Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Frequent Mission: Impossible director Alf Kjellin appears in this episode as art museum director Stefan Prohosh, the ousted party chairman of a small Eastern Bloc country. Hoping to regain his power, Prohosh steals a secret alloy which has been welded into a metal sculpture. The IMF's mission is to switch the alloy with a counterfeit sample--an assignment that requires an extremely noisy series of diversions. Scripted by John D. F. Black from a story by Black and Edward DeBlasio, "The Phoenix" was originally broadcast on March 3, 1968.