Synopsis by Hal Erickson
While attempting to break into a Middle Eastern chemical plant, the better to destory a computer which is manufacturing poison gas, Barney is captured and put out of commission. The successful completion of Barney's mission now rests in the hands of computer expert Dr. Jerry Carlin (Christopher Connelly). Unfortunately, Carlin has become disillusioned with the United States and wants no part of the IMF. Future MASH costar Larry Linville makes his third Mission:Impossible guest appearance, again playing a villain. First aired on October 3, 1970, "The Innocent" was scripted by Marc Norman and Laurence Heath, from a story by Norman.