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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. title sequence

by Critical Commons Manager

The same year that CBS launched its action detective show Mannix, NBC modified the opening titles of its struggling James Bond knockoff spy series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. to include more explicitly technological imagery including having each of the principle characters pose in front of the massive IBM AN/FSQ7 mainframe computer that dominates the headquarters of U.N.C.L.E. control. Computing systems in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. remain more or less atmospheric throughout most of the series, being used primarily for long-range radio communication. An exception occurs later in the season when evil T.H.R.U.S.H. develops its own supercomputer, "The Ultimate Computer," which poses a threat to world security because it would allow the international crime syndicate to run fast, complex and precise simulations of their plans for world domination.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. title sequence with ambient supercomputer

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The title sequence for The Man from U.N.C.L.E. features an IBM AN/FSQ7 mainframe computer in the background

from The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1967)
Creator: Norman Felton, Sam Rolfe
Posted by Critical Commons Manager