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Prison Break is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring. Seasons 1 through 4 were broadcast on FOX from 2005 to 2009. Season 5 aired from April-May 2017. While Season 6 was confirmed in January 2018, FOX decided not to move forward as of August 2019.
Michael Scofield is a desperate man in a desperate situation. His brother, Lincoln Burrows, was convicted of a crime he didn't commit and put on Death Row. Michael holds up a bank to get himself incarcerated alongside his brother in Fox River State Penitentiary, then sets in motion a series of elaborate plans to break Lincoln out and prove his innocence. Once out of jail, their perils aren't over -- the brothers must flee to escape recapture and battle an intricate political conspiracy that puts everyone's life at risk.
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