The Prisoner (S01E04) – The Schizoid Man

The Prisoner is a British television show that originally aired between 1967 and 1968 that starred Patrick McGoohan. There were only sixteen episodes and it was only on for one season, but it has become an enduring cult classic in television history.

This is the fourth episode entitled The Schizoid Man.

In this episode, Number Six (the hero of the series) helps a telepathic woman learn how to mind read using cards. A lookalike is brought in to brainwash Number Six and break him, convincing him he is not Number Six. Mental torture, including fake calendars keeping the same date every day, almost causes him to break until he notices that a bruise on his nail has moved over time.

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Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
Patrick McGoohan in The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 - The Schizoid Man
The Prisoner S01E04 – The Schizoid Man

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