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Final episode of The Prisoner, where Number Six gets to meet Number One

"Fall Out" is the 17th and final episode of the allegorical British science fiction series The Prisoner, which starred Patrick McGoohan as the incarcerated Number Six. The episode originally aired in the UK on ITV on 1 February 1968, and was first broadcast in the United States on CBS on 21 September 1968. "Fall Out" generated controversy when it was originally aired owing to the obscurity and ambiguity of the installment's last 20 minutes. This reaction forced McGoohan, who wrote and directed the episode, to go into hiding for a period of time because he was hounded at his own home by baffled viewers demanding explanations.


"The Prisoner" Fall Out (TV episode 1968) - IMDb
At a tribunal where Number 1 appears initially to be a mechanical eye the Prisoner is informed by the president that he has won the right to be an individual,rather than a number. He will be allowed to leave and is given money for his journey. However he is not allowed to speak. ...

Memorable Scenes

President introduces Number Six to the Assembly
President: We ... have just witnessed two forms of revolt. The first, uncoordinated youth rebelling against nothing it can define. The second, an established, successful, secure member of the establishment turning upon and biting the hand that feeds him. Well, these attitudes are dangerous. They contribute nothing to our culture and are be stamped out!
Assembly: (applause)
Number 1: (pulsating tones)
President: At the other end of the scale, we are honored to have with us a revolutionary of a different calibre. He has revolted, resisted, fought, held fast, maintained, destroyed resistance, overcome coercion. The right to be a person, someone or individual. We applaud his private war and concede that despite materialistic efforts he has survived intact and secure. All that remains is recognition of a man.

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