"...and unnamed man (Patrick McGoohan) abruptly and angrily resigns from his job, apparently preparing to make a hurried departure from the country. While packing his luggage, he is rendered unconscious by knockout gas piped into his London flat. When he wakes, he finds himself in a re-creation of his apartment, located in a mysterious seaside 'village' where he is held captive, isolated from the mainland by mountains and sea.
"The Village is further secured by numerous monitoring systems and security forces including a militarized, balloon-based device called 'Rover' that recaptures or destroys those who attempt escape.
"The man encounters the Village's population: hundreds of people from all walks of life and cultures,