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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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  • Ron Grainer's theme music was titled "The Age of Elegance" and according to some sources predates The Prisoner (UK) by several years. However, many sources claim that the theme music is yet…
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    Ron Grainer's theme music was titled "The Age of Elegance" and according to some sources predates The Prisoner (UK) by several years. However, many sources claim that the theme music is yet another creation of Patrick McGoohan himself. Reportedly, he whistled it into a tape recorder, Grainier transcribed that onto sheet music, did the arrangements and orchestrations and deserves credit for getting the music into good shape.
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  • The original closing sequence was going to end on the word 'POP'. It featured two spheres, one of the Earth, and rather puzzlingly, the Earth not in a space background, but sat next to…
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    The original closing sequence was going to end on the word 'POP'. It featured two spheres, one of the Earth, and rather puzzlingly, the Earth not in a space background, but sat next to another sphere which had 'space' in it.
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  • The resort village of Portmeirion in North Wales, which was used as "The Village," was not credited until the beginning of the final episode.
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