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Were the very similar scenes in The Prisoner (TV) and The Ruling Class (Film) simply an amazing coincidence?

This scene does appear in the play (full text borrowable from the Internet Archive): EARL OF GURNEY: Bring back fear. In the old days the Executioner kept the forelock-touching ranks in order. When ...
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Where does No. 6 go with his car in the title sequence?

Abingdon Street Car Park, London This location represents the vehicle entrance to the offices of Number Six's bosses. It appears before and after the resignation scene in the opening sequence where ...
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Did Patrick McGoohan personally own the Lotus Seven seen in The Prisoner?

No, but he did choose it GRAHAM NEARN - LOTUS/CATERHAM DIRECTOR Adapted from an interview conducted by Dave Jones source DJ: How didMcGoohan choose the car for use in The Prisoner? GN: I've heard ...
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Is there a canon explanation of the function/purpose of the rotating teeter-totter device in The Prisoner?

David Stimpson, who wrote a 496 page book on The Prisoner (Dec, 2018 : ISBN-10 : 1911537091), theorized in 2011 (and again in 2014) on his Prisoner blog, that the See-Saw device probably "helps ...
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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?

There are a huge number of allusions to other works and myths within The Prisoner. That is part of the allegory. Number 6 constantly rebels against being called by a number, hence the litany of the ...
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Is the story ever evolved?

Are the questions answered at the end of the series? Sort of. The last two episodes do provide some answers. We find out who is No.1. We see a hint at where The Village is, although it contradicts ...
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