An Eastern Bloc nation is trying to develop a mind-controlling drug, a project led by Dr. Karl Turek. Phelps devises a plan to play Turek off against a rival, Colonel Borodin. Phelps and Meredyth pose as a pair of defecting U.S. scientists, who supposedly have developed an alternative drug to the one that Turek is working on. The IMF's scheme calls for Turek to try to kill Borodin, which will result in a trial where Turek will be discredited. But the complicated plan goes awry and the episode ends with Phelps under fire by guards.
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When Phelps and Meredyth enter the research institute from their car, the door being held open for them clearly says BOOK STORE on the glass, facing away from camera. This is because the exteriors were shot at a college campus (Rio Hondo College). See more
Person on Tape
[voice on tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. The people you are looking at have become useless catatonics from being used as guinea pigs in experiments with a compound called B-230. It is a super hypnotic, mind-controlling drug being developed by this man, Dr. Karl Turek. The solution to Turek's problem of B-230's catatonic side effects is in the hands of two disloyal American scientists, Dr. Arthur Jarvis and his wife, Vera, who have undergone plastic surgery. Their defection in ...