Number 6 is urged by yet another new Number 2 to run for his office in the forthcoming elections. Number 6 is surprised to hear that the Village even has elections but after some consideration, agrees. His platform is a radical one, posing all of the questions that he would like to have answered: where are they, why are they there, who is Number 1. His campaign seems to be popular with the residents but after questioning by a Village council, he is brainwashed into spouting the standard 'lines' and maintaining the status quo. Written by
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Although the crowd can be seen as chanting for No 6, they do it in such a fashion which sounds like "Six Six Six", something which has a different meaning entirely. Patrick McGoohan
was a devout Catholic and would have picked up on this. See more
When Number 6 is in the red-lit chamber and the doors of the next room open and he grabs hold of the handles, his elbows are bent. In the reverse shot, his arms are straight and the handles appear to be much higher. See more
They say, "Six of one and half a dozen of the other." Not here. It's Six for Two and Two for nothing, and Six for free for all for free for all! Vote! Vote!
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