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.
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 also pretty good. Even if you think that they wouldn’t really find a way to continue the narrative, it continues to be riveting. The crew is faced with multiple problems on a lot of different fronts. Will they be able to find a way through them?
Warning: Spoilers ahead.
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Self is getting rid of Tricia-Ann’s body. Self calls Stanton at DHS. He pretends that he’s been shot by Scofield. He frames Burrows as his killer. Self needs to find Gretchen. He’s still got TBag.
The General is briefing his team. Howard Scuderi isn’t happy with the General. He’s shot by the General.
Mike has got a small chip with him. The DHS storm the warehouse. Stanton calls Scofield and tells them to surrender. They learn that Self pinned two murders on them. Mike wants to flush out Self and take Scylla back. He doesn’t want to run.
Lisa is pissed that her dad shot Scuderi. TBag and Gretchen are being hunted down by the Company and the cops. Mahone thinks that Self is going after Gretchen next. Self is heading to Gretchen’s home.
Gretchen comes to the house where the Fang people are. She finds them all dead. Linc calls her. She says that she doesn’t know where Scylla is. She says that Self is probably looking for another buyer. Gretchen gets a call from her sister. Self is there. He tells her to come home.
Susan and TBag were waiting at Gate with submachine guns. They were up to something.
Stanton briefs the senator. Richard Suitor from the US Marshall Service arrives. He wants to be briefed on what happened with Scofield and Burrows.
Gretchen arrives with a gun. Self disarms her quickly enough. He wants her to find him a new buyer for Scylla. Gretchen is about to give up the team to DHS. Self has got her daughter.
Burrows is caught at the meet. Mike manages to get away. Mike calls Gretchen. She hands off the phone to Self. Gretchen says that Vican is the conduit to selling Scylla. There are about 5 people in the world who know what to do with Scylla.
The Senator informs Linc that they are aware of Self’s ruse. They want them to testify against Self in exchange for full immunity. He phones Mike. Senator Conrad Dallow promises that everything is over. They have to come in.
Mike goes to see DHS by himself. Mahone tells Sara and Sucre that their part involves getting on a bus out of the city. Conrad and Dallow talk privately about this mess-up. Stanton says that they are facing up to 15 years in jail for conducting an operation on American soil. They decide to kill everyone. Stanton pulls out a gun. He sends Suitor away. Stanton is shot by Suitor. He’s working for the Company.
Gretchen and Self go to see their buyer. Self is playing amateur hour. He hands over Scylla. The buyer could just have them shot. Sara and Sucre arrive at the warehouse. They overpower Suitor. Linc shoots him. Dallow says that he won’t say a word about the operation. He walks away. The last evidence of the op is in a briefcase on the conference table.
The guy says that Scylla is incomplete. That’s the chip that Mike has. Self calls Mike.
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