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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. 

The missions of agent April Dancer of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement.

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Sam Rolfe
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Stefanie Powers ...  April Dancer / ... 29 episodes, 1966-1967
Noel Harrison ...  Mark Slate 29 episodes, 1966-1967
Leo G. Carroll ...  Alexander Waverly 29 episodes, 1966-1967
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Storyline

This spinoff from "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." features the adventures of sexy spy April Dancer, who works for an international agency called the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement, which is dedicated to protecting the world from evil doers such as those who work for THRUSH. April's sidekick is the Brit Mark Slate, and their boss is the crusty Mr. Waverly. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. See more »

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Runtime:

(29 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Sam Rolfe wanted to leave the meaning of UNCLE ambiguous so it could be understood as a reference to "Uncle Sam" but, under pressure from the U.N.O., the producers added an end card reading, «We wish to thank the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement without whose assistance this program would not be possible.» U.N.C.L.E.'s archenemy was a vast organization known as THRUSH (originally named WASP in the series pilot movie). The series never explained the acronym THRUSH, but 'David McDaniel' in his MGM authorized novel "The Dagger Affair", revealed it was the Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity, See more »

Goofs

The map upon Mr. Waverly's office wall contains numerous errors. Among these are the depiction of Canada and Newfoundland as two separate states, the omission of East Pakistan, and the conglomeration of all the states of Indo-China into a country named Siam. This map appears in numerous episodes. See more »

Quotes

April Dancer: [April is talking to Mark who is hiding in a tree] Do try to look more like a sycamore won't you?
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Sexist and stupid
7 July 2004 | by nimbleweevilSee all my reviews

Even by the standards of the 1960s, "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E" is synonymous to me with "bad spin off." "The Man from U.N.C.L.E", a fun and intelligent '60s spy show, did not deserve this kind of treatment. Is it any wonder, after viewing it, that the famous female spy of this decade was Emma Peel from The Avengers and not April Dancer?

The lead character, played reasonably well by Stephanie Powers, is April, the first female spy from agency U.N.C.L.E. This sounds typical and fun, if a bit cheesy, but the problem is that April is the Nancy Drew of television characters. Almost every episode ends with April being rescued from evil people by her male partner, Mark Slate. This not only begins to get boring after a while, but it makes April an unsympathetic ditz. Even worse, the plot line of quite a few episodes revolves around April ALMOST GETTING MARRIED to a BAD GUY!!! Of course, the heroic, manly Mark Slate will come by to rescue her at the last minute from this TERRIBLE FATE!!!!

Sure, there is such a thing as a good spin off. This isn't it. Leave this one to collect dust in the corner, and watch the original series.


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