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Prison Break 

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Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.

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Series cast summary:
...  Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows / ... 90 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Michael Scofield 90 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell 87 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Fernando Sucre 79 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Sara Tancredi / ... 77 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Brad Bellick 63 episodes, 2005-2008
...  Alexander 'Alex' Mahone / ... 59 episodes, 2006-2009
...  Paul Kellerman 49 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin 43 episodes, 2005-2017
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An innocent man is framed for the homicide of the Vice President's brother and scheduled to be executed at a super-max penitentiary, thus it's up to his younger brother to save him with his genius scheme: install himself in the same prison by holding up a bank and, as the final month ticks away, launch the escape plan step-by-step to break the both of them out, with his full-body tattoo acting as his guide; a tattoo which hides the layout of the prison facility and necessary clues vital to the escape. Written by filipfilipovich@hotmail.com

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Breaking out was easy, getting away will be hard (Season 2). See more »


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Trivia

The initial order was for 10 episodes, but ended up being trimmed to 9. According to creator Paul T. Scheuring, one of the things they would have explored more was Sucre's storyline on the boat. See more »

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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 »

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Dr. Marvin Gudat: I can promise you nothing.
Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell: Story of my life.
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Referenced in Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) See more »

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Great Show
12 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Excellent acting and well written. One of those shows that you can't wait until the next episode and even more credible than "24" which, I have to say, this past year got a little out there. It's great and well worth your time.

Wentworth Miller brings a stoic dignity to the role, earnest and steadfast. Dominic Purcell is wonderful as his brother on the cusp of needing to believe his brother will help him. Peter Stormare is creepy as only he can be. And Stacy Keech is refreshing as an atypically concerned prison warden. Nick Santora and Paul Scheuring's writing is spot on and intriguing, leaving you wishing that this was a novel so that the pages could be turned faster. I would encourage any who have the fortitude to watch this show. Pure gold.


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