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 - Aired May 8, 2006
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 - Aired May 15, 2006
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 - Aired Sep 26, 2005
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 - Aired May 15, 2009
Michael tries to bring down the Company once and for all.
#5 - Riots, Drills and the Devil (2)
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 3, 2005
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 - Aired Apr 2, 2007
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 - Aired Mar 20, 2006
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 - Aired Nov 24, 2008
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 - End of the Tunnel
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 28, 2005
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.
#10 - Behind the Eyes
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2017
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.
#11 - Tonight
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 1, 2006
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.
#12 - English, Fitz or Percy
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 19, 2005
Kellerman and Hale blackmail Warden Pope. Michael finds out he might get out earlier than anticipated. Veronica becomes uncertain of her allies.
#13 - The Killing Box
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 27, 2006
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.
#14 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 29, 2005
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.
#15 - Sweet Caroline
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 5, 2007
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 - Aired Mar 27, 2006
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 - Aired Apr 17, 2006
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 - Aired Apr 24, 2006
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 - Aired Oct 24, 2005
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 - Aired Nov 21, 2005
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 - Aired Jan 22, 2007
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 - Aired Oct 2, 2006
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 - Aired Feb 26, 2007
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 - Aired Feb 18, 2008
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 - Aired Aug 29, 2005
Michael seeks help of his fellow prison inhabitants to execute his escape plans.