Laura Akers Dec 22, 2017
The Prisoner isn't one of Vikings
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This review contains spoilers.
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5.5 The Prisoner
We all have our pet peeves. As both a general viewer and a critic, one of my biggest is the unnecessary plot hole.
Is there such a thing as a necessary plot hole? I suppose such a thing is possible, especially in an age where more writers and directors take risks playing with meta-narrative. But when a plot hole is not just unnecessary but intellectually lazy, it is particularly vexing.
And the way that last week’s The Plan ended and this week’s The Prisoner
began, not simply repeating the same footage but actually restaging the same