Premier Pavel Zagov's death has been covered up by Deputy Premier Gregor Kamirov. He is using an actor to take Zagov's place, and endorse Kamirov as his successor. The team convinces Kamirov that another official is planning a similar coup with the help of a lookalike mechanical Zagov. Led to believe that his co-conspirators are unreliable, Kamirov takes over the alternate (IMF provided) plan which ends with him exposing his deception on national television. Written by
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The panning shot which opens the story is actually of Rouen, France. The spire near the center is Rouen Cathedral, which for four years in the 1800s was the tallest building in the world. The same shot was also used to represent a different fictional nation in Mission: Impossible: Time Bomb
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Outside shots and street scenes show American stop signs, no parking signs, a U.S. mailbox, a 10 MPH speed limit sign. The street scenes are all filled with American made cars. See more
Person on Tape
[voice on tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. You're looking at a picture of Premier Pavel Zagov, taken yesterday. But Zagov died a month ago. His death was kept a secret by this man, Deputy Premier Gregor Kamirov, who substituted this double called Gemini. Kamirov is forcing Gemini to keep posing as Premier Zagov until a television address two days from now, when the double will announce his retirement because of failing health and name Kamirov as his successor. Kamirov then plans to ...