Complete Prisoner scripts - and more!

Zack writes, "Here's a collection of PDFs of ALL the original scripts to Patrick McGoohan's surreal cult classic, along with several unmade scripts and several multiple drafts of episodes. It's the next-best-thing to being in The Village, minus the brainwashing and evil weather balloons."

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  1. [Spoiler]

    They could have spared a lot of confusion throughout the series if they'd just checked punctuation for the opening sequence.

    Q: "Who is number one?"
    A: "You are number six."

    Should read:

    Q: "Who is number one?"
    A: "YOU are, number six!"

  2. The whole point was the ambiguity, of course.

  3. (That was a joke.)

  4. A treasure beyond treasures; thanks for this.

    Interesting; the scripts refer to the protagonist as "P..." Could stand for protagonist, prisoner or Patrick.

    Edit: Most likely "P" is for Patrick... other scripts refer to the little butler (played by Angelo Muscat) as "Angelo." All right, I'm obsessing, but I watched the original US broadcasts on CBS back in 1967 (I was 11 years old!) and it's still the damnedest thing I've ever seen on television.

    I mean that in a good way.

  5. I suspected as much smile

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