A secret international law-enforcement agency, the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement (the reason for the "and" has never been explained) and its two primary agents Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) and Illya Kuryakin (David McCallum) are fighting THRUSH a vast criminal organization.
Last Episode04x16 The Seven Wonders of the World Aff… Aired: Jan. 15, 1968
Mr. Webb (Mark Richman), a THRUSH agent, and Margitta Kingsley (Eleanor Parker), the wife of U.N.C.L.E. agent Robert Kingsley (Barry Sullivan), …
Series Fun Facts
- Except for "Alexander the Greater Affair, episodes were always titled "The (insert episode title) Affair", while each act also carried its own title, usually taken from a line of dialog.
- At one point, the producers considered combining the show with The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. to make a single, two-hour series called "The U.N.C.L.E. Show".
- The name Illya Kuryakin comes from a Broadway play written and directed by Jules Dassin. "Ilya Darling" is Dassin's musical adaptation of his earlier film "Never on Sunday," or in Greek "Pote…
[show]The name Illya Kuryakin comes from a Broadway play written and directed by Jules Dassin. "Ilya Darling" is Dassin's musical adaptation of his earlier film "Never on Sunday," or in Greek "Pote tin Kyriaki". The irony lies in the fact that the Kuryakin character is Russian and Dassin was blacklisted for years as a suspected Communist.