Due to a political conspiracy an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out from the inside out.
Last Episode04x25 The Final Break Aired: Jul. 21, 2009
"The Final Break" is a special made dvd release (89 minutes long) filling in the gaps between the last 2 episodes of season 4 and completing … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- Paul Scheuring had said that the initial concept for the series (a man deliberately getting himself sent to prison in order to break out again) was suggested to him by a female colleague of…
[show]Paul Scheuring had said that the initial concept for the series (a man deliberately getting himself sent to prison in order to break out again) was suggested to him by a female colleague of his (Dawn Parouse). He thought it was a great idea, but was initially stumped as to why someone would embark on such a strange mission or how he could stretch the idea out long enough for a TV show. He later came up with the idea of the wrongfully accused brother, and the conspiracy subplot. He then started work on writing the pilot script for the show.
- SPOILER: David "Tweener" Apolskis's death was a result of actor Lane Garrison leaving the series to finish Shooter.
- The filming location, the old Joliet Prison, actually only has cells stacked two high. To be able to show the cells stacked three high, a studio set was constructed.