The A-Team

Season 5 Episode 6

The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Oct 31, 1986 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • When the team is on the studio lot, a clapboard is briefly shown with the movie "Blood Canyon" directed by Rob Bowman written on it. Rob Bowman was an associate producer for the A-Team series.

    • When Murdock checked his watch stating it was o-five hundred, there was a lot of sunlight for that hour.

    • Murdock's Shirts say:

      "Wong For The Road -- Chinese Delivery" and
      "I Love L.A."

    • Goof:
      When you see the dial on the safe, it changes throughout the episode. Once it's black with white numbers and at one point it's silver with black numbers.

  • Quotes

    • Carla: We have a major problem, general Stockwell is missing. He's been missing since 06:00, we found his car - empty.
      Hannibal: Maybe he went to the movies.

    • B.A.: I can't take no more of this jukebox music!
      Frankie: Hey, be careful with that! It belongs to my cousin.
      B.A.: If you crank it up one more time, it belongs to the garbage man.

    • Hannibal: I don't like party crashers.
      Thug: I have nothing to say! We are with the Russian consulate.
      Hannibal: Talk up or I'll turn you into borscht.
      Thug: We have diplomatic immunity!
      Hannibal: Not from me, you don't.

    • Frankie: It's not every day a kid from the barrio gets to stay at the Beverly Palms Hotel.
      Hannibal: And buy a pair of $600 alligator boots and charge 'em to room service.
      Frankie: No go?
      Hannibal: Nah, take 'em back, Frankie. It's not nice to waste the taxpayers' money.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • This episode has a mulitude of references to co-star Robert Vaughn's former series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. including a guest appearence by his co-star David McCallum, the word 'Uncle' in the title, the format of the episode title ("U.N.C.L.E." episode titles were usually in the format of 'The Subject Of This Week's Episode Affair'), Vaughn opening Channel D, and the bright swirly lights which seperated the episode scenes.