1. A well-written and extremely intelligent television show that ran from 1966 to 1973. Starring Martin Landau and Peter Graves.
2. Follow-up to the original television series that ran from 1988 to 1990. The only returning actor was Peter Graves.
3. A film loosely based on the television series. This 1996 film stars Tom Cruise and is directed by Brian De Palma. Followed by a sequel in 2000 (Directed by John Woo).
Man 1: It's too bad that the Mission: Impossible film screwed up the great ideas the show had.
Man 2: I agree!