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Saturday, June 2, 2007

Prison Break: SONA Season Finale

I knew this episode was going to begin with a quick recap of the season, but I had no idea we would be treated to the parade of haircuts that we saw. I kind of miss Linc's bald head.

I must admit that by the time the opening credits kicked in, my heart was racing. There were so many loose ends to tie up. Could it possibly be done in just one hour? It's the kind of task that only Michael Scofield himself could accomplish.

The best thing about this finale is that every single character acted exactly the way they should. Nobody steeped out of character, even though Sucre was three pints low, all he could think about was Maricruz. I mean, I'm sure guys have been hung up on a chick before, but he took it to the next level. I can't wait to see what happens.

Kellerman finally did something good. Now before you accuse him of being out of character, remember he had no options. He had lost his job, his credibility and any chance of finally hooking up with Carolyn. He knew it was time to either go out like a man or go to the next level. Personally, I'm not convinced he's dead. Without an actual body, I can't believe anything. I can't wait to see what happens.

Just when you think Mahone can't get any crazier, he surprises you. I'm a little torn, though. I don't know whether I should praise Alex for his desire to reconnect with his family or chastise him for stupidly of forgetting about Mr. Kim. Doesn't Mr. Kim always show up when he's least expected?

Speaking of showing up unexpectedly, I don't know how Sara got to Panama so fast and I don't care. The reunion warmed my heart almost as much as seeing her take out Mr. Kim. His forgetting about Sara could also be considered out of character, but it made perfect sense to me. After suffering so many setbacks, he was bound to make a mistake. I can't wait to see what happens.

The big question, of course, is what the hell is going on at SONA? Was getting Michael to SONA the endgame in all of this? Will he be the guinea pig in some awesome government experiment? Can Bellick suffer any more humiliation? I must admit, as pitiful as Brad looked laying there on the concrete, I had to smile. It was the epitome of comeuppance.

In closing, I want to point out the real crime on Prison Break. The fact that nobody connected with this show ever wins an Emmy. The acting, the writing, the directing are all some of the best on television and as far as next season is concerned, I can't wait to see what happens.

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