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After being accused of murdering the brother of the president of the United States, Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) is imprisoned at Fox River State Penitentiary and is sentenced to death. Convinced of his innocence, Lincoln's brother, Michael Schofield (Wentworth Miller) devises a plan to free him. Complications in the plan arise as the two brothers delve deeper into the criminal conspiracy that resulted in Lincoln's unjust incarceration.

Prison break aired for four seasons on the Fox Broadcasting Company from 2005 until 2009. In 2006 the series was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the composing work of Ramin Djawadi. The series was well received by audiences and critics and was also nominated in 2005 for a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series Drama.

The show features an ensemble cast of recurring characters, many of whom are inmates in the Fox River State Penitentiary. Characters include the cunning and deceptive Theodore T-Bag Bagwell (Robert Knepper) and the well-connected mafioso John Abruzzi (Peter Stormare). Ten actors received star billing in the first season and as the story progressed and characters were removed and introduced the series continued to maintain a large central cast.

Through a compelling cast of characters and a never-ending stream of plot twists and surprises, Prison Break captivated audiences nationwide. As the brilliant Michael Schofield attempts to free his brother, he encounters assassinations, shadowy organizations, and corrupt government officials. It becomes abundantly clear as the story unravels that Lincoln Burrows is trapped in Fox River by far more than simple walls.

4 Seasons, 80 Episodes - Canceled
August 29, 2005
Action & Adventure, Drama
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Prison Break Full Episode Guide

  • Michael makes one final attempt to get Scylla and destroy the Company.

  • Familiar faces return to help Michael end his quest to bring down The Company once and for all.

  • Pandemonium erupts at the hotel following the assassination, and Christina puts the final pieces of her plan together. Meanwhile, the General makes good on his threat, and Michael is forced to choose between saving either Lincoln or Sara.

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