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
Freedom is an illusion. All that matters is staying alive. (Season 2)
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The electric chair is not used as a primary instrument of execution in the State of Illinois where the series is set. Originally, the method of execution scripted for Lincoln's death was via lethal injection. For shock value, however, this was changed to the electric chair. The State of Illinois currently has a moratorium on the death penalty. See more
The series takes place over a 1 year period, all in 2005, yet the model of Cadillac Escalade being driven is at the earliest a 2007 model. 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!
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