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'Man From U.N.C.L.E': The 'Mad Men' equivalent of the 'Mad Men' era

'Man From U.N.C.L.E': The 'Mad Men' equivalent of the 'Mad Men' era

When NBC aired its flashy, fun spy series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." 50 years ago, it made quite an impression on viewers. The series, noted Steve Rubin, author of "The Complete James Bond Movie Encyclopedia," was "appointment television. You had to be watching 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.,' like today you have to be watching 'Game of Thrones.'" The 1964-68 series starred suave Robert Vaughn as the womanizing American secret agent Napoleon Solo, David McCallum ("NCIS") as his enigmatic partner, Russian Illya Kuryakin, and Leo G. Carroll as their boss, Alexander Waverly. The two men from U.N.C.L.E. (United Network Command for Law and...

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