The Prisoner (UK)

Season 1 Episode 2

The Chimes of Big Ben

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 08, 1967 on ITV



  • Quotes

    • Number Two: (about Number Six) He can make even the act of putting on his dressing gown appear as a gesture of defiance.
      Number Two's Assistant: There are methods we haven't used yet, of course.
      Number Two: I want him with a whole heart, body and soul.
      Number Two's Assistant: He'll crack.
      Number Two: Perhaps--one tiny piece at a time. I don't want a man of fragments. Fascinating.
      Number Two's Assistant: He doesn't even bend a little.
      Number Two: That's why he'll break. He only needs one small thing. If he will answer one simple question, the rest will follow: why did he resign?