The Prisoner: Cultures: Prisoners

The Prisoner: Cultures: Prisoners

I am not a Number. I am a person.
Like most prisons, the citizens of the Village come in many categories, some are chosen for what they know, and some for whom they know.

The Prisoner: Cultures: Warders

The Prisoner: Cultures: Warders

The Warders are those who make sure the Village runs smoothly and that the Prisoners volunteer the required information.

The Prisoner: Technology: Social Conversion Unit

The Prisoner: Technology: Social Conversion Unit

The ultrasonic Social Conversion procedure was developed by formerly disharmonious Number 86 to quickly and efficiently modify the antisocial behavior of Unmutuals to conform to our normal standards of social operation, allowing them to become peaceful, cooperative members of the Village.

The Prisoner: Technology: Speedlearn

The Prisoner: Technology: Speedlearn

Speedlearn is a revolutionary educational technique involving a combination of courses designed by a mass education computer known as the General.

The Prisoner: Technology: Supercomputers

The Prisoner: Technology: Supercomputers

The underground control and administrative areas of the Village house many large computers which our staff rely on to interpret events and analyze Village behavior.

The Prisoner: Science: Neuroelectric Facilitator

The Prisoner: Science: Neuroelectric Facilitator

Neuropharmacologist Number 14 invented and developed a machine which translates electrical impulses from REM sleep in sedated individuals into visual and audio signals, thus allowing observation of their dreams on a screen.

The Prisoner: Technology: Forcefield

The Prisoner: Technology: Forcefield

At times it is necessary to provide security to certain areas of the Village while maintaining the illusion of freedom of movement. For this reason, the forcefields were installed at the Town Hall and Administration.

The Prisoner: Science: Cloning

The Prisoner: Science: Cloning

Clones appear throughout the Village in different areas, from general laborers to special-case Prisoners and even as a Number 2. It is unclear what the procedure is for clone design.

The Prisoner: Science: Rover

The Prisoner: Science: Rover

Rovers, the Village Guardians, roam the Village and its outskirts as a constant reminder that there is no escape.

The Prisoner: Science: Enhanced Hypnosis

The Prisoner: Science: Enhanced Hypnosis

Hypnosis provides a clean and simple way of managing the behavior of individual prisoners when an Infiltrator or Clone may not be practical because of time restraints.

The Prisoner: Science: Mytol

The Prisoner: Science: Mytol

Mytol is the trade name of one of over 1500 drugs synthesized from the benzodiazepine group after the discovery of substance Ro-5-0690

The Prisoner: Episode 01: Arrival

The Prisoner: Episode 01: Arrival

The first episode magnificently sets up the situation and tone for the other 16 episodes of this 60’s cult classic. It really is a ripper; action, intrigue, suspense, bouncy balls… And we also get an extended opening sequence not seen in any other episode.