Hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan discuss episode 2 “The Chimes of Big Ben” with producer Jordan Kauwling and marvel at the performance of current “Number 2” in command played by the captivating Leo McKern. Will Number Six escape the village in this episode? Check out the full episode to find out. Hint: No, he doesn’t. That’s not how television shows 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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