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Tribute to "The Prisoner."

Television critic David Bianculli looks back at "The Prisoner," the British mystery and adventure series about government agents, brainwashing, Number 6, and the omniscient globe that prevented escape from the island prison. The series celebrates its 20th anniversary this week.


Other segments from the episode on May 30, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 30, 1988: Interview with Henry Mancini; Review of Ike Quebec's album "The Complete Blue Note 45 Sessions of Ike Quebec"; Interview with David Frishberg, Part 1;…


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