Prison Break

Prison Break (2005)

7 corrected entries in season 1

(7 votes)

Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: Michael is sentenced to a level 1 maximum security prison. Level 5 is maximum security.

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Correction: According to Illinois Department of Corrections, level 1 prisons are Maximum Security prisons, such as Stateville Correctional Center.


Pilot - S1-E1

Corrected entry: Veronica pulls Lincoln's file after being informed that The Bishop was killed in his home. The file lists Lincoln Burrows as the Plaintiff, and State of Illinois as the defendant. Given that it was a murder trial, these should be reversed. (00:33:05)


Correction: The case was Lincoln's appeal where he would be the Plaintiff.

Brother's Keeper - S1-E16

Corrected entry: When Michael gets put in solitary, Sucre is the only one who is left to fill in the hole in the guards' room. However the convicts had already started to fill in the hole with cement, so there is no way Sucre could have climbed up into the guards' room from below with a layer of concrete blocking his way.

Correction: The men had not yet began to cement the flooring. They had only put a board down which would get in his way.

Riots, Drills and the Devil (1) - S1-E6

Corrected entry: Michael rescues Sara by crawling through a pipe leading into the infirmary. Later in the series Michael must find another way to get inside the infirmary, because the way he planned to go could not be used. So surely the prisoners could have used this way to get inside the infirmary. There is no reason why Michael could not have even thought of going this way given he had used it before. It would have been much easier and not as risky going this way rather than through the prison yard and corridors. This could have been Michael's plan to get inside the infirmary from the beginning.


Correction: Sara wasn't at the infirmary during the riots, but in sick bay: a different part of the prison complex in a whole other building.

Flight - S1-E22

Corrected entry: When Michael and the other escapees go through the hole in the cell, Michael pulls the toilet back against the wall as they leave. However when the warden and the guards go to the cell later on, the toilet is off the wall again.

Correction: The guards have already found the hole behind the toilet before they show it to the Warden. There's no reason for them to replace the toilet against the wall.

Agreed. They are leaving it to show Bellick and Pope.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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