Tom Cruise
Spoofs sweat dropping sequence
Going to get Shane's hat
A Tom Cruise Look-alike speaks while the Mission Impossible theme is played.
The scene where Brian lowers Stewie to steal Peter's record while he is sleeping is directly taken from the movie.
Spoofed in one of Molly's fantasies.
Flint almost crashes into the "peanut hole" and he stops at the last time by a rope.
When Naveen and Tiana fall from the balloon, Tiana nearly hits the ground but is suspended just over it by the spider webs she gets tangled up in, spoofing the shot of Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible."
Cleveland Jr. drops from the ceiling and cuts Cleveland's mustache off
When Woody drops from the tree he is temporarily suspended inches from the ground.
Birkhoff mockingly calls Ryan Fletcher "mini Ethan Hunt".
One parody scene with same melody.
The hanging on wires break-in scene is reenacted.
One of Jouni's plans to rob the store is a spoof of this film.
"Mission: Impossible 5"
Hayley drops down from the ceiling to spy on Stan's computer
One of the respawn animations mimics the famous cable hanging scene.
Filemón horizontally hanging like Ethan Hunt in the film, complete with a few notes of the Mission: Impossible theme.
Spoofs a scene or character