The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Matterhorn Affair - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: In the first shot of Beirut at the bar in Singapore, he is holding his cigarette in his mouth. In the next shot, the hand holding the cigarette has inexplicably moved about a foot away. (00:00:10)

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The Apple A Day Affair - S3-E27

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon is trying to leave Nina's house, and Daddy Jo shoots the pair of slacks they're holding between them, Napoleon drops the part he's holding, while Nina still has a grip on her end. In the next shot, Nina isn't holding anything, and Napoleon drops his end a second time. (00:30:40)

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The Hot Number Affair - S3-E25

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon enlarges the picture of Ramona wearing the eponymous dress, and notices Buuder's name, the picture he's looking at changes from black and white to color. (00:18:10)

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The Hot Number Affair - S3-E25

Continuity mistake: When Illya escapes from the sack he is trapped in and fights with the Thrush agent, his hair is flattened down like bed hair, but when he jumps over the cutting table, his hair is neatly combed. (00:28:55)

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The Cap and Gown Affair - S3-E30

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode when Napoleon is talking with Minerva, Minerva's right hand jumps from her sternum to Napoleon's shoulder and back again. (00:47:25)

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The Five Daughters Affair (2) - S3-E29

Continuity mistake: When Sandy is with the Japanese geisha, trying to contact U.N.C.L.E., the geisha has both hands on her telephone. Her right hand then disappears from the phone's microphone. (00:20:50)

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The Apple A Day Affair - S3-E27

Continuity mistake: When Illya is captured by Col. Picks and is being force-fed a piece of apple, Picks' grip on his knife changes back and forth between shots. (00:17:15)

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The Hot Number Affair - S3-E25

Continuity mistake: When Jerry is trying to convince the two Harrys that his dress design is safe, his arms are down by his side, but then inexplicably appear up on his chest. (00:17:10)

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The Apple A Day Affair - S3-E27

Continuity mistake: When Sheriff Skully tells Col. Picks that Napoleon and Illya are in town, Picks has a glass of iced tea in his hands. His grip on both the glass and the straws constantly changes back and forth throughout the scene. (00:11:50)

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The Napoleon's Tomb Affair - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: When President Tunick is despairing that Candyce no-showed for their date, the packages in his arms (particularly the red-and-white one and the gold one) shift around between shots. (00:22:10)

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The Napoleon's Tomb Affair - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: When Malanez is explaining how Napoleon's tomb will be moved out of the building once they steal it, he looks at his watch. His right index finger disappears from his jacket cuff between shots. (00:39:15)

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The It's All Greek to Me Affair - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: When Illya contacts Napoleon for the greeting code for his contact in Greece, Napoleon opens the code book twice between shots. (00:01:35)

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The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon and Illya enter the Macy's store with the Russian chairman, the woman outside with the Salvation Army is ringing her bell down by her side, but when the shot cuts, the bell is up by her head. (00:09:05)

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The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, when Mr. Waverly is playing chess with the little boy, his hands are either tented together or not, depending on the shot. (00:46:50)

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The Concrete Overcoat Affair (1) - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Luger is assassinated for compromising Thrush's plans, the amount of liquid in Strago's glass decreases between shots, without Strago actually drinking anything. (00:15:05)

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The Super-Colossal Affair - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Cariago is on the phone with Uncle Giuliano, Giuliano's phone jumps back and forth from ear to ear, as well as from hand to hand. (00:28:10)

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The Galatea Affair - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rosy knocks Olaf out during his fight with Illya, the position of Olaf's body on top of Illya changes between shots. (00:43:20)

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The Nowhere Affair - S2-E24

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon, suffering from amnesia, finds his U.N.C.L.E. ID card in his jacket pocket, he opens it with one hand, with his other hand on the jacket's coat hanger. In the close-up of the ID card, he's holding it with both hands, then in the following wide shot, he's holding it with one hand again. The wallet also opens horizontally, then vertically, then horizontally again. (00:19:00)

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The Moonglow Affair - S2-E23

Continuity mistake: When Andy shows up in Arthur's office and April tells him to put the radiation machine down, he picks it up off the table, but then in the next shot, it's back down on the table. (00:45:45)

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The Bridge of Lions Affair (1) - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon tries to get into Norman Swickert's residence, and the guard outside the gate forcefully turns his car around, Napoleon's hand disappears from the car's steering wheel. (00:25:30)

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The Quadripartite Affair - S1-E3

Plot hole: Solo blows open the ceiling vent of Illya and Marion's cell, and she stands on Illya's shoulders until Solo can reach her and pull her out. This leaves Illya with nothing/no one to stand on, no way to reach the vent and no apparent way out of the cell. But he's out just the same in the next scene, with no explanation as to how. (00:42:40)

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Napoleon Solo: My name is Napoleon Solo. I'm an enforcement agent in Section Two here. That's operations and enforcement.
Illya Kuryakin: I am Illya Kuryakin. I am also an enforcement agent. Like my friend Napoleon, I go and I do whatever I am told to by our chief.
Alexander Waverly: Hmm? Oh, yes. Alexander Waverly. Number One in Section One. In charge of this, our New York headquarters. It's from here that I send these young men on their various missions.

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Trivia: "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'s" original working title was "Solo," and its lead character was named for a spy with a minor role in one of Ian Fleming's early Bond novels. U.N.C.L.E. producer Norman Felton had a handshake agreement with Fleming to use the name and to develop "Solo" as a TV spy series. But the Bond film franchise had other ideas, reneged on the agreement on Fleming's behalf, and sued, forcing the title change. Felton prevailed only in retaining the character's name: Napoleon Solo.

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