"'The General' is the sixth episode of the television series The Prisoner. The central themes of this episode are rote learning and indoctrination. Number 6 discovers a new scheme—Speedlearn—that permits a person to learn a three-year university level course in history in three minutes, taught by an individual known as 'The Professor', who is backed by another entity known as 'The General'. ..."
Sixth broadcast episode of The Prisoner, where Number Six matches wits with "The General"
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