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

The Five Daughters Affair (2) - S3-E29

Continuity mistake: On the ground, the mini-jet has a large yellow U.N.C.L.E. logo on its nose. In the air, the logo keeps disappearing, and the plane's tail assembly changes configurations. (00:00:10 - 00:01:35)

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The Concrete Overcoat Affair (2) - S3-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When the captured Illya is brought into Strago's conference room, the boom shadow is lurking on the curved wall over their heads. (00:12:00)

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The Arabian Affair - S2-E7

Visible crew/equipment: In the sand dune fight in the teaser scene, Illya's stunt double's face is viewable as he jumps on his attacker and rolls down the slope. (00:03:25)

Jean G

The See-Paris-and-Die Affair - S1-E22

Revealing mistake: The stock footage establishing shot of Paris shows a gray, cloudy, overcast day. But in the next shot, on the streets, it's bright and sunny. (00:01:00)

Jean G

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

Continuity mistake: Annie's U.N.C.L.E. visitor badge disappears between the hall and the doorway when Illya takes her into the reception room. (00:06:20)

Jean G

The Super-Colossal Affair - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: One of the masked gunmen is suddenly not wearing his mask, then is masked again and back and forth throughout the scuffle-in-the-bedroom scene. (00:19:45)

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The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Plot hole: Everyone is suddenly afflicted with a bizarre form of amnesia in this episode. The entire time Solo & Illya are guarding the Russian chairman, they're dealing with language and cultural barriers that shouldn't be there - because no one, including Illya himself, seems to remember the fact that Illya is also Russian. (00:48:50)

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The Birds and the Bees Affair - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: Mozart and his henchmen invade the honey shop. Illya tosses a chair at them. One man falls. Cut to Illya firing his gun, then back to Mozart - and the man who fell is suddenly in a different place and position on the floor. (00:41:00)

Jean G

The Moonglow Affair - S2-E23

Revealing mistake: Miss Moonglow's lipstick supposedly glows in the dark. But when the lights go out, a badly superimposed special effect causes the glowing lips to remain completely stationary, even when she doesn't. Her head moves, but weirdly, the lips don't. (00:36:20)

Jean G

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

Continuity mistake: When Sebastian grabs the prism from the safe, the rope he's just used to suspend himself from the ceiling has become a simple noose, rather than the elaborate harness it had been a few moments earlier. (00:43:35)

Jean G

The Fiddlesticks Affair - S1-E16

Other mistake: In the last scene of the episode, the opening shot is a Boeing 707 in flight. The 707 logo on the tail is backwards. It appears they flipped over a piece of film stock from a shot earlier in the episode, where the same plane was flying in the opposite direction.

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The Test Tube Killer Affair - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Greg is preparing to blow up the dam in Athens, he unpacks the items in his suitcase. A pair of red smoke grenades and at least one hand grenade appear in the suitcase out of thin air. (00:45:50)

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The Summit-Five Affair - S4-E1

Audio problem: When Solo & Illya enter the elevator and Solo says, "That's an exciting prospect," his lips aren't moving in sync with the words. (00:09:55)

Jean G

The Tigers are Coming Affair - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: Illya takes off his shoes before swimming across the river, but somehow has them back on again a few shots later. (00:27:45 - 00:29:10)

Jean G

The Her Master's Voice Affair - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Could this be the affair of the flying saucer and teacup? As Napoleon Solo is having tea with Miss Partridge, he has his teacup in his right hand with the saucer on the table. Mysteriously, in the next shot, the saucer suddenly appears in his left hand, only to find its way back to the table again. Then both teacup and saucer appear in Solo's left hand. Then both find their way back to the table, then back into his left hand again. And it all happens in a span of about 30 seconds. (00:06:50 - 00:07:25)

The Super-Colossal Affair - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: The gangsters' plane, which has two engines on the ground, suddenly has four engines when it's in the air. It also changes colors. (00:40:45 - 00:42:15)

Jean G

The Birds and the Bees Affair - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: As Mozart is forcing Illya to take him into U.N.C.L.E. HQ's basement, Mozart suddenly acquires, between shots, a security badge that wasn't there before. (00:34:45)

Jean G

The Dippy Blonde Affair - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: Jojo shoots Illya, who falls into a pile of garbage cans, overturning a large cardboard box full of paper. When the camera angle changes, the box has not only moved a few feet to one side all by itself, it has also set itself upright again. (00:20:45)

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The Project Deephole Affair - S2-E26

Visible crew/equipment: When Waverly and Solo walk from the office into the corridor at U.N.C.L.E. HQ, part of the camera rig is showing, moving ahead of them, at the bottom right of the screen. (00:06:45)

Jean G

The Children's Day Affair - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: During the gun battle outside the lodge, the tray full of bread dropped on the lawn moves itself several feet to the right between takes. (00:41:40)

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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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