Synopsis by Hal Erickson
The IMF agents pose as caterers to prevent mob boss Jack Wellman (Simon Oakland) from infiltrating the government of an unnamed state government. While Briggs, Rollin and Willy prepare a lavish dinner for Wellman and his cronies, Barney undertakes a delicate safecracking operation--while Cinnamon tackles the challenge of convincing the other mobsters that Wellman has betrayed them. "The Frame" was written by frequent Mission: Impossible contributors William Read Woodfield and Allen Balter. The episode first aired on January 21 1967.