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Prison Break

Prison Break is a drama about Michael Schofield, a gifted engineer who deliberately gets incarcerated in order to try and break his brother Lincoln out of prison. FOX 2005-2009

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Season 3

# Episode Overview Score Viewer score Podcast
1 Orientación Michael is in Sona, the worst of all Panamanian ja...
Michael is in Sona, the worst of all Panamanian jails. After riots the year before, the guards pulled out of the prison. They guard the perimeter but inside the convicts are in charge. Bellick is treated like scum by the other inmates. While cleaning the toilets he meets a man who bribes him to run errands for him. Mahone is still suffering from withdrawal and is hoping Michael can break him out. T-Bag tries to ingratiate himself with Lechero, the man running the prison. Lechero sees Michael as a threat and sets him up to be killed by planting drugs on him. In Sona prisoners challenge each other to fights to the death in order to settle disputes. Michael tries to avoid fighting and Mahone steps in to kill his opponent. Lincoln tells Michael that he must break a man out of Sona or else Sarah and LJ will be killed.
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2 Fire/Water Lincoln follows Whistler’s girlfriend to a bank ...
Lincoln follows Whistler’s girlfriend to a bank and then takes a book from her which she retrieved from a safety deposit box. In Sona, Michael learns that Whistler is hiding in the sewer and that there is a price on his head because of his crimes. Mahone breaks Whistler out and tries to collect the bounty on him. But Lechero rewards Michael instead because he manages to restart the water supply which the guards had blocked off.
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3 Call Waiting Michael tells Lincoln he needs to speak to Sarah. ...
Michael tells Lincoln he needs to speak to Sarah. He blackmails T-Bag into getting him Lechero’s cell phone and Sarah gives him clues as to where they are. Lincoln tracks Sarah down but the kidnappers evade him. Mahone is still struggling with his addiction and Whistler tries to find out more about Michael. T-Bag begins to spread distrust between Lechero and his men while Bellick keeps his ear to the ground.
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4 Good Fences Lincoln is stunned by finding Sarah’s head in th...
Lincoln is stunned by finding Sarah’s head in the box. He meekly submits to Susan’s demands and heads off to bribe the grave digger as Michael requests. Susan kills the grave digger when she believes he will hand them over to the cops. They manage to bribe the supervisor and get Sucre hired as the grave digger. Michael tries to distract Mahone by sending him off to find him a pen. Mahone is tortured by his own past and realises that Michael is playing him. Michael cuts off Sona’s electricity which allows him to get outside the prison to take a look at the cables running under the prison. He then “fixes” the problem which is trouble for Bellick who told Lechero that Michael was up to something. T-Bag kills Lechero’s drug dealer in order to get his job.
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5 Interference Michael and Whistler investigate the two tower gua...
Michael and Whistler investigate the two tower guards who they will have to get past. In doing so one of them sees Michael looking and the guards enter the prison. Whistler claims he was looking at birds and they leave while T-Bag hides Lechero’s prostitute. A new man arrives at the prison and claims he knows who Whistler is. Lincoln and Sofia look for an escape route out of the prison and end up at the beach.
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6 Photo Finish Alex kills Tighe and Lechero holds Whistler as the...
Alex kills Tighe and Lechero holds Whistler as the chief suspect. Alex gets offered a great deal by the justice department and is taken from Sona. Lincoln and Sofia poison the guard but Susan finds out that they are breaking out six hours ahead of schedule. Lincoln is forced to tell Michael that Sarah is dead. In his grief and anger he challenges Whistler to a fight to the death.
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7 Vamonos Michael’s challenge to Whistler is merely a dist...
Michael’s challenge to Whistler is merely a distraction as they attempt to escape. But clouds cover the glare and so they abandon the attempt. Lechero forces them to fight to the death until the guards discover their rope ladder and enter the prison. They humiliate Lechero and so he enlists Michael to break him out of Sona. Meanwhile Lincoln pretends that they have escaped and he and Sucre almost recover LJ.
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8 Bang & Burn The Company’s “pad man” tells Gretchen that ...
The Company’s “pad man” tells Gretchen that they are breaking Whistler out themselves by force. Sofia discovers another apartment belonging to Whistler with a passport in the name of Gary Miller. Inside Sona Lechero shows Michael the tunnels which used to connect different parts of Sona. Michael begins to formulate a plan to tunnel out. The Company agents try to kill Lincoln but he kills them instead. Mahone gets his day in court but is so raddled with withdrawal that his testimony is useless. The “Bang and Burn” approach fails because Michael stops Whistler from leaving. Once the guards restore order they take Michael away.
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9 Boxed In General Zavala arrives to investigate the attack o...
General Zavala arrives to investigate the attack on Sona. He puts Michael in a hot box and the heat from the sun compels him to confess the plot to escape. Whistler gives in under pressure to and the General captures Gretchen. She escapes and kills him though. Lincoln uses Sucre to get information on Gretchen. Mahone returns to Sona determined to go cold turkey. Bellick upsets the wrong man but manages to kill him using bandages drenched in acetone.
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10 Dirt Nap Mahone, Whistler and Michael dig the tunnel while ...
Mahone, Whistler and Michael dig the tunnel while Lechero is deposed by Sammy. T-Bag recruits Bellick to the escape if he can kill Sammy. Bellick escapes death when Sammy rushes off to deal with Michael. Instead he is buried beneath the dirt and Lechero re-ceases power. Lincoln buys a bomb and Sucre places it in Gretchen’s car despite her threats against Marie Cruz.
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11 Under & Out Mahone, Whistler and Michael dig the tunnel while ...
Mahone, Whistler and Michael dig the tunnel while Lechero is deposed by Sammy. T-Bag recruits Bellick to the escape if he can kill Sammy. Bellick escapes death when Sammy rushes off to deal with Michael. Instead he is buried beneath the dirt and Lechero re-ceases power. Lincoln buys a bomb and Sucre places it in Gretchen’s car despite her threats against Marie Cruz.
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12 Hell or High Water Michael allows Lechero, T-Bag and Bellick to get c...
Michael allows Lechero, T-Bag and Bellick to get caught while he and the others escape as the guards are searching for them. The guards torture Bellick and T-Bag until T-Bag gives up Sucre to them. Michael and the others reach the beach where Lincoln digs up the oxygen tanks that take them out to an ocean marker. McGrady’s father uses the boat which Sucre couldn’t and rescues them. Lincoln has found an abandoned warehouse where they can make a safe exchange but Whistler runs away.
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13 The Art of the Deal Michael and Lincoln recapture Whistler and exchang...
Michael and Lincoln recapture Whistler and exchange him for LJ and Sofia. Michael cleverly engineers the exchange at the Museum of Antiquities. When the guards search Whistler on the way out, a gun fight breaks out and Sofia is shot. Whistler having admitted that there were no coordinates heads to a bar to pick up Mahone who has agreed to work with him. Michael leaves his family behind and heads off in search of revenge on Gretchen. Meanwhile back at Sona T-bag pulls a con on Lechero to get some cash from him before putting him out of his misery. Sucre suffers a beating and is asked to dig his own grave. But he refuses to give up Michael and ends up being thrown into Sona.
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