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Breakout Kings, a criminal television drama, lasted for two seasons on A&E. The series ran from March 6, 2011 to April 29, 2012 when the show was cancelled. The series features convicts and U.S. Marshals working together to capture high profile fugitives. The government promises the convicts shortened prison terms for every person apprehended.

The first season focuses on fleshing out the characters, introducing new relationships and establishing the direction of the show. In the pilot, the team gels as they work to track down money from a bank robbery. In the second episode, they follow a sadistic torturer who captured a woman as they race and eventually rescue her. In the third show, T-Bag, formerly of the series Prison Break, escapes from prison as the team pursues him to Canada. The fourth episode highlights an escaped pedophile and retraces the team's journey to his victims and his family. In the fifth show, the team focuses on catching a murderous woman who tried to escape from prison by conning men to help her. The sixth episode follows a felon with a chip on his shoulder against the government. The seventh show tracks a couple who skips through the area on a crime spree. In episode eight, two inmates creatively escape prison in a coffin as the team pursues. The ninth episode features a jewel thief on the verge of his biggest heist. In episode 10, the team unravels the clues as they follow a contract killer intent on completing unfinished business. In episode 11, a dangerous schizophrenic carries a young woman into the mountains for a perverted ceremony. The twelfth show highlights a literal breakout when a semi-truck crashes through prison walls. The final show of season one features a female drug lord about to turn over the family business to her son.

Season two starts off as an inmate uses spoons from a holy book sent into prison to create weapons. In episode two, two inmates sneak out through a hidden passageway. The third episode focuses on a young inmate trying to bargain for safety from other prisoners. Episode four features an inmate repairing a vehicle who recruits a second prisoner or help. The fifth show follows an inmate dealing with bullying from another prisoner. Episode six recounts a writing instructor inside a women's facility as she is taunted and then attacked by her students. The seventh show explores the interaction between a guard and an inmate as the inmate goes to his cell. Episode eight follows a con as he escapes from the cuffs of his workmate. The ninth episode tracks a circus escape artist. The final show leaves the team with an impossible decision left unanswered.

Breakout Kings is a Drama series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 2011. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

Breakout Kings is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Breakout Kings on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

2 Seasons, 24 Episodes
March 6, 2011
Cast: Laz Alonso
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Breakout Kings Full Episode Guide

  • The conflict between Damian Fontleroy and the Breakout Kings climaxes when Damian abducts Ray's daughter.

  • Max Doyle grew up in the circus and felt like he never belonged. In an effort to deal with these feelings, he became a talented escape artist.

  • Ex-Navy SEAL Jonah Whitman escapes from prison and is armed and dangerous.

  • A convict gets fed up with the daily harassment from one of the guards and kills him. He escapes to find his true love. He loves her so much in fact, that he killed her abusive stepfather. The girl, however, has moved on.

  • A female prisoner escapes and shows up at the home of a volunteer and stabs her husband. However, investigators discover the volunteer and inmate had been working together.

  • The Breakout Kings work to find out how a convict commits a crime without leaving the walls of the prison.

  • An escaped convict goes on a killing spree ignited by a hopeless medical diagnosis he received.

  • Travis Muncey, actor and stool pigeon, escapes from prison. The Breakout Kings find him and then discover that Travis is the key to capturing an even bigger fish. Things get serious when one of the team is kidnapped, the team works hard to reunite.

  • A group of convicts access a subterranean tunnel to get to a home near the prison, and one of them is an undercover agent whose allegiance may be compromised.

  • In the second-season premiere, the team search for a merciless serial killer that Lloyd helped to convict. Meanwhile, Charlie gets offered a promotion, putting the fate of the program in jeopardy.

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  • Carmen Vega, the ruthless queen pin of a drug cartel, escapes during the funeral of her slain son. Her plan, get the family business back in control and hand it down to her son Cesar.

  • An 18 wheeler crashes into the prison wall and an armored car races from the back of the truck, containing several convicted felons hiding inside. Investigators discover the group is being lead by Ronald Barnes and that he is using his fellow cons to his advantage. Barnes will kill anyone that gets in his way and the Breakout Kings must outsmart him before it's too late.

  • A violent schizophrenic with the skills of an outdoor survivalist and a history of ritualistic killing is off his meds and on the prowl.

  • A handsome, rich, and cunning jewel thief, Andre, escapes from prison. The Breakout Kings must track him down and determine just what he's been plotting and stop him before its too late.

  • An overweight inmate is poisoned and his coffin is used as a "Trojan Horse" for two inmates to escape the Cayuga Correctional Facility.

  • A modern-day Bonnie and Clyde escape from prison and go on a crime and killing spree.

  • Christian Beaumont has a bone to pick with the prison system and the entire system of organized government.

  • The team searches for a ruthless female fugitive convicted of murdering her husband after stabbing him 48 times.

  • Joe, a convicted pedophile, disguises himself as a crew member on a film shoot and runs. The team frantically searches for him before he is able to commit any more crimes. Meanwhile, Erica is determined to see her six-year-old daughter on her birthday and Charlie's wife urges him to take her on a much-needed vacation.

  • T-Bag, a sociopath with a prosthetic hand, escapes and commits a series of crimes.

  • Xavier Price, a "collector" of women, escapes from prison in the midst of a candlelight vigil outside the penitentiary and holds a woman captive. Investigators race to save the woman.

  • Two U.S. Marshals use convicted felons to catch dangerous criminals who've escaped from prison. The incentive for the convicted felons to assist in this special task force is a one month reduction off their own sentences for each success.

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