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compelling, unparralled, distinctive

Bo8a_Fett writes about The Prisoner

McGoohan, Markstein

1967

TV: The Prisoner.
Creator: McGoohan, Markstein

Encapsulated. Would you recommend this? why?

I first saw this when it was repeated in the 70's and totally blew mw away


Time and Space: When and where I first encountered it

I was about 10-11

Recollection and revelations

it made such an impression on me I would introduce myself to new prospective chums then ask them if they liked The Prisoner

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Highly recommended


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