Nimoy, Part 2: Mission: Impossible.
When Star Trek was cancelled in 1969, Leonard Nimoy wasted no time jumping onto another television series. The very next season, he joined the cast of another Desilu production, Mission: Impossible as Paris, a master of disguise.
In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Mike and John look at Nimoy's second starring television role. We discuss Mission: Impossible as a series, why it was a perfect fit Nimoy after Star Trek, how the movies stack up to the show, and the series' life-long connection to Star Trek. We also explain why Ant-Man should be the more anticipated than The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Running Time: 1 hour 6 minutes 16 seconds
Mike Schindler and John Mills
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Mission: Impossible (00:01:47)
Nimoy's Performance (00:12:58)
The Movies (00:24:13)
The Star Trek Connection (00:34:45)
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