Prison Break

End of the Tunnel - S1-E13

Other mistake: When Michael climbs up the rope to get to the room below the infirmary, the rope is hanging from the manhole cover, but he still manages to lift the cover whilst hanging from it. In the next shot where he looks down the manhole, its clear that there is nothing other than the rope he could have held on to while lifting the cover. An impressive accomplishment, defying the laws of gravity. (00:38:00)

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Suggested correction: I disagree, in the earlier episode where Michael actually climbs out of the water and attaches the rope, when climbing up through the manhole cover he uses a lip to support himself first.

Yes but the point of the mistake is that Michael is solely hanging from a rope that is attached to the man hole cover. While his weight is on the rope, he managed to lift the manhole cover. The lip mentioned is created when the cover is lifted.

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The water at the correct level helps him to swim up and push the metal attached to the rope.

Disconnect - S2-E12

Plot hole: The Kansas police arrest Bellick for, and he is subsequently convicted of, Geary's murder based in part on a threatening voice mail he left on Geary's phone. But The Message's time and date would match the records of Bellick's admittance into the hospital, thus proving him innocent of the crime.

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Suggested correction: Not necessarily, The Kansas police would have to do an autopsy to determine cause of death and time of death. T-bag had killed Geary long before Bellick left the voice mail as shortly after, Roy's body arrives at the hospital. So the prosecutor could easily say the voicemail was left after Roy died to try and cover his (Bellick's) tracks.

No the paramedics said he died on the ride over.

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Suggested correction: It does occasionally snow in such months. There is no rule about weather being certain. It's just what we consider usual for each season, e.g. winter = cold. Characters even comment on very "variable" weather in state.

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Suggested correction: Actually it would be. 6 hours by plane is the same as New York to London. 6 hours on foot wouldn't even get to state lines. So the circle is a very close representation on how far they could go.

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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.

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Suggested correction: Michael or the other guys didn't knew that Lisa was General's daughter. When Gretchen failed to steal General's card then she gave Michael the information that Lisa is General's daughter. If Gretchen succeed than they wouldn't need the General to come down or met him. They would just take Scylla and would return using the same path they got in.

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Suggested correction: That happens as he is put on the couch unfortunately I've seen enough people passed out through drink and or drugs that when moved do move their arms or legs slightly.

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And Then There Were 7 - S1-E11

Stupidity: When Michael realises they have too many clowns in the car, they think they can get rid of T-bag. But T-bag says he called someone and told them that "if he doesn't hear from me 5 minutes before the escape or 20 minutes after, he'll call the warden and blow the whistle." They could just go ahead as per usual until T-bag makes the 5 minutes before call, then kill him during the escape, and they still have 20 minutes after the escape.

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Suggested correction: Michael is strongly against anyone dying. Throughout all 5 seasons he is remorseful at any loss of life. The act of killing T-bag just for the sake of it is not something he would allow.

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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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Greatness Achieved - S4-E9

Question: How does Don Self know that Miriam should work at Gate when nobody knew about the location of Scylla? Or Whistler wanting to work there?

Answer: Don Self actually worked with Whistler before he died. And Whistler with the bird book actually knew where Scylla was.

Answer: Because Miriam was an agent.

But that still doesn't make sense because nobody knew where Scylla was.

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