Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Jim Phelps (Peter Graves) takes over as head of the Impossible Missions Force in "The Widow." This time, the target is Alex Cresnic (William Cresnic), the world's largest heroin dealer. The IMF's mission is to persuade Cresnic's buyers that he has double-crossed them. First step: to convince Cresnic that Cinnamon is the widow of his partner Mark Walters (Joe Maross)--who is still very much alive. (Written by Barney Slater, "The Widow" first aired September 10, 1967, as the opening episode of Mission: Impossible's second season.