The BEST Episodes of Prison Break
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2019
Network: FOX (US)
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.
#1 - Go
Season 1 - Episode 21
Everyone's ready to make their escapes across the high wire. Veronica and Nick realize they may be in over their heads. And Agent Kellerman helps Vice President Reynolds calm down before her debate.
#2 - Flight
Season 1 - Episode 22
As the escape is in progress, Warden Pope and Captain Bellick begin a search to detain the escapees. Michael and co. have to reach the aircraft fast as the police is hot on their heels. Veronica discovers a major piece of evidence that could prove Lincoln's innocence. The Vice President is worried about losing her authority.
#3 - Riots, Drills and the Devil (1)
Season 1 - Episode 6
Michael creates a lockdown by sabotaging the air conditioning in order to execute his breakout plan properly, and unintentionally causes a riot that gets Sara into huge trouble. Meanwhile, an ex-con is blackmailed into seeing to that Lincoln is killed.
#4 - Killing Your Number
Season 4 - Episode 22
Michael tries to bring down the Company once and for all.
#5 - Riots, Drills and the Devil (2)
Season 1 - Episode 7
While the riot intensifies, Abruzzi and Sucre join forces. Michael must decide whether or not to save the life of Dr. Tancredi.
#6 - Sona
Season 2 - Episode 22
Michael tries to save his brother and himself from the unstoppable Mahone. Kellerman's testimony at Sarah's trial proves different from what was expected, could this be the end for Sarah? Sucre puts everything on the line to save his Maricruz. Just like old times, T-Bag and Bellick are at it again but this time there will be a winner.
#7 - The Rat
Season 1 - Episode 14
Veronica and Nick request a judge to postpone Lincoln's execution. A C.O. becomes suspicious about a broken door.
#8 - Selfless
Season 4 - Episode 12
Sara takes a hostage in a bid to secure Scylla. In the meantime, Michael and Lincoln finally meet the General while one of their members switches allegiance.
#9 - Behind the Eyes
Season 5 - Episode 9
Dangerous threats keep Michael and Lincoln fighting to protect Sara and Mike; Poseidon's attempts to outsmart Michael and the rest of the gang lead them to the ultimate showdown.
#10 - Tonight
Season 1 - Episode 20
Westmoreland wants Michael to speed up the planned escape, and gets Bellick one step closer to unraveling it. Michael has to decide whether to involve Sara in the breakout plan. Tweener's devotion is put to a test. Veronica finds out that her ally unexpectedly has a connection to an inmate serving time at Fox River.
#11 - End of the Tunnel
Season 1 - Episode 13
With Lincoln's execution scheduled for the following day, Veronica comes out of hiding to contact him and gains an ally. Kellerman makes the ultimate sacrifice to preserve the conspiracy. Michael looks for a way to get Lincoln out of solitary confinement in time for the escape that evening. The inmates risk everything as they attempt their escape.
#12 - English, Fitz or Percy
Season 1 - Episode 5
Kellerman and Hale blackmail Warden Pope. Michael finds out he might get out earlier than anticipated. Veronica becomes uncertain of her allies.
#13 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Michael Scofield, a structural engineer, attempts to rob a bank in order to get incarcerated at Fox River State Penitentiary, where his brother Lincoln Burrows, accused of murdering the Vice President's brother, is scheduled to be executed. At Fox River, Michael approaches a number of inmates, all of whom play an important role in his plan to free his brother from the inside. Meanwhile, agents Kellerman and Hale are determined to make sure the execution goes through as planned. Lincoln's son LJ gets into trouble.
#14 - The Killing Box
Season 2 - Episode 13
Bellick is anything but happy about his sudden homecoming-to Fox River.Elsewhere, Michael and Lincoln might face a homecoming of their own. Mahone and Kellerman use everything they got to make certain that Michael and Lincoln do not get through their road trip alive.Sucre's getaway plane encounters some difficulties. T-Bag closes on Mrs. Hollander.
#15 - Sweet Caroline
Season 2 - Episode 19
An unlikely alliance forms between Bellick and Sucre while Michael is determined to face the president. T-Bag gets into some trouble when he loses his luggage and C-Note faces major consequences after some of his actions.
#16 - By the Skin and the Teeth
Season 1 - Episode 15
As Lincoln is about to be executed, he briefly sees his father in the viewing room. A phone call from judge Kessler delays the execution. After reviewing the newly surfaced evidence, the judge orders the exhumation of Steadman's body. Michael creates a new, more dangerous, break-out plan, involving going through the prison yard. An accident puts Michael's new plan in danger.
#17 - Bluff
Season 1 - Episode 18
In an effort to recreate the missing piece of the tattoo, Michael gets transferred to the psych ward, seeking the help of Haywire. T-Bag and C-Note have to join forces.
#18 - The Key
Season 1 - Episode 19
Michael must get the key to the infirmary and enlist the help of an old face, while Lincoln learns the identity of his kidnapper and another inmate learns of the escape.
#19 - The Old Head
Season 1 - Episode 8
Michael finds out a storeroom fundamental to his escape plans has been converted into a break room. Veronica and Nick are being threatened.
#20 - Odd Man Out
Season 1 - Episode 12
Michael sees proof his plan is working, so he begins to overcome the last obstacle. As the escape draws near, the group tries to reduce its number by one and targets T-Bag.
#21 - John Doe
Season 2 - Episode 14
Bellick gets a taste of the medicine he gave out when he was the Captain and Agent Mahone's ex-wife makes another appearance.
#22 - Buried
Season 2 - Episode 7
Michael, Sucre, T-Bag and C-Note claim the hidden treasure.An anxious Lincoln risks everything to get to LJ. LJ grows wary about the easy getaway. Kellerman rethinks where his loyalties lie after Sara gets to The Company's hit list. Mahone results to deadly force to get the truth out of Tweener.
#23 - Wash
Season 2 - Episode 18
T-Bag digs deep and finds his 'nice-side' with the help of a psychiatrist. Michael, Lincoln, and Sarah get their hands on evidence needed to bring down The Company, while Kellerman is close to finding the President.
#24 - The Art of the Deal
Season 3 - Episode 13
Michael and Lincoln are left with no choice but to hand Whistler over in exchange to save LJ and Sofia. A familiar face enters Sona while another inmate leaves.
#25 - Allen
Season 1 - Episode 2
Michael seeks help of his fellow prison inhabitants to execute his escape plans.