The BEST episodes of Prison Playbook

Every episode of Prison Playbook ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Prison Playbook!

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

Last Updated: 12/27/2022Network:tvN
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The Last Chapter
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8.59
22 votes

#1 - The Last Chapter

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/18/2018

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
The 140km Pitch
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8.55
20 votes

#2 - The 140km Pitch

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/21/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Fire Drill
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8.55
20 votes

#3 - Fire Drill

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/4/2018

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
A New Obstacle
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8.55
20 votes

#4 - A New Obstacle

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/11/2018

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

Directors: Shin Won-ho
I’m Going to Quit Baseball
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8.40
25 votes

#5 - I’m Going to Quit Baseball

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/6/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
The New Prisoner
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8.40
20 votes

#6 - The New Prisoner

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/3/2018

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Bak Sa’s Abdominal Pain
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8.38
21 votes

#7 - Bak Sa’s Abdominal Pain

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/14/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
The Second Trial
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8.35
34 votes

#8 - The Second Trial

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/23/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
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The Ramyeon Box
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8.32
25 votes

#9 - The Ramyeon Box

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/7/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
New Troublesome Inmates
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8.32
19 votes

#10 - New Troublesome Inmates

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/20/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Seobu Penitentiary
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8.31
29 votes

#11 - Seobu Penitentiary

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/29/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Retirement
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8.30
27 votes

#12 - Retirement

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/30/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Watch Now:Amazon
The Special Pardon
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8.29
21 votes

#13 - The Special Pardon

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/17/2018

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Starting Baseball Again
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8.23
22 votes

#14 - Starting Baseball Again

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/13/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
Unanswered Calls
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8.15
20 votes

#15 - Unanswered Calls

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/10/2018

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho
The Sentence
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7.88
40 votes

#16 - The Sentence

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/22/2017

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.

Directors: Shin Won-ho

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