Mission: Impossible

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Mission: Impossible is an American television series, created and initially produced by Bruce Geller, chronicling the exploits of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF).wikipedia
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Impossible Missions Force

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Mission: Impossible is an American television series, created and initially produced by Bruce Geller, chronicling the exploits of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF).
The IMF was introduced in the TV series Mission: Impossible that was broadcast from 1966 through 1973, and featured in the revival TV series shown from 1988 through 1990.

Theme from Mission: Impossible

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Each episode opens with a fast-paced montage that unfolds as the series' theme music composed by Lalo Schifrin plays, after which in a prologue Briggs or Phelps receives his instructions from a voice delivered on a recording which then self-destructs.
"Theme from Mission: Impossible" is the theme tune of the TV series Mission: Impossible (1966–1973).

Steven Hill

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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.
His two better-known roles are district attorney Adam Schiff on the NBC television drama series Law & Order, whom he portrayed for 10 seasons (1990–2000), and Dan Briggs, the original team leader of the Impossible Missions Force on the CBS television series Mission: Impossible, whom he portrayed in the initial season of the show (1966–1967).

Mission: Impossible (film series)

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It also inspired a series of theatrical motion pictures starring Tom Cruise, beginning in 1996.
Mission: Impossible is a series of American action films based on the television series of the same name created by Bruce Geller.

Peter Graves

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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.
He was best known for his role as Jim Phelps in the CBS television series Mission: Impossible from 1967 to 1973 (original) and from 1988 to 1990 (revival).

Leonard Nimoy

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For example, "The Great Paris" (Leonard Nimoy), Hand's replacement in the fourth and fifth seasons, is also an actor, makeup artist, magician and "master of disguise."
After the original Star Trek series, Nimoy starred in Mission: Impossible for two seasons, hosted the documentary series In Search of..., narrated Civilization IV, and made several well-received stage appearances.

Mission: Impossible (1988 TV series)

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It was revived in 1988 for two seasons on ABC, retaining only Graves in the cast.
The show is a continuation of the 1966 TV series of the same name.

Lynda Day George

Lynda Day
In seasons six and seven, the female member of the team was cosmetologist and mistress-of-disguise Lisa Casey (Lynda Day George), whose first name was only established in the 1988–1989 revival.
She was a cast member on Mission: Impossible (1971–1973).

Lesley Ann Warren

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Season five saw the addition of Dana Lambert, played by stage and movie actress Lesley Ann Warren (billed as "Lesley Warren").
She has also appeared in numerous television shows, including Mission: Impossible, Desperate Housewives, Will & Grace, and In Plain Sight.

Barbara Anderson (actress)

Barbara Anderson
She was replaced in a third of the total season seven episodes, during her maternity leave, by Mimi Davis, played by Barbara Anderson, who had just come from the show Ironside.
She is also known for her appearance as the secret agent Mimi Davis during the final season of the American TV series Mission: Impossible.

Barbara Bain

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Cinnamon Carter (Barbara Bain), a top fashion model and actress
She is most known for co-starring in the original Mission: Impossible television series in the 1960s as Cinnamon Carter, and in the 1970s TV series Space: 1999 as Doctor Helena Russell.

Martin Landau

Rollin Hand (Martin Landau), a noted actor, makeup artist, escape artist, magician and "man of a million faces."
He played regular roles in the television series Mission: Impossible (for which he received several Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award) and Space: 1999.

Mission: Impossible (season 2)

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Another noted location was the Bradbury Building, used in other films and series (from The Outer Limits to Blade Runner). One episode ("Trial by Fury") was filmed at the Stalag 13 set of Hogan's Heroes.
The second season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Sundays at 10:00–11:00 pm (EST) on CBS from September 10, 1967 to March 17, 1968.

Greg Morris

Barnard "Barney" Collier (Greg Morris), a mechanical and electronics genius and owner of Collier Electronics
He was best known for portraying Barney Collier on Mission: Impossible and Lt. David Nelson on Vega$.

Mission: Impossible (season 1)

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Other first season locations included the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County ("Old Man Out") and the Los Angeles Union Pacific rail yard ("The Train").
The first season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Saturdays at 9:00–10:00 pm (EST) on CBS from September 17, 1966 to January 7, 1967 and at 8:30–9:30 pm (EST) from January 14 to April 22, 1967.

Mission: Impossible (season 3)

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The third season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Sundays at 10:00–11:00 pm (EST) on CBS from September 29, 1968 to April 20, 1969.

Mission: Impossible (season 5)

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The fifth season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Saturdays at 7:30–8:30 pm (EST) from September 19, 1970 to March 6, 1971.

Phil Morris (actor)

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Morris also appeared in two episodes of the revival series, in which the character's son, Grant Collier (played by Morris's real-life son, Phil Morris), is also an IMF agent.
Morris also co-starred in the TV remake of Mission: Impossible as tech wizard Grant Collier (son of Barney Collier, who was played in the original series by Morris's real-life father Greg Morris).

Mission: Impossible (season 4)

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The fourth season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Sundays at 10:00–11:00 pm (EST) on CBS from September 28, 1969 to March 29, 1970.

Mission: Impossible (season 6)

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The sixth season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Saturdays at 10:00–11:00 pm (EST) on CBS from September 18, 1971 to February 26, 1972.

List of Mission: Impossible characters

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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. For example, "The Great Paris" (Leonard Nimoy), Hand's replacement in the fourth and fifth seasons, is also an actor, makeup artist, magician and "master of disguise." She was replaced in a third of the total season seven episodes, during her maternity leave, by Mimi Davis, played by Barbara Anderson, who had just come from the show Ironside. Cinnamon Carter (Barbara Bain), a top fashion model and actress Rollin Hand (Martin Landau), a noted actor, makeup artist, escape artist, magician and "man of a million faces." Barnard "Barney" Collier (Greg Morris), a mechanical and electronics genius and owner of Collier Electronics
This is a list of recurring fictional characters in the original television series Mission: Impossible.

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The series was filmed and financed by Desilu Productions, and aired on the CBS network from September 1966 to March 1973.
During Ball's time as sole owner, Desilu developed popular series such as Mission: Impossible (1966), Mannix (1967), The Untouchables (1959) and Star Trek (1966).

Mission: Impossible (season 7)

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The seventh and final season of the original Mission: Impossible originally aired Saturdays at 10:00–11:00 pm (EST) on CBS from September 16 to December 9, 1972 and Fridays at 8:00–9:00 pm (EST) from December 22, 1972 to March 30, 1973.

Lalo Schifrin

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Each episode opens with a fast-paced montage that unfolds as the series' theme music composed by Lalo Schifrin plays, after which in a prologue Briggs or Phelps receives his instructions from a voice delivered on a recording which then self-destructs.
One of Schifrin's most recognizable and enduring compositions is the theme music for the long-running TV series Mission: Impossible. It is a distinctive tune written in the uncommon 5/4 time signature.

Mary Ann Mobley

"Old Man Out, Part 1" includes a scene of Briggs approaching an operative (played by Mary Ann Mobley) in order to recruit her, meeting with resistance before he finally convinces her to join the mission.
In 1966 she was the female guest star on the first two-part episode of Mission: Impossible, in the episode “Old Man Out”.