The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
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The Arabian Affair 

Thrush, at a base in the Middle East, is developing a "vaporizer," which dissolves almost any object. Kuryakin tries to enlist the assistance of a tribe of Arabs to help. Solo, meanwhile, ... See full summary »

Writers:

Peter Allan Fields, Sam Rolfe (developer)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Robert Vaughn ... Napoleon Solo
David McCallum ... Illya Kuryakin
Leo G. Carroll ... Alexander Waverly
Phyllis Newman ... Sophie
Michael Ansara ... Sulador
Robert Ellenstein ... David Lewin
Jerome Thor Jerome Thor ... Norman
Tom Hatten ... Thrush Captain
Glen Kramer Glen Kramer ... George
Quinn O'Hara ... Mitzi
Irene Tedrow ... Hazel Lewin
Bill Couch Bill Couch ... Aide (as William Couch)
Tom Curtis Tom Curtis ... First Engineer
George Sawaya George Sawaya ... Tribesman
Larry Duran ... Tribesman
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Storyline

Thrush, at a base in the Middle East, is developing a "vaporizer," which dissolves almost any object. Kuryakin tries to enlist the assistance of a tribe of Arabs to help. Solo, meanwhile, convinces a soon-to-be retired Thrushman that he'll live longer if he switches sides. Written by Bill Koenig

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1965 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Contains many references to the recent blockbuster Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Ilya claims to be the son of Lawrence, and rides to the rescue dressed in a white desert outfit, mounted on a white horse. See more »

Goofs

The vaporizing foam is blown out of vent at the top of the igloo shaped THRUSH compound, yet no vent can be seen during full shots of the building. See more »

Quotes

Illya Kuryakin: [after being saved from being vaporized] Whoever you are my friend, I should like to thank you.
Illya Kuryakin: [Napoleon removes protective headcover]
[Illya does a double take]
Illya Kuryakin: I should have known who it was when I saw you trip over your own feet.
Napoleon Solo: [Napoleon looks at the white burnous Illya is wearing] Gee, I wish I had a dress like that.
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The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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