The key witness in the trial against mob boss Constantine Victor, aka "Mr. V," has been killed. Only Victor's close friend, casino manager Johnny Costa knows enough to send Victor to prison for life. The IMF have 24 hours to convince Costa that he's the next name on Mr. V's hit list. Written by
Did You Know?
The tape that gives Jim Phelps his instructions, at the beginning, ends with, "Please dispose of this tape in your usual manner." However, the tape usually has self-destructed before this episode. In previous and subsequent episodes, Jim, and Dan before him, would sometimes be told to destroy the tapes or recordings, and sometimes they would self-destruct. No reason is ever given for the inconsistency. See more
The check that Cinnamon cashed at the casino had no account numbers or imprinted name on it, only the name "City Bank and Trust". See more
Person on Tape
[voice on tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. The man you are looking at is Constantine Victor, the syndicate's boss contractor known to his associates as Mr. V. Recently, a grand jury indicted Victor for murder and he has been out on bail awaiting trial. Then yesterday, the prosecution's star witness was killed, and it appears the case will have to be dropped. Only one other man, Johnny Costa, Victor's close friend for over ten years, knows enough to convict Mr. V. Costa himself seems ...