Vaughn Beyond ‘U.N.C.L.E.’

Robert Vaughn, who died Friday at 83, will always be known best for his most iconic role — as 1960s’ The Man From U.N.C.L.E. To catch a full episode of that series, tune in – or set your DVR – to over-air-channel Heroes & Icons at 4 am ET every day but Saturday. You can go to Heroes & Icons’ “Where to Watch” page for your local channel.

Vaughn starred in several other TV series over his long career. The following is a selection of episodes from series spanning the ‘60s to the current decade.

1960s – Before The Man From U.N.C.L.E (and also before Star Trek), Gene Roddenberry created and wrote NBC’s The Lieutenant. Here’s an episode (with Leonard Nimoy):

1970s – Vaughn went to Britain for The Protectors, which was syndicated in the US. Here’s episode one:

1980s – Vaughn joined The A-Team for its final season. Here’s a promo:

1990s – Vaughn hosted Fox’s short-lived comedy anthology series Danger Theatre. Here are all seven episodes in two YouTube videos:

2000s to 2010s – Vaughn returned to Britain for the BBC’s Hustle, which aired on AMC in the US. Here’s episode five:

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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