Rogosh is an operative for a country hostile to the United States. When he strikes, he typically leaves dozens, if not hundreds, of bodies in his wake. Rogosh has been spotted in Los Angeles. But he will not crack under normal interrogation methods. Briggs comes up with an unusual plan. The IMF stages an accident where pedestrian Rogosh is struck by a car. When he awakes, he appears to be in a prison in his home country -- three years later. Written by
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The plot of this episode bears some striking similarities to the 1964 motion picture "36 Hours," starring James Garner and Rod Taylor. In both the motion picture and this episode, an elaborate "time-shifting" con is used to convince someone that several years have passed, so that he will believe it is safe to reveal secret information that, in reality, has importance in the near future. See more
Quite often eyeglass lenses, glass cupboard doors and windows are empty to prevent the reflection of bright camera lights back onto the film. See more
["October, 1966", Mr. Briggs parks in a reserved spot next to another car in a lot, unlocks it with a key from his pocket, and plays an unlabeled 8-track tape he finds in the locked glove compartment with a manila envelope containing four photos. A clock strikes 6 o'clock
Voice on Tape
Good morning, Mr. Briggs. This man is Imre Rogosh, known to us as The Monster. His specialty is mass murder in order to create political anarchy. Here is some samples of his work: North Africa, Bombay, Rio de ...