Title: The Prisoner
Genre: British Sci-Fi Series
Series: 1
Episodes: 17
First Transmission: 1967-1968

The show explores science-fiction and surrealistic themes.


Best Episode [ S1 Ep10 ]

Hammer into Anvil – Number Six vows revenge on a sadistic Number Two after he drives a fellow Village resident to her death.
10 December 1967


Worst Episode [ S1 Ep13 ]

Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling – After his mind has been transferred to another body, Number Six wakes up in his London flat but none of his colleagues believe his story. He goes to Austria to find the one man who can help him, but Number Two wants him to be found.
7 January 1968



Full Episode Guide

Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

#1 Arrival (1967) –
An ex-secret agent finds himself in a prison known as The Village.
#2 The Chimes of Big Ben (1967) –
Number Eight and Number Six plot their escape.
#3 A. B. and C. (1967) –
Number Two pumps Number Six for information using dream manipulation.
#4 Free for All (1967) –
Number Six runs for the office of Number Two.
#5 The Schizoid Man (1967) –
Number Six wakes up as Number Twelve.
#6 The General (1967) –
Number Six is suspicious of The Village’s latest fad.
#7 Many Happy Returns (1967) –
Number Six wakes up to find the Village totally deserted.
#8 Dance of the Dead (1967) –
Number Six comes across a body and a radio that has washed ashore.
#9 Checkmate (1967) –
Number Six formulates an escape plan.
#10 Hammer Into Anvil (1967) –
Number Six goes after Number Two after a sadistic act.
#11 It’s Your Funeral (1967) –
Number Six hears of an assassination plot against Number Two.
#12 A Change of Mind (1967) –
After a brawl, Number Six is declared “unmutual.”
#13 Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling (1968) –
Number Six has his mind transferred to another body.
#14 Living in Harmony (1968) –
A lawman who resigned is trapped in a town called Harmony where the Judge wants him to be the new sheriff.
#15 The Girl Who Was Death (1968) –
In London, Number Six is trying to track down a crazed scientist protected by his homicidal daughter.
#16 Once Upon a Time (1968) –
Number Six is engaged in a deadly game.
#17 Fall Out (1968) –
Number Six escapes during the chaos of some trials.