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Killing Your Number 

After the general catches the brothers and raises the stakes by abducting more of their relatives, Michael escapes with Scylla.

Director:

Kevin Hooks

Writers:

Paul Scheuring (created by) (as Paul T. Scheuring), Matt Olmstead | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Purcell ... Lincoln 'Linc' Burrows
Wentworth Miller ... Michael Scofield
Michael Rapaport ... Don Self
Amaury Nolasco ... Fernando Sucre
Robert Knepper ... Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell
Sarah Wayne Callies ... Sara Tancredi
William Fichtner ... Alexander 'Alex' Mahone
Leon Russom ... General Jonathan Krantz
Raphael Sbarge ... Ralph Becker
Barbara Eve Harris ... FBI Agent Felicia Lang
William Mapother ... FBI Agent Chris Franco
Reno Wilson ... Agent Wilson Wright
Danay Garcia ... Sofia Lugo
Rockmond Dunbar ... Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin
Paul Adelstein ... Paul Kellerman
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Storyline

According to Michael's plan, Mahone hands a fake Scylla to Christina. It's booby-trapped but ends up in the hands of FBI Agent, Chris Franco. Bagwell meets Sucre and C-note, but is caught while they hope that an offer of help is real. The General catches the brothers and raises the stakes with more kidnapped relatives. Michael manages to escape with Scylla. The gang must decide whether to believe an offer from Paul Kellerman, and hand it to UN representatives in exchange for full pardons. Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2009 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

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Goofs

Lincoln mentions in 4.17 that Michael was born in 1976, that's why the photo was a fake, but then at the very end it shows 1974 on his headstone. See more »

Quotes

Michael Scofield: Are you sure we can trust Kellerman?
Benjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin: You know, the only thing I'm sure of is that he's our last option.
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Connections

Featured in Prison Break: The Old Ball and Chain (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Lay It Down Slow
Written by Jason Pierce as "J Spaceman"
Performed by Spiritualized
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A smart way to end the show
17 May 2009 | by igoatabaseSee all my reviews

In the finale first part when Franklin revealed his plans to Sucre I was a little worry for the brothers. Then he told him Kellerman was the man pulling strings and it didn't reassure me at all. All along it was really hard to anticipate things and as usual the writers played with our mind. Moreover T-Bag was in big trouble considering he failed to prevent the knight from saving the damsel in distress. So he tried his best not to be killed and convince the General that he was still a useful asset. One of his scene with other characters should even make laugh out loud. In fact I think our feelings are mesmerized because we know it's the last episode ever.

But this episode was also about rescuing Lincoln. Mahone continued as planned but as expected dealing with the mother wasn't easy. So Scylla continued its puzzling dance like a ship caught in a storm. Waves after waves the characters struggled to get their hands on it but finally the story ended. The fight was finally over and the decisions that had to be made weren't easy to take. But of course the most interesting thing wasn't actually the Scylla arc but what happened to the people revolving around it, like planets around a sun. Again the direction and editing were flawless and each character had a scene dedicated to covering its "after Scylla life". Watching these scenes you should have conflicted feelings because it's not all black and white, like in wars there have been many casualties during these four seasons. The important thing is that the end is smart and done the right way. I even see it as a TV show model for future productions. The very last scene also managed to bring back so many memories that it's nearly impossible to put in words how great it is. I can only compare it to the end of Forrest Gump, when the feather begins to fly in the wind. It was just magical and fans will never forget it.


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