Why You Need to Binge Watch Prison Break Right Now

Why You Need to Binge Watch Prison Break Right Now

A fifth season is premiering and you don't want to miss out.

If you think you've watched the best, most intense show already -- you're wrong. This is the most thrilling, edge-of-your-seat show you will ever watch. Lincoln Burrows is framed for a murder he did not commit and sentenced to the death penalty. Lincoln's younger brother, Michael Scofield, tattoos his body with the prison's blueprint and robs a bank to get himself in the same prison as Lincoln.

Once inside prison, the brothers are met with slew of challenges and set backs and meet some very interesting inmates. Every episode you will be holding your teddy bear or yelling at the computer screen. Once you think Michael and Lincoln are in the clear, they get hit with another curve ball. This show has a way of making you despise a character one season and then somehow feel a pang of sympathy for them the next.

If you've watched "Prison Break" already, you know how enveloping these characters can be and if you have yet to watch it, these characters will convince you to sign into Netflix and hit play.

1. Lincoln and Michael

The bond these two brothers share is really what makes the show. Although fictional, how many brothers would risk their lives for their older brother again and again? Or even tattoo their bodies and memorize floor plans of a prison?

The two brothers are the perfect pair, Michael with the brains and Lincoln with the brawn. Watching the two of them sacrifice for the other repeatedly adds an ounce of compassion to the violent series.

2. T Bag

Honestly, I'm not sure how T-Bag is still alive- I'm half way done with Season 3. He is a twisted and manipulative pedophile and just listening to his voice will give you the chills. Somehow, he always manages to snake his way through difficult situations. He is perfectly disturbing.

3. Brad Bellick

Every set of good cops has a bad cop and from first impression you know that Officer Bellick is that bad cop. He sticks his nose in places it doesn't belong and is immediately suspicious of Michael. Not to mention, he is a major suck up to the Warden or anyone above his rank. Yet, there are moments where you find yourself sympathizing for him, despite all the trouble he created.

4. Alexander Mahone

Caught up in the business of the company, Alexander Mahone is another bad cop. You will curse him out many, many times but like Bellick, there are times you feel bad for Mahone. He commits dozens of murders and doesn't exactly play by the law, but it makes you question if he is truly a bad man or just a man following orders to protect his own family.

5. Paul Kellerman

The stone cold persona Kellerman carries (whose name oddly resembles 'killer man') really freaks you out. The collected manner in which he can take someone else's life will leave you speechless and hating his very existence. Following orders from the company without hesitation, he ruins the lives of many and leaves a blood trail a mile deep.

6. Fernando Sucre

With all of these ruthless men, you need a guy that is a little soft on the inside and Sucre is that guy. Don't get me wrong, he can hold his own in a fight, but his adoration for his girlfriend is refreshing to watch amongst all the killing. He is also a loyal friend to Michael and Lincoln - something hard to find in the world they operate in. Sucre's the real teddy bear of the group and the one you wish you could save from danger.

"Prison Break" originally aired on television from 2005-2009. The fifth season is predicted to air in early 2017.

Happy binge watching!

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A Letter To My Go-To Aunt

Happiness is having the best aunt in the world.

I know I don't say it enough, so let me start off by saying thank you.

You'll never understand how incredibly blessed I am to have you in my life. You'll also never understand how special you are to me and how much I love you.

I can't thank you enough for countless days and nights at your house venting, and never being too busy when I need you. Thank you for the shopping days and always helping me find the best deals on the cutest clothes. For all the appointments I didn't want to go to by myself. Thank you for making two prom days and a graduation party days I could never forget. Thank you for being overprotective when it comes to the men in my life.

Most importantly, thank you for being my support system throughout the numerous highs and lows my life has brought me. Thank you for being honest even when it isn't what I want to hear. Thank you for always keeping my feet on the ground and keeping me sane when I feel like freaking out. Thank you for always supporting whatever dream I choose to chase that day. Thank you for being a second mom. Thank you for bringing me into your family and treating me like one of your own, for making me feel special because you do not have an obligation to spend time with me.

You've been my hero and role model from the time you came into my life. You don't know how to say no when family comes to you for help. You're understanding, kind, fun, full of life and you have the biggest heart. However, you're honest and strong and sometimes a little intimidating. No matter what will always have a special place in my heart.

There is no possible way to ever thank you for every thing you have done for me and will continue to do for me. Thank you for being you.

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

"Get connected for free, with education connection"


This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.



You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.


You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.


The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers


You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.


The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"


The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution


This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi


Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters


You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs


Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.



Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets


Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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