TV Series | TV-PG | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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.
The 1967 world television premiere of the series was actually in Canada on Sept. 5, 1967, at 10 p.m. (local) on the CTV Television Network --- 24 days before the UK airing on Sept. 29, 1967, on Associated Television (ATV) Midland.
Bad habit of mine, playing with lighters. I'll probably start a fire one day.
It was not always possible to mask the existence of civilization near Portmeirion, Wales, where much of the series was filmed. In several episodes neighboring towns and farms can be glimpsed. However, it should be noted the exact size of The Village is never specifically indicated, and there are numerous episodes that indicate it is significantly larger than the core settlement. Occasionally the Welsh flag can just about be glimpsed on the Village flag pole too.
The episode "Living in Harmony" does not have opening credits and the series title "The Prisoner" never appears on screen. The episode "Fall Out" also does not have an opening credits sequence, replacing it with a recap of the episode "Once Upon a Time." The series title does appear on-screen, however.
British video releases of the series in the early 1980s edited episodes together into several 2-hour "movies." Some of these have been televised.
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