Prison Break Safe and Sound S04E05 (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 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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Sara spots her tail when she notices that someone went through her bag. Self says that he knows one of the cardholders. His name is Griffon Orin. He’s head of LA’s treasury bureau. Mike tasks Self to get the third card.

Mahone shows some pictures to his wife. She identifies the assassin Wyatt. She says she knows that he’s going to get him. She brings him a gun. Sara starts to run, Wyatt is on her tail. She is able to lose him.

TBag gest some pressure from his new boss to sell. However, this makes his tea drip onto the book. He discovers something hidden written in the bird book. It’s a ladder.

Mike sends Sucre and Bellick to canvass the buildings to find TBag. Self walks in to see Griffon. His Scylla card is in his safe. Griffon sends him away. He tells the crew that Scylla is in the safe.

Sara says that a guy was following her. Mahone shows her the artist’s portrait that his wife helped draw of his son’s killer. They know that a Company killer is after them. Mahone walks her through the events.

Self has the building plans. Linc and Mike start to establish their approach to Griffon’s safe. Wyatt returns to see Gretchen. Wyatt tells her that since she is somewhat immune to torture, they are starting to torture her with smells. He’s got a pail filled with disgusting stuff right next to her. Her mouth is taped shut. She’s got no choice but to smell it. The screw is almost out.

Scofield says that the safe is almost impervious. Mike spots the office next to Orin’s as a point of entry. Sara, Mahone and Roland are trying to find Wyatt.

Bellick and Sucre arrive at Gate, but the hot girl at the reception desk, whose name is Trishanne, says she doesn’t recognize TBag’s photo. She knows something is up. Mike is constructing some kind of explosive. Self is in talks with Middleton. Self is having lunch with him. Mike recalls Bellick and Sucre. They go ahead with the op. They are inside the building.

Trishanne asks TBag about the guys. She wants his commencement check. He threatens her indirectly. She wants 3% of his commissions. Self arrives to see Sam. He squeezes out a bottle of some bluish liquid on the carpet in front of his office. Linc sees that Mike is bleeding from his nose. Linc knows that something is wrong with him.

Roland says that 53 hotels match their search parameters to find Wyatt.

Sucre and Bellick pose as janitors and start cleaning up the mess that Self made. Linc and Mike are in Middleton’s office. The noise covers the drilling.

Tabak just flew to Laos. Orin said that he was flying to Asia. They might be going to the same place. Mahone poses as a PI to find Wyatt. He talks with the barmaid. She gives him a description of his rental car.

Padman arrives at the office. He sits down in Orin’s office. Mike and Linc have to stop drilling.

Mahone is hot on the trail of Wyatt, but Wyatt has outmanoeuvred him with a large bribe. Wyatt asked him to give him a call if anyone comes asking for him. Mahone pulls a gun before he can report anything to Wyatt. Now, he’s got Wyatt’s number.

Orin arrives at his office. They are meeting the finance minister of Laos for some deal. They manage to get the card. The runaway inflation in Laos has given away to food riots. Those are the headline news that Sara hears of the place. I don’t think that most people could place Laos on a map. Mike overhears Padman and Orin talking. Padman wants to see the card. Orin opens the safe and they managed to copy it just in time. Padman tells Orin that he’s asking everyone to keep their cards on their person.

Sara tells Mike that billions in counterfeit currency flooded the Laotian economy. That’s what caused the economic crisis. Mike thinks that they are trying to tear the country down to profit by helping to build it up.

Mr. Xing’s killer arrives to see TBag. He takes out a gun. It seems like Whistler was tasked to get Scylla for them. TBag has got 3 days to deliver the item.

Trishanne is thinking about calling Bellick. Grethcne manages to kill a guard using her legs and the screw. She punches it through his temple. She gets free.

They have all of the info necessary to grab the next two cards. They’ve got nothing on the General, he’s a ghost. Sara tells Mike that Gretchen was taking orders from a General, who’s in charge of the Company. Wyatt tells Padman that Gretchen just escaped. The General is made aware that Don Self just made an enhanced image search for him.

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