When Lou visits the Courthouse to verify reports of a Superior Court judge's bizarre behavior, he ends up getting jailed for contempt and the newspaper's publisher threatened.
On vacation with Jim, Barney dates Alma, a beautiful artist, and Luis Corba, a jealous suitor. Luis attacks Alma and accidentally kills himself when attacking Barney, who comes to Alma's aid. Luis' brother, the chief of police, arrests Barney and prepares to have him executed.moreless
In Portugal, Solo is taken prisoner by Pharos Mandor, a Thrush chief ready to defect if his arch rival, Thrush assassin Stepan Valandros, does not kill him first. Solo meets Mandor's girlfriend, Cathy Welling. Mandor tells Solo U.N.C.L.E. must kill Valandros or he will not defect, but his real aim is to eliminate Valandros and promote himself up the Thrush ranks.moreless
A Thrush coded five-year report is hidden in a dress pattern, and Napoleon and Illya go to the garment district and encounter the design shop of two down-on-their-luck wholesalers and their model Ramona and the cutter who has a crush on her, Jerry. Thrush also tries to retrieve the garment, but Ramona keeps forgetting where she left it.moreless
In spoof of My Fair Lady, Napoleon is recuperating from a fall into a Venice canal, Illya teams with Mark Slate to uncover Baroness Bibi de Chasseur, a Thrush money courier who has contact with the treasurer of THRUSH. They recruit a barroom entertainer, Rosy Shlagenheimer, an exact double, to impersonate her. The switch is made, but in the confusion the Baroness makes another switch and poses as Rosy, then finds herself falling in love with Slate.moreless
The "Re-collectors" claim to be trying to locate works of art stolen by the Nazis but all is not as it appears.
A complex plot of deceptions as Illya tags along with Napoleon as he goes to the aid of his old commander.