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      Season 5 – Prison Break

      2017 Drama Adventure List
      56% 34 Reviews Tomatometer 72% 500+ Ratings Audience Score Michael Scofield is a desperate man in a desperate situation. His brother, Lincoln Burrows, was convicted of a crime he didn't commit and put on Death Row. Michael holds up a bank to get himself incarcerated alongside his brother in Fox River State Penitentiary, then sets in motion a series of elaborate plans to break Lincoln out and prove his innocence. Once out of jail, their perils aren't over -- the brothers must flee to escape recapture and battle an intricate political conspiracy that puts everyone's life at risk. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Apr 20 Buy Now

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      Prison Break — Season 5

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      Prison Break recaptures some of its old urgency in its return, but familiar faces and frenetic action aren't enough to make up for a plot that manages to bore while beggaring belief.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Apr 4, 2017 Ogygia Lincoln Burrows and Sara Tancredi reunite to track down the truth after clues emerge that suggest Michael Scofield might still be alive. Details Episode 2 Aired Apr 11, 2017 Kaniel Outis Lincoln and C-Note search for the Sheik of Light; Michael and Whip attempt an escape from Ogygia; Sara's investigation into Michael's reappearance leads to an uneasy reunion with Paul Kellerman. Details Episode 3 Aired Apr 18, 2017 The Liar T-Bag warns Sara about Poseidon's henchmen; Lincoln attempts to retrieve his confiscated passport; Michael plans his next move. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 25, 2017 The Prisoner's Dilemma Michael, Whip and Ja make a deal with the devil for another chance to escape from Ogygia; T-Bag meets with Kellerman to gather more information on Michael's resurrection. Details Episode 5 Aired May 2, 2017 Contingency Lincoln tries to understand what really happened to Michael; C-Note has a new escape plan; Sara struggles with the idea that Michael may be alive. Details Episode 6 Aired May 9, 2017 Phaeacia As Michael, Lincoln and the remaining Ogygia gang attempt to escape Yemen, they find themselves fleeing from a vengeful Cyclops; the pursuit of the escapees leads A&W and Van Gogh to Graceland. Details Episode 7 Aired May 16, 2017 Wine Dark Sea Sara fears for her family's safety when she discovers the real reason that Michael faked his own death; Sucre helps Michael and Lincoln find a way home. Details Episode 8 Aired May 23, 2017 Progeny When Sara and her son are threatened, Michael and Lincoln recruit the help of Sheba and C-Note to catch Poseidon; Whip sets out on a separate mission; T-Bag reveals a secret. Details Episode 9 Aired May 30, 2017 Behind the Eyes Dangerous threats keep Michael and Lincoln fighting to protect Sara and Mike; Poseidon's attempts to outsmart Michael and the rest of the gang lead them to the ultimate showdown. Details Next
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      Previous Tim Goodman Hollywood Reporter The reality is that Prison Break in 2017 is basically a collection of ideas that Homeland passed on, if you can imagine that. Jan 17, 2018 Full Review Amy Blumsom Daily Telegraph (UK) For a 45-minute blast of nostalgia or a bit of (literal) escapism, Prison Break does the job. Just make sure you've suspended your disbelief before you watch. 3/5 Apr 11, 2017 Full Review Jeff Jensen Entertainment Weekly Prison Break isn't worth much of anything, but it could have been. You can see the better show trying to escape its lock-up of bad ideas. C- Apr 5, 2017 Full Review Nabila Hatimy The Star (Kenya) This season promises plenty of action in some real-world parallels... 4.5/5 Jul 17, 2020 Full Review Anissa Hanley Black Nerd Problems I was fascinated the entire time and thought there were a great amount of plot twists. There was a character for everyone. No one was quite like the other, which definitely added to the beauty of this show. Jun 12, 2018 Full Review Chris Cabin Collider My hope is that this will satisfy whatever itch the show's die-hards had to elicit this revival, if only to finally put an end to all of this. 1/5 Mar 23, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous IIM4CKII G Season 5 is the season when you know they had to stop.. The story is bad.. Hard to follow.. Nothing make sense and they destroy all the good characters.. Season 1 a big 10/10 season 5 1/10 no joke.. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 12/15/23 Full Review VIJAY V One of the best Tv series you can ever watch..Amazing story. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12/08/23 Full Review Bob B stop hating. just bc this show was once the greatest show on air, doesn't mean you should rate it so poorly after it has a solid 8.5/10 season Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10/09/23 Full Review Joana R I really miss this show and the characters, but im not sure about the story and how they try to fix the ending in the season 4. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 07/20/23 Full Review Jennifer H Entertaining revival to a show I really enjoyed even with season 3 and 4 not being as good as 1 and 2. Season 5 suffered some from being only 9 episodes and I would have liked to see it at least as long as season 3 to play out the story lines a little more. Is it ridiculous and often unrealistic, sure but that's part of the fun of PB. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 06/16/23 Full Review Francisco R The fifth season of the television series "Prison Break" picks up several years after the events of the previous season. Michael Scofield is presumed dead and his brother, Lincoln Burrows , is struggling to cope with his loss. However, a mysterious figure contacts Lincoln with the news that Michael really is alive and detained in a maximum security prison in Yemen. Lincoln sets out to rescue his brother with the help of his old allies and new allies. Along the way, he discovers a dangerous conspiracy involving the U.S. government and the prison in Yemen. Michael must use his expertise as an engineer and escape artist to survive and find a way out. The tension and suspense are present by the constant threat of danger and the unpredictable twists and turns of the plot. The final is a thrilling conclusion that leaves audiences sorprised. With action-packed scenes and unexpected plot twists, "Prison Break" season 5 is a must-watch for fans of the series. The reunion of the two brothers and their epic quest for freedom is sure to will leave the viewers and leave them eagerly awaiting the next season. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/10/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Paul Scheuring, Neal H. Mortiz, Marty Adelstein, Dawn Parouse, Vaun Wilmott, Michael Horowitz
      TV-14 (D|V|L)
      Drama, Adventure
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Apr 4, 2017
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