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  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 29, 2005
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  • Summary: Prison Break is a drama from executive producers Brett Ratner, Paul Scheuring, Matt Olmstead, Marty Adelstein, Dawn Parouse and Neal Moritz.

    After getting himself incarcerated in Fox River State Penitentiary to free his wrongly accused brother, Lincoln Burrows, Michael Scofield is now on
    Prison Break is a drama from executive producers Brett Ratner, Paul Scheuring, Matt Olmstead, Marty Adelstein, Dawn Parouse and Neal Moritz.

    After getting himself incarcerated in Fox River State Penitentiary to free his wrongly accused brother, Lincoln Burrows, Michael Scofield is now on the loose–along with his brother. Tasked by a government agent to take down The Company, the brothers work along side former correctional officer Brad Bellick, former federal agent Alexander Mahone and other odd characters.
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  1. May 31, 2015
    10
    Best show ever made (after LOST)! Absolutely amazing, best acting, storyline, or plot ever. I don't know one thing wrong with the show becauseBest show ever made (after LOST)! Absolutely amazing, best acting, storyline, or plot ever. I don't know one thing wrong with the show because it is the best ever (after LOST) ! Expand
  2. Jun 8, 2014
    9
    Ammmmaaaaazzzzinngggg!!!!!!!!!!!! I was expecting great things from this show because i really liked the concept and it lived up to my expectations...
  3. Mar 3, 2014
    8
    Just as tense as the first season! Great new additions to the cast made the second season stand out as something different from the first.Just as tense as the first season! Great new additions to the cast made the second season stand out as something different from the first. Story and characters stayed just as exciting and nothing felt forced. Great season. Expand
  4. May 25, 2012
    7
    Prison Break series 2 starts off precisely from series 1, almost as if it was an extension. This means that the impact is direct and relevantPrison Break series 2 starts off precisely from series 1, almost as if it was an extension. This means that the impact is direct and relevant to the first series, but instead of a prison it's now external and open environments. This immediately creates more interest and intrigue than the previous series, and there are a lot of questions that are answered. There is more content and the story progression is faster, which is a positive change from series 1. However the plot itself seemed somewhat dull at times, even if it was relevant.

    This is largely caused by a sense that it was combining many mini stories and time framing them so that they fit every episode. This made many of them cheesier than they should be, and often just sank into indulgences which rarely became anything more then moderately interesting side stories. However the concepts and characterisations are greater than ever, and the complex nature of a prison escape comes flowing with liquid tension, and at all times it grips you with an curious state of empathy.
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  5. Nov 16, 2013
    7
    The first season was more exciting and tense, but "Prison Break: Season 2" is still filled with mysteries, chases and action. If you liked theThe first season was more exciting and tense, but "Prison Break: Season 2" is still filled with mysteries, chases and action. If you liked the first season, you should definitely check out Season 2 as well. Expand
  6. Jun 27, 2012
    7
    The second season was a drag. It shouldn't have been there as it wasted a lot of episodes or in short an entire season. The entire secondThe second season was a drag. It shouldn't have been there as it wasted a lot of episodes or in short an entire season. The entire second season should have been summed up in four to five episodes. Overall, it didn't bore me at least. Expand
  7. May 25, 2013
    5
    The first season of Prison Break was a breath of fresh air in the ever repetitive TV schedules with edge of your seat moments every episodeThe first season of Prison Break was a breath of fresh air in the ever repetitive TV schedules with edge of your seat moments every episode and this second season starts in much the same vein.

    We initially follow the exploits of each of the escaped convicts and are introduced to the ingenious methods of FBI Agent Mahone who is tasked with capturing them. Unusually for a TV show Agent Mahone is every bit the equal of the main star Micheal Schofield and this makes for some excellent television.

    Unfortunately as the series progresses we become more and more wrapped up in the slightly dull conspiracy behind Lincolns original imprisonment and we start to lose what made the first series so entertaining and so different to everything else on TV. It seems as though outside the prison walls Prison Break is just not the same show.
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