Prison Break

Season 3 Episode 12

Hell or High Water

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Aired Monday 8:00 PM Feb 11, 2008 on FOX
9.5
out of 10
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703 votes
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Michael, Whistler, McGrady and Mahone make their break from Sona. But Mahone seems like the odd man out along the way.

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  • This is stupid

    6.0
    After having watched quite alot of these, I found alot of mistakes in this seasons. Its not really realist for exemple at 14:25 the guy breaks his ankle and then at 41:36 he jumping off rooftops like nothing happened cmon wtf is this bullshit.
  • Mildly interesting. There were some really hillarious scenes - the pathetic trick with the prerecorded gun-shots, for example.

    6.1
    Mildly interesting. There were some really hillarious scenes - the pathetic trick with the prerecorded gun-shots, for example. The fact that Link has been talking on his cellphone right after he got out of the water...common, guys - are we that silly? And how conveniently - T-Bag fell down EXACTLY under the military truck where Whistler (again very convenitly) lost his birdwatcher book. The show clearly lost its appeal, as everything starts from the beginning - it's like a Foxriver dejavu. Now I'm expecting a third prison they would break out of - maybe somewhere in Pakistan, why not? Feels like a waste of time sometimes.moreless
  • Michael's cleverness resurfaces as does Lincoln's idiotic gene.

    9.8
    This was a great episode. It showed us why we all fell in love with Michael. He predicted rightly T-bag and Bellicks shortcomings and used them against them. His plan worked brilliantly until Lincoln's idiotic move to avenge a father who started this whole train wreck surfaced. All through the episode Lincoln only keep thinking of LJ until it counted most. I'm not sure about everyone else but I remember season 2, and I do recall Lincoln's father shooting back at Mahone. Death come sooner then later when you're shooting at an ex Special Ops guy. And it wasn't like Michael or Lincoln even knew their father. But I thought the fact he got distracted by his desire to kill Mahone was the only piece of the plot that didn't fit. I'm glad Mahone got away, but I'm pretty sure he will resurface to save Lincoln's ass. Poor Sucre, he can't catch a break. And I'm confused why the Whistler ran. I thought he loved Sofia. Without him, there is no exchange which means not only LJ will die but Sofia will too. Kind of wish Mahone would have let him go under the water, he turned out to be no help at all. Wimp. And why did Michael ask Lincoln of all people what do they do now? He doesn't think that far ahead. Too bad next week is the finale. Feel kind of cheated, but I'm glad the strike is over.moreless
  • This episode is a thrilling and entertaining ride, perfect for Prison Break Struture.

    10
    Presentation Phase - » (10/10). Excellent beginning, some of the Escape Squad was caught, but this is Michael plan? Whoo, that is very interesting.



    Complication Phase - » (10/10). In every corner they go seems to have a new complication, finally the escape happens, but the escape wasn´t easy, there was some obstacles that they overcame, thanks god that Michael bring the boy with him, the boy´s father was crucial.



    Climax Phase - » (10/10). With so many high tension scenes, it was hard to identify the climax in this episode, but who cares? It was perfect. Maybe when they were in the water, waiting in vain for Sucre or maybe the pursuit, doesn´t matter.



    Ending - » (10/10). It is possible was all for nothing? In this episode things ended pretty bad for Michal and Lincoln side, how they will overcome that? Exactly the type of ending that only Prison Break can deliver. Sucre is screwed and the Basket boy maybe screwed too.



    Time and Scene Management - » (10/10). This is the kind of episode where it very hard to notice any filler. It seems all scenes were well placed.



    Plot Details/Holes- » (10/10). Didn´t notice flaws, with so much tension, the distraction is high. Suspend your logical beliefs and everything is fine.



    Details/Progress (To point A to B) -» (10/10). The escape happens and it is complete, but there are some things to complete.



    Suspense/Tension - » (10/10)*3. This is the kind of episode that is filled with tension from the beginning until the end.



    What I liked -» All the Scenes.



    What I Didn´t Liked -» I am tired of T-bag escaping or hold something that is vital.



    This episode is a thrilling and entertaining ride, perfect for Prison Break Struture.moreless
  • Awesome.

    10
    Michael & his fellow inmates make their break from Sona, but the escape doesn't go as planned for all of them. Oh my god, what can I say about this episode, it was too good, I mean it was better than good it was brilliant and I loved every single second of it, every time I watch it. 10 out of 10, without a shaddow of a doubt, I mean come on how can you not vote this episode a 10. So exciting, and even the second time was this episode I felt sick watching it. I love the way the get out of the whole and go under the tucks and that. I also love the way they are in the ocean, awesome storyline. I feel sorry for Sucre, he is a awesome character didn't get much in this season but still awesome, hopefully next season he will be back to season one Sucre with lots of things going on. Awesome, personal favourite.moreless
William Fichtner

William Fichtner

Special Agent Alexander Mahone

Wade Williams

Wade Williams

Captain Brad Bellick

Wentworth Miller

Wentworth Miller

Michael Scofield

Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell

Lincoln Burrows

Robert Knepper

Robert Knepper

Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell

Robert Wisdom

Robert Wisdom

Lechero

Gustavo Mellado

Gustavo Mellado

Alfonso Gallego

Guest Star

Marco Rodriguez

Marco Rodriguez

Captain Soco

Guest Star

Dan Braverman

Dan Braverman

Dock Worker

Guest Star

Marshall Allman

Marshall Allman

LJ Burrows

Recurring Role

Carlo Alban

Carlo Alban

McGrady

Recurring Role

Joseph Melendez

Joseph Melendez

Rafael

Recurring Role

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