The episode opens with a mission already underway in a foreign country. But an unforeseeable accident causes Cinnamon Carter to be captured by the foreign government just as she completes the original mission successfully. With time running out as she's being interrogated by her captors, the rest of the IMF hatches a desperate plan to regain her freedom: break the other country's top spy out of prison in the West, try to trick him out of the information he's holding, and then offer to exchange him for Cinnamon. Written by
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No mission instructions are given to Jim Phelps in the opening scene. See more
As soon as Rudolf Kurtz has finished being debriefed Rollin leaps out of the wheelchair and dashes out of the fake office the IMF team created on an elevated platform. Willy leads a bewildered Kurtz out of the office - clearly walking around the wheelchair - where he can see they are still in the warehouse. Rollin's wheelchair has magically transported itself to the warehouse floor. See more