The Prisoner (1967–1968)
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Fall Out 

After witnessing the trials of Number 2 and Number 48 and meeting the President of the Assembly, Number 6 escapes during the chaos that follows.

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At a tribunal where Number 1 appears initially to be a mechanical eye the Prisoner is informed by the president that he has won the right to be an individual,rather than a number.He will be allowed to leave and is given money for his journey. However he is not allowed to speak. A shadowy figure who resembles the Prisoner would seem to be the actual Number One and Number Six dispenses him - and the assembly - in a rocket.As he leaves he frees Number Two,who has been put on trial,along with Number Two's butler,who has served him throughout and a young man known as Number Forty-Eight. Having dropped off Number Two at the Houses of Parliament the Prisoner returns o his own home,which has Number one on its door. Written by don @ minifie-1

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4 February 1968 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to Alexis Kanner, much of the dialogue and action in this episode was improvised during filming. See more »

Goofs

Number Six walks past the same jukebox twice. It is easily identifiable by the Lesley Gore record in it. See more »

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[first lines]
Supervisor: We thought you would feel happier as yourself.
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Crazy Credits

This is one of two episodes that do not include the standard opening sequence. Instead, the opening consists of scenes from the preceding episode. The other episode is "Living in Harmony". See more »

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Referenced in Killing Zoe (1993) See more »

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Drumdramatics No. 1: Section 1 - Rolling Tympani With Beat
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Written by Robert Farnon
Chappell Recorded Music Library
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It Took Me A Year To Appreciate
27 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

I watched the original broadcast of this episode (and the entire series) on CBS the summer it ran in the United States. After the first viewing, I absolutely hated this episode. I wanted factual explanations, a very real and solid down-to-earth conclusion, and Mr. McGoohan provided imagery and allegory. I was perhaps excessively literal in those days, and may have been led astray by the series itself. While the episode title escapes me at the moment, I'm sure the hard core fans will remember: Number 6 wakes up to a deserted Village, fashions a raft, and eventually finds his way back to London. He works out where the Village might be from a variety of clues and returns in a military plane, only to be ejected and returned to the once-again lively Village. I was looking for something building on that episode's "clues", and was vastly disappointed. As some of you may recall, CBS ran the series again the next summer, and I tuned in again. After a year of contemplation (and maybe some maturing), I was able to accept FALL OUT for the fine work that it was and is.


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