This Week I Am Mostly Watching
‘Arrival,’ after his "falling out" in the previous episode ‘Fall Out,’ the Prisoner returns to
, and his first action is to go and hand in his letter of resignation. And his second action is to try and get away before they come for him........... because like Cobb, he was expecting them! London
This Session Is Called In A Matter Of Democratic Crisis
Those are the words of the President as he first address the delegates of the Assembly. But what I want to know is this, what democratic crisis? When did this "democratic crisis" first make itself evident, in a village that has no democracy? Did we all miss something whilst watching No.'s 2 and 6 at their deliberations of ‘Once Upon A Time?’
The President went on to say "The community is at stake..... and we have the means to protect it." Again when was the community put at stake? It seems to me that while No.2, the
, and No.6 were locked in that embryo room during ‘One Upon A Time,’ a great crisis had been happening in the village, and at a time when the Supervisor-No.28 was effectively the new No.2 for the week. So is No.28 guilty for the breakdown of control over the village, its community and citizens as a whole? Butler
Hero Or Anti Hero?
From remarks made by former colleagues and friends in the episodes of Many Happy Returns and Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling, Thorpe excepted of course, it would appear that the Prisoner-No.6 is a much respected and well-liked man. Full of integrity, loyal, and extremely competent.
His Fiancée Janet Portland is so devoted to him that she has been waiting for her fiancée to return to her for a year, and has remained faithful to him in all that time! and when her fiancée finally does return to her, albeit in the guise of the Colonel, she accepts his bizarre story, that this complete stranger is her missing lover. It would seem that despite the mind of the Prisoner being wrongly housed in the body of the Colonel, the Prisoner still kisses the same way!
At the end of the episode ‘Free For All’ No.6 speaks momentarily on the phone to the Manager of the Labour Exchange. So why did it not occur to the new No.2 to pick up the telephone and call No.1?
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