Prison Break (2005–2017)
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Brother's Keeper 

Flashbacks provide exposition on how the inmates arrived at Fox River Penitentiary from The Company's framing of Lincoln to the creation of Michael's plan to save his brother's life.


Greg Yaitanes


Paul T. Scheuring (created by), Zack Estrin




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Purcell ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
Wentworth Miller ... Michael Scofield
Robin Tunney ... Veronica Donovan
Amaury Nolasco ... Fernando Sucre
Wade Williams ... Brad Bellick
Paul Adelstein ... Paul Kellerman
Robert Knepper ... Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell
Rockmond Dunbar ... Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Sara Tancredi
Michelle Forbes ... Samantha Brinker
Danny McCarthy ... Daniel Hale
Camille Guaty ... Maricruz Delgado
Mike Jones Mike Jones ... Darius
Kurt Caceres ... Hector Avila
Joe Nunez ... Manche Sanchez (as Joseph Nunez)


Three years ago, Michael discovers that the Lincoln's debt of US$ 90,000.00 permitted him to graduate in Engineering and also that his mother had no life insurance. Details of the manipulation of the footage of the surveillance camera in the parking area by Kellerman and his men are disclosed. Sara was a junkie addicted in morphine that seeks help in a rehabilitation center. C-Note was a soldier in Kuwait that was discharge with dishonor when he reported torture in the prisoners. Later, unemployed and with a dirty record, he drives an illegal truck to make some money, being arrested. Fernando robs a convenience store to date Maricruz; when he returns to rob the same convenience store to buy an engagement ring to Maricruz, his cousin Hector gives an anonymous call to the police and he is arrested. T-Bag is in love for Susan, but when she finds that he is a pedophile killer, she denounces him to the police. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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It's mentioned that Michael owns a loft. Wentworth Miller recently starred in a movie called "The Loft" where a group of friends buy a loft in secret. See more »


The name tape of Captain Meyers is on the wrong side of the uniform. It is supposed to be above the right chest pocket instead of the left. See more »


Michael Scofield: You know what I want? To not have to be the older brother to my older brother.
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A Linc To The Past
1 March 2015 | by RbDerajSee all my reviews

This episode dives deep into the past lives of many of our characters. We see the wrongdoings, the dirty secrets, the desperation, the new unseen details, and links that connect many of them together. It raised the interest level in the story greatly and all of the connections were fascinating. The back-stories and origins of our characters brought out pity, hatred, and astonishment over the unfolded conspiracies. Some of the acting wasn't anything special, but at least Veronica went from stone to wooden acting.Overall a great prequel episode with terrific writing that brought the unknown into the light and revealed facts that made things and situations make more sense.

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Release Date:

3 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

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