Prison Break: Season 4, Episode 17

The Mother Lode (17 Apr. 2009)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 1,008 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

Lincoln and his men (Self, T-Bag, Mahone) are trying to find Scylla. They try to find a clue for the key from the fake buyer who killed Gretchen. They find a Church and an Estate that ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by) (as Paul T. Scheuring) ,
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 12 Apr 2012
 
a list of 1117 titles
created 06 Feb 2014
 
a list of 22 titles
created 18 Apr 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "The Mother Lode" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Mother Lode (17 Apr 2009)

The Mother Lode (17 Apr 2009) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Prison Break.
« Previous Episode | 74 of 81 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Fernando Sucre (credit only)
...
...
Gretchen Morgan (credit only)
...
...
...
...
Trucker
...
Priest
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Lincoln and his men (Self, T-Bag, Mahone) are trying to find Scylla. They try to find a clue for the key from the fake buyer who killed Gretchen. They find a Church and an Estate that matches with key. When Lincoln and Mahone investigate the Estate, Lincoln finds a picture of him with his mother. Mahone finds out that, picture was edited and some clue about meeting place. Lincoln takes the meeting and finds his mother. Christina wants 2 days from Lincoln for eliminating Krantz. By the way Company's men finds Michael and Sara, they run away with truck and escape again. At last Lincoln goes to meeting place again and beginning of the end starts. Written by Selim ARIKAN

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Edit

Details

Release Date:

17 April 2009 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Lincoln Burrows: [about a photo of Lincoln and his pregnant mother] It's been doctored.
Alex Mahone: I'm not sure about that. The lighting, the shadows, they all sync up perfectly.
Lincoln Burrows: But this is a '78 Zephyr. Michael was born in '76.
Alex Mahone: You're the only one who could have picked up on that. She doctored that for you.
See more »

Soundtracks

Main Titles
Composed by Ramin Djawadi
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The beginning of the end
18 April 2009 | by (France) – See all my reviews

After all these weeks of hiatus I almost forgot everything about Prison Break. However the first minutes quickly managed to refresh my memories and the story was right back on track. The interesting part is that Michael and Lincoln are nearly working against each other and the Company are using these new antagonistic characters at their advantage. But for the General it's not as easy as before considering the new enemies he has. So all these elements make the story even more catchy but there're still many others that bother me. For example I found the episode rather long when it had the usual duration. It's a bad thing because it means it was a bit boring. Maybe it was the whole Michael and Sara plot because I don't believe anymore in their relationship. It's always about Michael and not about Sara when developing both characters would be far much more interesting. Moreover seeing Michael pulling out smart solutions, like a MacGyver, is not as appealing as it used to be. Otherwise Lincoln and his wacky team saved the episode, specially T-Bag and Alex. In fact I can't wait to see what William Fichtner will do once Prison Break is over because he's such a charismatic and talented actor !

So to sum things up I'm sure fans are glad Prison Break is back. Because even if some things got old there're still many things to appeal the audience. Moreover this episode ended with a cliffhanger so we better stay tuned…


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
First time watcher... graulaw
fave season? freshsgrlkt
New Prison Break Season comming! nico230383
Binge Viewing.... imarshad
Did Michael ruin Sara's life? mybabyblue
A brilliant show.. lil_miss_independent92
Discuss The Mother Lode (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?