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

The Monks of St. Thomas Affair - S3-E5

Factual error: Though he's tied up at the time, Solo somehow calls Illya on the pen communicator in his pocket. This leaves us to wonder just how he managed to uncap the pen, extend the antenna and "dial" the frequency (all of which was always necessary before) without the use of his hands. (00:31:30)

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The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When the gunmen storm the rescue mission, they enter through a 3-paned glass door with its glass intact. Cut to an interior shot of them coming in, and the glass is now completely broken out. (00:27:25)

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The Foreign Legion Affair - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: The woman sent to Solo's cell with food has two red jewels hanging from her headband onto her forehead. But after Solo finishes the meal, she suddenly has only one jewel attached to the headband. (00:18:15 - 00:28:10)

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The Deadly Toys Affair - S2-E9

Character mistake: Both on the superimposed title of Act II, and at the airport on the large printed sign attached to the animal carrier, the word aardvark is misspelled "aardvaark." (00:17:45 - 00:24:25)

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The Ultimate Computer Affair - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: The whipped cream covering Salty's arm and hand, as she holds the mini explosive pulled from the dessert, is very thick in the first shot of her, much thinner in the next, thicker again in the next, and almost completely gone in the last shot. (00:42:20 - 00:43:45)

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The Pop Art Affair - S3-E6

Other mistake: Illya orders an espresso from Fred, the coffee house proprietor, but never pays for it. And Fred doesn't take a bill to his table or speak up when he leaves without paying. (00:10:00)

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The THRUSH Roulette Affair - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: The dust on Illya's tux lapel cleans itself off between takes when he pulls Monica out of the casino. (00:45:00)

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The Fiery Angel Affair - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: The framed photo Abaca picks up from the desk isn't the same one he shows Solo in the next shot. It's not even the same size or shape. (00:26:00)

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The Napoleon's Tomb Affair - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: During his fight with Edgar, Illya is counting aloud, waiting for the sleep dart he stabbed the big man with to take effect. Between his counts of 8 and 9, he instantly moves 3 feet to the left relative to the cardboard boxes stacked in the warehouse. (00:35:50)

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The Take Me to Your Leader Affair - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: Illya's shoe converts to an improbable electric drill. He inserts a foot-long drill bit (and just where was he hiding that when the baddies searched him?) into the flat of the heel. But when he starts drilling at the bars, the bit is sticking out of the side of the shoe instead. (00:21:15)

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The Arabian Affair - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: Sophie throws a knife that hits Illya in the front of one leg. But when the camera angle widens, she's standing on a dune behind him, nowhere near the area from which the knife was thrown. (00:04:00)

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The Very Important Zombie Affair - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: At the end, Illya leans in close to look at the voodoo doll Waverly holds. But when the shot cuts to a wider angle, Illya's suddenly standing up straight and leans in to look at the doll all over again. (00:46:15)

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The King of Diamonds Affair - S2-E25

Continuity mistake: When Solo and Miss Pogue are trapped in the shipping crate together, his hair combs itself between takes - several times. It's all over his forehead, then is suddenly neatly combed to one side, then is messy again. When the crate is opened, he's well-groomed once more. (00:32:25)

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The Fiery Angel Affair - S4-E9

Revealing mistake: The white 1967 Plymouth Valiant that's pushed off the cliff suddenly turns into a much older 1950s sedan when it goes over, revealing that the crash is stock footage. (00:40:30)

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The Fiery Angel Affair - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: Carlos asks Illya if he's an American, and Illya nods in agreement. He's not undercover and has no reason to lie, so maybe he's suffering from temporary amnesia. He's a Russian citizen working for an international organization HQ'd in New York. He lived in the US, but was never an American. (00:04:20)

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The Matterhorn Affair - S3-E24

Revealing mistake: During the fight in the cemetery, Illya's stunt double's face is fully visible several times. (00:42:50)

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The Nowhere Affair - S2-E24

Continuity mistake: Langolius' cigarette in the long black holder disappears between takes as he picks up Solo's dossier to examine it. (00:14:15)

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The Abominable Snowman Affair - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: The first time we see the tomb being sealed, the bricklayer has built the wall up to shoulder height. When the camera shot reverses angles, the wall is suddenly only waist high. (00:41:15)

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The Deadly Smorgasbord Affair - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: Inga sure moves fast. She's stretched out on her side on the bed beside Solo, and in the very next shot, she's lying on top of him. (00:08:50)

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The Napoleon's Tomb Affair - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: Edgar collapses on the warehouse floor next to a large stack of wine boxes. But in the wider shot, as Illya unties Solo, the wine crates have disappeared. (00:36:35)

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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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