The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

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 Napoleon Solo / ... (105 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Illya Kuryakin / ... (105 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Alexander Waverly / ... (105 episodes, 1964-1968)
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Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin are the two agents of the United Network Command for Law Enforcement, who fight evil (primarily an organization of Bad people called, THRUSH) and use charm, wit, and a never ending assortment of gadgets. Ran for 4 years. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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22 September 1964 (USA)  »

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(105 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(season 1)| (seasons 2-4) (Metrocolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Ian Fleming was reportedly one of the consultants when this series was being planned. The name Solo was borrowed, apparently with his blessing, from the novel Goldfinger. See more »

Goofs

The map upon Mr. Waverly's office wall is incorrect in numerous cases. For example, it shows Canada and Newfoundland to be 2 separate states. Other errors include the lack of East Pakistan and all of Indo-China is depicted as one nation by the name of 'Siam'. This map appears in various episodes. See more »

Quotes

Napoleon Solo: [calling on the intercom] Illya, we have a situation here that needs your special talents. Are you free?
Illya Kuryakin: [from intercom] No man is free who works for a living. But, I'm available.
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Crazy Credits

"We wish to thank the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement without whose assistance this program would not be possible." UNCLE does not exist, and never has. See more »

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OH TO BE A TEENAGER IN THE 60'S AGAIN!
19 October 1999 | by (CARDIFF,WALES) – See all my reviews

To action adventure loving kids between 1964 and 1968 this was the mother and father of all TV shows.Every week we would thrill to the globe-hopping adventures of Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin never realising that they rarely left the confines of MGM studios even when fighting the power hungry THRUSH in places as far flung as Hong Kong or Alaska.We devoured every gadget,girl and gunfight they were involved with and even 30 years on,I can remember many of the moves in their fantastic fight sequences.Bond has only had 20 adventures in nearly 40 years;Solo and Illya must have had about 100 in 4 years.It was a sorry day indeed when this series came to an end but I bet there are lots of folks around these days who feel a warm breathe of nostalgia whenever they see Robert Vaughn and David McCallum.Man,what it was like to be a teenager in the 60's.


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