Structural Engineer Michael Scofield turns himself in to the Fox River Penitentiary in order to break out his brother Lincoln Burrows, who is on death row for the murder of the Vice President's brother. But Lincoln was set up by some of the Company (an agency formed by corrupt government officials) guys, headed by General Jonathan Krantz. Michael breaks out from Fox River with his brother Lincoln and other convicts. Written by
The only thing harder than breaking out is breaking in. (Season 4)
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Did You Know?
The filming location, the old Joliet Prison, actually only has cells stacked two high. To be able to show the cells stacked three high, a studio set was constructed. See more
When the show cuts away to "Blackfoot, MT" it often shows a mountain range. The range shown is actually the Tetons, featuring Mt. Moran, which are located in northwestern Wyoming, not in Montana. See more
I thought your cousin was trying to move in on your girl.
That's my other cousin but thanks for briniging that up, jackass!
Referenced in Face Off: Scene of the Crime