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The Prisoner Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

17 Episodes 1967 - 1968

Episode 1

Arrival

Fri, Sep 29, 1967 60 mins

A government agent (Patrick McGoohan) resigns his job and is placed in an apparently serene locale called the Village, where escape is impossible and all identities are mysteries. Number 2: Guy Doleman. Woman: Virginia Maskell.

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Episode 2

The Chimes of Big Ben

Fri, Oct 6, 1967 52 mins

The Prisoner becomes involved with a new captive, and an important clue is provided. Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Nadia: Nadia Gray. Number 2: Leo McKern. Fotheringay: Richard Wattis. General: Finlay Currie.

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Episode 3

A, B and C

Fri, Oct 13, 1967 30 mins

Dream manipulation is used in an attempt to learn why the Prisoner quit his top-secret job. Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Number 2: Colin Gordon. Number 14: Sheila Allen. Mme. Endgadine: Katherine Kath.

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Episode 4

Free for All

Fri, Oct 20, 1967 50 mins

The Prisoner is running for election in the Village and Number 2 is cheering him on. Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Number 2: Eric Portman.

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Episode 5

The Schizoid Man

Fri, Oct 27, 1967 30 mins

Will the Prisoner crack when he's introduced to himself? Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Alison: Jane Merrow. Number 2: Anton Rodgers.

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Episode 6

The General

Fri, Nov 3, 1967 55 mins

The Prisoner (Patrick McGoohan) opposes a scheme that would grant villagers a university degree in three minutes. Number 2: Colin Gordon. Number 12: John Castle.

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Episode 7

Many Happy Returns

Fri, Nov 10, 1967 50 mins

The Prisoner escapes from the Village---too easily. Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Thorpe: Patrick Cargill. Colonel: Donald Sinden. Mrs. Butterworth: Georgina Cookson.

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Episode 8

Dance of the Dead

Fri, Nov 17, 1967 50 mins

Women provide deadly problems for the Prisoner amid the gaiety of the Village carnival. Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Number 2: Mary Morris. Supervisor: Camilla Hasse.

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Episode 9

Checkmate

Fri, Nov 24, 1967 50 mins

The Prisoner is thrust into a chess game in which the pieces are people. Number 2: Peter Wyngarde. Queen: Rosalie Crutchley. Butler: Angelo Muscat.

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Episode 10

Hammer into Anvil

Fri, Dec 1, 1967 50 mins

Out to avenge the death of a fellow captive, the Prisoner attempts to mentally break Number 2 (Patrick Cargill). The Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Number 14: Basil Hoskins.

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Episode 11

It's Your Funeral

Fri, Dec 8, 1967 50 mins

The Prisoner (Patrick McGoohan) discovers that someone is going to be killed. What he doesn't know is who. Number 2: Derren Nesbitt. Number 100: Mark Eden. Watchmaker's Daughter: Annette Andre.

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Episode 12

A Change of Mind

Fri, Dec 15, 1967 55 mins

The Prisoner (Patrick McGoohan) tests his resistance against mind-bending drugs, ultrasonic waves and a woman conditioned to betray him. Number 86: Angela Browne. Number 2: John Sharpe. Doctor: George Pravda.

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Episode 13

Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling

Fri, Dec 22, 1967 52 mins

The Prisoner's mind is transferred to another man's body, as Number 2 tries to capture a scientist. Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Number 2: Clifford Evans. Seltzman: Hugo Schuster.

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Episode 14

Living in Harmony

Fri, Dec 29, 1967 50 mins

The Prisoner (Patrick McGoohan) is on the brink of a breakdown in a Western town built by his captors. Kathy: Valerie French. The Kid: Alex Kanner.

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Episode 15

The Girl Who Was Death

Fri, Jan 19, 1968 52 mins

The Prisoner (Patrick McGoohan) falls for the diabolical charms of a woman called Death. Sonia: Justine Lord.

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Episode 16

Once Upon a Time

Thu, Jan 25, 1968 52 mins

Number 2 (Leo McKern) must force the Prisoner to say why he resigned---or else forfeit his own life. The Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan.

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Episode 17

Fall Out

Thu, Feb 1, 1968 52 mins

The Prisoner has beaten the system and must either lead the Village or claim his freedom. The Prisoner: Patrick McGoohan. Number 2: Leo McKern. President: Kenneth Griffith. Young Man: Alex Kanner.

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