History's Greatest Escapes with Morgan Freeman

History's Greatest Escapes with Morgan Freeman Season 1 Episodes

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Season 1 Episode Guide

Episode 1 - Alcatraz

Four men conspire to break out of one of the most notorious prisons in American history. Three make it to the water's edge... but what happened to them when they left the island remains a mystery to this day.


Episode 2 - North Country Breakout

Stuck in prison on life sentences, two men used engineering smarts and psychological manipulation of several prison employees to escape Dannemora Prison.


Episode 3 - El Chapo

El Chapo became one of the most notorious and murderous drug cartel kingpins in modern history. His audacious escapes from maximum-security prisons in Mexico became the stuff of legends. He is now in a US supermax prison in Colorado.


Episode 4 - Conquering the Wall

Six men, led by the mastermind, Nuno Pontes, escaped Pittsburgh State Penitentiary by tunneling to freedom under the massive wall of the prison. They made it as far as Texas before being caught and returned to prison.


Episode 5 - Escaping Hitler

Allied prisoners used all kinds of forgery and engineering tactics to tunnel out of a German Prisoner of War camp. Almost all were caught, fifty were executed and three made their way to freedom.


Episode 6 - Belfast Breakout

Almost forty prisoners locked up in HM Maze prison for actions undertaken as members of the IRA, escaped in a food truck. Many were caught right away, some years later, and some were never seen again.


Episode 7 - Fleeing Hellmira

Two desperate murderers made an audacious rooftop escape from the forty foot high Elmira State Prison.


Episode 8 - Assassin's Flight

James Earl Ray, confessed killer of RFK, was a notorious escape artist. His most audacious escape involved manufacturing a ladder made of plumbing pipe and going over the wall of the Brushy Mountain State Prison.



Season 1

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