Prison Break

Prison Break (2005)

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Corrected entry: Season 4: Michael discovers that Sarah is still alive, yet in season 3 LJ says that she was killed right in front of him. Pretty big mistake for him to make, even if he was freaked out.

Correction: This was explained in both relevant episodes. LJ never saw Sarah being decapitated, he kept his eyes shut. Michael tells that to Lincoln in season 4 as well. It's quite well covered, really.

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Corrected entry: The state of Illinois does not use the electric chair for executions. Since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976, all executions have been done by lethal injection.


Correction: If the show was trying to be completely accurate, then he wouldn't be put to death at all, because former Governor George Ryan issued a stay of execution that has not been rescinded. Seeing as the execution is the major story line, they didn't change it.

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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.

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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.


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Corrected entry: Previously the Special Service has denied that Paul Kellerman has been working for them, so obviously he is under a false name. In episode 18, LJ correctly finds out that his real name is Owen Kravecki. Later in series 2 though, when Kellerman meets his sister, she calls him Paul. Wouldn't she call him by his real name, Owen?

Correction: Owen Kravecki is his false name. The same Owen Kravecki that works for the Bison Jerky factory. The secret service only denied that Paul Kellerman had worked for them, and it doesn't mean his real name isn't Paul Kellerman. The secret service doesn't call their agents by false names.


in the second last episode of season 2 Paul wrote a letter to his sister Kristy Kellerman as shown.

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And Then There Were 7 - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Quinn falls in the well, he falls through and subsequently destroys the well cover. At the end of the episode when the Secret Service boys show up, an undamaged cover is lying next to the well, which Kellerman uses to cover it up. (00:29:30 - 00:38:30)

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Michael Scofield: I thought your cousin was trying to move in on your girl.
Fernando Sucre: That's my other cousin but thanks for briniging that up, jackass.

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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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