The Prisoner (1967–1968)
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Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling 

With his mind transferred to another body, Number 6 wakes up in his London flat and can't convince his colleagues who he is. He takes off to Austria to find the one man who can help him, the person Number 2 wants him to find.

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Zena Walker ...
Janet
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Angelo Muscat ...
Hugo Schuster ...
John Wentworth ...
Sir Charles
James Bree ...
Villiers
Lloyd Lamble ...
Stapleton
Patrick Jordan ...
Danvers
Lockwood West ...
Camera Shop Manager
Fredric Abbott ...
Gertan Klauber ...
Cafe Waiter
Henry B. Longhurst ...
Old Guest (as Henry Longhurst)
Michael Danvers-Walker ...
First New Man (as Danvers Walker)
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The village is anxious to locate Professor Seltzman,inventor of a machine which can 'swap' peoples' minds. However only Seltzman knows the reversal process. Number Six is sent to locate the professor but,having been subjected to the swapping process has taken on the physical appearance of The Colonel, a new arrival at the village. The professor is found and returned to the village to oversee Number Six and The Colonel resume their old identities but the reversal is untried and those taking part are in considerable danger . Written by don @ minifie-1

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The unique passenger elevator with no doors is called a Paternoster. It uses a chain of open compartments (each usually designed for two persons) that move slowly in a loop up and down inside a building without stopping. Passengers can step on or off at any floor they like. See more »

Goofs

When 6 fights with Potter, one stunt double wears a heavy gray wig that does not match either actor. See more »

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[first lines]
Sir Charles: Cipher, coding, optics, film labs, computers, experts in every field, and yet we're still left with 36 rather dreary and badly photographed color shots. Yet I'm convinced they contain the clue we want. Have you tried superimposing?
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This is the only episode of the series to start with a pre-credits teaser. See more »

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References High Noon (1952) See more »

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My Bonny Lies Over the Ocean
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Out of Sight; Out of Mind
21 February 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one tests one's patience when it come to motivations. To start with we must accept the fact that a method has been developed for transferring one's thoughts from one person to another. In an effort to find out why Number Six resigned, his thoughts are transferred to the Colonel's. It is hoped that somehow in a new state, back to his home and his fiancée, he will spill the secret. There are some interesting things that happen as the Colonel invades private territory, not in body but in mind. There are all sorts of secret things going on and it directly involve the pretty young woman who would have married Number Six. The methods for solving codes is somewhat ingenious and the efforts to find the man who made the machine, but it somehow doesn't ring very true. An episode that is too much over the top.


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