Jean G

The Monks of St. Thomas Affair - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: Illya's grappling hook changes positions on the iron window bars between the time it first attaches and the time he starts to climb the wall. (00:38:15)

Jean G

The Monks of St. Thomas Affair - S3-E5

Factual error: Illya leaps onto the rope in the monastery tower, causing the bell to ring. After sliding down the rope to the floor, he then identifies the tone as "B Major 7th." But the musically-literate Illya should know better. B Major 7th is a chord (B, D-sharp, F-sharp, A-sharp), not a single note. (00:41:45)

Jean G

The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair - S3-E19

Visible crew/equipment: During the fight aboard the plane, Solo's stunt double's face is fully visible several times. (00:43:30)

Jean G

The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair - S3-E19

Continuity mistake: The ship we see steaming out of Hong Kong (with Illya aboard) is shown later out on the open sea - only it's not the same ship. The first was painted black: the ship we see later is white. (00:05:25 - 00:08:30)

Jean G

The Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Rum Affair - S3-E19

Revealing mistake: The ship is supposedly pitching heavily in stormy seas. But because the tilting effect is merely the camera moving, the whiskey bottle, glass and other items on Captain Morton's desk don't slide or fall off. In fact, they don't move at all. (00:23:15)

Jean G

The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Plot hole: Everyone is suddenly afflicted with a bizarre form of amnesia in this episode. The entire time Solo & Illya are guarding the Russian chairman, they're dealing with language and cultural barriers that shouldn't be there - because no one, including Illya himself, seems to remember the fact that Illya is also Russian. (00:48:50)

Jean G

The Candidate's Wife Affair - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: Fairbanks fires at the intruders from the doorway of his house. In the next shot, however, he's leaped forward several feet and is now firing from behind a large chair. (00:39:00)

Jean G

The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Plot hole: Koz tells the sick boy's mother that his own son had the same illness. How does he know? There are no visible symptoms, and no one has told him what disease the boy has. (00:34:00)

Jean G

The Jingle Bells Affair - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When the gunmen storm the rescue mission, they enter through a 3-paned glass door with its glass intact. Cut to an interior shot of them coming in, and the glass is now completely broken out. (00:27:25)

Jean G

The Abominable Snowman Affair - S3-E13

Plot hole: Solo gets a letter from Waverly admitting him to forbidden Chupat. If it's that easy, why doesn't Illya get the same privilege? So that we can see him reduced to the humiliating and pointless ruse of sneaking in wearing an inflated yeti costume. Definitely U.N.C.L.E.'s "jump the shark" episode. (00:01:00)

Jean G

The Sort of Do-It-Yourself Dreadful Affair - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: The bullet holes Solo puts in the attacking robot's chest disappear and reappear several times between shots as it pursues him. (00:02:15)

Jean G

The Sort of Do-It-Yourself Dreadful Affair - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: Thrush's android army is composed of dozens of identical robot women. The first 6 we see (from behind) do have identical heights, shapes, clothes and wigs. But we then see shots of girls with varying shapes and hair lengths, capped by a far-too-close angle on their obvious (and very bad) rubber masks. (00:42:00 - 00:44:50)

Jean G

The Abominable Snowman Affair - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: The cinder blocks used to seal the tomb change color. Initially, they're black. But when the wall collapses on the bricklayer, they've turned white. (00:41:00 - 00:45:00)

Jean G
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. mistake picture

The Abominable Snowman Affair - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: The first time we see the tomb being sealed, the bricklayer has built the wall up to shoulder height. When the camera shot reverses angles, the wall is suddenly only waist high. (00:41:15)

Jean G

5th Sep 2006

UFO (1970)

Show generally

Revealing mistake: "The Long Sleep": While Straker, Foster and Dr. Jackson are standing over Catherine's body at the end, the "dead" woman's eyelids are twitching. (00:46:30)

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: "The Creature's Revenge" (Adventure 3, Part 2): This apartment building has unbelievably clean elevator cables. Steel takes off his coat and then ties a knot in the cable - without getting a single grease smudge on his hands or his pristine white shirt. (00:06:45)

Jean G

5th Sep 2006

UFO (1970)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: "Kill Straker": When Straker grabs the gun from Foster, we can see a man in a spacesuit outside Moon Base's control room window. But in an establishing shot just before this, we saw an exterior shot of the base, including that window, and the spacesuited man was nowhere in sight. (00:30:00)

Jean G

The Pieces of Fate Affair - S3-E23

Deliberate mistake: Because lawyers for real-life review columnist Judith Merrill were not amused by the parody of her and sued, the name Judith Merle is very obviously dubbed over throughout the episode (and changed in the credits) to Jody Moore. (00:32:50)

Jean G

The Maze Affair - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: The antenna on the radio Solo steals from Febray keeps changing lengths between shots, even though he hasn't touched it. (00:44:20)

Jean G

The Deadly Smorgasbord Affair - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: Dr. Nillson's suspended animation device is said to freeze only living matter. But when it's accidentally set off and freezes the dancing teenagers, it stops the record player, too. And when the teens are re-animated, so is the music. (00:04:15)

Jean G

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