Twelfth broadcast episode of The Prisoner, where Number Six is declared an "unmutual"

"A Change of Mind" is a television episode of the British science fiction-allegorical series, The Prisoner. It was first broadcast on 15 December 1967. Themes explored include coerced confessions and medicalized political control; also conformity, methods of enforcing it and the consequences of its rejection.

Memorable Scenes

Number 6 addresses village crowd to "confess"
Number 6: Fellow citizens ...
Crowd: (cheers and applause)
Number 6: You are cheering me ... you're cheering me. That is a mistake. It is is Number Two you should applaud.
Crowd: (cheers and applause)
Number 6: Until he brought about my social conversion—and believe me, it was him and not your committee—until then I was a rebel ... an unmutual, senselessly resisting this, our fine community.
Number 2: (applauds)
Crowd: (cheers and applause)
Number 6: To borrow one of Number Two's sayings: the butcher with the sharpest knife has the warmest heart.
Crowd: (murmuring, looking at each other)
Number 6: Some of you have resisted in the past, have withheld knowledge which is important to Number Two. Now, thanks to social conversion I want to tell you all something and I trust my example will inspire you all to tell ... to tell ...
(Bell in tower chimes 4:00)
Number 86: Number Two is unmutual! Unmutual! (coming forward from crowd and poiting at Number 2) Social conversion for Number Two! The unmutual!
Number 6: Number 86 has a confession that Number Two is unmutual.
Number 86: Unmutual!
Number 6: Look at him! An unmutual who desires to deceive you all!
Crowd: (chanting) Unmutual!
Number 6: Your welfare committee is a tool of those who wish to possess your minds!
Crowd: (chanting, gesturing) Unmutual! Unmutual! Unmutual! Unmutual!
Number 2: (leaves balcony and tries to make his way through the crowd)
Number 6: You still have a choice. You can still salvage your right to be individuals. Your rights to truth and free thought. Reject this false world of Number Two. Reject it. Now!

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "A Change of Mind" as of 03 Feb 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.