Prison Break: Season 3 (2007 - 2008)



Critic Consensus: Prison Break's third season relocates the drama back behind bars, but the series feels like it's just retreading old ground with a series of new contrivances in tow.


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Air date: Sep 17, 2007
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Air date: Nov 12, 2007
Air date: Jan 14, 2008
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The third series finds Michael Scofield back in prison with disgraced FBI Agent Alexander Mahone, ex-prison guard Brad Bellick and villainous Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell. But Panamanian prison Sona is no Fox River---the inmates run the ruthless penitentiary on the inside while armed guards beyond the fence stand ready to shoot any would-be escapees. At the top of the prison pecking order is murderous drug lord Lechero, who tells the new inmates that disputes are resolved via the gift of a chicken foot, which signals an inmate's desire to fight another to the death. Lechero immediately distrusts Michael for fear that his celebrity status as an escape artist may threaten his rule.


Wentworth Miller
as Michael Scofield
Dominic Purcell
as Lincoln Burrows
William Fichtner
as Alexander Mahone
Wade Williams
as Bellick
Chris Vance
as Whistler
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
as Susan B. Anthony
Joseph Melendez
as Rafael (Guard)
Davi Jay
as Inmate No. 2
Katie Amanda Keane
as Dr. Sara Tancredi
Sarah Wayne Callies
as Dr. Sara Tancredi
Mo Deja
as Military Guard
Crystal Mantecon
as Sister Mary Frances
Kim Coates
as Richard Sullins
Gustavo Mellado
as Alfonso Gallego (McGrady's Father)
Christian Bowman
as Agent King
Alex Fernandez
as Capt. Hurtado
Luis Rolon
as Military Guard No. 2
Rey Gallegos
as Cristobal
Carlos Compeon
as Col. Escamilla
F.J. Rio
as Augusto
John S. Davies
as Agent Elliot Pike
Joe Holt
as Pistachio/Stash
Michelle Forbes
as Samantha Brinker
Castulo Guerra
as Gen. Zavala
Joseph Nunez
as Manche Sanchez
Anthony Escobar
as Gravedigger
Alan T. Coleman
as Lechero's Man No. 2
Silas Weir Mitchell
as Charles `Haywire' Patoshik
Wyndll Robertson
as Tower Guard
John Davies
as Elliott Pike
Manuel Marrero
as Arturo Monjares
Charles Van Eman
as American Consul
John Elliott
as Company Agent
Armando L. Leduc
as Gen. Menjavar
Jeff Fenter
as Tommy Day
Michael Seal
as Octavio
Nick Lopez
as Newbie No. 1
Romante Archer
as Panamanian Inmate
Tom Procida
as Company Agent
Ramon Franco
as Raul Darinda
David Kronawitter
as Assistant Consul
Sean McGraw
as American Panelist
Carlos Campean
as Col Escamilla
Dan Braverman
as Dock Worker
Pete Partida Jr.
as Artistic Inmate
Joe Perez
as Clerk
Mike Gomez
as Panama Jack
Victor Pagan
as Falsifacador
Hugo Perez
as Cab Driver
Allen Warchol
as Liquor Clerk
Tommy G. Kendrick
as Dive Shop Owner
John Pointer
as Soldier
Ta Taylor
as Pick-Up Driver
Stella Romero
as Mrs. Uribe
Gocha Chertkoev
as Russian Inmate
Carlos Navarro
as Police Captain
Jose Villareal
as Officer Roldan
Abel Becerra
as Pedestrian
Damon Carney
as Young Man
Grover Coulson
as Guillermo Prismaticos
JC Alvarado
as Augusto's Driver
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Critic Reviews for Prison Break Season 3

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (4)

Of course, prison breaking is 99 percent scheming and one percent breaking. And another 98 percent brooding. Which all made this episode a lot like watching a hockey game. With no puck.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…

With so much going against it, this shortened third season of Prison Break could have been disastrous. But instead, the writers managed to not only salvage the season, but tell a tightly woven, compelling and action-packed story.

Sep 25, 2018 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

Prison Break is still pulling in its audience and delivering the satisfying character twists that have become the show's trademark. When operating at its peak, this is still an addictive weekly crowd-pleaser.

Sep 25, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Equivalent to a tire being stuck in the mud.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…

They are on their way to recapture the beauty of season one.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…

The show appears to have lost none of its kinetic energy. So sit back, give in, and be very thankful that you're not watching this in a Central American prison.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…
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Here I am, watching and reviewing Season Three, loving every overheated, ludicrous moment of it... But now that I'm sitting down to write about it, I'm forced to think about it, somewhat critically, and everything starts to fall apart.

Sep 25, 2018 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

So let's be honest -- who isn't a little bit relieved? I for one, as a fan of Prison Break, began to see Monday nights as a burden.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…

The new season is diiirrrty. And personally, I'm digging it. I mean, who doesn't love to see the prettiest man in television (like I have to name him, but I will: Wentworth Miller) all grunged up and hot and sweaty and ready to stick a shiv in someone?

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…

We've had enough shots of Michael Schofield brooding and/or sulking. It might have worked over the first two seasons, but it has become too tiresome now.

Sep 25, 2018 | Full Review…

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