Mission: Impossible (1988)update
Friday, December 25th, 1998
1: 1989 Holiday Promo
Sunday, October 23rd, 1988
1: The Killer
When an IMF team leader is assassinated, Jim Phelps comes out of retirement and assembles a new team to bring the killer to justice.
Sunday, October 30th, 1988
2: The System
The team must force a mobster to turn evidence against his partner and mentor.
Sunday, November 6th, 1988
The IMF must lure a canny drug lord on to U.S. territory so he can be arrested for his crimes.
Sunday, November 20th, 1988
4: The Condemned
The team must free a falsely-condemned prisoner - former IMF techno-genius Barney Collier.
Saturday, November 26th, 1988
5: The Legacy
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.
Sunday, December 11th, 1988
6: The Wall
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.
Sunday, December 18th, 1988
7: The Cattle King
The IMF teams up with Australian aborigines to bring down a superstitious cattle king and arms dealer.
Sunday, January 15th, 1989
8: The Pawn
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.
Saturday, January 28th, 1989
9: The Haunting
When a rich young sociopath kills a Middle Eastern princess and her father threatens war, the IMF must bring him to justice.
Saturday, February 4th, 1989
10: The Lions
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.
Saturday, February 11th, 1989
11: The Greek
Jim and Grant must get close to a Greek billionnaire who runs a black market drug ring, and turn his partners against him.
Saturday, February 18th, 1989
12: The Fortune
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.
Saturday, February 25th, 1989
13: The Fixer
A Washington journalist uses his connections to gain information to blackmail politicians, posing a threat to the U.S.
Saturday, March 18th, 1989
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.
Saturday, March 25th, 1989
15: The Devils
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.
Saturday, April 8th, 1989
16: The Plague
An industrial spy prepares to sell a vial of bacteria, unaware of how virulent it is if accidentally released.
Saturday, April 15th, 1989
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.
Saturday, April 29th, 1989
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.""
Saturday, May 6th, 1989
The IMF must use voodoo rituals to break up a white slavery ring run by a sadistic Louisiana bar owner and millionnaire.
Thursday, September 21st, 1989
1: The Golden Serpent (1)
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.
Thursday, September 28th, 1989
2: The Golden Serpent (2)
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.
Thursday, October 5th, 1989
3: The Princess
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.
Thursday, October 12th, 1989
4: Command Performance
The IMF team must rescue an imprisoned holy man and recover a holy relic which holds evidence of the Defense Minister's atrocities.
Thursday, October 26th, 1989
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.
Thursday, November 2nd, 1989
6: War Games
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.
Thursday, November 9th, 1989
7: Target Earth
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.
Thursday, November 16th, 1989
8: The Fuhrer's Children
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.
Thursday, November 30th, 1989
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.
Thursday, December 14th, 1989
10: For Art's Sake
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.
Saturday, January 6th, 1990
11: Deadly Harvest
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.
Saturday, January 13th, 1990
12: Cargo Cult
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.
Saturday, January 20th, 1990
13: The Assassin
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.
Saturday, February 3rd, 1990
An arms dealer who runs a mock-Western town in Nevada is the team's next target.
Saturday, February 10th, 1990
15: Church Bells in Bogota
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.
Saturday, February 24th, 1990
16: The Sands of Seth
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...