The BEST Episodes of Prison Playbook

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 27, 2020

Network: TVN

With his major league baseball debut right around the corner, a star pitcher lands in prison and must learn to navigate his new world.

Episode 12

#1 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 4, 2018

While deciding which team he'll play for, Je-hyeok sets a condition that is very unlike him. Meanwhile, Crony continues his plan for payback.

star 8.75
8 votes
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 6, 2017

After the big announcement that broke the hearts of many, Je-hyeok starts showing interest in other career paths. Jean Valjean is soon to be released.

star 8.60
10 votes
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 29, 2017

After he's transferred to a new facility, Je-hyeok shares a cell with an interesting group of inmates and begins working at a prison woodshop.

star 8.43
14 votes
Episode 16

#4 - Episode 16

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 18, 2018

Even for a man as patient and steadfast as Je-hyeok, sometimes life in prison just gets to be too much, which leads him to come to a drastic decision.

star 8.43
7 votes
Episode 8

#5 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 14, 2017

Dr. Ko needs a medical exam for his abdominal pain, but with the upcoming audit, Captain Na is pickier than ever in giving out authorizations.

star 8.38
8 votes
Episode 14

#6 - Episode 14

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 11, 2018

Things finally seem to be looking up for Je-hyeok until another calamity strikes. Meanwhile, Looney and Jung-woo continue to bicker like preschoolers.

star 8.29
7 votes
Episode 7

#7 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 13, 2017

No one seems to know what kind of person Captain Yoo really is. Meanwhile at the woodshop, there's growing discontent toward the new chief.

star 8.25
8 votes
Episode 10

#8 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 21, 2017

Captain Yoo's chance at a retrial depends completely on a witness's willingness to testify. One inmate from Je-hyeok's cell prepares to say goodbye.

star 8.25
8 votes
Episode 11

#9 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 3, 2018

Led by Min-chul, Je-hyeok's cellmates are on a mission to protect Je-hyeok from the newest inmate, who's plotting to take revenge.

star 8.25
8 votes
Episode 6

#10 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 7, 2017

The arrival of the new inmate has everyone on edge. Various competitions are being held with boxes of ramen -- and something else -- up for grabs.

star 8.20
10 votes
Episode 4

#11 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 30, 2017

With a big prize at stake for the winner of a singing contest, the inmates get busy practicing. Je-hyeok needs permission to get outside medical care.

star 8.08
12 votes
Episode 9

#12 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 20, 2017

New inmates, including one with particularly troubling behavior, get assigned to Joon-ho's wing. Min-chul seeks to find out what's worrying Dr. Ko.

star 8.00
7 votes
Episode 2

#13 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 23, 2017

Je-hyeok's appeal is a week away, and everyone seems sure he'll win the case. Seagull demands that the Errand Boy sneak him a knife.

star 7.88
17 votes
Episode 1

#14 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 22, 2017

Baseball pitcher Kim Je-hyeok gets slapped with a completely unexpected prison sentence only days before his flight to Boston to join the Red Sox.

star 7.83
18 votes
Episode 15

#15 - Episode 15

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 17, 2018

Someone is plotting to make Je-hyeok's remaining months in prison as unpleasant as possible. Min-chul anxiously awaits the decision on his parole.

star 7.71
7 votes
Episode 13

#16 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 10, 2018

Je-hyeok needs to talk to Ji-ho while he has phone privileges, but time is running out. Je-hyeok's cellmates share surprising details of their pasts.

star 7.57
7 votes