There's a question, isn't it, and I suppose it's to do with where No.2 goes after his or her term of office has come to an end. The majority actually leave the village, but in two cases, are brought back for a second term! There was No.2, a broken link in the chain of command, who was later confined to the psyhciartic ward of the hospital. Another No.2 was up for retirement, he was supposed to have escaped the village. But the helicopter is seen to turn back towards the village. And so on the day of his retirement, No.2 was gracefully retired into the Old People's Home. Mind you, where does anyone go? No.2 is not the only character to change in the village. All you have to do is look at the following numbers, 8, 14, 22, and see how their characters change through the series, not to mention No.113 who in Free For All was a gentleman who contributed to The Tally Ho. Yet by the time of Hammer Into Anvil, No.113 was an old woman who died a month ago!
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