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

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1964)

88 mistakes in season 3

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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 My Friend, the Gorilla Affair - S3-E14

Factual error: When Baby the gorilla walks around, he consistently does so bipedally, like a human. While gorillas can walk that way over short distances when carrying food or when defending themselves, they more commonly move quadrapedally on their knuckles.

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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 Monks of St. Thomas Affair - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Illya is captured and taken to Abbot Simon, a boom mic dips into the shot over the group's heads. (00:43:10)

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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 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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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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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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