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The Prisoner

16 Ratings: 4.4
A BBC TV series starring Patrick McGoohan, in which a resigned spy wakes up to find himself in a mysterious authoritarian-run village.

So far as its legions of fans are concerned, The Prisoner was the most fascinating and intellectually challenging sci-fi/fantasy program ever put on the air. Produced in England, the series was the brainchild of actor Patrick McGoohan, who also played … see full wiki

2 reviews about The Prisoner
review by . August 31, 2009
This was a very unique, British show which lasted for 17 episodes in 1967-1968.The opening sequence and music are great! It starred and was co-produced by Patrick McGoohan (one of my favorite actors).The show has an Orwellian plot-line concerning a British secret-agent (McGoohan) who resigns in anger and wakes up to find himself held prisoner in a seemingly idyllic completely isolated coastal town called "The Village" from which there is no escape. Defiance of authority,resistance to indoctrination, …
Quick Tip by . August 28, 2009
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Patrick McGoohan as No. 6
One of the coolest and most complex spy series ever created, and a cult classic for sure, about an agent who must escape "The Village".      Easily one of the most imaginative and formula-defying shows ever created. Don't take my word for it. And remember, "Be seeing you."  
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Premiere Date: September 29, 1967
Description: A former British spy awakes to find himself a prisoner in an isolated village.
Genre: Intelligent Science Fiction , Espionage , Political and Social Satire, Drama, Cult Classic
Studio: BBC TV, ITC Entertainment, A&E Home Video
Original Air Date: September 29, 1967 - February 1, 1968
Starring: Patrick McGoohan
DVD Release Date: September 25, 2001; July 25, 2006; October 27, 2009
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