There are so many good episodes of Prison Break, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Flight" the best, or is "Riots, Drills and the Devil" your favorite episode of Prison Break? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Prison Break are, let's rank every Prison Break episode from best to worst.
Prison Break, starring Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, and Robin Tunney, was a crime drama that originally aired on Fox for four seasons from August 29, 2005 to May 15, 2009. The network revived it for a fifth season that ran from April 4 to May 30, 2017. As its title suggests, Prison Break centered on a plan to break an inmate out of prison, with the catch being that it would be an inside job done after the mastermind purposefully gets himself incarcerated in the same prison as his brother, whom he believes is innocent. Prison Break was shot at Joliet Prison starting in 2005.
Vote up your favorite episodes of Prison Break, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Prison Break episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
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Go Season 1 Episode 21: Michael, Lincoln and the other inmates make a break for it.
Riots, Drills and the Devil Season 1 Episode 6: Michael's ploy to buy some work time by prompting a cellblock lockdown leads to a full-scale riot.
Odd Man Out Season 1 Episode 12: Tensions mount after Lincoln warns Michael that someone in the group will have to remain behind.
The Killing Box Season 2 Episode 13: T-Bag goes postal to track down Mrs. Hollander. Sucre's escape plan faces deadly turbulence. Bellick has the tables turned on him upon his return to Fox River Penitentiary.
Selfless Season 4 Episode 12: The search for Scylla comes to a shocking end as Sarah takes a hostage, T-Bag and Gretchen have their last stand at Gate, and Michael and Lincoln come face-to-face with the General and are betrayed by one of their own.
Fin Del Camino Season 2 Episode 21: Michael is determined to get his hands on T-Bag as much as Bellick is determined to get his hands on the millions.
John Doe Season 2 Episode 14: Michael, Lincoln and Kellerman face several roadblocks as they attempt to capture a protected Terrance Steadman.
Wash Season 2 Episode 18: Lincoln, Michael and Sara find the evidence they need to expose the conspiracy.
Greatness Achieved Season 4 Episode 9: Wyatt gets a taste of his own medicine, and Mahone finds some resolution. T-Bag scrambles when the police investigate his missing co-worker while Gretchen gets cozy with a Company man. Michael's condition continues to worsen, and a team member makes the ultimate sacrifice while planning the underground break-in for Scylla.
Sona Season 2 Episode 22: Michael races against the clock to rescue Lincoln and beat Mahone at his own end game.
Orientacion Season 3 Episode 1: The season opener finds Michael Scofield in Sona, a hellish and deadly Panamanian prison where a previous riot has forced all authority out and has left the prisoners in charge of their own lives (and deaths).
J-Cat Season 1 Episode 17: Warden Pope places Michael in solitary when he refuses to name names.
Call Waiting Season 3 Episode 3: Determined to speak with Sara, Michael enlists T-Bag's help to get to the only phone in Sona: Lechero's; Lincoln attempts a daring rescue; Whistler comes clean to Michael, just as Mahone is tempted to fall back on a dirty habit; and Bellick makes an enemy while attempting to get back on his feet.
Good Fences Season 3 Episode 4: After his failed attempt to rescue LJ and Sara, Lincoln receives a deadly warning from The Company; Michael formulates an electrifying escape plan from Sona; Mahone is haunted by a face from the past; and T-Bag crawls up the ladder as Bellick lands in hot water with Lechero.
Interference Season 3 Episode 5: A new inmate enters Sona, unnerving Whistler and raising Michael's suspicions.
Scylla / Breaking & Entering Part 2 Season 4 Episode 2: The drama continues in the second part of the PRISON BREAK season premiere! The gang begins their mission for the Homeland Security Agent. T-Bag is deserted during his flight to freedom.
Under & Out Season 3 Episode 11: Heavy rains force Michael to move up the escape timetable and break out of Sona that evening.
And Then There Were 7 Season 1 Episode 11: Michael builds a device to figure out how much time his group will have to make its escape.
Safe & Sound Season 4 Episode 5: The search for the next card key holder brings Michael and Lincoln to the Treasury Department. Sucre and Bellick track T-Bag, who arouses suspicions and forms an uneasy alliance at his new job. Wyatt uses his personal touch with Gretchen.
The Sunshine State Season 4 Episode 16: Lincoln and his new partners arrive in Miami to recover Scylla from its shocking new owner, and Sarah searches for a missing Michael who learns some surprising information about his past.
Bluff Season 1 Episode 18: Michael goes "Haywire" trying to reconstruct his tattoo.
Map 1213 Season 2 Episode 5: Michael and Lincoln are determined to be the first to find the location of Westmorelands Double K ranch in Utah.
Scan Season 2 Episode 3: Michael and Lincoln experience car trouble as Mahones pursuit of them goes up in flames.