The Man from U.N.C.L.E./The Cap and Gown Affair

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The Cap and Gown Affair
Season 3, Episode 30
Airdate April 14, 1967
Production Number 8459
Written by Stanford Sherman
Directed by george waGGner
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The Cap and Gown Affair is the thirtieth episode of the third season of The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and the eighty-ninth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Henry Jones (Timothy Dwight), Carole Shelyne (Minerva Dwight), Melanie Alexander (Patricia Darling)

Co-Starring: Larry D. Mann (Jonathan Trumbull)

Featuring: Zalman King (Haymish), Martin Kosleck (Dr. Neary), Tom Palmer (Agent 24), Murray MacLeod (Student), Joel Michaels (Williams), Don Conreaux (Robinson), Shannon Gaughan (Co-Co), Ralph Montgomery (Warden)


Plot Overview

Mr. Waverly arrives at Blair University to address the latest graduating class, at the behest of his dear friend, the college dean. Initially, the only possible trouble that they encounter is from a group of students protesting UNCLE, but soon they discover that Waverly is targeted to be assassinated during his speech...THRUSH has brainwashed his friend, Dean Dwight, into pulling the trigger.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Act I: "Welcome to the Way-Outs, Big Daddy!"

Act II: "Something About A Brawl In A Girls' Dorm"

Act III: "What's In A Face?"

Act IV: "As I Gaze Out Upon This Sea of Young Faces"

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

One of the buildings on the campus is Felton Hall, yet another one of endless references to Executive Producer Norman Felton.

Memorable Moments



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