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Alcatraz

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Rotten Tomatoes Logo60%
Action & Adventure Crime Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2012 - 20121 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Free Services Tags: Escape Prison Police Country: America

Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. Switching between eras, the series focuses on the Alcatraz prison, which was allegedly shut down in 1963 due to unsafe conditions for its prisoners and guards. The show's premise is that both the prisoners and the guards disappeared in 1963 and have abruptly reappeared in modern-day San Francisco, where they are being tracked down by a government agency. The series starred Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Sam Neill and Parminder Nagra. The show was cancelled on May 9, 2012.Alcatraz featuring Sarah Jones and Sam Neill has one or more episodes free on CW Seed, available for purchase on Google Play, available for purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and crime show with 14 episodes over 1 season. Alcatraz is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has an average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 60% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (37,332 votes).

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13 episodes (93%) are available to watch free online (CW Seed).

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13 episodes (93%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to stream on a subscription service.

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#1,218 Ranked TV Show

#9 Ranked in Escape TV

#17 Ranked in Prison TV

#303 Ranked in Mystery TV

Alcatraz has an average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 60% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (37,332 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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14 Total Episodes of Alcatraz Where to stream every episode from the first season of Alcatraz. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Jan 17, 2012
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Pilot Jan 17, 2012 Years ago when the most dangerous prisoners of Alcatraz mysteriously disappeared, they resurface in the present day as part of a larger conspiracy, leaving a police detective, an expert on Alcatraz and an FBI agent to track them down.

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Jan 16, 2012
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Pilot Jan 16, 2012 Through the course of the investigation, Madsen and Soto learn that Hauser has been awaiting the prisoners' return for nearly 50 years. Soto will witness his life's work -- the history of Alcatraz -- come to life. Madsen will see everything she thought she knew about her family's past shattered, all while fighting to keep the country safe from history's most dangerous criminals.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Ernest Cobb

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Jan 17, 2012
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Ernest Cobb Jan 17, 2012 When a sniper begins targeting young victims, the team is forced to retrace the steps of the past in order to solve this modern day mystery.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Kit Nelson

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Jan 24, 2012
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Kit Nelson Jan 24, 2012 When child killer Kit Nelson, a terrifying kidnapper who always returns his victims home - after he's killed them - reappears from the past, the team is in a race against time to catch the man before he kills again.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Cal Sweeney

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Jan 31, 2012
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Cal Sweeney Jan 31, 2012 When a bank robbing criminal returns from the past and things go wrong in the present, Rebecca has to break him out of the hostage-filled bank before people can find out who he is.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Guy Hastings

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Feb 7, 2012
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Guy Hastings Feb 7, 2012 Guy Hastings, an Alcatraz guard, reappears. Although a good man, Hastings is being asked to do bad things and will come face-to-face with an old acquaintance.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Paxton Petty

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Feb 14, 2012
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Paxton Petty Feb 14, 2012 When Hauser, Madsen, and Soto track former inmate Paxton Petty, a landmine bomber who has returned and is placing bombs throughout populated areas of San Francisco, methods of the past are applied to the present.

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