The ultimate weird (and sad) Man From U.N.C.L.E. cameo

Here’s a postscript to a previous post about cameos involving The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Our previous examples were when the show’s popularity was strong and were part of other MGM productions. This one aired one week after the show was canceled in January 1968 and was part of its replacement:

That’s of course Leo G. Carroll, who placed U.N.C.L.E. chief Alexander Waverly. We suspect, when it was taped, no one on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In realized they’d be taking U.N.C.L.E.’s place on NBC’s schedule.

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  1. […] 10. Man, a little more than three years after its debut, was canceled, with its last episode appearing in January 1968. The very next week, on Jan. 22, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in debuted featuring Leo G. Carroll, in character as U.N.C.L.E. boss Mr. Waverly. […]

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