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The Return of the Man from Uncle Review

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An A-bomb is held to ransom by the criminal organization THRUSH for an outrageous £300, 000 to be delivered by our hero Solo, who's been out of the business for fifteen years.

★★★★★

Fifteen years later, Napoleon Solo's pen buzzes again, and he has to come out of retirement to tackle THRUSH, the evil organization, which has just stolen a nuclear weapon.

With Patrick MacNee recruited from rival spy show The Avengers to take over from the sorely-missed Leo G. Carroll as the head of UNCLE and a guest spot from George Lazenby as a nameless Aston-Martin-driving British spy, not to mention my-God-are-they-still-working? performances from David McCallum as llya Kuriakin and Gayle Hunnicutt, this is at least nostalgic fun for old TV buffs, but it's not a patch on the series.

Pretty standard attempt at re-hashing what was otherwise an outstanding series. Lacking in pretty much every way, but then such spin-offs usually are.