The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
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The Waverly Ring Affair - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon and Illya are briefing George after he is "brainwashed", Illya is standing up straight in front of George's chair, but then is suddenly leaning forward with his arm on the chair's back. (00:15:00)

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The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Illya talks with Carl Voegler in the woods, Voegler rests his bow on the ground, gripping it with his right hand and his left arm resting on top. In the next shot, he's gripping the bow with his left hand and his right hand is instantly down by his side. (00:17:55)

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The Children's Day Affair - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon is chained to the table in the train room at the Thrush school, the shackle on the table moves from the bottom of the table closest to Napoleon to the top near the train switches, then back to the bottom near Napoleon. (00:27:45)

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The Children's Day Affair - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon falls into the Thrush trap in the woods, the Thrush students behind him are also simultaneously in Mother Fear's classroom. (00:25:10)

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The Deadly Toys Affair - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Illya fights with the Thrush agent on the cliff top, the Thrush agent's hat mysteriously disappears from his head. It's never seen falling off, and he never takes it off since he's occupied with Illya. (00:12:15)

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The Arabian Affair - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Illya beats Sulador in their poker fight, the position of the hot portion of Illya's poker changes, relative to Sulador's throat. (00:38:55)

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The Brain-Killer Affair - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: When agent Jason is assembling his gun in the hospital, a piece that he is never seen adding magically appears on the end of the gun barrel. (00:22:50)

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The Deep Six Affair - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: Laura fires at the wall, leaving a bullet hole near Waverly's head. In the next shot, as they're effecting their escape, the bullet hole has disappeared. (00:44:05)

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The Maze Affair - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: Solo and Illya park their big Chrysler convertible in front of Del Floria's and go inside. The shot then cuts to the tailor shop's interior with a view of the street through the window, and the car they just parked out front is nowhere to be seen. (00:00:20)

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The Summit-Five Affair - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon and Illya are trying to escape from the steam room, and Illya accidentally drops the key to the door, Napoleon points to where he thinks the key is with his right hand, with his left hand resting on the bench above him. When they finally find the key, Napoleon's left hand is pointing at its location. (00:40:25)

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The Apple A Day Affair - S3-E27

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon and Illya escape from the mine and chase after the Thrush truck, it is dark outside. For one shot of Napoleon and Illya in their car, it's very obviously daytime behind them. (00:46:20)

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The Brain-Killer Affair - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon and Samoy are wondering if Thrush poisoned Waverly in order to deliver him to a specific medical clinic, the mannequin hand Solo has resting on Samoy's shoulder disappears between shots. (00:21:00)

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The King of Knaves Affair - S1-E13

Revealing mistake: Illya's stunt double during the balcony fight is painfully obvious: his face and bad wig are visible throughout the scene. (00:18:15)

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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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The Giuoco Piano Affair - S1-E7

Trivia: Four of the guests at Marion's party are played by U.N.C.L.E. production staff in cameo roles. Creator-producer Norman Felton is the man playing chess, producer Sam Rolfe is the dancing Texan, associate producer/writer Joseph Calvelli is the writer typing at the coffee table, and director Richard Donner is the drunk in the extremely loud sport coat.

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The Neptune Affair - S1-E11

Question: Why would Solo compare the descending elevator to an Eaton's department store, when these only existed in Canada?

Answer: He must have ridden in an Eaton's store elevator while he was in Canada at some point. For some reason, this elevator reminds him of it. The show's original concept had Solo being a Canadian, so this may be a minor nod to that fact.

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