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

Season 1 Episode 16

The Fiddlesticks Affair

Aired Tuesday 8:30 PM Jan 18, 1965 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Illya: Well, having been successfully captured and killed on our own dress rehearsal, heaven knows the depths we will sink to on the real job.

    • Illya: You're a thief.
      Rudolph: But on my honor...
      Illya: Were you truly a gentleman, Mr. Rudolph--as I once was--you'd realize that no man calls upon his honor so much as he who lacks it.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Illya: Into the valley of Thrush rode the six hundred.
      Paraphrasing a line from the poem Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892). "Into the valley of Death rode the six hundred."

    • Solo: You're supposed to follow instructions. That's all ye know on Earth, and all ye need to know--now come along.

      Solo is paraphrasing from "Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats (1795-1821):
      "'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'--that is all
      Ye know on Earth, and all ye need to know".