Hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan kick off the series with a review and recap of The Prisoner’s debut episode “Arrival” and an old I, Podius character makes a surprising appearance. Speaking of I,Podius, Claud Squad members Producer Jordan Kauwling and her mom Avis stop by to chat about the show. Plus a very special guest divulges how the mysterious world-building of The Prisoner inspired their own work.
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About the show
Be Podding You is a limited release series in which hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan discuss the innovative late 1960s British series The Prisoner. Each episode, creator and star Patrick McGoohan, known only as “Number Six” attempts to escape a mysterious island staffed by a powerful force and a giant orb. Will our hero discover the secrets of the village? Will his captors eventually break Number Six down enough to learn why he resigned from his post? Will Number Six ever escape? John and Elliot give the ahead of its time series a rewatch and discuss all of that and more!
Logo by Adam Koford.
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