Prison Break Scylla S04E01 (Fox)

Prison Break is an American serial drama television series that premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on August 29, 2005. The story revolves around a man named Lincoln Burrows who was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit and his brother Michael Scofield’s elaborate plan to help him escape his death sentence.

Created by Paul Scheuring, the show is produced by Adelstein-Parouse Productions in association with Original Television and 20th Century Fox Television. The current executive producers are Paul Scheuring, Matt Olmstead, Kevin Hooks, Marty ,Brett Ratner.

The show is currently in its third season. The uniqueness of Prison Break is attributed to its serialized story structure, a similar format used by Lost and 24, and to its setting, as very few television series were primarily set and filmed in a prison. Its success and recognition as a prison drama revived interest in the genre following the success of Oz.

From the Wikipedia entry of Prison Break.
I’m a bit late, but the fourth season of Prison Break just started. Three shows have already been aired. I wondered how I would find these episodes. This episode was actually pretty good. I was surprised by a number of things, including the return of Sara. I found it strange that the Homeland wanted to assemble the crew once again to go against the Company.It was also strange to see some major characters disappear from the show in this episode. I didn’t mind, and it was all in good fun. I’m looking forward to the next shows.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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It’s three weeks later. Michael has found the trace of Whistler again. He’s with Gretchen in LA. Scofield wants to kill her. She’s the one who killed Sarah.

Mahone is driving Gretchen and Whistler around. Scofield is surveilling them arrive at their location. They are planning on leaving/recuperating a memory card. Scofield poses as a delivery man from the catering company and gets inside. He changes to infiltrate the party. He’s got a gun.

Whistler is in his meeting. He wants to buy some technology from a broker. He has been negotiating this deal for months. Whistler wants to purchase the card. He’s paying 50 million for it. He gets the card. The broker says that the Company will do anything to get it back. Whistler shoots them once he has the card and leaves. Scofield follows. Whistler copies the card. Scofield surprises him with the gun. He wants him to call Gretchen/Susan. Whistler says that he’s not the enemy. Gretchen arrives. She denies that she killed Sarah. She says that Sarah escaped. Sarah is still alive. Whistler is taking out his gun. Scofield is too slow. Whistler has the advantage. Scofield surrenders his gun. Whistler drops of the copied card to someone waiting for it.

Gretchen goes to the Mojave Desert in California to see Pad Man. The General says that they have nothing. It’s a duplicate. Gretchen is scrambling for excuses. Pad Man blames her for the failure. A black hitman comes out to kill her.

Linc is still in Panama City. Michael gives him a call. LJ and Sofia are OK. Sona burned down a few days ago. He tells him that Gretchen told him that Sarah is still alive. It turns out that LJ only heard them kill Sarah and Linc isn’t sure about what he saw. It was pretty dark. He didn’t positively identify her.

Bellick and Sucre arrive in the Arizona desert. They are waiting for Bellick’s mom. She was waiting for them.

Scofield accesses their BB to see that someone posted info on Sarah. Mahone is waiting for him at the pier. Mahone says that he is working with Whistler against the Company. Mahone says that Gretchen is dead. He says that they were there to get the Company’s data card. It lists all of their agents and all of their operations. They refer to it as Scylla. Whistler wants to talk with Scofield. He’s got info on Sarah. They set a meet. They need to break into a secure facility in order to decode the card. His bird book had clues on how to proceed, now they will need to do it themselves. Sarah may have bought a bus ticket in Santa Fe to head to Chicago. Scofield isn’t interested. He wants to find Sarah. Mahone insists that she isn’t safe while the Company is out there. Whistler is shot and killed while talking. The killer takes the card and leaves.

TBag is in his hotel room in Panama. He’s got Whistler’s book. He’s going after Scofield. He leaves the nun-whore and goes. He’s going to the US via Coyotes.

The hitman gives Pad Man the card. He checks it and it looks genuine. He gives it back to the man who was at the party. He took the card from Whistler’s drop. Pad Man tells the hitman to clean house. Everyone associated with this debacle must be terminated.

Mahone gives his wife Pam a call. She wants him back. In Panama, Linc spots a tail on them. He knows something is up. He takes Sofia and LJ away. They get cornered by an assassin. In the struggle, the assassin is shot. The cops are there. Linc surrenders, he doesn’t run. Sofia and LJ make it away.

Pam gets a visit from the hitman. He wants to find Alex. He says that he’s not with the government. He barges in to interrogate her further. He knows that she’s had contact with Alex.

Scofield is in Chicago. He calls Bruce Bennett. He ‘s looking for Sarah. He wants to meet in front of the Drake Hotel. Before Mike can get an answer, he gets arrested by two cops.

Special Agent Self from Homeland Security wants to know about Whistler’s death. He was an independent contractor for the Company for ten years. He was working on a way to get Scylla for the Homeland. In exchange for Scylla, Mike gets to walk free. Mike wants to find Sarah Tancredi. Self says that the only way to go ahead is do it off the books. Linc is already on his way after being detained by the Panamanian police. Self organized his extradition. He’ll serve his time in the US. Mike’s father spent his last years going after Scylla.

Mahone comes to see his wife. He finds the cops waiting. It’s apparent that his family was killed by the hitman.

Sucre sees his daughter for the first time. Her sister betrayed him to the authorities. He runs away but they get caught by the cops. It looks like someone is trying to round up the crew for a new op, this Scylla op. They’ll all end up working for the Homeland.

The Coyotes are planning on robbing TBag. Linc arrives to see Mike. Self says that Sucre, Bellick and Mahone have been arrested. They will help out. Self says that once they have the card, they will need to break into the Company’s HQ in order to break the encryption. Self has been going after the Company for five years. Mike thinks that they will both be dead if they take Self’s deal. They are both informed that someone posted their bail. He leaves their dad’s file on the Company. Bruce Bennett posted the bail. He takes them for a drive. Mike meets Sarah. She’s still alive and breathing. He tells her about his deal to take down the Company. Sarah shows him her the scars on her back from her torture by the Company. This more than anything else convinces Michael. They get shot at by the hitman. They all have to escape quickly. He phones Self to say that they are in. They go to see their partners at the Homeland. Mahone, Sucre and Bellick are waiting. Mahone looks distraught. They all know that TBag has the book. TBag was just robbed by the Coyotes. He still has the book.

Mike is getting his tattoos removed by laser without any sedatives. They are flying to Panama to get TBag.

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