Mission: Impossible: Season 5, Episode 21

A Ghost Story (27 Feb. 1971)

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Barney exploits his technical wizardry to convince a neo-fascist that his son, whom he murdered, wants to be exhumed and cremated. It's all part of the plan to obtain the secret nerve gas ... See full summary »

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Barney exploits his technical wizardry to convince a neo-fascist that his son, whom he murdered, wants to be exhumed and cremated. It's all part of the plan to obtain the secret nerve gas formula his son developed before a certain eastern power gets their hands on it. But like any good ghost story, nothing and no one is what they seem. Written by David Foss

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After Jim is struck on the head he falls down the attic stairs getting a lot of dust on his trouser legs. When he gets up the dust is gone. See more »

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Person on Tape: Good morning, Mr. Phelps. This is Howard Bainbridge, noted specialist in chemical warfare, who defected to the East where he developed the lethal chemical TR-A, a nerve gas formula known only to him. We believe that Bainbridge, contaminated by his own deadly chemical, escaped the Iron Curtain and returned to his father's estate, where the elder Bainbridge killed his son and concealed the corpse. Since Howard Bainbridge destroyed his records before fleeing the East, the only existing trace of ...
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