The 602 Club 44: West Side Story for Spies / by Matthew Rushing

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Running Time: Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes 33 seconds
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The original television show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. ran for four seasons from 1964 to 1968 and was conceived of as James Bond on TV. It found a loyal following of fans and because of this had been in development for a feature film for over 20 years, finally finding it’s way to the silver screen in 2015.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by super spies Alice Baker, John Champion and Norman Lao to talk about Guy Ritchie’s The Man From U.N.C.L.E. We discuss the history of the show and development of the movie, the spy, period spies today, coming together and give our ratings.


The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (00:02:31)
Mission History (00:04:26)
The Spies (00:16:33)
Period Spies Today (00:32:53)
Coming Together (00:52:38)
Ratings (01:07:10)


Matthew Rushing


Alice Baker
John Champion
Norman Lao


Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlene Schmidt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer)