Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 01, 1967
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
50 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
Genre

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The Prisoner (UK)

The Prisoner is about a man who is kidnapped from his London home, and wakes up in a strange Village, where he is known only by the name Number Six. Various Village Officers-in-Charge, always referred to as Number Two, set about trying to find out why Number Six resigned his job as a secret agent. He is interrogated, brainwashed, , and manipulated.

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01x17 Fall Out Aired: Feb. 04, 1968

Having triumphed against the Village and those set to defeat him, Number Six is brought into the presence of the Assembly and its President. …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 17 episodes air between 1967 and 1968.

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  • At the end of the run of Secret Agent, there was a party, and some members of Parliament attended. Someone said to McGoohan, "So, what does a secret agent do when he retires?" meaning…
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    At the end of the run of Secret Agent, there was a party, and some members of Parliament attended. Someone said to McGoohan, "So, what does a secret agent do when he retires?" meaning McGoohan. Mcgoohan took it literally and asked the question to some Parliament members. "Oh, we take care of them. We give them a house, a car, some pocket money, and that way they don't defect." This inspired Mcgoohan to create the show.
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  • Patrick McGoohan was so averse to on-screen romance that in the scenes in "Chimes of Big Ben" when he has his arm around Nadia and is stroking her hair, it is actually McGoohan's own daughter…
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    Patrick McGoohan was so averse to on-screen romance that in the scenes in "Chimes of Big Ben" when he has his arm around Nadia and is stroking her hair, it is actually McGoohan's own daughter in a wig.
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  • SPOILER: Georgina Cookson is the only Number Two to wear a black badge, with a white penny farthing, at the end of "Many Happy Returns".
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