Wednesday, 14 January 2009

number's up

patrick mcgoohan, off of the prisoner, who outwitted number two but couldn't fool columbo, has kicked the bucket. pour out a little liquor for one of the best that ever did it. by 'did it', i mean battle a giant plastic guard-ball in a colourful-yet-sinister spy-prison from the 60s.

weren't they meant to be remaking the prisoner, with nicholas cage, or something? by 'they', i mean amazing people, touched with genius.

here's ed 'television personalities' ball's band the times with their 1982 tribute, 'i helped patrick mcgoohan escape'. which, to be fair, isn't all that great:

and the original intro sequence, which, to be fair, is:

ed ball > ed balls

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