The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. (1966)

42 mistakes in season 1

The U.N.C.L.E. Samurai Affair - S1-E27

Revealing mistake: Mark's stunt double in the final fight scene has a very bad (and obvious) brown wig. Mark's hair, however, is blond.

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Jean G

The Prisoner of Zalamar Affair - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: Mark finds the bomb planted under his Jeep and puts it under the bad guy's car instead. When it explodes, there's a huge cloud of smoke, but before the shot cuts, you can see that the car is completely undamaged.

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Jean G

The Atlantis Affair - S1-E9

Audio problem: When LeGallows complains that the road is unendurable, his lips don't move at all.

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Jean G

The Moulin Ruse Affair - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: From the outside, the U.N.C.L.E. building's wall is made of red brick. But, after a large hole is knocked through it, a shot from the inside shows no red brick at all. In fact, the entire wall is now made of white cinder-block.

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Jean G

The Dog-Gone Affair - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Though she and Mark have both been calling Putzi the dachshund (who is visibly female) a "she" and a "good girl" throughout the episode, April has an odd memory lapse later and refers to the dog as "he."

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Jean G

The Little John Doe Affair - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When the Italian U.N.C.L.E. official parks his red sports car outside the jail and gets out, he leaves the door ajar. When he comes back with April, the door has closed itself.

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Jean G

The Horns-of-the-Dilemma Affair - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: Due to the rather obvious insertion of car-crash stock footage, April's white 1964 Ford Falcon turns into a gray 1950s sedan as it goes over the cliff.

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Jean G

The Atlantis Affair - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Mark, April and the professor leap from a boat seconds before a bomb goes off aboard. But in the shot of the boat exploding right after they jump, there's no one in the perfectly calm water, and the empty rubber raft is still alongside the burning boat. Somehow, though, the escapees are rowing to safety in that same raft a few shots later.

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Jean G

The Mother Muffin Affair - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: The climactic chase occurs in an amusement park, supposedly in Brighton, England. But several things give away the real filming location, among them an ad for 15c (not 15p) snow cones, two very American-style phone booths, and best of all, a pole proudly sporting both a U.S. flag and a California state flag, visible in the background behind the phone booths.

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Jean G

The Jewels of Topango Affair - S1-E14

Factual error: Mark plays his electric guitar for the tribal chief, and the amplifier works just fine, despite the fact that it isn't plugged into any power source.

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Jean G

The Dog-Gone Affair - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: Mark's stunt man is a little too obvious in the final fight scene. Mark suddenly gains 20 pounds and a whole new set of muscles that he didn't have before.

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Jean G

The Lethal Eagle Affair - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: April is undercover in Madame Gita's mansion, and has been speaking with her normal (American) inflection throughout most of the episode. Midway through, however, she suddenly acquires a German accent for no apparent reason.

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Jean G

The Atlantis Affair - S1-E9

Plot hole: After stressing (as Waverly did earlier) that only a laser beam can activate the explosive crystals, LeGallows demonstrates the destructive power of one - using only sunlight.

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Jean G

The Mata Hari Affair - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: The motorcycle chase is supposed to take place late at night. But in several shots, a cloud-strewn blue daytime sky can be seen, and long shadows on the streets indicate that the scene was actually shot either in the early morning or the late afternoon.

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Jean G

The Montori Device Affair - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: The bad-guy bellman knocks Mark out, then zips him face down into a garment bag. He then places the bag, without turning it, onto his luggage cart, and the outline of the body inside (a dummy, judging by how effortlessly he lifts it), is now facing up.

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Jean G

The Garden of Evil Affair - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: In the teaser, the departing Thrush limo provides the viewer with a reflection of both the camera and the lined-up film crew.

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Jean G

The Lethal Eagle Affair - S1-E11

Revealing mistake: Mark hides inside the grand piano - improbable (there's not enough room) unless the piano is a mock-up without any real harp or strings. And in fact, when he jumps out, you can see that there's nothing inside. Somehow, though, the piano still makes sounds when Dieter touches the keys.

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Jean G

The High and the Deadly Affair - S1-E28

Continuity mistake: Merek's bird is sitting on his shoulder facing backward. In the very next shot, as he stands, the bird is suddenly facing forward. When he starts to sit down, the bird is still forward, but in the next shot, a close-up of him sitting, birdie is facing to the rear again.

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Jean G

The High and the Deadly Affair - S1-E28

Continuity mistake: The chocolate eclair is cut open to reveal the mini-bomb planted inside. But when April picks the eclair up, it's completely intact again.

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Jean G

The Double-O-Nothing Affair - S1-E26

Continuity mistake: Mark injects April with plain water, telling her to play dead. She shouldn't have to play. Water in the blood stream can create oxygen bubbles, which can be lethal in a matter of minutes. He should have used saline or glucose instead. Those solutions have been de-oxygenated and purified to prevent giving patients the potentially lethal "bends."

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Jean G

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