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Old January 14th 09, 17:38   #1
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RIP Patrick McGoohan

Sadly, the star of The Prisoner and many other roles Patrick McGoohan has died in Los Angeles at the age of 80.

I loved The Prisoner. It fascinated me when I was a child.
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Old January 14th 09, 18:07   #2
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Old January 14th 09, 18:16   #3
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the problem with Scotland... is that it's full of Scots!
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Old January 14th 09, 18:19   #4
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Wow, what a shame, another great gone. I too loved the Prisoner. As a kid when I watched it, I didn't understand all the allegory, but, it worked on it's own without the allegory.
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Old January 14th 09, 18:21   #5
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Re: RIP Patrick McGoohan

The Reaper's been a busy boy this month... too busy for my liking.
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Old January 14th 09, 18:33   #6
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Damn. =(
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Old January 14th 09, 22:47   #7
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Prisoner yep, thinking Ice station zebra too, one of my favorite movies
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Old January 15th 09, 03:42   #8
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Yes, I just heard about Ricardo Montalban today, and now this.

I have "Prisoner" on DVD, I had to have it to see if it made better sense to me. He had creative control on that one, and it was meant to be shorter than it was, isn't that right? And I enjoyed him in Ice Station Zebra very much, as well.

He's also the kind of actor who popped up a lot, unexpectedly.

He did great work.
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Old January 15th 09, 11:21   #9
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I loved Ice Station Zebra, he was great in that. Also sucks about Motalban as well.
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Old January 15th 09, 23:46   #10
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Re: RIP Patrick McGoohan

Quote:
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the problem with Scotland... is that it's full of Scots!
I was trying to figure out who this was... that summed it up nicely.

He shall live on through Braveheart. RIP
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