Prison Break: Season 4, Episode 3

Shut Down (8 Sep. 2008)

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In Los Angeles, Michael argues with Agent Self since there are six cards and not only one. The agent gives the rest of the day to find a second card holder; otherwise the project would be shutdown by The Powers That Be and the group would be sent to prison. Mahone calls Agent Lang in Gainesville, Florida, and asks her information about the death of his son. Lincoln overhears the conversation. Wyatt tortures Bruce with drugs; when he gets the information that Sara is in LA, he kills his victim. Agent Self meets Director Herb and ask him to call Senator Dalo to give more time to Michael and his crew, but Herb refuses. Roland discovers that his device has copied the PDA of Tuxhorn, and he notes that he received one e-mail from London and two others from a server in Anaheim. They use Sara to help Michael and Roland to break in the building where the server is located. Sara steals a security card, and when she is arrested by the security guard, Michael activates the fire alarm, but he is ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When Michael Scofield was in Anaheim he needed a card to gain access to the main server room. He managed to swipe one from the clerk's desk but he never gave it to his brother who was waiting outside. It's never explained how Lincoln got in. See more »

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Roland Glenn: [to Lincoln] I've even tried a backdoor entry. You were in prison, I'm sure you were familiar with that one.
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Shutdown and the Five Card Holders
19 November 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Los Angeles, Michael argues with Agent Self since there are six cards and not only one. The agent gives the rest of the day to find a second card holder; otherwise the project would be shutdown by The Powers That Be and the group would be sent to prison. Mahone calls Agent Lang in Gainesville, Florida, and asks her information about the death of his son. Lincoln overhears the conversation. Wyatt tortures Bruce with drugs; when he gets the information that Sara is in LA, he kills his victim. Agent Self meets Director Herb and ask him to call Senator Dalo to give more time to Michael and his crew, but Herb refuses. Roland discovers that his device has copied the PDA of Tuxhorn, and he notes that he received one e-mail from London and two others from a server in Anaheim. They use Sara to help Michael and Roland to break in the building where the server is located. Sara steals a security card, and when she is arrested by the security guard, Michael activates the fire alarm, but he is trapped with Roland in the server room without oxygen. Lincoln rescues them with an ax, and while checking the e-mails from the data copied by Roland, the computer freezes and they discover that the project has terminated. They try to escape but the GPS in their ankles give their position to Agent Self and his agents. They hijack a cab and Michael discovers the fives card holders in a meeting in a power plant in Newport Beach. Agent Self calls himself Senator Dalo and the project restarts, but with him isolated like an island and without the support of Herb. Meanwhile T-Bag deciphers part of Whistler's codes and contacts the Gate's executive White using the identity of Cole Pfeiffer. Lincoln promises Mahone to help him to capture the responsible for the death of his son.

This third episode is engaging and I liked the bond of Lincoln with Mahone. The sympathy he feels for the former FBI Agent, projecting LJ's recent situation in Panama with Cameron, is for me the highest part of the show. On the contrary, the coincidences of the termination of the Scylla's Project and Michael finding the other five card holders is a forced situation, but who cares? Unfortunately the initial chemistry between Michael and Sara is gone and they do not form a romantic pair, actually they look like good partners. The cleverness of Mahone and T-Bag are also great parts of the show. My vote is nine.

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