The Prisoner (1967–1968)

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Episode Guide
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.


  • Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner (1967)
  • The Prisoner (1967)
  • The Prisoner (1967)
  • Annette Andre in The Prisoner (1967)
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Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast


Patrick McGoohan

Did You Know?


Peter Swanwick, who played the Supervisor, died before the series finished its first run in the UK. He is best remembered for his unusual enunciation of "Orange Alert".


Number 6: I also have a problem. I'm not sure which side runs this Village.


The number and knocker on the outside of Number 2's front door change style and position both within and between episodes.

Crazy Credits

Patrick McGoohan does not receive on-screen acting credit on the final episode "Fall Out." His on-screen credit simply reads "Prisoner."


Plot Summary


Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi


Release Date:

1 June 1968


English, Russian, German, Romany, Spanish, French, Polish

Country of Origin


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