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Trivia: Prison Break
  • The Danza:
    • Sarah Wayne Callies plays Dr. Sara Tancredi.
    • Paul Kellerman is played by Paul Adelstein.
    • Christian Stolte plays guard Keith Stolte in Fox River.
  • Dawson Casting: Tweener is supposed to be 18, but actor Lane Garrison was ages 25 and 26 when he played him.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Why is [My Name Is Earl Earl's cellmate]] offering everyone pardons?
    • Thatcher Grey is the Vice-President's brother? So he has a THIRD family? Jeez.
    • Dr. Bailey's husband is an assassin for the Company, which actually makes a certain amount of sense.
    • Cooper apparently is a 'Secret Service agent' in his spare time.
    • Mitch Larsen shouldn't judge Stan, since apparently she was a nefarious government agent before settling down.
    • Haywire kills Penny's abusive father.
    • Jacob is trying to identify candidates while doubling as a shady arms dealer.
    • Who's the Prime Minister of India? Ranjit!
    • Tank Girl herself is the T-Bag of the women's prison Sara finds herself sent to in "The Final Break." Coach Beiste is also doing hard time in between football seasons.
    • Agent Mahone is William Fichtner, who could be the page photo for this trope.
    • Agent Sullins is Kim Coates
    • Warden Pope is Stacy Keach, another member of the That Guy Hall of Fame.
    • Herb Stanton is Michael O'Neill, bringing Prison Break to near Hall of Fame Mount Rushmore status.
    • John Heard is Frank Tancredi, completing the list of legends.
    • A young Demi Lovato appears in a season two episode as a girl who attracts the unwelcome advances of T-Bag.
    • T-Bag also wishes he was a bird in the Japanese dub.
  • The Other Darrin: Terrence Steadman is played by John Billingsley in Season 1. He gets replaced by Jeff Perry in Season 2.
  • Reality Subtext: Sona is loosely based on the Carandiru prison in Sao Paulo, Brazil, specifically the 1992 prison riot.
  • Role Ending Misdemeanor: Barely averted; Tweener was actually killed off in the script shortly before his actor got sent to jail for manslaughter.

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