All Seasons

Season 1

  • SPECIAL 0x1 1989 Holiday Promo

    • December 25, 1998
    • ABC (US)
  • S01E01 The Killer

    • October 23, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    When an IMF team leader is assassinated, Jim Phelps comes out of retirement and assembles a new team to bring the killer to justice.

  • S01E02 The System

    • October 30, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    The team must force a mobster to turn evidence against his partner and mentor.

  • S01E03 Holograms

    • November 6, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF must lure a canny drug lord on to U.S. territory so he can be arrested for his crimes.

  • S01E04 The Condemned

    • November 20, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    The team must free a falsely-condemned prisoner - former IMF techno-genius Barney Collier.

  • S01E05 The Legacy

    • November 26, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    When the sons of four Nazis come together to recover a fortune in gold and create the Fourth Reich, the team must infiltrate the group and locate the gold.

  • S01E06 The Wall

    • December 11, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    A East German doctor makes money by tricking political refugees into paying to use his escape route, and kidnaps a diplomat's daughter to prevent the reunification which would make his services obsolete. The IMF must rescue the girl, who is trapped on a life support machine with time running out.

  • S01E07 The Cattle King

    • December 18, 1988
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF teams up with Australian aborigines to bring down a superstitious cattle king and arms dealer.

  • S01E08 The Pawn

    • January 15, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    When a Russian scientist and chess player decides to defect, Nicholas must take his place under the watchful eyes of the KGB while the rest of the team gets the scientist and his daughter out of the country.

  • S01E09 The Haunting

    • January 28, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    When a rich young sociopath kills a Middle Eastern princess and her father threatens war, the IMF must bring him to justice.

  • S01E10 The Lions

    • February 4, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A king's son returns to his Asian country to take the test that will confirm him as the king, but his uncle, a rabid anti-American, has rigged it so that he can fail, so the IMF must rig it back.

  • S01E11 The Greek

    • February 11, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    Jim and Grant must get close to a Greek billionnaire who runs a black market drug ring, and turn his partners against him.

  • S01E12 The Fortune

    • February 18, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A team member is killed on solo assignment against the wife of a mentally-weak exiled dictator, and the others resolve to bring them both to justice.

  • S01E13 The Fixer

    • February 25, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A Washington journalist uses his connections to gain information to blackmail politicians, posing a threat to the U.S.

  • S01E14 Spy

    • March 18, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    An ex-MI6 agent sells lethal chemical weapons and the IMF must team up with a Russian spy whose people also want to eliminate the threat.

  • S01E15 The Devils

    • March 25, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A rash of insanity among diplomats requires Jim to go undercover as...the Devil, to get the goods on a British lord in charge of a Satanic cult.

  • S01E16 The Plague

    • April 8, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    An industrial spy prepares to sell a vial of bacteria, unaware of how virulent it is if accidentally released.

  • S01E17 Reprisal

    • April 15, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A deranged ex-IMFer targets retired IMF agents, killing them and framing Jim Phelps for the crimes. The IMF gives Jim only a little time to prove his innocence before they must turn him over to the authorities.

  • S01E18 Submarine

    • April 29, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A retired admiral prepares to sell a computer virus that can sink any naval vessel, but the plan goes awry when he destroys the computer ""cure"" before the IMF can get it. Now they must force the admiral to reveal the ""cure.""

  • S01E19 Bayou

    • May 6, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF must use voodoo rituals to break up a white slavery ring run by a sadistic Louisiana bar owner and millionnaire.

Season 2

  • S02E01 The Golden Serpent (1)

    • September 21, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF must take down Selimun, who works for the Golden Serpent triad running drugs. Complicating matters, Grant's father Barney has already infiltrated Selimun's operation, but is captured and the team must weigh whether to help him or complete the mission.

  • S02E02 The Golden Serpent (2)

    • September 28, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    The team turn Selimun against his Golden Serpent masters, but when they kill him they must deal with the head of the organization to recover the hidden gold and destroy the Serpent once and for all.

  • S02E03 The Princess

    • October 5, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A militant group hires an assassin, Coyote, to take out the princess of a country who she is turning toward Western ways. The IMF must go undercover to infiltrate the group, find out the identity of the assassin, and take him out before he can complete his assignment.

  • S02E04 Command Performance

    • October 12, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF team must rescue an imprisoned holy man and recover a holy relic which holds evidence of the Defense Minister's atrocities.

  • S02E05 Countdown

    • October 26, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    To prevent the detonation of a nuclear bomb by a fanatic unaware that she is being mislead by a general seeking to take over his country, Grant must get close to the woman and find the location of the bomb.

  • S02E06 War Games

    • November 2, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF must stop the general of a European country from using a series of war games as a cover to invade a neighboring country.

  • S02E07 Target Earth

    • November 9, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    When an IMF operative at a commercial orbital launch site goes missing, Shannon takes her place, only to find herself trapped on a space shuttle in orbit when terrorists take it over to launch a global blackmail scheme.

  • S02E08 The Fuhrer's Children

    • November 16, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    The head of a neo-Nazi organization plans to ally similar groups with an elaborate computer scheme, and has a ""master plan"" which guarantees him success.

  • S02E09 Banshee

    • November 30, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    An Irish arms dealer plays both sides of the country's conflict against each other, and the IMF must trick them into uniting to defeat him.

  • S02E10 For Art's Sake

    • December 14, 1989
    • ABC (US)

    A valuable painting and a foreign country's national treasure is stolen by a master thief during its exhibition in the U.S., and the team must recover it before the situatioin turns hostile.

  • S02E11 Deadly Harvest

    • January 6, 1990
    • ABC (US)

    Terrorist Jouseff K., a native of the country of Orambach, plans to release a deadly virus over the wheat fields of the U.S. The team must stop the production of the virus in Orambach and destroy the terrorist cell.

  • S02E12 Cargo Cult

    • January 13, 1990
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF take on a criminal organization that is using the image of a vulcano-god and his prophet to scare a primitive tribe into mining gold for them.

  • S02E13 The Assassin

    • January 20, 1990
    • ABC (US)

    The team must discover the cause of a series of bizarre assassinations caused by seemingly innocent people, but Nicholas is targeted as the next killer.

  • S02E14 Gunslinger

    • February 3, 1990
    • ABC (US)

    An arms dealer who runs a mock-Western town in Nevada is the team's next target.

  • S02E15 Church Bells in Bogota

    • February 10, 1990
    • ABC (US)

    The IMF team is sent to Bogota in order to destroy a vicious druglord's operation. All attempts to even meet the druglord is met with failure - Nicholas as an arms dealer, Max as a drill sergeant for the troups. Finally, Shannon is set up as a singer, but her plane to Bogota crashes, and she loses her memory. She is brought to the druglord, and his nephew sees this as an opportunity to woo her, and eventually he proposes to her. She says yes. On the wedding day, the team makes their move. Jim poses as a doctor, restores her memory, and under cover of Nicholas'impression of a priest, they manage to sneak her out while destroying the operation.

  • S02E16 The Sands of Seth

    • February 24, 1990
    • ABC (US)

    When several progressive Egyptian leaders are killed, the IMF team is sent to stop the head of the department for ancient studies at the Cairo museum. It turns out that he has revived the cult of Seth, with sacrificial ceremonies. His henchman has been impersonating a mummy to kill anyone who might talk. Jim, Shannon and Max pose as part of a dig, claiming they have found important relics from the original worship of Seth, while Nicholas and Grant try to break the trust between the leader and his followers. But Grant is caught and is scheduled to be the next sacrifice...