The Best Episodes of Prison Break


#1 - Go 8.55

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.

Directors: Dean White
Riots, Drills and the Devil (1)

#2 - Riots, Drills and the Devil (1) 8.43

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.

Directors: Robert Mandel

#3 - Flight 8.39

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.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
Riots, Drills and the Devil (2)

#4 - Riots, Drills and the Devil (2) 8.33

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.

Directors: Vern Gillum
Killing Your Number

#5 - Killing Your Number 8.28

Season 4 - Episode 22

Michael tries to bring down the Company once and for all.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
English, Fitz or Percy

#6 - English, Fitz or Percy 8.23

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.

Directors: Randall Zisk

#7 - Pilot 8.21

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.

Directors: Brett Ratner

#8 - Sona 8.20

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.

Directors: Kevin Hooks

#9 - Tonight 8.19

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.

Directors: Bobby Roth
The Killing Box

#10 - The Killing Box 8.16

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.

Directors: Bobby Roth
End of the Tunnel

#11 - End of the Tunnel 8.16

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.

Directors: Sanford Bookstaver
The Old Head

#12 - The Old Head 8.15

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.

Directors: Jace Alexander

#13 - Tweener 8.13

Season 1 - Episode 9

Abruzzi's demotion in the prison hierachy puts the entire escape plan at risk. Michael finds himself in the uneviable position of trying to protect T-Bag's new "fish" and facing the threat of T-Bag exposing the plan to the guards. The inmates dig themselves into a hole.

Directors: Matt Earl Beesley
The Rat

#14 - The Rat 8.12

Season 1 - Episode 14

Veronica and Nick request a judge to postpone Lincoln's execution. A C.O. becomes suspicious about a broken door.

Directors: Kevin Hooks

#15 - Allen 8.12

Season 1 - Episode 2

Michael seeks help of his fellow prison inhabitants to execute his escape plans.

Directors: Michael Watkins
Cute Poison

#16 - Cute Poison 8.12

Season 1 - Episode 4

Veronica keeps uncovering new information regarding Lincoln's case and decides she wants to work on the case full-time. When no one wants to help her on the case, Nick Savrinn (an attorney) offers his assistance and the two of them visit Lincoln.

Directors: Matt Earl Beesley

#17 - Selfless 8.09

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.

Directors: Michael Switzer
Sweet Caroline

#18 - Sweet Caroline 8.08

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.

Directors: Dwight Little

#19 - Bluff 8.08

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.

Directors: Jace Alexander
The Key

#20 - The Key 8.07

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.

Directors: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
By the Skin and the Teeth

#21 - By the Skin and the Teeth 8.06

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.

Directors: Fred Gerber

#22 - Manhunt 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 1

As eight hours has passed since the escape, Michael, Lincoln, Sucre, C-Note and Abruzzi attempt to evade their seekers. Bellick is forced to relinquish the command of the search party to FBI Special Agent Alexander Mahone whose ingenious approach makes Michael's life as a fugitive harder. As a result from her overdose, Dr. Tancredi is in critical condition. A short-handed T-Bag faces the ultimate challenge.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
Sleight of Hand

#23 - Sleight of Hand 8.04

Season 1 - Episode 10

Michael is forced to give up Fibonacci's location to Philly Falzone, and Kellerman and Hale get a little unwanted help to track down LJ who has gone missing. Veronica and Nick uncover evidence against the man Lincoln was convicted of murdering.

Directors: Dwight Little
And Then There Were 7

#24 - And Then There Were 7 8.02

Season 1 - Episode 11

The escapees and Dr. Tancredi are shocked when they learn the identity of Michael's visitor, who brings with her a very important piece of the escape plan.

Directors: Jesús Salvador Treviño
John Doe

#25 - John Doe 8.01

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.

Directors: Kevin Hooks