List of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. episodes

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This is an episode list for the 1960s U.S. television show The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. ran for three and a half seasons on NBC from September 22, 1964 to January 15, 1968. It was cancelled mid-way through its fourth season. There are 105 episodes in all. The running time for an individual episode was 50 minutes. Season One was filmed entirely in black and white, except for the pilot episode, "The Vulcan Affair," and "The Double Affair," which were filmed in color since they were planned to be turned into feature films. Additional scenes filmed later, in the case of "Vulcan," and in the case of "Double," concurrently . (The portions of "The 4 Steps Affair" which included the expanded scenes from both feature films had been filmed in color even though all Season One episodes were broadcast in black & white). All subsequent seasons were broadcast in color. Eight feature-length motion pictures were released based on single or double episodes of the show.

All 105 episodes were released on DVD in 2007.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Premiered: Ended:
1 29 1964.Sep.22 1965.Apr.19
2 30 1965.Sep.17 1966.Apr.15
3 30 1966.Sep.16 1967.Apr.14
4 16 1967.Sep.11 1968.Jan.15
TVM 1 1983.Apr.05

DVD releases[edit]

The complete series was released on DVD by Warner Home Video, as was a collection of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. feature films. The reunion TV-movie was released by Paramount Home Entertainment.[1]

DVD (set) title Company Release date
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Complete Series Warner Home Video 2008.Oct.21
Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. Paramount Home Entertainment 2009.Mar.03
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: 8 Movies Collection Warner Home Video 2011.Aug.23

List of episodes[edit]

  • All episodes are listed in order of airdate.
  • Series # refers to that episode's number within the overall series.
  • Season # refers to the order in which the episode aired within that particular season.

Season 1 (1964–65)[edit]

Series # Episode # Title Director Writer(s) Original Airdate
1 1 "The Vulcan Affair" Don Medford Sam Rolfe September 22, 1964
THRUSH are thwarted in their attempt to assassinate U.N.C.L.E. chief Alexander Waverly. Napoleon Solo is assigned to protect a visiting African leader (William Marshall) whose life is under threat from Andrew Vulcan (Fritz Weaver). A housewife (Patricia Crowley) is recruited to help him. This was later expanded and released to cinemas as To Trap A Spy.
2 2 "The Iowa Scuba Affair" Richard Donner Harold Jack Bloom September 29, 1964
Solo is sent to Iowa to investigate the mysterious demise of an air force man. With the assistance of Jill Denison (Katherine Crawford) he uncovers a plan to steal a space plane. Also starring Slim Pickens, look closely for Ted White as an assassin. (David McCallum does not appear in this episode.)
3 3 "The Quadripartite Affair" Richard Donner Alan Caillou October 6, 1964
Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin must stop Gervaise Ravel (Anne Francis) from using a gas that induces a state of utter terror to create political havoc. Jill Ireland guest stars as Marion Raven. Also co-stars Richard Anderson and Roger C. Carmel.
4 4 "The Shark Affair" Marc Daniels Alvin Sapinsley October 13, 1964
While investigating a series of kidnappings, Solo and Kuryakin encounter Captain Shark (Robert Culp) who is creating a modern day Noah's Ark with the intention of repopulating the world in the event of a nuclear holocaust. Co-starring Sue Ane Langdon, Herbert Anderson, James Doohan and Meg Wyllie.
5 5 "The Deadly Games Affair" Alvin Ganzer Dick Nelson October 20, 1964
A former SS scientist (Alexander Scourby) is attempting to reanimate the body of Hitler. Co-starring Janine Gray as THRUSH villainess Angelique, with whom Solo has a complex, romantic relationship, and Burt Brinckerhoff.
6 6 "The Green Opal Affair" John Peyser Robert E. Thompson October 27, 1964
Solo attempts to rescue a group of people kidnapped and brainwashed by THRUSH. Stars Carroll O'Connor with Joan O'Brien, Nachi Nozawa and Milton Selzer.
7 7 "The Giuoco Piano Affair" Richard Donner Alan Caillou November 10, 1964
Taking its title from the classic chess gambit, this episode is a sequel to The Quadripartite Affair. Since Gervaise Ravel (Anne Francis) had evaded capture in the earlier episode, Solo and Kuryakin devise a scheme to lure her into a trap. Jill Ireland (Marion Raven) and John Van Dreelen (Harold Bufferton) also return. Co-starring James Frawley. Director Richard Donner, producer Sam Rolfe, associate producer Joseph Calvelli and executive producer Norman Felton have cameos during a party scene.
8 8 "The Double Affair" John Newland Clyde Ware November 17, 1964
Later expanded and released in cinemas as the feature film The Spy With My Face, this episode sees THRUSH create a double for Solo and substitute him for the real agent. Stars Senta Berger and Sharon Farrell. Look for Harold Gould as a doctor. (The Spy With My Face writing credits: "Screenplay by Joseph Calvelli and Clyde Ware. Story by Clyde Ware.")
9 9 "The Project Strigas Affair" Joseph Sargent Henry Misrock November 24, 1964
Solo and Kuryakin devise a scheme to discredit a Balkan diplomat. Kuryakin goes undercover as an operative from the diplomat’s home country sent to investigate the fictional ‘Project Strigas’. This episode features both William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, two years before they would star together in Star Trek. Also with Hogan's Heroes's Werner Klemperer, Peggy Ann Garner and Sheila MacRae.
10 10 "The Finny Foot Affair" Marc Daniels Jack Turley and Jay Simms (teleplay), Jay Simms (story) December 1, 1964
Solo investigates a chemical which has wiped out an entire Scottish village. A young Kurt Russell guest stars as does pneumatic Tura Satana (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!).
11 11 "The Neptune Affair" Vincent McEveety Henry Sharp and John W. Bloch (teleplay), John W. Bloch (story) December 8, 1964
Kuryakin is recalled to the USSR when it emerges that rockets carrying a fungus are endangering the Russian wheat harvest. Solo travels to southern California independently to infiltrate the launching base (an oil platform) and avert a war between the USSR and the US. Starring veteran character actor Henry Jones and John Banner (Hogan's Heroes).
12 12 "The Dove Affair" John Peyser Robert Towne December 15, 1964
Solo attempts to smuggle a microdot containing top secret information about THRUSH out of a small European country. Ricardo Montalban and June Lockhart guest star, with an uncredited Victor Buono and Dan Seymour. (David McCallum does not appear in this episode.)
13 13 "The King of Knaves Affair" Michael O'Herlihy Ellis Marcus December 22, 1964
Solo poses as an arms dealer in an attempt to scupper to plans of a deposed ruler (Paul Stevens) who is hoping to return to power by building an army of high-profile criminals. An uncredited Larry Linville (M*A*S*H) plays a guard. (Leo G. Carroll does not appear in this episode.)
14 14 "The Terbuf Affair" Richard Donner Alan Caillou December 29, 1964
When an old flame (Madlyn Rhue) asks Solo to help gypsy leader Emil (Jacques Aubuchon) escape from the Balkan territory of Terbuf, he and Kuryakin uncover a trail of corruption leading to the country’s head of police (played by scriptwriter Alan Caillou). Albert Paulsen also guest stars. (Leo G. Carroll does not appear in this episode.)
15 15 "The Deadly Decoy Affair" Alvin Ganzer Albert Aley January 11, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin must play an elaborate game of subterfuge in order to transport a high-ranking THRUSH official to Washington and evade all attempts to rescue him. Matters are complicated when a secretary on her lunch hour gets handcuffed to the prisoner and must come along. With Ralph Taeger, Joanna Moore and Berry Kroeger. Look for Jason Wingreen. (First episode to air in its new Monday night slot.)
16 16 "The Fiddlesticks Affair" Theodore Flicker Peter A. Fields (teleplay), Aben Kandel (story) January 18, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin devise a scheme to break into a vault under a casino where THRUSH keep their funds. Stars Dan O'Herlihy, Marlyn Mason and Ken Murray. (Leo G. Carroll does not appear in this episode.)
17 17 "The Yellow Scarf Affair" Ron Winston Robert Yale Lippincott and Boris Ingster (teleplay), Robert Yale Lippincott (story) January 25, 1965
When an U.N.C.L.E. agent dies in a plane crash, Solo travels to India to investigate. He discovers that the crash was no accident and finds himself involved in a race to recover a vital piece of technology. Starring Linden Chiles, Kamala Devi and Murray Matheson. Co-starring Neile Adams and Vito Scotti. Look for Madge Blake (Batman) as a tourist. (David McCallum does not appear in this episode.)
18 18 "The Mad, Mad Tea Party Affair" Seymour Robbie Dick Nelson February 1, 1965
A mysterious man (Richard Haydn) appears to be able to circumvent the security system in U.N.C.L.E. headquarters at will. While attempting to capture him, Solo and Kuryakin discover a THRUSH agent inside U.N.C.L.E. who intends to kill several high-ranking officials at a conference later that day. Co-starring Zohra Lampert, Peter Haskell and Lee Meriwether.
19 19 "The Secret Sceptre Affair" Marc Daniels Anthony Spinner February 8, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin attempt to recover a national treasure from a dictator at the instigation of Solo’s old commanding officer Major Morgan Gene Raymond. But are Morgan’s motives as pure as they seem? Look for an uncredited William Boyett (Adam-12) as a pilot. (Leo G. Carroll does not appear in this episode.)
20 20 "The Bow Wow Affair" Sherman Marks Alan Caillou February 15, 1965
When Waverly’s cousin (Leo G. Carroll in a dual role) is killed by his own dog, Kuryakin is sent to investigate. Starring Susan Oliver and Pat Harrington, Jr..
21 21 "The Four Steps Affair" Alvin Ganzer Peter A. Fields (teleplay), Joseph Calvelli (story) February 22, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin are assigned to protect a young Tibetan religious leader from kidnap by THRUSH. Starring Luciana Paluzzi, Malachi Throne and Donald Harron. (This episode was designed to use the footage shot to turn The Vulcan Affair and The Double Affair into their feature versions.)
22 22 "The See Paris and Die Affair" Alf Kjellin Peter A. Fields and Sheldon Stark (teleplay), Sheldon Stark (story) March 1, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin take on two brothers (Lloyd Bochner and Gerald Mohr) who are attempting to control the diamond market, and simultaneously attempt to thwart THRUSH attempts to steal the diamonds. Look for famous drummer Earl Palmer as a member of "The Gallents." (Leo G. Carroll does not appear in this episode.)
23 23 "The Brain-Killer Affair" James Goldstone Archie Tegland March 8, 1965
Waverly is subjected to the effects of a brain-altering device by THRUSH. Solo must save Waverly and find the device. Elsa Lanchester and Yvonne Craig guest star. Co-starring Roosevelt Grier, Henry Beckman, Nancy Kovack and Liam Sullivan.
24 24 "The Hong Kong Shilling Affair" Alvin Ganzer Alan Caillou March 15, 1965
At a black market auction in Hong Kong, Solo and Kuryakin attempt to recover a coin in which there is a microdot containing military secrets. Glenn Corbett (Route 66) guest stars, with Gavin MacLeod and Richard Kiel as "Merry."
25 25 "The Never-Never Affair" Joseph Sargent Dean Hargrove March 22, 1965
Solo sends a bored U.N.C.L.E. translator (Barbara Feldon, not long before she "transferred" from U.N.C.L.E. to CONTROL) on a hoax mission in an attempt to liven up her life. When it emerges that he has inadvertently given her a microfilm for which THRUSH is searching, he and Kuryakin must track her down and save her from THRUSH. Cesar Romero guest stars.
26 26 "The Love Affair" Marc Daniels Albert Aley March 29, 1965
Brother Love (Eddie Albert), a THRUSH leader posing as an evangelist, is constructing a nuclear spaceship. Solo must rescue a scientist and a student, kidnapped by Brother Love and foil his plan.
27 27 "The Gazebo in the Maze Affair" Alf Kjellin Dean Hargrove and Antony Ellis (teleplay), Antony Ellis (story) April 5, 1965
Seeking revenge for a previous encounter, G. Emory Partridge (George Sanders) abducts Kuryakin and uses him as bait to snare Solo. Co-starring Jeanette Nolan and Bonnie Franklin.
28 28 "The Girls of Nazarone Affair" Alvin Ganzer Peter A. Fields (teleplay), Peter Barry (story) April 12, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin travel to Southern France to investigate a serum which supposedly gives supernatural strength and revives the dead. Starring Kipp Hamilton and Marian McCargo, co-starring Sharon Tate as a therapist. (Leo G. Carroll does not appear in this episode.)
29 29 "The Odd Man Affair" Joseph Sargent Dick Nelson April 19, 1965
When a retired U.N.C.L.E. agent (Martin Balsam) is recruited to impersonate a crime lord, he decides to take the mission into his own hands. Solo and Kuryakin must protect him as he infiltrates a crime conference. Co-starring Barbara Shelley.

Season 2 (1965–66)[edit]

Series # Episode # Title Director Writer(s) Original Airdate
30 1 "Alexander the Greater Affair" — Part 1 Joseph Sargent Dean Hargrove September 17, 1965
Megalomaniac businessman Alexander (Rip Torn) plans to imitate his namesake Alexander the Great by taking over the world. Solo and Kuryakin must stop him before he manages to succeed in his meticulously planned scheme. Dorothy Provine co-stars as Alexander’s ex-wife. (This two-parter is the only story of the series to lack the definite article in the on-screen title.)
31 2 "Alexander the Greater Affair" — Part 2 Joseph Sargent Dean Hargrove September 24, 1965
The conclusion of the previous episode. This two-parter was later released in cinemas as the feature film One Spy Too Many.
32 3 "The Ultimate Computer Affair" Joseph Sargent Peter Allan Fields October 1, 1965
THRUSH have developed a computer capable of recording all the organisations operations. Kuryakin must go undercover in a penal colony to find and destroy the machine, then Napoleon must pose as a prisons inspector to get Illya out.
33 4 "The Foxes and Hounds Affair" Alf Kjellin Peter Allan Fields (teleplay), Eric Bercovici (story) October 8, 1965
U.N.C.L.E. find themselves in a race against THRUSH to obtain a newly developed mind-reading device. Vincent Price guest stars as Victor Marton.
34 5 "The Discotheque Affair" Tom Gries Dean Hargrove (teleplay), Leonard Stadd (story) October 15, 1965
THRUSH plant a listening device in an apartment next to Waverly's office and Solo investigates. Meanwhile Illya infiltrates the discotheque, run by THRUSH where their records are kept.
35 6 "The Re-Collectors Affair" Alvin Ganzer Alan Caillou October 22, 1965
Solo and Kuryakin are on the trail of the Recollectors, a group that hunts down and kills former Nazis in order to steal their looted art collections and profit by selling them back to the original owners.
36 7 "The Arabian Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Peter Allan Fields October 29, 1965
While investigating a THRUSH installation in the Arabian desert Illya is captured by a local tribe. In New York Solo enlists the help of a THRUSH agent whose bosses intend to eliminate him on his retirement and travels to Arabia to complete the mission.
37 8 "The Tigers are Coming Affair" Herschel Daugherty Alan Caillou (teleplay), Paul Tuckahoe (story) November 5, 1965
Solo and Illya travel to India to help a French botanist discover why the jungle is dying and its inhabitants are vanishing. Jill Ireland and scriptwriter Alan Caillou guest star. (The following season Caillou would appear in The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.'s "The Jewels of Topango Affair" and "The Phi Beta Killer Affair," neither of which he wrote.)
38 9 "The Deadly Toys Affair" John Brahm Robert Hill November 12, 1965
THRUSH is attempting to enlist a boy genius. Solo and Kuryakin go undercover to try and protect him. Angela Lansbury guest stars as the boy’s eccentric aunt.
39 10 "The Cherry Blossom Affair" Joseph Sargent Mark Weingart (teleplay), Sherman Yellen (story) November 19, 1965
When THRUSH agents in Japan acquire a volcano-activating device Solo and Kuryakin enlist the help of a local student to help them find it before it is too late.
40 11 "The Virtue Affair" Jud Taylor Henry Slesar December 3, 1965
A fanatic is attempting to destroy the vineyards of France as part of his crusade against drunkenness. Kuryakin goes undercover at the villain’s chateau, while Solo enlists the help of a scientist and his daughter. When Kuryakin’s cover is blown, Solo must rescue him and foil the plot.
41 12 "The Children’s Day Affair" Sherman Marks Dean Hargrove December 10, 1965
An international security conference in Switzerland is threatened when it emerges that a nearby school is a front for THRUSH.
42 13 "The Adriatic Express Affair" Seymour Robbie Robert Hill December 17, 1965
On New Year’s Eve Solo and Illya board the train to Venice in an attempt to intercept a THRUSH agent who has developed a virus that could wipe out the human race.
43 14 "The Yukon Affair" Alf Kjellin Marc Siegel December 24, 1965
G. Emory Partridge (George Sanders) returns with a plot to disrupt world communications. Solo and Kuryakin travel to Alaska, in an attempt to neutralise him once and for all.
44 15 "The Very Important Zombie Affair" David Alexander Boris Ingster December 31, 1965
When a local despot places a prominent doctor under a voodoo curse, Solo and Illya travel to the Caribbean to investigate.
45 16 "The Dippy Blonde Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Peter Allan Fields January 7, 1966
Solo enlists the help of a THRUSH agent’s girlfriend in order to obtain an ion projection machine from the international criminal ring.
46 17 "The Deadly Goddess Affair" Seymour Robbie Robert Hill January 16, 1966
U.N.C.L.E.’s two top agents travel to Circe in an attempt to intercept a drone plane carrying significant THRUSH funds.
47 18 "The Birds and the Bees Affair" Alvin Ganzer Mark Weingart January 21, 1966
THRUSH has developed a strain of tiny but deadly bees and plans to release them in U.N.C.L.E. headquarters. They capture Kuryakin and torture him in an attempt to make him lead them to U.N.C.L.E.’s base.
48 19 "The Waverly Ring Affair" John Brahm Jerry McNeely January 28, 1966
Following a security leak, Waverly assigns Solo and Illya to root out a double agent in U.N.C.L.E.
49 20 "The Bridge of Lions Affair" — Part 1 E. Darrell Hallenbeck Howard Rodman (teleplay), Henry Slesar (story) February 4, 1966
A trail of missing cats leads Solo and Kuryakin to a salon which is developing a rejuvenation process. (This is the only "Affair" to be based on previously published material; Slesar receives story credit due to it being based on his novel The Bridge of Lions.)
50 21 "The Bridge of Lions Affair" — Part 2 E. Darrell Hallenbeck Howard Rodman (teleplay), Henry Slesar (story) February 11, 1966
Part two of the previous episode. This two-parter was released in cinemas as the feature film One of Our Spies is Missing; this was the final U.N.C.L.E. movie to be released theatrically in North America.
51 22 "The Foreign Legion Affair" John Brahm Berne Giler February 18, 1966
While returning from a mission with valuable THRUSH documents, Illya is forced to bail out of a plane. He lands in the desert at an abandoned Foreign Legion base. Solo must find him and recover the documents before THRUSH does. Danielle De Metz guest stars.
52 23 "The Moonglow Affair" Joseph Sargent Dean Hargrove February 25, 1966
When Solo and Kuryakin are incapacitated Waverly assigns agent April Dancer (Mary Ann Mobley) and Mark Slate (Norman Fell) to complete their mission. Kevin McCarthy guest stars. This was the pilot episode for the short-lived, spin-off series The Girl from U.N.C.L.E..
53 24 "The Nowhere Affair" Michael Ritchie Robert Hill March 4, 1966
While on assignment in Nevada, Solo is captured and swallows an amnesia pill. THRUSH attempts to stimulate his memory while Kuryakin, with the help of an old prospector (J. Pat O'Malley), races to find him before his memory returns.
54 25 "The King of Diamonds Affair" Joseph Sargent Ed Blum and Leo Townsend (teleplay), Ed Blum (story) March 11, 1966
Solo and Kuryakin enlist the help of a diamond thief (Ricardo Montalban) in their attempt to foil a criminal group who are destabilising the world diamond market.
55 26 "The Project Deephole Affair" Alex March Dean Hargrove March 18, 1966
In an attempt to secure an earthquake-activating machine THRUSH mistakenly kidnaps a salesman (Jack Weston). Solo and Kuryakin are assigned to protect the salesman and recover the machine.
56 27 "The Round Table Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Robert Hill (teleplay), Henry Slesar (story) March 25, 1966
Kuryakin and Solo attempt to foil an international group of criminals who have taken over the tiny principality of Ingolstein, because it has no extradition treaty.
57 28 "The Bat Cave Affair" Alf Kjellin Jerry McNeely April 1, 1966
A THRUSH agent (Martin Landau) plans to use radioactive bats to jam the world's radar systems. Solo and Kuryakin must stop him before it is too late.
58 29 "The Minus-X Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Peter Allan Fields April 8, 1966
Solo and Kuryakin are assigned to protect a scientist (Eve Arden) who has developed a drug which heightens all the human senses. THRUSH plan to use the effects of the drug to help their agents launch an attack on a plutonium plant.
59 30 "The Indian Affairs Affair" Alf Kjellin Dean Hargrove April 15, 1966
THRUSH is using a Native American reservation as a front to assemble a hydrogen bomb and have kidnapped the tribe's chief. Solo and Kuryakin are assigned to the case.

Season 3 (1966–67)[edit]

Series # Episode # Title Director Writer(s) Original Airdate
60 1 "The Her Master's Voice Affair" Barry Shear Berne Giler September 16, 1966
Solo investigates a girls' school for the daughters of VIPs, including Miki Matsu (Victoria Young), who has valuable secret information from her father, a Japanese diplomat. Estelle Winwood guest stars as the school's headmistress.
61 2 "The Sort of Do-It-Yourself Dreadful Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Harlan Ellison September 23, 1966
Solo is nearly killed by a superhuman, robot-like girl, one of an army of such devices invented by Dr. Pertwee (Woodrow Parfrey) for THRUSH. Illya joins up with Margo's ex-roommate, Andy Francis (Jeannine Riley). Solo poses as a banker financing the THRUSH lab and finds the laboratory, where a roomful of robots attack the U.N.C.L.E. agents.
62 3 "The Galatea Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Jackson Gillis September 30, 1966
While Solo is recuperating from a fall into a Venice canal, Illya teams with Mark Slate to uncover Baroness Bibi de Chasseur (Joan Collins), a THRUSH money courier who has contact with the treasurer of THRUSH. This was one of two episodes crossing over between the parent show and The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. (the other was "The Mother Muffin Affair" on the spinoff); Collins plays two roles.
63 4 "The Super-Colossal Affair" Barry Shear Stanford Sherman October 7, 1966
Frank Cariago (Bernard Fein), the U.S. head of a crime syndicate, is under pressure from Uncle Giuliano (J. Carrol Naish). Cariago decides to buy a movie production directed by Sheldon Veblan (Shelley Berman) so his girlfriend, Ginger Laveer (Carol Wayne) can have the starring role. But the picture is a disguised plan to drop a bomb on the family's biggest rival — Las Vegas. (One of the few episodes where THRUSH is not the villain.)
64 5 "The Monks of St. Thomas Affair" Alex March Sheldon Stark October 14, 1966
THRUSH agent Abbot Simon (David J. Peter) takes over the monastery at St. Thomas to use the mountain location to aim a new laser gun at a long distance target the Louvre in Paris. Solo visits the area and meets Andrea Fouchet (Celeste Yarnall), and together they try to stop Simon before he destroys the world's greatest art treasures.
65 6 "The Pop Art Affair" George WaGGner John Herman Shaner, Al Ramrus October 21, 1966
A dissatisfied beatnik and THRUSH collaborator tips U.N.C.L.E. off to a new deadly hiccup gas. A pendant he wears leads Illya to Greenwich Village and an art gallery run by Mark Ole (Robert H. Harris), a THRUSH agent. (Includes Illya's beat poet performance, "Is This Your Ape?")
66 7 "The Thor Affair" Sherman Marks Don Richman, Stanley Ralph Ross October 28, 1966
Solo and Illya are assigned to protect Dr. Fazie Nahdi (Harry Davis), a Gandhi-like peace advocate, during a conference.
67 8 "The Candidate's Wife Affair" George WaGGner Robert Hill November 4, 1966
Solo and Illya protect Miranda Bryant (Diana Hyland), the wife of a presidential candidate (Richard Anderson), from a plot to kidnap her, not realizing that she has already been kidnapped and replaced with a double, Irina (also played by Hyland). (One of the few episodes where THRUSH was not involved.)
68 9 "The Come with Me to the Casbah Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Robert Hill (teleplay), Danielle Branton & Norman Lenzer and Robert Hill (story) November 21, 1966
Solo and Illya go to Algiers to obtain a rare old book containing a THRUSH code from Pierrot La Mouche (Pat Harrington Jr.) who has stolen it from his boss, Colonel Hamid (Jacques Aubuchon).
69 10 "The Off-Broadway Affair" Sherman Marks Jerry McNeely November 18, 1966
An off-broadway actress is murdered during a phone call to U.N.C.L.E., and Solo and Illya investigate a connection between the show and a sudden malfunction in U.N.C.L.E.'s communications. The understudy, Janet Jarrod (Shari Lewis), takes over the lead role, and Illya joins the cast to find the jamming device.
70 11 "The Concrete Overcoat Affair" — Part 1 Joseph Sargent Peter Allan Fields (teleplay), David Victor (story) November 25, 1966
While in Italy investigating a THRUSH plan to divert the Gulf Stream with heavy water, Solo finds himself eluding THRUSH guards, and ends up hiding under the bed of Pia Monteri (Letitia Roman). Jack Palance and Janet Leigh guest star.
71 12 "The Concrete Overcoat Affair" — Part 2 Joseph Sargent Peter Allan Fields (teleplay), David Victor (story) December 2, 1966
See Part 1, above. This two-parter was later released theatrically as The Spy In The Green Hat.
72 13 "The Abominable Snowman Affair" Otto Lang Kirshna Shah December 9, 1966
Illya goes to the Himalayan country of Ghupat to protect the high lama, but is shot by "Calamity" Rogers (Anne Jeffreys), an American rodeo star. Solo is sent to find Illya, and learns that the prime minister (David Sheiner) has kidnapped the real successor to the throne and intends to install his own son instead.
73 14 "The My Friend the Gorilla Affair" Alex Singer Don Richman (teleplay), Joseph Sandy (story) December 16, 1966
In Africa, Professor Kenton (Arthur Malet) has developed a superman formula which he has been using on the natives, hoping to build an army with which to conquer all of Africa. Percy Rodriguez appears as President Khufu.
74 15 "The Jingle Bells Affair" John Brahm William Fay December 23, 1966
In the show's only Christmas-themed episode, Solo and Illya protect Premier Georgi Koz (Akim Tamiroff), a Khrushchev-like leader come to address the United Nations. To learn about capitalism, the crusty old commie dresses as Santa Claus, then is mistaken by a dying boy for the real thing.
75 16 "The Take Me to Your Leader Affair" George WaGGner Berne Giler December 30, 1966
Scientist Adrian Cool (Woodrow Parfrey) spots a UFO approaching Earth on his radar. His daughter Coco (Nancy Sinatra) is kidnapped, and Illya follows and he's captured also.
76 17 "The Suburbia Affair" Charles Haas Sheridan Gibney and Stanford Sherman (teleplay), Sheridan Gibney (story) January 6, 1967
Dr. Rutter (Victor Borge), after inventing antimatter, hides out in suburbia under the name Willoughby because he fears his creation will be used destructively. Solo and Illya take a house there to find him. Reta Shaw plays the villainess, Miss Witherspoon.
77 18 "The Deadly Smorgasbord Affair" Barry Shear Stanley Ralph Ross (teleplay), Peter Bourne and Stanley Ralph Ross (story) January 13, 1967
Solo goes to Sweden to obtain a new suspended animation device from Dr. A.C. Nilson (Peter Brocco), but the device and its inventor are taken by THRUSH. (David McCallum does not appear in this episode.)
78 19 "The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Norman Hudis January 20, 1967
Investigating the shipment of a tidal-wave machine by THRUSH, Illya ends up aboard a merchant vessel run by Captain Morton (Dan O'Herlihy). Morton is obsessed with his past disgrace in a court martial, and the crew is on the verge of a mutiny, which Illya leads just as THRUSH arrives to take possession of the device.
79 20 "The Napoleon's Tomb Affair" John Brahm James N. Whiton January 27, 1967
President Nasasos Tunik (Kurt Kasznar) visits Paris. His assistant, Malanez (Joseph Sirola), is determined to persuade the president that the French are his enemy, and arranges for various embarrassing and insulting incidents to occur. Ted Cassidy appears as Edgar the henchman.
80 21 "The It's All Greek to Me Affair" George WaGGner Robert Hill (teleplay), Robert Hill and Eric Faust (story) February 3, 1967
In Greece, Illya tries to recover stolen U.N.C.L.E. documents, but they fall into the hands of Stavros (Harold J. Stone), a Greek bandit, who has ambushed Illya, thinking he is his daughter (Linda Marsh) Kira's convict husband, Manolakas (George Keymas) returning from prison.
81 22 "The Hula Doll Affair" Eddie Saeta Standord Sherman February 17, 1967
Brothers Simon and Peter Sweet (Jan Murray, Pat Harrington Jr.), both rival THRUSH leaders vying for promotion, do not realize that the toy hula doll they possess has an extremely powerful new U.N.C.L.E. explosive inside that is activated by heat.
82 23 "The Pieces of Fate Affair" John Brahm Harlan Ellison (teleplay), Harlan Ellison and Yale Udoff (story) February 24, 1967
Jacqueline Midcult (Sharon Farrell) writes a best selling novel, The Pieces of Fate, which U.N.C.L.E. recognizes as being based on a series of missing THRUSH diaries. (This episode wasn't repeated in the US until 1985, due to Ellison naming a literary critic (played by Grayson Hall) after science fiction writer Judith Merril, which resulted in legal action being taken - ironically, not by Merril herself (a friend of Ellison) but by her daughter.)
83 24 "The Matterhorn Affair" Bill Finnegan David Giler (teleplay), Boris Ingster (story) March 3, 1967
A dying man carrying a partial film with the secret of Project Quasimodo, a miniature atomic bomb, gives only one clue to finding the rest of the film.
84 25 "The Hot Number Affair" George WaGGner Joseph Cavanaugh, Carol Cavanaugh March 10, 1967
A THRUSH code is hidden in a dress pattern, and Solo and Illya go to the garment district and encounter the design shop of two down-on-their-luck designers (George Tobias and Ned Glass), their model Ramona (Cher), and the cutter who has a crush on her, Jerry (Sonny Bono). THRUSH also tries to retrieve the garment, but Ramona keeps forgetting where she left it.
85 26 "The When in Roma Affair" George WaGGner Gloria Elmore March 17, 1967
In Rome, American tourist Darlene Sims (Julie Sommars) becomes the unwitting carrier of a perfume atomizer with a secret formula. THRUSH uses a suave ladies' man Cesare Guardia (Cesare Danova) to charm Darlene, but he falls in love with her in the process.
86 27 "The Apple a Day Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Joseph Calvelli (teleplay), Les Roberts and Joseph Calvelli (story) March 24, 1967
Solo and Illya find that THRUSH agent Colonel Picks (Robert Emhardt) has developed exploding apples, which will be used to trigger a nuclear stockpile.
87 28 "The Five Daughters Affair" — Part 1 Barry Shear Norman Hudis (teleplay), Boris Ingster (story) March 31, 1967
Solo and Illya track down the daughters of a murdered scientist who has discovered how to extract gold from seawater (and hidden the secret among his daughters), but THRUSH agent Randolph (Herbert Lom), who murdered the scientist, is after the secret as well. Joan Crawford, Telly Savalas, Curt Jurgens and Terry-Thomas appear in this episode. Incidentally, despite the title there are only four daughters (Kim Darby, Diane McBain, Jill Ireland and Danielle DeMetz); this was originally called "The Five Women Affair," which is more logical (Crawford plays the scientist's wife).
88 29 "The Five Daughters Affair" — Part 2 Barry Shear Norman Hudis (teleplay), Boris Ingster (story) April 7, 1967
See Part 1, above. This two-parter was later released theatrically as The Karate Killers.
89 30 "The Cap and Gown Affair" George WaGGner Stanford Sherman April 14, 1967
Solo and Illya are responsible for the security during Waverly's upcoming address to his alma mater, but the campus is seething with protest.

Season 4 (1967–68)[edit]

Series # Episode # Title Director Writer(s) Original Airdate
90 1 "The Summit-Five Affair" Sutton Roley Robert E. Thompson September 11, 1967
Illya must find a security leak before the summit meeting between U.N.C.L.E.'s regional chiefs, and Napoleon is the prime suspect.
91 2 "The Test Tube Killer Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Jack Turley September 18, 1967
A dying U.N.C.L.E. agent warns Napoleon and Illya that a group of supermen is being bred by THRUSH. The duo discover a school set up by the enemy organization in Mexico, who has already produced seven emotionless killer students. As a graduating exercise, one is chosen to eliminate Solo and Kuryakin after they follow the boy to Austria.
92 3 "The 'J' for Judas Affair" Alf Kjellin Norman Hudis September 25, 1967
When Solo and Kuryakin fail to keep millionaire industrialist Mark Tenza (Broderick Crawford) from being murdered, they and his son Adam (Chad Everett) have to locate Adam's brother J (short for James) to keep him from the same THRUSH-engineered fate.
93 4 "The Prince of Darkness Affair" — Part 1 Boris Sagal Dean Hargrove October 2, 1967
"Someone has won the race to develop a thermal prism..." and Parviz Kharmusi (John Dehner) has said prism and used it to kill an entire African village. Solo and Illya enlist safecracker/cult leader Luther Sebastian (Bradford Dillman) to help them find the prism.
94 5 "The Prince of Darkness Affair" — Part 2 Boris Sagal Dean Hargrove October 9, 1967
Sebastian has his own nefarious plans for the thermal prism. This two-parter was later released theatrically as The Helicopter Spies.
95 6 "The Master's Touch Affair" John Brahm Boris Sobelman October 16, 1967
THRUSH chief and potential defector Pharos Mandor (Jack Lord) abducts Solo as part of his scheme to have U.N.C.L.E. eliminate his arch-rival Stepan Valandros (Nehemiah Persoff).
96 7 "The THRUSH Roulette Affair" Sherman Marks Arthur Weingarten October 23, 1967
Napoleon and Illya travel to an island casino to stop a dastardly mind control plot shepherded by Michael Rennie.
97 8 "The Deadly Quest Affair" Alf Kjellin Robert E. Thompson October 30, 1967
Old enemy Viktor Karmak (Darren McGavin) kidnaps Illya and gives Solo 12 hours to locate him in a condemned area of Manhattan before his Russian partner is killed by deadly gas, and before Karmak finds and kills Solo. (This episode was filmed on the burnt-out remains of the New York street set, which was destroyed by fire earlier that year.)
98 9 "The Fiery Angel Affair" Richard Benedict John W. Bloch November 6, 1967
The beloved leader of a Latin American country, Angela (Madlyn Rhue), is endangered by a THRUSH-backed revolutionary group; can Illya and Solo save her?
99 10 "The Survival School Affair" Charles R. Rondeau Donald A. Brinkley and Jack Turley (teleplay), Donald A. Brinkley (story) November 20, 1967
Illya must find a THRUSH double agent hidden in the ranks of the class about to graduate from U.N.C.L.E.'s training facility on a remote island. (This is the only episode in which Robert Vaughn does not appear.)
100 11 "The Gurnius Affair" Barry Shear Milton S. Gelman November 27, 1967
When a Nazi war criminal escapes from prison, the agents must track him down before he uses his mind control device to take over the world. Illya must pose as one of his compatriots, the sadistic Colonel Nexor.
101 12 "The Man From THRUSH Affair" James Sheldon Robert I. Holt December 4, 1967
Solo masquerades as an official from THRUSH to discover the truth about a mysterious project the evil organisation is developing on the island of Ibos. All goes well until the real man from THRUSH arrives... (David McCallum does not appear in this episode.)
102 13 "The Maze Affair" John Brahm Leonard Stadd December 18, 1967
Dr. Fabray (William Marshall) has invented a "molecutronic gun" - is there, as Solo and Illya believe, a link between this and the attempt by THRUSH agent Oliver Barnes (Lawrence Mantaigne) to destroy a special package?
103 14 "The Deep Six Affair" E. Darrell Hallenbeck Leonard Stadd December 25, 1967
While U.N.C.L.E. agent Brian Morton (Peter Bromilow) prepares for his upcoming marriage to Laura Adams (Diana Van Der Vlis), Solo and Illya aid Morton on his quest to stop a THRUSH agent (Alfred Ryder) from stealing the plans for a new super-submarine.
104 15 "The Seven Wonders of the World Affair" — Part 1 Sutton Roley Norman Hudis January 8, 1968
Gen. Harmon (Leslie Nielsen) has kidnapped Professor David Garrow (Dan O'Herlihy), the developer of a docility gas, and his son Steve (Tony Bill), and with the gas and soldiers, Harmon and his allies - the "Seven Intellectual Wonders of the World" - intend to take over the world. But THRUSH agent Mr. Webb (Mark Richman), and Margitta Kingsley (Eleanor Parker) intend to steal the gas themselves. And Margitta is the wife of an U.N.C.L.E. agent...
105 16 "The Seven Wonders of the World Affair" — Part 2 Sutton Roley Norman Hudis January 15, 1968
"The battle (between good and evil) ends once and for all in favor of good." This two-parter was released theatrically as How To Steal The World.

Reunion TV-movie (1983)[edit]

Series # Season # Title Director Writer Original Airdate
The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Fifteen Years Later Affair Ray Austin Michael Sloan April 5, 1983
When THRUSH steals a nuclear weapon and demands a ransom delivered by Napoleon Solo, U.N.C.L.E. recalls him and his partner to duty. George Lazenby appears as "J.B." (Produced by Viacom instead of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ DVD release info at TVShowsOnDVD.com