The Prisoner: Season 1, Episode 6

Many Happy Returns (12 Nov. 1967)

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Number 6 wakes up to find the Village totally deserted.

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Patrick Cargill ...
Thorpe
Georgina Cookson ...
Mrs. Butterworth
Brian Worth ...
Group Captain
Richard Caldicot ...
Commander
Dennis Chinnery ...
Gunther
Jon Laurimore ...
Ernst
Nike Arrighi ...
Gypsy Girl
Grace Arnold ...
Maid
Larry Taylor ...
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Number Six wakes up to find the village deserted and seizes his opportunity to take a raft out to sea and escape. He eventually gets back to his London base and reports to his superiors. However,it's not long before they rather cruelly return him to the village where Mrs. Butterworth, a middle-aged lady whom he met in London, is preparing to serve him a birthday cake bearing six candles. Written by don @ minifie-1

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The opening sequence does not show Number Two, nor does the voice match that of Number Two. The voice of Number Two is taken from Derren Nesbitt's intro from "It's Your Funeral". See more »

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During the fight scene on the boat, wrinkles are clearly visible in the backdrop that is supposed to be a foggy sky. See more »

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The Prisoner: You must think I'm crazy.
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Number six(Patrick McGoohan) wakes up one morning and finds to his astonishment that the village is completely deserted! Suspicious of course, he nonetheless decides to take advantage of the situation and make his escape, once again building a small boat from scratch, taking to the open sea, and making his way back to London, which takes many days and nights, but the multi-skilled and steel-willed "six" survives this ordeal and reaches home, but once again finds that this was of course too good to be true, and turns out to be not the birthday present he had fought and hoped for...Memorable episode has a familiar scenario but still packs quite a punch, with a most effective closing scene.


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