U.N.C.L.E. stories in TV GUIDE

Dec. 7, 1963  “Review: The Lieutenant”

Just for the record, Cleveland Amory doesn’t even mention

Robert Vaughn in his review, but he did like the show.

Jan. 25, 1964  “Coming Attractions”

Story surveying pilots for the 1964-65 season, including Solo,

“with Robert Vaughn as an adventurous agent for an organization designed to combat international crime and threats to peace among the world’s powers.”

Feb. 22, 1964  “Robert Vaughn Prefers Politics”

Profile of Robert Vaughn, his role in The Lieutenant, which will soon be canceled, and NBC’s plans to star him in Solo next season.

Sept. 19, 1964  Fall Preview issue

New on Tuesdays: The Man From U.N.C.L.E., “a James Bond kind of adventure-spy thriller.”

Oct. 17, 1964  “Everybody Wants to Get into the Act”

Photo feature on the party scene in “The Giuoco Piano Affair”

(although that episode doesn’t air until Nov. 10), with Norman Felton, Sam Rolfe, Joseph Calvelli and Richard Donner playing

bit parts.

Oct. 24, 1964  Cover story: “With Gun in Hand and

Tongue in Cheek”

The story behind the show’s creation.

Jan. 16, 1965  “Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

TV Guide’s acerbic critic Cleveland Amory pans the show.

Feb. 6, 1965  “What a Weapon for a One-Man Army!”

Photo feature on the U.N.C.L.E. Gun.

April 17, 1965  Cover story: “The Greatest Thing Since

Peanut Butter and Jelly”

David McCallum profile.

May 8, 1965  “The World’s Most Low-Pressure Actress”

Profile of Sharyn Hillyer, who later had a recurring role as U.N.C.L.E. secretary Wanda.

May 8, 1965  “Hollywood on Wheels”

Photo feature on stars who bicycle around studio lots, including Vaughn and McCallum.

May 15, 1965  “Will Someone Please Send This Girl Flowers”

Profile of actress Marlyn Mason includes photo of her and McCallum in U.N.C.L.E. episode “The Fiddlesticks Affair.”

June 5, 1965  “Review: Second Thoughts”

Looking back over the season, Cleveland Amory decides U.N.C.L.E. is pretty good after all.

July 31, 1965  “U.N.C.L.E.’s Uncle”

Leo G. Carroll profile.

Oct. 9, 1965  “TV Teletype” column

News item: NBC wants a “Girl from U.N.C.L.E.” spin-off.

Jan. 8, 1966  “On the Record” column

United Nations is receiving applications to join U.N.C.L.E.

March 19, 1966  Cover story: “The People from U.N.C.L.E.”

Covering the unprecedented fan reaction to the show, fan activities and letters received by Robert Vaughn, David McCallum and Norman Felton.

April 2, 1966  “Would You Believe a Poison Ice-Pellet


Photo feature on the gadgets used on Get Smart, Honey West

and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

May 7, 1966  “Who Was That Lady I Saw Last Night?”

Profile of actress Julie Sommars and how her single U.N.C.L.E. appearance (“The Foxes and Hounds Affair,” Oct. 8, 1965) brought her all sorts of job offers.

June 4, 1966  “My Husband, David”

Profile of McCallum’s actress-wife Jill Ireland.

July 2, 1966  “Portrait of a Worried Woman”

Leigh Chapman profile — a story that’s obviously been in the can for quite a while since Chapman only played U.N.C.L.E. secretary Sarah Johnson in the show’s first season.

Aug. 13, 1966  “Moonlighting for Fun and Profit”

Profile of University of Wisconsin professor Jerry McNeely,

who also writes scripts for U.N.C.L.E. and other shows.

Sept. 10, 1966  Fall Preview issue

New on Tuesdays: The Girl From U.N.C.L.E., “a kissing cousin

to The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

Sept. 17, 1966  “Mother Muffin Looks Familiar”

Photo feature on Boris Karloff’s drag role in “The Mother Muffin Affair” episode with Robert Vaughn and Stefanie Powers.

Sept. 24, 1966  “Hey, Isn’t That…?”

Photo feature on TV stars who turn up in old movies includes Robert Vaughn.

Nov. 5, 1966  Cover story: “Lapsang Oolong and

Water Cress”

British cartoonist Ronald Searle relates his rather strange

visit to U.N.C.L.E. Headquarters, complete with accompanying cartoons.

Dec. 17, 1966  “Review: The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.”

Cleveland Amory really blasts it.

Dec. 17, 1966  “The Redcoats Have Come”

Photo feature on British actors appearing in American TV series includes Noel Harrison.

Dec. 31, 1966  Cover story: “The True-Life Adventures of Stefania Zofja Federkievicz, Alias Taffy Paul, Alias Stefanie Powers, Alias The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.”

Profile of Stefanie Powers.

Feb. 11, 1967  “How the ‘Girl from U.N.C.L.E.’ Becomes the Toast of the Town”

Photo feature on the giant toaster seen in “The Carpathian Caper Affair,” the single worst U.N.C.L.E. episode ever made.

March 11, 1967  “Something Must Have

Gone Wrong Somewhere”

Profile of Noel Harrison.

April 8, 1967  “Counter-Spy”

Fashion layout featuring Stefanie Powers.

May 13, 1967  “Who Said TV Has to Make Sense?”

Marshall McLuhan’s influence on U.N.C.L.E. and other

TV series.

May 13, 1967  “The Hair-Raising Story of the Hollywood Male”

Photo feature on hairstyles, coloring, cuts, hairpieces and transplants for actors, including Vaughn and McCallum.

July 1, 1967  “Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

A very favorable re-review from summer guest critic

Martin Maloney.

July 8, 1967  “Confessions of a ‘Dumb’ Blonde”

Profile of Joyce Jameson, including her long relationship

with Vaughn.

Nov. 25, 1967  “The Doan Report” column

News item: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. has been canceled.

Dec. 23, 1967  “Miss America — 8 Years Later”

Profile of Mary Ann Mobley, including reasons she lost

The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. lead to Stefanie Powers.

Feb. 3, 1968  “As We See It” column

TV violence, including The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Feb. 24, 1968  “The Other Bobby in American Politics”

Robert Vaughn’s political activities and reaction to U.N.C.L.E.’s cancellation.

June 15, 1968  “TV’s Disastrous Brain Drain”

Why writers abandon television, including U.N.C.L.E. comments from Sam Rolfe.

Oct. 5, 1968  “The First Real Hunk of Man Since Errol Flynn”

Profile of Robert Brown, star of the new series Here Come the Brides, says he was up for the role of Napoleon Solo.

Jan. 13, 1973  “Robert Vaughn Backslides”

Why Vaughn is doing The Protectors after swearing U.N.C.L.E. would be his last series.