Prison Break

Prison Break (2005)

25 mistakes in season 4

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Killing Your Number - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: Sucre and C-Note came to Michael's help with dealing with the general. Sucre has noticeably longer hair than normal. In the next clip his hair is gone. (00:20:00 - 00:21:00)

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Suggested correction: Sucre is balding, but was shaving his head very often throughout the seasons, that's why he had little to no hair. Of course, if he is not completely bald, his remaining hair grows. He didn't shave his head at that time, thus he had longer hair than normal. He shaved his hair after that, and that is the reason why in the next clip his hair is gone.

Going Under - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: Michael is discussing a bargain with Sara but when he first draws it out it's in squares, then when the clipboard is lying flat on his stomach the letters are circled.

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The Sunshine State - S4-E16

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Sarah crashes into the agent's buggy, you see they have been replaced with dummies. When the car first hits, you see one of the dummies fall out, but they are both seated in the next shot. Also you see that it is not Sarah driving but a man. (00:36:50)

Melissa Jane Swift
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The Mother Lode - S4-E17

Character mistake: While looking at a doctored photo of Lincoln and his mother, Lincoln mentions that Michael was born in 1976, but at the end of "Killing Your Number", it reads on Michael's grave stone that he was born in 1974.

Cubs Fan
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VS. - S4-E18

Factual error: The Indian Embassy guard is wearing a Canadian Forces military hat when in fact he is suppose to wear the Indian Army hat. (00:16:00 - 00:20:00)

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The Sunshine State - S4-E16

Other mistake: The psychologist shows Michael a photo of his family with his Mom, Dad, Michael and Lincoln but Michael never actually met his father when he was young.

Duskez
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Scylla - S4-E1

Other mistake: Michael goes to Fox River in April. Maricruz gets pregnant in the same month. In mid-June, when Michael get arrested in Panama, she's still pregnant. That's 2 months. He was in there for about 2 weeks, due to his deal with the company. Therefore, he would have escaped Sona at the end of June or the start of July. The start of Season 4 is set 3 weeks after the escape from Sona, so Maricruz should be 3 months pregnant, but gives birth at the start of season 4, meaning that the baby is 6 months early but looks very healthy.

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The Sunshine State - S4-E16

Revealing mistake: When Sara crashes into the ATV to save Michael, you can see that the people on the ATV are switched out with crash-dummies.

Khrinx
2

Season 4 generally

Continuity mistake: In season 1 Lincoln says his mother died of liver cancer. In season 4 they said she died from a brain tumour.

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Breaking and Entering - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: After Sucre and the driver of Stuart's car wreck, another car pulls up behind and starts honking. Cut to a shot from behind the cars and there is a whole line of cars waiting. They weren't there in the opposite angle.

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Five the Hard Way - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: Episode 4x7, "Five the Hard Way": when Gretchen calls Agent Self at the end of the episode, Self's phone shifts from being in his right hand and ear to his left hand and ear.

Cubs Fan

Selfless - S4-E12

Plot hole: They exchange Scylla for the life of the general's daughter. If they counted on him valuing his daughter over Scylla, which he did, they wouldn't have had to steal the cards or break into the vault in the first place. Just kidnap the daughter like they did, tell the general to gather the cardholders and hand over the cards, give them Scylla and let them out.

The Price - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Sara comes to visit Gretchen is a little mistake. When Sara makes a little cut in Gretchen's throat, the wound looks different sometimes, and at one point completely vanishes.

Rango

Scylla - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When the man gets out the limo to shoot Gretchen, a white screen and equipment is reflected in his sunglasses. (00:09:50)

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Scylla - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start, Michael leans over to sign his letter, his tie is off centre. As the camera pans up when he stands up, his tie is neat. (00:01:35)

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Killing Your Number - S4-E22

Other mistake: Sarah and Michael are walking along the beach at the end. There is quite a clear path disturbed in front of them from where they practiced the shot before.

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Going Under - S4-E15

Revealing mistake: Sucre and Linc are driving to the pier and there is a shot looking at their SUV. In the background you can see a cop directing traffic away from the shot. It's fairly obvious.

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The Legend - S4-E10

Visible crew/equipment: Right as the agents are closing in on David and Mahone, there is a shot looking at David with the sun coming in toward him. On the left hand side of the screen, the shadow of the camera is visible.

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The Legend - S4-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Sarah leaves with Michael to go to the hospital, a film light is visible in the driver's side of the black SUV. It's a large diffused light.

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Greatness Achieved - S4-E9

Visible crew/equipment: There is a scene when the camera is moving fast around the outside of T-bag's office near the beginning. In one shot the camera person's back or leg is reflected in the glass.

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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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Question: I don't understand how Michael and Lincoln have different last names when they are brothers with the same parents, why aren't they both Burrows or both Scofield?

Answer: Michael took his mother's maiden name after his father deserted them.

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