The IMF team play the sport of kings in order to stop a ruthless syndicate. The syndicate is looking to corner the 'off track betting' market by violently disposing of their competitors, and any customers who happen to be in the way. But, with Jim's plan, the IMF is betting on his dark horse to win and there's no horse named Sure Thing. Written by
Did You Know?
Possibly as an in-joke, one of the horses mentioned by the announcer at the beginning of the episode is named "Dirty Harry." The M: I episode "Run for the Money" was broadcast on December 11, 1971. The movie "Dirty Harry," starring Clint Eastwood, was released on December 23, 1971. See more
As the team drives away in the beat up old station wagon, they are headed directly for a fence that entirely blocks their path (just before freeze-framing). The front wheels aren't turned even slightly, as they would be if they were trying to avoid driving into the fence. See more
Betting Parlor Front-man
I didn't get the name.
Trask. The name is Trask. Now, you remember it.