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4 Legal Ways You Can Watch The TV Show ‘Prison Break’ Online

Prison Break is one of the most thrilling and addicting TV series of all time which has gained a massive base of loyal fans who fell in love with the series. Since it is the type of show that you really can't ever find reruns of, you might think you're out of luck if you missed watching it the series when it first aired. Lucky for you, this is not the case as there are a few affordable alternatives that will allow you to instantly enjoy the Prison Break series whether its your first time watching it or your 5th. The best part about these methods is that it is completely legal (no piracy involved) and best of all you don't have to leave the comfort of your own home!

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All four seasons of Prison Break can be found on Amazon's Instant Video service for a small fee or free if you happen to have an Amazon Prime account. You have the choice to buy individual episodes for $1.99 (standard definition) or $2.99 (high definition) a piece or you can purchase a full season for the discounted price of $22.99 (SD) or $44.99 (HD).

Update (10/9) – Unfortunately, Amazon is now displaying the following message: “Due to our licensing agreements this video is currently not available for purchase or rental.” Continue to check back to see if this licensing agreement changes or choose an alternative option.


Most people use iTunes for downloading their favorite music, but a lot of people don't realize you can buy downloadable video content such as movies or TV shows to enjoy on your computer or Apple device. Similar to Amazon, iTunes allows you to purchase individual episodes for $1.99 a pop (standard definition only) or a full season for the discounted price of $34.99. iTunes has all four seasons of Prison Break available for sale as well as the 2-hour “Final Break” TV special.


By signing up for the online streaming service Netflix, you gain the ability to stream all 4 season of the show in both standard and high definition for a low monthly fee of $7.99. Netflix also provides access to thousands of streamable movies and TV shows via your computer, Xbox 360, Smart TV, smartphone, tablet, or any other compatible device. Another advantage to Netflix is their free 30-day trial (credit card required) which provides access to their full library for 30 days until your first charge.


Vudu is not as well known as the other options, but includes access to the first three seasons of Prison Break. The pricing is similar to iTunes and offers individual episodes for the cost of $1.99 a piece and full seasons for $34.99. Just like iTunes & Amazon, Vudu offers season 3 for only $19.99 as it is the only season to offer less than 22 episodes. Keep in mind these Vudu episodes are digital copies that allow offline use and are not streamable.

Don't want to stream or access digital copies of Prison Break? Don't forget, you also have the option to purchase each season in a physical DVD or Blu-Ray form through a retailer like Amazon for as low as $15.99!