Prisoner Set One (1967)
|One of the most challenging and though-provoking television series of all time, THE PRISONER is the strange saga of a former government operative (Patrick McGoohan) sent to a twisted prison known as "the village." Known only as No. 6, he engages in a battle of wills with the powers that be (represented by the nefarious and constantly changing No. 2 and a bizarre, chilling presence called "the Rover") who wish to extract his secrets and break his spirit.
Digitally re-mastered and presented in its original order. This set includes the three episodes that served notice to the TV world that a whole new hero--and type of show--had arrived:
The DVD collection of THE PRISONER #1 includes bonus material that takes viewers behind the scenes of the legendary show, making it the ultimate set for collectors.
Editor's NoteThree episodes from the cult classic science-fiction British television series which chronicles a former government operative--known only as "Number 6" (McGoohan)--after he is imprisoned in an idyllic settlement filled with cameras following his every move. Number 6 is faced with the challenge of fighting to retain his identity along with his physical and mental strength while trying to find out where he is, who he can trust, and if there is a way to escape. Meanwhile the elusive and powerful Number 2 wishes to break the prisoner down, and his pursuit is relentless. Contains the pilot episode "The Arrival," "Free for All," and "Dance of the Dead."