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First episode of The Prisoner, where Number Six arrives at The Village and attempts his first two escapes

"Arrival" is the first episode of the British science fiction-allegorical series, The Prisoner. It originally aired in the UK on ITV on 29 September 1967 and was first broadcast in the United States on CBS on 1 June 1968.

Memorable Scenes

Encounter between Number Six and the new Number Two
(Number 6 turns to leave)
The New Number 2: Good day, Number Six.
Number 6: (turns around) Number what?
The New Number 2: Six. For official purposes, everyone has a number. Yours is number six.
Number 6: I am not a number. I am a person.
First encounter between Number Six and Number Two
Number 2: Let's make a deal. You cooperate, tell us what we want to know and this can be a very nice place. You may even be given a position of authority.
Number 6: I will not make any deals with you. I've resigned. I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered! My life is my own!

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Arrival (The Prisoner)" as of 24 Sep 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.