Mel Bracken is one of the largest distributors of illegal drugs on the West Coast. Pharmaceutical magnate Cameron legally sells drugs to a middleman's laboratory in Mexico who then smuggles it to Bracken in Los Angeles. In order to expose the operation the IMF forces Cameron to deal directly with Bracken on U.S. soil. Written by
Did You Know?
Barney (Greg Morris
) uses a tracking device to follow the shipment of drugs after he plants fake drugs with homing devices concealed inside. An identical tracking device (a ballpoint pen mounted on a pivot above an "on" and "off" switch) will reappear in the episode Mission: Impossible: Blast
(1971) later this season. See more
When Barney sneaks on the truck carrying the drugs, he tells Jim there are ten cases of them. However, in some shots you can clearly count at least 19 cases. See more