from the incredibly popular The Man from
TV series. It ran for only one
in 1966, which amounted to 29 weekly episodes back then.
The show starred Stephanie Powers
as April Dancer (a name
invented by Ian Fleming
(son of Rex
) as Mark Slate.
Powers was very mod, wearing miniskirts and go-go boots,
and Harrison had a cool of his own, but the show
never achieved the status of the original U.N.C.L.E. series,
mainly because it was much sillier. Many fans blame The Girl for bringing The Man down.
tended to have goofy names, such as Genghis Gomez VIII
or B. Elsie Bubb (played by Raymond Massie).
It featured fairly
famous guest stars, such as Boris Karloff, John Carradine,
Fernando Lamas ("you look wonderful, dahhling"), Dom
DeLuise (as Stanley Umlaunt), Wally Cox (as Little John
Doe), Leslie Uggams, but alas the names were not enough
to keep the boat afloat.