It occurred to me the other day that "Prison Break" could end with, you know, everybody dying. After all, death becomes this show.
Sure, "24" started the trend of no one is safe (opening credits be dammed), but "Prison Break" has taken it to a whole other level. Seriously, if I were on this series I would be saving my money and not making any big purchases. It's made for very exciting television amidst an uneven second season of the FOX drama. "Prison Break" has its fall finale this Monday at 8 p.m. and will return with brand new episodes on Jan. 29.
Frankly, with plot holes the size of Cleveland (do you love how everyone happens to be reading a newspaper when one of the escapees is nearby?), I'm not sure the show can or should continue for a third season. I'm already a little tired of it all. There's a lot I've liked this season -- in particular Michael's realization that his ends aren't justifying his means and that too many have died because he wanted his brother to be free. I also love the evolution of Sara's character, and I'm even on board that Mahone is on a one man mission of total annihilation.
But the show already seems to be running in place at times with several storylines that seem like filler (I like Wade Williams, but I think we could have done without the Bellick subplot). I'm not sure it has that much life left in it. How about you? Do you think there could be a season three of "Prison Break"? Are you still watching the show this season? Talk about it on the TV Gal message board.
Quotes of the Week
"My father didn't believe in making promises, which was tough for him, because they were free." Chris on "Everybody Hates Chris."
"Where have you been?" Reba to Kyra on the season premiere of "Reba." The episode marked Scarlett Pomers' return to the series.
"In a way it was impulsive, in other ways it's been 20 years in the making." Lorelai to Rory about her marriage to Christopher on "Gilmore Girls." Hmmm . .. who are they trying to convince?
"The sheriff is an idiot. I've met smarter sandwiches." Dean O'Dell to Keith on "Veronica Mars." Thanks to Bob for being the first to submit this very popular quote.
"You know who I am and you're constantly expecting me to change." Logan to Veronica on "Veronica Mars." Their relationship is stressing me out.
"Please don't be a stranger. I don't want you to feel like every time you come over here you have to nail something. I said that wrong, didn't I?" Nora to David on "Brothers & Sisters." Thanks to Mike for the quote.
"I told you. He looks like he's 12 years old." Nancy describing Jeremy (Scott Wolf) on "The Nine."
"You'll survive." Claire's father to Claire after she's furious that he's preventing her from going to homecoming on "Heroes."
"The '80s didn't come to Canada till like '93." Robin on "How I Met Your Mother." Thanks to Sarah for the quote.
"'Party of Five.' Powerful stuff. 'The O.C.' of its day." Dr. House on "House." Thanks to Bernd for the quote.
Best Exchange of the Week
"If you take loyalty and ethics out of business know what you have?" Van to Reba on "Reba."
"A television network." Reba's reply.
Where Have I Seen Them Before?