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Prison Break: Season 1 (2005-2006)




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This taut thriller, a paean to brotherly love, follows hunky Lincoln Burrows, who faces execution for a murder he didn't commit, and his brainy brother, Michael Scofield, who tries to save Linc as Series 1 opens by springing him from prison. To do it, Michael robs a bank with the intention of getting caught so he can be sent to Fox River penitentiary in Illinois, where Linc awaits execution.


Wentworth Miller
as Michael Scofield
Dominic Purcell
as Lincoln Burrows
Robin Tunney
as Veronica Donovan
Sarah Wayne Callies
as Dr. Sara Tancredi
Peter Stormare
as John Abruzzi
Stacy Keach
as Warden Pope
Muse Watson
as Charles Westmoreland
Paul Adelstein
as Agent Kellerman
Frank Grillo
as Nick Savrinn
Patricia Wettig
as Garlic Cutter
Danny McCarthy
as Special Agent Hale
Michelle Forbes
as Samantha Brinker
Silas Weir Mitchell
as Charles `Haywire' Patoshik
Joseph Nunez
as Manche Sanchez
John Heard
as Gov. Frank Tancredi
Camille Guaty
as Maricruz
Christian Stolte
as C.O. Stolte
Anthony Starke
as Sebastian
Al Sapienza
as Philly Falzone
Matt DeCaro
as C.O. Geary
Mac Brandt
as C.O. Mack
Joel Hatch
as Judge Kessler
Adina Porter
as Leticia Barris
Holly Valance
as Nika Volek
Tom McElroy
as Reverend Mailor
Mark Morettini
as C.O. Rizzo
Antoine McKay
as C.O. Antoine
Joe Minoso
as Chaz Fink
Keith Diamond
as Tim Giles
Ora Jones
as Wendy
Michael Stoyanov
as Mark Fletcher
Brian Hamman
as May Tag
Deanna Dunagan
as Judy Pope
Gianni Russo
as Smallhouse
Chelcie Ross
as Bishop Morrow
John Judd
as Ben Forsik
Kevin Kelly
as Officer Phil Weston
Kwame Amoaku
as Stroker
Sandra Marquez
as Mrs. Delgado
Linara Washington
as Jenae Conlin
Daniel J. Travanti
as President Richard Mills
Terry Berner
as Electrician
Javon Johnson
as C.O. J.J.
Scott Jaeck
as Trenchcoat
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Critic Reviews for Prison Break: Season 1

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5)

Not only does the series not redeem itself in the three episodes previewed for critics, it manages, at best, to be "The Longest Foot."

September 12, 2017 | Full Review…

Prison Break" has an interesting premise, but it's debatable how sustainable the concept is for a TV series.

January 16, 2018 | Full Review…

I've never seen a series fall so completely apart in just one episode.

January 16, 2018 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

The good and bad guys swirling around Michael might cry, fight, screw, and bleed, but they still look like cardboard to me.

October 4, 2017 | Full Review…

The conspiracy? We defy you to figure out where it starts or where it's going, because by the end of the second week's episode we still don't get much to gnaw on, regardless of how frantic Tunney begins to look.

September 27, 2017 | Full Review…

Prison Break has so far surprised.

January 18, 2018 | Full Review…

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