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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: S2 EP15 The Photographer

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Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). In the first season, the team is led by Dan Briggs, played by Steven Hill; Jim Phelps, played by Peter Graves, takes charge for the remaining seasons. A hallmark of the series shows Briggs or Phelps receiving his instructions on a recording that then self-destructs, followed by the theme music composed by Lalo Schifrin.


The series was filmed and financed by Desilu Productions, and aired on the CBS network from September 1966 to March 1973. The series was reprised in 1988 for two seasons on ABC, retaining only Graves in the cast. It also inspired a series of theatrical motion pictures starring Tom Cruise, beginning in 1996.

The series follows the exploits of the Impossible Missions Force (IMF), a small team of secret agents used for covert missions against dictators, evil organizations and (primarily in later episodes) crime lords. On occasion, the IMF also mounts unsanctioned, private missions on behalf of its members.


The identities of the higher echelons of the organization that oversees the IMF are never revealed. Only rare cryptic bits of information are ever provided during the life of the series, such as in the third season mission "Nicole", where the IMF leader states that his instructions come from "Division Seven". In the 1980s revival, it is suggested the IMF is an independent agency of the United States government.


S2, Ep15 17 Dec. 1967 The Photographer

The team's latest mission has them trying to root out a network of spies, who were brought in by an American photographer. The problem is the code that he and his handlers communicate with is unbreakable. So they devise a plan to get him to reveal the method of decoding his communications. And their plan has him asking for Cinnamon to pose for him. During their photo shoot she displays knowledge of bio chemistry which the photographer decides to exploit.


Posted by Conspiracy Cafe on February 18, 2021 at 5:37 PM 34 Views