Prison Break (2005–2017)
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Michael, Mahone, Sucre and Lincoln try to get into the house where Scylla is being kept safe. T-Bag and Sancho head to San Diego in the desert.


Kevin Hooks, Bobby Roth


Paul Scheuring (created by) (as Paul T. Scheuring), Zack Estrin | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Purcell ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
Wentworth Miller ... Michael Scofield
Michael Rapaport ... Don Self
Amaury Nolasco ... Fernando Sucre
Wade Williams ... Brad Bellick
Robert Knepper ... Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell
Chris Vance ... James Whistler
Danay Garcia ... Sofia Lugo
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe ... Gretchen Morgan
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Dr. Sara Tancredi
William Fichtner ... Alexander 'Alex' Mahone
James Hiroyuki Liao ... Roland Glenn
Cress Williams ... Wyatt
Troy Ruptash ... Jasper
Leon Russom ... General Jonathan Krantz


In LA, General Krantz tells Wyatt that he wants Michael, Lincoln and Mahone dead. Agent Self forces Michael and his crew to wear monitor around their ankles, and their first assignment is to find the Scylla card. Mahone recalls that Whistler delivered the card to a card holder, and he noted that the driver probably would be a retired military. Using the information from the IRS, they find the identity of the driver. Meanwhile, T-Bag and Sancho head to San Diego in the desert. The hungry Sancho attacks T-Bag, who kills the Mexican while defending himself, and survives eating part of him. Later he gets a ride to San Diego with two bikers' sportsmen. Michael's team tracks the driver to the fortress of Spectroleum CEO Stuart Tuxhorn. The hacker Roland Glenn joins the team and gives a digital black hole device that copies any digital information when close to the source. Michael asks Sara to plant the device in the housekeeper's purse to bring the device inside the house and they succeed ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Bellick suggestively mentions they are like DC Comic's Suicide Squad when he mentions they are a group of cons that's task is basically suicide and that they are basically expendable. Wentworth Miller (Michael Scofield) and Dominic Purcell (Lincoln Burrows) are in DC Comic's show The Flash were they are cons named Captain Cold and Heat Wave who also get a spin off called "The Legends of Tomorrow" where a group of rag-tags join together to finish an almost impossible mission in which they all could die. See more »


The slip of paper with "Scylla" written on it had the impression of the word on it as if someone had written the same, single word before on the notepad, torn the sheet off and written it again. See more »


[first lines]
Michael Scofield: [narrating] My name is Michael Scofield, and I'm a fugitive. Three weeks ago, I was in a Panamanian prison. While I was there, I was approached by the Company. The Company is a corrupt organization involved in all levels of industry and government. They gave me two options: break one of their men, James Whistler, out of that prison or else they would kill the only woman I ever loved, Dr. Sara Tancredi. I held up my end of the deal, and I broke Whistler out. But the Company ... They ...
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Worst episode of the show.
11 March 2013 | by axel-kochSee all my reviews

"Dr. Sara Tancredi. The only woman I ever loved." Oh come on! Even the least talented screenwriters out there realize that this is much too camp! Michael Scofield's monologue at the beginning, from which this is excerpted, marks as a fairly bad season opener already after 2 minutes. Sadly, nothing gets any better after that. The writers had some grand ideas again (caution: sarcasm), like killing two major roles of season 3 in the first 15 minutes or all convicts somehow escaping Sona because this "high security prison" just burns down. Furthermore, the return of Sara is made very bad, which makes it really difficult for me to like the fact that she's back again. But I'm not done yet: what's up with all the escaped convicts thinking that they can just go around like normal people, while in season 2 they had fake IDs and hiding places and stuff? Of course, each of them gets caught in the first half an hour and of course Michael's highest amount of jail time is 15 years, I'm sure this is a proper amount of time after escaping two penitentiaries and killing someone. I can't exactly say where this episode ends and #2 starts because it's a double episode, but until minute 46, nearly everything that happened was absolutely stupid. This is nothing less than the worst episode of the whole series.

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