Having helped Number Twenty-Four in a telepathy experiment The Prisoner bruises his thumb. A new Number Two has him taken to hospital and when he wakes up he has undergone a physical transformation. He is told that he is actually Number Twelve and it is task to find out why Number Six resigned. When he returns to his cottage he is confronted by a double for Number six,who engages him in various tests. However, the realization that he bruised his thumb makes him recall his true identity and resist Number Two's scheme.
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Did You Know?
This is the only episode in which the large white balloon who acts as the Village guard is named on-screen: "Rover". See more
Early in the episode, when the electric door opens in Number 6's house, it goes too far and bumps into the bookcase behind it, making an audible clunk. See more
Make up your mind, are you orthodox or southpaw?
Written by Camille Sauvage
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