Blog Spotlight: Why Did Prison Break Have to Die?

Wenty is leaving us.

For good.

As was announced last week, Prison Break ends forever this spring. That means no more crazy conspiracies, no more Michael and Sarah nooky, no more Scofield-Burrows brotherly love.

So with all the fan love for this show here in the States and around the world, what killed Prison Break? Exec producer Zack Estrin tells me exclusively why the end is nigh and what we can expect from the final days of Michael and Linc...

According to Zack, "We've always known that this would probably be our last season. And we've been approaching the stories as such.

"It was, and is, very important to the writers that this show have an ending. A completed story. Our fans have been so loyal and invested. We owe it to them as well as to these characters. And to just keep this tale spinning along forever would be irresponsible.

"Safe is never terribly interesting. Safe may last a little longer, but will it be remembered ten years from now? I don't know. But I believe Prison Break will be remembered. Has it been perfect? Of course not. But its been unique. It's been provocative. It's been iconic. And, most importantly, it's been entertaining. And, at the end of the day, isn't that the point of it all?" Read more...

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I look forward to the final six episodes of Prison Break very much.I hope we can see a great and surprising ending.Of course,I wish that the love between Michael and Sara can have a satisfying consequence.Maybe they will build a happy family,have several babies and have a nice life.
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i will truly miss this great show
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Im addicted to that show ..... I hope its not the end
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NO WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I LOVE PRISON BREAK SO MUCH!!
PLEASE COME BACK WENTY...
You know this is the only tv show I admire. The story was awesome! Every episode was unpredictable, that's the thing i like most. Every character was so amazing and very unique. I LOVE EVERYTHING IN THIS SHOW!!!

By the way why is Wentworth Miller leaving???
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Prison Break is my most favorite show. I hate the fact that it is ending. I don't know what I'm going to do if I can't watch Wentworth Miller on TV. I hope they end the show on a good note. Michael and Sarah should get married, Link should reunite with his family and Sucre should come back. The writers get many Kudos in my book for this show!!! LOVE IT!!
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I've watched it from day one and can remember all the tension filled hours i gave to the show.

I had it in my head this would be the last season so i'm not too suprised about the announcement, I will miss it though.
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All I can say is I'm gonna miss it like hell
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yeah actuly it's a unique one ;)
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Glad Prsion break is ending because there were running out of ideas season one was brilliant because it was base in prsion. one mintue there are in prsion trying to escape then micheal goes back into prsion trys to escape again it should been called prsion run, truing to bring down the company next helping the company it was confusing, i will never forget prsion break
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glad prision break is ending because show was running out of ideas. sesaon one was brilliant base in prsion it should been called prsion run cause always on da run one mintue there in run prsion next trying to escape glad its ending after season four. dont get me wrong love watching prsion break it had to end sometime we will never forget prsion break
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People are stupid by saying that the show sucks now. They always want the show to be PERFECT all the way. It's also a good thing that its ending, good shows must have an end but after the series ends, I will get all the DVD's & watch from the beginning.
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I can't believe Prison Break is going to end. It's one of my favorite shows. I don't want it to end yet. At least we get to see how it ends and not left hanging and wondering what would have happened.
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yeah we get 8 epps!
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Yes it has been very entertaining, and We Will Remember Prison Break even after it ends.........:(
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