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Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin (Character)
from "Prison Break" (2005)

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"Prison Break: And Then There Were 7 (#1.11)" (2005)
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [to T-Bag] Are you telling me that there's a hole in Fox River that you don't want to get into?
John Abruzzi: OK, let's rotate!
[to T-Bag]
John Abruzzi: Sergeant Sodomy, you're up next!

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [to T-Bag] You know, your parents must be so proud of you, man. I mean, hitting the trailer-park trifecta: racist, pedophile, and stupid.

C-Note: [to T-Bag] Are you telling me there's a hole in Fox River you don't want to get into?

C-Note: [to T-Bag] Your parents must be so proud. You hit the trailer park trifecta: racist, pedophile, and stupid.

C-Note: Rough day, huh Schofield? While the rest of us are in here slinging concrete, you got some little girl here to play on your rusty trombone.

C-Note: How come Fusilli over here ain't grabbing a shovel?
John Abruzzi: I'm handling arrangements on the outside.
C-Note: Really. So what is that, transpo, paper, what?
John Abruzzi: Exactly. It makes me management.
C-Note: And that makes us just labor, right?
John Abruzzi: Now you're getting it.
C-Note: You know, management better keep a close eye on the conditions up in here, or labor's liable to go on strike... you feel me?
John Abruzzi: Get back to work.

Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: Hey, Sucre. I got a question about you and the rest of the Mexicans.
Fernando Sucre: I don't think I'll be able to help, seeing as I'm Puerto Rican.
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: Geographical semantics, amigo. I'm speaking about the general Latino population. How is it that a people so historically lazy ended up being such a big part of the nation's workforce?
Fernando Sucre: The way I see things, it's everyone else that's lazy. Otherwise, there wouldn't be any jobs for the immigrants. The ones sitting at home, collecting unemployment, the lazy ones? It's not us.
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: You gonna let him talk about your people like that?
C-Note: Yeah, yeah. Whatever, Deliverance.
C-Note: [to T-Bag] You know what? We may be a team in here. But just so that you know: the minute we get over that wall, it's every man for himself... or sooner.


"Prison Break: Subdivision (#2.6)" (2006)
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: 'Aight man, one hand or not I think hillbilly needs to be up in here diggin'.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Damn, man, you still alive?
Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell: And kickin', homeboy.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Ain't we did this dance before? You know, I say I want in, you say no. Then I threaten to tell somebody about what's goin' on here. Then you decide to play nice and we're one big happy family. Why don't we just stop wasting time, alright?

Michael Scofield: Well as always, your timing is flawless.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: I don't follow.
Michael Scofield: Let me try to explain it to you. We're tryin' to run something here, and we can't have people walking in off the street.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Oh, oh, OK. So you want us to leave and then you can just mail us the cheque?
Michael Scofield: [walks over to Sucre] Sucre, I know you trust me and you know I'll cut you in on that money but the two of you being here right now jeopardizes everything.
Fernando Sucre: I'm not going nowhere. I want my share of the money.

David 'Tweener' Apolskis: Yo, we gots company.
[Sucre and C-Note walk in]
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: What's up, snowflake?


"Prison Break: Bluff (#1.18)" (2006)
Jesus: You ever heard of a gentlemens' game?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Yes I have, but this ain't it. You wanna borrow some money, ask your boys. but I'm in here to make money bro.

[C-Note has just won several rounds of Poker]
"Ping-Pong": Does it hurt?
C-Note: What?
"Ping-Pong": The horseshoe up your ass.

C-Note: [talking about Michaels cell] I'll double what you get.
C.O. Geary: I'm getting 250.
C-Note: 500. Ain't no problem.
C.O. Geary: I ain't talking cigarettes and extra chocolate desserts here, I'm talking green paper with dead white guys on it.
C-Note: I said: Ain't no problem.

Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: We got us a problem. Mojo's moving into Scofield's cell. And That ain't all. He was bitchin' about the toilet so Geary's putting in a work order. They move that toilet...
Charles Westmoreland: They find that hole.
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: We are all screwed
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: How much Mojo promise?
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: $200
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Oh Gomer. See you had me scared there for a minute.


"Prison Break: Manhunt (#2.1)" (2006)
Fernando Sucre: Ah, I thought I thought this out. I thought... you saw all those guys back there?
Michael Scofield: The key is they're back there, and we're up here.
Fernando Sucre: Yeah? And how long is that going to last?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Yeah, especially since we don't have a pot to piss in thanks to Abruzzi's magically disappearing jet!
John Abruzzi: You were never going to be on that plane, brother.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Why don't you cut out the riddles, Snowflake, and just give it to us straight.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: We need to go east, my family's back in Chicago!
John Abruzzi: Think the cops don't know about it? You think they're not just sitting there waiting for you to come running back home? What's the matter with you?
Fernando Sucre: What about New York?
John Abruzzi: What about it?
Fernando Sucre: My girl's pregnant, bro!
John Abruzzi: Understand your love is your weakness right now, and they know about it.
Michael Scofield: Doesn't mean it has to stop you. Just gotta be smart about it.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Don't think I don't know where you were going either, Scofield.
Michael Scofield: Where am I going?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Oh, I don't know, Utah? When were you plannin' on tellin' us about the money?
Fernando Sucre: What money?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Five million dollars that Westmoreland planted in the desert in Utah.
Michael Scofield: You don't know what you're talking about.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: You wish I didn't know.


"Prison Break: Buried (#2.7)" (2006)
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: What the hell is up with you and Thailand, huh?
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: Black-market surgery, anonymous transplant donors, hes dressed like shes. What's there not to like?

Michael Scofield: This is going wrong in every possible way.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: This is stupid, man! We cannot do this!
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: Hat's over the wall now.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: What the hell is that supposed to mean?
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: It means we're committed. It's time to go get the hat. We don't have a choice.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Yeah, we do. We can walk right up outta here, right now, man.
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: And then what? We are already in the house. Those women are already bound. We have committed this crime. We leave, it ain't gonna change any of that!

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Why don't you get down in that hole and dig, man.
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: How 'bout you backin' up, dark fella?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: You're a long way away from home, trailer park. I can put you in that hole and nobody'd ever hear you scream.


"Prison Break: Scan (#2.3)" (2006)
Kacee Franklin: Give me one good reason why I shouldn't turn you in right now.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: You know what? I'll give you three: me, you and that beautiful little girl of ours. Baby, look, I've got a plan. I've got a plan that's gonna get us some money and you and I and baby and nobody can ever find us or bother us again! You've got to trust me. That's all I need is the opportunity for you to hear me out, all right?

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Do you understand what Daddy is going through right now?
Dede Franklin: Sorta, but the kids at school have been saying stuff.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Okay, what have they been saying?
Dede Franklin: They're saying you're on TV because you're a bad man.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: And what do you think?
Dede Franklin: I think if I were some place and they wouldn't let me see you, I wouldn't do what they said, either.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: I served my country and my country served me up.


"Prison Break: Killing Your Number (#4.22)" (2009)
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Do you remember that day when we were in the chow line at Fox River? When you made that off-handed comment to me?
Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell: I believe it had a racial bent to it.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Do you remember your broken jaw? Now, just imagine what I can do to you right now with something real on the line.

Michael Scofield: Are you sure we can trust Kellerman?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: You know, the only thing I'm sure of is that he's our last option.


"Prison Break: Sweet Caroline (#2.19)" (2007)
FBI Agent Wheeler: C-Note, right?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Yeah. Whatever, man.
FBI Agent Wheeler: All I need you to do is tell me exactly what Agent Mahone told you. If you give me Mahone, I'll give you your life back.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: My family is in trouble. There's a man out there that's trying to hurt my family!


"Prison Break: Wash (#2.18)" (2007)
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [referring to Michael] You and I know how smart this kid is, right?
FBI Special Agent Alexander Mahone: Clearly smarter than you, considering you're the one wearing bright orange.

[Mahone has just received his orders from Kim... ]
FBI Special Agent Alexander Mahone: I just want you to know... that, uh... I'm going to keep my promise to you and I'm going to help your family. But I am going to need your help too... and this is something that you're not going to want to do, and I don't want you to do this, but I need you to do this and if you don't, I will have Kaycee arrested again and I will have Deedee's medical care stopped and I will hate myself and it will make me sick, but I swear to god... I will ruin their lives. Don't make me.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: ...Man, what the hell are you saying to me?
FBI Special Agent Alexander Mahone: [takes a breath] Later today you'll get a package in your cell that's gonna be from me. I need you to use it. Okay?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Okay. What's in it?
[Mahone stands up and looks him in the eye but doesn't answer his question. He then starts to walk away]
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Yo. Yo! What the hell is in it, man?
FBI Special Agent Alexander Mahone: [turns around just before he leaves the room] Just use it! Or you'll wish you had.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Yo, what's in the package? Yo, what the hell is in the package man?
[as Mahone is exiting through the door, C-Note shouts]
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: YO, WHAT THE HELL IS IN THE PACKAGE, MAN?
[door closes shut]


"Prison Break: Sleight of Hand (#1.10)" (2005)
C-Note: Concrete is my specialty. Can you dig it?

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [puts rocks from the hole in the guard's room on the table] Now we got a hell of a lot to talk about, don't we?
Michael Scofield: [wipes rocks away] I got nothin' to say.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Now, you think you can play me, snowflake? 'Cause you got college? Big school learnin', huh. Well let me school you. Darwin wins inside these walls. Not Einstein. Darwin.
Corrections Officer Louis Patterson: Yard time's over, ladies! Let's line it up!
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: I'm not done with you Fish!
Michael Scofield: You never even got started.


"Prison Break: End of the Tunnel (#1.13)" (2005)
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: [after Abruzzi has been taken away in a stretcher] And then there were six.
C-Note: [Glancing at T-Bag] As far as I know, it's five.

[Discussion over the phone]
C-Note: You still driving that Escalade?
Darius: Is Michael Jackson still white?
C-Note: Haha... You got jokes, son.


"Prison Break: Go (#1.21)" (2006)
Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell: [as they hear the alarm going of] We're screwed. We're screwed.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Come on, let's go.
Fernando Sucre: Michael, we gotta go back.
Michael Scofield: We're moving forward. Stick with the plan.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Do your ears work, fool? Do you hear that?
Michael Scofield: It's the fire alarm in the psych ward.
Fernando Sucre: How do you know?
Michael Scofield: I set it off.
Fernando Sucre: Why?

John Abruzzi: OK, after Lincoln, we go alphabetically.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Whoa, whoa, hold on A-bruzzi.


"Prison Break: By the Skin and the Teeth (#1.15)" (2006)
Fernando Sucre: Man, I'm so cold! My hands are stinging.
C-Note: You know what they say about weather in the midwest: if you don't like it, wait an hour.

Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Wait a minute - why are you changing the plan, man? We're already through that room beneath the infirmary, that's all we gotta do is get through that pipe and we're home free!
Michael Scofield: There's a reason they replaced it with a twelve-inch pipe, Darwin - people can't get through it.


"Prison Break: Unearthed (#2.9)" (2006)
Dede Franklin: Where are we going, Daddy?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Disneyland.


"Prison Break: Flight (#1.22)" (2006)
John Abruzzi: [the convicts are debating the order in which they escape from the prison] I think that after Scofield and Burrows, then we go alphabetically.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Now hold on a minute, *A*bruzzi!


"Prison Break: Pilot (#1.1)" (2005)
Michael Scofield: Sucre tells me you're local pharmacy.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [C-note looks at Sucre who nods in assent] What you need,man?
Michael Scofield: Pugnac.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: I only speak english, white boy!
Michael Scofield: Its an insulin blocker, standard over the counter variety. You can get it at any pharmacy.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: You can get that at medical then.
Michael Scofield: I cant get it in medical.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Why not?
Michael Scofield: [starts smiling] Because they're already giving me insulin shots.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [starts laughing] You're *one mixed up cracker*, you know that?
Michael Scofield: [still smiling] Can you get it for me or not?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: Only if you tell me why is it you wanna keep goin back up to medical to get insulin shots which you don't *need*?
Michael Scofield: [with a smug grin] I like the ambiance.
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: [humoring him] Uh-huh...
Michael Scofield: [holds money in his fingers] Are we in business?
[c-note takes the money, walks away]


"Prison Break: Panama (#2.20)" (2007)
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: I'm sorry if I seem a little bit sceptical, but the last time a federal agent came up in here offering me a deal, there was a string attached... that I was supposed to put around my neck.