Nov 19, 2005
Each episode of The Prisoner opens with the same unique and stylish sequence:
A man hands in his resignation and storms away to his London flat. While he packs a suitcase for a tropical vacation, he is rendered unconscious by a mysterious man in a top hat. As he awakens he finds he is no longer in his London home, but in an unnamed Village.
The series originally aired in the UK…
Nov 8, 2005
“All irregularities will be handled by the forces controlling each dimension.
Transuranic heavy elements may not be used where there is life. Medium atomic
weights are available: Gold, Lead, Copper, Jet, Diamond, Radium, Sapphire,
Silver and Steel. Sapphire and Steel have been assigned.”
All the episodes of the classic, but short lived, British science fiction series began with this rather enigmatic statement. It was never really explained exactly what the elements were. Sapphire &…