The Grand Duchess Theresa of the European duchy of Trent has come under the sway of a self-proclaimed mystic, the Rasputin-like Emile Vautrain. The IMF's assignment is to prevent Vautrain from using his influence over the Grand Duchess to make himself ruler of Trent, turning it into a dictatorship that will ally itself with the enemies of the U.S. To stop Vautrain, the IMF relies on Vautrain's amazing resemblance to the IMF's agent, Paris, in order to reveal Vautrain's true nature to the Grand Duchess. Written by
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The plot of this episode is directly taken from the true story of the "Mad Monk" Grigori Rasputin, and his influence over Tsaritsa Alexandra in pre-Communism Russia. See more
When Paris (in disguise) and the real Emil Vautrain are in the same room, Paris passes behind Vautrain (seated in a chair) in the same shot, even though both characters are played by Leonard Nimoy
. It is clear that a stand-in is posing as Vautrain for this shot, as his fake nose is a bit grayish. See more
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[voice on tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. During the past six months, the Grand Duchess Teresa of Trent has come under the domination of a self-proclaimed mystic, Emile Vautrin. Vautrain is a sadistic charlatan who plans to use his relationship with Teresa to make himself ruler of the duchy. If Vautrain succeeds, Trent will become a cruel dictatorship allied with our enemies. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to stop Vautrain. As always, should you or any member of ...
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