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

The Deep Six Affair - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: Morton turns on the gas in the vault by pushing the toggle switch on the wall downward. When he turns it off a few scenes later, he pushes the same switch down again. (00:25:30)

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The Maze Affair - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Febray apologizes to Illya for telling Thrush how to repair the molelecutronic gun, Illya's hand disappears from Febray's shoulder between shots, without Illya actually moving it.

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The THRUSH Roulette Affair - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When the Thrush guards are blocking the exit gate to the private casino, the guard on the left has his hands clasped together in front of him, then training a gun on the casino players. The guard on the right also has his gun in his right hand, which then switches to his left. (00:45:55)

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The THRUSH Roulette Affair - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Partridge and Dr. Ieago are watching the brainwashed Illya attempting to kill Napoleon on their television screen, the pair switch places between shots. Dr. Ieago is initially sitting down, with Partridge standing up behind him. Then Partridge is sitting down, with Ieago standing up.

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The Test Tube Killer Affair - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Napoleon and Illya are following Christine to find Greg, Napoleon turns on the car radar and turns the knob with his left hand. When the shot cuts, he's now turning the dial knob with his right hand.

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The Summit-Five Affair - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Beldon is exposed as the Thrush double agent, the pistol he has trained on Napoleon and Illya switches hands between two consecutive shots. (00:37:35)

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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)

Jean G

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 Quadripartite Affair - S1-E3

Plot hole: Solo blows open the ceiling vent of Illya and Marion's cell, and she stands on Illya's shoulders until Solo can reach her and pull her out. This leaves Illya with nothing/no one to stand on, no way to reach the vent and no apparent way out of the cell. But he's out just the same in the next scene, with no explanation as to how. (00:42:40)

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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: Thrush, U.N.C.L.E.'s nemesis organization, was an international bad-guy conglomerate with the single-minded goal of taking over the world. Though "Thrush" was never an acronym on the show itself, U.N.C.L.E. novelist David McDaniel assigned it a meaning that became fan canon: he called it the Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity. That pretty much described Thrush's nefarious ambitions to a T.

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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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