Questions tagged [the-prisoner]

Television series about a retired secret agent who finds himself a prisoner in a mysterious village. Originally broadcast on British television in 1968.

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Is the story ever evolved?

Watching The Prisoner for the first time I have seen 3 episodes now. While I find the setting intriguing, I get the feeling that the situation won't change. That at the end of each episode we will not ...
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Did Patrick McGoohan personally own the Lotus Seven seen in The Prisoner?

In the opening sequence of The Prisoner, Patrick McGoohan is seen driving a Lotus Seven bearing the number KAR120C. Within the show, it was his character's personal property (in the episode "Many ...
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Is there a canon explanation of the function/purpose of the rotating teeter-totter device in The Prisoner?

In the 1967/1968 TV series "The Prisoner", there is an "operations" room of sorts; it appears dome-shaped, and in the center is a rotating teeter-totter-like device with a man ...
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Are 'the prisoner's card numbers '666' a reference to a certain aspect of the plot? Does it repeat along the series?

In the series "The prisoner" season 1 ep 1 (I only saw it for now), the protagonist, number '6', receives his cards to access services on the island. The scene is the following: ...
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Where does No. 6 go with his car in the title sequence?

The title/opening sequence of The Prisoner has McGoohan's character - No. 6 - drive his car into some parking garage near the British Parliament building (IIANM). Was that garage really located there ...
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Does The Prisoner have a 'canonical' running order?

I just finished watching the box set of The Prisoner and I was also reading the reviews on the AV Club website, because I like reading reviews of things. I noticed that the episode order in the ...
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