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Mission: Impossible

The Merchant (Season 5, Episode 23)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Jim pulls a "James Bond" letting himself be captured so he can become beholden to arms dealer Armand Anderssarian who can get Jim released. A classic start to an IMF con. Meanwhile Paris, Barney and Dana gamble on Anderssarian's poker ...See moreJim pulls a "James Bond" letting himself be captured so he can become beholden to arms dealer Armand Anderssarian who can get Jim released. A classic start to an IMF con. Meanwhile Paris, Barney and Dana gamble on Anderssarian's poker compulsion to bring his overextended debt situation to a crisis. But there's a wild card in the deck; Anderssarian's ditsy mistress who is jealous of the attention he's giving Dana and has a knack for doing the wrong thing at the worst time. Written by David Foss See less
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Director
Writers
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Jim Merrick (casting)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 17, 1971

Release date
Mar 17, 1971 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Peter Graves
James Phelps James Phelps   See fewer
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Lesley Ann Warren
Dana Lambert (as Lesley Warren) Dana Lambert (as Lesley Warren)   See fewer
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Greg Morris
Barney Collier Barney Collier   See fewer
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Peter Lupus
Willy Armitage Willy Armitage   See fewer
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George Sanders
Armand Anderssarian Armand Anderssarian   See fewer
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Jo Morrow
Nicole Dubois Nicole Dubois   See fewer
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Ken Drake
Minister of Defence Karel Sartori Minister of Defence Karel Sartori   See fewer
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Todd Martin
Captain Ionescu Captain Ionescu   See fewer
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Tony Giorgio
Croupier Croupier   See fewer
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Carmelo Manto
Manager Manager   See fewer
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Noel De Souza
Player #2 (as Noel deSouza) Player #2 (as Noel deSouza)   See fewer
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Riza Royce
Player #5 Player #5   See fewer
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Bob Johnson
Person on Tape (voice) (uncredited) Person on Tape (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Krone
I.H.A. Staff Member (uncredited) I.H.A. Staff Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marco Lopez
Croupier (uncredited) Croupier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Russell
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 69 votes