Prison Break

Prison Break (2005)

26 corrected entries

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Allen - S1-E2

Corrected entry: When Veronica is watching the tape of the 'shooting' for the first time, Lincoln flinches when he gun fires but since the tape was doctored and he never actually fired the gun, he shouldn't have flinched when it supposedly went off.

Correction: Regardless of whether he did or didn't fire the gun he saw a dead body in front of him. Perhaps the reason he flinched as someone had already killed the person he was supposed to kill. In any regard it's not a mistake to flinch regardless of the situation.

Lummie Premium member

Correction: Lincoln didn't kill Steadman. However with the footage showing he did, it makes him flinch as it's a what could have been situation.

Ssiscool Premium member

Cute Poison - S1-E4

Corrected entry: When Michael tells Pope about Haywire and wanting to get rid of him, Pope tells him that unless there is a sign of violence or sexual predation, he can't have Haywire transferred because the prison is too crowded to transfer cellmates due to personality clashes; yet Fernando gets transferred to another cell from Michael's with no problems.

Correction: Pope is meaning that a prisoner can't request that another prisoner be transferred unless there is violence or sexual advances. Sucre was one who requested his transfer making the scenario a little different. While it might have been turned down because of overcrowding this time it was granted.

Lummie Premium member

Show generally

Corrected entry: S03E08: During the Bang and Burn escape plan, Whistler is hanging onto a rope from the helicopter with Michael clinging onto him; yet in one shot, a helicopter gunman is shot and falls out, falling past the rope and neither Whistler nor Michael are holding onto it. Very brief shot.

Correction: There are two helicopters, one to rescue Whistler & one to take out/distract the guards. The gunman who is shot was trying to kill Michael & the angle he was aiming at would have made it impossible if he was in the same helicopter that was rescuing Whistler.


Show generally

Corrected entry: Ep 5, season 3: In scene where they're asking whose scope it is, just at the end of it you can see the soldier walking away with the scope in his left hand. Seconds later on another shot, you can see Michael picking it up from the ground. (00:34:25)

Correction: It is seen that the Prison Guard throws the "scope" on the ground as he walks away.


Season 2 generally

Corrected entry: The rewards offered for the Fox River 8 are not proportionate, and do not make sense. I understand that Lincoln has the highest reward, but characters like Abruzzi and T-Bag should have had much higher rewards than the likes of Michael, C-Note, Tweener and Sucre.

Correction: Unless there is evidence to prove otherwise than it is simply the characters' decision. There is no law or rule in the judicial system that states what reward should be set for every individual. For Abruzzi and T-Bag it could be that FBI had more idea where they might headed (Abruzzi wanting to kill Fibernocci and T-Bag obsessed with his former girlfriend) and also because they were more dangerous perhaps more agents were pursuing as compared to the other 4 inmates.

Lummie Premium member

Actually, Michael's reward should also be higher than most (except maybe Lincoln and Abruzzi) since he's the mind behind the escape, so you can almost be sure, he knows where the others are hidden because he planned it. If they are on their own, their plan won't be as brilliant as his, so they would be easier to find. T-Bag shouldn't be that high, you just need to protect the girl.

Manhunt - S2-E1

Corrected entry: How did the FBI get the photo of Michael's tattoo? Michael would not have wanted anyone to have a photo of it in case they figured out his plan, and also the only photo they would take for prison would be a mugshot of his head.

Correction: When being admitted to prison they will have taken detailed photos of his tattoos for their records under the distinctive tattoos section so if they did escape they would be able to compare his tattoos to those on file to make sure they got the right man. The FBI had age as to his prison record. So they got it from there.

Ssiscool Premium member

Correction: The tattoo artist tells the agents when interviewed that Michael was incredibly specific and designed the whole thing himself, which would have been a difficult task for a tattoo artist, having not worked on any preliminary sketches. This, coupled with the fact that a tattoo artist's portfolio is made of photos of their work, would mean that the artist would most certainly take detailed pictures. This is standard practice for custom work, and anything large or intricate. If Michael had refused, he may have alerted suspicion, and it also may have been an agreement with the artist that they would only do the work if it could go in their portfolio. Plus photographs of tattoos are taken as part of the identification process during various stages of being incarcerated. The FBI could have gotten the photographs from any number of sources within Department of Corrections or Chicago Police.

Ogygia - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: On the tombstone in the previous episode, Michael's date of death is 11.4.2005. But in this episode, when Linc goes to the graveyard to visit Michael's grave, his date of death is 11.4.2010. It is also a different grave from the original, as the original was in South America beside the beach, and here we are led to believe it is in New York. (00:50:50)

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Trivia: The show was filmed in an actual prison (now unused) in Joliet. The death row cell used for Lincoln Burrows is the actual death row cell that held serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

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Sona - S2-E22

Question: Bill Kim called the police, he said that. Why would he do that, because it was obvious he was going to kill Linc. It makes no sense.


Answer: I don't think he wanted to kill him, I think the plan was to get Linc and Michael into Sona so they could break out James Whistler.

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