'The Prisoner'

<i>Aired on:</i> ITV (U.K.), then CBS, 1967-68
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This enormously influential British series made its way to the United States in 1968 and proceeded to blow the minds of sci-fi fans and spy-thriller aficionados. The story of a secret agent (Patrick McGoohan) who resigns his job, then is drugged and taken to the mysterious Village, is a direct influence on "Lost" and informed everything from "The X-Files" to "Twin Peaks."
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Aired on: ITV (U.K.), then CBS, 1967-68

This enormously influential British series made its way to the United States in 1968 and proceeded to blow the minds of sci-fi fans and spy-thriller aficionados. The story of a secret agent (Patrick McGoohan) who resigns his job, then is drugged and taken to the mysterious Village, is a direct influence on "Lost" and informed everything from "The X-Files" to "Twin Peaks."

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