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Series: The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.
Left to right: Mark Slate (Noel Harrison) and April Dancer (Stefanie Powers).

The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. is an American spy drama which ran one season (1966-67) on NBC, as the Distaff Counterpart to The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. It received a Poorly Disguised Pilot in the second season The Man from U.N.C.L.E. episode "The Moonglow Affair", which featured Mary Ann Mobley as April Dancer, and Norman Fell as her partner Mark Slate. When the series was actually put into production, the leads were recast; Stefanie Powers played American U.N.C.L.E. enforcement agent April Dancer and Noel Harrison backed her up as British partner Mark Slate. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. veteran Leo G. Carroll reprised his role as U.N.C.L.E. Chief Alexander Waverly (one of the first times, if not the first, that an actor played a major role as the same character in two separate shows). Nowhere near as successful as The Man from U.N.C.L.E., the show was canceled for low ratings at the end of its first season; its broadcast coincided with a disastrous Screwed by the Network scenario in which the parent series was transformed into a comedy, causing its ratings to collapse and taking Girl down with it, though Man regrouped, reverted to being a more serious spy show, and limped along for a final half season.

The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. provides examples of the following tropes:


The Man from U.N.C.L.E.Crime and Punishment SeriesMission: Impossible
Gilligan's IslandThe SixtiesGomer Pyle USMC
Fortune HunterSpy FictionJames Bond
Gilmore GirlsAmerican SeriesThe Glades
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.Creator/NBCMatlock

alternative title(s): The Girl From UNCLE
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