AMC’s “The Prisoner” miniseries wrapped up on Tuesday, and I have to say, it wasn’t bad.
It thankfully didn’t veer into any sort of badly-veiled analog for “the War on Terror” and knowing that it couldn’t replicate the original 60’s series, had an appropriately trippy concept. The ending was sort of epic and a little bittersweet, and I particularly liked it. Even as I thought I figured it out it still was a great “oomph” moment.
I know a lot of people automatically have the knee-jerk reaction against this because it’s not the original series. I have to admit, I haven’t seen all of the original series.
Unfortunately, it was too short. I really thought that if this was a proper TV series with a dozen episodes of an hour each, it could have been spot-on amazing. As it was, limited to 6 hours total, it’s pretty cool.
Confusing at times, but overall, pretty cool.