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OT: RIP Patrick McGoohan


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I keep seeing posts about this, but I've never seen The Prisoner. It seems like it was an interesting show.

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One of the greatest shows of its time.

 

 

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All episodes of The Prisoner is currently available for viewing free online:

 

http://www.amctv.com/videos/the-prisoner-1960s-video/?bcpid=2517767001&bclid=6012619001&bctid=6069547001

 

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I hope it wasn't hearing that they're doing a remake of "The Prisoner" series that did him in.

 

Probably my favourite TV actor of all time. One of these days I'll get around to watching the DVD's of Danger Man. They nicely included the movie as well, which was released in the USA as a two-part pilot for a show that never took off but which was assumed to build upon Danger Man/Secret Agent Man. Filmed in Japan.

 

He was also in a lot of really good Disney live action films O(and one not so good one, Dinosaur). Favourite is The 10,000 Cats of Tomassina (or something like that), which I think had Greek windmills or maybe it was filmed in Spain? I was pretty young; I just remember the windmills, which weren't Dutch.

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The Prisoner was such a cool show! I can feel the 60's retro-vibe just thinking about it. Kinda like a retro Shock Doctrine chapter of sorts thinking about it.

 

Thanks Patrick, I really enjoyed it, time to rest man and fly high!

 

Jazz+ thanks for that link!

 

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I loved the Prisoner. It was one of those shows that just came together: the music, the use of full color, the art design, the writing and acting all gave the show a distinctive cinematic and daresay psychedelic feel. A classic TV moment was when he appeared on Columbo years later and as Columbo was leaving said "be seeing you".
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The Secret Agent background music with harpsichord and orchestra was catchy.

 

Have a listen, the judo scene is good:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jy1o7tOkvao

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