First Aired

Mar 28, 2010




Network: National Geographic (US)



This high octane series tells the dramatic stories of some of the most ingenious jailbreaks in recent history, and the detective work that led to the successful recapture of escapees. Each breakout is told from the perspectives of the criminals and the teams who hunt them down.


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Breakout Episode 1

Episode 1

Seven inmates, led by convicted robber George Rivas, hatch an... Read more

Breakout Episode 2

Episode 2

Nuno Pontes and five inmates join forces to make a... Read more

Breakout Episode 3

Episode 3

Armed robber Dennis Hope is serving an 80-year sentence at... Read more

Breakout Episode 4

Episode 4

Regarded as high risk due to repeated escape attempts, Quawntay... Read more

Breakout Episode 5

Episode 5

When gang leader George Hyatte escaped from prison custody outside... Read more

Breakout Episode 6

Episode 6

John Parsons shoots an off-duty officer after a robbery and... Read more

Breakout Episode 7

Episode 7

Murderers Timothy Vail and Timothy Morgan plan to break out... Read more

Breakout Episode 8

Episode 8

Hitching a ride out of prison? Armed robber Jody Thompson... Read more

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