Breakout Kings is an American drama television series that aired on the A&E network. It was a production of Fox 21. The series was created, written, and executive-produced by Nick Santora and Matt Olmstead who previously worked together on Prison Break. Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, and Gavin Hood also served as executive producers. The series premiered on March 6, 2011, and was the most-watched original drama series in A&E’s history among adults 25–54 and adults 18–49, delivering 1.6 million adults 25–54 and 1.5 million adults 18–49. The series follows a task force assembled by the U.S. Marshals to capture prison escapees. Several current convicts are offered a chance to aid in this effort, with the promise of a transfer to a minimum-security prison and a reduction in their sentences for every fugitive they catch. However, if any of them tries to escape, they will all be returned to their original prisons and their sentences will be doubled. The series was picked up for a second season which premiered on March 4, 2012. The season finale of the second season aired on April 29, 2012, at 9 pm ET/PT and featured two hours of back-to-back episodes "Freakshow" and "Served Cold" instead of the usual one-hour episode at 10 pm.
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Season 1Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Mar 7, 2011
Pilot (There are Rules) When convicted murderer August Tillman escapes from prison, Veteran U.S. Marshals Charlie DuChamp and Ray Zancanelli decide to take an unorthodox approach to fugitive apprehension by forming a special task force comprised of the three most elusive fugitives they have ever captured. Convicts Lloyd Lowery, Philomena Rotchcliffer and Shea Daniels agree to assist in the case in exchange for time off their sentences.
S01 E02Mar 14, 2011
Collected Xavier Price escapes from prison in the midst of a candlelight vigil outside the penitentiary. The Breakout Kings are immediately brought on the case to try and track him down. It turns out this violent criminal is a "collector," and has a history of kidnapping women, torturing them, and holding them captive in basements. Once the team learns he currently has a woman hidden away somewhere, the race is on to the find her before Virgil can harm her.
S01 E03Mar 21, 2011
The Bag Man Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell, a sociopath with a prosthetic hand and a mean streak to go with it, makes a bloody escape from prison and sets out on a path of vengeance.
S01 E04Mar 28, 2011
Out of the Mouths of Babes Joe, a convicted pedophile, disguises himself as a crewmember on a film shoot and makes a break for it. The team must not only catch him, but must be sure he doesn't commit any more crimes while on the loose. Their first lead sends them to the school where Joe worked as a counselor and where the six children are who he as accused of molesting. They also manage to track down Joe's estranged wife and children, whose lives have been seemingly destroyed by Joe's life-sentence in prison. Meanwhile, Erica is determined to see her six-year-old daughter on her birthday and Charlie's wife urges him to take her on a much-needed vacation.
S01 E05Apr 4, 2011
Queen of Hearts The team tries to catch a ruthless woman convicted of murdering her husband by stabbing him 48 times, who escaped from prison on a school bus. It turns out the woman was tricking men into thinking she really cared for them so they would do what she wanted and help her escape. Charlie and Ray's special task force must catch her before she hurts more people -- and also make sure her 14-year-old son stays safe. Meanwhile, Lloyd's gambling debt increases and a scary Born Again inmate threatens his life if he doesn't come up with the money right away.
S01 E06Apr 11, 2011
Like Father, Like Son An escaped convict is out to bring down the prison system, all the pillars of organized government that he detests, and even a member of the team assigned to bring him to justice; Lloyd faces some difficult questions about where he came from.
S01 E07Apr 18, 2011
Fun with Chemistry The race is on for the team to catch a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde after a cop is killed during a crime and killing spree following their escape: if the law enforcement agencies catch them first the Kings don't get a reduction in their sentences. Meanwhile, Julianne thinks about getting romantic with one of the Kings.
Season 2Netflix | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Mar 5, 2012
An Unjust Death In the second-season opener, the team hunt a merciless serial killer whom Lloyd's testimony helped convict. Meanwhile, Charlie gets offered a promotion, putting the fate of the program in jeopardy.
S02 E02Mar 12, 2012
Round Two A gang of vicious criminals escape prison via an underground tunnel. The Breakout Kings find themselves cooperating with the FBI after learning one of the gang members is actually an undercover agent. When it starts to look like the undercover agent may have been turned, the pressure is on for the Kings to hunt them down and discover the truth. All the while, the team must struggle with the loss of one of their own.
S02 E03Mar 19, 2012
Double Down Travis Muncey, actor and stool pigeon, escapes from prison. The Breakout Kings quickly find and snatch him back, only to discover that Travis is the key to capturing an even bigger fish. Things get serious when one of the team is kidnapped, and no holds are barred to make the team whole again.
S02 E04Mar 26, 2012
Cruz Control Following a very clever breakout from the motor pool, the escapee takes off on a killing spree with reckless abandon until Lloyd realizes that, driven by his own fatal diagnosis, he is checking off a killing bucket list. He thinks of himself as an avenging angel, and it's up to the team to stop him and put an end to the violence.
S02 E05Apr 2, 2012
Self Help The Breakout Kings are back on the job, charged with answering the perplexing question: Why does a convict escape from prison without ever leaving the prison? To commit the perfect crime. How does he do it? That's up to the team to find out.
S02 E06Apr 9, 2012
I Smell Emmy A female prison volunteer is attacked by a rough female inmate. On the way to the court hearing that is a result of that attack, the inmate takes ill at a very precise time. The transport is forced to turn into a rest stop, where the inmate escapes. When the inmate shows up at the home of the volunteer and stabs her husband it appears tragic, until it's learned the volunteer and inmate had been working together. The Breakout Kings are in hot pursuit of this "Thelma and Louise-like" duo as they make a run for it.
S02 E07Apr 16, 2012
Ain't Love (50) Grand A convict on cleanup duty is harassed day after day by one of the guards--until the day he can't take it anymore. The convict kills the guard and escapes to go find the love of his life. He loves her so much in fact, that he killed her abusive stepfather. That's how he ended up in prison. The girl, our Juliet, has led Romeo to believe that she is waiting for him and loves him eternally. However, believing him to be serving a lifelong prison sentence, she has moved on and has loved him in name only, so to speak. Enraged, Romeo kidnaps Juliet. It's up the Breakout Kings to save them both.