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Evangelical

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The Prisoner
« on: Mar 06, 2023, 02:14:57 AM »
JUST discovered that! How in the world does a show like that only last ONE season?

Michael Rolls

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #1 on: Mar 06, 2023, 03:55:37 AM »
I know I watched it at the time, but with my poor memory, can't remember how it ended. Was it a 'resolved' ending, or was something left hanging in the air?
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Evangelical

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #2 on: Mar 06, 2023, 04:28:34 AM »
I should stay out of this thread. I'm going on #5 and don't want to know anything! But I'll tell you when I get there...

Jacqueline

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #3 on: Mar 06, 2023, 10:38:14 AM »
It was one of the worst show ever, I remember watching it with my parents trying to figure out what it was all about.

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #4 on: Mar 06, 2023, 11:10:44 AM »



Strange series.. But very clever.. I did watch it at the time..
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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #5 on: Mar 06, 2023, 02:18:54 PM »
Yes, I used to watch it avidly.  I don't remember seeing an ending, though.
How did it end?
Or didn't it?
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morty

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #6 on: Mar 06, 2023, 03:55:23 PM »
It was that clever no one understood it but it kept us hooked.


The last episode was awful ... it unravelled . you ended up thinking .. 'what on earth are they on'.
Didn't Number 6# actually turned out to be Number #1 ? Fighting his alter-ego?
After all that time wasted trying to escape ?
... though I loved the big blobby ball bouncing along the beach

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #7 on: Mar 06, 2023, 03:59:54 PM »
Twin Peaks was another one that frazzled my mind.

Evangelical

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #8 on: Mar 06, 2023, 04:57:19 PM »
It was one of the worst show ever, I remember watching it with my parents trying to figure out what it was all about.


I'll bet you would well puzzle it out these days!

Evangelical

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #9 on: Mar 06, 2023, 04:58:55 PM »
Twin Peaks was another one that frazzled my mind.


Did you ever watch 'Lost?' my provider stopped carrying when I was almost to the end
but someone told me they lost the plot and it was horribly scattered at the end.
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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #10 on: Mar 06, 2023, 05:34:45 PM »
Never watched that one ... but my OH did . Wasn't if full of flashbacks?

Evangelical

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #11 on: Mar 06, 2023, 06:42:27 PM »
Oh my gosh! More flashbacks than Hunter Thompson on a Wednesday morning. And forwards
and middles

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #12 on: Mar 07, 2023, 06:22:03 PM »
Yes, I used to watch it avidly.  I don't remember seeing an ending, though.
How did it end?
Or didn't it?
I don't think it did - if memory serves, the series was cancelled mid-stream and Patrick Mcgoohan was forced to write a final episode himself. Can't remember if it ever got shown, though?  :-\
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Evangelical

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #13 on: Mar 08, 2023, 03:41:50 AM »
That's funny. "Well if you want to star in a final episode you can write it yourself!" He was probably like, 'FINALLY!'

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Re: The Prisoner
« Reply #14 on: Apr 09, 2023, 04:37:48 PM »
The Prisoner...i remember it..didnt understand most of it tho