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

The Moonglow Affair - S2-E23

Visible crew/equipment: During Arthur's argument with his sister over the guest list, the boom shadow moves across the wall at the upper left of the screen. (00:13:45)

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The Prince of Darkness Affair (2) - S4-E5

Revealing mistake: The same extra - a lady in a green dress - who passed Solo twice in Part 1, is sitting behind Illya in the theatre here in Part 2. This lady certainly gets around. (00:26:15)

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The Seven Wonders of the World Affair (2) - S4-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Solo is being marched out to face the firing squad, the shadows of the camera crew are captured twice on the white pillars surrounding Kingsley's swimming pool. (00:20:15)

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The Galatea Affair - S3-E3

Plot hole: Thrush is so efficient. They divine exactly what Rosy will be wearing on the day they plan to switch her with her double, and they duplicate every last stitch - long before they've ever seen her. (00:18:20 - 00:19:25)

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The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Plot hole: Koz tells the sick boy's mother that his own son had the same illness. How does he know? There are no visible symptoms, and no one has told him what disease the boy has. (00:34:00)

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The Deadly Goddess Affair - S2-E17

Visible crew/equipment: When Hubris and his henchmen leave Narouz's bistro, the boom shadow is lurking on the block wall at the lower right. (00:20:45)

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The Dippy Blonde Affair - S2-E16

Revealing mistake: In the opening sequence, stock footage re-used from the first season has the peculiar result of turning a brief part of the otherwise all-color episode black-and-white. (00:00:20)

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The Adriatic Express Affair - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: Solo & Illya are locked in a cell in the windowless baggage car. But all of the exterior shots of the train show it hauling only window-lined passenger cars, and no baggage car at all. (00:44:30)

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The 'J' for Judas Affair - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: During the foot-chase through Tenza HQ, the Thrush gunman, with Illya in hot pursuit, races around a hallway corner. As Illya runs into the shot, the gunman's shadow reappears on the back wall, revealing the fact that the actor has stopped and is standing back there. Next shot, though, he's running down another corridor and through a door. (00:14:35)

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The Her Master's Voice Affair - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: During the fight with the phony delivery men, Illya's stunt double is easily identifiable by the fact that his wig is a completely different shade of blond that doesn't match Illya's hair at all. (00:20:30)

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The Prince of Darkness Affair (1) - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Solo and Illya explore the ruined African village, Solo's collar and tie are open and loose in close-ups, but buttoned and pulled up tight in full shots. (00:01:30)

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The Prince of Darkness Affair (1) - S4-E4

Revealing mistake: While Solo is on the phone at the airport, the same female extra passes him twice. Both times, she's wearing the same green dress, but the second time, her hair is re-styled and she's carrying a different suitcase. (00:11:10)

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The Ultimate Computer Affair - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: In the underground corridor, Illya knocks out a Thrush guard and then sits down to wait for Solo to turn off the electric beam blocking the way inside. Behind him, the "unconscious" guard moves his foot. (00:29:05)

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The Alexander the Greater Affair (1) - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Parviz starts the blade swinging while he's standing directly behind it. In the very next shot, he instantly "jumps" to a position on one side instead. Probably a wise move. We're just not sure how he did it so fast. (00:44:10)

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The Take Me to Your Leader Affair - S3-E16

Plot hole: Coco asks Illya if he knew she was going to be kidnapped, and he says "At that point, I didn't even know you existed." Strange answer. He and Solo met her outside the observatory several minutes before the kidnapping, so he did know she existed. (00:20:30)

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The Yukon Affair - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When Victoria orders everyone to put up their hands, Illya's left coat sleeve is covering his watch in full shots, but is several inches lower, exposing the watch, in all the close-ups. (00:45:15)

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The Girls of Nazarone Affair - S1-E28

Continuity mistake: In the hotel room, Solo gives Lavinia Brown one of his cards. She's holding it in her left hand and gesturing with it as she talks to him. But when the camera angle changes slightly, the card suddenly vanishes. (00:18:25)

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The Summit-Five Affair - S4-E1

Audio problem: When Helga tries to slam the door and shouts, "Get away from me," her lips aren't moving at all. (00:29:25)

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The Matterhorn Affair - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: When the bad guys hang Marvin upside down, his tie comes loose and falls over his face. A few shots later, though, it somehow tucks itself back up again, even though his hands are tied and he couldn't have touched it. (00:23:45)

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The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Vogler paints a target on Illya's shirt back and hunts him. The target remains constant through most of the chase, until a stunt double is brought in for a fight sequence. The double's target has a large "bite" taken out of the bull's eye. The bite goes away after the fight, and Illya's target is whole again. (00:29:20)

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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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