Jesse's dad Dane Travis fights off an assaulter with amazing ease, then turns up in Jesse's flat unannounced, and thanks to Mark's good word is granted quality time, fishing together in Baja. Steve examines a certain Kim, found at LAX with a broken neck. Dane bails out on the fishing, Jesse has to content himself with dinner in Del Florio at 8. Jesse gets another surprise visit from his tall step-brother Bruce Travis from Toronto, whose mother may divorce Dane, Jesse invites him along to the restaurant; when Dane hears, he gets jumpy and strangles Bruce in the lavatory before Jesse's eyes, explaining it's an assassin, not his son: Dane is a CIA analyst without a family and forcibly takes unwilling Jesse for his own safety to a company facility, where he confers with colleague Cinnamon Carter on spy matters and tells both he fears to be targeted by Jim Kesler, the son of a former colleague whom Dane had to kill before he switched to a desk job after the Cold War. Jesse decides to stick... Written by
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The main guest stars were all regulars on various spy shows of the 1960s: Barbara Bain from Mission: Impossible; Robert Culp from I Spy; Patrick MacNee from The Avengers; and Robert Vaughn from The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Of all of the actors, only Barbara Bain played the same character from the original show. See more
At the beginning Dane Travis wears sunglasses in the dark parking garage which would make it unnecessarily hard to see. See more
References Mission: Impossible